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Why study sustainability? It's relevant to any major.

As we think about the future, we must reconsider the way we live, work and play to make the best use of our natural resources. 

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Willamette among Princeton Review’s top colleges

The university is named among the top colleges, best value colleges and green schools.

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Be the change — the GOOD food and drink guide

Owen Carver ’03 advocates for sustainable practices and social equity in the coffee industry.

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Crafting a new business approach — the GOOD food and drink guide

Colin Schilling ’10, MBA’12 commits to environmental and social sustainability through his business, Schilling Hard Cider.

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Waste audit offers valuable lessons in sustainability

A student-organized event showed how the campus community could improve its recycling efforts.

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Green Fund awards sustainability grants

From bike racks outside Montag to a local symposium about refugees, the Green Fund program is sponsoring diverse projects that advance sustainability, equity and social justice on campus and in our community.

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Grounds crew wins Green Award

Willamette University grounds team honored with award for Large Sustainable Business of the Year.

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Chemistry professor secures $325K National Science Foundation grant

David Griffith and senior research students study estrogen in aquatic environments.

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Sparks Athletic Center LEEDs the way to sustainability

Fitness center renovation earns “gold” status from U.S. Green Building Council.

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Willamette students help the needy through harvest gleaning

Food Recovery Network travels to Molalla, Oregon, to collect hundreds of pounds of apples.

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Rummaging for sales and sustainability

Students bargain-hunt during an Opening Days event that contributes to Willamette’s waste reduction goals.

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Bearcat bikers beat the competition

Willamette team wins the local monthlong Bike More Challenge.

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New residential options help students live and learn

First-year students will be able to choose a new residential option that taps into and supports their interests in sustainability, health and wellness, and global living.

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Moving out sustainably

Students consider options to recycle and upcycle during end-of-year move out.

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Driven by sustainability and business

Lettajoe Gallup '15 MBA'16 uses her dual-degree to jump-start her career.

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Mancl ’17 aims for win-win in athletics, agriculture

Olivia Mancl ’17 earns accolades on the track and in the classroom.

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Combating climate change on the world stage

Jake Kornack '17 shares first-hand experience from the COP21 summit in Paris.

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Maya Kaup '17 stands up to her fears to champion important causes

Maya Kaup ’17 overcomes her aversion to the spotlight to champion important causes.

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Green Initiative Fund awards sustainability grants to students, staff

The awards will improve facilities, reduce waste and promote sustainability.

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Sonato ’15 works to connect Latinos and environmentalism

Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Willamette ranks 13th in nation among green colleges

The Princeton Review recognized Willamette for its sustainability efforts.

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Convocation panelists remain optimistic about Zena's future

Panelists review history, future of Zena during convocation.

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Green Initiative Fund promotes sustainability efforts across campus

The Green Initiative Fund is promoting social and environmental sustainability on campus.

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