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WWU alumni in the news

Have you or a fellow WWU alumnus been in the news? We want to celebrate with you.
Your career milestones are an inspiration to current and future WWU students.
Send your news links to westwind@wallawalla.edu.

Maureen Hayden
2017 | Biology

Hayden was featured on KXXV Channel 25 and in Texas A&M News about finding ways to continue her research on the health of oceans while dealing with retinopathy prematurity.
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Earl Bolton
1936 | Physics

At age 106, Bolton was featured in The Columbian as Clark County’s oldest man to be vaccinated for the coronavirus.
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Emily (Wilkens) Poole
2010 | Health

Stories from Poole’s 2011 book African Rice Heart about her student missions experience were read on Spokane Public Radio.
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Back to You

Alumni share their stories in their own words

'Like the air I breathe'
July 01, 2021

'Like the air I breathe'

By Jean Inaba ’80, communication media

‘God brought me through’
April 05, 2021

‘God brought me through’

by Linda Foxworth ’92

The journey doesn’t end here
March 11, 2021

The journey doesn’t end here

by Kate Beck ’14

Remote work
March 26, 2020

Remote work

by Jonathan De Leon ’18

The power of nature
December 02, 2019

The power of nature

by Sheila VonBergen att. (preprofessional)

Westwind magazine

Curated stories and news to inspire and reconnect WWU alumni

Current issue: Spring 2021

Know someone who should share their story?

Tell us about them! Send an email to westwind@wallawalla.edu.

Walla Walla University alumni as well as current and former faculty and staff are invited to submit AlumNote information to be included in Westwind.

In Memory
Family members of deceased alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to submit obituary information to be included in Westwind.

Westwind staff
 Kelsi Nash
Student staff writers: Kiersten Ekkens, Ashley Herber, Brooke Sample

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