Current issue: Fall 2019

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Back to You
WWU alumni share their stories
in their own words

Taking bold steps to combat racism
February 25, 2019

Taking bold steps to combat racism

by Elta Jackson-Henry ’95 and ’96

Pursuing life with passion
February 25, 2019

Pursuing life with passion

by David Russell ’79

Back to You is a venue for alumni to share their stories. It is not a place to advertise products or services.

Seen and Heard
WWU alumni in the news

Share your story!
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.

Victoria Burghart

2016 | Biology
Victoria Burghart, a fourth-year medical student studying psychiatry at Loma Linda University, was interviewed on the podcast “Psychiatry & Psychotherapy” on the topic “Is Social Media Good for Mental Health?”
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Eric and Katie Harris

2008 | Business and Automotive Service
2012 | Nursing
Eric and Katie Harris were featured in the Gleaner, the magazine of the North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, for their work to establish Bear Canyon Farm, a working farm at Mount Ellis Academy in Bozeman, Mont.
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Carl Wilkens

1981 | Industrial Education
Carl Wilkens was awarded the 2019 Abarinzi b’lgihango (Protectors of Friendship Pact) award for his courage in protecting thousands of Rwandans during the 1994 genocide and for promoting reconciliation in its aftermath.
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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.

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 Kim Strobel
Student staff writers: Kiersten Ekkens, Makena Horton, Brooke Sample

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