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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.
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Gary Curtis
1959 | Engineering

Gary was featured in KING 5 News for his work in the design and renovation of the Seattle Space Needle. 

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Paul Rhynard
2004 | Business Administration

Paul has been named CEO of Walla Walla based company, Wilkinson Bread Company (WBC).

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Tamara Thomas
1983 | Biology

Tamara, currently serving as dean of the School of Medicine as well as executive vice president of medical affairs at Loma Linda University, was recently featured on the School of Medicine's Evening Rounds podcast.

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Back to You

Alumni share their stories in their own words

Jumping the bar
August 29, 2022

Jumping the bar

by Michael Moore '16, business accounting

An unexpected trip
June 30, 2022

An unexpected trip

by Abbie (Lam Yuen) Watt '69, nursing

Reflections of a lifelong woodworker
March 08, 2022

Reflections of a lifelong woodworker

by Gerald Winslow ’67, theology



Flowers, food, and knowing my neighbor
November 29, 2021

Flowers, food, and knowing my neighbor

by Bill Gerber '84, business administration

Gratitude for mentors
November 12, 2021

Gratitude for mentors

By Dustin Kelley '11, history and religion

Westwind magazine

Curated stories and news to inspire and reconnect WWU alumni

Current issue: Summer 2022


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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, Brooke Fisher, Ashley Herber, Lauren Vizcarra