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Madeline DeFrees Inducted into Hall of Achievement

Marylhurst alum Madeline DeFrees was inducted into the University of Oregon School of Jourmalism & Communications' Hall of Achievement in November 2013.

Established in 1998, the Hall of Achievement honors alumni and faculty members of the School of Journalism and Communication for their outstanding accomplishments and exceptional contributions to the field of journalism and the communities in which they live and work.

DeFrees earned a MA in Journalism from the University of Oregon in 1951. A well-known author and poet, DeFrees has written two chapbooks, two nonfiction books, and eight poetry collections including Blue Dusk, which earned her the 2002 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and a Washington Book Award.

Madeline DeFrees earned a BA in English from Marylhurst in 1948. Her latest collection, Spectral Waves, won the 2007 Washington State Book Award for poetry.

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