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Not unto ourselves alone are we born

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One of 40 Colleges That Change Lives

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11 of the 26 Oregon Professors of the Year are from Willamette

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Professor Karen Holman
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Undergraduate Admission

For almost 175 years — longer than Oregon, Washington and California have been states — Willamette has provided rigorous and personalized education to students who have gone on to shape the political, economic, social and artistic character of the Northwest and the world.

We’ve got stellar professors who challenge students to develop new approaches to age-old problems through personalized learning and research projects. Wide-ranging social experiences keep our campus buzzing, and our students are deeply committed to our motto, Non nobis solum nati sumus — Not unto ourselves alone are we born.

All of these characteristics earned us recognition as one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives.” As you explore our site, you’ll quickly find that we’re a place like no other. Come visit us to experience Willamette for yourself.

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Why Willamette?

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Campus jobs open for leadership — and non-leadership — types

All Willamette students are encouraged to apply for Campus Life jobs

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Three English professors named finalists for Oregon Book Awards

Deulen, Nadelson and Stolowitz are in the running for 2017 honors.

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Willamette’s top 10 animal photos on Instagram in 2016

Did Bearcats love dogs, ducks, goats or owls the most?

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