Pow wow brings community together for celebration, sharing and remembrance

Hosted by the Native and Indigenous Student Union, the event commemorated its 16th anniversary.

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A snail’s life

Unconventional, multimedia Dempsey Lecture chronicles the environmental plight of Taiwan’s golden treasure snail.

Blitz the Bearcat with the Willamette motto "Not unto ourselves alone are we born."

Willamette to welcome Bearcat Days visitors

Please join us in welcoming approximately 500 guests to campus for Bearcat Days on March 15–16, April 5–6 and 12–13.

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Professor Binford comments on sanctuary state jurisdictions

Comments by Attorney General Jeff Sessions about blocking portions of California laws may also affect Oregon.

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Willamette statement on admission evaluation in wake of Florida tragedy

Willamette will not consider in its admission decisions disciplinary action against high school or transfer students who engage in actions related to responsible citizenship and civic engagement.

Upcoming event

Bearcat Days

March 15–16, April 5–6 and 12–13

Admitted students and their families are invited to step into the boots of Bearcat for a few days.

students sitting in a circle outside talking
Upcoming event

29th Hawai'i Club Lū'au

April 21

Join this celebration of the rich history, food and music from across Polynesia.

Willamette student dancing in 2017 luau
Upcoming Event

Wings of Fire: A World Premiere Musical

April 12–28

Based on the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, this musical honors the resilience of the human spirit.

Wings of Fire poster, crowd marching in 1911 protest with signs saying "We mourn our loss" Ladies Waist and Dressmakers Union
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Atkinson rebuilds admissions and recruitment teams

Reboot aims to create smoother and more impactful experiences for prospective students.

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Saalfeld and Griggs take a break

After practicing together for 40 years, the two prominent Salem attorneys make retirement their resolution for the new year.

Jim Griggs '71, JD'75 and Bob Saalfeld JD'74 spent the last 40 years working together at their law practice, Saalfeld & Griggs, in Salem.
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Willamette welcomes the new ASP class

Students from Tokyo International University join the campus community for a year.

ASP Student Welcome