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Campus update on advancement

VP Shelby Radcliffe provides an overview of FY18 progress.

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Bearcats reconnect with alma mater

Alumni Reunion Weekend celebrates the Willamette community, people and place.

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Not Unto Ourselves Alone with Travis Stiles ’05

Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 explains how three professors and a fraternity brother inspired his potentially life-saving research.

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On top of her game

Rosie Roberson ’99 has created nearly 100 games and was nominated for a Toy and Game Inventor Excellence Award.

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Willamette baseball impresses as runner-up in NCAA West Regional

Bearcats enjoy record-setting season and finish just short of advancing to national championship.

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A first-time novelist earns critical acclaim

Gabriel Tallent ’10 takes literary world by storm with debut novel “My Absolute Darling.”

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Spanish major travels half the world

Phoebe Keever ’07 broadens her perspective and helps others during service trips.

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Mentor of the Year provides a “home away from home” to students

Willamette Law selects Nani Apo JD’13, honors three others for Hon. Mary Mertens James award.

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Atkinson Archive Podcast launches

New podcast highlights talent and expertise that make Willamette MBA Oregon’s top MBA program.

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Willamette ranked in top 10 for Peace Corps volunteers

The only Oregon school in the top 10 colleges with fewer than 5,000 undergraduates, Willamette has 13 Bearcats serving around the world.

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Women’s basketball is in fifth place nationally for cancer fundraiser

The only Division III school in the top 10, Willamette can win a huge cash bonus by getting the most new pledges the week of Feb. 18.

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I Love WU

Students know their lives will change when they come to Willamette. But sometimes the unexpected happens — they fall in love.

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In conversation with Emilio Solano ’09

Willamette Academy’s executive director explains how the program helps teenagers — and society — reach their potential.

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Alumnus exposes devastating slaughter of elephants

John Poulsen ’94 publishes research that leads to crackdown on poachers.

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Alumna uncovers rich history in Scotland

Michelle Atherton’s Willamette experience led her to a unique conservation project abroad.

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Choir alumni celebrate their community of music

Former Willamette singers return to campus for a special reunion and a remarkable professor.

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Travis Stiles ’05 Named Johnson and Johnson trailblazing scientist

Travis Stiles ’05 president and CEO of Novoron Bioscience moves closer to reversing nerve damage caused by Multiple Sclerosis.

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Happy Birthday, Waller Hall!

The “old historic temple” turns 150.

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Willamette Academy makes important progress

The executive director provides an update on the popular college access program for underrepresented students.

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Willamette trustee honors legendary mathematics professor

A $5.5 million pledge will impact students and faculty in mathematics and physics.

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Hallie Ford honors 25 years of contemporary American Indian art

Art museum has long history with Crow’s Shadow Institute of Arts.

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Alumni Weekend will bring Bearcat grads back to campus

Events for alumni to reconnect and reunite with classmates kick off on Friday.

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Sewing new and old tales into familiar fabrics

In her latest work, acclaimed Native American artist Marie Watt ’90 explores the symbiotic relationships between humans and the natural world.

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Willamette Store temporarily closes next month for renovation

In her latest work, acclaimed Native American artist Marie Watt ’90 explores the symbiotic relationships between humans and the natural world.

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Fundraising brought in $17.785M for 2016–17

Gifts recognize the university’s past and future impact, will enhance the student experience.

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Seven countries in one summer

Photos, letters from 1954 Willamette student bike trip are available in university archives.

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MBA alumni planning world’s biggest cider house in Portland

Colin Schilling ’10 MBA’12 and Kornei MBA’12 plan ambitious Portland expansion.

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Recipe for a successful baking company

From an enterprising class project, two Willamette alumni built a thriving gluten-free business.

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In conversation with Anelise Zimmer '16

As the student speaker at Commencement 2016, Anelise Zimmer ’16 drew on her Willamette experiences and urged her fellow new graduates to find the courage to climb life’s mountains.

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Artists in residence

Studio art seniors say goodbye to Willamette with a show of talent.

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In nature's grip

Filmmaker John Waller ’98 journeys into uncharted territory to share stories of discovery, beauty and love.

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Willamette Law alumna Kelly Cole JD’96 joins CTIA as senior vice president of government affairs

Kelly A. Cole JD’96 was named senior vice president of government affairs for CTIA - The Wireless Association in Washington, D.C.

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Willamette Law alumnus Stanton D. Anderson JD’69 joins Blue Ridge Network's team of advisors

Willamette University College of Law alumnus Stanton D. Anderson JD’69 joined Blue Ridge Network, bringing his global and business experience to the team of advisors.

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Two Willamette Law students named Shepherd Scholars, positively impact LGBTQ legal issues

Third-year law students Bailey Moody and Jessica Cavallero each received a 2016 Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship for $6,500 for their commitment to improving the quality of life for minorities.

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Law Professor Paul Diller comments on SCOTUS corruption ruling in Statesman Journal

Law Professor Paul Diller was quoted in a Statesman Journal article reporting on the United States Supreme Court ruling that ordered lower courts to reconsider whether the government's evidence of corruption is strong enough to try former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell.

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Tyler Reich '06 named AVP for university relations

An alumnus of Willamette, Reich returns to work in the advancement division.

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Law Professor Dobbins comments in PBJ article on ACA's 'Risk Corridors' program

Willamette's Civil Procedure Expert and Law Professor Jeffrey C. Dobbins commented in a PBJ Article Reporting on a Lawsuit by Health Republic Insurance Co. Seeking $20 Million Dollars.

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Law Professor Jeff Dobbins weighs in on Oregon's public records law

Willamette's civil procedure expert and law professor commented in Statesman-Journal article that reported on a recent judicial opinion concerning the ongoing dispute between former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes and The Oregonian.

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Law Professor Paul Diller makes sense of law affecting disputes between a city and its county

Diller sheds light on the city of Cascade Locks' legal options to open a water-bottling operation in Hood River County, where voters recently approved a ban on such facilities within the county limits.

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Lorenzo Williams JD'77 receives National Bar Association Award for Civil Rights

Law graduate recognized as pioneer who demonstrates concern for human and civil rights has history of significant litigation wins and community involvement

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Whipple '74 to lead Campus Life

The new VP for Campus Life begins June 1.

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Theresa Wright JD’81 receives Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award

Willamette Law’s director of externships and alumna recognized for dedication and service

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Hon. Paul De Muniz JD’75 honored with Literacy Trailblazer Award

Former OSC Chief Justice and Willamette Law’s Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence and alumnus has history of giving back to community

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Willamette Law Professor David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune article about Oracle’s failed Cover Oregon website

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A team built on a lasting foundation

Head Basketball Coach Kip Ioane ’01, MAT ’02 leads by example.

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Willamette Magazine features four alumni musicians

Read about these four alumni in Willamette Magazine

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World War II helped shape Sen. Mark Hatfield’s political career

Hatfield ’43 made significant contributions to foreign policy during his 30-year career as an Oregon senator.

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Bearcats dominate 'Battle of the Beasts'

Three wins in one weekend - including soccer, volleyball and a donor challenge.

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Navigating the Corporate World

Campus leadership positions prepared Zhang for work at several major companies.

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Sigma Chi honors Jim Booth '64 with award

The award is the highest honor Sigma Chi can bestow upon its members.

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Renjen MM'86 named among world’s most influential business leaders

Punit Renjen MM '86, CEO of Deloitte Global and a Willamette trustee, was honored for his work inspiring others.

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Willamette greets new graduate students

Nearly 200 first-year students enrolled at Atkinson, College of Law

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Willamette celebrates Class of 2019 during annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 21

Psychology professor and author Dacher Keltner offers students advice on achieving happiness.

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Opening Days showcases Willamette's community to new students

From swimming to volleyball, the Class of 2019 explored Willamette’s offerings.

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More Willamette students are going Greek

Thirty-four percent of students took part in Greek life as of last spring.

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Career Services earns national recognition for its student programs

Willamette earns three top awards, two finalist recognitions in five years

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Willamette University launches renewed website this summer

The site is designed for mobile optimization and includes new multimedia tools for storytelling.

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Willamette University celebrates Class of 2015 at commencement

Three acclaimed speakers helped celebrate the achievements of WU graduates on May 17.

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Risa Cromer '04 earns prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship

Risa Cromer ’04 is one of four anthropologists across the nation to receive the award.

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Christina Johnson '14 earns National Science Foundation fellowship

With the stipend, Christina Johnson '14 is pursuing her doctorate in microbiology.

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Student, alumnus earn Fulbright scholarships

Tejeswara Reddy ’12 and Elisa Ahern ’15 are both teaching English in Europe later this year.

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Willamette community explores its capitol connections at April 2 event

At the Oregon State Capitol, students and staff networked with alumni working in government.

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Two students earn Oregon newspaper internships this summer

Zane Sparling and Emily Hoard will work at Oregon newspapers this summer.

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Humanity in Action names its first Willamette University fellow

Through the program, Maria Hernandez ’15 will explore national histories of discrimination and resistance.

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Greenfield merged financial, social values at Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

Atkinson Lecture featured Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.

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Willamette community raises over $200k

Inaugural “24 Hours of Giving” event supported by over 750 donors.

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Shields’ delicious tribute

Fans flip over his edible artworks.

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Student earns first Luce Scholarship

Christian Oldham ’14, MBA ’15 will spend a year in Japan studying ikebana.

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Willamette ranked No. 10 for number of alumni serving in Peace Corps

With 11 alumni serving overseas, Willamette snags the No. 10 spot among small schools.

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Amadou Fofana wins Mellon Fellowship at Duke University

Amadou Fofana has been awarded a Humanities Writ Large fellowship at Duke University.

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Remember poetry

In "Poetry," Chasar considers the vanishing memorized poem.

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Roger Shimomura discusses how stereotypes have influenced his art

Shimomura discusses his creative process Jan. 23 as part of MLK celebration.

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Former Oregon Governor believes the fight for equality must continue

Former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts shares her personal story as part of a MLK celebration.

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Alumnus, visiting English professor nominated for Oregon Book Awards

An alumnus and visiting English professor were both nominated for their plays.

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Shimomura connects art making to life events in "An American Diary"

Artist Roger Shimomura will share how race, ethnicity influenced his art in "An American Diary" on Jan. 23.

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