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‘Christmas Unplugged’ makes final appearance at Willamette

Hundreds show up for the old-fashioned holiday program to support departing professor.

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Willamette MBA alumni pave the way for the future of Blockchain technology

Willamette students and alumni from all three schools came together to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency from our own distinguished alumni Neil Bergquist '09, MBA '10 and Nathan Love '05, MBA '06.

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Working together for a ‘strong future’ for Willamette MBA

Professor Michael Hand will serve as interim dean of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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Bridgeman named to Wendt Chair in Business Law

Curtis Bridgeman, dean of the Willamette University College of Law, has been appointed to the Roderick and Carol Wendt Chair in Business Law.

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Willamette MBA to host special event on blockchain technology

Open to the entire WU community, the evening’s program will include a networking and social hour, an informational presentation and a panel discussion featuring AGSM and WU professors.

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TIUA’s Gundersen to retire in December

For more than 30 years, Gunnar Gundersen, executive vice president of Tokyo International University America, has been instrumental in building the American Studies Program and developing the lasting integration between Willamette and TIUA.

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Professor Richards receives national award for teaching excellence

The civic communication and media professor was lauded for using civic engagement and experiential projects to help students learn.

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New tenure-track faculty start the year at Willamette

Willamette welcomes two tenure-track faculty members who work in the College of Liberal Arts and Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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Willamette professors volunteer at academy summer camps

The camps offer local high-schoolers a firsthand glimpse of life as a college student.

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Questions of Truth

Willamette faculty and staff discuss how the university prepares students to separate fact from fiction in an information-saturated world.

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Tools of my trade — dressage

How does the dean of a management school relax in her spare time? By entering with a trusted partner into a new venture that demands intense concentration, the willingness to learn — and occasional broken ribs.

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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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Professor Seth Cotlar lands national lectureship

Cotlar among 26 professors who will give lectures throughout the nation

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‘Wings of Fire’ makes world premiere at Willamette

Director Susan Coromel and composer Austin Green discuss the evolution and staging of the musical based on a tragic fire that shaped workers’ rights in the U.S.

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Law Professor Laura Appleman appointed to named professorship

She will become the Van Winkle Melton Professor of Law.

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Nine faculty receive tenure, promotion

President Steve Thorsett and the Board of Trustees recognize faculty members’ teaching excellence, scholarly or creative accomplishment, and university and community service.

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Tools of my trade — stage combat

Enter Associate Professor Jonathan Cole’s stage combat classroom.

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HerStory: Notable women throughout Willamette’s history

In its 175th year, the university celebrates the presence and impact of women.

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Law professor receives US Alumni TIES grant

Warren Binford receives grant to combat trafficking of child sex abuse images online.

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Remembering Professor Gwynne Skinner

Willamette Law is saddened to announce the passing of one of its most gracious, enthusiastic and accomplished professors.

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Civic Communication and Media program receives national recognition

Willamette’s CCM major prepares students to make influential, ethical contributions to civic life.

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Clean energy, legislation and language

Willamette’s faculty colloquium tackles climate change at the ballot.

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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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Up with the lark for Willamette walks

Willamette students, faculty learn about birds and identify species.

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Prof. Paul Diller submits amicus curiae brief to Supreme Court

Willamette Law Prof. Paul Diller recently submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court for the case Gill v. Whitford, which was argued Oct. 3.

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2017 Faculty Awards announced

Seven outstanding faculty members honored at Opening Convocation.

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Chemistry professor secures $325K National Science Foundation grant

David Griffith and senior research students study estrogen in aquatic environments.

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Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year

The university recognized Anna Cox, Brandi Row Lazzarini, Roy Pérez, Abigail Susik, Karen Sandrik and Kawika Pierson for their teaching, scholarship and service.

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AGSM professor awarded endowed professorship

Tim Johnson will become the third Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management and Policy Analysis.

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Life of the mind

As history professor Bill Duvall retires after 45 years at Willamette, we look at how he and other legendary faculty members have helped students discover the enduring benefits of a liberal arts education.

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Warnock aims for the stratosphere as Perlan CEO

Ed Warnock leads the record-setting Perlan Project.

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HR faculty member honored through named award

The Lisbeth Claus Trail Blazer Award recognizes professionals furthering the development of global HR practices.

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Students explored meaning of art in “PIECES and PARTS”

Inspired by an art history class, the exhibition relied on student and faculty collaboration.

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Professor Peter Harmer earns Oregon mentor award

Professor Peter Harmer’s drive to help students excel earned him a statewide award.

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Law professor is Willamette's first Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Warren Binford hopes to support the advancement of brain science research focused on child pornography.

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Psychology professor wins national teaching award

Courtney Stevens is the 2015 recipient of the Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award.

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Symeonides earns a Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Society of Comparative Law honored Symeonides for his work.

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What's God got to do with it?

Steve Green explores the origin of America's Christian founding narrative.

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Serving the law and the community

Willamette Law Professor Laura Appleman trains students to practice criminal law.

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What will bring you the greatest amount of fulfillment in your work?

Ashley Nixon, assistant professor of human resources, helps her MBA students find out.

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Professor shares lessons from visiting Saudi Arabia

Professor Holman encountered many firsts while teaching girls in Saudi Arabia.

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Professor Abigail Susik selected to attend national art history seminar

The event is aimed to strengthen the teaching of art history to undergrads.

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Seth Cotlar earns two grants to support his research project

With the awards, Seth Cotlar will continue research for his book.

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Willamette Singers achieve global recognition through DownBeat award

The jazz group gains global recognition for second straight year.

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Altman tests muscles' reaction to vibration

His experiment suggests myosin, a motor protein, is behind muscles' unusual behavior.

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Professor Andrea Stolowitz earns second Oregon Book Award

Visiting English professor Andrea Stolowitz earns recognition for her play, "Ithaka."

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Courtney Stevens recognized in "40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire"

NerdScholar recognized Courtney Stevens in its "40 Under 40: Professors who Inspire."

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Biologist explores the science behind owl attacks on Salem runners

Dave Craig discusses the science behind "Owlcapone's" behavior.

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History professor selected for CIC seminar at Yale University in June

Seth Cotlar is participating in a seminar on slave narratives at Yale University in June.

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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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Math Department promotes team building through NSF research grant

A National Science Foundation grant is funding undergraduate mathematics research.

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Remember poetry

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

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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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