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Willamette celebrates indigenous people

Lectures, presentations and a film commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in October.

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Willamette welcomes new students

Undergraduate and graduate students represent 30 states and several countries.

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Willamette recognizes staff for outstanding service to the university

Eight employees receive Employee of the Year Awards, including the inaugural Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award.

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Willamette students receive scholarship for supporting LGBT rights

Andy Blevins JD ’19 MBA ’19, Carrie Elmore JD’19 follow several WU awardees of scholarship

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Hawai’i Club presents 29th Lū’au

The event shared Polynesian music, food and traditions with the Willamette community.

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JD/MBA student who advocates for LGBTQ rights presents at Harvard

Andy Blevins JD/MBA’19 invited to speak on panel with legal experts.

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MLK celebration inspires the Willamette community to take action

Events included Into the Streets community service projects, a book club and a lecture.

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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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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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Willamette welcomes incoming students

Undergraduate, graduate students represent dozens of states and several foreign countries.

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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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President’s Task Force on Equity and Inclusion completes report

The group’s recommendations were presented to President Thorsett last week.

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Official statement in response to the withdrawal of federal protection for transgender rights

The group’s recommendations were presented to President Thorsett last week.

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Speeches, vigil and social media campaign to celebrate black history

Black Student Union club hosts several events in honor of Black History Month.

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Taking a stand at Standing Rock

Willamette staff member, students spend holiday break supporting pipeline protesters in North Dakota.

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Employee Forum recap

Staff offer input on potential chief diversity officer hire.

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Roxane Gay delivers Atkinson Lecture

The acclaimed author and “bad feminist” inspired laughter, tears, social change and self-reflection.

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Willamette’s annual Lū’au connected culture, community

The student-run production showcased history and tradition through music, dance, stories, song and food.

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MLK celebration to feature Leonard Pitts Jr.

Discussions, service reflect King's legacy.

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Law makes history at national events

Students elected to board seats, have strong showing at NAPABA and NAPALSA conventions.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Willamette University

The bestselling author will deliver “A Deeper Black: Race in America."

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Kaneko Day Camp a summer tradition

Local youth experience culture and creativity in a unique way.

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Tomodachi Program promotes friendship across cultures

Tomodachi participants share American culture with ASP students — and find they learn just as much from the experience.

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New TIUA class arrives from Japan

This week, Tokyo International University of America (TIUA) welcomed 132 new students to Salem.

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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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