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From the slopes to the courtroom

Like a snowboarding course, first-year law student April Stone's path to Willamette has been a winding and sometimes difficult path.

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After the Break

Four alumni share how the Take a Break program expanded their worldviews and inspired careers focused on social justice.

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Follow the flow to a satisfying career

Andrew Lum ’16 pairs his passion for athletics with academics and service.

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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 tops fundraising goal at Feb. 23 event

Willamette raised more than $250,000 to benefit students

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Willamette launches second 24 Hours of Giving event

Celebrate Bearcat pride and the philanthropy that makes it all possible on Feb. 23.

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Willamette ranked No. 6 for Peace Corps volunteers

More than 330 alumni have served the organization since 1961.

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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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Willamette community gives back for MLK Day

Nearly 180 students, staff spent an afternoon serving their community.

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Only at Willamette in 2015

Celebrating a year of accomplishments and milestones at Willamette.

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Cuno ’73 addresses ISIS campaign

Cultural destruction threatens world heritage.

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Maya Kaup '17 stands up to her fears to champion important causes

Maya Kaup ’17 overcomes her aversion to the spotlight to champion important causes.

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Willamette earns national recognition for community service efforts

The university is named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Sonato ’15 works to connect Latinos and environmentalism

Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge.

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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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Students find their voices through community radio

What’s it like to host a radio show? Chemistry professor Karen McFarlane Holman’s “Community Radio” students try it firsthand — and learn about themselves along the way.

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Alum earns accolades for entrepreneurial pursuits

He started five companies in 30 months. He set a world record for largest snowball fight. And now Neil Bergquist ’09, MBA’10 is Washington's 2014 Small Entrepreneur of the Year.

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Willamette receives national honor for its commitment to serving others

The university is named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Kappa Sigmas don kilts during the Walk to Defeat ALS in California

More than 30 fraternity brothers recently took part in an ALS fundraiser in California to help one of their own.

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Alumni Weekend sparks analysis of Willamette University's motto

"Not unto ourselves alone are we born" is a life principle for many alumni.

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Alumnus runs across America to learn about community problems

Adam Meyer '09 seeks to engage with people whose lives he hopes to improve.

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Freedman '09 earns prestigious award to study public health abroad

Hayley Freedman '09 wins a scholarship to earn her master's degree in Europe.

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WU students, staff serve community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Nearly 200 Willamette students and staff volunteered at six sites throughout Salem on Jan. 20.

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Astrophysicist offers advice to incoming students at convocation

David J. Helfand, president and vice chancellor of Quest University Canada, is Willamette University’s 2013 convocation speaker.

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Associate dean appointed to task force to improve student learning

Mark Stewart focuses on improving student learning through new role.

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Willamette student awarded national Truman Scholarship for grad school

Mariah Grubb '14 learns she's a Truman Scholar during the last 10 minutes of an anthropology class.

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Willamette Academy benefit celebrates students’ successes

On March 15, Willamette Academy is hosting "Believe in Me," a fundraiser to celebrate its students' successes.

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Willamette Academy benefit celebrates students’ successes

More than 120 Willamette students and staff volunteered throughout Salem Jan. 21 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Mascot issues explored through Willamette Day performance

American Indian mascot issues will be addressed through Willamette’s Indian Country Conversations Series at this year’s Willamette Day performance.

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Two WU students accepted into Teach for America program

Through Teach for America, Brad Schultz and Candace Hamar will instruct disadvantaged youths.

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