News Releases

Willamette to add women’s lacrosse

Plans include a club team in 2017–18 and a varsity team in 2018–19.

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Alicia LeDuc chosen as winner of Don Turner Moot Court Competition

Participants in the Don Turner Moot Court Competition finished their arguments and the winner was chosen on Nov. 10.

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Overture: Music Inspired by Shakespeare

A full symphony, choral ensemble and pair of pianists from Willamette University will present a musical event inspired by Shakespeare.

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NAAC moot court competition names winners

Willamette University College of Law hosted the annual National Appellate Advocacy Competition last week, where students argued a criminal matter in front of judges.

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Winners chosen in Spaulding Trial Competition

The College of Law’s Bruce Spaulding Trial Competition held its final round of contests September 14, with third-year law students Stacey Gibbons and Lauren Barnes selected as winners.

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Student Bar Association elects new class officers

Willamette Law’s Student Bar Association held elections this week and elected new officers for each class.

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College of Law hires three new faculty members

Professors Gilden, Simowitz and Meyers join the College of Law's faculty of dedicated teachers and leading legal scholars.

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College of Law welcomes new associate dean for Student Affairs and Administration

Focused on student success, self-proclaimed "policy nerd" to dig in and find what works best for our law students.

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Law Professor Davidson quoted in Statesman Journal on lasting impact of Oregon v. Rideout

Willamette law professor Caroline Davidson discusses how rape trials have changed in the 38 years since the landmark spouse rape case in 1978.

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Symeonides honored, teaches course at prestigious international law academy in Europe

Law Professor Symeon Symeonides is one of only six American law professors chosen to teach the general course at The Hague Academy of International Law.

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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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Freshman to law degree in six years: PSU and Willamette Law announce new 3+3 Program

Willamette University College of Law and Portland State University are launching a new 3+3 Program.

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The Prodigy Club? College of Law welcomes four of the youngest first-year law students in its history

The average age of a law student is 26, but this year we have four entering students under the age of 21.

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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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Willamette Law Professor Symeon C. Symeonides releases new book

Oxford University Press published Symeon Symeonides' 26th book Oxford Commentaries on American Law: Choice of Law.

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Sen. Mark Hatfield's legacy explored Jan. 26

Hatfield '43 made significant advances abroad while serving as Oregon's senator from 1967 to 1997.

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“My Case is Altered” premieres at Willamette

Race, class, gender roles explored in fall production.

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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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Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Willamette University

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

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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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“bobrauschenbergamerica” opens Sept. 24

The comedy is based loosely on the works of American painter Bob Rauschenberg.

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Atkinson Accreditation Reaffirmed

Willamette MBA accreditation reaffirmed by AACSB International

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Hoyts' Passion for Giving Back

George and Colleen Hoyt are passionate about the education of not-for-profit managers.

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Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21

Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21.

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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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Law grads receive diplomas

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

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Willamette Law Student Wins "Best Advocate" Prize at Moot Court Competition

Third-year law student Kelly Huedepohl received a “Best Advocate” prize at the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

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