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From the Marines to an MBA

Herschel Mapes ’16, MBA ’17 finds a refreshing challenge after choosing a nontraditional path.

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New housing changes help first-year students find common ground

First-Year Commons will include Terra, Belknap, Cascadia and Matthews halls and Baxter Complex.

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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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ASP class of 2017 arrives on campus next week

Campus community encouraged to make the new Bearcats feel at home.

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Campus jobs open for leadership — and non-leadership — types

All Willamette students are encouraged to apply for Campus Life jobs

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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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Convocation speaker addresses life’s great mysteries

Robert Krulwich of Radiolab urges first-year students to cultivate wonder about the world.

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Opening Days gets the class of 2020 off to a good start

The Willamette community welcomes its newest members to campus.

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Rick's Cafe returns with new management, menu, brews

The College of Law's trendy hangout welcomes students back with a grand reopening tomorrow.

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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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New residential options help students live and learn

First-year students will be able to choose a new residential option that taps into and supports their interests in sustainability, health and wellness, and global living.

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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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Convo inspires curiosity and learning

This longstanding tradition reflects both Willamette’s religious roots and its liberal arts mission.

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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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Willamette Law Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter quoted in Oregonian

Employment law expert and Willamette Professor of Law Keith Cunningham-Parmeter weighs in on pay dispute between TriMet and union

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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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Students at Sparks Fitness Center help people meet their health, fitness goals

Students launch new — and affordable — health and fitness programs for the Willamette community.

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Outdoor Program celebrates 10th anniversary this academic year

The student-run program gives students an affordable means to build connections with their peers while exploring Oregon’s natural wonders.

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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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WUCL trial team advances to finals at regional competition

Judges impressed by advocacy skills of a team of Willamette law students

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Distinguished Artists Series features Sergei Babayan

The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series will feature Sergei Babayan.

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Only at Willamette in 2015

Celebrating a year of accomplishments and milestones at Willamette.

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The Myriad Lives of a Maker

The more you talk with Will Nickerson ’16, the more you wonder, “What doesn’t he do?”

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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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Upholding a Tradition

Willamette aims to break the world record in Red Light/Green Light.

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Marijuana and Measure 91

Law and policy prohibit its possession or use on campus.

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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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New direction for the Willamette Store

Follett Higher Education took over bookstore operations on July 21.

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Princeton Review names Willamette a top college

The university earns high rankings for sustainability, impact and value.

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Students encouraged to reduce waste by donating unwanted items

A joint rummage sale and donation drive is benefiting Greek life and the Union Gospel Mission.

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Wulapalooza unites community through music, art

Wulapalooza, Willamette’s 17th earth, art and music festival, promises another thrilling Saturday of camaraderie and celebration on April 25.

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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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Convocation panelists remain optimistic about Zena's future

Panelists review history, future of Zena during convocation.

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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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Willamette among nation's best for "making an impact"

The Princeton Review lists Willamette fourth in the nation for "making an impact.”

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Dylan Jones '15 honored as finalist for Gagliardi Trophy on Wednesday

Dylan Jones '15 was recognized as one of four finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy.

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Alumni advise students on how to transition to the professional world

About 100 undergrads gained insight about the professional world at a networking event.

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Star Trees lighting hiatus intended to give trees time to recover from stress

To preserve their health, Willamette's beloved Star Trees are getting a well-deserved winter break.

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‘Oh Myyy’ — George Takei is coming to Willamette University Nov. 11

Takei, an actor and social justice activist, is the Atkinson Lecture Series speaker on Nov. 11.

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Loos earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The 10th Bearcat winner since '05, he'll study chemical engineering at Columbia University.

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25th Annual Lu'au Celebration

The 25th annual lu'au featured fire, dancing and traditional island foods.

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New TIUA class arrives from Japan

This week, Tokyo International University of America (TIUA) welcomed 123 new students to Salem.

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Willamette breaks world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

Willamette is the new record holder in Red Light/Green Light for having the most players.

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Freeby '15 earns titles and recognition

The Willamette junior is the top D3 cross country runner in the West.

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WU attempts to set new world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

With more than 1,060 participants, Willamette likely set a new record in Red Light/Green Light.

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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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WU attempts to break world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

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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WU students gain career experience through interning in San Francisco

Three Willamette students explore their passions by interning in San Francisco this summer.

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Free music, art showcased at Wulapalooza festival April 27

The 15th annual Wulapalooza, Willamette University’s free music, art and Earth festival, will take place April 27 on Brown Field.

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Native American culture celebrated during Social Pow wow at Willamette

Willamette University's student Native American Enlightenment Association (NAEA) presents its Eleventh Annual Social Pow wow on March 9.

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America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

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