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Willamette baseball impresses as runner-up in NCAA West Regional

Bearcats enjoy record-setting season and finish just short of advancing to national championship.

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First-generation student aims for healthcare career

Sierra Wilson ’18 heads to the National Institutes of Health this fall.

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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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Take A Break combines volunteering, leadership and learning

Student-led groups travel to Seattle, Boise, San Francisco and Fresno for spring break.

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Varsity triathlon competition begins fall 2021

The women's team will compete in fall 2021.

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Waste audit offers valuable lessons in sustainability

A student-organized event showed how the campus community could improve its recycling efforts.

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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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Internship steers BA/MBA grad to auto industry

A semester at Daimler Trucking helped J. Connor Maloney BA/MBA ’18 define his career path.

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Traditional Malay dance, bird song animates choir performance

Willamette Chamber Choir performed at regional conference for 18th time.

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Wulapalooza rocks Brown Field

Students celebrated the 20th annual Wulapalooza — Willamette University’s annual earth, art and music festival — on April 14.

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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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Mentor of the Year provides a “home away from home” to students

Willamette Law selects Nani Apo JD’13, honors three others for Hon. Mary Mertens James award.

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Willamette Academy celebrates its new home

Staff and students welcomed visitors at an open house.

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Athletics facilities renovated and improved

A number of Willamette University’s athletic facilities are undergoing renovation and construction projects.

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An OUTLaw’s journey to becoming a lawyer

Megan Hinzdel JD’18 wants to create more inclusive communities in the workplace and beyond.

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Lessons from the ‘oracle’ of investing

MBA students get rare opportunity to visit with icon Warren Buffett

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Women’s basketball is in fifth place nationally for cancer fundraiser

The only Division III school in the top 10, Willamette can win a huge cash bonus by getting the most new pledges the week of Feb. 18.

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I Love WU

Students know their lives will change when they come to Willamette. But sometimes the unexpected happens — they fall in love.

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ASP arrival day is Monday, Feb. 5 — Get involved!

Welcome the buses, join the class at dinner — here's how to help welcome the new ASP class!

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Delta Gamma members vote unanimously to vacate chapter house

The sorority will relinquish the lease to their house at the end of the academic year.

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MBA for Professionals program celebrates commencement

The university recognized the accomplishments of 59 graduates of the Salem and Portland cohorts in a ceremony Saturday.

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Top 10 Willamette Instagram posts of 2017

The total solar eclipse, relighting of the Star Trees and colorful campus received the most love on the university’s account.

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Tools of my trade — stage combat

Enter Associate Professor Jonathan Cole’s stage combat classroom.

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In conversation with Emilio Solano ’09

Willamette Academy’s executive director explains how the program helps teenagers — and society — reach their potential.

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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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NAPABA Convention a success for Willamette Law students

Five Willamette Law students represented the school in great fashion last weekend at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Convention.

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Kostantinos Efstathiou hits the ground running

Willamette’s new campus rec director talks about his past and future plans for the university

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A summer of science turns students on to research

During this Willamette program, students make breakthroughs while working side-by-side with professors.

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Happy families

Student-run Family Weekend earns kudos for its organization and events.

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Willamette plans for future capital improvement projects

The university will direct funding to athletic projects, followed by continued enhancements to residential spaces.

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Students sign up for a variety of clubs and groups

Activities and Resources Expo featured more than 100 opportunities for student involvement.

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Willamette welcomes incoming students

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

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Updates to campus food service for fall semester

Dining Services seeks input on menu offerings. Cat Cavern will transition to event-only venue.

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Willamette Store temporarily closes next month for renovation

Dining Services seeks input on menu offerings. Cat Cavern will transition to event-only venue.

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A passion for social justice

Alika Masei ’17 has dedicated his college career to creating a better place for all students.

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SARAs celebrate a decade of service

Sexual Assault Response Allies provide victims of sexual assault the option of speaking confidentially and anonymously to a fellow student.

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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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Tracy Hoffman Memorial run honors alumnus April 10

The fraternity hopes to make history by raising $25,000.

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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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