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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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Happy Birthday, Waller Hall!

The “old historic temple” turns 150.

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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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Fundraising brought in $17.785M for 2016–17

Gifts recognize the university’s past and future impact, will enhance the student experience.

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AGSM faculty offer leadership advice to undergrads

A series of interactive events helps students get ahead in their career preparation.

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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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Law Professor Friedman quoted in Associated Press article on settlement of Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit

Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman commented on the resolution of the Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit in a September 15 Associated Press story.

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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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Opening Days begins this week

Willamette gears up for a new academic year and the arrival of the class of 2020.

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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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College of Law welcomes updated Rick's Café: New coffee, lunch items

Breakfast and lunchtime at the College of Law get a welcomed boost from new management, professional staff, Caffe Umbria beans and new grab-and-go lunch options.

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Questions of justice

An unusual class takes Willamette students inside prison walls to discover a new perspective on crime and punishment.

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In conversation with Anelise Zimmer '16

As the student speaker at Commencement 2016, Anelise Zimmer ’16 drew on her Willamette experiences and urged her fellow new graduates to find the courage to climb life’s mountains.

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Artists in residence

Studio art seniors say goodbye to Willamette with a show of talent.

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Law Professor David A. Friedman quoted in articles explaining Oregon v. Oracle's escalating legal cost and tactics

Willamette Professor of Law David A. Friedman comments on the escalating legal tactics involved in the Oregon v. Oracle case.

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Willamette Law Professor Green files amicus brief in SCOTUS case Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley

Scholars of legal and religious history, including Willamette Law Professor Steven K. Green filed an amicus brief for Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley, being heard by the United States Supreme Court.

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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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Law Professor Peter Molk discusses LLC owners, default statutory protections on New York Business Divorce podcast

Economics and law expert Willamette University College of Law Assistant Professor Peter Molk was interviewed by Peter Mahler host of the “New York Business Divorce” podcast.

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Law Professor Paul Diller comments on SCOTUS corruption ruling in Statesman Journal

Law Professor Paul Diller was quoted in a Statesman Journal article reporting on the United States Supreme Court ruling that ordered lower courts to reconsider whether the government's evidence of corruption is strong enough to try former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell.

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William J. Howe III JD‘75 receives Meyer Elkin Essay Award for article in the Family Court Review

Willamette University College of Law Alumnus William J. Howe III JD ‘75, received the Meyer Elkin Essay Award from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Family Court Review.

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Law Professor Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune article discussing Oregon’s legal tab

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Tribune article discussing the cost of the Oracle v. Oregon case.

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Law Professor Dobbins comments in PBJ article on ACA's 'Risk Corridors' program

Willamette's Civil Procedure Expert and Law Professor Jeffrey C. Dobbins commented in a PBJ Article Reporting on a Lawsuit by Health Republic Insurance Co. Seeking $20 Million Dollars.

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Willamette Law alumnus Donald L. Krahmer receives the 2016 Living and Giving Award

Willamette University College of Law alumnus Donald L. Krahmer Jr. ‘81, JD/MBA‘87 receive the Living and Giving Award.

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Law Professor Friedman discusses how law firm’s reorganization will impact law students

Willamette Associate Professor of Law David A. Friedman discusses how local law firm's reorganization will impact law students seeking employment.

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Law Professor Friedman quoted in PBJ article on Oracle v. Oregon dispute

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Business Journal article discussing the ongoing political ramifications of the Oracle v. Oregon legal battle.

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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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Law Professor Jeff Dobbins weighs in on Oregon's public records law

Willamette's civil procedure expert and law professor commented in Statesman-Journal article that reported on a recent judicial opinion concerning the ongoing dispute between former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes and The Oregonian.

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Law Professor Paul Diller makes sense of law affecting disputes between a city and its county

Diller sheds light on the city of Cascade Locks' legal options to open a water-bottling operation in Hood River County, where voters recently approved a ban on such facilities within the county limits.

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Willamette celebrates the class of 2016

Undergraduate, law and MBA students celebrated before family and friends.

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Jessica Weiss ’18 publishes academic paper, lands coveted NYC internship

Willamette’s liberal arts approach creates opportunities for Jessica Weiss ’18.

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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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Carson, Colloquium research grants announced

Students will explore ideas from classical to contemporary, at home and abroad.

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Willamette Law Professor David A. Friedman comments in PBJ article

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Business Journal article discussing Oracle’s latest legal tactic in an ongoing dispute with the state of Oregon

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Willamette Law Professor Steven Green quoted in Tennessean

Religion and law expert and Willamette Professor of Law Steven Green discusses hurdles to potential lawsuits from a bill to make the Bible the official book of Tennessee

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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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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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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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Law professor is Willamette's first Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Warren Binford hopes to support the advancement of brain science research focused on child pornography.

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Combating climate change on the world stage

Jake Kornack '17 shares first-hand experience from the COP21 summit in Paris.

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Alumna, professor help Anya Rogala ’16 find her way

Through the help of her mentor, Anya Rogala ’16 transforms two internships into a chosen career.

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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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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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Upholding a Tradition

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

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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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Green Initiative Fund awards sustainability grants to students, staff

The awards will improve facilities, reduce waste and promote sustainability.

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Willamette University launches renewed website this summer

The site is designed for mobile optimization and includes new multimedia tools for storytelling.

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Construction projects underway

The work includes renovating a residence hall and remodeling lab spaces.

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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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Native American programming helped with new, $30,000 grant

The funds will help recruit, support and retain Native American students at Willamette.

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Willamette University celebrates Class of 2015 at commencement

Three acclaimed speakers helped celebrate the achievements of WU graduates on May 17.

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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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Willamette Singers achieve global recognition through DownBeat award

The jazz group gains global recognition for second straight year.

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Students become teachers for SSRD

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students lead the discussions as they present their projects.

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Willamette ranks 13th in nation among green colleges

The Princeton Review recognized Willamette for its sustainability efforts.

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Speakers chosen for 2015 commencement ceremonies

Speakers for the undergrad, graduate schools will share remarks May 17.

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Student, alumnus earn Fulbright scholarships

Tejeswara Reddy ’12 and Elisa Ahern ’15 are both teaching English in Europe later this year.

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Willamette community explores its capitol connections at April 2 event

At the Oregon State Capitol, students and staff networked with alumni working in government.

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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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Courtney Stevens recognized in "40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire"

NerdScholar recognized Courtney Stevens in its "40 Under 40: Professors who Inspire."

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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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Greenfield merged financial, social values at Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

Atkinson Lecture featured Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.

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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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Student earns first Luce Scholarship

Christian Oldham ’14, MBA ’15 will spend a year in Japan studying ikebana.

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Theatre touted as nation's best by OnStage

The OnStage blog calls Willamette's Theatre program "absolutely incredible."

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Willamette ranked No. 10 for number of alumni serving in Peace Corps

With 11 alumni serving overseas, Willamette snags the No. 10 spot among small schools.

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Two students earn fellowships to study public policy this summer

Juniors Grecia Garcia and Julian Juarez will learn about public policy and international affairs this summer.

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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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Green Initiative Fund promotes sustainability efforts across campus

The Green Initiative Fund is promoting social and environmental sustainability on campus.

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Amadou Fofana wins Mellon Fellowship at Duke University

Amadou Fofana has been awarded a Humanities Writ Large fellowship at Duke University.

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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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Remember poetry

In "Poetry," Chasar considers the vanishing memorized poem.

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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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Former Oregon Governor believes the fight for equality must continue

Former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts shares her personal story as part of a MLK celebration.

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Shimomura connects art making to life events in "An American Diary"

Artist Roger Shimomura will share how race, ethnicity influenced his art in "An American Diary" on Jan. 23.

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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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Willamette's Global Community

The American Studies Program represents a world of experience.

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Dylan Jones '15 named one of four finalists for Gagliardi Trophy

The winner will be announced Dec. 17 at a banquet in Salem, Va.

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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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Chemistry professor earns undergraduate research grant

Chuck Williamson and a team of students will study the fundamental processes of mixing two liquids.

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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 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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'Oh Myyy' — George Takei sheds light on social justice issues

Actor, social justice activist shares stories of personal struggle during Atkinson Lecture.

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Businessweek ranks Willamette's MBA as among best in the country

Only two schools in the Pacific Northwest made Businessweek's 2014 list.

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Speaker wants ‘yes’ on 88

Jose Antonio Vargas speaks about the Oregon ballot measure and immigration reform.

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Author shares advice for how to create a sustainable campus

Mitchell Thomashow promotes personal, community and planetary well being at Oct. 21 lecture.

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Finding "The Lost Way"

The professor's latest book examines early gospels for insight into Jesus' teachings.

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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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Stennett '94 explores idea of survival through art

Adam Stennett ’94 spoke at Willamette as part of the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture Series.

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Willamette Singers earned rare opportunity to perform with Ben Folds

Willamette's vocal jazz group performed with Folds and the Oregon Symphony in Portland Sept. 20.

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Altman named fellow of the Scialog 'Molecules Come to Life' Initiative

Through the fellowship, professor Altman will pursue untested ideas in physical cell biology.

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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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‘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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Oxford audience will guide Peel's writing of "NERON KAISAR"

The first scene of Peel's opera is being performed in Oxford, England on Sept. 18.

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U.S. News ranks Willamette among 2015's “Best Colleges”

Graduation rate and academic reputation are heavily weighted factors for the annual ranking.

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REU grant funds student research

The award supports scientific research opportunities for undergraduates.

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Cartoonist and author Lynda Barry welcomes students to Willamette

Barry brought humor — and song — to her opening convocation address.

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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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Lynda Barry discusses creativity at convocation address Aug. 22

American cartoonist and author Lynda Barry is delivering the convocation speech Aug. 22.

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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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Theatre announces 2014-15 season

Dramas, comedies and musicals are showing at Willamette from late September through early May.

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Through consortium, Northwest colleges launch a three-campus course

Foodsystems Northwest course connects colleges, students and sustainable agriculture.

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Alumna studies racism, colonialism in Canada through Fulbright grant

Em Dickey '11 will spend nine months studying racism, colonialism in Canada.

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Track athlete named Second Team Capital One Academic All-America

Bekah Daniel '14 joins other alumnae named as Capital One Academic America winners.

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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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Willamette students earn awards to study abroad in China this year

A scholarship is helping Yasmine Genena ’16 and Shelby Decker ’16 study abroad.

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WU counseling services director gains new role with state board

Don Thomson was appointed to the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists.

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Taylor '11 is one of select few to earn two BMI Student Composer Awards

Alumnus wins second BMI honor for creating an original, classical composition.

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Statement about Professor Emeritus Robert Hess

Professor Emeritus Robert Hess passed away on Thursday, May 8.

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Two WU students learn business, leadership skills as Kemper Scholars

Luz Reyna '17 and Zach Ward '17 will spend their summers learning business management skills.

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For the first time, Willamette musicians earn DownBeat awards

Two students and a choral group are recognized for their musical prowess.

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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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Star professors speak at Faculty Colloquium

Award-winning professors shared insights into best teaching practices at a Faculty Colloquium April 25.

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WU chemistry student earns national scholarship for her outreach work

Jenny Grauberger ’15 is recognized for her work empowering women, advancing medical research.

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Music, art intertwine at Wulapalooza festival

From music to art, the 16th annual festival celebrates creative expression.

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Leonard believes citizen engagement is key to promoting sustainability

Environmentalist Annie Leonard stresses the value of "exercising citizen muscles."

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SSRD features something for everyone

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students share their research and artistic projects.

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Jazz became universal language in Nepal

Students, faculty members share passion for jazz at the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory.

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Willamette University awarded grant to support student research

A $700,000 grant is supporting research experiences in the arts, humanities and human sciences.

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MIT professor encourages students to consider careers in the sciences

Catherine Drennan tours Salem to stress value of science education to students.

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WU awarded grant to enhance sustainability, Asian programs

The study of Asia and environmental sustainability is enhanced through a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.

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Molecular motors, ikebana and Pulitzer-winning novels: SSRD features something for everyone

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students lead the discussions as they share their research and artistic projects.

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Sexism exists within the video game industry, according to student study

Jen Allaway '15 is encouraged by people's reactions to her study on sexism within the gaming industry.

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Rhetoric and media studies students present research papers in Idaho

The rhetoric and media studies majors are sharing their research with the Northwest Communication Association.

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English professor Allison Hobgood releases second book in two years

English professor Allison Hobgood explores the emotional experience of theater goers in Renaissance England.

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WU student shares her research on sexism in the video game industry

Jen Allaway '15 is discussing sexism within the game industry in San Francisco March 20.

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Best-selling author Sherman Alexie shares stories about his childhood

Through the Atkinson Lecture Series, Alexie gave insight into his childhood on the Spokane Indian Reservation.

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Martha Sonato '15 jump-starts her career through the PPIA program

Through the highly selective program, Martha Sonato '15 will learn about public policy.

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WU students take part in anti-violence rally at the State Capitol

Through One Billion Rising, people from across the globe met Feb. 14 to protest violence against women.

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Filmmaker/physician encourages Willamette students to dream big

Maren Grainger-Monsen shared how she uses science and art to advocate for social change.

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WU students, faculty to perform at Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory

WU students and faculty members are performing at the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory during spring break.

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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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Statement of support for Conner Mertens

The team and community show support as the Bearcat kicker comes out publicly.

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Willamette community offers support to bisexual athlete Conner Mertens

After publicly coming out as bisexual, WU football player expresses gratitude for overwhelming support.

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Civil rights panelists share how MLK's dream has affected their lives

Legal experts spurred by MLK to champion for fairness for all.

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Waller Piano Trio to compete at the national MTNA conference in March

The Willamette chamber group is the first in Oregon to compete at the MTNA national conference.

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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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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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"The Next Scott Nadelson" earns Oregon Book Award nomination

English professor Scott Nadelson receives nod for his memoir, "The Next Scott Nadelson."

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Activist Jamie Washington advises students how to fight for social justice

Activist Jamie Washington advises students how to fight for social justice

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Willamette hosts "Behind the Dream" events to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Willamette hosts "Behind the Dream" events to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

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Businessweek post misleads about ROI

A post from Businessweek fundamentally errs in assessing educational costs

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Grants support new professor hires

Two M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust grants will support the addition of new scientists to the faculty.

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Wesselhoeft '06 awarded Fulbright to pursue her dissertation research

Through the grant, Wesselhoeft will pursue her dissertation research in France.

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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 students use job fair to help youths grasp school's importance

Willamette's Tiger Club helped Bush Elementary students think about possible careers.

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Student gained job skills from internships, study abroad program

Keith Fakhoury '14 answers questions about internships and an international exchange program.

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Carson Scholars present findings from summer research projects

Sexism, the neuroscience of beauty and astrophysics are among the topics presented.

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Brian Greene explains why science matters during Atkinson lecture

Brian Greene, a theoretical physicist, decodes mysteries of the universe during Willamette's Atkinson lecture.

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Pew study shows number of non-religious Americans on the rise

Professor David Gutterman shares why religious fervor is declining for some.

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Willamette students perform in two dance events on campus this month

In November, the theatre department and Willamette Dance Company (WDC) are both producing dance concerts.

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Two writers share works at literary reading Nov. 18 on campus

Writers Jay Ponteri and Emily Kendal Frey will read selections of their works Nov. 18 as part of the “New Voices Showcase” at Willamette University.

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Lessons on equality, liberty shared in one-man play, "Hold These Truths"

Willamette students learn about equality and liberty from one-man play.

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Award-winning writer Lydia Davis gives free reading at WU Oct. 24

Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize, is hosting a reading Oct. 24 at Willamette University.

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Students spearhead film festival

Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize, is hosting a reading Oct. 24 at Willamette University.

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Religious topics probed through lunch lecture series at Willamette

A wide range of ethical, spiritual and religious topics are discussed through the program.

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Witkow researches role peer groups play in how kids respond to bullying

Professor Melissa Witkow is working with students to better understand coping responses to bullying.

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Violinist opens Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series

On Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Willamette University’s Rogers Music Center, violinist Bayla Keyes will bring her extraordinary musicianship to this year’s opening concert for the Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series.

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WU grad develops skills as a researcher, anthropologist

Ceara Lewis '13 is researching issues Native Americans encounter when harvesting plants on federal lands.

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Two WU students share insights on health care reform efforts in India

Henry Harrison '13 and Shannon Waltz '14 share insights into heath care reform efforts for women and young children.

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Keith Dull exhibits "Dead Ends & Domestic Talismans" at Willamette

Describing the exhibition as “deep, fascinating and complex,” Keith Dull is displaying an array of his art prints at Willamette University through Dec. 13.

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Willamette professors advise students to explore their interests

Professors Courtney Stevens, Chris Smith and Joyce Millen dispense advice to students at convocation.

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Renowned Dutch professor speaks about nature, politics at Willamette

Nature and politics are among the topics discussed at a Sept. 24 lecture.

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Hallie Ford Literary Series features poet Arisa White at WU Sept. 25

Poet Arisa White will read from her works Sept. 25 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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Symeonides elected to top international law organization

Symeonides is one of only two American members in his field.

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Willamette student participated in selective summer research program

Katherine Lacy '15 spent her summer conducting scientific research through the Amgen Scholars Program.

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Conference of the Birds

The search for the divine is showcased in “The Conference of the Birds,” opening Sept. 27 at Willamette University.

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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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Biology professor Chris Smith awarded NSF CAREER grant

Biology professor Chris Smith will study Joshua trees and yucca moths with help from a CAREER grant.

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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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Theatre announces 2013-14 season

Six productions, featuring rich storytelling, are planned at Willamette from September through April.

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Graduate students partake in orientation activities at Willamette

More than 200 future business leaders and attorneys partake in orientation activities on campus.

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

More than 200 future business leaders and attorneys partake in orientation activities on campus.

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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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Stevie Gildehaus '13 awarded Fulbright grant to teach in Brazil

The Willamette alumna will teach English at a university in Brazil next year.

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Willamette MBA program offers alumni free classes for life

Free classes in Salem and Portland now offered to Atkinson's alumni for life.

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Alumna receives Fulbright grant

With the aid, Emily Anderson '12 will teach English at a university in Costa Rica next year.

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Willamette alumnus accepted into National Academy of Sciences

Dale Mortensen '61, winner of a Nobel Prize, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Willamette University celebrates Class of 2013 at commencement

Several acclaimed speakers helped celebrate the achievements of WU's graduates this month.

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WU senior earns accolades for his thesis at a national conference

Alex Kubitz's paper ties for best by the Northwest Communication Association.

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Select WU students perform in final music recital of the year on May 11

Celebrating their achievements in music and the end of their time at Willamette University, 10 graduating seniors are performing in the 2013 Senior Honors Recital in Hudson Hall on May 11.

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WU student earns internships, aid through Kemper Scholars Program

In addition to aid, Sam Gonzales ’16 will intern with a nonprofit and for-profit company during two summers.

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Hallie Ford Museum of Art receives NEA grant to support new exhibit

The funding will support a new exhibit opening at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in August.

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More than 200 students shared their research through SSRD

More than 200 students shared their scholarly research at the 13th annual event on campus.

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Noted speakers featured at upcoming commencement ceremonies

A scientist and a former Oregon Supreme Court justice are among the speakers at Willamette's graduation ceremonies.

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Students write book through environmental history course

In “Finding a Sense of Place: An Environmental History of Zena,” 25 students present the first comprehensive look at Zena's past.

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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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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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Botanical Society of America recognizes two WU students

Erin Banks Rusby ’13 and Teresa Byrd ’13 are among 25 students receiving national honors.

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Andreas Goldner reflects on the horrors of the Holocaust

On April 8, Andreas Goldner will share his personal story of survival and reflect on how the horrors of the Holocaust could have happened in a lecture sponsored by Willamette University’s Jewish Student Union.

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Emmanuel Rodriguez '15 invited to study public health careers in NY

Emmanuel Rodriguez will participate in the Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program.

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Language in Motion program expands to schools across Oregon

A new grant will fund language and cultural activities in schools across Oregon.

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Three WU science professors receive grants to fund their research

Several students will receive paid summer jobs through funding from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

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Faculty present spring concert April 2

Willamette University’s faculty trio is presenting a program of Ludwig van Beethoven, Ernest Bloch and Maurice Ravel at 7:30 p.m. April 2 in Hudson Hall.

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Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Jackson visits Willamette April 4

Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Jackson will show and discuss a selection of her short films April 4 as part of the Indian Country Conversations Series.

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WU professor discusses her award-winning drama, "Antarktikos"

Andrea Stolowitz' play, "Antarktikos," is making its world premiere at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.

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Award-winning author discusses challenges of living an urban life

Pulitzer Prize winning author Tim Egan will give a free lecture April 17 as part of the Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center Environmental Lecture Series.

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WU Theatre presents Shakespeare's dark comedy, "Measure for Measure"

Themes of corruption, justice and forgiveness intersect in Shakespeare’s dark comedy “Measure for Measure,” opening April 12 at Willamette University.

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Willamette Dance Company presents spring concerts April 19 and 21

On April 19 and 21 more than 100 students of all levels of experience will take the stage at WDC’s spring concerts.

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