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    Willamette celebrates 30th class of American Studies Program

    The students who made a positive impact on the university and Salem communities returned to Japan and other home countries.

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    Students build real-world skills in work with senior citizens

    Exercise science class explores the physical changes that accompany aging.

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Stories and News

From The News

War hero and legendary Oregon attorney Bruce Williams BA’40 JD’48 passed away

Beloved Willamette graduate was an enormous influence to generations of Oregon lawyers.

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Playwright champions common ground in controversial topics

E.M. (Ellen) Lewis ’94 sparks conversation surrounding topics such as climate change and the divide on American gun ownership through theatre.

“When I travel somewhere, I love going to the local store, not the big box — that’s where you see who lives there, what they’re eating, what they’re talking about.” —Dani Cone '98

A not-so-general store — the GOOD food and drink guide

Dani Cone ’98 seeks to foster close-knit community in fast-paced Seattle with Cone & Steiner general stores.

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Be the change — the GOOD food and drink guide

Owen Carver ’03 advocates for sustainable practices and social equity in the coffee industry.

Upcoming events

Winter Choir Tour

Jan. 12–18 and 25

Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers will tour Washington before closing with a concert on campus Jan. 25.

overhead shot of the Willamette Singers lying on the floor holding hands in a circle
Upcoming event

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Jan. 22–Feb. 6

Join the university community for a series of events honoring the great civil rights leader.

Martin Luther King Jr. giving a speech
On exhibit

Enrique Chagoya: Reverse Anthropology

Nov. 3–Jan. 27

Subversive prints explore contemporary cultural clashes, immigration, colonialism and more.
Alison Saar (American, b. 1956), “Indigo Blue (Sea Island Pure),” 2016, ed. 2/3, intaglio, 12 x 11 3/4 inches, Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer, 2016.90. Photo: Strode Photographic LLC
From The News

Students find ‘all races, all research fields’ represented at science conference

Willamette students present summer research at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science conference.

Assistant Professor of Biology Rosa León-Zayas, Karen Espinoza ’19, Moncerrad Barajas Gomez ’21, Arianna Cannady ’19, Kat Vazquez ’21, Dayton Towata ’19  and Jash Sekai ’19.
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Willamette Law hosts ‘A Conversation with Senator Murkowski’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski JD’85 returns to her alma mater for an interactive evening with Willamette students.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski greets two students with a handshake.
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Isaac Parker named head coach of Bearcat football

Double alumnus is also former team captain and all-conference player.

Isaac Parker ’02