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    Bearcats reconnect with alma mater

    Alumni Reunion Weekend celebrates the Willamette community, people and place.

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    Questions of Truth

    Willamette faculty and staff discuss how the university prepares students to separate fact from fiction in an information-saturated world.

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Stories and News

From The News

Welcome Willamette’s summer visitors

Visitors will be on campus for summer conferences, camps and events through August.

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reusable cup with Willamette written on the side being filled at drinking fountain with water

Salem lifts drinking water advisory

As of July 3, 2018, the advisory is no longer in effect. Salem’s drinking water is safe for all populations.

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Debra Ringold, dean of Atkinson Graduate School of Management, walks with her horse Larry

Tools of my trade — dressage

How does the dean of a management school relax in her spare time? By entering with a trusted partner into a new venture that demands intense concentration, the willingness to learn — and occasional broken ribs.

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Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 stands in his lab

Not Unto Ourselves Alone with Travis Stiles ’05

Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 explains how three professors and a fraternity brother inspired his potentially life-saving research.

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On exhibit

Jim Riswold: Undignified

Through Aug. 26

Riswold’s irreverent art pokes fun at taboo figures such as Hitler, Custer, Lenin and more.

sculpture of a general licking a lollypop with words "Jim Riswold: Undignified"
Upcoming event

Opening Days

Aug. 22–26

The community welcomes new students and their families in this student-run, five-day orientation program.

three students sit on the ground smiling and conversing
On exhibit

Robert Bibler: Works on Paper

Through July 15

Bibler’s work combines his fascination with cinematic storytelling, classic film and Renaissance art.

Robert Bibler "The Submersion (The Myth of the Cave #2; after Michelangelo)" 1987
From The News

Willamette baseball impresses as runner-up in NCAA West Regional

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

Matt Steindorf throws a pitch in the regional championship
From The News

First-generation student aims for healthcare career

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

Sierra Wilson ’18
From The News

Professor Chuck Williamson appointed to Taul Watanabe Chair in the Sciences

The chemistry professor aims to increase science research opportunities for Willamette undergraduates.

Professor Joseph “Chuck” Williamson