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    Professor Richards receives national award for teaching excellence

    The civic communication and media professor was lauded for using civic engagement and experiential projects to help students learn.

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    Students, alumni enjoy music, art and more at ZenaFest

    The annual event at Willamette’s rural facility merged creative arts and abundant natural resources. 

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    Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

    Honorees include two-time cross country national champion Sarah Zerzan ’08, Willamette’s back-to-back national champion men’s handball teams from the 1970s and more.

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Stories and News

From The News

New parking meters on Winter Street

By the end of September, the City of Salem will activate electronic parking stations along Winter Street.

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Willamette grads top Teach For America list

Willamette University shares the top spot among small colleges nationally for alumni service to the program.

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U.S. News names Willamette among top colleges

The university was also ranked highly by counselors and is listed also among the “Best Value Colleges.”

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Willamette is a ‘hidden gem’ among universities nationwide

College Raptor highlights Willamette University in several rankings including the 25 Best Colleges in the Northwest.

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Upcoming event

Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series

Sept. 19

Pianist Bryan Pezzone performs “A Celebration of Improvisation” with Willamette music faculty.

pianist Bryan Pezzone
Upcoming event

“Dead City”

Sept. 27 to Oct. 13

The theatre department presents a comic drama a woman who wakes up to find her life being narrated on public radio.

Willamette Theatre 2018–19 poster, students onstage in musical "Wings of Fire" in factory clothing from early 20th century
On exhibit

Strength and Dignity: Images of the Worker

July 28–Oct. 21

Prints and photographs from the 19th and 20th centuries depict the working class.
Darius Kinsey "Rayment Shingle Mill" 1919, workers stand before an old car and rundown mill
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2018 Faculty Awards announced

The university celebrated seven outstanding faculty members at Opening Convocation.

Headshots of the seven faculty award winners
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Willamette professors volunteer at academy summer camps

The camps offer local high-schoolers a firsthand glimpse of life as a college student.

Willamette Academy student smiles while sitting in a classroom
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Willamette among Princeton Review’s top colleges

Listed as well among the nation’s environmentally friendly and sustainable colleges, Willamette is also ranked as a “Best Western College” and a “College that Pays You Back.”

Waller Hall with students standing in front