December 2016 News

Small-town whirlwind makes waves on Washington coast

The long and impactful career of Paul Stritmatter JD'69 proves you don't have to live in a large metropolis to make it big.


Winter choir tour brings Bieber and Basie to Oregon, California

Update (Jan. 9, 2017): Unfortunately, the choir tour had to be canceled due to the winter storm that paralyzed Oregon over the weekend.

Schilling Cider House

MBA alumni planning world’s biggest cider house in Portland

Colin Schilling ’10 MBA’12 and Kornei MBA’12 plan ambitious Portland expansion.


Memories, friendships celebrated at ASP closing ceremony

The American Studies Program provided a warm send-off for the class of 2016.


Willamette University MBA ranks again — Poets&Quants

Top-tier acknowledgment reflects the hard work of the Willamette community.


Weather Update: University Opening at 10:00am on December 15

CLA exams will occur through an adjusted schedule

Inclement Weather Advisory for December 14-15

The university will open as normal on December 14

Nonprofit giving — how to make smart and effective charitable donations

Two not-for-profit experts from Willamette University MBA give tips on effective charitable giving.


Business Law Professor Friedman's work cited in recent lawsuits

Friedman's work, "Reconsidering Fictitious Pricing," was cited in lawsuits alleging false reference pricing at four major retailers.

Standing Rock

Taking a stand at Standing Rock

Willamette staff member, students spend holiday break supporting pipeline protesters in North Dakota.


Outreach program encourages girls to consider science

For 20 years and counting, the Webber scholarship has helped female scholars teach elementary students.


Dog Days returns for finals week

If you’re feeling stressed about finals, try petting a dog.


Willamette Law alumnus Baum JD’83 appointed staff director for House committee

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden named Willamette Law alumnus Ray Baum JD’83 staff director of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.


AGSM professor awarded endowed professorship

Tim Johnson will become the third Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management and Policy Analysis.


Willamette to add women’s lacrosse

Plans include a club team in 2017–18 and a varsity team in 2018–19.


OSB award winners include Willamette Law alumnae

The Honorable Valeri L. Love MBA'92, JD'95 and Megan I. Livermore JD'05 were honored at an awards luncheon Dec. 8.


Willamette Law's Goldthorpe JD'09 appointed to Malheur County district attorney

Gov. Kate Brown appointed Willamette Law alumnus David M. Goldthorpe J’'09 to Malheur County district attorney Dec. 2.

Happy Campers Gluten Free

Recipe for a successful baking company

From an enterprising class project, two Willamette alumni built a thriving gluten-free business.

Bull kelp performance

Music and nature meet in Colloquium grant composition

Michael Chergosky ’19 transforms bull kelp into a horn section.