May 2018 News

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

Salem lifts drinking water advisory

The city’s drinking water is safe. The university is prepared for the future.

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Willamette’s eclipse event wins national award

The Silver Anvil awards recognize the best strategies and tactics in communications and marketing.

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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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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In class — “ENVR 327W: Water Resources”

Karen Arabas’ class examines the water resources of the western United States.

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Rosie Roberson '99 and her son play one of her games in a game cafe.

On top of her game

Rosie Roberson ’99 has created nearly 100 games and was nominated for a Toy and Game Inventor Excellence Award.

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Willamette baseball impresses as runner-up in NCAA West Regional

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

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A first-time novelist earns critical acclaim

Gabriel Tallent ’10 takes literary world by storm with debut novel “My Absolute Darling.”

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Phoebe Keever with temples in Myanmar

Spanish major travels half the world

Phoebe Keever ’07 broadens her perspective and helps others during service trips.

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2018 AGSM Honors & Awards Ceremony

Atkinson Graduate School of Management honored the achievements of students, faculty and staff at a ceremony May 10.

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Willamette University expands access for students with high school college credit

Credits earned from concurrent courses may transfer under the new guidelines.

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Sierra Wilson ’18

First-generation student aims for healthcare career

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

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Willamette students receive scholarship for supporting LGBT rights

Andy Blevins JD ’19 MBA ’19, Carrie Elmore JD’19 follow several WU awardees of scholarship

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Professor Seth Cotlar lands national lectureship

Cotlar among 26 professors who will give lectures throughout the nation

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Students on Take a Break in Fresno stand in front of a building they painted.

Take A Break combines volunteering, leadership and learning

Student-led groups travel to Seattle, Boise, San Francisco and Fresno for spring break.

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Title IX team wins state grant to improve victim services

Willamette’s Title IX Team received a "Campus Victim Services Outreach and Advocacy Project" grant.

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Phi Beta Kappa Society beneficiaries

Four Exercise and Health Science seniors invited to join Phi Beta Kappa Society and Delta Chapter of Oregon.

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