January 2019 News

Willamette honors Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Legacy of civil rights activist continues through volunteer work, workshops.

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graduate gets hooded

MBA for Professionals program celebrates commencement

University recognized the accomplishments of 53 graduates of the Salem and Portland cohorts in a ceremony on Saturday.

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Willamette to survey community on diversity, equity

Survey link will be emailed in February to students, staff, administrators and faculty.

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Willamette Law adjunct professor appointed to Oregon Supreme Court

Gov. Kate Brown recently named Justice Chris Garrett to the court.

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Bruce Williams

Legendary Oregon attorney, Willamette alumnus dies

Bruce Williams BA’40, JD’48 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.

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“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.

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Resilience baked in — the GOOD food and drink guide

Carina Comer MBA’15 promotes resiliency by employing people with disabilities at her business, Carina’s Bakery.

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