Willamette University

Bearcat Bulletin
The week of December 4, 2017
Assistant Professor Cindy Koenig Richards One of Willamette’s most popular majors is considered a model for universities nationwide.

Star trees Roughly 600 people gathered on the North Lawn on Saturday to witness the closing of Willamette University’s 175th anniversary celebration with the relighting of the university’s grove of 75-year-old giant sequoias.

Dean Search Willamette community members are invited to attend open forums with each candidate.

Blitz the Bearcat with laptop Over winter break, WITS will retire the Willamette website’s gateway pages for students, faculty and staff.

Willamette compass Here are resources and information about how the new legislation could impact Willamette and other colleges and universities.

The Quad

Law symposium registration open
Examine the role of federalism under President Trump's administration in “US v. Oregon.”
Marisa Walker

Dog Days returns for finals week
Need some stress relief and doggy kisses during finals?
Amy S Schwartz

Successful Thanksgiving break food pantry
A temporary food pantry successfully served over 54 students over the course of Thanksgiving break.
Tova X Hershman

Summer irrigation curtailment project
Check out Facilities irrigation data and sustainable efforts to reduce water usage.
Gary C Grimm

Donate to gift baskets, RSVP for staff lunch
Donate to the gift baskets drawings on Friday; RSVPs due then, too!
Melissa S Kreutz Gallardo

Hernandez named Third Team All-West Region
Alan Hernandez from the men’s soccer team has been named Third Team All-West Region.
Robert A McKinney

Manset is chosen First Team All-West Region
Emmy Manset from the women’s soccer team has been selected First Team All-West Region.
Robert A McKinney

Hiring overnight hosts for prospective students
Apply to host prospective students during Bearcat Days — priority applications due Dec. 15.
Overnight host coordinators

WebEdit help and classes
Check out our online tutorials or register for a WebEdit class.
Web Development

Comings & Goings
New Faculty/Staff:
Faith Kebekol: Interim Community Service Learning Coordinator - Student Affairs

Athletic Events


Women's Basketball vs. Corban
6:00 PM

Men's Basketball vs. Corban
8:00 PM


Men's Basketball at Portland Bible
7:00 PM


Men's Basketball vs. Northwest Indian College
5:00 PM

New Job Postings
(11/20/2017 - 12/04/2017)
Staff Positions:
  • Financial Aid Specialist II

A complete list of job postings is available by logging into Workday and visiting the Career worklet.
This Week


WU Sponsored Programs: Study Abroad Deadline!
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Office of International Education: Supporting WU Study Abroad and providing International Student and Scholar Services

Tuesday Gallery Talk | nic & sloy: side by side
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Small Jazz Concert
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Willamette MBA Virtual Session: Meet the Students
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
MBA Admission Office

Medically male! The long history of menopuase, gender and pharmaceutical drug trials
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Departments of Exercise Science, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, History, and Anthropology


Studio Art End of Semester Student Show
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ahna Piatt

Christmas in Hudson Hall
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Donations deadline
Melissa Gallardo

Last Day of classes (full semester & second half-semester)

The Bistro's Third Annual Art Gallery Opening
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Christmas in Hudson Hall
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Study Day

Flea Market
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tokyo International University of America


Last Day of Classes
Early Career / Career Change MBA

Study Day

Winter Break
College of Law

ASP Co-Curricular Honors and Awards
4:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Tokyo International University of America

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

 nic & sloy: side by side nic & sloy: side by side
Nov. 4, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2018

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