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Cross-disciplinary education key to sustainability leader’s success

11.03.2022 | Shelly Strom

Shannon Lee, BA/MBA ‘21, drives healthy forestry practices at HP.

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Freedom to explore interests leads to a dream job for triple alumnus

10.17.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Scott Richter BA/MBA ’20, MSDS ’21 lands data science job at Activision one year after graduation.

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At Amazon, Wayfair and now Proto101, Ashleigh Corker BA, MBA’06 finds what she does best

05.26.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Ashleigh Corker BA, MBA ’06 leans into sustainable clothing after stints at world's biggest e-commerce companies.

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Debra Ringold earns Exemplary Teacher of the Year Award

05.17.2021

The United Methodist Church’s General Board of Higher Education and Ministry honored her with the award.

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Business Programs

01.22.2021 | Marketing Communications

WU unveils new business programs

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MBA students Zoom toward interview success

05.06.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette students practice virtual interviews, how to tell their story through workshops.

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Watanabe family's $1 million gift is a game changer for Willamette MBA students

04.27.2020 | Tom Morlan

The gift from the estate of Sachiko and Taul Watanabe '41 provides funds for additional scholarships at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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Mock Interview Day at Willamette MBA

11.07.2019 | Jarin Kobashigawa BA/MBA'21

Mock Interview Day at Willamette MBA includes interviewing with real recruiters and working professionals — an important part of the program that prepares early career students for job interviews.

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Finding strength in numbers

04.03.2019 | Tom Morlan

BA/MBA graduate uses data to tackle the business side of the Seahawks.

Prof Ringold attends premier tech event

11.27.2018 | Tynan Gable

Prof Ringold engages with leaders in business and technology and immerses in today's executive thinking.

Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. B-School by Poets & Quants and Businessweek

11.27.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Poets & Quants and Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

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Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. B-School by Businessweek

11.13.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

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Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. Business School by Poets & Quants

11.13.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Poets & Quants and Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

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Willamette MBA to host special event on blockchain technology

10.23.2018 | Daniel Johnson

Open to the entire WU community, the evening’s program will include a networking and social hour, an informational presentation and a panel discussion featuring AGSM and WU professors.

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2018 Faculty Awards announced

08.23.2018

The university celebrated seven outstanding faculty members at Opening Convocation.

2018 AGSM Honors & Awards Ceremony

05.14.2018 | Andrew Hickey

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

Atkinson Professor Elliot Maltz earns Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant

05.08.2018 | Andrew Hickey

Maltz awarded Fulbright scholar grant

J. Connor Maloney BA ’17, MBA ’18

Internship steers BA/MBA grad to auto industry

04.23.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

A semester at Daimler Trucking helped J. Connor Maloney BA/MBA ’18 define his career path.

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Willamette MBA Preview Day 2018

04.05.2018 | Andrew Hickey

On April 14, prospective students will meet current students, alumni and faculty while experiencing Willamette MBA.

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Atkinson Archive Podcast launches

03.15.2018 | Willamette University MBA

New podcast highlights talent and expertise that make Willamette MBA Oregon’s top MBA program.

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Atkinson rebuilds admissions and recruitment teams

03.02.2018 | Andrew Hickey

Reboot aims to create smoother and more impactful experiences for prospective students.

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Willamette MBA again earns Poets&Quants ranking

01.05.2018 | Lindsay Lennon

AGSM advances three spots in two years.

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Willamette MBA again named best business school by Businessweek and Princeton Review

11.17.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

The accolades reaffirm top-tier national status as highest-ranked program in Oregon.

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Forbes names Willamette MBA top in Oregon for return on investment

09.25.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

AGSM joins top-tier programs across the country.

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Exec in Residence Yocom visits AGSM

09.25.2017 | Andrew Hickey

From Atkinson to D.C. and back

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Meet our new nonprofit unicorn

09.20.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

The Nonprofit Unicorn

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MBA Compass Week finds new direction

07.24.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

Orientation for incoming MBA students expands and refines

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Tim Johnson leads Center for Governance and Public Policy Research towards bright and busy future

06.06.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

New leadership will build on years of experience and success.

From intern to advisor: Kara Merrill’s path from CLA to MBA to launching her career

05.15.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

From CLA to MBA intern to financial advisor

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Willamette MBA earns Tier 1 mark from CEO Magazine

04.11.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

For the second straight year, Atkinson Graduate School of Management earns top-tier acknowledgement.

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From studio art major to sports entrepreneur

03.08.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

"Had I not gone to Willamette MBA, this company would not exist.”

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Keeping PACE with Larry Ettner

02.23.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

One of the signature programs at Willamette University MBA celebrates milestone.

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Winter trip to Japan reaffirms 50-year TIU partnership

02.07.2017 | Andrew Hickey

Willamette University contingent visited Tokyo in January

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A Kosovo connection

02.07.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

Willamette MBA alumni lend business expertise to reinvigorate a Kosovo high school.

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MBA alumni planning world’s biggest cider house in Portland

12.19.2016 | Andrew Hickey

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

Poets&Quants Top 100

Willamette University MBA ranks again — Poets&Quants

12.19.2016 | Andrew Hickey

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

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Nonprofit giving — how to make smart and effective charitable donations

12.13.2016 | Andrew Hickey

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

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Recipe for a successful baking company

12.06.2016 | Tina Owen

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

Willamette University MBA Princeton Review Best Business School

Princeton Review names Willamette MBA one of the best in nation

11.22.2016 | Andrew Hickey

Sustainable development, entrepreneurship and faculty cited as strengths.

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Businessweek ranks Willamette MBA Oregon’s ‘Best Business School’

11.17.2016 | Russell Yost MBA ’05

The program moves up 11 spots on the ranking.

Ed Warnock, CEO and contributing associate professor for Willamette MBA

Warnock aims for the stratosphere as Perlan CEO

06.22.2016 | Adam Torgerson

Ed Warnock leads the record-setting Perlan Project.

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Driven by sustainability and business

04.22.2016 | Erin Dahl

Lettajoe Gallup '15 MBA'16 uses her dual-degree to jump-start her career.

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HR faculty member honored through named award

04.04.2016 | Russell Yost MBA'05

The Lisbeth Claus Trail Blazer Award recognizes professionals furthering the development of global HR practices.

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Taneesh Sra ’16, MBA '17 develops a winning strategy through golf, MBA program

12.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Golfer Taneesh Sra ’16, MBA '17 sets her sights on the corporate world

President Thorsett awards a diploma

Businessweek ranks Willamette MBA Oregon's 'Best Business School'

10.20.2015 | Adam Torgerson

The program moves up 11 spots on the ranking.

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