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Biology lab guides alum beyond graduation

In his first week as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas, Alfredo Zuniga ’12 relied on old notes from his Willamette biology class to teach students.

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Family Weekend & Homecoming highlights the best of Willamette

Families, alumni return to campus to celebrate athletic, artistic and academic excellence.

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Biology alum gives keynote at United Nations General Assembly

Pat Keys' speech to the second committee focused on climate change, global wealth inequality and sustainability.

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Willamette listed among top Teach For America colleges

Seven Bearcat alumni are serving in the program’s 2019 teaching corps.

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Assistant dean of law placement given highest award from Oregon State Bar

Phylis Myles will be honored with the Award of Merit at a ceremony in November.

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From Willamette to Washington

Jamal Raad ’08 takes on climate change as campaign communications director for presidential candidate and fellow Bearcat Gov. Jay Inslee JD’76.

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Alumna builds bridges to a healthier future

Medical resident Victoria Black Horse ’13 laid her foundation for medical school at Willamette University and continues to mentor Native American students entering the field.

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Public servant and Willamette Law alumnus Dennis Koho JD’04 dies

Law partner Eleanor Beatty JD’04 and alumna Sara Kendrick JD’15 recall the former mayor of Keizer’s generosity and care.

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Bearcats come home

Alumni Reunion Weekend brings together generations of alumni for fun and community.

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City honors Willamette student researchers

Geoarchaeology class unearths clues about the history of an old millrace in downtown Salem.

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Keeping the Bearcats on their toes

The groundbreaking research of Monya Maleki ’19 brings the benefits of ballet to the football arena.

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Tipping the scales of justice

Caylee Campbell JD’19 has been an advocate for positive change at home and abroad.

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From the Bearcats to the Blazers and Celtics

On-campus opportunities opened doors to an NBA communications career for Brandon Chinn ’14.

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Charting a course to Intel

CorDarryl Hall MBA’19 braved stormy seas en route to a promising career as a data analyst.

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Promoting a healthy future

Aspiring physician Anna Ayala ’19 wants to make an impact at the individual and policy levels.

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Willamette Law number one in Oregon for graduate employment

Since 2012, the College of Law has posted the top employment numbers in Oregon six out of seven years.

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Chasing down a childhood dream

The pre-vet studies of Sarah Pope ’13 took her from Willamette to a biodiversity hotspot in South Africa.

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Willamette Law names 2019 Mentor of the Year

Rebecca Kueny JD’13, other mentors provide encouragement and support to students.

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Finding strength in numbers

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

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Commencement speakers, honorary degrees announced

Leaders in physics, business and law will address graduates from the class of 2019.

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Honoring the spirit of generosity

Thanks to a matching gift program, students can make every donation count.

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The future of the digital economy

Alumni and faculty discuss the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and how digital economies may be quietly revolutionizing the business world.

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Join #teamwillamette for the Global Day of Service

Bearcats worldwide team up for our third Global Day of Service.

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Law graduate founds sports technology company

AJ Alley JD’13 turns his love of triathlon into the bike of the year.

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Willamette MBA graduate spotlight: Brandon Nash MBA’12

Patti Whitcomb catches up with Brandon Nash, MBA’12.

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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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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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Park ranger protects Oregon’s stunning places

Inspired by the community spirit of Willamette’s faculty and students, Nick Schoeppner ’11 built a career in public service.

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Dave’s killer nephew — the GOOD food and drink guide

Working with his uncle at Dave’s Killer Bread, Shobi Dalh ’05 helps people with criminal records start anew.

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In conversation with Amarit Ubhi ’20

Budding public servant Amarit Ubhi ’20 spent the summer working in the Oregon governor’s office.

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Crafting a new business approach — the GOOD food and drink guide

Colin Schilling ’10, MBA’12 commits to environmental and social sustainability through his business, Schilling Hard Cider.

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Not unto ourselves alone with Jon Steiner ’63

Retired teacher Jon Steiner ’63 uses the international perspective he gained at Willamette to make a difference in the lives of students abroad.

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Willamette Law alumna Teresa Miller JD'02 leads Pennsylvania DHS

As Pennsylvania's new Secretary of the Department of Human Services, Teresa Miller JD'02 says her learning curve has been steep but rewarding.

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Willamette Law alumni honored with OSB awards

The Oregon State Bar (OSB) recognized three Willamette Law alumni at its annual awards luncheon on Nov. 7.

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Willamette MBA alumni pave the way for the future of blockchain technology

Willamette students and alumni from all three schools came together to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency from our own distinguished alumni Neil Bergquist '09, MBA '10 and Nathan Love '05, MBA '06.

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In memoriam: William Swindells, 1930–2018

Willamette life trustee and supporter helped shape and support the university for nearly 50 years.

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2018 Election results for Willamette Law graduates and students

In the 2018 elections, several graduates — as well as a current student — of Willamette University’s College of Law ran for elected positions.

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Willamette MBA to host special event on blockchain technology

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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Switchboard makes connections for jobs and more

An alumna launches a new career thanks to the free Willamette community resource.

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Families and alumni celebrate the Willamette community

Homecoming and Family Weekend combine for action-packed days of entertainment, commemoration and fun.

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Willamette grads top Teach For America list

Willamette University shares the top spot among small colleges nationally for alumni service to the program.

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Campus update on advancement

VP Shelby Radcliffe provides an overview of FY18 progress.

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Bearcats reconnect with alma mater

Alumni Reunion Weekend celebrates the Willamette community, people and place.

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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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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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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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Spanish major travels half the world

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

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Mentor of the Year provides a “home away from home” to students

Willamette Law selects Nani Apo JD’13, honors three others for Hon. Mary Mertens James award.

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Willamette Academy celebrates its new home

Staff and students welcomed visitors at an open house.

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Service blooms in Willamette community

Bearcats volunteer at nonprofits across the country on Willamette’s Global Day of Service.

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I Love WU

Students know their lives will change when they come to Willamette. But sometimes the unexpected happens — they fall in love.

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In conversation with Emilio Solano ’09

Willamette Academy’s executive director explains how the program helps teenagers — and society — reach their potential.

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Alumnus exposes devastating slaughter of elephants

John Poulsen ’94 publishes research that leads to crackdown on poachers.

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Alumna uncovers rich history in Scotland

Michelle Atherton’s Willamette experience led her to a unique conservation project abroad.

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Third-year law students named winners of Don Turner Moot Court Competition

Following the fourth night of competition last week, the judges recognized third-year law students Autumn Mills and Conor McCahill as the winners of the annual Don Turner Moot Court Competition.

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Choir alumni celebrate their community of music

Former Willamette singers return to campus for a special reunion and a remarkable professor.

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NAPABA Convention a success for Willamette Law students

Five Willamette Law students represented the school in great fashion last weekend at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Convention.

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Final sticker price is what matters, says Prof. David Friedman in holiday advertising story

With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just a couple of weeks away, Willamette Law Prof. David Friedman commented in a national Magnify Money story this week on holiday advertising.

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Law student and veteran serves LGBTQ military community through fall externship, work on transgender ban lawsuit

Third-year JD/MBA student Andy Blevins’ first encounter with OutServe-SLDN occurred while he served in the military. From 2007-11, he was a cryptologic technician for the Navy.

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Judge Beth Allen JD’96 wins recent awards

Judge Beth Allen JD’96 now knows how well her friends can keep secrets from her. The Willamette Law alumna was surprised this fall with not one, but two awards for her work in the community and judiciary.

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Travis Stiles ’05 Named Johnson and Johnson trailblazing scientist

Travis Stiles ’05 president and CEO of Novoron Bioscience moves closer to reversing nerve damage caused by Multiple Sclerosis.

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Willamette Law alumna seeks to make an impact in domestic violence prosecution

Although born and raised in Newport, Oregon, Erin Greenawald JD’98 would tell you she “grew up,” professionally, in the Marion County District Attorney’s (MCDA) office.

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Willamette trustee honors legendary mathematics professor

A $5.5 million pledge will impact students and faculty in mathematics and physics.

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Alumni Weekend reunites and reconnects

The campus community worked together to create a memorable, meaningful weekend for alumni.

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Alumni Weekend will bring Bearcat grads back to campus

Events for alumni to reconnect and reunite with classmates kick off on Friday.

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Sewing new and old tales into familiar fabrics

In her latest work, acclaimed Native American artist Marie Watt ’90 explores the symbiotic relationships between humans and the natural world.

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Fundraising brought in $17.785M for 2016–17

Gifts recognize the university’s past and future impact, will enhance the student experience.

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Bearcats unite for Day of Service

In Salem and across the country, members of the Willamette country joined together to do good.

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Seven countries in one summer

Photos, letters from 1954 Willamette student bike trip are available in university archives.

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MBA alumni planning world’s biggest cider house in Portland

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

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Recipe for a successful baking company

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

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After the Break

Four alumni share how the Take a Break program expanded their worldviews and inspired careers focused on social justice.

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Bearcats head back to Willamette for 2016 Alumni Weekend

The university offered food, festivities and special events.

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In nature's grip

Filmmaker John Waller ’98 journeys into uncharted territory to share stories of discovery, beauty and love.

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Willamette Law alumna Kelly Cole JD’96 joins CTIA as senior vice president of government affairs

Kelly A. Cole JD’96 was named senior vice president of government affairs for CTIA - The Wireless Association in Washington, D.C.

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Willamette Law alumnus Stanton D. Anderson JD’69 joins Blue Ridge Network's team of advisors

Willamette University College of Law alumnus Stanton D. Anderson JD’69 joined Blue Ridge Network, bringing his global and business experience to the team of advisors.

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Willamette launches second 24 Hours of Giving event

Celebrate Bearcat pride and the philanthropy that makes it all possible on Feb. 23.

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Bearcats dominate 'Battle of the Beasts'

Three wins in one weekend - including soccer, volleyball and a donor challenge.

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Willamette community explores its capitol connections at April 2 event

At the Oregon State Capitol, students and staff networked with alumni working in government.

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Willamette community raises over $200k

Inaugural “24 Hours of Giving” event supported by over 750 donors.

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