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University Chaplain Karen Wood to retire in July

03.22.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Community reflects on the beloved chaplain's two decades of service and leadership at Willamette.

Headshot of Jade Aguilar

Vice President Jade Aguilar accepts position with ECONorthwest

09.05.2020 | University Relations

Jade Aguilar, Willamette’s inaugural Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, recently announced she has accepted a position with ECONorthwest in Portland.

Cone Chapel post-renovation with carpet and tables in place of pews

Historic Cone Chapel renovation fosters inclusive campus community

09.04.2020 | Paul McKean '11

Years in the making, a summer remodel opens up the chapel for flexible and safe gatherings.

view of cherry blossom trees and empty sidewalk along the Quad

A month like no other

04.20.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

During this unprecedented time, some Willamette University departments share how the pandemic dramatically transformed their service to students, especially those who remain on campus.

Professor James Thompson

Remembering James Thompson

10.30.2019 | Office of the Chaplains

It is with great sorrow that I write to tell you of the passing of Prof. James Thompson.

four employees honored for 30 years of service

Willamette honors employees for exemplary service

06.05.2019 | Tom Morlan

Eight individuals receive special recognition at annual awards ceremony.

Tova Hershman ’19

Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence presented

04.29.2019

Students recognized for cocurricular involvement and leadership.

Steve Thorsett

Statement on UMC General Conference 2019

02.27.2019 | President Steve Thorsett

President Thorsett responds to the United Methodist Church’s decision not to embrace full inclusion of LGBTQ members and leaders.

William Swindells, 1930–2018

In memoriam: William Swindells, 1930–2018

11.12.2018

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

A new student releases her candle to the Mill Stream during Matriculation.

Class of 2022 prepares to “make the whole world” their campus

08.27.2018

Willamette community welcomes new students at Opening Days.

student smiles after receiving an award

Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence announced

04.27.2018

More than 30 awards were given to students who have made positive contributions to the Willamette community.

Leandro Gonzales ’03 helped organize the delivery of dozens of tents to Mexico and Puerto Rico residents recently struck by natural disasters.

Willamette community unites to support people impacted by natural disasters

11.06.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Families of some students, faculty grapple with aftermath.

Lee and York house renovation

Renovation updates Lee, York houses with more contemporary design

08.21.2017 | University Communications

Willamette remodels buildings and relocates staff over the summer.

Alika Masei ’17

A passion for social justice

05.08.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Alika Masei ’17 has dedicated his college career to creating a better place for all students.

Willamette celebrates Class of 2019 during annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 21

08.24.2015 | Erin Dahl

Psychology professor and author Dacher Keltner offers students advice on achieving happiness.

Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21

08.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21.

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