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Fearless in the pursuit of opportunity

06.23.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Lawrence Hanscom ’91 leads Washington state's largest medical professional association.

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Student Scholarship Recognition Day(s) highlights student research and presentations in live virtual format

05.27.2021 | Peter Li '20, MBA'21

The annual event was hosted virtually for the second consecutive year and expanded to a two-day format for the first time, featuring 250 student presentations and more than 2,500 guests.

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Only six matching gifts for student scholarships left

05.27.2021 | Office of Advancement

An anonymous donor has given Willamette $1 million in matching funds to inspire the creation of new endowed scholarships and a limited number of matching funds remain.

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Academic Honors and Awards announced

05.06.2021 | Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

More than 200 undergraduates are recipients of 2021 Academic Honors and Awards. Congratulations, Bearcats!

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Willamette awarded NEH CARES grant

06.24.2020

$299,766 grant will support humanities programming in the CAS, museum and library.

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More than 130 undergraduates honored

05.13.2020 | Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts

The Willamette University College of Liberal Arts honored students’ academic achievements this week.

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Faculty tenure announced

03.04.2020 | Marketing and Communications

Board of Trustees promotes eight professors in the College of Arts and Sciences to associate professor with tenure.

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Willamette celebrates Martin Luther King Day

01.24.2020

Bearcats engage in service projects, book club, documentary screening and more events in the spirit of King’s legacy.

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Willamette’s MLK celebration features screening of ‘Fannie Lou Hamer’s America’

12.18.2019 | Adam Torgerson

Filmmakers will answer audience questions following Jan. 24 screening.

Jesse Lippold (left) and Steven Lua (right)

Willamette Debate Starts Strong

10.17.2019 | Cassidy Brennan

In the first two tournaments of the year, Willamette won speaker awards and a first-place trophy!

Brandon Chinn ’14

From the Bearcats to the Blazers and Celtics

05.14.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

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More than 130 undergraduates recognized at Academic Honors and Awards

04.30.2019

Willamette University College of Liberal Arts honored students’ academic achievements at a ceremony April 29 in Cat Cavern.

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Faculty receive promotions or tenure

02.26.2019 | University Communications

Faculty from all three colleges recognized for teaching excellence, scholarly accomplishment.

an alumna speaks with former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta and Sylvia Panetta, his wife

Switchboard makes connections for jobs and more

10.22.2018 | Daniel Johnson

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

Cindy Richards

Professor Richards receives national award for teaching excellence

09.10.2018

The civic communication and media professor was lauded for using civic engagement and experiential projects to help students learn.

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Questions of Truth

05.29.2018 | Tina Owen

Willamette faculty and staff discuss how the university prepares students to separate fact from fiction in an information-saturated world.

Carson and Colloquium grants, Presidential Scholars announced

04.30.2018

The grants fund students’ research across a spectrum of disciplines.

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More than 140 undergraduates honored

04.30.2018

The Willamette University College of Liberal Arts honored students’ academic achievements April 23 in Cat Cavern.

Assistant Professor Cindy Koenig Richards

Civic Communication and Media program receives national recognition

12.04.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette’s CCM major prepares students to make influential, ethical contributions to civic life.

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Exploring social justice through art

10.09.2017 | Tina Owen

Three exhibitions and a panel discussion aim to start a dialogue about critical issues.

Saghar Sadeghian teaches in a classroom

Willamette introduces new tenure-track faculty members

09.01.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Faculty members join departments in the College of Liberal Arts.

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More than 100 undergraduate students honored

04.17.2017

College of Liberal Arts students received more than 100 academic honors and awards.

David Douglass

David Douglass to join College of Idaho as dean of faculty and VP for academic affairs

03.27.2017

He will transition to his new role at the conclusion of the academic year.

Student trip highlights Oregon’s little-known racial history

11.14.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Oregon Black Pioneers nonprofit leads College Colloquium trip to Portland.

Election

This scary, frustrating, crazy, unprecedented election

10.28.2016 | Sarah Evans

This year’s extraordinary presidential election has made voters across the country anxious and angry. At Willamette, professors and classes help students navigate through the confusion and understand why their informed vote is important.

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Willamette students respond to the 2016 presidential debates

10.24.2016 | Adam Torgerson

How is Willamette University responding to the 2016 presidential election? Find out in this video of students at DebateWatch and this preview article from Willamette magazine’s fall issue.

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Students assess this year’s unusual election through presidential debate event

10.03.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Hundreds of students, community members gather for DebateWatch 2016.

Filmmaker Keith Beauchamp

Beauchamp: The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till

09.13.2016 | Adam Torgerson

The emmy-nominated filmmaker Keith Beauchamp shares Till's story.

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New video explores Willamette's connections to the state capitol

02.01.2016 | Michael Beseda

Documentary filmmaker captures Willamette's connections to the Oregon State Capitol.

Learn more about Willamette's new tenure-track faculty members

08.31.2015 | Erin Dahl

Eight new faculty members share insights on their lives.

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