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Western Oregon University and Willamette University develop program for WOU students seeking a law degree

07.21.2021 | Willamette University College of Law

The new 4+3 agreement between Western Oregon University and Willamette Law will expand access to Western Oregon students seeking to pursue a law degree.

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Research, faculty boost grad’s success in physics

04.30.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette's tight-knit physics community and REUs opened up graduate opportunities for Hannah Rarick ’21.

Nathan Love ’05 MBA’06

Alum succeeds by thinking beyond now to 'what is possible’

08.19.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

MBA program, connections lead Nathan Love ‘05 MBA’06 to jobs in entertainment, digital tech.

Assistant Director of Career Management Jonathan Scrimenti

MBA students Zoom toward interview success

05.06.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Image of a computer

Willamette computers lend power to COVID-19 fight

04.29.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette University faculty joined the fight against COVID-19 — and so have campus computers.

Image from the presentation "How Syrian Asylum Seekers and Refugees Interact with Dutch Healthcare" by Lily Clancy ’22.

Student Scholarship Recognition Day continues tradition online

04.28.2020

The innovative spirit of Willamette University students shone a bit more than usual last week.

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.

Scott Pike's archaeology class

Students join city of Salem to work on historic project

04.20.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

A question related to Salem’s biggest historical figure united Willamette students with the city to find the answer.

Professor Kirk pours solution into a beaker

Willamette chemists help distillery boost sanitizer production

04.09.2020

Chemistry department helps Divine Distillers increase hand sanitizer production by donating and prepping materials. The Print Center and graphic designers provided labels.

Professor of Politics Melissa Michaux

Politics class to be featured in upcoming documentary

02.25.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

A transformative Willamette University class held at the Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) is on its way to gaining national exposure.

Faculty member talks to international students and their families at event he hosts at his house.

Willamette faculty, staff foster strong relationships with students

09.11.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Making students feel supported and welcomed is a priority.

Warren Binford

Living Willamette’s motto, law professor protects children’s rights

08.06.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Warren Binford continues to shine light on children’s treatment at U.S. border facilities.

student and professor crouch over a computer screen next to a microscope

Willamette ranks among the best universities for student and staff interaction

08.06.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Student satisfaction places university at No. 8 nationwide.

Olivia Scott at the South African coast

Student athlete works to prevent gang violence

07.10.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Olivia Scott ’20 reflects upon interning with a program founded by a reformed gang member in South Africa.

Victoria Black Horse (Photo by Dominick Reuter)

Alumna builds bridges to a healthier future

07.01.2019 | Rosemary Camozzi

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.

student researchers receiving award

City honors Willamette student researchers

05.29.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

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Keeping the Bearcats on their toes

05.21.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

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.

Rebecca Kueny JD’13 and Jason LeBlanc JD’19

Willamette Law names 2019 Mentor of the Year

04.09.2019 | University Communications

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

Professors Cotlar and Ellis

Professors Cotlar and Ellis edit new presidential history book

04.02.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

‘Historian in Chief’ examines how 11 presidents shaped history through storytelling, education and action.

Students pack food for Global Day of Service

Bearcats team up for third annual Global Day of Service

03.13.2019 | Paul McKean ’11

Willamette community unites to live out the university motto through service projects across the country and overseas.

Len Reed

The Collegian finds new mission through Pulitzer Prize-winning writer

02.15.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Former Oregonian editorial writer mentors newspaper staff.

Willamette student greets an TIU student in front of a bus

Bearcats welcome ASP class of 2019

02.05.2019 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

Warm greetings and a flurry of activity ushered in the 30th anniversary of the American Studies Program.

Mai Hiwatashi speaks at podium

Willamette celebrates 30th class of American Studies Program

12.18.2018 | Tina Owen

The students who made a positive impact on the university and Salem communities returned to Japan and other home countries.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry David Griffith and research student Logan Vine ’17

Faculty-student collaborative research gains national visibility

12.05.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Study of halogenated estrogens leads to publication, audio story on NPR.

Assistant Professor of Biology Rosa León-Zayas, Karen Espinoza ’19, Moncerrad Barajas Gomez ’21, Arianna Cannady ’19, Kat Vazquez ’21, Dayton Towata ’19  and Jash Sekai ’19.

Students find ‘all races, all research fields’ represented at science conference

11.13.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette students present summer research at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science conference.

A graphic image of an overhead view of city blocks of tall buildings with the text "Willamette University MBA Blockchain: The Revolution Extends Beyond Cryptocurrency November 7 2018"

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.

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.

Information forum on Claremont School of Theology

10.16.2018

University leadership will update the community on current activities and plans between Willamette and CST.

A fan in Bearcat attire smiles at cheers among the crowd at a soccer game

Families and alumni celebrate the Willamette community

10.16.2018 | Daniel Johnson

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

Two female students hold a bee

New Willamette ‘hotel’ provides good ‘bee-search’

10.01.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Faculty member, students build bee hotel to learn more about the species’ behavior.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Hallie Ford Museum of Art turns 20

09.21.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Museum celebrates more than 220 exhibitions and standing among the best in the Pacific Northwest.

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.

Willamette Academy student smiles while sitting in a classroom

Willamette professors volunteer at academy summer camps

08.02.2018 | Tina Owen

The camps offer local high-schoolers a firsthand glimpse of life as a college student.

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Willamette featured in ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019’

07.10.2018

Best-selling guide features some 300 of the “best and most interesting” colleges.

José Fausto ’18

Jump-starting a career with Willamette networks

04.27.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Alumni office connects José Fausto ’18 to job prospects

Willamette students dance with fans in the luau

Hawai’i Club presents 29th Lū’au

04.23.2018

The event shared Polynesian music, food and traditions with the Willamette community.

a student presents a poster at SSRD

Willamette celebrates Student Scholarship Recognition Day

04.23.2018

The 18th annual event highlighted student achievements across disciplines.

Students in two lines face the audience singing in "Wings of Fire"

‘Wings of Fire’ makes world premiere at Willamette

04.16.2018 | Department of Theatre

Director Susan Coromel and composer Austin Green discuss the evolution and staging of the musical based on a tragic fire that shaped workers’ rights in the U.S.

Willamette Law Dean Curtis Bridgeman hands Salem attorney Nani Apo JD’13 the 2018 Mentor of the Year award.

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

04.13.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

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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Next Cookies and Conversation planned for Tuesday

11.27.2017

Afternoon casual conversation with university leadership open to all students.

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.

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Cookies and Conversation planned for Tuesday

10.16.2017

All Willamette students invited to join university leaders for this monthly event.

Students use a cider press

Sustainability shines at ZenaFest

10.16.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette community receives a closer glimpse of student, faculty work at forest property.

SCRP participants in front of Ford Hall

A summer of science turns students on to research

10.16.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

During this Willamette program, students make breakthroughs while working side-by-side with professors.

Marathon Group Photo

Bearcats join forces to take on Portland Marathon

10.16.2017

President Steve Thorsett, Coach Leslie Shevlin and Assistant Coach Katie Gruys were among finishers.

students viewing Betty LaDuke art exhibition

Exploring social justice through art

10.09.2017 | Tina Owen

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

Eclipse 2017

Willamette Academy makes important progress

10.02.2017

The executive director provides an update on the popular college access program for underrepresented students.

Jim Albaugh ’72

Willamette trustee honors legendary mathematics professor

09.18.2017

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

LARC art

Students, faculty find common ground in math and art

09.17.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Art projects ask viewers to read between the lines.

Liz Gill

Crafting her own approach

04.17.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

At Willamette, senior Liz Gill found activities that fit who she is and helped define the leader she wants to be.

Mark Andreoni '16

Mark Andreoni ’16 focuses his talents on helping others

02.29.2016 | Erin Dahl

By exploring new pursuits, Mark Andreoni ’16 discovers his calling

art exhibition

Students explored meaning of art in “PIECES and PARTS”

02.08.2016 | Erin Dahl

Inspired by an art history class, the exhibition relied on student and faculty collaboration.

Student Advisory Board seeks to bridge gap between students, administrators

02.01.2016 | Erin Dahl

The group aims to foster effective, two-way communication between students, staff and administrators.

Jim Booth '64

Sigma Chi honors Jim Booth '64 with award

09.28.2015 | Erin Dahl

The award is the highest honor Sigma Chi can bestow upon its members.

SCRP

SCRP helps students, professors make new scientific discoveries

08.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Through the program, students learn skills that will help advance their careers.

Courtney Stevens recognized in "40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire"

03.30.2015

NerdScholar recognized Courtney Stevens in its "40 Under 40: Professors who Inspire."

Holman KMUZ

Students find their voices through community radio

02.16.2015 | Sarah Evans

What’s it like to host a radio show? Chemistry professor Karen McFarlane Holman’s “Community Radio” students try it firsthand — and learn about themselves along the way.

Kaeli Swift

Unmasking a researcher

02.02.2015 | Adam Torgerson

Kaeli Swift ’09 wears a mask as she uncovers the corpse. She knows she’s being watched.

Grant supports student archaeology research at the Ness of Brodgar

01.29.2015

M. H. Wiener Foundation helps students unearth new finds in Scotland.

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