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Academic Honors and Awards announced

06.07.2022 | Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

More than 200 undergraduates are recipients of 2022 Academic Honors and Awards. Congratulations, Bearcats!

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Willamette University hosts second DataFest

05.01.2022

This year's event featured the largest and most complex challenge yet.

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Former senior statistician at HP joins data science faculty

03.21.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Kristen Gore started working for the Fortune 100 tech company in 2014.

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Scholar of virtual reality in education to teach computer science at Willamette

02.25.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Friday Agbo is a Nigerian educator and researcher at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu. 

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New cybersecurity, data courses offer human-centered approach

12.02.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

By viewing issues through a liberal arts lens, students gain clearer understanding of data ethics.

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Nearly $2M grant expands WU's data science, STEM programming

10.29.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

The university can now offer more minors and courses for students of all majors.

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Willamette celebrates first graduate of 3+1 in Data Science

08.23.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Zach Haroian BS/MS ’21 earned multiple degrees and landed a job before commencement.

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New programming and design course available this fall

07.20.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

No prior coding knowledge is necessary.

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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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Faculty tenure and promotions

03.04.2021

Board of Trustees promotes 10 professors from across the university to professor and associate professor with tenure.

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New faculty members join Willamette

09.01.2020

Six new professors bring expertise in law, data science, Japanese, computer science and vocal jazz.

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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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Leading computer science expert to teach at Willamette

04.30.2020 | Ruth P. Feingold, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Willamette names Stanford Professor Emeritus Eric S. Roberts the 2020–21 Mark and Melody Teppola Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor.

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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.

Greg Orzell ’05

History major helped Netflix launch streaming

06.19.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Liberal arts foundation served Greg Orzell ’05 well as he rose up the tech industry’s ranks.

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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.

Student in cybersecurity club

Students learn cybersecurity skills for competition and careers

02.12.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Club teaches techniques to crack passwords, hack Wi-Fi networks to improve security.

Owen Carver ’03

Be the change — the GOOD food and drink guide

01.02.2019 | Erik Schmidt

Owen Carver ’03 advocates for sustainable practices and social equity in the coffee industry.

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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.

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NSF awards Willamette $646,986 for STEM program

12.22.2017

The funding will support underrepresented youth in STEM fields.

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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.

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Navigating the Corporate World

09.30.2015 | Sarah Evans

Campus leadership positions prepared Zhang for work at several major companies.

Six faculty members achieve tenure

03.16.2015

The promotions take effect for the 2015-16 academic year.

Shields’ delicious tribute

03.05.2015

Fans flip over his edible artworks.

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