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Empowered by a dual degree, Gianna Marchese BA’22, MBA’23 lands an impressive role at Warner Bros.

04.03.2024 | Melanie Moyer

While many in Hollywood are still recovering from pandemic-era closures and setbacks from the summer of strikes, Marchese landed a job promoting big-name films.

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Katie Hill BA’23 studies the hidden heroes of our ecosystems

11.15.2023 | Sophie Cipolla

The first graduate of Willamette and Oregon State University's joint 3-2 Forestry program is investigating questions that climate scientists grapple with as they attempt to rehabilitate affected forests.

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BA/MBA alum learned to think under pressure and takes the sports world by storm

05.10.2023 | Sophie Cipolla

It’s no surprise that Joe Plaster’s BA‘19 MBA‘20 career has taken off given how involved he was as an undergraduate Economics major at Willamette.

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Student takes Willamette’s mission and motto to Peru to help local women pursue financial independence

04.30.2023 | Linda Lenhoff

Becky Heath BA’23 worked with a collective of textile artists in Peru to help them develop their business strategies to reach a higher level of success.

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After the pandemic shut down her industry, Willamette MBA helped Mandy Han MBA’23 change careers

04.26.2023 | Melanie Moyer

When the pandemic hit in 2020, Mandy Han, MBA’23, knew she needed skills beyond her hospitality education. Then, she found Willamette’s Career Change MBA.

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Joan Reukauf MBA’15 Elected to Chair of the Oregon Bankers Association

04.12.2023 | Linda Lenhoff

A contributing assistant professor at the Atkinson School of Management, Reukauf focuses on her passion for education, communication, and leadership.

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New PNCA health and wellness coach and educator to connect students to resources

04.12.2023 | Melanie Moyer

For the first time in its history, PNCA will have a professional devoted to connecting students to health resources, coaching, and education.

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Masters in data science program expands with new cohort in Salem

12.06.2022

Willamette University's data science master's program expands to Salem campus due to high demand. Applications for fall 2023 exceed expectations.

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Cross-disciplinary education key to sustainability leader’s success

11.03.2022 | Shelly Strom

Shannon Lee BA/MBA '21, sustainability program manager at HP, attributes success to cross-disciplinary education at Willamette University. Discover her journey.

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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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Nowhere to go but up: From a low GPA to a BA, MBA and JD

07.06.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Geoff Winkler BA ’04, JD ’06, MBA ’08 had a rocky academic beginning, but now he's CEO of American Fiduciary Services.

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Law student becomes triple Bearcat before 25

05.11.2021 | Cindy Cromwell

Karina Salzberg’s interest in law and desire to learn how to help her future clients helped put her on a track to accomplish a remarkable achievement.

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Student leadership roles led graduate to MBA

04.23.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Jarin Kobashigawa BA ’20, MBA ’21 found his path from student leader to business enthusiast, now pursuing a career in marketing with newfound confidence.

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College of Law announces Law School Bound admission program

01.15.2021 | Willamette University College of Law

The program offers an innovative and transparent path to obtaining a legal education.

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Fiske guide features Willamette as a top college

07.10.2019

The 2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges hails Willamette University for its student-focused faculty, collaborative environment and commitment to service and diversity.

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Finding strength in numbers

04.03.2019 | Tom Morlan

Willamette University BA/MBA grad Paimon Jaberi achieves dream job with Seattle Seahawks and uses data to tackle the business, credits Willamette University.

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Pursuing an MBA with an eye on theatre

03.26.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Ben Crop ’08, MBA’09, a theatre teacher and technical director, credits Willamette for his success and his journey from a dual degree to a career in theatre.

“(We've helped prevent) the creation of countless tons of emissions and landfill waste.”  —Colin Schilling '10 MBA '12

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

12.21.2018 | Erik Schmidt

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

Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. B-School by Poets & Quants and Businessweek

11.27.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Poets & Quants and Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

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11.27.2018 | Tynan Gable

Prof Ringold engages with leaders in business and technology and immerses in today's executive thinking.

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11.20.2018 | Cathy McCann Gaskin

Making a Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA – a Tax-Savvy Way to Support Willamette University

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

11.16.2018 | Tynan Gable MBA'19 and Bryan Martz MBA'19

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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Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. Business School by Poets & Quants

11.13.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Poets & Quants and Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

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Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. B-School by Businessweek

11.13.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

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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.

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Willamette celebrates the Class of 2018

05.14.2018

Willamette University's 2018 commencement ceremonies: Graduates embrace the future as key speakers share wisdom on openness, perseverance, and community.

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Internship steers BA/MBA grad to auto industry

04.23.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

A semester at Daimler Trucking helped J. Connor Maloney BA/MBA ’18 define his career path.

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Willamette MBA Preview Day 2018

04.05.2018 | Andrew Hickey

On April 14, prospective students will meet current students, alumni and faculty while experiencing Willamette MBA.

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JD/MBA student who advocates for LGBTQ rights presents at Harvard

03.26.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Andy Blevins JD/MBA’19 invited to speak on panel with legal experts.

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Two Willamette Law students take on national leadership roles

03.22.2018 | Russell Yost MBA’05

Shelby Smith and Erin Roycroft will serve as Next Generation Leaders for the American Constitution Society.

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Atkinson rebuilds admissions and recruitment teams

03.02.2018 | Andrew Hickey

Reboot aims to create smoother and more impactful experiences for prospective students.

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Willamette MBA again named best business school by Businessweek and Princeton Review

11.17.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

The accolades reaffirm top-tier national status as highest-ranked program in Oregon.

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Forbes names Willamette MBA top in Oregon for return on investment

09.25.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

AGSM joins top-tier programs across the country.

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Putting her heart and soul into law

05.01.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Lauren Sharkey ’15, JD’17, the second graduate of Willamette College of Law’s 3+3 program, hopes to use the law to improve people’s lives.

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From the Marines to an MBA

04.24.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Herschel Mapes MBA ’17, a former U.S. Marine, shares his journey from serving high-profile leaders to pursuing higher education at Willamette University.

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AGSM faculty offer leadership advice to undergrads

01.19.2017 | Andrew Hickey

A series of interactive events helps students get ahead in their career preparation.

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Nonprofit giving — how to make smart and effective charitable donations

12.13.2016 | Andrew Hickey

Two not-for-profit experts from Willamette University MBA give tips on effective charitable giving.

Happy Campers Gluten Free

Recipe for a successful baking company

12.06.2016 | Tina Owen

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

Willamette University Double Alumnus Theodore Sims vested as new Washington County Circuit Court judge

Lorenzo Williams JD'77 receives National Bar Association Award for Civil Rights

05.02.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Law graduate recognized as pioneer who demonstrates concern for human and civil rights has history of significant litigation wins and community involvement

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HR faculty member honored through named award

04.04.2016 | Russell Yost MBA'05

The Lisbeth Claus Trail Blazer Award recognizes professionals furthering the development of global HR practices.

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Theresa Wright JD’81 receives Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award

04.04.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Willamette Law’s director of externships and alumna recognized for dedication and service

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Willamette Law Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter quoted in Oregonian

04.04.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Read about Willamette University Law Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter's insights on TriMet's decision regarding the payment for union orientation.

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Hon. Paul De Muniz JD’75 honored with Literacy Trailblazer Award

03.31.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Former OSC Chief Justice and Willamette Law’s Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence and alumnus has history of giving back to community

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Willamette Law Professor David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune

03.29.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune article about Oracle’s failed Cover Oregon website

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NHL player Sheldon Kennedy brings Swift Current to Willamette, highlights impact of sexual abuse on survivors

03.23.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Willamette University hosts special Q and A with Kennedy after documentary screening

Willamette University Double Alumnus Theodore Sims vested as new Washington County Circuit Court judge

Theodore Sims '77 JD'80 invested as new Washington County Circuit Court judge

03.21.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Investiture Ceremony Honors Willamette University Double Alumnus

Willamette University College of Law National Trial Team

WUCL trial team advances to finals at regional competition

03.16.2016 | Stephanie Palmblad (JD'12) and Patrick Riedling

Judges impressed by advocacy skills of a team of Willamette law students

Law professor is Willamette's first Fulbright Distinguished Chair

12.31.2015

Warren Binford hopes to support the advancement of brain science research focused on child pornography.

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Taneesh Sra ’16, MBA '17 develops a winning strategy through golf, MBA program

12.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Taneesh Sra ’16, MBA '17, an economics major at Willamette, balances academics, athletics, and leadership roles to graduate early with a BA/MBA dual degree.

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