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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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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.

Lisa Landreman

An interview with Lisa Landreman

11.18.2020 | Emmy Obenauf '23

Willamette's new vice president for student affairs discusses beginning her tenure in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A flash interview with Director Susan Coromel

11.12.2020 | Andrew Keswick '22

Theatre major Andrew Keswick '22 and Professor Coromel discuss the intricacies of safely producing a live theatre production during the global pandemic.

A professor leans into a table in the World Languages Studio to provide instruction to two students

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.

Associate Professor of English Mike Chasar

Associate Professor Mike Chasar publishes new book

04.29.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Communication by new media consumes much of our lives these days, yet one of the world’s oldest art forms continues to prove its relevance.

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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.

Melissa Buis Michaux

Faculty receive promotions or tenure

02.26.2019 | University Communications

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

E.M. Lewis '94 attends a performance of, "The Gun Show."

Playwright champions common ground in controversial topics

01.03.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

E.M. (Ellen) Lewis ’94 sparks conversation surrounding topics such as climate change and the divide on American gun ownership through theatre.

Gabriel Tallent ’10

A first-time novelist earns critical acclaim

05.15.2018 | Joe Donovan

Gabriel Tallent ’10 takes literary world by storm with debut novel “My Absolute Darling.”

Carson and Colloquium grants, Presidential Scholars announced

04.30.2018

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

Student stands smiling in Cat Cavern after receiving an award

More than 140 undergraduates honored

04.30.2018

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

Professor Ricardo De Mambro Santos speaks to three students about an exhibit in Hatfield library

Nine faculty receive tenure, promotion

03.02.2018

President Steve Thorsett and the Board of Trustees recognize faculty members’ teaching excellence, scholarly or creative accomplishment, and university and community service.

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2017 Faculty Awards announced

08.24.2017

Seven outstanding faculty members honored at Opening Convocation.

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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.

Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year

03.17.2017

The university recognized Anna Cox, Brandi Row Lazzarini, Roy Pérez, Abigail Susik, Karen Sandrik and Kawika Pierson for their teaching, scholarship and service.

Three English professors named finalists for Oregon Book Awards

01.13.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Deulen, Nadelson and Stolowitz are in the running for 2017 honors.

Sister Outsider Newsfeed

Willamette Hosts award-winning performance poetry duo Sister Outsider, April 19

04.02.2016 | Scott Nadelson

The performance introduces students to the wider form of language and art as activism.

Mike Chasar, associate professor of English

Chasar earns National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship

12.14.2015 | University Communications

Chasar will work on a new book about poetry and new media.

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

08.31.2015 | Erin Dahl

Eight new faculty members share insights on their lives.

Roy Perez

Pérez teaches his students never to settle for the world in which they live

06.26.2015

Roy Pérez, who teaches English and American Ethnic Studies, helps his students challenge concepts of culture and power.

Professor Andrea Stolowitz earns second Oregon Book Award

04.15.2015

Visiting English professor Andrea Stolowitz earns recognition for her play, "Ithaka."

Remember poetry

02.02.2015

In "Poetry," Chasar considers the vanishing memorized poem.

Alumnus, visiting English professor nominated for Oregon Book Awards

01.16.2015

An alumnus and visiting English professor were both nominated for their plays.

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