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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.

Willamette University

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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In search of a sustainable solution

01.19.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Environmental science studies led Anton Chiono ’06 to conservation work with the Umatilla Tribes.

stained glass window with cardinal W

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.

Face mask

Willamette faculty, staff produce hundreds of face coverings for community

04.30.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Bearcats use costume supplies and 3D printers to create much needed protective equipment for the community.

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.

Students work with Professor of Environmental Science Joe Bowersox

Why study sustainability? It's relevant to any major.

03.08.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

As we think about the future, we must reconsider the way we live, work and play to make the best use of our natural resources. 

Stained glass window of a cardinal W in Cone Chapel, detail shot

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.

Pat Keys ’05

Biology alum gives keynote at United Nations General Assembly

10.14.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Pat Keys' speech to the second committee focused on climate change, global wealth inequality and sustainability.

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.

smiling student reaches for an award certificate

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.

Nick Schoeppner ’11

Park ranger protects Oregon’s stunning places

12.30.2018 | Tina Owen

Inspired by the community spirit of Willamette’s faculty and students, Nick Schoeppner ’11 built a career in public service.

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.

Hunter Noack plays a grand piano in the middle of a field at Willamette's Zena campus

Students, alumni enjoy music, art and more at ZenaFest

09.10.2018

The annual event at Willamette’s rural facility merged creative arts and abundant natural resources.

Two students work at a cider press

Landscape concert and art installation highlight ZenaFest

08.31.2018 | University Communications

Annual event expands creative possibilities at the rural property.

Professor Karen Arabas stands before a classroom with a whiteboard with Overview Colorado River written on it.

In class — “ENVR 327W: Water Resources”

05.23.2018 | Tina Owen

Karen Arabas’ class examines the water resources of the western United States.

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.

A performer with a lacy white blanket draped over their head and body

A snail’s life

03.08.2018

Unconventional, multimedia Dempsey Lecture chronicles the environmental plight of Taiwan’s golden treasure snail.

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.

Bird walk

Up with the lark for Willamette walks

10.30.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette students, faculty learn about birds and identify species.

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.

academic awards

More than 100 undergraduate students honored

04.17.2017

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

Oreskes to present “Climate Change: What Now?”

02.20.2017 | University Communications

The 2017 Dempsey Lecture addresses efforts to undermine scientific research that threatens profits.

2016 Webber Scholars

Outreach program encourages girls to consider science

12.12.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

For 20 years and counting, the Webber scholarship has helped female scholars teach elementary students.

Zero Waste

Willamette creates institutional sustainability goals

10.17.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Students invited to make a sustainable impact.

Cemetery

Cemetery provides an unlikely spot for class research

10.14.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

For science class, students study tombstone inscriptions.

Katja Meyer

Assistant professor named Kavli Fellow

08.04.2016 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

Katja Meyer attends the Kavli Frontiers of Science Indonesian-American Symposium.

Vandana Shiva

Students reflect on this year’s Dempsey Environmental Lecture Series

03.21.2016 | Erin Dahl

Students share their take on this Vandana Shiva, this year’s Dempsey Environmental lecturer.

Vandana Shiva

Dempsey Lecture features scholar Vandana Shiva

02.29.2016 | Erin Dahl

Free tickets now available for the March 17 event.

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

08.31.2015 | Erin Dahl

Eight new faculty members share insights on their lives.

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.

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