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Professor Caroline Davidson awarded a Fulbright

06.02.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

The law professor plans to conduct research on the treatment of sexual and gender-based violence in Colombian courts.

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Welcome Class of 2025!

08.27.2021 | Marketing and Communications

Willamette welcomed new students at Opening Days by helping them move in, learn about resources on campus and introduce them to campus life.

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Goudy Commons returns this fall with new cuisine

08.24.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Discover other changes at the popular dining hall after its summer renovation.

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Student draws strength from WU community to overcome personal loss

05.14.2020 | Tom Morlan

During a time of pain and healing, Katie Lee’s professors and classmates inspired her to make the most of her life.

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Willamette MBA program sets stage for promising career

05.12.2020 | Tom Morlan

Emily Anderson MBA’20 used her educational experience as a springboard to a job with one of the nation’s top accounting firms.

Nathaniel Woodward, JD '20

Willamette opens the door to hope and healing for College of Law standout

05.01.2020 | Tom Morlan

In the aftermath of personal loss, Nathaniel Woodward JD’20 found his calling as an advocate for accident victims and their families.

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Lisa Landreman to join Willamette as vice president for student affairs

04.23.2020

The newest addition to the president’s leadership team is passionate about inclusion, equity, mentorship and transformative learning.

Stephen Patterson

Religion professor wins Grawemeyer Award in Religion

12.11.2019

Stephen Patterson, George H. Atkinson professor of religious and ethical studies, recently received a $100,000 prize and the 2020 Grawemeyer Award, an honor recognizing the most outstanding idea in religion, music composition, world order, psychology and education.

New faculty join Willamette

09.25.2019

Five new faculty work across several fields.

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.

WITS launches new virtual private network

03.28.2018

Working off campus? Securely access Willamette’s network drives from home and abroad.

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Choir alumni celebrate their community of music

11.13.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Former Willamette singers return to campus for a special reunion and a remarkable professor.

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.

Waller Hall

Happy Birthday, Waller Hall!

10.16.2017

The “old historic temple” turns 150.

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Updates to campus food service for fall semester

08.04.2017

Dining Services seeks input on menu offerings. Cat Cavern will transition to event-only venue.

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Fundraising brought in $17.785M for 2016–17

07.10.2017

Gifts recognize the university’s past and future impact, will enhance the student experience.

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.

Tim Johnson

AGSM professor awarded endowed professorship

12.12.2016 | University Communications

Tim Johnson will become the third Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management and Policy Analysis.

David A. Friedman

Law Professor Friedman quoted in Associated Press article on settlement of Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit

09.15.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman commented on the resolution of the Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit in a September 15 Associated Press story.

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Willamette welcomes new tenure-track faculty members

09.12.2016 | University Communications

They join several departments in CLA, Law and AGSM.

Rick's Cafe

Rick's Cafe returns with new management, menu, brews

08.22.2016 | Tina Owen

The College of Law's trendy hangout welcomes students back with a grand reopening tomorrow.

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Questions of justice

08.01.2016 | Kristin Ohlson

An unusual class takes Willamette students inside prison walls to discover a new perspective on crime and punishment.

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Life of the mind

08.01.2016 | Tina Owen

As history professor Bill Duvall retires after 45 years at Willamette, we look at how he and other legendary faculty members have helped students discover the enduring benefits of a liberal arts education.

Senior Thesis Exhibition

Artists in residence

08.01.2016 | Tina Owen

Studio art seniors say goodbye to Willamette with a show of talent.

Professor of Law David Friedman

Law Professor David A. Friedman quoted in articles explaining Oregon v. Oracle's escalating legal cost and tactics

07.28.2016 | Raymond Penney

Willamette Professor of Law David A. Friedman comments on the escalating legal tactics involved in the Oregon v. Oracle case.

Professor Steven Green

Willamette Law Professor Green files amicus brief in SCOTUS case Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley

07.07.2016 | Raymond Penney

Scholars of legal and religious history, including Willamette Law Professor Steven K. Green filed an amicus brief for Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley, being heard by the United States Supreme Court.

Professor Peter Molk

Law Professor Peter Molk discusses LLC owners, default statutory protections on New York Business Divorce podcast

07.05.2016 | Raymond Penney

Economics and law expert Willamette University College of Law Assistant Professor Peter Molk was interviewed by Peter Mahler host of the “New York Business Divorce” podcast.

Law Professor Paul Diller comments on SCOTUS corruption ruling in Statesman Journal

06.29.2016 | Raymond Penney

Law Professor Paul Diller was quoted in a Statesman Journal article reporting on the United States Supreme Court ruling that ordered lower courts to reconsider whether the government's evidence of corruption is strong enough to try former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell.

William J. Howe III JD‘75

William J. Howe III JD‘75 receives Meyer Elkin Essay Award for article in the Family Court Review

06.24.2016 | Raymond Penney

Willamette University College of Law Alumnus William J. Howe III JD ‘75, received the Meyer Elkin Essay Award from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Family Court Review.

Professor David Friedman

Law Professor Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune article discussing Oregon’s legal tab

06.23.2016 | Raymond Penney

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Tribune article discussing the cost of the Oracle v. Oregon case.

Associate Professor Jeffrey C. Dobbins

Law Professor Dobbins comments in PBJ article on ACA's 'Risk Corridors' program

06.10.2016 | Raymond Penney

Willamette's Civil Procedure Expert and Law Professor Jeffrey C. Dobbins commented in a PBJ Article Reporting on a Lawsuit by Health Republic Insurance Co. Seeking $20 Million Dollars.

Willamette Law Alumnus Donald L. Krahmer

Willamette Law alumnus Donald L. Krahmer receives the 2016 Living and Giving Award

06.09.2016 | Raymond Penney

Willamette University College of Law alumnus Donald L. Krahmer Jr. ‘81, JD/MBA‘87 receive the Living and Giving Award.

Associate Professor David Friedman

Law Professor Friedman discusses how law firm’s reorganization will impact law students

06.08.2016 | Raymond Penney

Willamette Associate Professor of Law David A. Friedman discusses how local law firm's reorganization will impact law students seeking employment.

Professor David Friedman

Law Professor Friedman quoted in PBJ article on Oracle v. Oregon dispute

06.03.2016 | Raymond Penney

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Business Journal article discussing the ongoing political ramifications of the Oracle v. Oregon legal battle.

Associate Professor Jeffrey C. Dobbins

Law Professor Jeff Dobbins weighs in on Oregon's public records law

05.27.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Willamette's civil procedure expert and law professor commented in Statesman-Journal article that reported on a recent judicial opinion concerning the ongoing dispute between former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes and The Oregonian.

Law Professor Paul Diller makes sense of law affecting disputes between a city and its county

05.24.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Diller sheds light on the city of Cascade Locks' legal options to open a water-bottling operation in Hood River County, where voters recently approved a ban on such facilities within the county limits.

Professor David Friedman

Willamette Law Professor David A. Friedman comments in PBJ article

04.12.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Business Journal article discussing Oracle’s latest legal tactic in an ongoing dispute with the state of Oregon

Professor Steven Green

Willamette Law Professor Steven Green quoted in Tennessean

04.11.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Religion and law expert and Willamette Professor of Law Steven Green discusses hurdles to potential lawsuits from a bill to make the Bible the official book of Tennessee

Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter

Willamette Law Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter quoted in Oregonian

04.04.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Employment law expert and Willamette Professor of Law Keith Cunningham-Parmeter weighs in on pay dispute between TriMet and union

Terry Wright

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

Hon. Paul De Muniz

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

Professor David A. Friedman

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

Swift Current and Sheldon Kennedy at WIllamette

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

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Annual social pow wow connects culture and community

03.14.2016 | Russell Yost MBA'05

Dancers, drummers and vendors shared traditions and heritage.

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.

James Cuno '73

James Cuno '73 discusses ISIS and cultural destruction

10.14.2015 | Adam Torgerson

On Nov. 5, the Getty CEO addresses the threat posed by ISIS.

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.

Willamette greets new graduate students

09.07.2015 | Erin Dahl

Nearly 200 first-year students enrolled at Atkinson, College of Law

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

08.31.2015 | Erin Dahl

Eight new faculty members share insights on their lives.

Red Light/Green Light runners

Willamette community unites to reclaim a world record in Red Light/Green Light

08.31.2015 | Erin Dahl

The Guinness Book of World Records will certify the results this winter.

Opening Days showcases Willamette's community to new students

08.24.2015 | Erin Dahl

From swimming to volleyball, the Class of 2019 explored Willamette’s offerings.

Willamette celebrates Class of 2019 during annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 21

08.24.2015 | Erin Dahl

Psychology professor and author Dacher Keltner offers students advice on achieving happiness.

More Willamette students are going Greek

08.21.2015 | Natalie Pate '15

Thirty-four percent of students took part in Greek life as of last spring.

Career Services earns national recognition for its student programs

08.19.2015 | WU Staff

Willamette earns three top awards, two finalist recognitions in five years

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.

Upholding a Tradition

08.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Willamette aims to break the world record in Red Light/Green Light.

Green Initiative Fund awards sustainability grants to students, staff

06.29.2015

The awards will improve facilities, reduce waste and promote sustainability.

Willamette University launches renewed website this summer

06.05.2015

The site is designed for mobile optimization and includes new multimedia tools for storytelling.

Construction projects underway

06.01.2015

The work includes renovating a residence hall and remodeling lab spaces.

Professor Abigail Susik selected to attend national art history seminar

05.26.2015

The event is aimed to strengthen the teaching of art history to undergrads.

Seth Cotlar earns two grants to support his research project

04.29.2015

With the awards, Seth Cotlar will continue research for his book.

Altman tests muscles' reaction to vibration

04.23.2015

His experiment suggests myosin, a motor protein, is behind muscles' unusual behavior.

Professor Andrea Stolowitz earns second Oregon Book Award

04.15.2015

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

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."

Six faculty members achieve tenure

03.16.2015

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

Tomodachi Program promotes friendship across cultures

03.02.2015

Tomodachi participants share American culture with ASP students — and find they learn just as much from the experience.

Biologist explores the science behind owl attacks on Salem runners

02.13.2015

Dave Craig discusses the science behind "Owlcapone's" behavior.

History professor selected for CIC seminar at Yale University in June

02.09.2015

Seth Cotlar is participating in a seminar on slave narratives at Yale University in June.

Amadou Fofana wins Mellon Fellowship at Duke University

02.09.2015

Amadou Fofana has been awarded a Humanities Writ Large fellowship at Duke University.

Math Department promotes team building through NSF research grant

02.05.2015

A National Science Foundation grant is funding undergraduate mathematics research.

Remember poetry

02.02.2015

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

Grant supports student archaeology research at the Ness of Brodgar

01.29.2015

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

Roger Shimomura discusses how stereotypes have influenced his art

01.26.2015

Shimomura discusses his creative process Jan. 23 as part of MLK celebration.

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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