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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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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Professors Cotlar and Ellis

Professors Cotlar and Ellis edit new presidential history book

04.02.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

‘Historian in Chief’ examines how 11 presidents shaped history through storytelling, education and action.

Pow wow

Generations gather for Social Pow wow

03.20.2019

Native and Indigenous Student Union hosts pow wow for 17th year.

Black and white photo of Winona LaDuke speaking before a crowd

Willamette celebrates indigenous people

10.01.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Lectures, presentations and a film commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in October.

Professor Seth Cotlar lands national lectureship

05.07.2018

Cotlar among 26 professors who will give lectures throughout the nation

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.

Saghar Sadeghian teaches in a classroom

Willamette introduces new tenure-track faculty members

09.01.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Faculty members join departments in the College of Liberal Arts.

Lee

The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Grace Pochis ’17 examines the influences that shaped how the history of the university and Jason Lee has been told.

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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.

Ellen Eisenberg

Exploring Jewish history in Oregon from 1950-2010

09.26.2016 | University Communications

In her new book, Ellen Eisenberg examines Oregon’s Jewish community during a period of rapid change.

Bill Duvall Willamette University professor

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.

Bianca Murillo

Bianca Murillo wins Graves Award in the Humanities

02.15.2016 | Erin Dahl

Through the award, the history professor will travel to Morocco, Algeria and Egypt.

Sen. Mark Hatfield

Sen. Mark Hatfield's legacy explored Jan. 26

01.18.2016 | Mary McRobinson

Hatfield '43 made significant advances abroad while serving as Oregon's senator from 1967 to 1997.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Courtesy of Nina Subin

Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Willamette University

09.30.2015

The bestselling author will deliver “A Deeper Black: Race in America."

Seth Cotlar earns two grants to support his research project

04.29.2015

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

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.

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