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Willamette listed among top Teach For America colleges

Seven Bearcat alumni are serving in the program’s 2019 teaching corps.

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U.S.-Mexico border work was ‘most meaningful yet difficult’ experience in law school

Alison Ecker JD’20, who is pursuing a career in immigration law, joined Professor of Law Warren Binford at the border to help protect children’s rights. She shares her story.

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From Willamette to Washington

Jamal Raad ’08 takes on climate change as campaign communications director for presidential candidate and fellow Bearcat Gov. Jay Inslee JD’76.

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Living Willamette’s motto, law professor protects children’s rights

Warren Binford continues to shine light on children’s treatment at U.S. border facilities.

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Student athlete works to prevent gang violence

Olivia Scott ’20 reflects upon interning with a program founded by a reformed gang member in South Africa.

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Alumna builds bridges to a healthier future

Medical resident Victoria Black Horse ’13 laid her foundation for medical school at Willamette University and continues to mentor Native American students entering the field.

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Professor Binford describes conditions at the border

Willamette Law’s Warren Binford and a team of lawyers find hundreds of children being neglected and living in dangerous conditions.

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Public servant and Willamette Law alumnus Dennis Koho JD’04 dies

Law partner Eleanor Beatty JD’04 and alumna Sara Kendrick JD’15 recall the former mayor of Keizer’s generosity and care.

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Tipping the scales of justice

Caylee Campbell JD’19 has been an advocate for positive change at home and abroad.

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Promoting a healthy future

Aspiring physician Anna Ayala ’19 wants to make an impact at the individual and policy levels.

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Willamette MBA attracts Peace Corps Volunteers

Willamette University produces Peace Corps Volunteers; Willamette MBA attracts Peace Corps Volunteers.

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MBA Community Grant Program announces recipients

Willamette MBA students award more than $150,000 granted to nine local nonprofits.

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Join #teamwillamette for the Global Day of Service

Bearcats worldwide team up for our third Global Day of Service.

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Playwright champions common ground in controversial topics

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

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Be the change — the GOOD food and drink guide

Owen Carver ’03 advocates for sustainable practices and social equity in the coffee industry.

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Resilience baked in — the GOOD food and drink guide

Carina Comer MBA’15 promotes resiliency by employing people with disabilities at her business, Carina’s Bakery.

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Dave’s killer nephew — the GOOD food and drink guide

Working with his uncle at Dave’s Killer Bread, Shobi Dalh ’05 helps people with criminal records start anew.

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

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

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Not unto ourselves alone with Jon Steiner ’63

Retired teacher Jon Steiner ’63 uses the international perspective he gained at Willamette to make a difference in the lives of students abroad.

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Students of color foster community and growth at conference

Pacific Northwest Students of Color Conference inspires James Kalama ’21.

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Willamette grads top Teach For America list

Willamette University shares the top spot among small colleges nationally for alumni service to the program.

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Willamette ranked top liberal arts college in Northwest by Washington Monthly

The university moves up seven spots, boosted by students’ strong commitment to volunteer work.

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Bearcats reconnect with alma mater

Alumni Reunion Weekend celebrates the Willamette community, people and place.

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Willamette recognizes staff for outstanding service to the university

Eight employees receive Employee of the Year Awards, including the inaugural Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award.

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Not Unto Ourselves Alone with Travis Stiles ’05

Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 explains how three professors and a fraternity brother inspired his potentially life-saving research.

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Take A Break combines volunteering, leadership and learning

Student-led groups travel to Seattle, Boise, San Francisco and Fresno for spring break.

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Service blooms in Willamette community

Bearcats volunteer at nonprofits across the country on Willamette’s Global Day of Service.

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Willamette ranked in top 10 for Peace Corps volunteers

The only Oregon school in the top 10 colleges with fewer than 5,000 undergraduates, Willamette has 13 Bearcats serving around the world.

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MLK celebration inspires the Willamette community to take action

Events included Into the Streets community service projects, a book club and a lecture.

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In conversation with Emilio Solano ’09

Willamette Academy’s executive director explains how the program helps teenagers — and society — reach their potential.

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Alumnus exposes devastating slaughter of elephants

John Poulsen ’94 publishes research that leads to crackdown on poachers.

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Third-year law students named winners of Don Turner Moot Court Competition

Following the fourth night of competition last week, the judges recognized third-year law students Autumn Mills and Conor McCahill as the winners of the annual Don Turner Moot Court Competition.

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NAPABA Convention a success for Willamette Law students

Five Willamette Law students represented the school in great fashion last weekend at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Convention.

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Final sticker price is what matters, says Prof. David Friedman in holiday advertising story

With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just a couple of weeks away, Willamette Law Prof. David Friedman commented in a national Magnify Money story this week on holiday advertising.

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Law student and veteran serves LGBTQ military community through fall externship, work on transgender ban lawsuit

Third-year JD/MBA student Andy Blevins’ first encounter with OutServe-SLDN occurred while he served in the military. From 2007-11, he was a cryptologic technician for the Navy.

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Judge Beth Allen JD’96 wins recent awards

Judge Beth Allen JD’96 now knows how well her friends can keep secrets from her. The Willamette Law alumna was surprised this fall with not one, but two awards for her work in the community and judiciary.

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Willamette Law alumna seeks to make an impact in domestic violence prosecution

Although born and raised in Newport, Oregon, Erin Greenawald JD’98 would tell you she “grew up,” professionally, in the Marion County District Attorney’s (MCDA) office.

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Willamette Academy makes important progress

The executive director provides an update on the popular college access program for underrepresented students.

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Willamette trustee honors legendary mathematics professor

A $5.5 million pledge will impact students and faculty in mathematics and physics.

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Bearcats unite for Day of Service

In Salem and across the country, members of the Willamette country joined together to do good.

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From the slopes to the courtroom

Like a snowboarding course, first-year law student April Stone's path to Willamette has been a winding and sometimes difficult path.

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After the Break

Four alumni share how the Take a Break program expanded their worldviews and inspired careers focused on social justice.

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Follow the flow to a satisfying career

Andrew Lum ’16 pairs his passion for athletics with academics and service.

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Tracy Hoffman Memorial run honors alumnus April 10

The fraternity hopes to make history by raising $25,000.

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A team built on a lasting foundation

Head Basketball Coach Kip Ioane ’01, MAT ’02 leads by example.

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Willamette tops fundraising goal at Feb. 23 event

Willamette raised more than $250,000 to benefit students

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Willamette launches second 24 Hours of Giving event

Celebrate Bearcat pride and the philanthropy that makes it all possible on Feb. 23.

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Willamette ranked No. 6 for Peace Corps volunteers

More than 330 alumni have served the organization since 1961.

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World War II helped shape Sen. Mark Hatfield’s political career

Hatfield ’43 made significant contributions to foreign policy during his 30-year career as an Oregon senator.

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Willamette community gives back for MLK Day

Nearly 180 students, staff spent an afternoon serving their community.

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Only at Willamette in 2015

Celebrating a year of accomplishments and milestones at Willamette.

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Cuno ’73 addresses ISIS campaign

Cultural destruction threatens world heritage.

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Maya Kaup '17 stands up to her fears to champion important causes

Maya Kaup ’17 overcomes her aversion to the spotlight to champion important causes.

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Willamette earns national recognition for community service efforts

The university is named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Sonato ’15 works to connect Latinos and environmentalism

Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Humanity in Action names its first Willamette University fellow

Through the program, Maria Hernandez ’15 will explore national histories of discrimination and resistance.

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Students find their voices through community radio

What’s it like to host a radio show? Chemistry professor Karen McFarlane Holman’s “Community Radio” students try it firsthand — and learn about themselves along the way.

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