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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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Fulbright winner to explore heritage in Czech Republic

04.19.2022

Jack Garver ’22 will teach at a high school through the English Teaching Assistant Program.

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Fighting online fraud in real time

01.27.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Elisa Ahern ’15 works for a Mastercard company that combats one of the fastest-growing forms of financial crime.

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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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Research, faculty boost grad’s success in physics

04.30.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette's tight-knit physics community and REUs opened up graduate opportunities for Hannah Rarick ’21.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Willamette computers lend power to COVID-19 fight

04.29.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette University faculty joined the fight against COVID-19 — and so have campus computers.

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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.

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.

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2018 Faculty Awards announced

08.23.2018

The university celebrated seven outstanding faculty members at Opening Convocation.

Carson and Colloquium grants, Presidential Scholars announced

04.30.2018

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

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More than 140 undergraduates honored

04.30.2018

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

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New technique supercharges Altman's motor protein research

02.01.2018 | Adam Torgerson

New technique supercharges Altman's motor protein research

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NSF awards Willamette $646,986 for STEM program

12.22.2017

The funding will support underrepresented youth in STEM fields.

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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.

Eclipse 2017

Willamette Academy makes important progress

10.02.2017

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

Jim Albaugh ’72

Willamette trustee honors legendary mathematics professor

09.18.2017

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

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.

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.

Altman tests muscles' reaction to vibration

04.23.2015

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

Student, alumnus earn Fulbright scholarships

04.06.2015

Tejeswara Reddy ’12 and Elisa Ahern ’15 are both teaching English in Europe later this year.

Six faculty members achieve tenure

03.16.2015

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

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