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Willamette Law announces plan to hire additional faculty as Oregon advances alternative pathways to licensure

01.13.2022 | Sarah Bello

Oregon Supreme Court supports two new measures beyond traditional bar exam.

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Forecasting changes to the workforce through data science

01.13.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Matt Eblen ’00 examines workforce data for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

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Willamette Law puts a historic end to conditional scholarships

01.10.2022 | College of Law

All College of Law awards going forward will be renewable on the basis of academic good standing.

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From bank teller to VP: MBA leads alumna to executive ranks

01.10.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Jasmine Ames MBA ’18 planned on pursuing a healthcare career but the MBA changed her mind.

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Earn $500 if you apply on time

01.07.2022 | Marketing and Communications

The deadline for first year-student applications is Jan. 15.

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PNCA announces new dean

12.14.2021 | Marketing and Communications

Pacific Northwest College of Art is pleased to announce Jennifer (Jen) Cole as its next dean. 

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Surrealism, counterculture and the anti-work movement

12.13.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Three books by Associate Professor Abigail Susik demonstrate Surrealism’s lasting relevance.

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Strong total enrollment at WU reflects recent merger


WU's percentage increase from 2020 to 2021 tops that of 20 other institutions.

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Willamette Law grads show resilience in passing the bar

12.08.2021 | Sarah Bello

With the threat of a global pandemic and moving to fully remote classes, the Class of 2021 overcame a number of obstacles on their way to passing the bar exam.

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Willamette Law partners with Legal Innovators

12.03.2021 | Sarah Bello

With this new partnership, students at Willamette Law will have increased access to top career opportunities.

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New cybersecurity, data courses offer human-centered approach

12.02.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

By viewing issues through a liberal arts lens, students gain clearer understanding of data ethics.

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Paving the way for data science learners

11.17.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Colleen Smyth BA ’15, MS ’21 found a novel way to apply her degree before she even graduated.

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Biology professor honored with scientific research award

11.16.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Professor of Biology Chris Smith received a $20K research award from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

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How a Willamette Law Alumnus went from serving coffee to becoming Dutch Bros. General Counsel

11.15.2021 | Sarah Bello

Josh Lute JD’07 truly knows the ins and outs of Dutch Bros. Coffee. The alum went from slinging drinks at a stand to providing legal advice and assistance.

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Finding a reward in managing risk

11.10.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Reaching the top of the corporate ladder doesn’t require a clear plan in the beginning.

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First-year student to perform with Oregon Symphony, Oregon Ballet


Trinity Goff ’25 was among six chosen as winners of the Young Artists Debut! award.

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Willamette Law Professor Rohan Grey to teach at University of Manchester

11.04.2021 | Sarah Bello

Grey’s visiting professorship is expected to last four weeks this December.

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Nearly $2M grant expands WU's data science, STEM programming

10.29.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

The university can now offer more minors and courses for students of all majors.

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New Willamette scholarship honors family tradition

10.19.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Extended family members of university alumni are eligible if they enroll in the fall of 2022.

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COVID Vaccine Mandates — Lawful or Not?

10.19.2021 | Cindy Cromwell

Willamette Law’s Center for Constitutional Government brings together legal experts to discuss the constitutionality of COVID vaccine mandates.

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New Chair takes the reins of Leadership Cabinet

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Nancy Schierhorn JD’86 set to lead the Cabinet after Mark Hoyt’s JD’92 distinguished leadership.

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Bar Presidents in a Pandemic

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Hear from two Willamette Law alumni, Liani Reeves ‘98, JD’01 and P. Gregory Frey JD’86 who served as their state’s bar president during a year unlike any other.

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Prosecuting homicide during the pandemic

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Alum Lou Giaquinto, attorney for Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, was working on a murder trial with another prosecutor when the pandemic caused the world to pause.

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Willamette Law launches new 4+3 Direct Admission Programs

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Willamette Law is offering new 4+3 Direct Admission Programs benefiting students from the University of Alaska Southeast, the University of Alaska Anchorage, Portland State University and Willamette University.

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