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Willamette College of Law recognized by National Jurist Magazine

Willamette was the only law school in the Pacific Northwest to be recognized.

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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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Forbes ranks Willamette MBA #57 nationwide for return on investment

Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management has once again landed on Forbes magazine’s biannual “Best Business Schools” list.

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Networking tips from CJ Walker MBA’20

CJ credits Career Management for always encouraging students to go out and network in landing his summer internship at famed advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy.

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New faculty join Willamette

Five new faculty work across several fields.

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Willamette welcomes new classes

Undergraduate, graduate students represent dozens of states an several countries.

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Get involved in clubs at Willamette

With 91 registered student organizations available this year, it’s harder to find something you’re not interested in.

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New tenure-track faculty start the year

Willamette welcomes three tenure-track faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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Assistant dean of law placement given highest award from Oregon State Bar

Phylis Myles will be honored with the Award of Merit at a ceremony in November.

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Collaborative research catalyzes career

Undergraduate research experiences catalyzed the career of Alex Compton ’06, virologist and lead investigator at the National Cancer Institute.

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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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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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Trustees elect Willamette’s first female board chair

Lynne Saxton ’76 assumed Board of Trustees role June 1.

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Bearcats come home

Alumni Reunion Weekend brings together generations of alumni for fun and community.

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Willamette rolls out newly designed MBA for Professionals

To maximize value for students and employers, Willamette MBA is excited to introduce newly designed curriculum for MBA for Professionals this fall.

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City honors Willamette student researchers

Geoarchaeology class unearths clues about the history of an old millrace in downtown Salem.

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Willamette Academy celebrates graduation

Of the 28 academy graduates, 16 plan to attend Willamette.

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Seniors honored for cocurricular involvement

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Senior Keys and Senior Certificates.

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New VP of marketing and communications appointed

Tim Cobb to lead University Communications beginning July 1.

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From the Bearcats to the Blazers and Celtics

On-campus opportunities opened doors to an NBA communications career for Brandon Chinn ’14.

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Hawai’i Club presents 30th Lū’au

Student-run evening of entertainment celebrated the rich history of Polynesian music.

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Undergraduates share their research achievements

Student Scholarship Recognition Day highlights Willamette students’ intellectual, creative and academic pursuits.

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Willamette politics major lands Stanford data fellowship

Paige Morrisey ’19 will interview families, collect data for groundbreaking study.

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Museum welcomes Spanish speakers to new ceramics exhibit

Hallie Ford Museum of Art’s George Rodriguez exhibition will examine culture, politics and identity.

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A Growing Threat

Students in Willamette’s ‘Battle Lab’ target cancer cells.

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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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Reconstructing identity and the importance of compassion

“Boy Erased” author speaks about writing, cinema and surviving conversion therapy.

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Chasing down a childhood dream

The pre-vet studies of Sarah Pope ’13 took her from Willamette to a biodiversity hotspot in South Africa.

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Meet ASWU’s incoming executive officers

New president, vice president and treasurer will be sworn in during the last ASWU Senate meeting of the semester May 2.

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Finding strength in numbers

BA/MBA graduate uses data to tackle the business side of the Seahawks.

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Professors Cotlar and Ellis edit new presidential history book

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

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Commencement speakers, honorary degrees announced

Leaders in physics, business and law will address graduates from the class of 2019.

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Pursuing an MBA with an eye on theatre

Ben Crop ’08, MBA’09 uses dual degree to build a career in theatre management and education.

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Oregon governors explore inclusion and overcoming challenges

Law students bring Oregon governors to share experiences for Women’s History Month in diversity speaker series.

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Honoring the spirit of generosity

Thanks to a matching gift program, students can make every donation count.

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Statement on UMC General Conference 2019

President Thorsett responds to the United Methodist Church’s decision not to embrace full inclusion of LGBTQ members and leaders.

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Faculty receive promotions or tenure

Faculty from all three colleges recognized for teaching excellence, scholarly accomplishment.

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Willamette MBA graduate spotlight: Brandon Nash MBA’12

Patti Whitcomb catches up with Brandon Nash, MBA’12.

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Willamette among Princeton Review’s top colleges

The university is named among the top colleges, best value colleges and green schools.

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Willamette to survey community on diversity, equity

Survey link will be emailed in February to students, staff, administrators and faculty.

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Willamette Law adjunct professor appointed to Oregon Supreme Court

Gov. Kate Brown recently named Justice Chris Garrett to the court.

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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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A not-so-general store — the GOOD food and drink guide

Dani Cone ’98 seeks to foster close-knit community in fast-paced Seattle with Cone & Steiner general stores.

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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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Park ranger protects Oregon’s stunning places

Inspired by the community spirit of Willamette’s faculty and students, Nick Schoeppner ’11 built a career in public service.

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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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In conversation with Amarit Ubhi ’20

Budding public servant Amarit Ubhi ’20 spent the summer working in the Oregon governor’s office.

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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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Brief guide to Willamette’s winter break

Here’s what you need to know about residence halls, food service, parking, building access and more.

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Willamette Law alumna Teresa Miller JD'02 leads Pennsylvania DHS

As Pennsylvania's new Secretary of the Department of Human Services, Teresa Miller JD'02 says her learning curve has been steep but rewarding.

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Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. B-School by Poets & Quants and Businessweek

Poets & Quants and Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

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Title IX update

Willamette is committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and will update the community when the U.S. Department of Education’s Title IX revisions are released.

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Willamette Law alumni honored with OSB awards

The Oregon State Bar (OSB) recognized three Willamette Law alumni at its annual awards luncheon on Nov. 7.

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Willamette MBA alumni pave the way for the future of blockchain technology

Willamette students and alumni from all three schools came together to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency from our own distinguished alumni Neil Bergquist '09, MBA '10 and Nathan Love '05, MBA '06.

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Two Willamette Law students land D.C. externships

Emily Lohman JD'19 and Taylor VanScoy JD'18 landed externships in our nation's capital — an experience that cannot be replicated in a classroom.

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Willamette Singers records eighth album at legendary studio

Vocal jazz group joins music icons who record at Seattle’s Studio X.

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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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CLA implements new academic advising system

SAGE replaces JASON and WebAdvisor for Spring 2019 registration. Help is available.

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Students named winners of Don Turner Moot Court Competition

After four nights of competition, judges named Adin Johnson and Trevor Byrd, third-year Willamette Law students, as winners.

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Working together for a ‘strong future’ for Willamette MBA

Professor Michael Hand will serve as interim dean of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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Bridgeman named to Wendt Chair in Business Law

Curtis Bridgeman, dean of the Willamette University College of Law, has been appointed to the Roderick and Carol Wendt Chair in Business Law.

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Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Galen

Not unto ourselves alone are we born: Andrew Galen, a Class of 2017 Willamette MBA alum, has truly taken our school motto to heart. After graduating just over a year ago, he wasted no time before becoming heavily involved in both the Salem and Willamette communities.

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A community message from President Thorsett

Ignorance and intolerance have no place in our society.

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Longtime director of Office of Grants and Strategic Initiatives stepping down

After 13 years of developing OGSI and helping Willamette secure tens of millions of dollars in grants and awards, Kendra Mingo has accepted a position at University of Idaho.

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Willamette MBA to host special event on blockchain technology

Open to the entire WU community, the evening’s program will include a networking and social hour, an informational presentation and a panel discussion featuring AGSM and WU professors.

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TIUA’s Gundersen to retire in December

For more than 30 years, Gunnar Gundersen, executive vice president of Tokyo International University America, has been instrumental in building the American Studies Program and developing the lasting integration between Willamette and TIUA.

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New parking meters on Winter Street

You must pay at the parking stations along Winter Street to park or the city will ticket you.

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Introducing Willamette’s new daily bulletin, events calendar and more

Next week, Today@Willamette will arrive daily with things to know and things to do. The weekly bulletin moves to Wednesday. The new events calendar is live now.

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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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U.S. News names Willamette among top colleges

The university was also ranked highly by counselors and is listed also among the “Best Value Colleges.”

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Willamette is a ‘hidden gem’ among universities nationwide

College Raptor highlights Willamette University in several rankings including the 25 Best Colleges in the Northwest.

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Willamette welcomes new students

Undergraduate and graduate students represent 30 states and several countries.

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Student Affairs changes staffing responsibilities

The division oversees key student areas including housing, dining, athletics, multicultural affairs and Bishop Wellness.

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Willamette Law welcomes largest class in last five years

For the fourth time in history, more than half of the new class are women

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Willamette among Princeton Review’s top colleges

Listed as well among the nation’s environmentally friendly and sustainable colleges, Willamette is also ranked as a “Best Western College” and a “College that Pays You Back.”

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Opening Days begins Wednesday

Willamette gears up for a new academic year and the arrival of the class of 2022.

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University provides option of using a preferred name

Willamette students, employees and staff may specify a name other than their legal one for use within the university’s information systems.

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Campus update on advancement

VP Shelby Radcliffe provides an overview of FY18 progress.

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Salem lifts drinking water advisory

The city’s drinking water is safe. The university is prepared for the future.

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Welcome Willamette’s summer visitors

Visitors will be on campus for summer conferences, camps and events through August.

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Tools of my trade — dressage

How does the dean of a management school relax in her spare time? By entering with a trusted partner into a new venture that demands intense concentration, the willingness to learn — and occasional broken ribs.

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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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On top of her game

Rosie Roberson ’99 has created nearly 100 games and was nominated for a Toy and Game Inventor Excellence Award.

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2018 AGSM Honors & Awards Ceremony

Atkinson Graduate School of Management honored the achievements of students, faculty and staff at a ceremony May 10.

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Willamette University expands access for students with high school college credit

Credits earned from concurrent courses may transfer under the new guidelines.

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Willamette students receive scholarship for supporting LGBT rights

Andy Blevins JD ’19 MBA ’19, Carrie Elmore JD’19 follow several WU awardees of scholarship

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Professor Seth Cotlar lands national lectureship

Cotlar among 26 professors who will give lectures throughout the nation

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Varsity triathlon competition begins fall 2021

The women's team will compete in fall 2021.

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Sparks Field construction update

Preparation begins this week, parking and traffic flows to change over the summer.

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Willamette announces commencement speakers, honorary degree recipients

Former governor, community leaders to speak at graduation ceremony

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Wulapalooza rocks Brown Field

Students celebrated the 20th annual Wulapalooza — Willamette University’s annual earth, art and music festival — on April 14.

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‘Wings of Fire’ makes world premiere at Willamette

Director Susan Coromel and composer Austin Green discuss the evolution and staging of the musical based on a tragic fire that shaped workers’ rights in the U.S.

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Mentor of the Year provides a “home away from home” to students

Willamette Law selects Nani Apo JD’13, honors three others for Hon. Mary Mertens James award.

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Athletics facilities renovated and improved

A number of Willamette University’s athletic facilities are undergoing renovation and construction projects.

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Two more rounds of Bearcat Days this week and next

The program follows last month’s successful admitted-student event.

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Fresh start focuses career on inclusion

Megan Hinzdel JD’18 leads LGBT organization, OUTLaw, as she works to become lawyer.

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WITS launches new virtual private network

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

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Oregon officials, experts to discuss legislative redistricting at April 19 event

Community, public are welcome to join Oregon officials and experts at Willamette.

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Atkinson Archive Podcast launches

New podcast highlights talent and expertise that make Willamette MBA Oregon’s top MBA program.

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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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A snail’s life

Unconventional, multimedia Dempsey Lecture chronicles the environmental plight of Taiwan’s golden treasure snail.

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Willamette to welcome Bearcat Days visitors

Please join us in welcoming approximately 500 guests to campus for Bearcat Days on March 15–16, April 5–6 and 12–13.

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Professor Binford comments on sanctuary state jurisdictions

Comments by Attorney General Jeff Sessions about blocking portions of California laws may also affect Oregon.

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Willamette statement on admission evaluation in wake of Florida tragedy

Willamette will not consider in its admission decisions disciplinary action against high school or transfer students who engage in actions related to responsible citizenship and civic engagement.

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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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Women’s basketball is in fifth place nationally for cancer fundraiser

The only Division III school in the top 10, Willamette can win a huge cash bonus by getting the most new pledges the week of Feb. 18.

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I Love WU

Students know their lives will change when they come to Willamette. But sometimes the unexpected happens — they fall in love.

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Willamette rolls out employee ethics reporting site

The new website provides a way for employees to report fraud, waste and abuse.

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ASP arrival day is Monday, Feb. 5 — Get involved!

Welcome the buses, join the class at dinner — here's how to help welcome the new ASP class!

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Delta Gamma members vote unanimously to vacate chapter house

The sorority will relinquish the lease to their house at the end of the academic year.

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Updates to online Financial Aid Self Service tool

Students will be able to view and accept awards online through the new system.

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Willamette MBA again earns Poets&Quants ranking

AGSM advances three spots in two years.

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Third-year Law student wins OWLS Armonica Grant

The Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation (OWLS) awarded Willamette Law 3L Traci McDowall an Armonica Grant at a luncheon near the end of November.

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Update on changes in University Services and more

President Thorsett provides an update on staff and reporting line changes, specifically within the University Services division.

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Top 10 Willamette Instagram posts of 2017

The total solar eclipse, relighting of the Star Trees and colorful campus received the most love on the university’s account.

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In class — ‘Law 263: Animal Law’

Scott Beckstead’s College of Law class explores how pets, wildlife and farm animals are regarded and treated under the law.

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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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Law professor receives US Alumni TIES grant

Warren Binford receives grant to combat trafficking of child sex abuse images online.

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Quick links for Willamette winter break information

Here’s what you need to know about residence halls, food service, parking, building access and more.

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Alumna uncovers rich history in Scotland

Michelle Atherton’s Willamette experience led her to a unique conservation project abroad.

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Tax reform and higher education

Resources and information about how new legislation could impact Willamette and other colleges and universities.

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Portal to replace website gateway pages

Over winter break, WITS will retire the Willamette website’s gateway pages for students, faculty and staff.

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Atkinson dean finalists to visit Willamette

Willamette community members are invited to attend open forums with each candidate.

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Next Cookies and Conversation planned for Tuesday

Afternoon casual conversation with university leadership open to all students.

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Clean energy, legislation and language

Willamette’s faculty colloquium tackles climate change at the ballot.

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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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University staff updates related to Title IX procedures

University hires new confidential advocate and names new Title IX coordinator.

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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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Tynan Gable ’17 recognized for Hatfield Library Research Award

Tynan Gable ’17 was commended by the adjudication committee for the Mark O. Hatfield Library Research Award based on work from an EXSCI 248 class.

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Up with the lark for Willamette walks

Willamette students, faculty learn about birds and identify species.

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Prof. Paul Diller submits amicus curiae brief to Supreme Court

Willamette Law Prof. Paul Diller recently submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court for the case Gill v. Whitford, which was argued Oct. 3.

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Portland Tribune quotes Prof. Jeff Dobbins in story on opioid lawsuits

The Statesman Journal quoted Laura Appleman, professor of criminal law, in a Tuesday story on potential juror misconduct.

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Prof. Laura Appleman quoted in Statesman Journal story

The Statesman Journal quoted Laura Appleman, professor of criminal law, in a Tuesday story on potential juror misconduct.

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Cookies and Conversation planned for Tuesday

All Willamette students invited to join university leaders for this monthly event.

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Get ready for the Great Oregon ShakeOut

Learn about earthquake preparedness at 10:19 a.m. on 10/19.

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Mandatory password change for everyone

Members of the university community must change their Willamette network passwords by Oct. 17.

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Law classes elect new officers for 2017-18 academic year

There were runoff elections for the 3L secretary/treasurer, 1L president and second vice president of SBA, but by Sept. 26, the votes were finalized.

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Law Prof. Keith Cunningham-Parmeter quoted in Portland Tribune story

The labor law professor spoke about an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case dealing with mandatory union fees.

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First-year law student quoted in Statesman Journal and AP news stories

Samantha Klausen JD’20 attended the Salem City Council meeting Monday to speak out against the proposed sit-lie ordinance.

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Response to federal review of Title IX guidance

Willamette will continue its best-practice processes for prevention of and response to sexual misconduct.

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Exec in Residence Yocom visits AGSM

From Atkinson to D.C. and back

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Attorney-Mentor Program kicks off 2017–18 academic year

The Willamette Law Placement Office matched 110 students with attorney mentors for the 2017-18 school year.

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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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Students sign up for a variety of clubs and groups

Activities and Resources Expo featured more than 100 opportunities for student involvement.

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Willamette welcomes incoming students

Undergraduate, graduate students represent dozens of states and several foreign countries.

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JD/MBA student learns adaptability is key to opportunities with joint degree

From her room in South Korea, Emily Dougherty types out an email describing her experiences in the JD/MBA program at Willamette University. A third-year student in the four-year program, Dougherty relishes the time when she can do what she loves best — traveling.

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Workday launched as Willamette’s new HRIS

The official transition of human resources and payroll systems occurred on July 10.

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Law student Andy Blevins is first runner-up for National LGBT Bar Student Leadership Award

Third-year Willamette JD/MBA student Andy Blevins nominated a fellow student for the Student Leadership Award given by the National LGBT Bar Association. That student didn’t win, but Blevins was named the first runner-up.

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‘Phenomenon on the lawn’ attracts national attention

Journalists join Willamette for the “Phenomenon on the lawn.”

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2017 Faculty Awards announced

Seven outstanding faculty members honored at Opening Convocation.

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Updates to campus food service for fall semester

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

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Two Willamette Law alumni appointed judges

Steven R. Powers JD’01 was named to position seven on the Oregon Court of Appeals, and Christopher A. Ramras JD’96 was named to position 15 on the Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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Willamette launches Workday, the university’s new HRIS

Employees can use the system to log work hours, request time off and review other details.

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Welcome Willamette’s July and August visitors

Please welcome these guests to Willamette University.

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Willamette honors outstanding employees

Six staff members recognized for innovation, sprit and service.

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Student Center for Equity and Empowerment and Multicultural Affairs relocating this summer

The reimagined space will be part of the Lee and York residence halls remodel.

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Willamette Academy celebrates graduation

Families, friends and teachers gathered to honor graduates.

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Welcome Willamette’s summer visitors

Conferences, camps and other activities will bring groups of all ages to campus. Here are events beginning in May and June.

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Rising 2L Jackie Sandmeyer awarded Shepherd Legal Scholarship

Jackie Sandmeyer works full-time and goes to law school, dedicating most days to the LGBTQ community and constantly striving to find ways to give back.

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Green Fund awards sustainability grants

From bike racks outside Montag to a local symposium about refugees, the Green Fund program is sponsoring diverse projects that advance sustainability, equity and social justice on campus and in our community.

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WITS improves residence hall Wi-Fi

Student surveys show increased satisfaction with internet service after upgrades.

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Street Law holds mock trial program for local high school students

Salem-Keizer high school students learned about the legal process and argued a mock case before an Oregon Court of Appeals judge.

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Willamette sets 2017–18 tuition and fees

CLA tuition increase is a historic low for the university.

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Willamette introduces Office of Grants and Strategic Initiatives (OGSI)

Redefined office creates greater collaboration related to grants, foundation relations and strategic initiatives.

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Spring break reminders

Here are a few things for students to know concerning housing, food and transportation.

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Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year

The university recognized Anna Cox, Brandi Row Lazzarini, Roy Pérez, Abigail Susik, Karen Sandrik and Kawika Pierson for their teaching, scholarship and service.

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Willamette welcomes Bearcat Days visitors

Events for admitted students kick off Thursday and Friday.

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President’s Task Force on Equity and Inclusion completes report

The group’s recommendations were presented to President Thorsett last week.

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Official statement in response to the withdrawal of federal protection for transgender rights

Official statement in response to the withdrawal of federal protection for transgender rights

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Keeping PACE with Larry Ettner

One of the signature programs at Willamette University MBA celebrates milestone.

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Speeches, vigil and social media campaign to celebrate black history

Black Student Union club hosts several events in honor of Black History Month.

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Faculty and staff help set a new fundraising record

Already at $1M, the Annual Fund directly supports Willamette’s students today.

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Two college guides note Willamette’s positive impact

Princeton Review and Washington Monthly rank Willamette among top schools for community service and student engagement.

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President Thorsett’s messages regarding the executive order on travel and immigration

President Steve Thorsett offers his thoughts and reflections on recent executive orders.

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Campus jobs open for leadership — and non-leadership — types

All Willamette students are encouraged to apply for Campus Life jobs

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Winter choir tour brings Bieber and Basie to Oregon, California

Update (Jan. 9, 2017): Unfortunately, the choir tour had to be canceled due to the winter storm that paralyzed Oregon over the weekend.

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MBA alumni planning world’s biggest cider house in Portland

Colin Schilling ’10 MBA’12 and Kornei MBA’12 plan ambitious Portland expansion.

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Nonprofit giving — how to make smart and effective charitable donations

Two not-for-profit experts from Willamette University MBA give tips on effective charitable giving.

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Dog Days returns for finals week

If you’re feeling stressed about finals, try petting a dog.

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Willamette Law alumnus Baum JD’83 appointed staff director for House committee

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden named Willamette Law alumnus Ray Baum JD’83 staff director of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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Willamette to add women’s lacrosse

Plans include a club team in 2017–18 and a varsity team in 2018–19.

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Willamette magazine distribution changes

The campus community is encouraged to read the online version.

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Student-led initiative for longer fall break kicks in this year

Limited options for food, activities available to students who stay on campus.

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Student trip highlights Oregon’s little-known racial history

Oregon Black Pioneers nonprofit leads College Colloquium trip to Portland.

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Employee Forum recap

Staff offer input on potential chief diversity officer hire.

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Post election thoughts

President Thorsett shared a special message with the Willamette community.

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Identity, climate change and other topics head Carson talks

Undergraduates present findings from Carson Undergraduate Research Grants.

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Willamette students respond to the 2016 presidential debates

How is Willamette University responding to the 2016 presidential election? Find out in this video of students at DebateWatch and this preview article from Willamette magazine’s fall issue.

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Students asked to update emergency contact information

All students will be required to update their information before registering for classes.

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During outdoor odysseys, new friendships form

Willamette’s Outdoor Program offers 120 trips per year to Oregon’s coast, mountains and other popular spots.

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Campus Life office broadens scope to better serve students’ needs

The office is a hub to connect students with services, programs and resources across campus.

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Willamette Law's Danny Santos JD'86 named to Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees

The Oregon Senate confirmed Danny Santos JD’86, Willamette alumnus and former associate dean for student affairs and administration, to the Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees on September 22.

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Willamette ranked among the best in the Northwest

The new Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranking places Willamette as second highest institution in Oregon, fourth highest in the Northwest.

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Willamette to update its Human Resources Information System (HRIS)

The new system will help streamline processes and provide stronger security measures.

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Exploring Jewish history in Oregon from 1950-2010

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

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ACHA to evaluate Willamette’s health care model

ACHA to evaluate Willamette's health care model

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Season of Shakespeare

Willamette University Theatre’s new season features contemporary plays, music, dance and “Macbeth.”

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Updates on communications and enrollment

Russ Yost and Jeremy Bogan will take on expanded roles after Oct. 7.

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Beauchamp: The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till

The emmy-nominated filmmaker Keith Beauchamp shares Till's story.

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Campus-wide water testing nearly complete

In response to national concerns over water quality, Willamette University tested its drinking water supplies over the summer.

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Decision reached on rowing injunction request

University will continue with process of selecting another varsity women’s sport and strengthening gender equity.

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College of Law donors invest in value of moving forward

Consistency has proven key for Jim Averill, ‘70, JD’73 and his wife, Pat. For 34 years, the Averills have given to the Willamette University Law Annual Fund, with 27 of those years being consecutive.

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Willamette welcomes new tenure-track faculty members

They join several departments in CLA, Law and AGSM.

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2016 Faculty Awards announced at convocation

Willamette University recognized seven outstanding faculty members for their significant contributions.

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A new home for Campus Recreation

The revitalized Montag Center will promote student activity, engagement and community building.

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Rummaging for sales and sustainability

Students bargain-hunt during an Opening Days event that contributes to Willamette’s waste reduction goals.

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Convocation speaker addresses life’s great mysteries

Robert Krulwich of Radiolab urges first-year students to cultivate wonder about the world.

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Opening Days gets the class of 2020 off to a good start

The Willamette community welcomes its newest members to campus.

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