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Buy, sell or find items on The Willamette Switchboard

08.16.2022 | Tiffany Newton

Check out the university’s social networking site for new rentals, jobs or items for sale.

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Nationally acclaimed authors visit PNCA for writing residency

06.13.2022

2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction winner K-Ming Chang is among them.

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Student Scholarship Recognition Day returns to in-person format

04.08.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

More than 100 presentations await attendees at SSRD for one of its biggest events in years.

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Farewell to Lee Kelly

03.30.2022 | Taylor Robertson

“Oregon’s Sculptor”, Lee Kelly BFA ‘59, passed away on March 28, 2022, at age 89.

Eric Swinn ’06 talks to a fisherman in India

Adventures abroad began with French and Russian studies

03.25.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Eric Swinn ’06 has traveled the world as a foreign service officer.

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District attorney’s office hires graduate as first data science role

03.02.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Nick Kachanyuk MS ’21 began working for the Marion County office in November.

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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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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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National Endowment for the Humanities awards Willamette $450K grant

10.04.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

The university was one of four institutions in Oregon to receive the grant and among a select number nationwide.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

09.30.2021 | Director of the Gender Resource and Advocacy Center Andrea Doyle Hugmeyer

Support survivors, take action and promote healthy relationships.

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Willamette launches 2021-2022 strategic planning process

09.28.2021 | Provost and Senior Vice President Carol Long

A series of Compass Conversations will kick off Phase I of strategic planning in October.

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Willamette named ‘best college’ by U.S. News and World Report

09.13.2021

Willamette rose one spot higher this year among a total 223 arts and science institutions.

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New College of Arts and Sciences faculty join Willamette this fall

08.31.2021

New faculty members bring experience in dance, English, computer science and more.

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William Mullen appointed vice president for enrollment management

07.29.2021 | Marketing and Communications

Mullen will assume his role on Sept. 1.

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New student coalition advocates for the incarcerated, introduces legislation

03.05.2021

Bill introduced by Oregonians Against Slavery and Involuntary Servitude gains support from U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley.

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Biden appoints politics grad to US Department of Transportation position

03.03.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Edward McGlone ’11 advances to deputy assistant secretary.

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Business Programs

01.22.2021 | Marketing Communications

WU unveils new business programs

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College of Law announces Law School Bound admission program

01.15.2021 | Willamette University College of Law

The program offers an innovative and transparent path to obtaining a legal education.

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Willamette Law faculty appointments and transitions

01.04.2021 | Willamette University College of Law

Laura Appleman, David Friedman and Karen Sandrik embrace new roles.

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Building diversity and inclusivity into the global workforce

01.04.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Nancy Garcia ’08, MBA’10 incorporated the fundamentals she learned at Willamette into her career.

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Virtual Star Trees ceremony brings light and warmth to Willamette community

12.08.2020 | Paul McKean '11

Instead of the usual crowd gathered on the north lawn, the 2020 lighting of the Star Trees was broadcast live to a virtual audience on YouTube.

William Grasty

The Business Law Clinic gives a local business a needed boost

12.04.2020 | Willamette University College of Law

William Grasty JD'21 worked through the Willamette Law Business Law Clinic to give a local business a needed boost when it came to trademarking their logo.

Chloe Prendergast ’14

A finely-tuned success

11.30.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Chloe Prendergast ’14 founded her own string quartet and became an orchestra member in the Netherlands after she graduated.

Lisa Landreman

An interview with Lisa Landreman

11.18.2020 | Emmy Obenauf '23

Willamette's new vice president for student affairs discusses beginning her tenure in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A flash interview with Director Susan Coromel

11.12.2020 | Andrew Keswick '22

Theatre major Andrew Keswick '22 and Professor Coromel discuss the intricacies of safely producing a live theatre production during the global pandemic.

Marie Morel-Seytoux

A career that adds up

11.10.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Success for FICO Vice President Marie Morel-Seytoux ’90 began with a Willamette math degree.

Jaered Koichi Croes ’08

Undergraduate blog charts path for future career

10.27.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Jaered Koichi Croes ’08 now runs a popular Japanese culture blog and app that teaches kanji.

thetford lodge

Remembering Thetford Lodge

10.12.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Students, staff and faculty share photos and memories of Thetford Lodge, which was destroyed by unprecedented wildfires last month.

Whale and Egan Library, image courtesy of the University of Alaska Southeast

Willamette Law launches degree pathway with University of Alaska Southeast

10.10.2020 | Willamette University College of Law

New 4+3 Direct Admission Program allows undergraduate University of Alaska Southeast students and alumni to be admitted to Willamette Law based on certain academic credentials.

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How to get the best return on a business major

09.29.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Two Oregon entrepreneurs explain why a business major is essential at an arts and science university.

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Campus tours resume under new precautions

09.25.2020

Modified tour route and restricted access to campus spaces among the changes.

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Remembering U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's visit to Willamette

09.24.2020 | Willamette University College of Law

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited Willamette in 2008, participating in the dedication ceremony for the Oregon Civic Justice Center.

Warren Binford, Professor of Law

Willamette Law faculty and alum recognized

09.15.2020 | Willamette University College of Law

Professor Warren Binford and Jackie Sandmeyer JD’19 to be honored by the Oregon American Constitution Society at their annual awards dinner.

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Vice President Jade Aguilar accepts position with ECONorthwest

09.05.2020 | University Relations

Jade Aguilar, Willamette’s inaugural Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, recently announced she has accepted a position with ECONorthwest in Portland.

Justice Hans A. Linde

Reflecting on the legacy of Justice Hans Linde

09.04.2020 | Willamette University College of Law

Hans A. Linde, longtime instructor at Willamette University College of Law, left an indelible imprint on the legal community in the state of Oregon.

susan hammer

Remembering Susan Hammer JD’76

09.02.2020 | Willamette University College of Law

Life trustee, trailblazing lawyer and dedicated community leader leaves a legacy of innovation and service.

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New faculty members join Willamette

09.01.2020

Six new professors bring expertise in law, data science, Japanese, computer science and vocal jazz.

Brooke Stearns Lawson ’99

Undergraduate research lays groundwork for career in international development

08.27.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

As conflict and crime advisor, alumna develops programs to counter violent extremism.

Kimberly Cole ’02

Alumna connects communities with tools to better health

08.27.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Kimberly Cole ’02 finds a career in public health through international studies.

Nathan Love ’05 MBA’06

Alum succeeds by thinking beyond now to 'what is possible’

08.19.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

MBA program, connections lead Nathan Love ‘05 MBA’06 to jobs in entertainment, digital tech.

Rohan Grey

Law School's newest professor

08.18.2020 | Sarah Bello

Professor Rohan Grey joins Willamette Law. Grey's research focuses on the legal design and regulation of money and finance.

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Staying Connected

07.27.2020 | Sarah Bello

Law school emphasizes nimble stability and shared ownership in reopening efforts.

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New dean keeps his ear to the ground and focus on the students

07.01.2020 | Sarah Bello

Brian Gallini takes on his role as dean of the College of Law.

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When passion and the right externships come together

06.23.2020 | Cindy Cromwell

Caleb Huegel JD'20 had a passion for land use law and chose to dive fully into that field through a number of externships while at Willamette Law.

Byrin Romney

Passion for protecting children leads Willamette Law student overseas

06.17.2020 | Cindy Cromwell

Byrin Romney JD'20 pursued an externship at the British Board of Film Classification to research technology and legislation to protect children from online pornography.

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Norman Williams returns to faculty

06.11.2020 | Cindy Cromwell

Norman Williams concludes his seventh and final year as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the College of Law.

Alexis Gjurasic ’19

Coronavirus cuts Fulbright short, but lessons continue

05.27.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Alexis Gjurasic ’19 earned the distinction as the first Willamette Fulbright grantee in Luxembourg.

Shana Cooper ’99

Willamette Theatre plays enduring role in alumna's life

05.19.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Undergraduate play leads Shana Cooper ’99 to new career.

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Virtual celebration honors graduates

05.18.2020

More than 500 students representing three schools graduated from Willamette University on Sunday. 

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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.

Claire Matthews-Lingen

Newly elected ASWU executive officers

05.07.2020 | Marketing and Communications

President Claire Mathews-Lingen '21, Vice President Dani Garcia-King '22 and Treasurer Michael Burke '23 respond to a brief Q&A.

Assistant Director of Career Management Jonathan Scrimenti

MBA students Zoom toward interview success

05.06.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette students practice virtual interviews, how to tell their story through workshops.

Professor of Law Paul Diller

Willamette College of Law offers new class on pandemic

05.04.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

‘Legal implications of COVID-19 Pandemic’ starts this fall.

Professor Emeritus Eric S. Roberts speaks at podium

Leading computer science expert to teach at Willamette

04.30.2020 | Ruth P. Feingold, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Willamette names Stanford Professor Emeritus Eric S. Roberts the 2020–21 Mark and Melody Teppola Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor.

Face mask

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.

Associate Professor of English Mike Chasar

Associate Professor Mike Chasar publishes new book

04.29.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Communication by new media consumes much of our lives these days, yet one of the world’s oldest art forms continues to prove its relevance.

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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.

Dave Griffin stands in front of a classroom lecturing

Dave Griffith wins Renjen Prize for Faculty Excellence

04.28.2020

Prize will support the associate professor of chemistry's scholarly projects.

Image from the presentation "How Syrian Asylum Seekers and Refugees Interact with Dutch Healthcare" by Lily Clancy ’22.

Student Scholarship Recognition Day continues tradition online

04.28.2020

The innovative spirit of Willamette University students shone a bit more than usual last week.

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Lisa Landreman to join Willamette as vice president for student affairs

04.23.2020

The newest addition to the president’s leadership team is passionate about inclusion, equity, mentorship and transformative learning.

Rositsa Atanasova ’07

Classical studies major is ‘crucial link’ for refugee rights work

04.23.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Alumna travels world for education, finds humanitarian career.

Scott Pike's archaeology class

Students join city of Salem to work on historic project

04.20.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

A question related to Salem’s biggest historical figure united Willamette students with the city to find the answer.

Willamette suspends all athletic events and activities

03.12.2020

The indefinite suspension follows the NCAA’s decision to cancel sports championships and the NWC’s move to halt athletics at member schools.

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Willamette recognized for creating pathway to success for underrepresented students

03.09.2020

Strive for College, an organization dedicated to educational access, gives the university high marks for fostering an environment that leads to timely graduation and rewarding careers.

Kalie Weninger

Sociology major wins Fulbright for masters degree in England

03.08.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Kalie Weninger ’15 one of three graduates awarded the grant last year.

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Faculty tenure announced

03.04.2020 | Marketing and Communications

Board of Trustees promotes eight professors in the College of Arts and Sciences to associate professor with tenure.

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Remembering Professor Ed Harri

03.03.2020 | Willamette Law

Willamette law mourns the passing of beloved Professor of Law Ed Harri.

Conner Mertens ’17

From athlete to advocate

02.25.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Politics grad starts nonprofit, becomes public speaker and fights for patient rights.

Professor of Politics Melissa Michaux

Politics class to be featured in upcoming documentary

02.25.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

A transformative Willamette University class held at the Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) is on its way to gaining national exposure.

Waller Hall and Eaton Hall before a green lawn

Willamette named ‘Best Value College’ by Princeton Review

02.23.2020

University receives high marks for academic quality, affordability and success of alumni.

Two students hold a sign saying "Welcome to Willamette" in both English and Japanese

American Studies Program class arrives

02.03.2020

Bearcats gathered at Hatfield Fountain to welcome the new ASP students to campus.

Student loads brush into truck bed

Willamette celebrates Martin Luther King Day

01.24.2020

Bearcats engage in service projects, book club, documentary screening and more events in the spirit of King’s legacy.

WEMS

Student-run EMS offers great career preparation

01.06.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette Emergency Medical Service is one of two services of its kind registered in state.

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Emma Giron ’18 is the first Rangel Fellow from Willamette

12.17.2019 | Adam Torgerson

The program funds a master’s and living expenses for people considering careers in foreign service.

Student shakes TIUA President, Hiroshi Takahashi's hand while receiving their certificate.

American Studies Program closing ceremony gallery

12.16.2019 | James Kalama '21

Willamette University and Tokyo International University of America celebrated the 92 members of the American Studies Program’s 31st class on Dec. 13.

Stephen Patterson

Religion professor wins Grawemeyer Award in Religion

12.11.2019

Stephen Patterson, George H. Atkinson professor of religious and ethical studies, recently received a $100,000 prize and the 2020 Grawemeyer Award, an honor recognizing the most outstanding idea in religion, music composition, world order, psychology and education.

Alfredo Zuniga ’12

Biology lab guides alum beyond graduation

12.11.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

In his first week as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas, Alfredo Zuniga ’12 relied on old notes from his Willamette biology class to teach students.

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Brian R. Gallini named dean of Willamette University College of Law

12.10.2019

Gallini is a professor of criminal law and director of distance learning initiatives at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Waller Hall at night next to Star Trees illuminated by colorful holiday lights

Star Trees holiday lighting celebration

12.05.2019

Bearcats and friends gathered on Dec. 4 for Willamette’s annual holiday festivities.

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Willamette MBA ranked a best U.S. Business School by Poets&Quants

12.03.2019 | MBA Marketing

Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. Business School by Bloomberg Businessweek and Poets&Quants.

United Nations building

Willamette Law clinic students submit report to United Nations Human Rights Council

11.25.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Report details children’s rights violations at U.S.-run facilities.

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz speaks on the Hudson Hall stage

Stephens-Davidowitz highlights the power of big data

11.21.2019 | Adam Torgerson

Bestselling author and data scientists Seth Stephens-Davidowitz shares his digital truth serum.

Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. Business School by Bloomberg Businessweek

11.08.2019 | Jennifer Bush

Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. Business School by Bloomberg Business week

MBA students in suits

Mock Interview Day at Willamette MBA

11.07.2019 | Jarin Kobashigawa BA/MBA'21

Mock Interview Day at Willamette MBA includes interviewing with real recruiters and working professionals — an important part of the program that prepares early career students for job interviews.

guests enjoy homecoming

Family Weekend & Homecoming highlights the best of Willamette

10.17.2019 | Paul McKean ’11

Families, alumni return to campus to celebrate athletic, artistic and academic excellence.

Willamette College of Law building with autumn colored trees

Willamette College of Law recognized by National Jurist Magazine

10.01.2019

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

09.30.2019

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

09.27.2019 | Jennifer Bush

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

photo of CJ Walker MBA'20

Networking tips from CJ Walker MBA’20

09.25.2019 | Jennifer Bush

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

New faculty join Willamette

09.25.2019

Five new faculty work across several fields.

From the crowd's perspective on the Quad, five student hold signs of Willamette's motto in Latin: non nobis solum nati sumus

Willamette welcomes new classes

09.20.2019

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

three students twirl flaming poi in a time-lapse photo so the fire forms circles around them

Get involved in clubs at Willamette

09.20.2019

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

09.06.2019

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

Leah Olson ’20

Father’s ALS diagnosis inspires student’s advocacy

09.03.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Leah Olson ’20 interns with ALS Association, lobbies at D.C. and in Salem.

Phylis Myles

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

08.20.2019 | Sarah Bello

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

Alex Compton ’06

Collaborative research catalyzes career

08.20.2019 | Adam Torgerson

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

Warren Binford

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

08.06.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

student and professor crouch over a computer screen next to a microscope

Willamette ranks among the best universities for student and staff interaction

08.06.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Student satisfaction places university at No. 8 nationwide.

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Fiske guide features Willamette as a top college

07.10.2019

Popular guide features Willamette among 300 of the “best and most interesting” colleges.

Victoria Black Horse (Photo by Dominick Reuter)

Alumna builds bridges to a healthier future

07.01.2019 | Rosemary Camozzi

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.

Lynne Saxton ’76

Trustees elect Willamette’s first female board chair

06.26.2019

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

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.

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Bearcats come home

06.12.2019 | Paul McKean ’11

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

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Willamette honors employees for exemplary service

06.05.2019 | Tom Morlan

Eight individuals receive special recognition at annual awards ceremony.

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Willamette rolls out newly designed MBA for Professionals

06.03.2019 | Jennifer Bush

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

05.29.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

Willamette Academy class of 2019 stands onstage

Willamette Academy celebrates graduation

05.28.2019

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

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Seniors honored for cocurricular involvement

05.21.2019 | Office of Student Activities

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

Tim Cobb

New VP of marketing and communications appointed

05.15.2019

Tim Cobb to lead University Communications beginning July 1.

Brandon Chinn ’14

From the Bearcats to the Blazers and Celtics

05.14.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Raul Marquez ’22

Representing diversity and fighting for more equitable resources in schools

05.08.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

First-year student is among youngest candidates ever to run for Salem-Keizer School Board.

Students in straw hats dancing

Hawai’i Club presents 30th Lū’au

04.30.2019

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

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Undergraduates share their research achievements

04.30.2019

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

Tova Hershman ’19

Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence presented

04.29.2019

Students recognized for cocurricular involvement and leadership.

Paige Morrisey ’19

Willamette politics major lands Stanford data fellowship

04.23.2019 | University Communications

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

Confetti by George Rodriguez

Museum welcomes Spanish speakers to new ceramics exhibit

04.23.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Cooper Battle in lab

A Growing Threat

04.17.2019 | Adam Torgerson

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

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MBA Community Grant Program announces recipients

04.16.2019 | Bryan Martz MBA'19

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

Garrard Conley

Reconstructing identity and the importance of compassion

04.16.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

sarah pope in lab coat

Chasing down a childhood dream

04.15.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

Amarit Ubhi

Meet ASWU’s incoming executive officers

04.15.2019 | Associated Students of Willamette University

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

Paimon Jaberi

Finding strength in numbers

04.03.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

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.

Lynn Nakamoto, College of Law Commencement speaker 2018

Commencement speakers, honorary degrees announced

04.02.2019 | University Communications

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

Ben Crop

Pursuing an MBA with an eye on theatre

03.26.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

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Willamette ranks No. 9 in US for Peace Corps volunteers

03.22.2019

University has been ranked among the top small colleges 15 of the last 17 years.

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Generations gather for Social Pow wow

03.20.2019

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

Gov. Kate Brown and former Gov. Barbara Roberts

Oregon governors explore inclusion and overcoming challenges

03.13.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

03.12.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

Steve Thorsett

Statement on UMC General Conference 2019

02.27.2019 | President Steve Thorsett

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

Melissa Buis Michaux

Faculty receive promotions or tenure

02.26.2019 | University Communications

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

Brandon Nash with wife and children

Willamette MBA graduate spotlight: Brandon Nash MBA’12

02.10.2019 | Patti Whitcomb

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

Willamette student greets an TIU student in front of a bus

Bearcats welcome ASP class of 2019

02.05.2019 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

Warm greetings and a flurry of activity ushered in the 30th anniversary of the American Studies Program.

four students converse in Jackson Plaza in spring

Willamette among Princeton Review’s top colleges

02.05.2019 | Adam Torgerson

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

Students hang out along the mill stream

Willamette to survey community on diversity, equity

01.28.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Chris Garrett

Willamette Law adjunct professor appointed to Oregon Supreme Court

01.23.2019 | Sarah Bello

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

E.M. Lewis '94 attends a performance of, "The Gun Show."

Playwright champions common ground in controversial topics

01.03.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

“When I travel somewhere, I love going to the local store, not the big box — that’s where you see who lives there, what they’re eating, what they’re talking about.” —Dani Cone '98

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

01.03.2019 | Erik Schmidt

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

Owen Carver ’03

Be the change — the GOOD food and drink guide

01.02.2019 | Erik Schmidt

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

Carina Comer MBA’15

Resilience baked in — the GOOD food and drink guide

01.01.2019 | Erik Schmidt

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

Nick Schoeppner ’11

Park ranger protects Oregon’s stunning places

12.30.2018 | Tina Owen

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

“By being willing to hire people with (criminal) backgrounds,  we had access to great employees other companies were openly discriminating against.” —Shobi Dahl '05

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

12.26.2018 | Erik Schmidt

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

Amarit Ubhi ’20 holds photo of self with Gov. Kate Brown

In conversation with Amarit Ubhi ’20

12.23.2018 | Tina Owen

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

“(We've helped prevent) the creation of countless tons of emissions and landfill waste.”  —Colin Schilling '10 MBA '12

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

12.21.2018 | Erik Schmidt

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

Jon Steiner (third from left) in the Kenyan village where his nonprofit installed a well to provide clean water.

Not unto ourselves alone with Jon Steiner ’63

12.20.2018 | 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.

Brief guide to Willamette’s winter break

12.05.2018

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

11.28.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Kelli O'Brien ’22

Tutoring program educates and improves the lives of school children

11.27.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette undergrads make connections with local students through Tiger Club.

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

11.27.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

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

Title IX update

11.26.2018 | Jade Aguilar

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.

Ryan Collier and Stephanie Palmblad pose for a photo

Willamette Law alumni honored with OSB awards

11.20.2018 | Logan English

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

Neil Bergquist standing in front of all attendees

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

11.16.2018 | Tynan Gable MBA'19 and Bryan Martz MBA'19

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.

Two Willamette Law students land D.C. externships

Two Willamette Law students land D.C. externships

11.01.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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.

Students record at Studio X recording studio

Willamette Singers records eighth album at legendary studio

10.30.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Eleven Willamette students stand on the steps of a building at the Pacific Northwest Students of Color Conference at Gonzaga University

Students of color foster community and growth at conference

10.30.2018 | Kawika Kalama ’21

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

CLA implements new academic advising system

10.30.2018 | Laura Jacobs Anderson and Jackie Barretta

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

Trevor Byrd and Adin Johnson stand before the bench

Students named winners of Don Turner Moot Court Competition

10.30.2018 | Logan English

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

Mike Hand

Working together for a ‘strong future’ for Willamette MBA

10.29.2018 | President Steve Thorsett

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

Curtis Bridgeman stands in front of the entrance to Willamette University School of Law

Bridgeman named to Wendt Chair in Business Law

10.29.2018

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

Andrew Galen

Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Galen

10.29.2018 | Tynan Gable

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.

A community message from President Thorsett

10.28.2018 | President Steve Thorsett

Ignorance and intolerance have no place in our society.

Kendra Mingo

Longtime director of Office of Grants and Strategic Initiatives stepping down

10.24.2018 | Carol S. Long

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.

A graphic image of an overhead view of city blocks of tall buildings with the text "Willamette University MBA Blockchain: The Revolution Extends Beyond Cryptocurrency November 7 2018"

Willamette MBA to host special event on blockchain technology

10.23.2018 | Daniel Johnson

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.

Gunnar Gundersen

TIUA’s Gundersen to retire in December

10.09.2018 | Carol Long

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.

electronic parking station on Winter Street with College of Law in background

New parking meters on Winter Street

10.09.2018 | Ross Stout, Campus Safety

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

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

09.21.2018 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

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.

Willamette grads top Teach For America list

09.12.2018 | Adam Torgerson

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

U.S. News names Willamette among top colleges

09.12.2018 | Adam Torgerson

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

09.05.2018

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

President Thorsett shakes the hand of a new student

Willamette welcomes new students

09.04.2018 | University communications

Undergraduate and graduate students represent 30 states and several countries.

Student Affairs changes staffing responsibilities

08.31.2018

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

Dean Bridgeman and new 1L students sit in chairs arranged in a circle

Willamette Law welcomes largest class in last five years

08.29.2018 | Logan English

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

Waller Hall with students standing in front

Willamette among Princeton Review’s top colleges

08.24.2018 | Adam Torgerson

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.”

Two football players carry bags during move-in of Opening Days

Opening Days begins Wednesday

08.20.2018

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

University provides option of using a preferred name

08.13.2018

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

Vice President Shelby Radcliffe

Campus update on advancement

07.23.2018

VP Shelby Radcliffe provides an overview of FY18 progress.

reusable cup with Willamette written on the side being filled at drinking fountain with water

Salem lifts drinking water advisory

07.20.2018

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

Welcome Willamette’s summer visitors

07.06.2018 | Stephanie Simpson, Housing Support Coordinator

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

Debra Ringold, dean of Atkinson Graduate School of Management, walks with her horse Larry

Tools of my trade — dressage

05.24.2018 | Tina Owen

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.

Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 stands in his lab

Not Unto Ourselves Alone with Travis Stiles ’05

05.24.2018

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

Rosie Roberson '99 and her son play one of her games in a game cafe.

On top of her game

05.23.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

2018 AGSM Honors & Awards Ceremony

05.14.2018 | Andrew Hickey

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

Willamette University expands access for students with high school college credit

05.10.2018

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

Andy Blevins

Willamette students receive scholarship for supporting LGBT rights

05.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

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.

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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.

During construction on Sparks Field, more than half of Sparks parking lot will be closed. Parking will only be available in the rows of spots nearest Bellevue St. Access the parking lot via Winter St. The entry from Bellevue St. will be closed for construction.

Sparks Field construction update

04.30.2018

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

Varsity triathlon competition begins fall 2021

04.30.2018

The women's team will compete in fall 2021.

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Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence announced

04.27.2018

More than 30 awards were given to students who have made positive contributions to the Willamette community.

Willamette announces commencement speakers, honorary degree recipients

04.23.2018 | Adam Torgerson

Former governor, community leaders to speak at graduation ceremony

Students in two lines face the audience singing in "Wings of Fire"

‘Wings of Fire’ makes world premiere at Willamette

04.16.2018 | Department of Theatre

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.

A violinist sings at Wulapalooza

Wulapalooza rocks Brown Field

04.16.2018 | Frank Miller

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

Willamette Law Dean Curtis Bridgeman hands Salem attorney Nani Apo JD’13 the 2018 Mentor of the Year award.

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

04.13.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Digital rendering of new meeting rooms in McCulloch Stadium, chairs around tables and whiteboard

Athletics facilities renovated and improved

04.04.2018

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

Blitz the Bearcat with the Willamette motto "Not unto ourselves alone are we born."

Two more rounds of Bearcat Days this week and next

03.30.2018

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

Megan Hinzdel

Fresh start focuses career on inclusion

03.30.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

WITS launches new virtual private network

03.28.2018

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

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

03.20.2018 | Tim Johnson

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

Willamette University

Atkinson Archive Podcast launches

03.15.2018 | Willamette University MBA

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

Man dressed in regalia at pow wow

Pow wow brings community together for celebration, sharing and remembrance

03.12.2018 | Russell Yost MBA’05

Hosted by the Native and Indigenous Student Union, the event commemorated its 16th anniversary.

Students pack boxes as part of Willamette’s Global Day of Service

Service blooms in Willamette community

03.12.2018

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

A performer with a lacy white blanket draped over their head and body

A snail’s life

03.08.2018

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

Blitz the Bearcat with the Willamette motto "Not unto ourselves alone are we born."

Willamette to welcome Bearcat Days visitors

03.08.2018

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

Warren Binford

Professor Binford comments on sanctuary state jurisdictions

03.08.2018 | Russell Yost MBA’05

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

Willamette statement on admission evaluation in wake of Florida tragedy

02.24.2018

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.

Willamette ranked in top 10 for Peace Corps volunteers

02.23.2018

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

3-point challenge logo

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

02.19.2018

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.

Alex Lavery ’14 and Kelly Rose (Oster) Lavery ’15

I Love WU

02.13.2018

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

Willamette rolls out employee ethics reporting site

02.12.2018

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

Students greet ASP class at Hatfield Fountain in 2015

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

01.29.2018 | Barby Dressler

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

Delta Gamma house

Delta Gamma members vote unanimously to vacate chapter house

01.22.2018

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

Updates to online Financial Aid Self Service tool

01.08.2018

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

01.05.2018 | Lindsay Lennon

AGSM advances three spots in two years.

Traci McDowall is a third-year law student at Willamette Law.

Third-year Law student wins OWLS Armonica Grant

01.05.2018 | Sarah Carlson

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

Update on changes in University Services and more

01.04.2018 | President Steve Thorsett

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

Eclipse and Star Trees

Top 10 Willamette Instagram posts of 2017

12.21.2017

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

Adjunct Professor Scott Beckstead has been teaching a class on wildlife law and the Endangered Species Act at Willamette’s College of Law since 2010.

In class — ‘Law 263: Animal Law’

12.20.2017 | Tina Owen

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

John Poulsen ’94

Alumnus exposes devastating slaughter of elephants

12.20.2017 | Jen Johnson

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

Professor Warren Binford

Law professor receives US Alumni TIES grant

12.13.2017 | Kendra Mingo

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

Students playing in the snow

Quick links for Willamette winter break information

12.08.2017 | University communications

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

Michelle Atherton ’15

Alumna uncovers rich history in Scotland

12.08.2017 | Jen Johnson

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

Tax reform and higher education

12.04.2017

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

Blitz the Bearcat with a laptop

Portal to replace website gateway pages

12.04.2017

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

Mudd building Willamette University Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Atkinson dean finalists to visit Willamette

12.01.2017

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

coffee

Next Cookies and Conversation planned for Tuesday

11.27.2017

Afternoon casual conversation with university leadership open to all students.

Clean energy, legislation and language

11.20.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Nat Levy (L), runner-up of the Don Turner Moot Court Competition, stands next to the winners, Conor McCahill and Autumn Mills.

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

11.15.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

University staff updates related to Title IX procedures

11.13.2017

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

David Friedman is a business law professor at Willamette Law.

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

11.08.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Third-year JD/MBA student Andy Blevins serves the LGBTQ military community through his work as an extern at OutServe-SLDN.

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

11.06.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Judge Beth Allen JD'96 was surprised with the OGALLA Community Service Award at the organization's annual dinner October 20. She also won the Chief Justice's Juvenile Court Champion Award in August.

Judge Beth Allen JD’96 wins recent awards

11.02.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Tynan Gable 17’

Tynan Gable ’17 recognized for Hatfield Library Research Award

11.01.2017 | Luke Ettinger Ph.D.

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.

Bird walk

Up with the lark for Willamette walks

10.30.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette students, faculty learn about birds and identify species.

Law Prof. Paul Diller submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court for the case Gill v. Whitford. He was assisted by 2L Mick Harris.

Prof. Paul Diller submits amicus curiae brief to Supreme Court

10.25.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Law Prof. Jeff Dobbins was quoted in an Oct. 18 Portland Tribune story. He teaches civil procedure at Willamette Law.

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

10.20.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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

Law Prof. Laura Appleman was quoted in a Statesman Journal story October 17.

Prof. Laura Appleman quoted in Statesman Journal story

10.17.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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

10.16.2017

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

Great Oregon Shakeout earthquake drill

Get ready for the Great Oregon ShakeOut

10.16.2017 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

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

Network password update needed

Mandatory password change for everyone

10.04.2017

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

Willamette Law students elected Felipe Rendón, Thomas Ybarra and Kelsey Dodds presidents of their respective classes.

Law classes elect new officers for 2017-18 academic year

10.03.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Law Prof. Keith Cunningham-Parmeter was quoted in a Portland Tribune story Sept. 28.

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

10.02.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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

Willamette Law is located just across the street from state and local government agencies.

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

09.29.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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

Response to federal review of Title IX guidance

09.25.2017 | Jackie Balzer, Title IX Coordinator

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

US-Government-Office-of-Accountability

Exec in Residence Yocom visits AGSM

09.25.2017 | Andrew Hickey

From Atkinson to D.C. and back

Jennifer Brown JD'08 was the Attorney-Mentor of the year in 2016-17.

Attorney-Mentor Program kicks off 2017–18 academic year

09.21.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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

Willamette MBA

Meet our new nonprofit unicorn

09.20.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

The Nonprofit Unicorn

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.

Activities expo students having fun

Students sign up for a variety of clubs and groups

09.11.2017

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

Willamette welcomes incoming students

09.04.2017 | University Communications

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

JD/MBA student Emily Dougherty

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

08.31.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Workday launched as Willamette’s new HRIS

08.27.2017 | University Communications

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

computer lab

Don’t take the bait: Phishing scams continue to target Willamette email accounts

08.25.2017 | University Communications

University provides tips to avoid identity theft.

Veteran and Willamette Law/MBA student Andy Blevins

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

08.25.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

TV crews prepare for live broadcast

‘Phenomenon on the lawn’ attracts national attention

08.24.2017 | Adam Torgerson

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

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2017 Faculty Awards announced

08.24.2017

Seven outstanding faculty members honored at Opening Convocation.

Goudy dining center

Updates to campus food service for fall semester

08.04.2017

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

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown appointed two Willamette Law alumni to open judge positions this week.

Two Willamette Law alumni appointed judges

07.13.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 Willamette University featured

Willamette lauded in latest ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges’

07.11.2017

Willamette lauded in latest “Fiske Guide to Colleges”

Willamette Store and Blitz the Bearcat

Willamette Store temporarily closes next month for renovation

07.10.2017 | University communications

Willamette Store temporarily closes next month for renovation

Willamette launches Workday, the university’s new HRIS

07.10.2017

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

summer

Welcome Willamette’s July and August visitors

06.19.2017

Please welcome these guests to Willamette University.

Willamette honors outstanding employees

06.05.2017 | University Communications

Six staff members recognized for innovation, sprit and service.

Willamette Academy Class of 2017

Willamette Academy celebrates graduation

05.22.2017

Families, friends and teachers gathered to honor graduates.

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

05.22.2017 | Office of Multicultural Affairs

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

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Welcome Willamette’s summer visitors

05.11.2017

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

Second-year Jackie Sandmeyer is a part-time Willamette Law student who received the Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship from OGALLA.

Rising 2L Jackie Sandmeyer awarded Shepherd Legal Scholarship

05.08.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Green Fund awards sustainability grants

05.01.2017 | Joe Abraham

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.

books on shelf

Book drive eases burden for first-generation students

05.01.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Donate your textbooks at drop-off bins around campus.

Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Willamette announces 2017 Commencement speakers, honorary degree recipients

04.18.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Leonard Pitts Jr. to deliver CLA address.

academic awards

More than 100 undergraduate students honored

04.17.2017

College of Liberal Arts students received more than 100 academic honors and awards.

student survey results

WITS improves residence hall Wi-Fi

04.17.2017 | University Communications

Student surveys show increased satisfaction with internet service after upgrades.

Willamette sets 2017–18 tuition and fees

04.10.2017

CLA tuition increase is a historic low for the university.

James Sullivan, a second-year law student, discusses the mock trial with Salem-area high school students who attended the Discover Law spring break program at Willamette Law.

Street Law holds mock trial program for local high school students

04.10.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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

Willamette introduces Office of Grants and Strategic Initiatives (OGSI)

04.03.2017 | Carol Long

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

David Douglass

David Douglass to join College of Idaho as dean of faculty and VP for academic affairs

03.27.2017

He will transition to his new role at the conclusion of the academic year.

Spring break reminders

03.20.2017 | University Communications

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

Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year

03.17.2017

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

Blitz the Bearcat

Willamette welcomes Bearcat Days visitors

03.13.2017 | University Communications

Events for admitted students kick off Thursday and Friday.

Equity and Inclusion Task Force report 2017

President’s Task Force on Equity and Inclusion completes report

03.13.2017 | Russell Yost MBA’05

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

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

02.23.2017

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

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Keeping PACE with Larry Ettner

02.23.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

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

Speeches, vigil and social media campaign to celebrate black history

02.06.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Faculty and staff help set a new fundraising record

02.06.2017 | Tina Owen

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

Two college guides note Willamette’s positive impact

02.03.2017

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

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

01.31.2017 | President Steve Thorsett

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

Opening Days leadership

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

01.16.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

All Willamette students are encouraged to apply for Campus Life jobs

Three English professors named finalists for Oregon Book Awards

01.13.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Deulen, Nadelson and Stolowitz are in the running for 2017 honors.

Top 10 Willamette Instagram photos 2016

Willamette’s top 10 animal photos on Instagram in 2016

12.21.2016 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

Did Bearcats love dogs, ducks, goats or owls the most?

Willamette performers

Winter choir tour brings Bieber and Basie to Oregon, California

12.20.2016 | University Communications

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

Schilling Cider House

MBA alumni planning world’s biggest cider house in Portland

12.19.2016 | Andrew Hickey

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

Nonprofit giving

Nonprofit giving — how to make smart and effective charitable donations

12.13.2016 | Andrew Hickey

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

Ray Baum

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

12.12.2016 | Sarah Carlson

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

Dog

Dog Days returns for finals week

12.12.2016

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

Willamette residence halls to close during winter break

12.09.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Dates, times and arrangements for students to keep in mind.

Willamette to add women’s lacrosse

12.09.2016 | Adam Torgerson

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

Willamette magazine distribution changes

11.21.2016 | University Communications

The campus community is encouraged to read the online version.

President Thorsett awards a diploma

Businessweek ranks Willamette MBA Oregon’s ‘Best Business School’

11.17.2016 | Russell Yost MBA ’05

The program moves up 11 spots on the ranking.

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

11.14.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Student trip highlights Oregon’s little-known racial history

11.14.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Oregon Black Pioneers nonprofit leads College Colloquium trip to Portland.

Employee Forum recap

11.14.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Staff offer input on potential chief diversity officer hire.

Post election thoughts

11.10.2016 | President Steve Thorsett

President Thorsett shared a special message with the Willamette community.

Identity, climate change and other topics head Carson talks

10.24.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Undergraduates present findings from Carson Undergraduate Research Grants.

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Willamette students respond to the 2016 presidential debates

10.24.2016 | Adam Torgerson

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.

Students asked to update emergency contact information

10.17.2016 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

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

Outdoor program

During outdoor odysseys, new friendships form

10.16.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Campus Life office

Campus Life office broadens scope to better serve students’ needs

10.10.2016 | University Communications

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

Danny Santos

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

10.05.2016 | Sarah Carlson

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.

Wall Street Journal  ranking

Willamette ranked among the best in the Northwest

10.04.2016 | University Communications

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

Willamette to update its Human Resources Information System (HRIS)

09.26.2016 | University Communications

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

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.

ACHA to evaluate Willamette’s health care model

09.26.2016 | Jennifer Lawrence

ACHA to evaluate Willamette's health care model

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Season of Shakespeare

09.19.2016 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

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

Updates on communications and enrollment

09.19.2016 | Stephen Thorsett

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

Filmmaker Keith Beauchamp

Beauchamp: The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till

09.13.2016 | Adam Torgerson

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

Water testing

Campus-wide water testing nearly complete

09.12.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Decision reached on rowing injunction request

09.12.2016 | University Communications

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

Jim and Pat Averill

College of Law donors invest in value of moving forward

09.12.2016 | Sarah Carlson

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.

New Faculty Willamette University

Willamette welcomes new tenure-track faculty members

09.12.2016 | University Communications

They join several departments in CLA, Law and AGSM.

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During ‘Bearcats Give Back,’ new students are drawn to tradition of volunteering

09.12.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

About 110 students donated their time Saturday.

Convocation Faculty Awards 2016

2016 Faculty Awards announced at convocation

09.02.2016 | University Communications

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

Montag Center

A new home for Campus Recreation

09.02.2016 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

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

Panhellenic Rummage Sale Opening Days 2016

Rummaging for sales and sustainability

08.29.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Robert Krulwich Willamette University Opening Days speaker

Convocation speaker addresses life’s great mysteries

08.29.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Opening Days 2016 Willamette University

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

08.29.2016 | Tina Owen

The Willamette community welcomes its newest members to campus.

Rick's Cafe

Rick's Cafe returns with new management, menu, brews

08.22.2016 | Tina Owen

The College of Law's trendy hangout welcomes students back with a grand reopening tomorrow.

Ursin elected to global professional association's board

08.19.2016 | University Communications

Willamette MBA’s Beth Ursin will serve on the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance’s board.

Katja Meyer

Assistant professor named Kavli Fellow

08.04.2016 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

Katja Meyer attends the Kavli Frontiers of Science Indonesian-American Symposium.

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.

Valhalla Gorge

In nature's grip

08.01.2016 | Julie H. Chase

Filmmaker John Waller ’98 journeys into uncharted territory to share stories of discovery, beauty and love.

Ed Warnock, CEO and contributing associate professor for Willamette MBA

Warnock aims for the stratosphere as Perlan CEO

06.22.2016 | Adam Torgerson

Ed Warnock leads the record-setting Perlan Project.

Willamette announces commencement speakers, honorary degree recipients

04.18.2016 | Adam Torgerson

Gov. Kate Brown to address graduating seniors

Carson Grants

Carson, Colloquium research grants announced

04.18.2016 | Monique Bourque

Students will explore ideas from classical to contemporary, at home and abroad.

Frida mask

Two plays open at Willamette April 14

04.11.2016 | Erin Dahl

"The Feathered Mantle" and "The Weaver and the Dress" celebrate Japanese Noh-style theatre.

Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder

Distinguished Artists Series features Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder Duo

04.04.2016 | Adam Torgerson

Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder Duo to perform April 12 in Salem

Ed Whipple

Whipple '74 to lead Campus Life

04.04.2016 | Adam Torgerson

The new VP for Campus Life begins June 1.

Tracy Hoffman Memorial run honors alumnus April 10

04.04.2016 | Erin Dahl

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

Wellness Program at Sparks

Students at Sparks Fitness Center help people meet their health, fitness goals

03.28.2016 | Erin Dahl

Students launch new — and affordable — health and fitness programs for the Willamette community.

Olivia Mancl ’17

Mancl ’17 aims for win-win in athletics, agriculture

03.28.2016 | Erin Dahl

Olivia Mancl ’17 earns accolades on the track and in the classroom.

Outdoor Program

Outdoor Program celebrates 10th anniversary this academic year

03.28.2016 | Lyra Kuhn

The student-run program gives students an affordable means to build connections with their peers while exploring Oregon’s natural wonders.

Renovations of Baxter, Doney to commence in May

03.28.2016 | Erin Dahl

Construction efforts focus on improving residence halls.

 Kip Ioane ’01, MAT ’02

A team built on a lasting foundation

03.25.2016 | Erin Dahl

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

A new Service Center will enhance customer service

03.21.2016 | Erin Dahl

Three departments move from Doney, merge in Executive Building

Elize Manoukian ’16

Manoukian ’16 earns reporting internship

03.21.2016 | Erin Dahl

Elize Manoukian ’16 will write for The Gresham Outlook this summer

Vandana Shiva

Students reflect on this year’s Dempsey Environmental Lecture Series

03.21.2016 | Erin Dahl

Students share their take on this Vandana Shiva, this year’s Dempsey Environmental lecturer.

Sergei Babayan

Distinguished Artists Series features Sergei Babayan

03.08.2016 | Adam Torgerson

The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series will feature Sergei Babayan.

Mark Andreoni '16

Mark Andreoni ’16 focuses his talents on helping others

02.29.2016 | Erin Dahl

By exploring new pursuits, Mark Andreoni ’16 discovers his calling

"The Hotel Casablanca"

“The Hotel Casablanca” opens March 10

02.29.2016

Secrets and misunderstandings ignite in comedic opera.

24 Hours of Giving

Willamette tops fundraising goal at Feb. 23 event

02.29.2016 | Nina Lauer, Office of Annual Giving

Willamette raised more than $250,000 to benefit students

Vandana Shiva

Dempsey Lecture features scholar Vandana Shiva

02.29.2016 | Erin Dahl

Free tickets now available for the March 17 event.

Willamette ranked top producer of Fulbright Scholars

02.22.2016 | Erin Dahl

Two Willamette faculty members became scholars in 2015-16.

Schmidty cookie

Bryan Schmidt gets his just desserts

02.22.2016 | Erin Dahl

The Bistro now sells a new cookie named after Director of Campus Recreation Bryan Schmidt.

Willamette launches second 24 Hours of Giving event

02.19.2016 | Nina Lauer

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

Willamette ranked No. 6 for Peace Corps volunteers

02.18.2016 | Erin Dahl

More than 330 alumni have served the organization since 1961.

"Vincent in Brixton"

“Vincent in Brixton” opens Feb. 18

02.15.2016 | Erin Dahl

Romance, destruction characterizes new Willamette production.

Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan shares insights on religious extremism

02.15.2016 | Erin Dahl

Religious scholar Reza Aslan discussed religious extremism Feb. 9.

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.

Maile Symonds '17

Maile Symonds ’17 earns public policy fellowship

02.15.2016 | Erin Dahl

Maile Symonds ’17 will study public policy this summer.

Princeton Review commends Willamette for its affordability

02.10.2016 | Lyra Kuhn

Willamette earns recognition in "Colleges that Pay You Back."

art exhibition

Students explored meaning of art in “PIECES and PARTS”

02.08.2016 | Erin Dahl

Inspired by an art history class, the exhibition relied on student and faculty collaboration.

New TIUA class arrives today

02.08.2016 | Lyra Kuhn

The 28th annual class of the American Studies Program (ASP) welcomes 98 new students.

Supporting College Access and Preparing for Success

02.08.2016 | Jacqueline Rushing

Jacqueline Rushing shares updates on the new Willamette Academy.

CEO Magazine ranking

CEO Magazine names Willamette MBA a Tier 1 school

02.08.2016 | Erin Dahl

Willamette was listed as one of two Tier 1 schools in Oregon.

Leonard Pitts discussed race relations Feb. 5

02.08.2016 | Tina Owen

Leonard Pitts spoke at Willamette as part of MLK celebration.

Student Advisory Board seeks to bridge gap between students, administrators

02.01.2016 | Erin Dahl

The group aims to foster effective, two-way communication between students, staff and administrators.

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

02.01.2016 | Erin Dahl

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

Civic Communications video

New video explores Willamette's connections to the state capitol

02.01.2016 | Michael Beseda

Documentary filmmaker captures Willamette's connections to the Oregon State Capitol.

Peter Harmer

Professor Peter Harmer earns Oregon mentor award

01.25.2016 | Erin Dahl

Professor Peter Harmer’s drive to help students excel earned him a statewide award.

Into the Streets

Willamette community gives back for MLK Day

01.25.2016 | Erin Dahl

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

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.

24-hour crisis hotline

Willamette launches 24-hour crisis hotline

01.18.2016 | Erin Dahl

Through ProtoCall, students will receive immediate help from trained counselors.

Red Light/Green Light

Willamette wins world record — for the second time

01.18.2016 | Erin Dahl

The Guinness Book of World Records confirmed the win this month.

Ricardo Larios MAT ’07

Ricardo Larios MAT '07 wins state teaching award

01.11.2016 | Erin Dahl

Larios wins the Milken Award and a $25,000 prize.

Leonard Pitts Jr.

MLK celebration to feature Leonard Pitts Jr.

12.23.2015 | University Communications

Discussions, service reflect King's legacy.

Amadou Fofana wins grant for documentary project

12.21.2015 | Patricia Alley

Amadou Fofana will undertake a collaborative documentary project on African cinema.

Mike Chasar, associate professor of English

Chasar earns National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship

12.14.2015 | University Communications

Chasar will work on a new book about poetry and new media.

Taneesh Sra ’16

Taneesh Sra ’16, MBA '17 develops a winning strategy through golf, MBA program

12.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Golfer Taneesh Sra ’16, MBA '17 sets her sights on the corporate world

Courtney Stevens

Psychology professor wins national teaching award

12.07.2015 | Kendra Mingo

Courtney Stevens is the 2015 recipient of the Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award.

Paul De Muniz JD'75

De Muniz highlights state judiciary

12.04.2015 | Adam Torgerson

"American Judicial Power" highlights state judiciary's role

Anya Rogala '16

Alumna, professor help Anya Rogala ’16 find her way

11.30.2015 | Erin Dahl

Through the help of her mentor, Anya Rogala ’16 transforms two internships into a chosen career.

Carson Scholars share research at public forum

11.23.2015 | Lyra Kuhn

A summer program enables students to study scholarly, professional or creative endeavors around the globe.

Ta-Nehisi Coates cancels January lecture

11.09.2015 | University Communications

Concerns about health prompt the author to unschedule early 2016 appearances.

Evolution

“Evolution: Dance Concert” opens Nov. 12

11.09.2015 | Erin Dahl

Ballet, aerial dance, musical theatre and more await viewers of Willamette's new dance concert.

Cuno ’73 addresses ISIS campaign

11.09.2015 | Tina Owen

Cultural destruction threatens world heritage.

Battle of the Beasts

Bearcats dominate 'Battle of the Beasts'

11.05.2015

Three wins in one weekend - including soccer, volleyball and a donor challenge.

Maya Kaup '17

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

11.04.2015 | Erin Dahl

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

Willamette issues campus climate survey on Oct. 27

10.26.2015 | Erin Dahl

Results will help the university better address issues related to assaults, harassment on campus.

Lara St. John by Kevin Lowery

Violinist Lara St. John to kick off the Distinguished Artists Series

10.20.2015 | Adam Torgerson

The performance is slated for Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Rogers Music Center.

“My Case is Altered” premieres at Willamette

10.19.2015 | Erin Dahl

Race, class, gender roles explored in fall production.

Robert Edsel shares the heroism of World War II treasure rescuers

10.19.2015 | Erin Dahl

The best-selling author and producer spoke as part of Willamette’s Atkinson Lecture Series on Oct. 15.

James Cuno '73

James Cuno '73 discusses ISIS and cultural destruction

10.14.2015 | Adam Torgerson

On Nov. 5, the Getty CEO addresses the threat posed by ISIS.

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