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Willamette leaders credit successful fall semester to community strength, support

12.08.2020 | Daniel Johnson

After reopening for in-person learning in August, Willamette nears the completion of its fall semester with few reported COVID-19 cases thanks to campuswide safety measures and policies.

Lisa Landreman

An interview with Lisa Landreman

11.18.2020 | Emmy Obenauf '23

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

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.

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Students, faculty return to campus with cautious optimism

09.06.2020 | Daniel Johnson

With new safety protocols and classroom technology upgrades in place, students, faculty and staff returned to campus in August for in-person instruction and to reconnect with the WU community.

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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.

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Willamette suspends football, soccer and volleyball competition

07.22.2020

Tennis, golf and cross country teams will still be able to compete in the Northwest Conference this fall.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Coach Kip Iaone headshot ©Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA

NCAA magazine features Willamette men’s basketball’s healthy masculinity program

01.24.2020

The Willamette men’s basketball team nurtures a culture of healthy masculinity, a commitment that is making a difference in the locker room and beyond.

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.

Fannie Lou Hamer speaking graphic

Willamette’s MLK celebration features screening of ‘Fannie Lou Hamer’s America’

12.18.2019 | Adam Torgerson

Filmmakers will answer audience questions following Jan. 24 screening.

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.

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.

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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Capturing the ultimate race at sea

09.11.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Supported by a colloquium grant, student documents his race from Washington to Alaska.

Faculty member talks to international students and their families at event he hosts at his house.

Willamette faculty, staff foster strong relationships with students

09.11.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Making students feel supported and welcomed is a priority.

A smiling student seated at a table outside helps a standing student sign up for a club

Bearcats celebrate the new academic year

09.06.2019

The campus community kicked off the start of the academic year with a block party and the annual Activities and Resources Expo. Here are some photographic highlights.

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.

Willamette University

The most important things I learned my first year of college

08.29.2019 | Jarin Kobashigawa ’20, MBA’21

When I stepped onto campus four years ago, I had no idea how much college would change my life.

Students on the beach leap for a Frisbee

Opening Days and Jump Start gallery

08.22.2019

The Willamette community welcomes nearly 400 College of Liberal Arts students at the student-led orientation programs, Opening Days and Jump Start.

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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.

Olivia Scott at the South African coast

Student athlete works to prevent gang violence

07.10.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

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

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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.

caylee campbell

Tipping the scales of justice

05.14.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

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.

Tova Hershman ’19

Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence presented

04.29.2019

Students recognized for cocurricular involvement and leadership.

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.

Rebecca Kueny JD’13 and Jason LeBlanc JD’19

Willamette Law names 2019 Mentor of the Year

04.09.2019 | University Communications

Rebecca Kueny JD’13, other mentors provide encouragement and support to students.

Students pack food for Global Day of Service

Bearcats team up for third annual Global Day of Service

03.13.2019 | Paul McKean ’11

Willamette community unites to live out the university motto through service projects across the country and overseas.

student writes a thank you note at a table with many cupcakes

Honoring the spirit of generosity

03.12.2019 | Tom Morlan

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

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and former Gov. Barbara Roberts

Oregon’s woman governors to speak on campus

03.01.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Daniel P. Santos Diversity Speaker Series will feature Gov. Kate Brown and former Gov. Barbara Roberts.

Len Reed

The Collegian finds new mission through Pulitzer Prize-winning writer

02.15.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Former Oregonian editorial writer mentors newspaper staff.

Lacrosse player

Women’s lacrosse debuts at Willamette

02.15.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Season opens at home Sunday, Feb. 24, versus the Denver Wildcats.

Student in cybersecurity club

Students learn cybersecurity skills for competition and careers

02.12.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

Club teaches techniques to crack passwords, hack Wi-Fi networks to improve security.

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.

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MBA for Professionals program celebrates commencement

01.29.2019 | Jennifer H. Bush

University recognized the accomplishments of 53 graduates of the Salem and Portland cohorts in a ceremony on Saturday.

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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.

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.

Student and senior citizen

Students build real-world skills in work with senior citizens

12.11.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Exercise science class explores the physical changes that accompany aging.

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.

Assistant Professor of Biology Rosa León-Zayas, Karen Espinoza ’19, Moncerrad Barajas Gomez ’21, Arianna Cannady ’19, Kat Vazquez ’21, Dayton Towata ’19  and Jash Sekai ’19.

Students find ‘all races, all research fields’ represented at science conference

11.13.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette students present summer research at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science conference.

Michelle Hicks ’20, co-coordinator of the Clothing Share, checks the inventory.

SOAR Center supports basic student needs

11.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Free food, books and clothing are offered through a new student-led initiative.

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.

BEAST Program

Passing the bar with the help of BEAST

10.26.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

BEAST — a volunteer, around-the-clock effort by the entire law community helps bar examinees succeed.

Student shows off sculpture at art opening.

Creativity flourishes with new arts fellowship

10.09.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Students gain more access to faculty mentorship, funding and peer learning communities.

Two female students hold a bee

New Willamette ‘hotel’ provides good ‘bee-search’

10.01.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Faculty member, students build bee hotel to learn more about the species’ behavior.

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Willamette University Theatre finds a new twist on old classics

09.21.2018

The 2018-19 season presents theatre, dancing and music.

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.

Hunter Noack plays a grand piano in the middle of a field at Willamette's Zena campus

Students, alumni enjoy music, art and more at ZenaFest

09.10.2018

The annual event at Willamette’s rural facility merged creative arts and abundant natural resources.

Student holding sign that says La Chipsa de Salem the Salem Spark

Bearcats get involved at the fall expo

09.10.2018

Activities and Resources Expo featured clubs, resources and opportunities for Bearcats.

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.

A new student releases her candle to the Mill Stream during Matriculation.

Class of 2022 prepares to “make the whole world” their campus

08.27.2018

Willamette community welcomes new students at Opening Days.

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.

Matt Steindorf throws a pitch in the regional championship

Willamette baseball impresses as runner-up in NCAA West Regional

05.21.2018

Bearcats enjoy record-setting season and finish just short of advancing to national championship.

Law graduate gets embraced by woman with a rose

Willamette celebrates the Class of 2018

05.14.2018

Diplomas in hand, graduates move on to the next stages of their lives.

Sierra Wilson ’18

First-generation student aims for healthcare career

05.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Sierra Wilson ’18 heads to the National Institutes of Health this fall.

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

Students on Take a Break in Fresno stand in front of a building they painted.

Take A Break combines volunteering, leadership and learning

05.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

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

Carson and Colloquium grants, Presidential Scholars announced

04.30.2018

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

Student stands smiling in Cat Cavern after receiving an award

More than 140 undergraduates honored

04.30.2018

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

Varsity triathlon competition begins fall 2021

04.30.2018

The women's team will compete in fall 2021.

A student wearing rubber gloves sorts trash on a tarp in Jackson Plaza.

Waste audit offers valuable lessons in sustainability

04.30.2018 | Tina Owen

A student-organized event showed how the campus community could improve its recycling efforts.

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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.

José Fausto ’18

Jump-starting a career with Willamette networks

04.27.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Alumni office connects José Fausto ’18 to job prospects

Willamette students dance with fans in the luau

Hawai’i Club presents 29th Lū’au

04.23.2018

The event shared Polynesian music, food and traditions with the Willamette community.

a student presents a poster at SSRD

Willamette celebrates Student Scholarship Recognition Day

04.23.2018

The 18th annual event highlighted student achievements across disciplines.

J. Connor Maloney BA ’17, MBA ’18

Internship steers BA/MBA grad to auto industry

04.23.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

A semester at Daimler Trucking helped J. Connor Maloney BA/MBA ’18 define his career path.

Willamette Chamber Choir

Traditional Malay dance, bird song animates choir performance

04.18.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette Chamber Choir performed at regional conference for 18th time.

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.

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.

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.

Willamette Academy student provides a tour of the new academy facilities at the open house

Willamette Academy celebrates its new home

04.09.2018 | Tina Owen

Staff and students welcomed visitors at an open house.

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.

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.

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.

Student from Atkinson Graduate School of Management greets Warren Buffett. Photo by Block 59 Photography

Lessons from the ‘oracle’ of investing

03.12.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

MBA students get rare opportunity to visit with icon Warren Buffett

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.

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.

MBA-P graduation class

MBA for Professionals program celebrates commencement

01.22.2018

The university recognized the accomplishments of 59 graduates of the Salem and Portland cohorts in a ceremony Saturday.

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.

Associate Professor Jonathan Cole teaches the art of stage combat to Will Bremer ’18 (left) and William Forkin ’19.

Tools of my trade — stage combat

12.20.2017 | Jen Johnson

Enter Associate Professor Jonathan Cole’s stage combat classroom.

Emilio Solano ’09

In conversation with Emilio Solano ’09

12.20.2017 | Tina Owen

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

Wallace Long conducting

Choir alumni celebrate their community of music

11.13.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Former Willamette singers return to campus for a special reunion and a remarkable professor.

Three 1Ls represented Willamette Law's APALSA student group at the NAPABA Convention: (L to R) Alex Dooley JD'20, Megan Irinaga JD'20 and Noelle Chan JD'20.

NAPABA Convention a success for Willamette Law students

11.10.2017 | Sarah Carlson

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

Kosti Efstathiou

Kostantinos Efstathiou hits the ground running

11.06.2017 | University Communications

Willamette’s new campus rec director talks about his past and future plans for the university

Leandro Gonzales ’03 helped organize the delivery of dozens of tents to Mexico and Puerto Rico residents recently struck by natural disasters.

Willamette community unites to support people impacted by natural disasters

11.06.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Families of some students, faculty grapple with aftermath.

Students use a cider press

Sustainability shines at ZenaFest

10.16.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette community receives a closer glimpse of student, faculty work at forest property.

SCRP participants in front of Ford Hall

A summer of science turns students on to research

10.16.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

During this Willamette program, students make breakthroughs while working side-by-side with professors.

Parents greet student at Family Weekend

Happy families

10.09.2017

Student-run Family Weekend earns kudos for its organization and events.

Sparks Athletic Center

Willamette plans for future capital improvement projects

10.02.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

The university will direct funding to athletic projects, followed by continued enhancements to residential spaces.

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.

Opening Days leaders performance

Opening Days gives the class of 2021 a proper Willamette welcome

08.28.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

New students move in, explore campus and prepare for life as a Bearcat.

person looking at total solar eclipse Willamette University

‘Phenomenon on the Lawn’ — Willamette celebrates the eclipse

08.21.2017

Crowds pack the North Lawn and Quad to view the total solar eclipse.

Lee and York house renovation

Renovation updates Lee, York houses with more contemporary design

08.21.2017 | University Communications

Willamette remodels buildings and relocates staff over the summer.

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.

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

Alika Masei ’17

A passion for social justice

05.08.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Alika Masei ’17 has dedicated his college career to creating a better place for all students.

SARAs

SARAs celebrate a decade of service

05.08.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Sexual Assault Response Allies provide victims of sexual assault the option of speaking confidentially and anonymously to a fellow student.

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.

Mapes

From the Marines to an MBA

04.24.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Herschel Mapes ’16, MBA ’17 finds a refreshing challenge after choosing a nontraditional path.

Liz Gill

Crafting her own approach

04.17.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

At Willamette, senior Liz Gill found activities that fit who she is and helped define the leader she wants to be.

Baxter Complex

New housing changes help first-year students find common ground

03.20.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

First-Year Commons will include Terra, Belknap, Cascadia and Matthews halls and Baxter Complex.

American Studies Program students at PDX

American Studies Program students join the community

02.13.2017

Last week, Willamette University welcomed 119 ASP students to campus.

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.

ASP arrival photo

ASP class of 2017 arrives on campus next week

01.30.2017

Campus community encouraged to make the new Bearcats feel at home.

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

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 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 University

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

09.12.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

About 110 students donated their time Saturday.

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.

Lu'au

Willamette’s annual Lū’au connected culture, community

06.02.2016 | Russell Yost MBA'05

The student-run production showcased history and tradition through music, dance, stories, song and food.

Housing and Residence Life

New residential options help students live and learn

05.30.2016 | Tina Owen

First-year students will be able to choose a new residential option that taps into and supports their interests in sustainability, health and wellness, and global living.

Willamette University Double Alumnus Theodore Sims vested as new Washington County Circuit Court judge

Lorenzo Williams JD'77 receives National Bar Association Award for Civil Rights

05.02.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Law graduate recognized as pioneer who demonstrates concern for human and civil rights has history of significant litigation wins and community involvement

Convo News Feed

Convo inspires curiosity and learning

04.11.2016 | Tina Owen and Lyra Kuhn

This longstanding tradition reflects both Willamette’s religious roots and its liberal arts mission.

Tracy Hoffman Memorial run honors alumnus April 10

04.04.2016 | Erin Dahl

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

Terry Wright

Theresa Wright JD’81 receives Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award

04.04.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Willamette Law’s director of externships and alumna recognized for dedication and service

Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter

Willamette Law Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter quoted in Oregonian

04.04.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Employment law expert and Willamette Professor of Law Keith Cunningham-Parmeter weighs in on pay dispute between TriMet and union

Hon. Paul De Muniz

Hon. Paul De Muniz JD’75 honored with Literacy Trailblazer Award

03.31.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Former OSC Chief Justice and Willamette Law’s Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence and alumnus has history of giving back to community

Professor David A. Friedman

Willamette Law Professor David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune

03.29.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune article about Oracle’s failed Cover Oregon website

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.

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.

 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.

Swift Current and Sheldon Kennedy at WIllamette

NHL player Sheldon Kennedy brings Swift Current to Willamette, highlights impact of sexual abuse on survivors

03.23.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Willamette University hosts special Q and A with Kennedy after documentary screening

Willamette University Double Alumnus Theodore Sims vested as new Washington County Circuit Court judge

Theodore Sims '77 JD'80 invested as new Washington County Circuit Court judge

03.21.2016 | Patrick Riedling

Investiture Ceremony Honors Willamette University Double Alumnus

Willamette University College of Law National Trial Team

WUCL trial team advances to finals at regional competition

03.16.2016 | Stephanie Palmblad (JD'12) and Patrick Riedling

Judges impressed by advocacy skills of a team of Willamette law students

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

2015 Video Image

Only at Willamette in 2015

12.07.2015 | University Communications

Celebrating a year of accomplishments and milestones at Willamette.

Will Nickerson

The Myriad Lives of a Maker

11.23.2015 | Sarah Evans

The more you talk with Will Nickerson ’16, the more you wonder, “What doesn’t he do?”

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.

Upholding a Tradition

08.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Willamette aims to break the world record in Red Light/Green Light.

Marijuana and Measure 91

08.14.2015 | Adam Torgerson

Law and policy prohibit its possession or use on campus.

Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21

08.14.2015 | Erin Dahl

Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21.

Princeton Review names Willamette a top college

08.10.2015 | Erin Dahl

The university earns high rankings for sustainability, impact and value.

New direction for the Willamette Store

08.10.2015 | Erin Dahl

Follett Higher Education took over bookstore operations on July 21.

Students encouraged to reduce waste by donating unwanted items

05.07.2015

A joint rummage sale and donation drive is benefiting Greek life and the Union Gospel Mission.

Wulapalooza unites community through music, art

04.16.2015

Wulapalooza, Willamette’s 17th earth, art and music festival, promises another thrilling Saturday of camaraderie and celebration on April 25.

Convocation panelists remain optimistic about Zena's future

04.03.2015

Panelists review history, future of Zena during convocation.

Two students earn Oregon newspaper internships this summer

04.03.2015

Zane Sparling and Emily Hoard will work at Oregon newspapers this summer.

Valerie Cleary hired as Willamette's new director of athletics

03.23.2015

Valerie Cleary starts her post in late April.

Tomodachi Program promotes friendship across cultures

03.02.2015

Tomodachi participants share American culture with ASP students — and find they learn just as much from the experience.

Willamette among nation's best for "making an impact"

02.04.2015

The Princeton Review lists Willamette fourth in the nation for "making an impact.”

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