March 2016 News

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

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


Willamette Law Professor David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune

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

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

Outdoor Program

Outdoor Program celebrates 10th anniversary this academic year

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


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

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


Renovations of Baxter, Doney to commence in May

Construction efforts focus on improving residence halls.

 Kip Ioane ’01, MAT ’02

A team built on a lasting foundation

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


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

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


Willamette's Academic Council unanimously endorses test-optional admissions

The change reflects a nationwide trend to a more holistic review of applicants, especially from underrepresented groups.


A new Service Center will enhance customer service

Three departments move from Doney, merge in Executive Building


Manoukian ’16 earns reporting internship

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


WUCL trial team advances to finals at regional competition

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

Sonny Nguyen

From refugee to attorney

Sonny Nguyen LLM’16 hopes to use his knowledge of the law, and incredible personal experiences, to advocate for human rights.


Willamette Magazine features four alumni musicians

Read about these four alumni in Willamette Magazine


Distinguished Artists Series features Sergei Babayan

The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series will feature Sergei Babayan.

Bearcat Days

Willamette welcomes Bearcat Days visitors

Admitted students and their families arrive this week for the first of three events.


Oregon Supreme Court to hear two cases at Willamette, justices to answer questions after session

Willamette hosts Oregon Supreme Court session, justices to answer public's questions after session