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September 2016 News

Montag Center

A new home for Campus Recreation

09.02.2016 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

Montag Center's revamp promotes student engagement, creativity, and wellness. It offers fitness amenities, lounges, and a welcoming atmosphere for all.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

David A. Friedman

Law Professor Friedman quoted in Associated Press article on settlement of Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit

09.15.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman commented on the resolution of the Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit in a September 15 Associated Press story.

Melodye Mac Alpine

College of Law welcomes new associate dean for Student Affairs and Administration

09.16.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Focused on student success, self-proclaimed "policy nerd" to dig in and find what works best for our law students.

Professors Meyers, Simowitz and Gilden at Willamette University College of Law

College of Law hires three new faculty members

09.19.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Professors Gilden, Simowitz and Meyers join the College of Law's faculty of dedicated teachers and leading legal scholars.

Updates on communications and enrollment

09.19.2016 | Stephen Thorsett

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

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.”

Jeffrey Dobbins

Law Professor Dobbins quoted in Oregon Business article on Aequitas Capital lawsuit

09.22.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Willamette Law Professor Jeffrey Dobbins commented in an Oregon Business article regarding the class-action lawsuit filed against Aequitas Capital.

Jeffrey Dobbins and Symeon Symeonides

College of Law faculty receive institutional awards

09.22.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Dobbins was given the Jerry E. Hudson Award for Excellence in Teaching. Symeonides was given the Robert L. Misner Award for Law Faculty Scholarship.

Lauren Barnes and Stacey Gibbons

Winners chosen in Spaulding Trial Competition

09.23.2016 | Sarah Carlson

The College of Law's Bruce Spaulding Trial Competition concluded with Lauren Barnes and Stacey Gibbons as winners. Learn about this event at Willamette Law.

James Sullivan, Katherine Gipson McLean and Thomas Ybarra

Student Bar Association elects new class officers

09.23.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Willamette Law’s Student Bar Association held elections this week and elected new officers for each class.

Alumni Weekend 2016

Bearcats head back to Willamette for 2016 Alumni Weekend

09.26.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

The university offered food, festivities and special events.

Warren Binford

Law Professor Binford comments on growing conversation on sexual assault in Portland music community

09.26.2016 | Sarah Carlson

A community meeting was held last week to discuss solutions to what some are saying is an escalating problem in the Portland community.

Doney Hall renovation

Out with the old, in with the new

09.26.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Summer renovations transform Baxter and Doney halls.

ACHA to evaluate Willamette’s health care model

09.26.2016 | Jennifer Lawrence

ACHA to evaluate Willamette's health care model

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.

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.

Jim Green

Willamette Law's Jim Green JD'91 named executive director of Oregon School Boards Association

09.27.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Dr. Doug Nelson, president of the OSBA Board of Directors, said Green is uniquely qualified for the position.

Meghan Cusick studies abroad, at home

10.31.2016 | Mike Rhine

Meghan Cusick

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