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December 2016 News

Bull kelp performance

Music and nature meet in Colloquium grant composition

12.02.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Michael Chergosky ’19 transforms bull kelp into a horn section.

Happy Campers Gluten Free

Recipe for a successful baking company

12.06.2016 | Tina Owen

From an enterprising class project, two Willamette alumni built a thriving gluten-free business.

Dec 8: Inclement Weather Announcement


Dec 8: Inclement Weather Announcement

David M. Goldthorpe

Willamette Law's Goldthorpe JD'09 appointed to Malheur County district attorney

12.08.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Gov. Kate Brown appointed Willamette Law alumnus David M. Goldthorpe J’'09 to Malheur County district attorney Dec. 2.

Valeri Love and Megan Livermore

OSB award winners include Willamette Law alumnae

12.09.2016 | Sarah Carlson

The Honorable Valeri L. Love MBA'92, JD'95 and Megan I. Livermore JD'05 were honored at an awards luncheon Dec. 8.

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 residence halls to close during winter break

12.09.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

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


Dog Days returns for finals week


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

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.

Tim Johnson

AGSM professor awarded endowed professorship

12.12.2016 | University Communications

Tim Johnson will become the third Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management and Policy Analysis.

2016 Webber Scholars

Outreach program encourages girls to consider science

12.12.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

For 20 years and counting, the Webber scholarship has helped female scholars teach elementary students.

Standing Rock

Taking a stand at Standing Rock

12.12.2016 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette staff member, students spend holiday break supporting pipeline protesters in North Dakota.

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.

David Friedman

Business Law Professor Friedman's work cited in recent lawsuits

12.13.2016 | Sarah Carlson

Friedman's work, "Reconsidering Fictitious Pricing," was cited in lawsuits alleging false reference pricing at four major retailers.

Inclement Weather Advisory for December 14-15

12.14.2016 | Ross Stout

The university will open as normal on December 14

Weather Update: University Opening at 10:00am on December 15

12.14.2016 | Ross Stout

CLA exams will occur through an adjusted schedule

Poets&Quants Top 100

Willamette University MBA ranks again — Poets&Quants

12.19.2016 | Andrew Hickey

Top-tier acknowledgment reflects the hard work of the Willamette community.

American Studies Program closing ceremony 2016

Memories, friendships celebrated at ASP closing ceremony

12.19.2016 | Russell Yost MBA’05

The American Studies Program provided a warm send-off for the class of 2016.

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.

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.

Willamette Law alumnus Paul Stritmatter JD'69

Small-town whirlwind makes waves on Washington coast

12.21.2016 | Andrew Faught

The long and impactful career of Paul Stritmatter JD'69 proves you don't have to live in a large metropolis to make it big.

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?

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