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January 2017 News

The Scale of Justice rests in a courtroom.

Willamette Law alumnus Trevor Stephens ’81, JD’85 reappointed to Superior Court in Ketchikan, Alaska

01.04.2017 | Sarah Carlson

The appointment was made in late December of 2016 by Alaska Chief Justice Craig Stowers and will be for a one-year term, eligible for reappointment.

Richard Epstein

Constitutional interpretation discussed by legal scholar Richard Epstein in Willamette Law lecture

01.13.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Epstein will discuss how the Supreme Court deciphers the Constitution in his lecture "Our Implied Constitution."

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.

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

AGSM leadership lecture series

AGSM faculty offer leadership advice to undergrads

01.19.2017 | Andrew Hickey

A series of interactive events helps students get ahead in their career preparation.

Willamette Law was named to preLaw Magazine's Most Diverse Law Schools list in 2017.

Willamette Law named to pre-Law Magazine’s Most Diverse law school list

01.20.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Willamette was one of 60 schools on the list and the only Oregon school recognized.

Willamette University MBA for Professionals commencement

MBA for Professionals program celebrates commencement

01.23.2017 | Russell Yost MBA’05

Willamette's MBA for Professionals program celebrated commencement with 49 graduates. Learn about the honors received and the speeches given at the ceremony.

Law Prof. Jeff Dobbins was on OPB Wednesday to discuss President Trump's SCOTUS nominee.

Law Prof. Dobbins on OPB to talk President Trump's SCOTUS nominee

01.27.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Dobbins and Lisa McElroy, associate professor at Drexel University School of Law, spoke about the four people whose names have been floated around as Trump’s short list: William Pryor, 54, Diane Sykes, 59, Neil Gorsuch, 49, and Thomas Hardiman, 51.

Willamette University 175th anniversary

Willamette Day celebration events


Here are the events that kick off a yearlong celebration of Willamette’s past, present and future. Join in the festivities that begin Wednesday.

ASP arrival photo

ASP class of 2017 arrives on campus next week


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

Gonzales speaks at Willamette

With actions and words, Willamette celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01.30.2017 | Tina Owen

Students unite for community service, embodying MLK's message. Events focus on diversity dialogue. Keynote by Roberto Gonzales, Ta-Nehisi Coates to conclude.

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

01.31.2017 | President Steve Thorsett

The Willamette University community responds to travel ban with solidarity and support for affected individuals. Upholding values of inclusion and equity.

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