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March 2017 News

Oregon Supreme Court Justice Jack Landau addresses the audience following a hearing March 3, 2017.

Oregon Supreme Court hears two cases at Willamette Law

03.06.2017 | Sarah Carlson

College of Law students learn protocol, ask questions and watch real cases argued before the court.

bicycle trip

Seven countries in one summer

03.06.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Photos, letters from 1954 Willamette student bike trip are available in university archives.

LEED team with award

Sparks Athletic Center LEEDs the way to sustainability

03.06.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Fitness center renovation earns “gold” status from U.S. Green Building Council.


From studio art major to sports entrepreneur

03.08.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

"Had I not gone to Willamette MBA, this company would not exist.”

Equity and Inclusion Task Force report 2017

President’s Task Force on Equity and Inclusion completes report

03.13.2017 | Russell Yost MBA’05

The group’s recommendations were presented to President Thorsett last week.

Blitz the Bearcat

Willamette welcomes Bearcat Days visitors

03.13.2017 | University Communications

Events for admitted students kick off Thursday and Friday.

Day of Service

Bearcats unite for Day of Service


In Salem and across the country, members of the Willamette country joined together to do good.

Willamette University Social Pow wow

Social Pow wow celebrates 15 years

03.13.2017 | Russell Yost MBA’05

Tradition and culture shared through this annual event.

Willamette Law's Jonathan Mayes JD'87 appointed chief diversity officer for Albertsons Cos.

03.15.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Mayes has worked for Safeway and Albertsons since 1994.

Distinguished Artists Series features renown flutist and pianist

03.17.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Blending classical & jazz, renowned flutist Jim Walker & pianist Bryan Pezzone headline Willamette University's Distinguished Artists Series on April 7, 2017.

Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year


The university recognized Anna Cox, Brandi Row Lazzarini, Roy Pérez, Abigail Susik, Karen Sandrik and Kawika Pierson for their teaching, scholarship and service.

Spring break reminders

03.20.2017 | University Communications

Here are a few things for students to know concerning housing, food and transportation.

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.

David Griffith

Chemistry professor secures $325K National Science Foundation grant

03.20.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

David Griffith and senior research students study estrogen in aquatic environments.

David Douglass

David Douglass to join College of Idaho as dean of faculty and VP for academic affairs


He will transition to his new role at the conclusion of the academic year.

Nani Apo JD'13 earned her JD and certificate in dispute resolution from Willamette Law and now works for the Oregon Department of Justice.

Certificate in Dispute Resolution beneficial for all law students, alumnae say

03.31.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Working as a receptionist at a veterinary hospital in Portland, Nani Apo JD’13 heard all kinds of complaints.

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