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April 2017 News

Willamette introduces Office of Grants and Strategic Initiatives (OGSI)

04.03.2017 | Carol Long

Redefined office creates greater collaboration related to grants, foundation relations and strategic initiatives.

Blitz welcomes a student

Second round of Bearcat Days this week

04.03.2017

The program follows last month’s successful admitted-student event.

James Walker

More than music: The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series

04.03.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Series connects students at Willamette and beyond to exceptional learning experience.

Jim Andersen and Dean Wentworth accepting the Green Award

Grounds crew wins Green Award

04.07.2017 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli

Willamette University grounds team honored with award for Large Sustainable Business of the Year.

Manfull and Weiss with trophy

Willamette team’s success leaves nothing to debate

04.09.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

The Debate Union heads to national tournament this week.

James Sullivan, a second-year law student, discusses the mock trial with Salem-area high school students who attended the Discover Law spring break program at Willamette Law.

Street Law holds mock trial program for local high school students

04.10.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Salem-Keizer high school students learned about the legal process and argued a mock case before an Oregon Court of Appeals judge.

Willamette sets 2017–18 tuition and fees

04.10.2017

CLA tuition increase is a historic low for the university.

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Final round of Bearcat Days this week

04.10.2017

Help Admissions welcome admitted students to campus Thursday and Friday.

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Willamette MBA earns Tier 1 mark from CEO Magazine

04.11.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

For the second straight year, Atkinson Graduate School of Management earns top-tier acknowledgement.

Salem attorney Jennifer Brown JD'08 (far right) stands with her Willamette Law student mentees (l to r): 2L Brittany Sumner, 1L Will Riddell, and 3L Shelby Thomas.

Willamette Law chooses Attorney Mentor of the Year

04.14.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Willamette Law named Salem attorney Jennifer Brown its Mentor of the Year at a reception April 5.

Ami Boucher and Salina Judd

Ami Boucher and Salina Judd received Kinitzer award

04.17.2017 | Luke Ettinger

Exercise Science majors Ami Boucher and Salina Judd were both recognized and awarded (The Kinitzer) by the department for their contributions to advancing the ideals of the department.

Ami Boucher

Ami Boucher invited to join the Phi Beta Kappa Society & the Delta Chapter

04.17.2017 | Luke Ettinger

This recognition is considered one of the highest prestigious honors of undergraduate achievements.

National Biomechanics Day

National Biomechanics Day

04.17.2017 | Luke Ettinger

Exercise Science undergraduates hosted several students from the Oregon School for the Deaf as they participated in National Biomechanics Day (4/6).

student survey results

WITS improves residence hall Wi-Fi

04.17.2017 | University Communications

Student surveys show increased satisfaction with internet service after upgrades.

academic awards

More than 100 undergraduate students honored

04.17.2017

College of Liberal Arts students received more than 100 academic honors and awards.

Liz Gill

Crafting her own approach

04.17.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

At Willamette, senior Liz Gill found activities that fit who she is and helped define the leader she wants to be.

Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Willamette announces 2017 Commencement speakers, honorary degree recipients

04.18.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Leonard Pitts Jr. to deliver CLA address.

The DiEllos

Developing “curious minds”

04.24.2017 | Tina Owen

Estate gifts of $6.8 million will support generations of Willamette students.

Mapes

From the Marines to an MBA

04.24.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Herschel Mapes ’16, MBA ’17 finds a refreshing challenge after choosing a nontraditional path.

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The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Grace Pochis ’17 examines the influences that shaped how the history of the university and Jason Lee has been told.

The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Part two: The man before the myth

The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Part three: A story of epic proportions

The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Part four: A hidden agenda

The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Part five: Distorting the past

The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Part six: The march of progress

The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

04.28.2017 | Grace Pochis ’17

Part seven: Tales of supremacy

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“An orchestra at your fingertips”

04.28.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Zach Duell ’18, the university’s sole organ student this semester, explains why the Bishop Family Organ is so grand.

Lauren Sharkey

Putting her heart and soul into law

05.01.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Lauren Sharkey ’15, JD’17, the second graduate of Willamette College of Law’s 3+3 program, hopes to use the law to improve people’s lives.

books on shelf

Book drive eases burden for first-generation students

05.01.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Donate your textbooks at drop-off bins around campus.

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