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May 2017 News

Willamette Singers

Willamette Singers win Best Undergraduate Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble

04.28.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Willamette Singers, a vocal jazz group, receives its third DownBeat award in four years for their CD "Green Garden," showcasing their exceptional talent.

Green Fund awards sustainability grants

05.01.2017 | Joe Abraham

From bike racks outside Montag to a local symposium about refugees, the Green Fund program is sponsoring diverse projects that advance sustainability and equity

Second-year Jackie Sandmeyer is a part-time Willamette Law student who received the Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship from OGALLA.

Rising 2L Jackie Sandmeyer awarded Shepherd Legal Scholarship

05.08.2017 | Sarah Carlson

Jackie Sandmeyer works full-time and goes to law school, dedicating most days to the LGBTQ community and constantly striving to find ways to give back.


SARAs celebrate a decade of service

05.08.2017 | Adam Torgerson

Sexual Assault Response Allies provide victims of sexual assault the option of speaking confidentially and anonymously to a fellow student.

Alika Masei ’17

A passion for social justice

05.08.2017 | Jennifer Johnson

Discover how Alika Masei, a sociology and women’s and gender studies double major, fosters social justice and community engagement at Willamette University.

Blitz welcomes a student

Welcome Willamette’s summer visitors


Conferences, camps and other activities will bring groups of all ages to campus. Here are events beginning in May and June.

Willamette University Commencement

A historic commencement

05.14.2017 | Tina Owen

Willamette’s three colleges celebrate their students’ achievements.

From intern to advisor: Kara Merrill’s path from CLA to MBA to launching her career

05.15.2017 | Lindsay Lennon

From CLA to MBA intern to financial advisor

Linking the Offices of Student and Academic Affairs

05.22.2017 | Carol Long

The changes are part of an ongoing effort to create stronger connections between Willamette’s curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Student Center for Equity and Empowerment and Multicultural Affairs relocating this summer

05.22.2017 | Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Student Center for Equity and Empowerment and Office of Multicultural Affairs move to a larger, more accessible space closer to Goudy Commons.

Willamette Academy Class of 2017

Willamette Academy celebrates graduation


Families, friends and teachers gathered to honor graduates.

Free admission to active military personnel and their families

05.23.2017 | Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Free admission to active military personnel and their families throughout the summer.

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