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April 2018 News

Carson and Colloquium grants, Presidential Scholars announced

04.30.2018

The grants fund students’ research across a spectrum of disciplines.

Student stands smiling in Cat Cavern after receiving an award

More than 140 undergraduates honored

04.30.2018

The Willamette University College of Liberal Arts honored students’ academic achievements April 23 in Cat Cavern.

Varsity triathlon competition begins fall 2021

04.30.2018

The women's team will compete in fall 2021.

During construction on Sparks Field, more than half of Sparks parking lot will be closed. Parking will only be available in the rows of spots nearest Bellevue St. Access the parking lot via Winter St. The entry from Bellevue St. will be closed for construction.

Sparks Field construction update

04.30.2018

Preparation begins this week, parking and traffic flows to change over the summer.

A student wearing rubber gloves sorts trash on a tarp in Jackson Plaza.

Waste audit offers valuable lessons in sustainability

04.30.2018 | Tina Owen

A student-organized event showed how the campus community could improve its recycling efforts.

student smiles after receiving an award

Honors and Awards in Bearcat Excellence announced

04.27.2018

More than 30 awards were given to students who have made positive contributions to the Willamette community.

José Fausto ’18

Jump-starting a career with Willamette networks

04.27.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Alumni office connects José Fausto ’18 to job prospects

Exercise and Health Science Majors

Exercise and Health Science Awardees

04.27.2018 | Exercise Science

Please help us in congratulating these three, as well as other graduating seniors!

Willamette students dance with fans in the luau

Hawai’i Club presents 29th Lū’au

04.23.2018

The event shared Polynesian music, food and traditions with the Willamette community.

Willamette announces commencement speakers, honorary degree recipients

04.23.2018 | Adam Torgerson

Former governor, community leaders to speak at graduation ceremony

a student presents a poster at SSRD

Willamette celebrates Student Scholarship Recognition Day

04.23.2018

The 18th annual event highlighted student achievements across disciplines.

J. Connor Maloney BA ’17, MBA ’18

Internship steers BA/MBA grad to auto industry

04.23.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

A semester at Daimler Trucking helped J. Connor Maloney BA/MBA ’18 define his career path.

Willamette Chamber Choir

Traditional Malay dance, bird song animates choir performance

04.18.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette Chamber Choir performed at regional conference for 18th time.

A violinist sings at Wulapalooza

Wulapalooza rocks Brown Field

04.16.2018 | Frank Miller

Students celebrated the 20th annual Wulapalooza — Willamette University’s annual earth, art and music festival — on April 14.

Students in two lines face the audience singing in "Wings of Fire"

‘Wings of Fire’ makes world premiere at Willamette

04.16.2018 | Department of Theatre

Director Susan Coromel and composer Austin Green discuss the evolution and staging of the musical based on a tragic fire that shaped workers’ rights in the U.S.

Professor of Law Laura Appleman sits at a table with three students having a discussion

Law Professor Laura Appleman appointed to named professorship

04.16.2018 | Russell Yost MBA’05

She will become the Van Winkle Melton Professor of Law.

Willamette Law Dean Curtis Bridgeman hands Salem attorney Nani Apo JD’13 the 2018 Mentor of the Year award.

Mentor of the Year provides a “home away from home” to students

04.13.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette Law selects Nani Apo JD’13, honors three others for Hon. Mary Mertens James award.

Willamette Academy student provides a tour of the new academy facilities at the open house

Willamette Academy celebrates its new home

04.09.2018 | Tina Owen

Staff and students welcomed visitors at an open house.

Professor Tim Johnson teaching a class

Willamette MBA Preview Day 2018

04.05.2018 | Andrew Hickey

On April 14, prospective students will meet current students, alumni and faculty while experiencing Willamette MBA.

Digital rendering of new meeting rooms in McCulloch Stadium, chairs around tables and whiteboard

Athletics facilities renovated and improved

04.04.2018

A number of Willamette University’s athletic facilities are undergoing renovation and construction projects.

Troy Conway

Troy Conway '18 Receives Teppola prize for creative writing

04.04.2018 | Exercise Science

Troy Conway ‘18 was awarded the Teppola prize for his poem entitled Babysitter Wanted.

2018–19 Tuition for the College of Liberal Arts

04.02.2018

Tuition increase is projected to place Willamette in the middle of its Northwest 5 peer institutions and in line with similar private colleges and universities nationally.

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