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May 2018 News

Phi Beta Kappa Society Beneficiaries

Phi Beta Kappa Society beneficiaries

05.02.2018 | Exercise Science

Four Exercise and Health Science seniors invited to join Phi Beta Kappa Society and Delta Chapter of Oregon.

Title IX team wins state grant to improve victim services

05.04.2018 | Jade Aguilar

Willamette’s Title IX Team received a "Campus Victim Services Outreach and Advocacy Project" grant.

Students on Take a Break in Fresno stand in front of a building they painted.

Take A Break combines volunteering, leadership and learning

05.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Student-led groups travel to Seattle, Boise, San Francisco and Fresno for spring break.

Professor Seth Cotlar lands national lectureship

05.07.2018

Cotlar among 26 professors who will give lectures throughout the nation

Andy Blevins

Willamette students receive scholarship for supporting LGBT rights

05.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Andy Blevins JD ’19 MBA ’19, Carrie Elmore JD’19 follow several WU awardees of scholarship

Sierra Wilson ’18

First-generation student aims for healthcare career

05.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Sierra Wilson ’18 heads to the National Institutes of Health this fall.

Atkinson Professor Elliot Maltz earns Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant

05.08.2018 | Andrew Hickey

Maltz awarded Fulbright scholar grant

Willamette University expands access for students with high school college credit

05.10.2018

Credits earned from concurrent courses may transfer under the new guidelines.

Law graduate gets embraced by woman with a rose

Willamette celebrates the Class of 2018

05.14.2018

Diplomas in hand, graduates move on to the next stages of their lives.

2018 AGSM Honors & Awards Ceremony

05.14.2018 | Andrew Hickey

Atkinson Graduate School of Management honored the achievements of students, faculty and staff at a ceremony May 10.

Phoebe Keever with temples in Myanmar

Spanish major travels half the world

05.15.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Phoebe Keever ’07 broadens her perspective and helps others during service trips.

Gabriel Tallent ’10

A first-time novelist earns critical acclaim

05.15.2018 | Joe Donovan

Gabriel Tallent ’10 takes literary world by storm with debut novel “My Absolute Darling.”

Matt Steindorf throws a pitch in the regional championship

Willamette baseball impresses as runner-up in NCAA West Regional

05.21.2018

Bearcats enjoy record-setting season and finish just short of advancing to national championship.

Rosie Roberson '99 and her son play one of her games in a game cafe.

On top of her game

05.23.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Rosie Roberson ’99 has created nearly 100 games and was nominated for a Toy and Game Inventor Excellence Award.

Professor Karen Arabas stands before a classroom with a whiteboard with Overview Colorado River written on it.

In class — “ENVR 327W: Water Resources”

05.23.2018 | Tina Owen

Karen Arabas’ class examines the water resources of the western United States.

Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 stands in his lab

Not Unto Ourselves Alone with Travis Stiles ’05

05.24.2018

Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 explains how three professors and a fraternity brother inspired his potentially life-saving research.

Debra Ringold, dean of Atkinson Graduate School of Management, walks with her horse Larry

Tools of my trade — dressage

05.24.2018 | Tina Owen

How does the dean of a management school relax in her spare time? By entering with a trusted partner into a new venture that demands intense concentration, the willingness to learn — and occasional broken ribs.

drawing of Scrabble-like letter tiles scattered on a game board with some tiles spelling “Questions of Truth”

Questions of Truth

05.29.2018 | Tina Owen

Willamette faculty and staff discuss how the university prepares students to separate fact from fiction in an information-saturated world.

Chief Communications Officer Russ Yost accepts the Silver Anvil Award

Willamette’s eclipse event wins national award

06.15.2018 | Russell Yost MBA'05

The Silver Anvil awards recognize the best strategies and tactics in communications and marketing.

reusable cup with Willamette written on the side being filled at drinking fountain with water

Salem lifts drinking water advisory

07.20.2018

The city’s drinking water is safe. The university is prepared for the future.

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