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November 2018 News

Two Willamette Law students land D.C. externships

Two Willamette Law students land D.C. externships

11.01.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Emily Lohman JD'19 and Taylor VanScoy JD'18 landed these externships — an experience that cannot be replicated in a classroom.

Michelle Hicks ’20, co-coordinator of the Clothing Share, checks the inventory.

SOAR Center supports basic student needs

11.07.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Free food, books and clothing are offered through a new student-led initiative.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski greets two students with a handshake.

Willamette Law hosts ‘A Conversation with Senator Murkowski’

11.07.2018 | Logan English

Sen. Lisa Murkowski JD’85 returns to her alma mater for an interactive evening with Willamette students.

Oregon State Capitol

2018 Election results for Willamette Law graduates and students

11.08.2018 | Logan English

In the 2018 elections, several graduates — as well as a current student — of Willamette University’s College of Law ran for elected positions.

Dr. Row Lazzarini joins other NCAA DIII Faculty Athletic Representatives (FAR)

Dr. Row Lazzarini takes on the role as NCAA DIII Faculty Athletic Representative at WU.

11.09.2018 | Exercise and Health Science Department

Dr. Row Lazzarini joins other NCAA DIII Faculty Athletic Representatives (FAR) in Baltimore for a weekend of learning how FAR can have an impact on campus.

William Swindells, 1930–2018

In memoriam: William Swindells, 1930–2018


Willamette life trustee and supporter helped shape and support the university for nearly 50 years.

Early Action and Early Decision deadlines extended for California families

11.12.2018 | University Communications

Applicants affected by wildfires may submit apps until Dec. 1.

Assistant Professor of Biology Rosa León-Zayas, Karen Espinoza ’19, Moncerrad Barajas Gomez ’21, Arianna Cannady ’19, Kat Vazquez ’21, Dayton Towata ’19  and Jash Sekai ’19.

Students find ‘all races, all research fields’ represented at science conference

11.13.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette students present summer research at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science conference.

Two students stand before a classroom making a presentation

Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. B-School by Businessweek

11.13.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

Staffing update


Leadership changes are underway for the football program.

Neil Bergquist standing in front of all attendees

Willamette MBA alumni pave the way for the future of blockchain technology

11.16.2018 | Tynan Gable MBA'19 and Bryan Martz MBA'19

Willamette students and alumni from all three schools came together to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency from our own distinguished alumni Neil Bergquist '09, MBA '10 and Nathan Love '05, MBA '06.

Ryan Collier and Stephanie Palmblad pose for a photo

Willamette Law alumni honored with OSB awards

11.20.2018 | Logan English

The Oregon State Bar (OSB) recognized three Willamette Law alumni at its annual awards luncheon on Nov. 7.

Sit…Stay…Now Roll Over

11.20.2018 | Cathy McCann Gaskin

Making a Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA – a Tax-Savvy Way to Support Willamette University

Title IX update

11.26.2018 | Jade Aguilar

Willamette is committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and will update the community when the U.S. Department of Education’s Title IX revisions are released.

Prof Ringold attends premier tech event

11.27.2018 | Tynan Gable

Prof Ringold engages with leaders in business and technology and immerses in today's executive thinking.

Willamette MBA Ranked Best U.S. B-School by Poets & Quants and Businessweek

11.27.2018 | Jennifer H. Bush

Poets & Quants and Bloomberg Businessweek names Atkinson Graduate School of Management one of the nation’s best business schools.

Kelli O'Brien ’22

Tutoring program educates and improves the lives of school children

11.27.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette undergrads make connections with local students through Tiger Club.

Headshot of Teresa Miller JD'02

Willamette Law alumna Teresa Miller JD'02 leads Pennsylvania DHS

11.28.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

As Pennsylvania's new Secretary of the Department of Human Services, Teresa Miller JD'02 says her learning curve has been steep but rewarding.

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