January 2019 News

Willamette honors Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Legacy of civil rights activist continues through volunteer work, workshops.

graduate gets hooded

MBA for Professionals program celebrates commencement

University recognized the accomplishments of 53 graduates of the Salem and Portland cohorts in a ceremony on Saturday.


Willamette to survey community on diversity, equity

Survey link will be emailed in February to students, staff, administrators and faculty.


Willamette Law adjunct professor appointed to Oregon Supreme Court

Gov. Kate Brown recently named Justice Chris Garrett to the court.

Bruce Williams

Legendary Oregon attorney, Willamette alumnus dies

Bruce Williams BA’40, JD’48 was an enormous influence to generations of Oregon lawyers.


Playwright champions common ground in controversial topics

E.M. (Ellen) Lewis ’94 sparks conversation surrounding topics such as climate change and the divide on American gun ownership through theatre.

“When I travel somewhere, I love going to the local store, not the big box — that’s where you see who lives there, what they’re eating, what they’re talking about.” —Dani Cone '98

A not-so-general store — the GOOD food and drink guide

Dani Cone ’98 seeks to foster close-knit community in fast-paced Seattle with Cone & Steiner general stores.


Be the change — the GOOD food and drink guide

Owen Carver ’03 advocates for sustainable practices and social equity in the coffee industry.


Resilience baked in — the GOOD food and drink guide

Carina Comer MBA’15 promotes resiliency by employing people with disabilities at her business, Carina’s Bakery.


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