April 2019 News

anna ayala in the lab

Promoting a healthy future

Aspiring physician Anna Ayala ’19 wants to make an impact at the individual and policy levels.

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Students in straw hats dancing

Hawai’i Club presents 30th Lū’au

Student-run evening of entertainment celebrated the rich history of Polynesian music.

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students just jumped into the mill stream

2019 Brownwater Recap

One of the key differences between at Atkinson and other business schools, evident not just this weekend but the entire year, is how involved our faculty and staff are in student life.

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Undergraduates share their research achievements

Student Scholarship Recognition Day highlights Willamette students’ intellectual, creative and academic pursuits.

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2019 Atkinson Consulting Association Capstone

Krista Baldwin MBA’20 talks about her group’s consulting capstone, in which they worked with a real client on how to make an equestrian center profitable.

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Willamette MBA’s Andrew Kach honored

Assistant professor of operations and supply chain management receives the Renjen Prize for Faculty Excellence.

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Willamette MBA Alumni Spotlight: Kyle Roadman

In 2017, Kyle Roadman MBA'06 received the Robert E. Roundtree Rising Star Award granted by the American Public Power Association.

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#ZigZagHR New Book from Prof Lisbeth Claus

In this new and exciting book from Professor Lisbeth Claus and Lesley Arens, HR professionals will learn the concept of #ZigZagHR and how it can position them, their careers and their companies for success during this fourth industrial revolution.

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A Glimpse into Shanghai

Jackson Boyd MBA’20 reflects on the second half of his trip in China.

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Paige Morrisey ’19

Willamette politics major lands Stanford data fellowship

Paige Morrisey ’19 will interview families, collect data for groundbreaking study.

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Museum welcomes Spanish speakers to new ceramics exhibit

Hallie Ford Museum of Art’s George Rodriguez exhibition will examine culture, politics and identity.

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adrian uphoff

Plugging into the power of proximity

Adrian Uphoff ’19 is pushing legislation at the Capitol and opening doors for future interns.

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law students converse at a table in the law library

Willamette Law number one in Oregon for graduate employment

Since 2012, the College of Law has posted the top employment numbers in Oregon six out of seven years.

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Students obtain Six Sigma Green Belt certification

Students obtain Six Sigma Green Belt certification

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Curtis Bridgeman

Bridgeman to step down as law dean

After the 2019–20 academic year, Curtis Bridgeman will return to teaching at Willamette Law.

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Cooper Battle in lab

A Growing Threat

Students in Willamette’s ‘Battle Lab’ target cancer cells.

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On the train to Shanghai

Jackson Boyd MBA’20 reflects on the first half of his trip in China while on the train to Shanghai.

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Willamette MBA attracts Peace Corps Volunteers

Willamette University produces Peace Corps Volunteers; Willamette MBA attracts Peace Corps Volunteers.

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MBA Community Grant Program announces recipients

Willamette MBA students award more than $150,000 granted to nine local nonprofits.

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Reconstructing identity and the importance of compassion

“Boy Erased” author speaks about writing, cinema and surviving conversion therapy.

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sarah pope in lab coat

Chasing down a childhood dream

The pre-vet studies of Sarah Pope ’13 took her from Willamette to a biodiversity hotspot in South Africa.

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Amarit Ubhi

Meet ASWU’s incoming executive officers

New president, vice president and treasurer will be sworn in during the last ASWU Senate meeting of the semester May 2.

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Willamette Law names 2019 Mentor of the Year

Rebecca Kueny JD’13, other mentors provide encouragement and support to students.

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Monya Maleki ('19)

Monya Maleki ('19) presented the research she performed with Payton Rund and KayLyn Stirton ('19)

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Shay Hannigan-Luther ('19)

Presented the research he performed with Professor Row in Inter-rater reliability in three rapid stepping tests.  Their abstract was accepted to be published on the ACSM website

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ACSM NW 2019 Knowledge Bowl

Willamette had one of our best showings ever at the ACSM NW 2019 Knowledge Bowl. Our two teams competed against students from throughout the northwest region and Alaska.

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Paimon Jaberi

Finding strength in numbers

BA/MBA graduate uses data to tackle the business side of the Seahawks.

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Professors Cotlar and Ellis edit new presidential history book

‘Historian in Chief’ examines how 11 presidents shaped history through storytelling, education and action.

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Lynn Nakamoto, College of Law Commencement speaker 2018

Commencement speakers, honorary degrees announced

Leaders in physics, business and law will address graduates from the class of 2019.

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