August 2019 News

The most important things I learned my first year of college

When I stepped onto campus four years ago, I had no idea how much college would change my life.

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How to write the best college essay

Writing the college essay is the most stressful — and arguably, the most important — part of the application process. 

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Students on the beach leap for a Frisbee

Opening Days and Jump Start gallery

The Willamette community welcomes nearly 400 College of Liberal Arts students at the student-led orientation programs, Opening Days and Jump Start.

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Alison Ecker JD’20

U.S.-Mexico border work was ‘most meaningful yet difficult’ experience in law school

Alison Ecker JD’20, who is pursuing a career in immigration law, joined Professor of Law Warren Binford at the border to help protect children’s rights. She shares her story.

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Assistant dean of law placement given highest award from Oregon State Bar

Phylis Myles will be honored with the Award of Merit at a ceremony in November.

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Alex Compton ’06

Collaborative research catalyzes career

Undergraduate research experiences catalyzed the career of Alex Compton ’06, virologist and lead investigator at the National Cancer Institute.

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Jamal Raad ’08 and Gov. Jay Inslee JD’76 in Las Vegas

From Willamette to Washington

Jamal Raad ’08 takes on climate change as campaign communications director for presidential candidate and fellow Bearcat Gov. Jay Inslee JD’76.

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Warren Binford

Living Willamette’s motto, law professor protects children’s rights

Warren Binford continues to shine light on children’s treatment at U.S. border facilities.

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