April 2020 News

Associate Professor of English Mike Chasar

Associate Professor Mike Chasar publishes new book

Communication by new media consumes much of our lives these days, yet one of the world’s oldest art forms continues to prove its relevance.


Willamette computers lend power to COVID-19 fight

Willamette University faculty joined the fight against COVID-19 — and so have campus computers.

Dave Griffin stands in front of a classroom lecturing

Dave Griffith wins Renjen Prize for Faculty Excellence

Prize will support the associate professor of chemistry's scholarly projects.


Student Scholarship Recognition Day continues tradition online

The innovative spirit of Willamette University students shone a bit more than usual last week.


Watanabe family's $1 million gift is a game changer for Willamette MBA students

The gift from the estate of Sachiko and Taul Watanabe '41 provides funds for additional scholarships at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.


Willamette MBA Community Grant Program Announces 2019-2020 Grant Recipients

Established in 2016 as a partnership between United Way, Mountain West Investment Corporation and Willamette University MBA, the Willamette MBA Community Grant Program has benefited 32 organizations through $550,000 in grants in its first four years.

Lisa Oakley ’04

‘Disease detective’ alumna works at the front lines of COVID-19

Research by Lisa Oakley ’04 and her team prompted social distance, face-covering measures.


Lisa Landreman to join Willamette as vice president for student affairs

The newest addition to the president’s leadership team is passionate about inclusion, equity, mentorship and transformative learning.

view of cherry blossom trees and empty sidewalk along the Quad

A month like no other

During this unprecedented time, some Willamette University departments share how the pandemic dramatically transformed their service to students, especially those who remain on campus.


Students join city of Salem to work on historic project

A question related to Salem’s biggest historical figure united Willamette students with the city to find the answer.


COVID-19: Perspectives and Insights

Willamette University professors respond to the pandemic by answering questions in their fields of expertise.

Professor Kirk pours solution into a beaker

Willamette chemists help distillery boost sanitizer production

Chemistry department helps Divine Distillers increase hand sanitizer production by donating and prepping materials. The Print Center and graphic designers provided labels.


Willamette Law accepting GRE for applicants

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and LSAT cancellations, Willamette College of Law will accept Graduate Record Exam scores for 2020 applicants.


Back to Top