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September 2021 News

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Willamette ranks high for LGBTQ-inclusive efforts


Willamette was among 10 universities nationwide recognized for positive policies, programs and programs for LGBTQ youth.

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COVID-19 Policy and Health Reminders

09.01.2021 | Lisa Landreman, Vice President for Student Affairs

Read on for Willamette's current guidelines and policies.

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Princeton Review identifies Willamette as one of the ‘best in the West’


Willamette among 126 colleges in the western U.S. recognized for academic excellence.

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WU important student policies, resources and information

09.02.2021 | Abbas Hill, Dean of Students for Community Care and Inclusion

Welcome back! As we start the academic year, familiarize yourself with our Student Code of Conduct, Title IX policies, and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy.

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Digging into data at warp speed

09.07.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette University students Oscar Wecker ’22 and Izzy Pfander ’21 earned second place in a global data science contest, highlighting dedication to students.

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Room with a view: Landscape mural finds new home in public display

09.07.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

A 7-foot tall mural by a famed Oregon artist moves from a Salem dining room to Hallie Ford Museum of Art.

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Willamette named ‘best college’ by U.S. News and World Report


Willamette University rose one spot higher this year among a total 223 arts and science institutions.

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Visiting Assistant Professor Brings Human Rights Experience to Willamette Law

09.21.2021 | Sarah Bello

Visiting Prof. Robin Maril brings their Human Rights Campaign experience to Willamette University to teach Constitutional and Admin & Family Law,

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Willamette MBA leaps 16 places in Bloomberg Businessweek MBA ranking

09.21.2021 | Jennifer Bush

Willamette MBA leaps 16 places in Bloomberg Businessweek 2021-22 Best B-Schools MBA ranking.

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Celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

09.22.2021 | Dean of Students for Community Care and Inclusion Abbas Hill

Join the celebration of Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month from Sept. 15 - Oct. 15. Explore rich histories, contributions, and educational resources.

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CAS Office of Admission resumes in-person visits

09.23.2021 | Director of Admission Marketing and Events Caitlin Harper

The College of Arts and Sciences Office of Admission is excited to resume in-person visits and events this fall. Safety measures will be in place.

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Family of Willamette alumni eligible for new undergraduate scholarship

09.23.2021 | Office of Advancement

The Willamette Family Scholarship will be available to incoming undergraduate students who are the children, grandchildren, nieces/nephews, or siblings of any Willamette University alum.

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Wall Street Journal, Times Higher Education names WU among top colleges


Willamette University secures a strong position in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, placing 147th among nearly 800 institutions.

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Forbes places Willamette among nation's top colleges


The university was one of 600 schools listed in the ranking.

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Willamette launches 2021-2022 strategic planning process

09.28.2021 | Provost and Senior Vice President Carol Long

A series of Compass Conversations will kick off Phase I of strategic planning in October.

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Envisioning a future with more art, science and design

09.29.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette’s merger with Pacific Northwest College of Art builds on recent program expansion.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

09.30.2021 | Director of the Gender Resource and Advocacy Center Andrea Doyle Hugmeyer

Join us in supporting survivors and raising awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) at Willamette University. Be sure to wear purple!

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