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October 2021 News

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National Endowment for the Humanities awards Willamette $450K grant

10.04.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

The university was one of four institutions in Oregon to receive the grant and among a select number nationwide.

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Attorney Mentor Program turns 30

10.13.2021 | Sarah Bello

Willamette Law celebrates three decades of making connections in the legal community.

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Earn $4,000 by applying to Willamette early

10.14.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Willamette is offering a $1K scholarship renewable up to four years to students who submit their Common App by Nov. 15.

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Should I still submit the ACT or SAT if a college is test-optional?

10.15.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

For more than half a century, an ACT or SAT score was an absolute necessity — colleges not only required it, the score could make or break a student’s admissibility.

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Data science students advance to final stage of major analytics competition

10.15.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Students are applying what they’ve learned in class for a shot at thousands of dollars in prize money.

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Wolff puts JD/MBA to use at Sarcos Robotics

10.15.2021 | Sarah Bello

Julie Wolff JD/MBA’95 has been the chief legal officer for Sarcos Robotics since 2015 and credits Willamette for helping her adopt a holistic approach to problem-solving.

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Nafziger remains an international law force

10.15.2021 | Sarah Bello

Jim Nafziger’s work reflects the importance of international and comparative law to a student’s legal education.

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Late Professor Gwynne Skinner’s book published

10.15.2021 | Sarah Bello

Professor Gwynne Skinner passed away in 2017, but left behind a final academic contribution.

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Willamette Law launches new 4+3 Direct Admission Programs

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Willamette Law is offering new 4+3 Direct Admission Programs benefiting students from the University of Alaska Southeast, the University of Alaska Anchorage, Portland State University and Willamette University.

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Prosecuting homicide during the pandemic

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Alum Lou Giaquinto, attorney for Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, was working on a murder trial with another prosecutor when the pandemic caused the world to pause.

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Bar Presidents in a Pandemic

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Hear from two Willamette Law alumni, Liani Reeves ‘98, JD’01 and P. Gregory Frey JD’86 who served as their state’s bar president during a year unlike any other.

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New Chair takes the reins of Leadership Cabinet

10.18.2021 | Sarah Bello

Nancy Schierhorn JD’86 set to lead the Cabinet after Mark Hoyt’s JD’92 distinguished leadership.

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COVID Vaccine Mandates — Lawful or Not?

10.19.2021 | Cindy Cromwell

Willamette Law’s Center for Constitutional Government brings together legal experts to discuss the constitutionality of COVID vaccine mandates.

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New Willamette scholarship honors family tradition

10.19.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

Extended family members of university alumni are eligible if they enroll in the fall of 2022.

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