• Cindy Richards stands in front of a white board teaching a room of students

    Professor Richards receives national award for teaching excellence

    The civic communication and media professor was lauded for using civic engagement and experiential projects to help students learn.

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  • Hallie Ford Museum of Art  exterior photo by Ron Cooper

    Hallie Ford Museum of Art turns 20

    Museum celebrates more than 220 exhibitions and being among the best in the Pacific Northwest with a series of special anniversary events Oct. 2–7.

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    Become a Bearcat

    Start your journey by contacting our admission offices in the College of Liberal Arts, College of Law and Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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Willamette by the Numbers

What makes Willamette special? Here are some of the many reasons.

Oregon Professors of the Year since 1990
Hours of service completed annually
Student Organizations
MBA program ranking in Oregon

Not unto ourselves alone are we born

Our motto inspires students, faculty and alumni to lead lives of achievement and meaning.

Everyone running in Red Light/Green Light

On campus

Take your pick from over 100 student organizations, collaborate with professors on real-world research and explore your next steps with our graduate programs.
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In the world

You can study abroad, intern at the State Capitol or go on to careers that could change or even save lives. Plus, you become part of a global network of Bearcats.
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