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Not unto ourselves alone are we born

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Student Life
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One of 40 Colleges That Change Lives

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11 of the 27 Oregon Professors of the Year are from Willamette

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Professor Karen Holman
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For 175 years — longer than Oregon, Washington and California have been states — Willamette has provided rigorous and personalized education to students who have gone on to shape the political, economic, social and artistic character of the Northwest and the world.

We’ve got stellar professors who challenge students to develop new approaches to age-old problems through personalized learning and research projects. Wide-ranging social experiences keep our campus buzzing, and our students are deeply committed to our motto, Non nobis solum nati sumus — Not unto ourselves alone are we born.

All of these characteristics earned us recognition as one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives.” As you explore our site, you’ll quickly find that we’re a place like no other. Come visit us to experience Willamette for yourself.

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Internship steers BA/MBA grad to auto industry

A semester at Daimler Trucking helped J. Connor Maloney BA/MBA ’18 define his career path.

J. Connor Maloney BA ’17, MBA ’18
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Traditional Malay dance, bird song animates choir performance

Willamette Chamber Choir performs at regional conference for 18th time.

Willamette Chamber Choir
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‘Wings of Fire’ makes world premiere at Willamette

Director Susan Coromel and composer Austin Green discuss the evolution and staging of the musical based on a tragic fire that shaped workers’ rights in the U.S.

Students in two lines face the audience singing in "Wings of Fire"