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Nine faculty receive tenure, promotion

President Steve Thorsett and the Board of Trustees recognize faculty members’ teaching excellence, scholarly or creative accomplishment, and university and community service.

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Up with the lark for Willamette walks

Willamette students, faculty learn about birds and identify species.

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A summer of science turns students on to research

During this Willamette program, students make breakthroughs while working side-by-side with professors.

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Outreach program encourages girls to consider science

For 20 years and counting, the Webber scholarship has helped female scholars teach elementary students.

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Coevolution and Darwin’s “abominable mystery”

Associate professor Chris Smith’s research offers clues into a long-standing evolutionary question.

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Mancl ’17 aims for win-win in athletics, agriculture

Olivia Mancl ’17 earns accolades on the track and in the classroom.

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Maya Kaup '17 stands up to her fears to champion important causes

Maya Kaup ’17 overcomes her aversion to the spotlight to champion important causes.

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Christina Johnson '14 earns National Science Foundation fellowship

With the stipend, Christina Johnson '14 is pursuing her doctorate in microbiology.

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Biologist explores the science behind owl attacks on Salem runners

Dave Craig discusses the science behind "Owlcapone's" behavior.

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Unmasking a researcher

Kaeli Swift ’09 wears a mask as she uncovers the corpse. She knows she’s being watched.

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Two Willamette professors receive grants to fund their science research

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust helps fund hands-on research experience for six Willamette students.

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Willamette professors advise students to explore their interests

Professors Courtney Stevens, Chris Smith and Joyce Millen dispense advice to students at convocation.

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Biology professor Chris Smith awarded NSF CAREER grant

Biology professor Chris Smith will study Joshua trees and yucca moths with help from a CAREER grant.

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Botanical Society of America recognizes two WU students

Erin Banks Rusby ’13 and Teresa Byrd ’13 are among 25 students receiving national honors.

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Three WU science professors receive grants to fund their research

Several students will receive paid summer jobs through funding from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

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Documentary features conservation efforts of Evan Buechley '06

Evan Buechley '06 and his work are featured in the documentary, "Scavenger Hunt: An Unlikely Union."

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