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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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Happy families

Student-run Family Weekend earns kudos for its organization and events.

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Willamette lauded in latest ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges’

Student-run Family Weekend earns kudos for its organization and events.

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Willamette’s annual Lū’au connected culture, community

The student-run production showcased history and tradition through music, dance, stories, song and food.

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New residential options help students live and learn

First-year students will be able to choose a new residential option that taps into and supports their interests in sustainability, health and wellness, and global living.

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Willamette's Academic Council unanimously endorses test-optional admissions

The change reflects a nationwide trend to a more holistic review of applicants, especially from underrepresented groups.

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Alumna, professor help Anya Rogala ’16 find her way

Through the help of her mentor, Anya Rogala ’16 transforms two internships into a chosen career.

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The Myriad Lives of a Maker

The more you talk with Will Nickerson ’16, the more you wonder, “What doesn’t he do?”

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Navigating the Corporate World

Campus leadership positions prepared Zhang for work at several major companies.

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Sigma Chi honors Jim Booth '64 with award

The award is the highest honor Sigma Chi can bestow upon its members.

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Willamette greets new graduate students

Nearly 200 first-year students enrolled at Atkinson, College of Law

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Willamette celebrates Class of 2019 during annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 21

Psychology professor and author Dacher Keltner offers students advice on achieving happiness.

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Opening Days showcases Willamette's community to new students

From swimming to volleyball, the Class of 2019 explored Willamette’s offerings.

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More Willamette students are going Greek

Thirty-four percent of students took part in Greek life as of last spring.

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Career Services earns national recognition for its student programs

Willamette earns three top awards, two finalist recognitions in five years

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Princeton Review names Willamette a top college

The university earns high rankings for sustainability, impact and value.

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Green Initiative Fund awards sustainability grants to students, staff

The awards will improve facilities, reduce waste and promote sustainability.

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Willamette earns national recognition for community service efforts

The university is named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Willamette’s institutional advertisement lands at PDX

The airport ad is a ‘first’ in a set of collaborative marketing efforts.

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Willamette Singers achieve global recognition through DownBeat award

The jazz group gains global recognition for second straight year.

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Willamette community explores its capitol connections at April 2 event

At the Oregon State Capitol, students and staff networked with alumni working in government.

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Greenfield merged financial, social values at Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

Atkinson Lecture featured Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.

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Theatre touted as nation's best by OnStage

The OnStage blog calls Willamette's Theatre program "absolutely incredible."

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Willamette ranked No. 10 for number of alumni serving in Peace Corps

With 11 alumni serving overseas, Willamette snags the No. 10 spot among small schools.

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Two students earn fellowships to study public policy this summer

Juniors Grecia Garcia and Julian Juarez will learn about public policy and international affairs this summer.

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Students find their voices through community radio

What’s it like to host a radio show? Chemistry professor Karen McFarlane Holman’s “Community Radio” students try it firsthand — and learn about themselves along the way.

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Amadou Fofana wins Mellon Fellowship at Duke University

Amadou Fofana has been awarded a Humanities Writ Large fellowship at Duke University.

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Remember poetry

In "Poetry," Chasar considers the vanishing memorized poem.

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Former Oregon Governor believes the fight for equality must continue

Former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts shares her personal story as part of a MLK celebration.

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Kiplinger's lists Willamette as one of the best value colleges in the nation

Outstanding quality and affordability were evaluated in the national report.

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Dylan Jones '15 honored as finalist for Gagliardi Trophy on Wednesday

Dylan Jones '15 was recognized as one of four finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy.

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Willamette's Global Community

The American Studies Program represents a world of experience.

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Chemistry professor earns undergraduate research grant

Chuck Williamson and a team of students will study the fundamental processes of mixing two liquids.

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Alumni advise students on how to transition to the professional world

About 100 undergrads gained insight about the professional world at a networking event.

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'Oh Myyy' — George Takei sheds light on social justice issues

Actor, social justice activist shares stories of personal struggle during Atkinson Lecture.

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Author shares advice for how to create a sustainable campus

Mitchell Thomashow promotes personal, community and planetary well being at Oct. 21 lecture.

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Willamette Singers earned rare opportunity to perform with Ben Folds

Willamette's vocal jazz group performed with Folds and the Oregon Symphony in Portland Sept. 20.

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Alumni Weekend sparks analysis of Willamette University's motto

"Not unto ourselves alone are we born" is a life principle for many alumni.

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‘Oh Myyy’ — George Takei is coming to Willamette University Nov. 11

Takei, an actor and social justice activist, is the Atkinson Lecture Series speaker on Nov. 11.

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Oxford audience will guide Peel's writing of "NERON KAISAR"

The first scene of Peel's opera is being performed in Oxford, England on Sept. 18.

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Two college guides rank Willamette as among best in the country

Forbes and Princeton Review gave Willamette top marks for quality, return on investment.

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U.S. News ranks Willamette among 2015's “Best Colleges”

Graduation rate and academic reputation are heavily weighted factors for the annual ranking.

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Alumnus runs across America to learn about community problems

Adam Meyer '09 seeks to engage with people whose lives he hopes to improve.

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Loos earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The 10th Bearcat winner since '05, he'll study chemical engineering at Columbia University.

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Theatre announces 2014-15 season

Dramas, comedies and musicals are showing at Willamette from late September through early May.

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Through consortium, Northwest colleges launch a three-campus course

Foodsystems Northwest course connects colleges, students and sustainable agriculture.

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Willamette's personal atmosphere noted in Fiske Guide to Colleges

The university is lauded for its personal atmosphere and engaged professors.

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Waller Piano Trio to compete at the national MTNA conference in March

The Willamette chamber group is the first in Oregon to compete at the MTNA national conference.

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Willamette breaks world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

Willamette is the new record holder in Red Light/Green Light for having the most players.

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Activist Jamie Washington advises students how to fight for social justice

Activist Jamie Washington advises students how to fight for social justice

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Businessweek post misleads about ROI

A post from Businessweek fundamentally errs in assessing educational costs

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Wesselhoeft '06 awarded Fulbright to pursue her dissertation research

Through the grant, Wesselhoeft will pursue her dissertation research in France.

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Freeby '15 earns titles and recognition

The Willamette junior is the top D3 cross country runner in the West.

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WU students use job fair to help youths grasp school's importance

Willamette's Tiger Club helped Bush Elementary students think about possible careers.

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Student gained job skills from internships, study abroad program

Keith Fakhoury '14 answers questions about internships and an international exchange program.

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Carson Scholars present findings from summer research projects

Sexism, the neuroscience of beauty and astrophysics are among the topics presented.

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Brian Greene explains why science matters during Atkinson lecture

Brian Greene, a theoretical physicist, decodes mysteries of the universe during Willamette's Atkinson lecture.

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Kiplinger's names Willamette as one of the best value colleges in the U.S.

WU ranks 85th in the nation for best value among liberal arts colleges.

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Witkow researches role peer groups play in how kids respond to bullying

Professor Melissa Witkow is working with students to better understand coping responses to bullying.

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WU grad develops skills as a researcher, anthropologist

Ceara Lewis '13 is researching issues Native Americans encounter when harvesting plants on federal lands.

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Two WU students share insights on health care reform efforts in India

Henry Harrison '13 and Shannon Waltz '14 share insights into heath care reform efforts for women and young children.

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U.S. News ranks Willamette among “Best Colleges 2014”

The university tops the list of Oregon's liberal arts colleges.

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WU attempts to set new world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

With more than 1,060 participants, Willamette likely set a new record in Red Light/Green Light.

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Washington Monthly names WU on "Best Bang for Your Buck" list

Willamette ranked 25th by Washington Monthly for giving students the "best bang for your buck."

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Graduate students partake in orientation activities at Willamette

More than 200 future business leaders and attorneys partake in orientation activities on campus.

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Forbes guide ranks Willamette as among the 'best schools in the West'

Willamette is ranked 26th best school in the West and 100th best private school in the nation.

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The Princeton Review includes Willamette in its list of best colleges

The university is included in The Princeton Review's popular guidebook, "The Best 378 Colleges."

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Astrophysicist offers advice to incoming students at convocation

David J. Helfand, president and vice chancellor of Quest University Canada, is Willamette University’s 2013 convocation speaker.

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Willamette's involved faculty, small classes noted in Fiske college guide

Willamette's personal atmosphere, engaged faculty touted in college guide.

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Willamette MBA program offers alumni free classes for life

Free classes in Salem and Portland now offered to Atkinson's alumni for life.

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Free music, art showcased at Wulapalooza festival April 27

The 15th annual Wulapalooza, Willamette University’s free music, art and Earth festival, will take place April 27 on Brown Field.

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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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Emmanuel Rodriguez '15 invited to study public health careers in NY

Emmanuel Rodriguez will participate in the Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program.

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Willamette Dance Company presents spring concerts April 19 and 21

On April 19 and 21 more than 100 students of all levels of experience will take the stage at WDC’s spring concerts.

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Author Michael Martone shares works at literary reading April 9

Contemporary author Michael Martone will read selections from his recent work on April 9 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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Scott Nadelson credits the writing of his new book to teaching at WU

Scott Nadelson explores past struggles in his memoir, "The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress."

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Writer Andrew Sullivan delivers Atkinson lecture at Willamette

Andrew Sullivan discusses being a homosexual, Christian conservative at the Atkinson Lecture Series.

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Atkinson professor won Fulbright to teach marketing in the Philippines

Atkinson professor Elliot Maltz received a Fulbright to teach marketing topics for three weeks.

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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer discusses redistricting, spending cuts

The congressman took questions from students and faculty about redistricting and spending cuts.

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Willamette Singers to perform at national choral convention March 15

WU's jazz ensemble is one of two college ensembles to perform at the ACDA convention on March 15.

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Poetry's influence on American culture is explored in new book

A Willamette professor's book is nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.

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Native American culture celebrated during Social Pow wow at Willamette

Willamette University's student Native American Enlightenment Association (NAEA) presents its Eleventh Annual Social Pow wow on March 9.

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Joel Salatin touts benefits of local food to full house on Tuesday

More than 1,000 people flocked to Willamette to hear Joel Salatin share his views on local food.

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Willamette makes list of Peace Corps top colleges

The university ranks among the top small schools for number of alumni volunteers.

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Play examines issue of Native American mascots

A play about Native American mascots shows Willamette students that they have the power to make change.

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Play examines issue of Native American mascots

More than 120 Willamette students and staff volunteered throughout Salem Jan. 21 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Rare discovery lands WU student on cover of British Archaeology

Jessica "Jo" Heupel appears on the cover of British Archaeology magazine for making a rare discovery.

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WU student revels in winning the New x NW writing competition

As the inaugural student winner of NEW x NW, Emily Golden’s play is being performed in Portland.

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Willamette features political commentator Andrew Sullivan

As part of the Atkinson Lecture Series, writer Andrew Sullivan will present, "Knowing (and Loving) Thine Enemy: Gays, Conservatives and Common Ground.

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Maintenance of family life explored in new exhibit at Willamette University

An exhibition featuring the work of Bethany Hays is on display in the Roger W. Rogers Gallery at Willamette University’s Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center. The exhibition, “Piling Up: Paintings by Bethany Hays,” is on view from Jan. 14 through May 15.

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Two WU students accepted into Teach for America program

Through Teach for America, Brad Schultz and Candace Hamar will instruct disadvantaged youths.

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Willamette professors named finalists for Oregon Book Awards

Two Willamette professors will learn in April if they win awards in their respective categories.

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America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

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