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September 2014, Monthly Edition

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Lindsay Selser '07
Biking toward a better future
After establishing the Bike Shop at Willamette, Lindsay Selser '07 landed a job promoting alternative transportation for the City of Eugene.

Lynda Barry
Cartoonist Lynda Barry welcomes students
Barry brought humor — and song — to her opening convocation address.

Opening Days
Willamette greets Class of 2018
First-year students participated in a wide array of celebratory activities during Opening Days.

New tenure-track faculty announced
CLA, Atkinson and Law welcome new tenure-track professors.

Adam Meyer '09
Alumnus embarks on 3,000-mile run
Adam Meyer '09 seeks to engage with people whose lives he hopes to improve.

Rainbow Creek Dancers
The Rainbow Creek Dancers set to perform Oct. 4
Enjoy traditional Haida dances, stories and the stunning masks created by brothers Robert and Reg Davidson. Vocalist Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, who is devoted to preserving the Haida songs of her culture, will also perform. Tickets are required for this event.

"A Contemporary Bestiary" “A Contemporary Bestiary” will open Sept. 13 and continue through Dec. 21 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition includes 56 works that brim with animal imagery created by 22 artists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia.

More university news

Willamette participates at Row for the Cure
The Willamette University women's rowing team will compete at Row for the Cure Sept. 28 in Portland to benefit the Susan B. Komen Foundation.

More from Bearcat Athletics

Atkinson celebrates 40th anniversary
Atkinson celebrates 40th anniversary
As the Atkinson Graduate School of Management commemorates its 40th anniversary during the 2014-15 academic year, exciting events and activities are planned for current students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends.

More from Willamette MBA

The battle over Cover Oregon is being fought on two legal fronts: Oracle has sued Oregon in federal court, Oregon sued Oracle in state court.
As a result, the resolution to the Cover Oregon debacle could become as messy as the project itself.

More from the College of Law

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