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March 2015, Monthly Edition

A biology professor shares insight into why an owl is attacking Salem runners. Two undergraduate students earn prestigious fellowships to study public policy. And Willamette University is named a top school by the Peace Corps. Read on to learn more about how Willamette students, faculty and alumni are grabbing the spotlight, and continue to send your story suggestions to us at

Theatre touted as nation's best
The OnStage blog calls Willamette's theatre program "absolutely incredible."

Andrés Oswill
Leading by example
From serving in his fraternity to leading the Associated Students of Willamette University, Andrés Oswill '15 is leaving a lasting impression on campus.

KMUZ Radio
Discovering their voices
What's it like to host a radio show? Karen McFarlane Holman's "Community Radio" students try it firsthand — and learn about themselves along the way. 

Online tickets for the March 18 lecture by the Ben & Jerry's co-founder are now available.

Owl attacks make national news
Biology professor Dave Craig discusses the science behind "Owlcapone's" behavior.

Willamette ranked a top school by Peace Corps
With 11 alumni serving overseas, Willamette snags the No. 10 spot among small schools.

Green Initiative Fund
Willamette embraces green initiatives
The Green Initiative Fund is promoting social and environmental sustainability on campus.

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

History professor chosen for CIC seminar
Seth Cotlar is participating in a seminar on slave narratives at Yale University in June.

Christine Gregoire '01
Dedicated to public service
After directing the National Export Initiative for President Barack Obama, Courtney Gregoire '01 returned to Seattle to work as a lawyer and a Port of Seattle commissioner.

French and Francophone Studies professor wins Mellon Fellowship
Amadou Fofana has been awarded a Humanities Writ Large fellowship at Duke University.

More university news

Beeson takes seriously her role as a women's basketball team captain
The senior guard is a liaison between players and coaches.

More from Bearcat Athletics

Fulbright Distinguished Chair named
Warren Binford hopes to support the advancement of brain science research focused on child pornography.

More from College of Law

An Atkinson graduate is named a 2015 Forty Under 40 award winner.

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