Willamette Day photos

by University Communications,

  • students, faculty and staff form a giant 175
    Students, faculty and staff marked the university’s 175th anniversary by forming a giant 175 on Sparks Field.
  • Willamette community members smile for a drone photo
    Members of the Willamette University community wave to a drone for a commemorative photo on the university’s 175th anniversary, Feb. 1, 2017.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates speaks at Willamette University
    Acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates presents the spring 2017 Atkinson Lecture in Smith Auditorium.
  • Full house for Coates in Smith Auditorium
    Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke to a packed Smith Auditorium. The overflow crowd watched via closed-circuit in Rogers Music Center.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates Atkinson Lecture intro
    Omari Weekes, assistant professor of English, welcomes guests to the spring 2017 Atkinson Lecture in Smith Auditorium.
  • Students make a giant 175
    Students, faculty and staff form a giant seven for the commemorative 175th photo on Sparks Field.
  • Smiling for the drone out in the cold
    Bearcats smile for an overhead drone that took a commemorative 175th photo at Sparks Field.
  • Willamette softball team with Blitz
    Members of the Willamette softball team pose with Blitz.
  • Students and staff scatter after photo shoot
    Students, faculty and staff scatter after the photo shoot.
  • 175 banners
    Banners commemorating Willamette University’s 175th anniversary can be found around campus.
  • Roth's congratulations sign
    Businesses in the Salem-Keizer area recognized Willamette University’s 175th anniversary on Feb. 1, 2017.