About Willamette University

February Profiles

From Student Intern to Governor’s Advisor The gold man atop the State Capitol first caught Dmitri Palmateer’s eye when he was a prospective Willamette student. Today he works beneath it to help pass legislation that shapes Oregon’s future.


Lasting Connections Now vice president and general counsel for Pacific Power, Ryan Flynn '97 got his start as a legislative intern and Bearcat baseball player.


Dual Ambitions At Willamette, Erin Parkinson '14 didn't have to choose between competitive swimming or pursuing a veterinarian career. She did both.