Law school graduates in Oregon can now submit a portfolio of their work for an evaluation to become licensed attorneys. The new path is an alternative to the bar exam, a change the leader of Willamette University’s College of Law has pushed for years.
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Salem has been selected for the University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program, which will have students of architecture, planning, public administration, journalism and geography bring their thoughts and skills to real city projects.
Willamette’s new computer science school will differ from programs at larger universities with a focus on ethics and the human implications of technology woven into the curriculum, Dean Jameson Watts said.
Administrators say they need more than $500 million a year to cover their costs.
Sakura Matsuri is a Japanese celebration that translates to “cherry blossom tree festival.” Willamette University students will host a free event on Saturday, April 8, featuring food, games, crafts and performances.
Yeats, a Kansas City, Missouri dean of students and professor of church history, has been named as the Salem private Christian university’s 11th president.
In a tense public meeting on Wednesday, instructors described the personal, financial and community-wide potential impacts of 11 planned layoffs and pay cuts at Chemeketa Community College.
During Wednesday’s board of education meeting, faculty members plan to speak against 11 planned faculty layoffs and pay cuts. The board will also be voting on whether to increase tuition.
The Secretary of State’s Office said the commission in charge of Oregon’s 17 community colleges needs to improve student achievement and access.
Oregon students pay disproportionately high tuition, hindering enrollment and depriving the economy of trained professionals in key sectors.