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    Passion & Purpose

    2014 in 2:14

    People, place, purpose — three themes that encompass the spirit of Willamette University. Check out our video to get a glimpse of how these ideas guided Willamette in 2014.  

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    Passion & Purpose

    Pursuing Innovation

    He started five companies in 30 months. He set a record for orchestrating the world's largest snowball fight. Now Neil Bergquist ’09, MBA ’10 is the 2014 Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Washington State.  

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    Passion & Purpose

    The Enduring Epidemic

    Americans' HIV/AIDS awareness may have diminished, but Willamette alumni and faculty remind us the pandemic has not disappeared. 

  • Prepared for Success

    Prepared for Success

    From Athlete to Environmental Scientist

    Dylan Jones ’15 is fast — very fast — and it shows on the track and the football field. But athletic glory is not the only thing he’s found at Willamette. 

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    Passion & Purpose

    The Art of Curiosity

    Although he dropped out of Willamette not once, but twice, Jim Cuno '73 went on to lead one of the greatest museums in the world. 

  • Global Perspective

    Global Perspective

    Sustainable Solutions

    From researching environmental degradation in China to studying Latina women's views of organic foods, Yesenia Gallardo '09 uses her history major to learn about the world.  

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Willamette running back honored at ceremony Dylan Jones '15 was recognized as one of four finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy.

Kiplinger's gives Willamette "best value" ranking Outstanding quality and affordability were evaluated in the national report.

Carl Hall Gallery receives new look The Hallie Ford Museum of Art closes a gallery to embark upon a remodel and reinstallation project.

Willamette honored for its commitment to service The university is named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Students learn hip-hop dance moves Former "So You Think You Can Dance" contestant instructed weekend class.

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In the Media

Gov. nominates Saxton '76 to lead OHA

Office of the Governor  (Dec 18)

Thomsen '79 appointed to education committee

Hood River News  (Dec 16)

Canty '15 curates blanket exhibition

Statesman Journal  (Dec 11)

Rodin piece is an opportunity

Statesman Journal  (Dec 11)

Skinner discusses torture report

OPB  (Dec 10)