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Willamette University

August 2014, Monthly Edition

Read on to learn more about what’s happening at Willamette University this summer, and please share your story suggestions with us at wu-stories@willamette.edu.




Feeding and herding goats at Berggren Demonstration Farm is part of Katy Giombolini's job as an education and outreach coordinator.
Invested in Sustainable Living
She helped found Zena Farm at Willamette. Now Katy Giombolini ’10 works to promote local agriculture.





Lynda Barry, American cartoonist and author
Convocation speaker announced
American cartoonist and author Lynda Barry is delivering the convocation speech Aug. 22.





Theatre Logo
Theatre unveils new season lineup
Dramas, comedies and musicals are showing at Willamette from October through early May.





Professor Courtney Stevens helps make the child comfortable as she collects data.
Researchers examine brain development
A professor and her students are studying the impact of family training on preschoolers' development.





Willamette students helped feed and herd goats at Berggren Demonstration Farm in Springfield, Ore. as part of a recent field trip.
Farm visit provides hands-on lessons
Students at the Summer Institute in Sustainable Agriculture debate food policy as they work on farms.




Willamette listed in Fiske guide
The university is lauded for its personal atmosphere and engaged professors.





Scene Magazine Covers Please share your impressions of Willamette's magazine, The Scene.





"Mallard" by John James Audubon Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features 30 prints from Audubon’s Royal Octavo Edition on loan from the Western Oregon University Archives in Monmouth. The exhibition runs through Oct. 26 in the Study Gallery and Print Study Center.

More university news




Loos '14 earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
The 10th Bearcat winner since '05, he'll study chemical engineering at Columbia University.

More from Bearcat Athletics




Willamette University College of Law leads all law schools in improving graduate employment rates according to a new study by The National Jurist, a national news source on legal education.




Business law scholar Peter Molk has joined the Willamette University College of Law business faculty as an assistant professor.

More from the College of Law




Associate professor Henry H. Bi explores exceptional organizational performance.

More from Willamette MBA



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