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October 2014, Monthly Edition

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




George Takei
Atkinson Lecture features George Takei
Takei, an actor and social justice activist, is the Atkinson Lecture Series speaker on Nov. 11.





Career Services prepares students for job market
Job Ready
Career Services uses three programs to help incoming CLA students plan for their future.





Willamette ranked state's best by U.S. News
Graduation rate and academic reputation are heavily weighted factors for the annual ranking.






Edgar Mendez '12
Creating Awareness
Through his job at the Cascade AIDS Project in Portland, Edgar Mendez '12 has learned that HIV does not discriminate.






Willamette Singers sing with Ben Folds
Willamette Singers sing with Ben Folds
Willamette's vocal jazz group performed with Folds and the Oregon Symphony in Portland Sept. 20.





David Altman named Scialog Fellow
Through the fellowship, professor Altman will pursue untested ideas in physical cell biology.





Alumni discuss meaning of Willamette's motto
"Not unto ourselves alone are we born" is a life principle for many alumni.

More university news




Former Willamette head coach Dan Hawkins to lead USA football team
The World Championships will be held in Stockholm, Sweden in July, 2015.





Conner Mertens '17 In a Fox Sports news article, Mertens says 'coming out' allowed him to be the best version of himself, on and off the field.

More from Bearcat Athletics





Tim Johnson
MBA professor recognized by Aspen Institute
Tim Johnson earns accolades for his innovative teaching practices.

More from Willamette MBA




In an article in The Oregonian, Willamette University law professor Gwynne Skinner said some of the emails may be embarrassingly chummy but she didn't see anything improper in them.

More from the College of Law



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