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Willamette University

September 2015, Monthly Edition

During the summer, we launched a new website, celebrated the winning of several prestigious grants and encouraged academic exploration through our assorted research programs. Since then, we've welcomed more than 700 students to campus, earned a place on Forbes magazine's list of best business schools (again) and unofficially broken a world record in Red Light/Green Light. Read on to learn more about other university happenings, and continue to send your story suggestions to us at wu-stories@willamette.edu 




Red Light/Green Light With more than 1,200 participants, Willamette set a new record in Red Light/Green Light on Aug. 28. The Guinness Book of World Records is expected to certify the results this winter. 




The 2015 fall enrollment report offers a demographic snapshot of our new undergraduate students.




Eight new faculty members share insights into their lives and what drew them to Willamette.






Opening Days From swimming to community service, the Class of 2019 explored Willamette’s offerings.




Nearly 200 first-year students enrolled at Atkinson, College of Law this fall.





SCRP Summer research projects ranged from exploring the stars to uncovering secrets of climate change.





LARC The summer program leads to curricular innovation, research experience for students.




With the funding, chemistry professor Sarah Kirk will synthesize molecules to treat eye disease.




A NSF grant funds designated lab space for sophomores and juniors to work.




Willamette's MBA program was named to Forbes "best business schools" list once again.

More university news




The website's new, mobile-friendly design features photo galleries and videos.

More from Bearcat Athletics





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