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March 2016, Monthly Edition

During its first 24 Hours of Giving event last year, Willamette University raised more than $200,000 to benefit students. This year, our community raised more than $250,000. Read on to learn more about the drive and other university news. You may also share your story ideas with us at

24 Hours of Giving Willamette raises $250,000 to benefit students during the 24 Hours of Giving philanthropy drive.

Vandana Shiva The environmental activist is speaking at Willamette on March 17.

Mark Andreoni '16 By exploring new pursuits, Mark Andreoni '16 discovers his calling at Willamette.

TIUA class arrives The 28th annual class of the American Studies Program (ASP) welcomed 98 new students.

Pieces and Parts Inspired by an art history class, the exhibition showcased the results of student and faculty collaboration.

Atkinson Lecture Religious scholar Reza Aslan discussed religious extremism in February.

Maile Symonds ’17 will study public policy this summer at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Schmidty cookie The Bistro now sells a new cookie named after Director of Campus Recreation Bryan Schmidt.

Willamette University was listed as one of two Tier 1 schools in Oregon.

More university news

The Willamette University women's basketball team concluded the 2015-16 season ranked fifth in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage in NCAA Division III.

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