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August 2011 News

Select August media clippings Stories from the news and web.

09-06-2011

Robert Hass delivers opening convocation The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet laureate advises first-year students to embrace their humanity.

08-29-2011

Technology Transforms Tradition: Digital Drawings The first international exhibition within the Roger W. Rogers Gallery opens Aug. 30 and continues through Dec. 9, 2011.

08-29-2011

Willamette welcomes the class of 2015 First-year students and their families kick off the school year with Opening Days.

08-26-2011

Opening Days 2011 Images from Opening Days orientation for first-year undergraduate students and their families

08-25-2011

Dale Mortensen: Markets with Search Friction Nobel Prize-winning economist and Willamette University alumnus Dale Mortensen will deliver a lecture entitled, “Markets with Search Friction and the Great Recession,” Sept. 15, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

08-22-2011

U Think: Founders' Conservatism History professor Seth Cotlar will discuss Tea Party claims about America’s founders within historical context.

08-18-2011

Timeless Renaissance: Italian Drawings The Hallie Ford Museum of Art features recently rediscovered 16th-19th century Italian drawings never shown outside of Italy.

08-08-2011

Forbes and Fiske select Willamette for best colleges lists Forbes praises Willamette's value, and Fiske commends campus life and educational opportunities.

08-04-2011

Willamette MBA named to Forbes list The Atkinson Graduate School of Management is Oregon's only MBA program on Forbes' top business school list.

08-03-2011

Willamette among The Princeton Review's best The popular guide praises Willamette's academics, co-curricular activities and talented professors.

08-02-2011

Alum chosen for entrepreneur program Marco Fiallo ’11 will use his experience at the national bootcamp to help him open a hostel and support local businesses in Ecuador.

08-02-2011

Welcome graduate students More than 300 students arrived on campus to kick off graduate programs in law, management and education.

08-02-2011

U Think: Is Obama a Socialist? History professor and socialism expert Bill Smaldone will discuss whether Barack Obama is a socialist.

08-01-2011

Willamette night at the Volcanoes Hundreds of first-year students and alumni showed their Bearcat pride at Volcanoes baseball outing.