• Prepared for Success

    Prepared for Success

    Leading by Example

    From serving in his fraternity to leading the Associated Students of Willamette University, Andrés Oswill '15 is leaving a lasting impression on campus.  

  • Prepared for Success

    Prepared for Success

    Discovering their Voices

    What’s it like to host a radio show? Karen McFarlane Holman’s “Community Radio” students try it firsthand — and learn about themselves along the way. 

  • Passion & Purpose

    Passion & Purpose

    Dedicated to Public Service

    After directing the National Export Initiative for President Barack Obama, Courtney Gregoire '01 returned to Seattle to work as a lawyer and a Port of Seattle commissioner. 

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    Prepared for Success

    Unmasking a Researcher

    Kaeli Swift always knew she wanted to be a scientist. Her mentors helped her take flight as a researcher, and now she passes along what she's learned to Willamette students.  

  • Global Perspective

    Global Perspective

    Making a Difference

    Mara Hansen's passion for public health was ignited by a medical anthropology course at Willamette. Today, through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Hansen '06 travels the world to improve health care services for the poor.  

  • Passion & Purpose

    Passion & Purpose

    Pursuing Innovation

    He started five companies in 30 months. He set a record for orchestrating the world's largest snowball fight. Now Neil Bergquist ’09, MBA ’10 is the 2014 Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Washington State.  

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Willamette ranked top school by Peace Corps With 11 alumni serving overseas, Willamette snags the No. 10 spot among small schools.

Students awarded PPIA fellowships Juniors Grecia Garcia and Julian Juarez will learn about public policy and international affairs this summer.

Theatre touted as nation's best The OnStage blog calls Willamette's Theatre program "absolutely incredible."

Owl attacks make national news Dave Craig discusses the science behind "Owlcapone's" behavior.

Willamette embraces green initiatives The Green Initiative Fund is promoting social and environmental sustainability on campus.

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In the Media

Bearcat Days highlight our community

Statesman Journal  (Mar 4)

Symposium examines health care law

Statesman Journal  (Mar 1)

Museum acquires sculpture

Statesman Journal  (Mar 1)

A legislator's take on Salem

Bend Bulletin  (Mar 1)

Tymchuk '81 JD'84 elected trust director

The Oregonian  (Feb 27)