• 2015 Willamette Graduates

    2015 Willamette Graduates

    Making Her Voice Heard

    An aspiring human rights journalist, Natalie Pate '15 is honing her writing skills this summer through a reporting internship with the Statesman Journal newspaper in Salem.  

  • 2015 Willamette Graduates

    2015 Willamette Graduates

    Artistic Outlook

    As the first Willamette student to win the Luce Scholar national fellowship, Christian Oldham '14, MBA'15 is spending a year in Japan to study the art of ikebana. 

  • 2015 Willamette Graduates

    2015 Willamette Graduates

    One Person, One Waterfall at a Time

    Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge. 

  • 2015 Willamette Graduates

    2015 Willamette Graduates

    From Tragedy to Triumph

    Moved by the death of a friend, Emily Miller '15 wants to help people heal. Willamette prepared her for UCLA medical school, where she'll study pediatric oncology.  

  • 2015 Willamette Graduates

    2015 Willamette Graduates

    Changing Direction

    Halfway through his Willamette education, Jonny Saunders '15 discovered his love for neuroscience. Now, he's off to graduate school to continue his studies. 

  • Noted Professors

    Noted Professors

    Succumbing to Curiosity

    Describing her classroom as an "unpredictable laboratory," art history professor Abigail Susik says one of the best parts of her job is learning from students. 

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Willamette honors class of 2015 Three acclaimed speakers helped celebrate the achievements of WU graduates on May 17.

Alumna wins Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship Risa Cromer ’04 is one of four anthropologists across the nation to receive the award.

Willamette Singers win DownBeat award The jazz group gains global recognition for second straight year.

History professor earns research grants With the awards, Seth Cotlar will continue research for his book.

Alumna awarded NSF graduate fellowship With the stipend, Christina Johnson '14 is pursuing her doctorate in microbiology.

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In the Media

Wiltbank notes angel investment risks, rewards

U.S. News  (May 27)

Abrams '15, grads worth investment

USA Today  (May 22)

Bruce Williams BA'40, LLB'48 honored in DC

Statesman Journal  (May 19)

Grads challenged to make an impact

Statesman Journal  (May 18)

Students make instructor proud

Statesman Journal  (May 17)

Mertens shares coming out experience

TSN  (May 17)