August 2013 News

The Career Case for Social Media

MBA Alumna Impacts Seattle's Social Media Scene

New museum exhibition features some of the world's oldest artifacts

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art celebrates its 15th anniversary by showcasing objects representing the world's oldest civilizations.


New museum exhibition features some of the world's oldest artifacts

From hiking along the Oregon Coast to exploring Salem, incoming students kept busy during Opening Days at Willamette.

Washington Monthly names WU on "Best Bang for Your Buck" list

Willamette ranked 25th by Washington Monthly for giving students the "best bang for your buck."


Renowned astronomer shares advice during WU's convocation address

Speaker David J. Helfand touts the value of a liberal arts education in preparing students for jobs.


Willamette Law Student Wins "Best Advocate" Prize at Moot Court Competition

Third-year law student Kelly Huedepohl received a “Best Advocate” prize at the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition.


Theatre announces 2013-14 season

Six productions, featuring rich storytelling, are planned at Willamette from September through April.


Graduate students partake in orientation activities at Willamette

More than 200 future business leaders and attorneys partake in orientation activities on campus.


Caroline Brinster blends research and recreation through grant

A Willamette grant sent Caroline Brinster ’16 to the Columbia River Gorge to collect data on behalf of a nonprofit.

Justice with a Sense of Humor


Willamette MBA Recognized by Net Impact

Part of "Business as Unusual" Guide for 2013

Forbes guide ranks Willamette as among the 'best schools in the West'

Willamette is ranked 26th best school in the West and 100th best private school in the nation.


WU attempts to break world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

Through the Liberal Arts Research Collaborative, WU students and professors studied art and science in South Africa

Symmonds '06 takes silver for 800-meter run in Moscow

Runner Nick Symmonds '06 registers his top time at World Championships in Moscow.


Three New Exhibitions Opening in August

With the new rates, youth (0-17) receive free admission.

New Energy Efficient Lights Illuminate the Galleries

Investment in new lighting technology saves energy and improves visitor experience

New Fee Structure at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art

With the new rates, youth (0-17) receive free admission.

WU students gain career experience through interning in San Francisco

Three Willamette students explore their passions by interning in San Francisco this summer.


Beth Phillips '05 awarded Fulbright to study maternal health in Nigeria

With the award, the Willamette alumna will study maternal health issues in Nigeria next year.


The Princeton Review includes Willamette in its list of best colleges

The university is included in The Princeton Review's popular guidebook, "The Best 378 Colleges."


Natalie Pate '15 learns about writing, photography at two jobs in Colorado

By working two communications internships in Colorado this summer, Natalie Pate '15 jump starts her career in human rights advocacy.