August 2011 News

Select August media clippings Stories from the news and web.


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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