About Willamette University

Alumni

Alumni

  • The Art of Curiosity How an inquisitive mind led Jim Cuno ’73 into one of the greatest museums in the world
  • Sustainable Solutions From investigating environmental degradation in China to studying Latina women's understanding of organic foods, Yesenia Gallardo '09 uses her history major to better understand the world.
  • Creating Awareness Through his job at the Cascade AIDS Project in Portland, Edgar Mendez '12 has learned that HIV does not discriminate.
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Students

Students

  • From Athlete to Environmental Scientist Dylan Jones ’15 is fast — very fast — and it shows on the track and the football field. But athletic glory is not the only thing he’s found at Willamette.
  • Creating a Story Nora Canty '15 weaves together a story about Pendleton Woolen Mills through a new exhibition at the Willamette Heritage Center.
  • Crowning Achievement When she's not studying or working two jobs, Ariana Piscitelli '15 serves as Miss Tillamook County Rodeo Queen.
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Faculty

Faculty

  • Bringing Science to Life Through a research trip to Nevada, biology professor Chris Smith enriches learning for his students.
  • Decoding the Imposter Syndrome With the help of a National Science Foundation CAREER grant, biology professor Emma Coddington is helping students navigate the science world.
  • Making History Come Alive Wendy Petersen Boring '89 strives to connect history, sustainability to her students.
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Living Our Motto

Living Our Motto

  • Creating a Story Nora Canty '15 weaves together a story about Pendleton Woolen Mills through a new exhibition at the Willamette Heritage Center.
  • Alumnus embarks on 3,000-mile run Adam Meyer '09 seeks to engage with people whose lives he hopes to improve.
  • Crossing the Stage Willamette University ushers the undergraduate Class of 2014 across the commencement stage — and into the next phase of their lives.
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