May 2013 News

Making her Mark

Through research for her thesis and the LARC program, Dina Saraí Rivas ’13 discovers her passion for helping minority students succeed in college.


WU professor publishes book

Michael Strelow explores Portland's history through the life of a 19th century brewer.


Blue Star Museums

Hallie Ford Museum of Art offers free admission to military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013.

Alumnus accepted into elite group

Dale Mortensen '61, winner of a Nobel Prize, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.


Museum offers free admission May 18

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art won't charge patrons on International Museum Day.


Willamette honors Class of 2013

Several acclaimed speakers helped celebrate the achievements of WU's graduates this month.


Willamette forms a task force to assess sexual assault reporting

Independent experts will work with students, faculty and staff to assess the university's reporting and response systems.

Sigma Chi conduct response

The university suspends the fraternal organization pending a conduct review.

University forms working group

Community members are sought for harassment and sexual assault working group.

Global Aspirations

Rachel Dierken ’13 credits Willamette for helping to launch her career in international education.


Willamette Academy Graduation

On May 24, Willamette Academy will celebrate 17 academy students who are graduating from high school.


Student's thesis honored at national conference

Alex Kubitz's paper ties for best by the Northwest Communication Association.


Students Place Among Top 3 in Business Plan Competition

Willamette MBAs Compete Successfully in California Dreamin' Event

Senior Honors Recital

Celebrating their achievements in music and the end of their time at Willamette University, 10 graduating seniors are performing in the 2013 Senior Honors Recital in Hudson Hall on May 11.


WU student named Kemper Scholar

In addition to aid, Sam Gonzales ’16 will intern with a nonprofit and for-profit company during two summers.


President Thorsett's message to the Willamette community

The president updates Willamette community about Sigma Chi conduct

Going Places

At Willamette, Jose Alvarado developed school spirit by mentoring youths, joining clubs and engaging with his professors. Now, he's continuing his schooling at the University of San Francisco.