September 2014 News

Prepared for Success

When she's not studying or working two jobs, Ariana Piscitelli '15 serves as Miss Tillamook County Rodeo Queen.

Stennett '94 explores idea of survival through art

Adam Stennett ’94 spoke at Willamette as part of the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture Series.


"Convergence" explored during Visual Culture Colloquium Oct. 3-4

"Convergence" explored during Visual Culture Colloquium Oct. 3-4

Career Services uses three programs to help freshmen think ahead

First-year students gain valuable career-building skills through required programs.


Chin shares her poetry through the Hallie Ford Literary Series

Chinese-American poet Marilyn Chin will visit Willamette as the first writer in the 2014-15 Hallie Ford Literary Series on Oct. 2.

Willamette Singers earned rare opportunity to perform with Ben Folds

Willamette's vocal jazz group performed with Folds and the Oregon Symphony in Portland Sept. 20.


Willamette MBA professor recognized by Aspen Institute

Tim Johnson earns accolades for his innovative teaching practices.

MBA professor Tim Johnson earns accolades from the Aspen Institute

Tim Johnson earns accolades for his innovative teaching practices.


Altman named fellow of the Scialog 'Molecules Come to Life' Initiative

Through the fellowship, professor Altman will pursue untested ideas in physical cell biology.


Alumni Weekend sparks analysis of Willamette University's motto

"Not unto ourselves alone are we born" is a life principle for many alumni.


A moment with True North’s lead singer

Lead singer and vice president Kristen Grainger shares tracks from the album and thoughts about songwriting.


What’s an ounce of prevention worth?

Professor Lisbeth Claus envisions the future of Human Resources.

‘Oh Myyy’ — George Takei is coming to Willamette University Nov. 11

Takei, an actor and social justice activist, is the Atkinson Lecture Series speaker on Nov. 11.


Watery landscapes depicted in new Elise Richman exhibition

The Roger W. Rogers Gallery is displaying the exhibition “Consilience: Paintings by Elise Richman” through Dec. 13.

Oxford audience will guide Peel's writing of "NERON KAISAR"

The first scene of Peel's opera is being performed in Oxford, England on Sept. 18.


Two college guides rank Willamette as among best in the country

Forbes and Princeton Review gave Willamette top marks for quality, return on investment.


Green to debate George Fox professor

Law's Steve Green and George Fox's Mark David Hall will debate whether America had a Christian founding.

“Top Girls” opens Sept. 26

Considered one of the most important feminist plays of the 20th Century, “Top Girls” opens at Willamette University Sept. 26.

U.S. News ranks Willamette among 2015's “Best Colleges”

Graduation rate and academic reputation are heavily weighted factors for the annual ranking.


Edgar Mendez '12 uses his job to spread awareness about HIV

Through his job at the Cascade AIDS Project in Portland, Edgar Mendez '12 has learned that HIV does not discriminate.