Video Archive

Watch previously recorded video programming.

Writing Effective Cover Letters

Mandy Devereux, Director of Career Development, explains how to write an effective cover letter for a job application. This video includes information on how to format your cover letter, strategies for tailoring your cover letter to a specific job and methods for explaining your experiences.

Originally Posted March 11, 2020


Understanding America's Border Crisis: A Way Forward

Professor Warren Binford

In this session, Professor Warren Binford provides 10 concrete steps that the U.S. government and individual citizens can take to end the current crisis on our border. From voting to addressing the climate crisis both individually and collectively, Professor Binford outlines a plan to address the border crisis while reminding Willamette alumni that there is hope and we each have a role to play if we are true to our motto, “Not unto ourselves alone are we born.”

This program is part of our 3-part series, "Understanding America's Border Crisis." You can view Pt. 1 and Pt. 2 here.

Originally aired March 17, 2020


Workable Healthcare: A Presentation by Governor John Kitzhaber

John Kitzhaber, M.D., Oregon's longest serving governor, will share his ideas on creating a workable healthcare network, explain the root issues in the U.S. healthcare system, and discuss a model that could be adopted nationally. The event is sponsored by the Willamette Law Health Law and Policy Society.

Originally Posted Feb. 27, 2020


Understanding America's Border Crisis Part 2: The Border Crisis Today

Professor Warren Binford

After debuting with a session about the history of immigration at the U.S. southern border, the series' second installment, "The Border Crisis Today," documents the Trump administration policies that have put children and families at the center of its efforts to curb immigration. Hear Professor Binford discuss the legal angles to this crisis, as she describes the tragic conditions she witnessed at the border while interviewing these children and families.

 Originally recorded Feb. 25, 2020


$6 million gift launches Public Health Program

Thanks to a $6 million endowed gift from FamilyCare Health and the Heatherington Foundation, we’re taking Willamette’s Public Health program to the next level, with scholarships, internships and more.

Originally Posted Jan. 21, 2020


Willamette Holiday Video 2019

As we gather with friends and family to celebrate the wonder of this holiday season, we would like to take a moment to express our deep appreciation for everyone in the Willamette University community.

Originally Posted Dec. 11, 2019


Understanding America's Border Crisis Part 1: The Birth of a Border Crisis

Professor Warren Binford

Watch Willamette College of Law Professor Warren Binford present "The Birth of a Border Crisis," part one of her three-part webinar series, "Understanding America's Border Crisis." In this session, Professor Binford will shed light on the history behind immigration issues in the United States and detail how a national problem has become a full-blown crisis over time.

Originally Recorded Dec. 11, 2019


Claremont School of Theology Welcome Event

Watch Willamette University welcome the Claremont School of Theology to its Salem, Oregon, campus with a ceremony and reception.

Originally Recorded Aug. 23, 2019


Shobi Dahl '05 Speaks at Convocation

Shobi Dahl '05, co-founder and former CEO of Dave's Killer Bread, spoke at Opening Convocation about the founding of the company and how it grew to become the nation's best-selling organic bread brand with a mission of employing ex-convicts.

Originally recorded Aug. 22, 2019


Punit Renjen MM'86 Speaks at Commencement

Punit Renjen MM'86 returned to Salem to deliver the 2019 Atkinson Graduate School of Management address. Renjen is the CEO of Deloitte Global.

Originally recorded May 19, 2019


Hawai'i Club's 30th Lu'au

Willamette's Lū'au is meant to be an evening of entertainment, education, and sharing of Hawai'i's culture for the entire family to enjoy. This entirely student-run event attracts over 750 people from the Willamette and Salem community.

Originally recorded April 27, 2019


Alumni Award Winners 2019

Alumni Award recipients are announced each spring, and a celebratory awards ceremony takes place during Alumni Reunion Weekend each year.

Award Videos

Originally posted March 21, 2019


Blockchain: The Revolution Extends Beyond Cryptocurrency

Neil Bergquist '09, MBA'10, Nathan Love '05, MBA'06 and J.R. Willett

Learn more about how cutting edge blockchain technology has already changed finance, investing and business; and find out how you can stay up to speed on the industry's latest trends.

Then see a panel discussion with Professors Jameson Watts, Robert Walker, and Don Negri and Jason Gershenson JD'11.

Originally recorded Nov. 16, 2018


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