October 2015 News

Willamette issues campus climate survey on Oct. 27

Results will help the university better address issues related to assaults, harassment on campus.


Students playing Taiko drums

Watch a video of student Taiko drummers.

President Thorsett awards a diploma

Businessweek ranks Willamette MBA Oregon's 'Best Business School'

The program moves up 11 spots on the ranking.

Lara St. John by Kevin Lowery

Violinist Lara St. John to kick off the Distinguished Artists Series

The performance is slated for Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Rogers Music Center.


Caroline Fowler (’16) received a Carson Grant

Congratulation to Caroline for her Carson Grant titled “Examining the Role of the Built Environment on Obesity: A Policy Paper”.


Prof. Peter Harmer has received the 2015 Mentor Award from the Medical Research Foundation

In recognition of his contributions to mentoring in the biomedical sciences, Professor Harmer has received the 2015 Mentor Award from the Medical Research Foundation, administered by the Oregon Health and Science University.


“My Case is Altered” premieres at Willamette

Race, class, gender roles explored in fall production.


Robert Edsel shares the heroism of World War II treasure rescuers

The best-selling author and producer spoke as part of Willamette’s Atkinson Lecture Series on Oct. 15.


Oregon’s booming wine industry

Jim Bernau, former MBA student, advisory board member profiled in Wall Street Journal.

Willamette University

New ASWU president reveals his goals for 2015-16

Shamir Cervantes '16 shares his challenges, goals for the 2015-16 year


President Thorsett asks community to join in a minute of silence

President Thorsett asks community to join in a minute of silence.

Nicole Roth MBA'16

Thriving in Willamette's professional program

Most challenges are too big to tackle alone. That’s why Nicole Roth MBA'16 decided to earn her MBA.

Symeon Symeonides

Symeonides earns a Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Society of Comparative Law honored Symeonides for his work.


Pi Beta Phi hosts "Pie with Pi Phi"

Not many people want pies smashed in their faces. But on Sept. 29, several students, faculty and staff members agreed to the job to support a good cause.


Walking the talk

Among his many activities, Mitch Diaz '16 serves as an admission intern and welcomes visitors to campus.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Courtesy of Nina Subin

Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Willamette University

The bestselling author will deliver “A Deeper Black: Race in America."