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October 2015 News

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."

Mitch Diaz

Walking the talk


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

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.

Symeon Symeonides

Symeonides earns a Lifetime Achievement Award


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

Nicole Roth MBA'16

Thriving in Willamette's professional program

10.07.2015 | Mike Russell

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

President Thorsett asks community to join in a minute of silence

10.07.2015 | Adam Torgerson

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

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New ASWU president reveals his goals for 2015-16

10.12.2015 | Erin Dahl

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

James Cuno '73

James Cuno '73 discusses ISIS and cultural destruction

10.14.2015 | Adam Torgerson

On Nov. 5, the Getty CEO addresses the threat posed by ISIS.

Jim Bernau

Oregon’s booming wine industry

10.16.2015 | Russell Yost MBA'05

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

“My Case is Altered” premieres at Willamette

10.19.2015 | Erin Dahl

Race, class, gender roles explored in fall production.

Robert Edsel shares the heroism of World War II treasure rescuers

10.19.2015 | Erin Dahl

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

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.

Lara St. John by Kevin Lowery

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

10.20.2015 | Adam Torgerson

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

Caroline Fowler (’16)

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”.

President Thorsett awards a diploma

Willamette MBA Oregon's 'Best Business School' | Oct 2015 News

10.20.2015 | Adam Torgerson

The program moves up 11 spots on the ranking.

Students playing Taiko drums

10.24.2015 | Frank Miller

Watch a video of student Taiko drummers.

Willamette issues campus climate survey on Oct. 27

10.26.2015 | Erin Dahl

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

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