September 2019 News

Willamette welcomes new opera chair

New chair is expert at building new art institutions, presenting concert music with contemporary twist.

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Race to Alaska boat at sea

Capturing the ultimate race at sea

Supported by a colloquium grant, student documents his race from Washington to Alaska.

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Steps to choosing the right college

You’ve done the research, figured out the pros and cons and maybe even created a spreadsheet, but you still can’t narrow down your list.

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U.S. News names Willamette among top colleges

U.S. News and World Report listed Willamette University in the top tier of liberal arts colleges nationally, ranking the university 68th among the best liberal arts colleges and as a “Best Value School” in the magazine’s 2020 rankings.

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head shots of George Gu, Katherine Skovira, and Anusha Ramesh

New tenure-track faculty start the year

Willamette welcomes three tenure-track faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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A smiling student seated at a table outside helps a standing student sign up for a club

Bearcats celebrate the new academic year

The campus community kicked off the start of the academic year with a block party and the annual Activities and Resources Expo. Here are some photographic highlights.

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National Science Foundation grant supports women in STEM

Sarah Kirk to lead nearly million dollar, five-year grant project.