October 2019 News

How to apply for financial aid

Financial aid is the best way to lower the sticker price of a college, and a few small steps can make the process more manageable.


Remembering James Thompson

It is with great sorrow that I write to tell you of the passing of Prof. James Thompson.


Finding college scholarships

A dizzying array of college scholarships exist for students in just about every imaginable circumstance — you just need to find the right ones.

How to make extracurriculars stand out on a college app

Do you volunteer at the local food shelter, play soccer or practice an instrument? Or do you take care of relatives and hold a part time job


Tips to win college scholarships

Few things in life are better than free money.

guests enjoy homecoming

Family Weekend & Homecoming highlights the best of Willamette

Families, alumni return to campus to celebrate athletic, artistic and academic excellence.


Willamette Debate Starts Strong

In the first two tournaments of the year, Willamette won speaker awards and a first-place trophy!

Pat Keys ’05

Biology alum gives keynote at United Nations General Assembly

Pat Keys' speech to the second committee focused on climate change, global wealth inequality and sustainability.


Professor's research featured in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Tim Johnson co-authors a paper examining the effect of military service on public employment.


President Thorsett featured in New York Times

Willamette University President Steve Thorsett discusses what the university is doing to counter the nationwide decline in college enrollment.


Career Management implements Handshake, giving students access to thousands more employers

Career Management implements Handshake, giving students access to thousands more employers, including 16 million job postings that are H1-B friendly.


Fall 2019 Career Close-up Recap

"This Career Close-up was a great opportunity for us to practice interviewing with real employers and apply for internships or jobs."


Willamette MBA students will head to Germany, Singapore and Vietnam for 2020 Study Abroad

WMBA students will head to Singapore and Germany for 2020 Study Abroad

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Forbes ranks Willamette MBA #57 nationwide for return on investment

Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management has once again landed on Forbes magazine’s biannual “Best Business Schools” list.


Prof Gary Knight elected Vice President of the Academy of International Business

Prof Gary Knight was elected VP of the Academy of International Business, the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business.


Networking tips from CJ Walker MBA’20

CJ credits Career Management for always encouraging students to go out and network in landing his summer internship at famed advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy.


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