January 2020 News

Campus safety employees

Well-being, health and safety on campus

Willamette’s Director of Campus Safety Ross Stout says the university is a pretty safe place — and takes a number of steps to keep it that way.


Should I attend admitted student day?

After you’ve been accepted to a university, it’s easy to think your college search is over.


Tips for new college students: Mental health

Fantastic opportunities and experiences await you during your first year at college. But all of that transition — new relationships, different academic expectations, roommates — can be stressful in ways you didn’t expect. 


FAFSA help: How to avoid mistakes

Just thinking about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) might prompt a sense of dread.

Jeff Heatherington L.H.D. ‘65

$6 Million Gift Helps Launch Willamette University’s New 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.


Parents: Tips for the final college decision

Your student has been admitted to college — maybe several. Now what?


3 of the best college essays

Rock collecting, volunteer work, origami — college essays on each of these topics caught the attention of Willamette admission officers this year.


Student-run EMS offers great career preparation

Willamette Emergency Medical Service is one of two services of its kind registered in state.


Private vs. public college

Factors to consider when evaluating tuition and cost.


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