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November 2020 News

Punit Renjen

Willamette University to enhance career services for underrepresented students


The Renjen/Deloitte Foundation Pathways Program is supported by a $300,000 gift from alumnus Punit Renjen and the Deloitte Foundation.

Marie Morel-Seytoux

A career that adds up

11.10.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Learn how Marie Morel-Seytoux's degree from Willamette University paved the way for a successful career as a vice president at the data analytics group FICO.

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Private vs. public college

11.10.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Consider these factors when evaluating tuition and cost.

two actors wear masks on a black stage set marked with a white grid

A flash interview with Director Susan Coromel

11.12.2020 | Andrew Keswick '22

Theatre major Andrew Keswick '22 and Professor Coromel discuss the intricacies of safely producing a live theatre production during the global pandemic.

Lisa Landreman

An interview with Lisa Landreman

11.18.2020 | Emmy Obenauf '23

Willamette's new vice president for student affairs discusses beginning her tenure in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tips for creating a virtual theatre audition

11.19.2020 | Professor of Theatre Susan Coromel

Auditions for theatre programs this year may require a little extra work, but it’s easy to create a strong audition.

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Explaining extracurricular activities during the pandemic

11.23.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Activities outside of class are still the best way to help your college application stand out — even at a time when in-person contact isn’t advised or allowed.  

Chloe Prendergast ’14

A finely-tuned success

11.30.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Chloe Prendergast ’14 founded her own string quartet and became an orchestra member in the Netherlands after she graduated.

Eric Swinn ’06 talks to a fisherman in India

Adventures abroad began with French and Russian studies

03.25.2022 | Jennifer Johnson

Eric Swinn '06, a Willamette alum, leverages his French degree as a U.S. diplomat, tackling fraud rings in Russia, child abductions, and refugee crises.

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