Category: News

On December 17, the Wilmette Institute renewed its partnership with the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. First signed in June 2017, the agreement allowed Emily Youngdahl Wright, a Minnesota Bahá’í, to pursue a Masters degree in interfaith chaplaincy …

Renewed Partnership with United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities Read More »

In 2020, the Marriage and Family Department is launching new courses for marriages experiencing challenges. Courses will address the strengthening of individual partners, increasing couple connection, navigating differences, consultation skills, money issues, and more. The Wilmette Institute is providing an …

Strengthening Married Individuals: Anonymous Registration opens soon Read More »

The Registrar’s office will once again be sending reminders so that you won’t miss the early registration deadline for the courses you choose to take next year. Simply complete this online form to get reminders for Winter and Spring 2020 …

Help for Busy Learners, and New First-Timer Discount Read More »

The Wilmette Institute is pleased to announce its 2020 Course Schedule. You can view the entire list of 59 unique courses, or visit the Departmental pages for listings of courses in: Social Transformation (15 courses); Marriage and Family (11 courses); …

New Solution-Based Courses for 2020 Read More »

by Susanne M. Alexander, Marriage and Family Department Chair  We are growing again! Healthy, happy, and unified marriages and families is the vision of the Relationships, Marriage, Parenting, and Family Department of the Wilmette Institute. Our goal is to have …

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Update published September 30, 2019 In September the Institute launched a new Student Satisfaction survey. It also changed the way it presents its Course Evaluation survey to students. Read on to learn why surveys are important to the Institute at …

How Are We Doing? Update on Student Satisfaction Read More »

The Wilmette institute has published its 2020 Course List in a slightly new format. The list is still tentative, but courses are now organized with a numbering system so you can see at a glance which courses fall under which …

2020 Courses Featured in New Online Catalog Read More »

In August, the Wilmette Institute upgraded its Moodle software to the latest version (Moodle 3.7). The update allows students to log in using their Google or Facebook accounts. Read on to learn how this works, and to discover the new …

Moodle Update: New Log In and Forum Functionalities Read More »

In August the Wilmette Institute asked students to say how they manage their time. The Time Management survey is still open, for any former or current students who think they may have tips to contribute. All respondents will be eligible …

Time Management 101: Advice from WI Students Read More »

The Wilmette Institute has recently published updated faculty bios for some forty-five individuals (about half the total cohort). Its diverse faculty includes young scholars, seasoned professionals, academics and self-trained experts. Faculty contributions are vital to the Wilmette Institute’s mission of …

Faculty Update: A Fresh Look at WI Faculty Read More »