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2017 Faculty Awards announced

Seven outstanding faculty members honored at Opening Convocation.

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Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year

The university recognized Anna Cox, Brandi Row Lazzarini, Roy Pérez, Abigail Susik, Karen Sandrik and Kawika Pierson for their teaching, scholarship and service.

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Willamette Hosts award-winning performance poetry duo Sister Outsider, April 19

The performance introduces students to the wider form of language and art as activism.

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Chasar earns National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship

Chasar will work on a new book about poetry and new media.

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Pérez teaches his students never to settle for the world in which they live

Roy Pérez, who teaches English and American Ethnic Studies, helps his students challenge concepts of culture and power.

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Professor Andrea Stolowitz earns second Oregon Book Award

Visiting English professor Andrea Stolowitz earns recognition for her play, "Ithaka."

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Remember poetry

In "Poetry," Chasar considers the vanishing memorized poem.

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Stennett '94 explores idea of survival through art

Adam Stennett ’94 spoke at Willamette as part of the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture Series.

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English professor Allison Hobgood releases second book in two years

English professor Allison Hobgood explores the emotional experience of theater goers in Renaissance England.

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WU student learns administration skills through El Pomar Fellowship

Hannah Staller '14 will learn leadership, management skills in Colorado.

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"The Next Scott Nadelson" earns Oregon Book Award nomination

English professor Scott Nadelson receives nod for his memoir, "The Next Scott Nadelson."

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Two writers share works at literary reading Nov. 18 on campus

Writers Jay Ponteri and Emily Kendal Frey will read selections of their works Nov. 18 as part of the “New Voices Showcase” at Willamette University.

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Award-winning writer Lydia Davis gives free reading at WU Oct. 24

Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize, is hosting a reading Oct. 24 at Willamette University.

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Hallie Ford Literary Series features poet Arisa White at WU Sept. 25

Poet Arisa White will read from her works Sept. 25 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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Andrea Stolowitz wins Oregon Book Award for her play, "Antarktikos"

Andrea Stolowitz receives accolades for her award-winning play, "Antarktikos."

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WU professor discusses her award-winning drama, "Antarktikos"

Andrea Stolowitz' play, "Antarktikos," is making its world premiere at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.

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Author Michael Martone shares works at literary reading April 9

Contemporary author Michael Martone will read selections from his recent work on April 9 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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Scott Nadelson credits the writing of his new book to teaching at WU

Scott Nadelson explores past struggles in his memoir, "The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress."

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Poetry's influence on American culture is explored in new book

A Willamette professor's book is nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.

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Oregon's poet laureate will read her poems at Willamette March 13

Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen will read selections from her recent work on March 13 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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Writer Gabriel Blackwell featured as part of Hallie Ford Literary Series

On Feb. 5, fiction writer Gabriel Blackwell will read selections from his works as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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WU student revels in winning the New x NW writing competition

As the inaugural student winner of NEW x NW, Emily Golden’s play is being performed in Portland.

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Willamette professors named finalists for Oregon Book Awards

Two Willamette professors will learn in April if they win awards in their respective categories.

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