January 2010 News

Select January media clips A selection of clips from Willamette's media coverage in Jan. 2010.


Alumnus Works on I-5 Bridge Project Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski assigned Hans Bernard ’05 to work on winning an agreement on a highly debated plan.


Compliments and Gender Roles A recent article in Chicago media noted a Willamette student project on the way men and women respond to compliments.


Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Willamette carries on the civil rights leader’s legacy with two weeks of reflection and action.


John Franklin Koenig Exhibition The Hallie Ford Museum of Art features prints by this American painter and printmaker.


Haiti Relief Efforts Two Friday events at Willamette will accept donations to help those affected by the Haiti earthquake.


Joe Feddersen Exhibition The Hallie Ford Museum of Art will feature a major retrospective exhibition by a Native American artist.


Church and State Expertise Law Professor Steven K. Green testified in Texas on the role of Christianity in American history classes.


Live Painting Performance for Founder's Day Native American artist Bunky Echo-Hawk will create a painting based on audience interaction.


Novelist John Irving Acclaimed novelist and Academy Award winner John Irving will speak at Willamette on Feb. 24.


Jerry Gray Awarded Kremer Chair Professor Jerry Gray was awarded the Peter C. and Bonnie S. Kremer Chair of Economics.


Princeton Review Top 50 Best Value Willamette University was named one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" private colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review.


Alumnus Earns Lifetime Achievement Award Attorney Paul Stritmatter JD’69 was recognized for his work bringing justice to the vulnerable.


Film Honor Goes to Alumnus A history documentary by Thomas Coulter MBA’95 won an award at an Oregon international film festival.


Renaissance Art Lecture [CANCELED] A distinguished art historian will discuss imagination theories in Renaissance art.


Faculty Member Earns Grant The Oregon Arts Commission recently honored Andrea Stolowitz with a Career Opportunity Grant.


Student Wins Music Competition Andrea Weiss ’13, a harpist, took first prize in a Northwest symphony young artists competition.


Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Willamette will host a series of community events in honor of the civil rights leader.


Ethnobotanist Maria Fadiman: Humans & Nature National Geographic’s ‘Emerging Explorer’ will discuss the human relationship with the environment in the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador.

Jazz Festival This year’s festival concert features Tim Ries, a touring saxophonist with the Rolling Stones.