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February2011 News

Select February media clips Stories from the news.

03-09-2011

Alumnus joins national commission James Cuno ’73 will serve with prominent leaders and artists on the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences.

02-25-2011

9th Annual Social Powwow The 9th Annual Social Powwow celebrates Native American culture.

02-22-2011

Science Pub: Quantum Coolness Learn about the unintuitive province of the quanta, a realm where physical laws seemingly defy everyday human experience.

02-22-2011

Dancers prepare for concerts The Willamette Dance Company produces two annual concerts that are choreographed and performed by students.

02-22-2011

Willamette Master Chorus: Handel's Messiah The chorus, joined by Willamette musicians, will perform this Baroque masterpiece Feb. 26 and 27.

02-22-2011

David Brooks visits Willamette The acclaimed political writer met with undergraduate and MBA students before delivering a community lecture.

02-18-2011

Jazz Concert: Ralph Alessi and This Against That Acclaimed jazz artists Ralph Alessi and This Against That will perform Feb. 20 in Rogers Rehearsal Hall.

02-18-2011

Dean Symeonides steps down to teach and write full-time Associate Dean Peter Letsou will serve as dean of the College of Law for the next two years.

02-17-2011

Willamette celebrates Africa A week of student-organized events showcase the diversity of African countries and cultures.

02-17-2011

Prof creates online agriculture resource The Willamette Valley Agriculture wiki provides info on local farms while serving as a learning tool for students.

02-15-2011

Student group presents Africa Week Celebrate African culture at Willamette through Feb. 19

02-11-2011

Musuem presents Henk Pander films Learn about Pander's artistic journey and the story behind his portrait of Governor McCall.

02-10-2011

Grant enhances science teaching A Keck Foundation grant supports a program to improve science education at Willamette and other area universities.

02-10-2011

Japanese garden opens at Kaneko The latest Tokyo International University of America class arrived this month to find a new Japanese garden.

02-08-2011

Beethoven Sonata Cycle World-renowned musicians Anthea Kreston (violin), Jason Duckles (cello) and Cary Lewis (piano) perform a series of Beethoven's sonatas.

02-08-2011

Literary critic visits Willamette Literature scholar and writer Terry Castle spent several days meeting with students and addressing the community.

02-03-2011

WU ranks high for Peace Corps volunteers Willamette is 13th in the nation among small colleges and universities for number of alumni serving.

02-02-2011