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April 2011 News

Select April media clippings Stories from the news and web.

05-04-2011

Pelton honored for cultural heritage work President M. Lee Pelton earned an award for raising awareness of Salem’s heritage.

04-28-2011

Alumnus named board chairman Business consulting company Deloitte LLP has chosen Punit Renjen MM’86 as its board chairman.

04-26-2011

Grant supports undergrad research Biology Assistant Professor Emma Coddington won a prestigious grant that will allow her students to join her in the lab.

04-26-2011

American Museums The Hallie Ford Museum of Art will feature "Riches, Rivals and Radicals: 100 Years of Museums in America."

04-22-2011

Students present scholarly work Student Scholarship Recognition Day allowed undergraduates to share the results of their research and creative pursuits.

04-21-2011

Fulbright Grant goes to chemistry major Tucker Mottl ’11 heads to Spain in the fall to research the chemical ecology of lichen in Antarctica.

04-21-2011

Students learn about democracy High school students from Bosnia and Herzegovina are visiting Willamette this month to explore active citizenship.

04-20-2011

Green guide recognizes Willamette The Princeton Review names Willamette one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges.

04-20-2011

Wulapalooza The 13th annual Wulapalooza, Willamette University’s free music, art and Earth festival, will be held Saturday, April 23, on Brown Field.

04-18-2011

Student earns Goldwater Scholarship Tyler Starr ’12 received a national award for his accomplishments in the sciences.

04-14-2011

Exhibit highlights research forest Local and regional artists created works inspired by environmental projects at Willamette’s Zena Forest.

04-14-2011

Fraternity hosts philanthropy event Sigma Chi’s week-long program involves several Greek organizations in raising money for cancer research.

04-13-2011

Grant goes to English prof Mike Chasar’s award from the National Endowment for the Humanities will support his book on popular American poetry.

04-13-2011

Art majors showcase projects The artworks of graduating seniors are on display at Willamette’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art.

04-13-2011

Biology prof earns two research grants One of Chris Smith’s awards will support his Joshua tree research, which he does collaboratively with students.

04-12-2011

Lecture: Mysteries of Mine Howe, Orkney Archaeologists Nick Card and Jane Downs will discuss their work on an Iron Age site in Scotland.

04-11-2011

Alumna earns national science fellowship Natalie Goldberg’s award will support her PhD work at University of California, Irvine.

04-06-2011

Students prepare for lu‘au The popular, student-run event features food and dances that are authentic to Polynesian cultures.

04-06-2011

MBA course featured in magazine Willamette's angel investing program was named one of the 10 best entrepreneurship courses by Inc. magazine.

04-05-2011

Afghan activist visits Willamette Malalai Joya, often called “the bravest woman in Afghanistan,” met with students and gave a public lecture.

04-05-2011

Science Pub: The Big Bang On April 12, join Willamette University physics chair and cosmologist Richard Watkins in an exploration of the Universe and its evolution.

04-04-2011

Lecture: History of alcoholic beverages A noted biomolecular archaeologist will tell the story of humanity’s ingenious, intoxicating quest for the perfect drink.

04-04-2011

Faculty works on display A new exhibit in the Hatfield Library showcases the scholarly and creative work of Willamette’s professors.

04-01-2011

Willamette honors Japanese American students A memorial remembers 10 students who were forced to go to internment camps during World War II.

04-01-2011