April 2013 News

Art Blast!

Summer printmaking workshop on June 26-28 for children ages 7-10.

Art Conservation Demonstration with Tom Fuller

Find out more about art conservation with Tom Fuller as he works with our Native American collection.

Supportive professors help Henry Harrison discover new career path

Henry Harrison came to Willamette intending to study business finance. But several classes and professors showed him he had a passion for a much different path.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art receives NEA grant to support new exhibit

The funding will support a new exhibit opening at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in August.


Hallie Ford Museum of Art Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University has been awarded a $30,000 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grant to support its forthcoming exhibition "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections."

Facebook votes create a new exhibition at the museum

Vote for art via Facebook. Winning artworks will be displayed in the "On Demand" exhibition.

Alumna cites WU for helping her win a Fulbright grant to teach in Russia

Intent on helping survivors of domestic violence, Kathryn Burns '12 explains how the award ties to her career goals.


Wiltbank Wins Hans Severiens Award for Research and Impact

Presented with Hans Severiens Award for Research and Impact

Symeon Symeonides Honored For Scholarship

Symeonides is one of world's leading experts in conflicts of law


More than 200 students shared their research through SSRD

More than 200 students shared their scholarly research at the 13th annual event on campus.


Noted speakers featured at upcoming commencement ceremonies

A scientist and a former Oregon Supreme Court justice are among the speakers at Willamette's graduation ceremonies.


International Museum Day: May 18, 2013

Hallie Ford Museum of Art have free admission on May 18 in honor of International Museum Day.

Students write book through environmental history course

In “Finding a Sense of Place: An Environmental History of Zena,” 25 students present the first comprehensive look at Zena's past.


Students Honored for Pro Bono Work

Students throughout the law school donated more than 3,400 hours of legal work


Willamette Professors Testify at State Legislature

Testimony highlights diverse areas of expertise


Free music, art showcased at Wulapalooza festival April 27

The 15th annual Wulapalooza, Willamette University’s free music, art and Earth festival, will take place April 27 on Brown Field.


Stephen Yamada uses his communication skills in new job

Through the connections he’s made at Willamette, Stephen Yamada embarks upon a communications career.

Willamette student awarded national Truman Scholarship for grad school

Mariah Grubb '14 learns she's a Truman Scholar during the last 10 minutes of an anthropology class.


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

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


Carley Kwiatkowski strives to dispel stereotypes of African culture

After four trips to Africa to teach, learn Swahili and perform research, Carley Kwiatkowski '13 is heading back to intern with the Southern Economic Development Organization.

Botanical Society of America recognizes two WU students

Erin Banks Rusby ’13 and Teresa Byrd ’13 are among 25 students receiving national honors.


Evan Buechley '06 earns a NSF graduate fellowship to study birds

With the funding, Evan Buechley ’06 will study bird communities on coffee farms in Ethiopia.


Andreas Goldner reflects on the horrors of the Holocaust

On April 8, Andreas Goldner will share his personal story of survival and reflect on how the horrors of the Holocaust could have happened in a lecture sponsored by Willamette University’s Jewish Student Union.


Emmanuel Rodriguez '15 invited to study public health careers in NY

Emmanuel Rodriguez will participate in the Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program.


Language in Motion program expands to schools across Oregon

A new grant will fund language and cultural activities in schools across Oregon.


Three WU science professors receive grants to fund their research

Several students will receive paid summer jobs through funding from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.


Faculty present spring concert April 2

Willamette University’s faculty trio is presenting a program of Ludwig van Beethoven, Ernest Bloch and Maurice Ravel at 7:30 p.m. April 2 in Hudson Hall.


Willamette Events Board works to keep student body entertained

Through organizing campus events, students on the Willamette Events Board learn lessons in money management, community outreach and teamwork.

Peter Harmer's study chosen as a top story by Journal Watch Neurology

Peter Harmer's study reveals the positive effects Tai Chi has on Parkinson patients.


Kyle Davey '13 received a Carson Grant

The faculty and students congratulate Kyle Davey '13 for his Carson Grant titled "A Comparison of Increases in Resting Energy Expenditure in Response to HIIT and Steady-State Aerobic Training". Congratulations Kyle!