April 2013 News

Register now for 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.

Economics through a Different Lens

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.

Art museum awarded NEA grant

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

NEA 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."

Vote For Art Via Facebook

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

Alumna earns Fulbright grant

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

Professor Wiltbank Honored for Angel Investing

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

SSRD celebrates students' works

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

Commencement speakers picked

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

International Museum Day

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

Students author book

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

Festival: Wulapalooza

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

Community minded

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

President Thorsett delivers surprise

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

Professor named Oregon Book Award winner

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

Finding Her Calling

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.

Students given botanist awards

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

WU alumnus earns NSF fellowship

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

Lecture: 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.

Student investigates public health careers

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

Language in Motion program expands

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

Faculty grants fund student research

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

Music: Spring Concert

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.

Entertaining Ideas

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

WU professor's research receives national buzz

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