January 2014 News

Economics professor researches impacts of shadow banks in China

Yan Liang is traveling to China to investigate the causes, effects of shadow banks.


Statement of support for Conner Mertens

The team and community show support as the Bearcat kicker comes out publicly.


Willamette community offers support to bisexual athlete Conner Mertens

After publicly coming out as bisexual, WU football player expresses gratitude for overwhelming support.


Civil rights panelists share how MLK's dream has affected their lives

Legal experts spurred by MLK to champion for fairness for all.


Science, art intersect in new installation at Willamette

Science and art meet in “Where-Wolf (Willamette University),” a new exhibition showing in the Rogers Gallery through May 15.

Alumnae share commitment to advocacy in San Francisco

After discovering their calling at Willamette, 2008 graduates Dawn Albert and Jenny McKenzie continue working as advocates in San Francisco.

Waller Piano Trio to compete at the national MTNA conference in March

The Willamette chamber group is the first in Oregon to compete at the MTNA national conference.


"Proof" explores human behavior

“Proof,” an award-winning play that explores the boundaries between genius and instability, is opening Feb. 14 at Willamette University.

"Proof" explores human behavior

Art History: Hogue-Sponenburgh Lecture

WU students, staff serve community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Nearly 200 Willamette students and staff volunteered at six sites throughout Salem on Jan. 20.


Bryant '09 transforms his interest in city government into a career

His interest in city government was cemented as a Willamette student. Now Ben Bryant '09 works as the management analyst for the City of Tualatin.

Willamette breaks world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

Willamette is the new record holder in Red Light/Green Light for having the most players.


Remembering Dale Mortensen '61

The renowned economist and Nobel Prize-winning alumnus championed education.


Pardon Our Dust

Capital projects are underway

Capitol interns gain insight into service, political careers

Each year, dozens of Willamette University students intern with legislators, state leaders and the governor at the Oregon State Capitol. No other college or university in the Northwest offers such direct access to state government.

"The Next Scott Nadelson" earns Oregon Book Award nomination

English professor Scott Nadelson receives nod for his memoir, "The Next Scott Nadelson."