April 2014 News

For the first time, Willamette musicians earn DownBeat awards

Two students and a choral group are recognized for their musical prowess.


Prof inspires Max Peterson to attend WU — and becomes his mentor

Max Peterson ’14 first saw Professor David Gutterman while visiting campus as a prospective student. He didn’t know he was meeting his future advisor.

Causes, solutions to food insecurity shared during free lecture April 30

Seven Willamette students are sharing the results of their semester-long study on local food insecurity April 30 at the College of Law.

WU chemistry student earns national scholarship for her outreach work

Jenny Grauberger ’15 is recognized for her work empowering women, advancing medical research.


New book by Richard Ellis explores gay rights, freedom of association

Politics professor Richard Ellis publishes “Judging the Boy Scouts of America."


Watanabe credits personal growth to cross-cultural experiences at WU

At Willamette, Tana Watanabe '14 relished opportunities to travel the globe and learn about Asian cultures. Now she's ready to enter the job market.

Art Blast! Color Explosion

Children's summer art workshop registration open

Noted speakers picked for 2014 commencement ceremonies

A Pulitzer-Prize winning writer and the former chairwoman of the Confederate Tribes of the Grand Ronde are receiving honorary degrees as part of Willamette University’s commencement celebration on May 11.

Leonard believes citizen engagement is key to promoting sustainability

Environmentalist Annie Leonard stresses the value of "exercising citizen muscles."


Willamette celebrates Hawaiian culture through 25th annual lu'au

Food, fire and fun await those who attend the 25th annual Lu’au April 26 at Willamette University.

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley MBA’10 works to close the gender gap in high tech.

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley MBA’10 works to close the gender gap in high tech.

Willamette Dance Company performs spring concert, "Illusions," April 17, 18

Willamette Dance Company performs spring concert, "Illusions," April 17, 18

Artist Demonstration with Robert Kentta

Saturday, May 24

Willamette University awarded grant to support student research

A $700,000 grant is supporting research experiences in the arts, humanities and human sciences.


Petersen Boring connects history, sustainability for her students

Wendy Petersen Boring '89 strives to connect history, sustainability to her students.

Willamette students share interests, accomplishments at SSRD April 16

More than 300 students will present their projects — ranging from jazz performances to cutting edge research — during Student Scholarship Recognition Day (SSRD) at Willamette University.

Fulbright grant enables graduating senior to teach English in Germany

Grace Katzmar '14 is heading to Germany in September to teach English for nine months.

MIT professor encourages students to consider careers in the sciences

Catherine Drennan tours Salem to stress value of science education to students.


Wulapalooza promises to unite campus community April 19

Wulapalooza promises to unite campus community April 19

WU awarded grant to enhance sustainability, Asian programs

The study of Asia and environmental sustainability is enhanced through a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.


Molecular motors, ikebana and Pulitzer-winning novels: SSRD features something for everyone

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students lead the discussions as they share their research and artistic projects.


ACSM Northwest 2014 Annual Meeting, Wenatchee, WA

A conference designed to review scientific principles related to human physiologic and physical systems and to apply these principles to specific functional and/or pathologic conditions.


International Museum Day: May 18, 2014

On Sunday, May 18, enjoy complimentary museum admission