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October 2010 News

Select October media clips Stories from the news.

11-04-2010

Willamette among best values Kiplinger’s Personal Finance named Willamette one of the best value private liberal arts colleges in the nation.

10-28-2010

WU gets high marks for green efforts The Sustainable Endowments Institute’s latest college report card gives Willamette As for many programs.

10-27-2010

College Colloquium grants renewed A new grant allows Willamette to continue offering a summer research program for freshmen.

10-26-2010

WU awards sustainability grants Vermicomposting and sustainability books for schoolchildren are among the projects that were funded.

10-21-2010

Science Pub: David Craig “Friends or Foes? Facing the Facts about American Crows” kicks off Willamette's series in partnership with OMSI.

10-19-2010

Professor featured on PBS The crow research of Professor David Craig and his colleagues is the subject of the next episode of “Nature.”

10-19-2010

Grant enhances Canadian studies Politics Professor Sammy Basu earned his fifth grant from the Canadian Embassy to fund academic opportunities.

10-19-2010

Alumna hits the silver screen Theatre graduate Jillian Kramer ’04 stars in John Carpenter’s latest horror film.

10-18-2010

Salem Peace Lecture Father John Dear, an internationally known voice for peace and nonviolence, will discuss ways we can move toward a more just and sustainable society.

10-18-2010

Lecture: Women’s Work in Spanish Paintings An art history expert will discuss the influence of paintings of women’s labor on the modernization of Spain.

10-18-2010

Willamette alumnus appointed CEO Fahad Al-Hamidi ’88 was recently named the chief executive officer for Global Saudia.

10-14-2010

Lecture: New York Times journalist David Rohde The Taliban held journalist David Rohde prisoner for seven months — now the WU community can hear his story.

10-14-2010

Law professor’s sustainability work honored Robin Morris Collin received an award from the Oregon State Bar for leadership in sustainability issues.

10-12-2010

Alumnus wins Nobel Prize in Economics Dale T. Mortensen ’61 earns the 2010 prize for his analysis of labor markets.

10-11-2010

New installation focuses on landscape of the American West Gallery will be used for faculty-curated exhibitions.

10-08-2010

Professor to play at international jazz festival James Miley's group Bug will headline at Jazzmandu.

10-08-2010

Museum presents family activity day Participants will create art representing the four elements of nature.

10-08-2010

Education professor wins national grant Steve Rhine earns $742,000 to create a center with resources for teaching algebra.

10-08-2010

Willamette debuts renovated theatre The playhouse features a state-of-the-art theatre for performances and enhanced production labs for student work.

10-06-2010

Alumna awarded theatre fellowship Shana Cooper ’99 earned a national fellowship in recognition of her achievements in the theatre world.

10-04-2010

Biology professor earns NSF grant Gary Tallman’s grant will pay for collaborative student-faculty research on plants and climate change.

10-04-2010

Words as Art in Ancient Greece Alexandra Pappas will deliver the third annual Lane C. McGaughy Lectureship in Ancient Studies on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rogers Music Center at Willamette University.

10-01-2010

Sandow Birk: Dante's Inferno Birk re-imagines Inferno in contemporary Los Angeles.

10-01-2010

Center for Asian Studies teaches about Cambodia A survivor of genocide in Cambodia details his efforts to improve the country’s schools.

10-01-2010