May 2011 News

Select May media clippings Stories from the news and web.


Student heads to India through fellowship Jenny Seward ’11 earned an opportunity to spend nine months studying social enterprise abroad.


Athletes earn All-America honors Two Bearcat track and field athletes achieved All-America status during the NCAA Division III national competition.


Bearcats head to nationals Two tennis players and six track and field athletes will compete at the NCAA Division III Championships.


Scholarship sends students to Tanzania Isabella Guida ’12 and Carley Kwiatkowski ’13 earned a competitive national award to study abroad next year.


Willamette Academy graduation The public is invited to honor 18 Willamette Academy students who are graduating high school.


Theatre dedicated to Pelton The M. Lee Pelton Theatre commemorates the president’s leadership and long-standing commitment to the arts.


Graduate earns recognition for paper Chelsea Robinson ’10 recently had her research paper published and selected as an “outstanding example of student scholarship.”


Ross Palmer Beecher: Americana Ross Palmer Beecher is a Seattle mixed media artist who has developed a highly personal iconography based on American history and culture.


Lord and Schryver: Shaping our Cultural Landscape From June 22 through Sept. 18, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art will present an exhibition of garden designs from Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver.


Willamette honors Class of 2011 The university celebrated this year’s graduates in four commencement ceremonies.


Oregon Symphony classical concert The last concert of the 2010–11 season will highlight the talent of the symphony’s own musicians.


Willamette recognized for service The university's commitment to service was honored with the second highest recognition in a national award program.


Student earns Fulbright to Spain Lily Busher ’11 will teach English in Madrid through a prestigious national grant.


Willamette Academy benefit celebration The celebration and auction marks $40,000 in pledges from rotary club members to Willamette Academy.


Honors Recital Senior musicians perform on May 14 at 2 p.m. in Hudson Hall.


Student named Truman Scholar Erin Bloom’s award provides up to $30,000 in scholarships for students pursuing careers in public service.


Middle-schoolers learn at museum A new program helps students connect their social studies lessons with collections at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art.


Fulbright goes to Willamette senior Christopher Propst ’11 earned a national grant that will allow him to teach in South Korea.


Willamette honors Pelton Faculty, staff and students gathered to say farewell to President M. Lee Pelton, who is leaving Willamette after 13 years.


Student named Kemper Scholar Amara Fanucci ’14 earned a national award that provides her with scholarships and internship opportunities.


Lecture focuses on environmental justice Majora Carter visited Willamette to meet with students and discuss her work in urban sustainability.