January 2013 News

Music: Red Priest

Red Priest featured at Grace Goudy Distinguished Artist Series

Hallie Ford Literary Series: Gabriel Blackwell

On Feb. 5, fiction writer Gabriel Blackwell will read selections from his works as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

Art: "Sacred Scraps"

Five Northwest artists will showcase their use of found, recycled and discarded treasures in the Hatfield Library throughout February.

Academic Intervention

Tiger Club mixes work and play to mentor youths at Bush Elementary School

Theatre: "Brightly Dawning Day"

WU Theatre presents “Brightly Dawning Day”

Professor Gwynne Skinner Retained as Expert to the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable

Prof. Skinner has litigated cases involving corporate complicity for human rights

Human Rights Clinic Students Research Right to Water in Belize

Students investigated access to clean water and sanitation

Giving back to the community

More than 120 Willamette students and staff volunteered throughout Salem Jan. 21 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Music: U.S. Navy Band

U.S. Navy Band to perform at Willamette University

Women Lawyers Group Honors Career and Professional Development Director Myles

Phylis Myles was a founder of Oregon Women Lawyers

Africa Week

The student African Studies Club will explore African culture through a week of conversation, activities and speakers Feb. 10 to 16.

WU student lands magazine cover

Jessica "Jo" Heupel appears on the cover of British Archaeology magazine for making a rare discovery.

Willamette grad writes cookbook

Alumna credits her study-abroad experiences as a student for inspiring her to publish her recipes.

Theatre student wins writing contest

As the inaugural student winner of NEW x NW, Emily Golden’s play is being performed in Portland.

Atkinson Lecture: Andrew Sullivan

As part of the Atkinson Lecture Series, writer Andrew Sullivan will present, "Knowing (and Loving) Thine Enemy: Gays, Conservatives and Common Ground.

Theatre: "KICK"

American Indian mascot issues will be addressed through Willamette’s Indian Country Conversations Series at this year’s Willamette Day performance.

Prisoner’s Poetry

Two Willamette students launch a new poetry-writing program at the Oregon State Penitentiary

Art: Paintings by Bethany Hays

An exhibition featuring the work of Bethany Hays is on display in the Roger W. Rogers Gallery at Willamette University’s Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center. The exhibition, “Piling Up: Paintings by Bethany Hays,” is on view from Jan. 14 through May 15.

Two students launch teaching careers

Through Teach for America, Brad Schultz and Candace Hamar will instruct disadvantaged youths.

Professor Steve Green a Finalist for Oregon Book Award

Green is one of five nonfiction finalists

Oregon Book Award finalists announced

Two Willamette professors will learn in April if they win awards in their respective categories.

Civil rights activist to visit Willamette

Julian Bond, past chairman of the NAACP, will discuss the Civil Rights Movement at Willamette Jan. 18.

Community Explorations

New students gain appreciation for Salem through class

Dempsey Lecture: Joel Salatin

America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture