February 2013 News

Alumnus touts benefits of SCRP

Evan Larson '02 credits his achievements in scientific research to his start at Willamette.

Willamette Academy: "Believe in Me" fundraiser

On March 15, Willamette Academy is hosting "Believe in Me," a fundraiser to celebrate its students' successes.

The Intersection of Science and Art

Summer research and mentoring from professors have helped Erynn Rebol ’13 pair her diverse interests as she works toward a career as a behavioral ecologist.

Finding common ground

Andrew Sullivan discusses being a homosexual, Christian conservative at the Atkinson Lecture Series.

WU professor lectures in the Philippines

Atkinson professor Elliot Maltz received a Fulbright to teach marketing topics for three weeks.

Lecture: Artist Michael C. Spafford

Michael C. Spafford to discuss his career and artistic influences April 12

Lecture: The State of Hate in America

Mark Potok explains why the radical right has grown at free talk.

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer visits Law School

The congressman took questions from students and faculty about redistricting and spending cuts.

Professor Elliot Maltz Makes Fulbright Visit to the Philippines

Delivers Lectures on CSR, Sustainability Management and Marketing

Making Connections

Continuing Instructor Courtney Dillard builds community by dining with strangers across the country

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer Visits Law School, Discusses Redistricting and Spending Cuts

Congressman takes questions from students and faculty

Small-money donations “good for democracy,” Federal Elections Commission Chair says at Willamette Symposium

Symposium featured Oregon elected officials and national campaign finance experts

Willamette Singers to perform in Dallas

WU's jazz ensemble is one of two college ensembles to perform at the ACDA convention on March 15.

WU professor earns NSF grant

With the funds, Stasinos Stavrianeas will work to transform biology education.

Students attend national conferences

The students are sharing their data on criminology, a college bridge program and immigration policy.

Poetry and American culture collide in new book

A Willamette professor's book is nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.

Social Pow wow

Willamette University's student Native American Enlightenment Association (NAEA) presents its Eleventh Annual Social Pow wow on March 9.

Musical: "The Secret Garden"

Family relationships explored in "The Secret Garden"

Dempsey Lecture boasts full house

More than 1,000 people flocked to Willamette to hear Joel Salatin share his views on local food.

Poetry Reading: Paulann Petersen

Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen will read selections from her recent work on March 13 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

Keeping Campus Running

Four student leaders share what it takes to steer Willamette’s co-curricular programs — and the lessons they learn along the way.

Peace Corps recognizes Willamette

The university ranks among the top small schools for number of alumni volunteers.

TIUA class arrives from Japan

Willamette welcomes 121 students who will spend the next year living and studying in Salem.

Beseda is named vice president

Michael Beseda is selected to lead university enrollment and communications.

One voice can make a difference

A play about Native American mascots shows Willamette students that they have the power to make change.

Lecture: Photography and Race

As part of the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture Series, contemporary artist Myra Greene will explore photography’s depiction of race.

Clinic's Guantanamo Bay Case Headed to Federal Court for Oral Argument

The case is one of two involving detainees at Guantanamo Bay

WU student shares research

Jay Howard '14 will present his work on molecular motor myosin at the Biophysical Society meeting in Philadelphia.

Celebrating the Latest Willamette MBAs

MBA for Professionals Commencement, Steve Bass of OPB Serves as Speaker