April 2013 News

Art museum awarded NEA grant The funding will support a new exhibit opening at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in August.


Alumna earns Fulbright grant Intent on helping survivors of domestic violence, Kathryn Burns '12 explains how the award ties to her career goals.


SSRD celebrates students' works More than 200 students shared their scholarly research at the 13th annual event on campus.


Commencement speakers picked A scientist and a former Oregon Supreme Court justice are among the speakers at Willamette's graduation ceremonies.


Students author book In “Finding a Sense of Place: An Environmental History of Zena,” 25 students present the first comprehensive look at Zena's past.


Festival: Wulapalooza The 15th annual Wulapalooza, Willamette University’s free music, art and Earth festival, will take place April 27 on Brown Field.


Art: Senior Art Majors April 13-May 12


President Thorsett delivers surprise Mariah Grubb '14 learns she's a Truman Scholar during the last 10 minutes of an anthropology class.


Professor named Oregon Book Award winner Andrea Stolowitz receives accolades for her award-winning play, "Antarktikos."


Students given botanist awards Erin Banks Rusby ’13 and Teresa Byrd ’13 are among 25 students receiving national honors.


WU alumnus earns NSF fellowship With the funding, Evan Buechley ’06 will study bird communities on coffee farms in Ethiopia.


Lecture: The Holocaust On April 8, Andreas Goldner will share his personal story of survival and reflect on how the horrors of the Holocaust could have happened in a lecture sponsored by Willamette University’s Jewish Student Union.


Student investigates public health careers Emmanuel Rodriguez will participate in the Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program.


Language in Motion program expands A new grant will fund language and cultural activities in schools across Oregon.


Faculty grants fund student research Several students will receive paid summer jobs through funding from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.


Music: Spring Concert Willamette University’s faculty trio is presenting a program of Ludwig van Beethoven, Ernest Bloch and Maurice Ravel at 7:30 p.m. April 2 in Hudson Hall.


WU professor's research receives national buzz Peter Harmer's study reveals the positive effects Tai Chi has on Parkinson patients.