April 2010 News
Mexican folk art exhibition “Selections from the Arreguin-Lytle Collection” opens May 29.05-07-2010
Select April media clips Stories from the news and web.05-03-2010
Freshman named Kemper Scholar Keith Fakhoury ’13 was selected for the prestigious national scholarship-mentorship program.04-28-2010
Alumnus wins NSF fellowship Alex Compton ’06 earned a notable award to support his molecular biology research in graduate school.04-28-2010
Museum announces 2010-11 exhibitions A wide variety of exhibitions have been planned for 2010-11 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art.04-27-2010
Graduate School of Education accreditation GSE earns accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.04-26-2010
Alfredo Arreguin exhibition Seattle artist is inspired by flora and fauna of Mexico and Pacific Northwest.04-26-2010
Grants to fund new collaborative model Mellon awards Willamette $710,000, including $460,000 to support a new model for student-faculty collaboration.04-22-2010
"Maria Tallchief" screening with filmmakers Watch a free screening of a documentary about first New York City Ballet prima ballerina.04-20-2010
Princeton Review calls Willamette “green” A new guide features Willamette among the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges.04-20-2010
Student earns Fulbright Grant Anthropology major Caitlin Casebolt ’10 will head to Germany for a year to teach English.04-20-2010
Professor awarded $211,749 for Zena Forest Karen Arabas secures an OWEB grant to restore the watershed, providing critical habitat and hands-on learning opportunities.04-19-2010
Richard Ellis earns grant for book project Ellis will explore the intersection between discrimination and freedom of association in the Boy Scouts.04-19-2010
Law professor quoted by Associated Press Keith Cunningham-Parmeter provided his employment law expertise regarding a medical marijuana case.04-16-2010
Lecture: Ancient Egypt resurrection beliefs Dr. Lanny Bell, professor of Egyptology at Brown University, will address the ancient Egyptian belief of the resurrection of the dead.04-15-2010
GSE partners with Willamette Academy Graduate School of Education students learn from academy families to improve parent-teacher relationships.04-14-2010
Student named Truman Scholar The award for students planning public service careers provides Hannah Harper ’11 up to $30,000 for graduate school.04-14-2010
Grant funds partnership with high school teacher Partners in Science program connects Professor Sarah Kirk with a local HS teacher for research.04-13-2010
Theatre premieres kabuki “The Sardine Seller’s Net of Love” will also play in Portland.04-13-2010
Willamette honors faculty Ten professors received awards for scholarship, leadership, service and teaching excellence.04-13-2010
Professor produces CD in Ford Hall The improvised dance music on Professor Mike Nord’s latest CD was mixed and mastered in Ford’s new studio.04-13-2010
Students explore U.S. democracy Students from Bosnia and Herzegovina are on campus this month to learn about leadership, civic engagement and debate.04-08-2010
Read The Scene online The latest issue of the university magazine features alumni sharing how they use their Willamette degrees.04-06-2010
Global climate change discussion Former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury will present "An Inconvenient Truth" on April 5.04-05-2010
Music professor earns notable award The Oregon Arts Commission honored cellist Hekun Wu with a Career Opportunity Award.04-05-2010
Rowing team in top 10 The Willamette women’s varsity eight+ crew ranks ninth in the country in the latest coaches poll.04-05-2010
Students host bike race The Willamette cycling team sponsored a criterium race around the Capitol for students and the community.04-05-2010
David Altman awarded grant to study myosin The physics professor will work with four undergraduates in research on these molecular motors.
Music. Fun. Food. Wulapalooza Music, food and fun await at the 12th annual festival.
Undergraduates present research Students led classes on Student Scholarship Recognition Day as they shared their academic projects.
Museum awarded largest ever federal grant National Endowment for the Arts awards $75,000 to the Hallie Ford Museum for Grand Ronde Gallery.