March 2011 News

Select March media clips Stories from the news.


Death of a Salesman Directed by Rod Ceballos, Willamette Theatre's production of "Death of a Salesman" features guest actor Mikel MacDonald as Willy Loman, acting professor Susan Coromel as Linda Loman and guest sound designer Cecil Averett.


Fulbright goes to politics prof David Gutterman will teach and conduct research in the Czech Republic thanks to a prestigious, competitive grant.


Chemistry professor earns grant Alison Fisher’s award will allow a local high school science teacher to join her in the lab for research.


Alexandra Opie and senior art students The Hallie Ford Museum of Art features two new exhibitions beginning April 9.


Prominent Afghan feminist to lecture Malalai Joya, a prominent Afghan feminist and war critic, will speak about the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan and its impact on the country's people.


Cinco de Mayo with Willamette Academy Celebrate at Mission Mill with dinner and entertainment while supporting local children.


Challenges to Church-State Separation A D.C. policy analyst will visit Willamette March 28 to discuss the separation of church and state.


Vocal Jazz Invitational Festival Willamette University's nationally recognized vocal jazz ensemble, the Willamette Singers, has invited three of the region's top high school jazz choirs to join them in performance.


New Music at Willamette The 20th anniversary gala concert will feature performances by multiple Willamette music faculty members.


Improv ensemble Noru Ka Soru Ka The Willamette Underground and Improvisational Program will present a performance by Noru Ka Soru Ka, improvised music and dance ensemble.


Classical music benefit concert Cellist Nancy Ives will join pianist Anita King in a recital to benefit the Oregon Symphony Association in Salem and the Willamette music program.


Musical responses to Emily Dickinson's poetry Music professors from Willamette University and Lewis & Clark College will team up for a recital of vocal settings of the poetry of Emily Dickinson.


Distinguished Artists Series: Imani Winds The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series presents the Imani Winds Quintet Wednesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Willamette University’s Rogers Music Center.


Ethiopian Christian Art Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art will present "Glory of Kings: Ethiopian Christian Art from Oregon Collections."


Willamette implements composting program The university is working with the county to compost food waste from campus dining halls.


Pander discussion Artist Henk Pander and curator Roger Hull discuss Pander's life, art and career.


22nd Annual Lu'au Hawai‘i Club presents the 22nd Annual Lu‘au on April 16 in Sparks Athletic Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.


Native America at the British Museum Jonathan King, Keeper of Anthropology at the British Museum, will discuss the collection.


Earthquake and tsunami update Tokyo International University of America's Gunnar Gundersen provides information about students affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. All students' immediate families are safe.


Willamette hosts institute in China Students are invited to join a post-session this summer focusing on sustainability and global engagement.


Commemorating students detained during WWII On April 1, Willamette will dedicate a bench, stone and plaque to students incarcerated during World War II.


CLA announces commencement speaker Introducing speaker Bill Nye and honorary degree recipients, including a Nobel Prize-winning alumnus.


Students form museum club The new club is working to build greater student involvement in Willamette’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art.


Alumnae honored for community impact Three Portland-area Willamette graduates have earned the Women of Influence Orchid Award.


Dramatic Vocal Arts: Hansel and Gretel Willamette musicians will present this classic opera on March 11 and 12.


Student organizations mobilize A bill in Congress is the latest in a long line of real-world issues to spark widespread involvement at Willamette.