January 2013 News

Five Northwest artists showcase use of found, recycled objects in exhibit

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

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Tiger Club partners with Bush Elementary to mentor youths

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

WU Theatre presents “Brightly Dawning Day” in February

WU Theatre presents “Brightly Dawning Day”

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

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

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Human Rights Clinic Students Research Right to Water in Belize

Students investigated access to clean water and sanitation

Human Rights Clinic Students Research Right to Water in Belize

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

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U.S. Navy Band to perform at Willamette University Feb. 15

U.S. Navy Band to perform at Willamette University

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Women Lawyers Group Honors Career and Professional Development Director Myles

Phylis Myles was a founder of Oregon Women Lawyers

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Willamette celebrates African culture

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

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Rare discovery lands WU student on cover of British Archaeology

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

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Alumna uses her majors to publish her first illustrated cookbook

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

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WU student revels in winning the New x NW writing competition

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

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Willamette features political commentator Andrew Sullivan

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

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Mascot issues explored through Willamette Day performance

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

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WU students use poetry to help prison inmates express themselves

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

Maintenance of family life explored in new exhibit at Willamette University

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.

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Two WU students accepted into Teach for America program

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

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Professor Steve Green a Finalist for Oregon Book Award

Green is one of five nonfiction finalists

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Willamette professors named finalists for Oregon Book Awards

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

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Activist Julian Bond to share insights into the Civil Rights Movement

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

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New students gain appreciation for Salem through College Colloquium

New students gain appreciation for Salem through class

America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

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