October 2013 News

Why Willamette?

President Steve Thorsett responds to a prospective student's question about Willamette.

The Hon. Edwin J. Peterson calls for repeal of Oregon death penalty

President Steve Thorsett responds to a prospective student's question about Willamette.

Museum's Charles Heaney artworks on loan to the Gordon House

Senior Faculty Curator Roger Hull lends hand with exhibition.

New efforts preserve the museum's Native American basket collection

350 Native American baskets get pampered.

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition, artwork, special events and more.

Grant brings new artworks by Native Americans to the Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A National Endowment for the Arts Grant brings the work of Feddersen, Watt and Kenta to the museum.

Governor makes Court of Appeals appointments

A National Endowment for the Arts Grant brings the work of Feddersen, Watt and Kenta to the museum.

Understanding global needs

Mariah Grubb '14 spent her summer in Rwanda, helping villagers start a peanut oil business while researching the role foreign aid organizations play in their lives.

Understanding her World

Mariah Grubb '14 travels to Rwanda, where she helps villagers create a business while conducting research on the role of foreign aid organizations.

Alums Johnnie and Lopez honored by Oregon State Bar

Mariah Grubb '14 travels to Rwanda, where she helps villagers create a business while conducting research on the role of foreign aid organizations.

The Hon. Paul J. De Muniz receives award for judicial excellence

Mariah Grubb '14 travels to Rwanda, where she helps villagers create a business while conducting research on the role of foreign aid organizations.

Beyond the Classroom

Mark Conliffe, who teaches Russian language and literature, forges ties with his students that last well after graduation.

Hammer and Birke attend International Academy of Mediators meeting

Mark Conliffe, who teaches Russian language and literature, forges ties with his students that last well after graduation.

Alum Bernasek seen as go-to lawyer for Oregon agriculture

Mark Conliffe, who teaches Russian language and literature, forges ties with his students that last well after graduation.

At 15, Hallie Ford Museum of Art shines beyond Salem

The Statesman Journal celebrates the museum's roots and first 15 years

Hughes Appointed to AGB Board

The Statesman Journal celebrates the museum's roots and first 15 years

Music: Bayla Keyes

On Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Willamette University’s Rogers Music Center, violinist Bayla Keyes will bring her extraordinary musicianship to this year’s opening concert for the Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series.

"Hold These Truths" imparts life lessons

Willamette students learn about equality and liberty from one-man play.

Paying it Forward

Actress Amanda Washko '10 visits Willamette this fall to instruct theatre students.

Paying it Forward

Actress Amanda Washko '10 visits Willamette this fall to instruct theatre students.

Willamette professor releases new CD

Mike Nord's latest release, "The Music of Noru Ka Soru Ka," combines Eastern and Western influences.

Author: Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize, is hosting a reading Oct. 24 at Willamette University.

Kiplinger's names Willamette a best value

WU ranks 85th in the nation for best value among liberal arts colleges.

Ibero-American Film Festival

WU ranks 85th in the nation for best value among liberal arts colleges.

Lunch lecture series explores religion

A wide range of ethical, spiritual and religious topics are discussed through the program.

WU researchers investigate bullying

Professor Melissa Witkow is working with students to better understand coping responses to bullying.

WU grad uses her degree

Ceara Lewis '13 is researching issues Native Americans encounter when harvesting plants on federal lands.

History professor publishes new book

William Smaldone's latest book explores the history of European socialism.

WU students tour India

Henry Harrison '13 and Shannon Waltz '14 share insights into heath care reform efforts for women and young children.

Gov. Kitzhaber names alum Patridge as OLCC Chair

Henry Harrison '13 and Shannon Waltz '14 share insights into heath care reform efforts for women and young children.

MBA Grad Writes The Story Of His Career

Logan McCune MBA’13 Inspires His Audience And Team With Narrative

Salem Revolution

How One Organization Plans to Modernize Oregon’s Government