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AGSM professor awarded endowed professorship

Tim Johnson will become the third Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management and Policy Analysis.

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Law Professor Friedman quoted in Associated Press article on settlement of Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit

Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman commented on the resolution of the Oregon v. Oracle lawsuit in a September 15 Associated Press story.

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Willamette welcomes new tenure-track faculty members

They join several departments in CLA, Law and AGSM.

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Rick's Cafe returns with new management, menu, brews

The College of Law's trendy hangout welcomes students back with a grand reopening tomorrow.

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Questions of justice

An unusual class takes Willamette students inside prison walls to discover a new perspective on crime and punishment.

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Life of the mind

As history professor Bill Duvall retires after 45 years at Willamette, we look at how he and other legendary faculty members have helped students discover the enduring benefits of a liberal arts education.

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Artists in residence

Studio art seniors say goodbye to Willamette with a show of talent.

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Law Professor David A. Friedman quoted in articles explaining Oregon v. Oracle's escalating legal cost and tactics

Willamette Professor of Law David A. Friedman comments on the escalating legal tactics involved in the Oregon v. Oracle case.

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Willamette Law Professor Green files amicus brief in SCOTUS case Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley

Scholars of legal and religious history, including Willamette Law Professor Steven K. Green filed an amicus brief for Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley, being heard by the United States Supreme Court.

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Law Professor Peter Molk discusses LLC owners, default statutory protections on New York Business Divorce podcast

Economics and law expert Willamette University College of Law Assistant Professor Peter Molk was interviewed by Peter Mahler host of the “New York Business Divorce” podcast.

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Law Professor Paul Diller comments on SCOTUS corruption ruling in Statesman Journal

Law Professor Paul Diller was quoted in a Statesman Journal article reporting on the United States Supreme Court ruling that ordered lower courts to reconsider whether the government's evidence of corruption is strong enough to try former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell.

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William J. Howe III JD‘75 receives Meyer Elkin Essay Award for article in the Family Court Review

Willamette University College of Law Alumnus William J. Howe III JD ‘75, received the Meyer Elkin Essay Award from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Family Court Review.

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Law Professor Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune article discussing Oregon’s legal tab

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Tribune article discussing the cost of the Oracle v. Oregon case.

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Law Professor Dobbins comments in PBJ article on ACA's 'Risk Corridors' program

Willamette's Civil Procedure Expert and Law Professor Jeffrey C. Dobbins commented in a PBJ Article Reporting on a Lawsuit by Health Republic Insurance Co. Seeking $20 Million Dollars.

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Willamette Law alumnus Donald L. Krahmer receives the 2016 Living and Giving Award

Willamette University College of Law alumnus Donald L. Krahmer Jr. ‘81, JD/MBA‘87 receive the Living and Giving Award.

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Law Professor Friedman discusses how law firm’s reorganization will impact law students

Willamette Associate Professor of Law David A. Friedman discusses how local law firm's reorganization will impact law students seeking employment.

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Law Professor Friedman quoted in PBJ article on Oracle v. Oregon dispute

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Business Journal article discussing the ongoing political ramifications of the Oracle v. Oregon legal battle.

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Law Professor Jeff Dobbins weighs in on Oregon's public records law

Willamette's civil procedure expert and law professor commented in Statesman-Journal article that reported on a recent judicial opinion concerning the ongoing dispute between former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes and The Oregonian.

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Law Professor Paul Diller makes sense of law affecting disputes between a city and its county

Diller sheds light on the city of Cascade Locks' legal options to open a water-bottling operation in Hood River County, where voters recently approved a ban on such facilities within the county limits.

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Willamette Law Professor David A. Friedman comments in PBJ article

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman was quoted in a Portland Business Journal article discussing Oracle’s latest legal tactic in an ongoing dispute with the state of Oregon

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Willamette Law Professor Steven Green quoted in Tennessean

Religion and law expert and Willamette Professor of Law Steven Green discusses hurdles to potential lawsuits from a bill to make the Bible the official book of Tennessee

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Theresa Wright JD’81 receives Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award

Willamette Law’s director of externships and alumna recognized for dedication and service

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Willamette Law Professor Keith Cunningham-Parmeter quoted in Oregonian

Employment law expert and Willamette Professor of Law Keith Cunningham-Parmeter weighs in on pay dispute between TriMet and union

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Hon. Paul De Muniz JD’75 honored with Literacy Trailblazer Award

Former OSC Chief Justice and Willamette Law’s Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence and alumnus has history of giving back to community

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Willamette Law Professor David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune

Commercial law expert and Willamette Associate Professor of Law David Friedman quoted in Portland Tribune article about Oracle’s failed Cover Oregon website

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Law professor is Willamette's first Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Warren Binford hopes to support the advancement of brain science research focused on child pornography.

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Sigma Chi honors Jim Booth '64 with award

The award is the highest honor Sigma Chi can bestow upon its members.

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Willamette greets new graduate students

Nearly 200 first-year students enrolled at Atkinson, College of Law

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Major construction projects wrap up across campus

The work affected everything from classroom space to parking lots

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Willamette celebrates Class of 2019 during annual convocation ceremony on Aug. 21

Psychology professor and author Dacher Keltner offers students advice on achieving happiness.

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Opening Days showcases Willamette's community to new students

From swimming to volleyball, the Class of 2019 explored Willamette’s offerings.

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More Willamette students are going Greek

Thirty-four percent of students took part in Greek life as of last spring.

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Career Services earns national recognition for its student programs

Willamette earns three top awards, two finalist recognitions in five years

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Upholding a Tradition

Willamette aims to break the world record in Red Light/Green Light.

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Green Initiative Fund awards sustainability grants to students, staff

The awards will improve facilities, reduce waste and promote sustainability.

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Willamette University launches renewed website this summer

The site is designed for mobile optimization and includes new multimedia tools for storytelling.

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Construction projects underway

The work includes renovating a residence hall and remodeling lab spaces.

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Seth Cotlar earns two grants to support his research project

With the awards, Seth Cotlar will continue research for his book.

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Altman tests competing explanations for muscles' behavior

His experiment suggests myosin, a motor protein, is behind muscles' unusual behavior.

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Professor Andrea Stolowitz earns second Oregon Book Award

Visiting English professor Andrea Stolowitz earns recognition for her play, "Ithaka."

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Courtney Stevens recognized in "40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire"

NerdScholar recognized Courtney Stevens in its "40 Under 40: Professors who Inspire."

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Tomodachi Program promotes friendship across cultures

Tomodachi participants share American culture with ASP students — and find they learn just as much from the experience.

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Biologist explores the science behind owl attacks on Salem runners

Dave Craig discusses the science behind "Owlcapone's" behavior.

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History professor selected for CIC seminar at Yale University in June

Seth Cotlar is participating in a seminar on slave narratives at Yale University in June.

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Amadou Fofana wins Mellon Fellowship at Duke University

Amadou Fofana has been awarded a Humanities Writ Large fellowship at Duke University.

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Math Department promotes team building through NSF research grant

A National Science Foundation grant is funding undergraduate mathematics research.

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Remember poetry

In "Poetry," Chasar considers the vanishing memorized poem.

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Roger Shimomura discusses how stereotypes have influenced his art

Shimomura discusses his creative process Jan. 23 as part of MLK celebration.

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Willamette's Global Community

The American Studies Program represents a world of experience.

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'Oh Myyy' — George Takei sheds light on social justice issues

Actor, social justice activist shares stories of personal struggle during Atkinson Lecture.

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Businessweek ranks Willamette's MBA as among best in the country

Only two schools in the Pacific Northwest made Businessweek's 2014 list.

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Speaker wants ‘yes’ on 88

Jose Antonio Vargas speaks about the Oregon ballot measure and immigration reform.

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Author shares advice for how to create a sustainable campus

Mitchell Thomashow promotes personal, community and planetary well being at Oct. 21 lecture.

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Finding "The Lost Way"

The professor's latest book examines early gospels for insight into Jesus' teachings.

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Willamette Singers earned rare opportunity to perform with Ben Folds

Willamette's vocal jazz group performed with Folds and the Oregon Symphony in Portland Sept. 20.

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Altman named fellow of the Scialog 'Molecules Come to Life' Initiative

Through the fellowship, professor Altman will pursue untested ideas in physical cell biology.

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‘Oh Myyy’ — George Takei is coming to Willamette University Nov. 11

Takei, an actor and social justice activist, is the Atkinson Lecture Series speaker on Nov. 11.

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Oxford audience will guide Peel's writing of "NERON KAISAR"

The first scene of Peel's opera is being performed in Oxford, England on Sept. 18.

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U.S. News ranks Willamette among 2015's “Best Colleges”

Graduation rate and academic reputation are heavily weighted factors for the annual ranking.

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REU grant funds student research

The award supports scientific research opportunities for undergraduates.

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Cartoonist and author Lynda Barry welcomes students to Willamette

Barry brought humor — and song — to her opening convocation address.

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Lynda Barry discusses creativity at convocation address Aug. 22

American cartoonist and author Lynda Barry is delivering the convocation speech Aug. 22.

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Theatre announces 2014-15 season

Dramas, comedies and musicals are showing at Willamette from late September through early May.

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Through consortium, Northwest colleges launch a three-campus course

Foodsystems Northwest course connects colleges, students and sustainable agriculture.

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Experienced leaders bolster finance, operations and student affairs

Monica Rimai and Jackie Balzer will bolster finance, operations and student affairs.

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Statement about Professor Emeritus Robert Hess

Professor Emeritus Robert Hess passed away on Thursday, May 8.

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Politics professor continues book research through AAUW grant

With the award, Jonneke Koomen is researching how sexual violence is investigated, understood in East Africa.

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25th Annual Lu'au Celebration

The 25th annual lu'au featured fire, dancing and traditional island foods.

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Star professors speak at Faculty Colloquium

Award-winning professors shared insights into best teaching practices at a Faculty Colloquium April 25.

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New book by Richard Ellis explores gay rights, freedom of association

Politics professor Richard Ellis publishes “Judging the Boy Scouts of America."

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SSRD features something for everyone

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students share their research and artistic projects.

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Jazz became universal language in Nepal

Students, faculty members share passion for jazz at the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory.

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Willamette University awarded grant to support student research

A $700,000 grant is supporting research experiences in the arts, humanities and human sciences.

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WU awarded grant to enhance sustainability, Asian programs

The study of Asia and environmental sustainability is enhanced through a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.

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Molecular motors, ikebana and Pulitzer-winning novels: SSRD features something for everyone

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students lead the discussions as they share their research and artistic projects.

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English professor Allison Hobgood releases second book in two years

English professor Allison Hobgood explores the emotional experience of theater goers in Renaissance England.

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Two Willamette professors receive grants to fund their science research

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust helps fund hands-on research experience for six Willamette students.

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WU students, faculty to perform at Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory

WU students and faculty members are performing at the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory during spring break.

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Economics professor researches impacts of shadow banks in China

Yan Liang is traveling to China to investigate the causes, effects of shadow banks.

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"The Next Scott Nadelson" earns Oregon Book Award nomination

English professor Scott Nadelson receives nod for his memoir, "The Next Scott Nadelson."

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Activist Jamie Washington advises students how to fight for social justice

Activist Jamie Washington advises students how to fight for social justice

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Grants support new professor hires

Two M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust grants will support the addition of new scientists to the faculty.

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Basu named 2013 Professor of the Year

Recognized for his innovative courses and his passion for teaching, Basu joins the ranks of 10 other Willamette professors who have received the award.

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Carson Scholars present findings from summer research projects

Sexism, the neuroscience of beauty and astrophysics are among the topics presented.

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Brian Greene explains why science matters during Atkinson lecture

Brian Greene, a theoretical physicist, decodes mysteries of the universe during Willamette's Atkinson lecture.

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Pew study shows number of non-religious Americans on the rise

Professor David Gutterman shares why religious fervor is declining for some.

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Nord exhibits improvisation skills in "The Music of Noru Ka Soru Ka”

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

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Witkow researches role peer groups play in how kids respond to bullying

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

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WU grad develops skills as a researcher, anthropologist

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

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WU professor explores history of European socialism in new book

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

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Keith Dull exhibits "Dead Ends & Domestic Talismans" at Willamette

Describing the exhibition as “deep, fascinating and complex,” Keith Dull is displaying an array of his art prints at Willamette University through Dec. 13.

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Willamette professors advise students to explore their interests

Professors Courtney Stevens, Chris Smith and Joyce Millen dispense advice to students at convocation.

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Hallie Ford Literary Series features poet Arisa White at WU Sept. 25

Poet Arisa White will read from her works Sept. 25 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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WU attempts to set new world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

With more than 1,060 participants, Willamette likely set a new record in Red Light/Green Light.

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Biology professor Chris Smith awarded NSF CAREER grant

Biology professor Chris Smith will study Joshua trees and yucca moths with help from a CAREER grant.

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Associate dean appointed to task force to improve student learning

Mark Stewart focuses on improving student learning through new role.

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Michael Strelow bases new novel on the life of a 19th century brew master

Michael Strelow explores Portland's history through the life of a 19th century brewer.

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Noted speakers featured at upcoming commencement ceremonies

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

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Andrea Stolowitz wins Oregon Book Award for her play, "Antarktikos"

Andrea Stolowitz receives accolades for her award-winning play, "Antarktikos."

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Botanical Society of America recognizes two WU students

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

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Three WU science professors receive grants to fund their research

Several students will receive paid summer jobs through funding from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

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Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Jackson visits Willamette April 4

Award-winning filmmaker Lisa Jackson will show and discuss a selection of her short films April 4 as part of the Indian Country Conversations Series.

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WU professor discusses her award-winning drama, "Antarktikos"

Andrea Stolowitz' play, "Antarktikos," is making its world premiere at the Pittsburgh Playhouse.

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Award-winning author discusses challenges of living an urban life

Pulitzer Prize winning author Tim Egan will give a free lecture April 17 as part of the Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center Environmental Lecture Series.

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WU Theatre presents Shakespeare's dark comedy, "Measure for Measure"

Themes of corruption, justice and forgiveness intersect in Shakespeare’s dark comedy “Measure for Measure,” opening April 12 at Willamette University.

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Willamette Dance Company presents spring concerts April 19 and 21

On April 19 and 21 more than 100 students of all levels of experience will take the stage at WDC’s spring concerts.

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Author Michael Martone shares works at literary reading April 9

Contemporary author Michael Martone will read selections from his recent work on April 9 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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Peter Harmer's study chosen as a top story by Journal Watch Neurology

Peter Harmer's study reveals the positive effects Tai Chi has on Parkinson patients.

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Peter Harmer's study chosen as a top story by Journal Watch Neurology

Peter Harmer's study reveals the positive effects Tai Chi has on Parkinson patients.

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WU student shares Prisoner's Poetry program with international audience

On behalf of his team, Rey Goicochea '13 is attending Clinton Global Initiative University.

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New Music presents "Neron Kaisar"

On March 13, New Music at Willamette presents selected scenes from Peel’s opera-in-progress, “Neron Kaisar.” The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Hudson Concert Hall of the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center.

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Scott Nadelson credits the writing of his new book to teaching at WU

Scott Nadelson explores past struggles in his memoir, "The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress."

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Willamette Academy benefit celebrates students’ successes

On March 15, Willamette Academy is hosting "Believe in Me," a fundraiser to celebrate its students' successes.

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Writer Andrew Sullivan delivers Atkinson lecture at Willamette

Andrew Sullivan discusses being a homosexual, Christian conservative at the Atkinson Lecture Series.

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Atkinson professor won Fulbright to teach marketing in the Philippines

Atkinson professor Elliot Maltz received a Fulbright to teach marketing topics for three weeks.

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Mark Potok explains why the radical right has grown at free talk Feb. 28

Mark Potok explains why the radical right has grown at free talk.

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Willamette students share research at national conferences

The students are sharing their data on criminology, a college bridge program and immigration policy.

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Native American culture celebrated during Social Pow wow at Willamette

Willamette University's student Native American Enlightenment Association (NAEA) presents its Eleventh Annual Social Pow wow on March 9.

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Joel Salatin touts benefits of local food to full house on Tuesday

More than 1,000 people flocked to Willamette to hear Joel Salatin share his views on local food.

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Oregon's poet laureate will read her poems at Willamette March 13

Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen will read selections from her recent work on March 13 as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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Oregon's poet laureate will read her poems at Willamette March 13

Red Priest featured at Grace Goudy Distinguished Artist Series

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Michael Beseda to lead enrollment and communications

Michael Beseda is selected to lead university enrollment and communications.

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Play examines issue of Native American mascots

A play about Native American mascots shows Willamette students that they have the power to make change.

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Photographer to lecture on race in art and contemporary culture

As part of the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art Lecture Series, contemporary artist Myra Greene will explore photography’s depiction of race.

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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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