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Street Law holds mock trial program for local high school students

Salem-Keizer high school students learned about the legal process and argued a mock case before an Oregon Court of Appeals judge.

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More than music: The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series

Series connects students at Willamette and beyond to exceptional learning experience.

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Oregon Supreme Court hears two cases at Willamette Law

College of Law students learn protocol, ask questions and watch real cases argued before the court.

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Indian Country Conversations brings Native and indigenous voices to campus

Jarvis Kennedy and Elizabeth Woody will present as part of the series’ spring events.

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Law Symposium brings health law community to campus

The Willamette Law Review held its annual Law Symposium February 3, highlighting the topic “Equity in Health Law.”

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Constitutional interpretation discussed by legal scholar Richard Epstein in Willamette Law lecture

Epstein will discuss how the Supreme Court deciphers the Constitution in his lecture "Our Implied Constitution."

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Roxane Gay delivers Atkinson Lecture

The acclaimed author and “bad feminist” inspired laughter, tears, social change and self-reflection.

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Season of Shakespeare

Willamette University Theatre’s new season features contemporary plays, music, dance and “Macbeth.”

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Beauchamp: The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till

The emmy-nominated filmmaker Keith Beauchamp shares Till's story.

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Convocation speaker addresses life’s great mysteries

Robert Krulwich of Radiolab urges first-year students to cultivate wonder about the world.

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Opening Days begins this week

Willamette gears up for a new academic year and the arrival of the class of 2020.

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In conversation with Anelise Zimmer '16

As the student speaker at Commencement 2016, Anelise Zimmer ’16 drew on her Willamette experiences and urged her fellow new graduates to find the courage to climb life’s mountains.

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Willamette’s annual Lū’au connected culture, community

The student-run production showcased history and tradition through music, dance, stories, song and food.

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Two plays open at Willamette April 14

"The Feathered Mantle" and "The Weaver and the Dress" celebrate Japanese Noh-style theatre.

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Distinguished Artists Series features Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder Duo

Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder Duo to perform April 12 in Salem

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Students reflect on this year’s Dempsey Environmental Lecture Series

Students share their take on this Vandana Shiva, this year’s Dempsey Environmental lecturer.

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Distinguished Artists Series features Sergei Babayan

The Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series will feature Sergei Babayan.

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Willamette welcomes Bearcat Days visitors

Admitted students and their families arrive this week for the first of three events.

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“The Hotel Casablanca” opens March 10

Secrets and misunderstandings ignite in comedic opera.

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“Vincent in Brixton” opens Feb. 18

Romance, destruction characterizes new Willamette production.

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Students explored meaning of art in “PIECES and PARTS”

Inspired by an art history class, the exhibition relied on student and faculty collaboration.

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Leonard Pitts discussed race relations Feb. 5

Leonard Pitts spoke at Willamette as part of MLK celebration.

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World War II helped shape Sen. Mark Hatfield’s political career

Hatfield ’43 made significant contributions to foreign policy during his 30-year career as an Oregon senator.

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MLK celebration to feature Leonard Pitts Jr.

Discussions, service reflect King's legacy.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates cancels January lecture

Concerns about health prompt the author to unschedule early 2016 appearances.

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Cuno ’73 addresses ISIS campaign

Cultural destruction threatens world heritage.

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Violinist Lara St. John to kick off the Distinguished Artists Series

The performance is slated for Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Rogers Music Center.

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Robert Edsel shares the heroism of World War II treasure rescuers

The best-selling author and producer spoke as part of Willamette’s Atkinson Lecture Series on Oct. 15.

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“bobrauschenbergamerica” opens Sept. 24

The comedy is based loosely on the works of American painter Bob Rauschenberg.

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Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21

Convocation speaker shares the science of happiness Aug. 21.

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Willamette University celebrates Class of 2015 at commencement

Three acclaimed speakers helped celebrate the achievements of WU graduates on May 17.

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Students encouraged to reduce waste by donating unwanted items

A joint rummage sale and donation drive is benefiting Greek life and the Union Gospel Mission.

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Students become teachers for SSRD

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students lead the discussions as they present their projects.

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Speakers chosen for 2015 commencement ceremonies

Speakers for the undergrad, graduate schools will share remarks May 17.

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Willamette community explores its capitol connections at April 2 event

At the Oregon State Capitol, students and staff networked with alumni working in government.

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Greenfield merged financial, social values at Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

Atkinson Lecture featured Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.

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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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Former Oregon Governor believes the fight for equality must continue

Former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts shares her personal story as part of a MLK celebration.

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Shimomura connects art making to life events in "An American Diary"

Artist Roger Shimomura will share how race, ethnicity influenced his art in "An American Diary" on Jan. 23.

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Willamette receives national honor for its commitment to serving others

The university is named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Alumni advise students on how to transition to the professional world

About 100 undergrads gained insight about the professional world at a networking event.

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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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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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Star Trees lighting hiatus intended to give trees time to recover from stress

To preserve their health, Willamette's beloved Star Trees are getting a well-deserved winter break.

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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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‘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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Cartoonist and author Lynda Barry welcomes students to Willamette

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

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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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25th Annual Lu'au Celebration

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

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Leonard believes citizen engagement is key to promoting sustainability

Environmentalist Annie Leonard stresses the value of "exercising citizen muscles."

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MIT professor encourages students to consider careers in the sciences

Catherine Drennan tours Salem to stress value of science education to students.

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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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Rhetoric and media studies students present research papers in Idaho

The rhetoric and media studies majors are sharing their research with the Northwest Communication Association.

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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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Best-selling author Sherman Alexie shares stories about his childhood

Through the Atkinson Lecture Series, Alexie gave insight into his childhood on the Spokane Indian Reservation.

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Filmmaker/physician encourages Willamette students to dream big

Maren Grainger-Monsen shared how she uses science and art to advocate for social change.

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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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Civil rights panelists share how MLK's dream has affected their lives

Legal experts spurred by MLK to champion for fairness for all.

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Waller Piano Trio to compete at the national MTNA conference in March

The Willamette chamber group is the first in Oregon to compete at the MTNA national conference.

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WU students, staff serve community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Nearly 200 Willamette students and staff volunteered at six sites throughout Salem on Jan. 20.

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Willamette breaks world record in game of Red Light/Green Light

Willamette is the new record holder in Red Light/Green Light for having the most players.

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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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Willamette hosts "Behind the Dream" events to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Willamette hosts "Behind the Dream" events to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

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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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Willamette students perform in two dance events on campus this month

In November, the theatre department and Willamette Dance Company (WDC) are both producing dance concerts.

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Two writers share works at literary reading Nov. 18 on campus

Writers Jay Ponteri and Emily Kendal Frey will read selections of their works Nov. 18 as part of the “New Voices Showcase” at Willamette University.

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Lessons on equality, liberty shared in one-man play, "Hold These Truths"

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

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Award-winning writer Lydia Davis gives free reading at WU Oct. 24

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

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Religious topics probed through lunch lecture series at Willamette

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

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Violinist opens Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series

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.

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Renowned Dutch professor speaks about nature, politics at Willamette

Nature and politics are among the topics discussed at a Sept. 24 lecture.

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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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Conference of the Birds

The search for the divine is showcased in “The Conference of the Birds,” opening Sept. 27 at Willamette University.

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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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Renowned astronomer shares advice during WU's convocation address

Speaker David J. Helfand touts the value of a liberal arts education in preparing students for jobs.

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Theatre announces 2013-14 season

Six productions, featuring rich storytelling, are planned at Willamette from September through April.

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

Six productions, featuring rich storytelling, are planned at Willamette from September through April.

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Astrophysicist offers advice to incoming students at convocation

David J. Helfand, president and vice chancellor of Quest University Canada, is Willamette University’s 2013 convocation speaker.

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Willamette University celebrates Class of 2013 at commencement

Several acclaimed speakers helped celebrate the achievements of WU's graduates this month.

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Willamette Academy celebrates the achievements of 17 graduates

On May 24, Willamette Academy will celebrate 17 academy students who are graduating from high school.

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More than 200 students shared their research through SSRD

More than 200 students shared their scholarly research at the 13th annual event on campus.

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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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Free music, art showcased at Wulapalooza festival April 27

The 15th annual Wulapalooza, Willamette University’s free music, art and Earth festival, will take place April 27 on Brown Field.

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Andreas Goldner reflects on the horrors of the Holocaust

On April 8, Andreas Goldner will share his personal story of survival and reflect on how the horrors of the Holocaust could have happened in a lecture sponsored by Willamette University’s Jewish Student Union.

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Faculty present spring concert April 2

Willamette University’s faculty trio is presenting a program of Ludwig van Beethoven, Ernest Bloch and Maurice Ravel at 7:30 p.m. April 2 in Hudson Hall.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer discusses redistricting, spending cuts

The congressman took questions from students and faculty about redistricting and spending cuts.

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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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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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Writer Gabriel Blackwell featured as part of Hallie Ford Literary Series

On Feb. 5, fiction writer Gabriel Blackwell will read selections from his works as part of the Hallie Ford Literary Series.

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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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WU Theatre presents “Brightly Dawning Day” in February

WU Theatre presents “Brightly Dawning Day”

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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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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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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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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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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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America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

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