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Travis Stiles ’05 Named Johnson and Johnson trailblazing scientist

Travis Stiles ’05 president and CEO of Novoron Bioscience moves closer to reversing nerve damage caused by Multiple Sclerosis.

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Tynan Gable ’17 recognized for Hatfield Library Research Award

Tynan Gable ’17 was commended by the adjudication committee for the Mark O. Hatfield Library Research Award based on work from an EXSCI 248 class.

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Up with the lark for Willamette walks

Willamette students, faculty learn about birds and identify species.

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A summer of science turns students on to research

During this Willamette program, students make breakthroughs while working side-by-side with professors.

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The search for historical truth: Jason Lee and Willamette commemorations

Grace Pochis ’17 examines the influences that shaped how the history of the university and Jason Lee has been told.

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Chemistry professor secures $325K National Science Foundation grant

David Griffith and senior research students study estrogen in aquatic environments.

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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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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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Combating climate change on the world stage

Jake Kornack '17 shares first-hand experience from the COP21 summit in Paris.

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Carson Scholars share research at public forum

A summer program enables students to study scholarly, professional or creative endeavors around the globe.

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Maya Kaup '17 stands up to her fears to champion important causes

Maya Kaup ’17 overcomes her aversion to the spotlight to champion important causes.

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What's God got to do with it?

Steve Green explores the origin of America's Christian founding narrative.

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Sonato ’15 works to connect Latinos and environmentalism

Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Christina Johnson '14 earns National Science Foundation fellowship

With the stipend, Christina Johnson '14 is pursuing her doctorate in microbiology.

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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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Student, alumnus earn Fulbright scholarships

Tejeswara Reddy ’12 and Elisa Ahern ’15 are both teaching English in Europe later this year.

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Humanity in Action names its first Willamette University fellow

Through the program, Maria Hernandez ’15 will explore national histories of discrimination and resistance.

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Two students earn fellowships to study public policy this summer

Juniors Grecia Garcia and Julian Juarez will learn about public policy and international affairs this summer.

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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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Unmasking a researcher

Kaeli Swift ’09 wears a mask as she uncovers the corpse. She knows she’s being watched.

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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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REU grant funds student research

The award supports scientific research opportunities for undergraduates.

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Alumna studies racism, colonialism in Canada through Fulbright grant

Em Dickey '11 will spend nine months studying racism, colonialism in Canada.

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Willamette students earn awards to study abroad in China this year

A scholarship is helping Yasmine Genena ’16 and Shelby Decker ’16 study abroad.

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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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WU chemistry student earns national scholarship for her outreach work

Jenny Grauberger ’15 is recognized for her work empowering women, advancing medical research.

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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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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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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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Sexism exists within the video game industry, according to student study

Jen Allaway '15 is encouraged by people's reactions to her study on sexism within the gaming industry.

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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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WU student shares her research on sexism in the video game industry

Jen Allaway '15 is discussing sexism within the game industry in San Francisco March 20.

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Martha Sonato '15 jump-starts her career through the PPIA program

Through the highly selective program, Martha Sonato '15 will learn about public policy.

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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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Wesselhoeft '06 awarded Fulbright to pursue her dissertation research

Through the grant, Wesselhoeft will pursue her dissertation research in France.

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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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Student gained job skills from internships, study abroad program

Keith Fakhoury '14 answers questions about internships and an international exchange program.

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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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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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Two WU students share insights on health care reform efforts in India

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

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Willamette student participated in selective summer research program

Katherine Lacy '15 spent her summer conducting scientific research through the Amgen Scholars Program.

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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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Beth Phillips '05 awarded Fulbright to study maternal health in Nigeria

With the award, the Willamette alumna will study maternal health issues in Nigeria next year.

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Stevie Gildehaus '13 awarded Fulbright grant to teach in Brazil

The Willamette alumna will teach English at a university in Brazil next year.

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Alumna receives Fulbright grant

With the aid, Emily Anderson '12 will teach English at a university in Costa Rica next year.

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WU senior earns accolades for his thesis at a national conference

Alex Kubitz's paper ties for best by the Northwest Communication Association.

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Alumna cites WU for helping her win a Fulbright grant to teach in Russia

Intent on helping survivors of domestic violence, Kathryn Burns '12 explains how the award ties to her career goals.

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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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Willamette student awarded national Truman Scholarship for grad school

Mariah Grubb '14 learns she's a Truman Scholar during the last 10 minutes of an anthropology class.

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Emmanuel Rodriguez '15 invited to study public health careers in NY

Emmanuel Rodriguez will participate in the Columbia Summer Public Health Scholars Program.

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Documentary features conservation efforts of Evan Buechley '06

Evan Buechley '06 and his work are featured in the documentary, "Scavenger Hunt: An Unlikely Union."

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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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