January 2012 News

Law school launches "3+3" program with Oregon State University The new program, like one already offered at Willamette, enables students to earn bachelor's and law degrees in six years.


Willamette recognized for Peace Corps service More than 300 undergraduate alumni have volunteered since its inception in 1961.


Puttin' on the Ritz The annual event transports attendees back to the swing era with an evening of jazz and big-band music and dancing.


President Steve Thorsett shares his passion for science Stories about the evolution of stars and his discovery of a planet are on tap for Feb. 6 talk.


Willamette University announces new head football coach Alumnus and Offensive Coordinator Glen Fowles '96 replaces Mark Speckman.


Willamette community unites to aid flood-relief efforts in Salem Flooding prompts redirection of Into the Streets service project.


U Think: Steven K. Green U Think series features law professor, litigator, historian and author Steven K. Green, who presents “How America Became a Christian Nation – and Other Myths.”


Art: "The Geography of Phenomena" An exhibition featuring the works of Oregon artist Kendra Larson is on display through May 13 in the Roger W. Rogers Gallery at Willamette University’s Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center.


Willamette University leads effort to develop Chinese Debate Association Chinese and Willamette students will take part in the new debate program.


Stonehenge: New Discoveries Seven years after launching a new series of excavations and research, archeologists are only now beginning to understand the true purpose and age of Stonehenge — an ancient structure that has long fascinated the world.


Dolores Huerta: Social Activist Dolores Huerta, president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and co-founder of United Farm Workers, will discuss social justice and public policy at Willamette University on Jan. 20.


U Think: The Musical Brain On Jan. 11, 2012, at 6:30 p.m., Willamette University’s U Think series highlights the intersection of neuroscience and music with “The Musical Brain.”