October 2013 News

Prospective student asks President Thorsett "Why Willamette?"

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.

Working in Rwanda

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.

Working in Rwanda

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

Professor Mark Conliffe prepares his students for a lifetime of learning

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

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

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.


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

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


Acting lessons

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

Amanda Washko '10 gives acting lessons to WU theatre students

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

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.


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.


Kiplinger's names Willamette as one of the best value colleges in the U.S.

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


Religious topics probed through lunch lecture series at Willamette

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


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.


WU grad develops skills as a researcher, anthropologist

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


WU professor explores history of European socialism in new book

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


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.


Alum Rob Patridge named as OLCC Chair

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

Salem Revolution: How One Organization Plans to Modernize Oregon’s Government

How One Organization Plans to Modernize Oregon’s Government