March 2014 News

Art professor to attend teaching seminar

Ann Nicgorski was one of 21 professors nationwide chosen to attend the training in Chicago.


WU student shares study at national forum

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


Five students off to Idaho

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


Discovering her Calling

A competitive rower and university professor, Jenny Withycombe ’02, MAT’03 credits her success to lessons learned at Willamette.


Dempsey Lecture: The Secret Life of Stuff

Writer and director Annie Leonard connects the dots between all the "stuff" in our lives and the environmental, economic and social issues we face.

US News and World Report

Successful job placement contributes to the law school’s 28-spot jump in the U.S. News and World Report Best Law School Rankings

Willamette MBA Again Among Oregon’s “Top 100 Green Organizations”

Oregon Business Magazine praises AGSM’s sustainability efforts.

Hobgood releases new book

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


Music: Elizabeth Schumann

From Beethoven to Liszt, beautiful music awaits those who attend Willamette University’s Grace Goudy Distinguished Artist Series April 10, featuring pianist Elizabeth Schumann.

Grants spur scientific discovery

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


WU student picked for El Pomar Fellowship

Hannah Staller '14 will learn leadership, management skills in Colorado.


Science Lecture: Catherine Drennan

Catherine Drennan, a professor of chemistry and biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss science education with the Willamette community April 2 and 3.

James Cuno, CEO of Getty Trust, Named 2014 Atkinson Commencement Speaker

Willamette alumnus will earn honorary membership in Beta Gamma Sigma at May ceremony.

Literary Reading: Adrianne Harun

The Hallie Ford Literary Series is concluding the year April 3 with a lecture from novelist Adrianne Harun.

A Toast to Schilling Cider

Colin Schilling MBA’12 thrives on more than one apple a day.

WU student presents at national conference

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


Theatre: "The Trojan Women"

The difficult questions of war and the price one pays for unchecked aggression are explored in “The Trojan Women,” playing at Willamette University April 10-26.

Writer Sherman Alexie visits WU

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


Exploring Past Injustices

After covering stories worldwide during a 43-year journalism career, R. Gregory Nokes ’59 now writes about something much closer to home: Oregon history.


Reading: Wendy Willis

Author Wendy Willis ’88 will visit Willamette on March 12 to read from her collection of poems, “Blood Sisters of the Republic.”

Willamette Academy: Believe in Me

Believe in Me fundraiser to benefit Willamette Academy students

Lecture: "Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies"

Seth Holmes, author of "Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States" will discuss the hidden perils farmworkers face during a lecture at Willamette University March 13.

Learning Alongside his Students

Nominated for an Oregon Book Award, English professor Scott Nadelson strives to inspire his students just as much as they inspire him.


WU student accepted into PPIA

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


Breaking Barriers

When she couldn't find opportunities to earn her MBA in her home country of Saudi Arabia, Iman Almutairi MBA ’14 set her sights on the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.


Art: Works by Us, Words by Us

Featuring art created by people with mental illnesses, "Works by Us, Words by Us" is showing at WU through March 14.


Lindsay Russo '15 received a Carson Grant

The faculty and students congratulate Lindsay Russo ('15) for her Carson Grant titled "Warm-Up Duration: Effect on Dynamic Knee Valgus for Female Soccer Players".


Keith Achepohl: If It Please You Lord

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