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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


WU student accepted into PPIA Through the highly selective program, Martha Sonato '15 will learn about public policy.


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.


Keith Achepohl: If It Please You Lord Achepohl has created as series of works on paper based on the ex-voto.