April 2014 News

Jazz musicians win DownBeat awards

Two students and a choral group are recognized for their musical prowess.


A Valued Mentor

Max Peterson ’14 first saw Professor David Gutterman while visiting campus as a prospective student. He didn’t know he was meeting his future advisor.


Lecture: Food Insecurity

Seven Willamette students are sharing the results of their semester-long study on local food insecurity April 30 at the College of Law.

Chemistry student earns national award

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


Personal freedoms explored in new book

Politics professor Richard Ellis publishes “Judging the Boy Scouts of America."


Leading the Way

At Willamette, Tana Watanabe '14 relished opportunities to travel the globe and learn about Asian cultures. Now she's ready to enter the job market.


Art Blast! Color Explosion

Children's summer art workshop registration open



A Pulitzer-Prize winning writer and the former chairwoman of the Confederate Tribes of the Grand Ronde are receiving honorary degrees as part of Willamette University’s commencement celebration on May 11.

Dempsey lecturer dispenses advice

Environmentalist Annie Leonard stresses the value of "exercising citizen muscles."



Food, fire and fun await those who attend the 25th annual Lu’au April 26 at Willamette University.

Stemming The Decline Of Girls In The Technology Field

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley MBA’10 works to close the gender gap in high tech.

Dance: "Illusions"

Willamette Dance Company performs spring concert, "Illusions," April 17, 18

Artist Demonstration with Robert Kentta

Saturday, May 24


Mellon foundation funds student research

A $700,000 grant is supporting research experiences in the arts, humanities and human sciences.


Making History Come Alive

Wendy Petersen Boring '89 strives to connect history, sustainability to her students.


Student Scholarship Recognition Day

More than 300 students will present their projects — ranging from jazz performances to cutting edge research — during Student Scholarship Recognition Day (SSRD) at Willamette University.

Willamette student earns Fulbright

Grace Katzmar '14 is heading to Germany in September to teach English for nine months.

MIT professor visits Willamette

Catherine Drennan tours Salem to stress value of science education to students.


Music: Wulapalooza

Wulapalooza promises to unite campus community April 19

WU launches new program

The study of Asia and environmental sustainability is enhanced through a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.


Students present scholarly work

On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students lead the discussions as they share their research and artistic projects.


ACSM Northwest 2014 Annual Meeting, Wenatchee, WA

A conference designed to review scientific principles related to human physiologic and physical systems and to apply these principles to specific functional and/or pathologic conditions.


International Museum Day

On Sunday, May 18, enjoy complimentary museum admission