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April 2015 News

Dempsey Lecture: Ma Jun


Dempsey Lecture: Ma Jun

Two students earn Oregon newspaper internships this summer


Zane Sparling and Emily Hoard will work at Oregon newspapers this summer.

Convocation panelists remain optimistic about Zena's future


Panelists review history, future of Zena during convocation.

Student, alumnus earn Fulbright scholarships


Tejeswara Reddy ’12 and Elisa Ahern ’15 are both teaching English in Europe later this year.

Willamette community explores its capitol connections at April 2 event


At the Oregon State Capitol, students and staff networked with alumni working in government.

Forum to examine vaccination perspectives


Forum to examine vaccination perspectives

2015 Kenitzer Award


Lindsay Russo ('15) has received the Kenitzer Award for academic excellence and outstanding contributions to advancing the ideals of the Department of Exercise Science.

Greg Walden Honored with Glenn L. Jackson Leadership Award


Annual award presented during commencement weekend.

Trial Practice offers courtroom experience, CLE credit


Gain intensive trial experience this summer at Willamette University Law’s Advanced Trial Practice course, taught by litigator William F. Martson, Jr.

Willamette celebrates Hawaiian culture this month with music, food


Just in time for the sunshine’s reappearance, Hawai’i Club is hosting two events this month to celebrate Hawaiian culture.

Willamette Dance Company hosts "Revolution" showcase April 16-17


The student-run Willamette Dance Company (WDC) is hosting “Revolution,” a 16-piece dance showcase, April 16 and 17.

Symeonides to serve as adviser for new Conflicts Restatement


Dean Emeritus Symeon Symeonides of Willamette Law, appointed by ALI as adviser for the new Restatement of Conflict of Laws, reflects on his national standing.

Professor Andrea Stolowitz earns second Oregon Book Award


Visiting English professor Andrea Stolowitz earns recognition for her play, "Ithaka."

Speakers chosen for 2015 commencement ceremonies


Marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco, recipient of the MacArthur "genius" award, will be honored with an honorary doctorate at Willamette University's commencement.

Wulapalooza unites community through music, art


Wulapalooza, Willamette’s 17th earth, art and music festival, promises another thrilling Saturday of camaraderie and celebration on April 25.

Appleman book examines contributions of jury system


Willamette Law professor Laura Appleman's book "Defending the Jury" explores the broader societal value of the jury system beyond determining guilt.

Jonny Saunders '15 catches research bug while studying brain functions

04.17.2015 | Article by Natalie Pate ’15, politics and French/Francophone studies major

Halfway through his Willamette education, Jonny Saunders '15 discovered his love for neuroscience. Now, he's off to graduate school to continue his studies.

More than 200 students share original projects for SSRD on April 22


More than 200 students will present their original projects — ranging from jazz performances to cutting-edge chemistry research — during the annual Student Scholarship Recognition Day (SSRD) at Willamette University.

Willamette ranks 13th in nation among green colleges


The Princeton Review recognized Willamette for its sustainability efforts.

ASIL honors Symeonides with book award


Discover the acclaimed work of Professor Symeon Symeonides in private international law. ASIL awarded his latest book for its masterful analysis.

Ma Jun believes transparency is key to solving China's pollution problem


Ma Jun, an environmental activist, discusses his work during the Dempsey Lecture Series.

Kruger to Deliver Commencement Address


Chip Kruger, Founder and Principal of Five Mile, will deliver the commencement address to 2015 graduates of the Atkinson Graduate School of Business.

Altman tests muscles' reaction to vibration


His experiment suggests myosin, a motor protein, is behind muscles' unusual behavior.

A traumatic event in middle school prompts Miller ’15 to remap her life


Volunteering at a hospital helped Emily Miller ’15 heal after the death of her best friend. Now her passion for medicine is taking her to medical school.

Christina Johnson '14 earns National Science Foundation fellowship


With the stipend, Christina Johnson '14 is pursuing her doctorate in microbiology.

Students become teachers for SSRD


On Student Scholarship Recognition Day, students lead the discussions as they present their projects.

Willamette Singers achieve global recognition through DownBeat award


The jazz group gains global recognition for second straight year.

Manny Rodriguez ('15) speaks at the Health Inequities Symposium


Explore the urgency for distal preventative interventions in diabetes. Manny Rodriguez's work delves into health equity at OSU's Health Inequities Symposium.

Seth Cotlar earns two grants to support his research project


With the awards, Seth Cotlar will continue research for his book.

Sonato ’15 works to connect Latinos and environmentalism


Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge.

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