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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. October 19, 2016
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Event Image Exhibition | Jan Zach: Works on Paper | July 30 - October 23
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Explore the drawings, sketch books, and sculpture maquettes created by the late University of Oregon professor Jan Zach (1914-1986). Curated by HFMA collection curator Jonathan Bucci, the exhibition will draw from the museum’s extensive collection of Zach’s art, and from the Pacific Northwest Artist Archive housed at Willamette University’s Hatfield Library.

Zach was born in Slany, Czechoslovakia and came to the United States via Brazil and Victoria, BC to teach sculpture at the University of Oregon for 20 years. As a practicing artist, Zach explored themes of light and movement in nature.  

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Event Image Exhibition | Russell Childers: Oregon Outsider | July 30 - October 23
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Russell Childers (1915-1998) was a self-taught wood carver whose themes focused on memories of his mother, childhood, animals, important historical figures, Western imagery, and his life at Oregon Fairview Home in Salem, where he lived for 39 years. Organized by collection curator Jonathan Bucci, the exhibition will feature 25 wood sculptures on loan from public and private collections throughout the western United States.

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Event Image Exhibition | Strange and Wonderful: American Folk Art... | Sept 17 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Strange and Wonderful: American Folk Art from the Willem and Diane Volkersz Collection

Willem and Diane Volkersz of Bozeman, Montana have collected folk and outsider art since the mid-1970s, amassing an extensive collection over the past 40 years. Organized by director John Olbrantz under the guidance of the Volkersz’, this exhibition features 108 objects by 32 artists that reflect the breadth and scope of this remarkable collection. Included in the exhibition are paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics, textiles, and mixed media works by self-taught and outsider artists such as the Rev. Howard Finster, Arthur Frenchy, Robert E. Smith, and Sarah Taylor, among many others. 

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Event Image Mid-Semester Kickoff! Presented by WEB
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

Join WEB for mid-semester kickoff! We'll be giving away hot cocoa, cookies, and WEB swag to help brighten spirits for mid-semester.
Location: Jackson Plaza
Rain Location: UC 1st floor
ABA Public Law Panel
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

*WU Campus - Law School

Are you interested in working for the government either during school or post-grad? Wednesday- Oct. 19th, 12:30-1:30 in Room 217 ABA Public Law Panel Nani Apo, Assistant Attorney General, Oregon DOJ Kenny Montoya, Marion County Counsel Sean O’Day, League of Oregon Cities Haley Percell, Attorney, Oregon School Boards Association Pizza, salad and sodas provided along with some ABA swag.
History Department Fall Social
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

The History Department is proud to present their Fall Social 2016! Come join the department for a delicious dinner, while also receiving great information about Spring history classes, opportunities available in the History Department, and a lovely game of history jeopardy! Professors will be available to answer more questions about their classes and to participate in jeopardy. This event is open to any students interested in learning more about history classes or the department.
Event Image The Portland MBA-P Experience: Finance and Economics for Managers
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

*WU Campus, Portland Center
Willamette Portland Center
905 NW 12th Ave
Portland, OR

One of the best ways to learn if the Willamette MBA is a good fit for you is to experience it firsthand. By attending the Willamette MBA for Professionals Experience, you will get the opportunity to meet with an admissions staff representative, join a cohort for class and talk with students and professors at dinner. Before class, you'll meet a staff member for the program overview and tour. The Finance and Economics for Managers class runs from 6:00-7:30pm and you'll enjoy the included catered dinner from 7:30-8:00pm and chat with students about their experience in the program.
DebateWatch: US Presidential Debate
5:45 PM - 8:00 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

Join us for the third and final DebateWatch of the 2016 US Presidential campaign! Willamette DebateWatch events bring together community members to view the US Presidential debates and participate in discussions about issues related to the election. At 5:45, Professor Cindy Koenig Richards will kick off DebateWatch with a 10-minute talk about candidates' strategies and what to watch for as Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump debate. At the conclusion of the televised debate, student leaders will facilitate small group conversations. Held in conjunction with the Commission on Presidential Debates, the public is welcome to attend these free, non-partisan, student-led events. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. In 2012, each DebateWatch session drew hundreds of attendees from the Salem community, including journalists who joined students, faculty, staff and others discussing the debate live on Twitter using the hashtag #WUDW.
Salem Peace Lecture
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

The 27th Annual Salem Peace Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Robin DiAngelo, speaking on the topic: We must talk about Race: What makes that so hard for white people?
Poi Club Meeting & Casual Performance
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Outside

Poi club will gather for our weekly meeting and casual performance of fire spinning. Everyone is welcome.

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