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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. October 20, 2016
  
Thursday, October 20, 2016
MBA for Professionals Portland Prospective Student Coffee Chat
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Willamette Portland Center
905 NW 12th Ave
Portland, OR


Morning coffee chats are a great way to learn more about the Willamette MBA for Professionals program. We cap these meetings to 3 guests to ensure that we can also learn more about your career and educational goals. During the coffee chat, a representative will provide you with program details like, curriculum, scholarship and discount opportunities and ways the MBA can be a fit for you, as a working professional.
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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Convocation
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

Mental Health at Willamette. Come hear Don Thomson, Director of Bishop Wellness Center, talk about mental health issues affecting the WU student population, and learn more about services.
Event Image The Portland MBA-P Experience: Operations and Information Management
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 Operations and Information Management 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.
Sunset Alumni Happy Hour
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Off Campus

Join fellow alumni from Southern Cali for a happy hour at the Venice Whaler, a beach venue known for its upscale bar food, great cocktails, amazing ocean view and live music. Come to have a drink alongside friends with a beautiful sunset as the evening's backdrop.

RSVP to Allison Tenold '07 at allison.tenold@gmail.com.

Planning the Pre-Health Application Process
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Ford Hall

This session is for students planning to apply for a post-graduate health professions programs. It will cover picking schools, selecting and approaching recommenders, planning standardized tests, and more. If you can’t attend the session, make an appointment with Monique Bourque to discuss your particular questions and concerns. Ford 204, October 20, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.
Event Image Lecture | Singular Spaces: Art Environments in Spain and Around the World
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

Join internationally-recognized scholar, curator, and writer Jo Farb Hernandez as she introduces audiences to art environments around the world.

This lecture is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Strange and Wonderful: Folk Art from the Willem and Diane Volkersz Collection, on view at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art's Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery between September 17 and December 22, 2016.

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