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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. October 7, 2016
Friday, October 07, 2016
Mid-Semester Break (Multi-Day Event)
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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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MBA for Professionals Portland Prospective Student Lunch and Learn
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Willamette Portland Center
905 NW 12th Ave
Portland, OR

Our lunch and learn events provide a small and personalized way in learning 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 lunch, 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 A Bird in the Hand: A History of Counting Birds from Proverbs to Powerful Citizen Science
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hatfield Library

David Craig, Professor of Biology, will speak about his recent research. Why do we count birds? What do we learn about ourselves when we do? David Craig will give an expansive lecture on the history of counting birds starting with the famous 13th century Latin proverb up to the present day. The talk will include updates about Craig's bird migration research based on his work with colleagues at Cornell University and the Lab of Ornithology. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has built a set of powerful citizen science tools which will be introduced with special attention to eBird ( The talk will include a few lessons about how to scientists count birds in complex habitats like a forest or when thousands are flying by at high speed. The talk will also focus on the value in counting the same individual bird as often as possible and how new tracking technologies are allowing us to do so. Any questions the audience has about the lives of birds will be welcome and an introduction to the lecture topics can found at TEDxSalem.
Opportunities in the Sciences: Scholarships/Summer Programs
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Collins Science Center

This session covers opportunities for students in the sciences who are interested in opportunities for summer research or internships, scholarships that provide funding for tuition and other school expenses, and building professional experience before graduation. If you are interested in the program and cannot attend the session, contact me to make an appointment to discuss your plans and concerns. Collins Science Center 323, October 7, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.
Event Image Eugene Onegin: a filmed theatrical production
6:30 PM

*WU Campus - Ford Hall

A filmed screening of the Vakhtangov (Moscow) Theater's contemporary staging of "Eugene Onegin," Pushkin's classic novel. The New York Times describes it as "an anguished, exuberant play," and "arrestingly beautiful." In Russian, with English subtitles. Sponsored by the Departments of German and Russian; Film Studies; and Theatre.
Volleyball vs. Pacific
7:00 PM

Salem, Oregon

Women's Volleyball on Oct 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM: Pacific vs. Willamette, Salem, Oregon

Event Image WEB Presents:Hispanic Heritage Movie Night
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

Join us for a showing of Cesar Chavez (2014) to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month with authentic Latin American food provided!

César Chávez is a 2014 American biopic film produced and directed by Diego Luna about the life of American labor leader César Chávez, who cofounded the United Farm Workers.

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