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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. February 7, 2018
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Registration for Summer 2018 Courses (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

College of Law
Opening Days -- Orientation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

English Language/American Studies Program
Summer Scotland, Japan, and Cambodia program deadline!
All Day

Today is the deadline for our extended application period for summer programs in: Scotland - archaeological dig; Japan - environmental studies and sustainability (no Japanese required); and Cambodia - child trafficking. These are credit bearing programs offered through WU and directed by WU faculty.
Event Image Exhibition | MK Guth: Paying Attention | Jan. 20 - April 1, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is pleased to present “MK Guth: Paying Attention.” The exhibition opens January 20 and continues through April 1, 2018, in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery.

MK Guth (American, born 1963) is a nationally-recognized Portland, Oregon artist and associate professor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features a range of still life installations from the past six years that are intended to illuminate how social interaction is shaped through rites and treasured objects.

For more information and related events visit:
"Consent is" Awareness Campaign (Multi-Day Event)
11:00 AM

*WU Campus - Goudy Commons

"Consent is" is an awareness campaign focused on discussing what is consent and developing consent awareness. A large poster board will be available for participants to sign or write a pledge/definition of 'consent'. Valentine's theme cookies will be available for decoration.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

*WU Campus - Montag Center

We will be showing the film the Battle of the Sexes on Wednesday, Feb. 7th at 6:30pm in Montag Den. This film tells the story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Snacks will be provided and we will have a short discussion following the film. This event is co-sponsored by WEB.
Event Image Distilled: Pub Talk
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Off Campus

On Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at The Half Penny, Willamette University’s “Distilled” series will feature a talk from David Altman, a physics professor who will present “Distilled: Moving in a Microscopic Hurricane.” Altman studies myosin, a motor protein. Responsible for every conscious and unconscious flex of our muscles, it beats our hearts. “I’m fascinated by this microscopic engine,” says Altman. “Like an intracellular Uber, myosin transports and organizes components within the cell.” It’s not an easy job. Molecules crash into each other inside the violent, roiling confines of the cell. “The intracellular environment is less like your morning commute on the interstate and more like driving a taxi through a crowded city center during a hurricane,” says Altman. At the pub talk, Altman will describe how a cell’s minuscule engines achieve this remarkable feat. A graduate of the University of Chicago and Stanford University, Altman collaborates with Willamette students and other scientists to study myosin. If not in his lab or in Willamette’s physics hearth, Altman is busy being a dad, knitter and board gamer. Just south of Madrona at 3743 Commercial St. S., The Half Penny is open to all ages until 9 p.m. Mailing List Email to join the Distilled mailing list for monthly alerts about upcoming talks, and follow Distilled on Facebook for trivia hints and more at

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