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Saturday, February 08, 2014
Nirvana Day

Nirvana Day is the Buddhist festival marking the anniversary of Buddha's death.
Event Image Exhibition | "Whiting Tennis: My Side of the Mountain" | Jan. 18 - March 23
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Whiting Tennis is a Seattle-based mixed media artist who merges interests in folk and Pop art with surrealism in his artworks, which include paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and collages. Often derived from doodles and automatic drawings, his art combines Western landscapes, lonely forms, and dilapidated buildings to create a distinctly American narrative. Organized by Collection Curator Jonathan Bucci, the exhibition will feature a range of work from the past 10 years.

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Baseball at Claremont Mudd-Scripps (2)
11:00 AM

Competition Sites - Claremont Mudd Scripps, Claremont, Calif.

Baseball at Claremont Mudd-Scripps (2)
Community Garden Service Event
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Want to spend some time outside? Come work in a Marion Polk Food Share community garden in South Salem, helping to prepare the area for the upcoming spring planting season. This garden helps promote community development and provides fresh produce for Marion Polk Food Share distribution locations. We will leave from campus at 11:45 and return by 4:00, transportation is provided. If interested, please contact by February 6th!
Women's Tennis at Univ. of Oregon Club - CANCELLED
12:00 PM

Competition Sites - University of Oregon Club

Exhib. at Eugene YMCA.

Chinese New Year
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

*WU Campus - Montag Center

The Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday. In China, it is also known as the spring festival. Often, the evening preceding Chinese New Year's Day is an occasion for Chinese families to gather for the annual reunion dinner. It is also traditional for every family to thoroughly cleanse the house, in order to sweep away any ill-fortune and to make way for good incoming luck. Windows and doors will be decorated with red color paper-cuts and couplets with popular themes of "good fortune" or "happiness", "wealth", and "longevity." Other activities include lighting firecrackers and giving money in red paper envelopes.
Conversations & Connections
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Career Services and Alumni Relations invite you to participate in “Conversations & Connections” on Saturday, February 8th at The Ram from 3:00-4:30 pm.

Join us for conversation and make connections with Alumni who are integrally involved in the workings of the University and would like to get to know you, hear about your post WU plans, and find ways to support and encourage you in any way they can.

In the past we have had Alumni with careers in healthcare, business management, law, sustainability, non-profit management/development, communications, software development, banking, sportswear and research.  From Phoenix to Bellevue to the Bay Area and most places in between, these alumni are well-connected and eager to help.

Participation is limited due to space limitations and registration in advance is required.  Interested seniors must register in the Career Center (3rd floor U.C.) in person by noon on Thursday, February 6th.  Registration is FREE and includes ten personalized business cards, beverages and hors d’oeuvres. 

This event is open to Seniors ONLY.   If you have questions please call the Career Center at 503-370-6413.

Clarinet Master Class with guest artist Suzy Bratton
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

On Saturday, February 8th, from 3:30 to 5:30pm in Hudson Hall, Rogers Music Center, guest clarinetist Suzy Bratton will be giving a 2 hour master class. Clarinet students from Professor Mark Dubac's studio will be participating.  Ms. Bratton will play a short solo, followed by a duet with the students and Mark Dubac. 

Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.  For more information please contact Professor Mark Duba at 503-375-5498 or  You may also contact the Willamette University Music Department at 503-370-6255. 

Women's Basketball at Linfield
6:00 PM

Competition Sites - Linfield

Women's Basketball at Linfield
Men's Basketball at Linfield
8:00 PM

Competition Sites - Linfield

Men's Basketball at Linfield
Event Image Oregon Symphony Classical Concert
8:00 PM

*WU Campus - Smith Auditorium

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 - Beethoven thought it was his best work. Need we say more?

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