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Friday, March 14, 2014
Event Image Works by Them, Words by Them (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Art Building

Part of Jordis Miller's Carson Grant project, this art display features both visual and written works from patients at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem. This project focuses on understanding art done by the mentally ill, known in the art world as Art Brut, Raw Art or Outsider Art. Specifically this project examines why the artist should be elevated in understanding this genre of art. By exhibiting art from the hospital on Willamette's campus, this project aims to bridge the gap between the two communities.
The 19-Day Fast (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

During 'Alá', the last 19-day month of the Bahá'i year, Baha'is between 15 and 70 years of age do not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset and set aside time for prayer and meditation.
Track & Field at at Lane Preview


Competition Sites - Lane Community College, Eugene, Ore.

Track & Field at at Lane Preview. Time TBA.
Last Day to Withdraw Without "W" Grade
All Day

*WU Campus - Mudd Building (AGSM)

Early Career / Career Change MBA
Edible Book Festival 2014
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

*WU Campus - Hatfield Library

he Mark O. Hatfield Library invites you to participate in the third annual EDIBLE BOOK FESTIVAL! Friday, March 14, 2014. Hatfield Room. In conjunction with the International Edible Book Festival , we are pleased to sponsor this fun and creative event again this year. Use your artistic talents or your punny side to make an edible creation inspired by a literary title, character, or author. Your entry doesn’t need to be baked or cooked, but it does need to be made out of something edible! Free to enter– no registration required. Drop off your entry in the Hatfield Room on March 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. If you have a copy of the book that inspired your creation, bring it along and we will include it in the display. All entries will be on display from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Even if you don’t enter, you can cast a vote for your favorite edible book. At 4:30 p.m., our esteemed panel of judges—David Craig (Biology), Ford Schmidt (Hatfield Library), and a CLA student (tbd) —will announce the prizes for: Best Student Entry Most Literary Most Creative Punniest People’s Choice For more information and to view photos of last year’s entries, go to: http://library.willamette.edu/wordpress/blog/2013/03/19/edible-book-festival-2013-results/ For questions, contact Carol Drost, x6715, cdrost@willamette.edu
Event Image Exhibition | "Keith Achepohl: If It Please You Lord"
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Achepohl is a nationally recognized artist and Professor Emeritus of Art from the University of Iowa who lives in Eugene. During the past four years, he has created a series of remarkable images inspired by ex-votos. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features 40 mixed media works on paper and includes a selection of 19th- and 20th-century ex-votos from the artist's collection.

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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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Event Image Walking and Harmony: Studying Walking Smoothness of Older Adults Using the Harmonic Ratio
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

Similar to the concept of musical harmony, a person’s walking motions can be constructive, or in phase with the base frequency (consonant), or destructive and out of phase with the base frequency (dissonant). In biomechanics, walking ‘smoothness’ is quantified as the ratio of the amplitude of constructive and destructive acceleration harmonics. In older adults, walking smoothness breaks down into more dissonant states caused by increased ‘out of phase’ motions, and this breakdown occurs faster in individuals at a higher risk of falling. My current work explores practical aspects of the use of this sort of biomechanical variable, such as whether it is impacted by walking on a treadmill, and whether it can be represented by clinical tests of stepping, which would have implications toward improving clinical assessment of mobility function.
Women's Tennis vs. Bellevue College
3:00 PM

*WU Campus - Tennis Courts

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Event Image Willamette Academy Annual Believe in Me Benefit for Youth
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

Join Willamette Academy for an evening of great music, a fabulous dinner and more at our annual benefit, Believe in Me. In our 12th year, Willamette Academy at Willamette University has reached out to youth who have the desire to graduate from high school and go to college, but lack the tools and resources needed to make their dreams a reality. Willamette Academy has successfully helped over 250 local students achieve their dream.

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