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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. April 21, 2014 - May 4, 2014
  
Monday, April 21, 2014
Final Examinations (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

Start times at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
College of Law
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Passover ends


Passover (Pesach), which ends at sundown, is the eight-day celebration in remembrance of the deliverance of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. The first two and last two days of the festival may be observed as holidays from work.
The Respectable Knitting Society Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

The Respectable Knitting Society meets every Monday from 6:30-7:30 in the Bistro to chat, relax and knit. We have supplies available such as yarn, needles and hooks to borrow. All skill levels and fiber crafts are welcome!
Small Ensembles Concert
7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center
*WU Campus - Waller Hall

 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Final Examinations (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

Start times at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
College of Law
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

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.

Full Exhibition Description

Exhibition Related Events (Lecture, Gallery Talks, Workshop)
Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Event Image Gallery Talk | Senior Art 2014 Show
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Student-led Gallery Talks
Students will discuss their work in two Tuesday Gallery Talks that are free and open to the public. The first talk will take place on April 22 at 12:30 with Kirsten Brehmer, Dallas Frederick and Graham Bachelder.

A second talk will be held 
April 29 at 12:30 with MacKenzie Lamson, Monique Rodriguez and Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa.

Full Exhibition Description
Willamette Jazz Collective Concert
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Willamette Jazz Collective Concert
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Final Examinations (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

Start times at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
College of Law
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

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.

Full Exhibition Description

Exhibition Related Events (Lecture, Gallery Talks, Workshop)
Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Keola and Moana Beamer
8:00 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

Willamette University Presents Keola and Moana Beamer Keola Beamer is one of Hawai'i's premier singer/songwriters, arrangers, composers and Master Of The Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar. Keola established himself early as a leader of the wave of contemporary Hawaiian music when he wrote the classic Honolulu City Lights - which is still one of the absolute all-time best selling recordings in the history of Hawaiian Music. A driver in what is known today as the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance: He has recorded many of the songs written by his ancestors, from the lively Keawaiki to the lullaby Pupu Hinuhinu. He has recorded and produced more than 20 albums, winning numerous Hoku Awards, Hawai'i's equivalent of the Grammies. He has even appeared on Sesame Street and on NBC's Today Show. He is a Grammy nominee and in 2010 received the "Lifetime Achievement" award from the Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

Moana Beamer is renowned for her authentic hula dancing. Since 2004, she has been a member of the Maui halau Na Hanona Kulike O Pi’ilani, and in 2011 she successfully completed a year-long process to become a hula master. She has traveled to Europe to co-teach workshops and travels annually to Japan to teach hula.

Doors open at 7:30; the program begins at 8:00.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Final Examinations (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

Start times at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
College of Law
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

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.

Full Exhibition Description

Exhibition Related Events (Lecture, Gallery Talks, Workshop)
Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

University Convocation - "A Cappella-Palooza!"
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

Come to a demonstration-performance of a cappella singing by some of Willamette's vocal ensembles at the last Convocation of the year! We might be outside if the weather's nice.

The University Convocation series is facilitated through the Office of the Chaplains and planned by the students of IDS 202 (Convo: Campus/Community/Cosmos).
Campus Life Honors & Awards Celebration
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

The Campus Life Honors and Awards program is an annual tradition where more than 100 students, faculty and staff are recognized and honored for their outstanding contributions to the various areas of campus life. Join students, staff, and faculty at a ceremony and celebration to recognize and congratulate this year's recipients.
Mindfulness Meditation
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

The practice of mindfulness refers to our efforts and discipline at being fully present in the now, of living in the present moment. Mindfulness practice nourishes an understanding of the interconnectedness of our lives with the larger world we inhabit, allowing us to develop an enhanced awareness of the present, a stillness that cultivates a mind of love, compassion, kindness and peace.

Beginners are most welcome!
The Trojan Women "Pre-Talk"
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Pelton Theatre

Join Associate Professor of Classics Mary Bachvarova for a lively discussion about The Trojan Women immediately prior to that evening's performance. 

Euripides' The Trojan Women presents the voices of female victims singing passionate laments to protest their wartime suffering. Several of these features require deeper explanation for modern audiences to understand the implications of the tragic performance of the Trojan women's lament for Euripides' original audience. Professor Bachvarova will first discuss the democratic context of the rise of tragedy, presenting the argument that in tragedy, male citizens co-opted the female art of lament, silencing their dangerously divisive voices on the streets of Athens while making use of the power structures and behavior of the males who controlled them. Hecuba and the other Trojan women are doubly "other", female and foreign, the mythical enemies of the Greeks, and witnessing their outsider voices allowed Athenian citizens to participate safely in a protest of the cruel Athenian military policies during the Peloponnesian War. 
Event Image The Trojan Women
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Pelton Theatre

In the aftermath of the Trojan War, the women of the ruined nation of Troy, gathered by their conquerors, await their fate even as they mourn their dead.  This play, written in 415 BCE as Euripides’ public protest against the Peloponnesian War, forces us to look beyond social justice, beyond nationalism and patriotism to consider at core what we believe to be right, and what we know is wrong.  This aggressive, hard-hitting, movement-based production will force us to scrape away the grit, to wipe the dirt from our eyes as we look beyond despair to find our humanity.

By:  Euripedes, adapted by Jonathan Cole
Director:  Jonathan Cole
Wind Ensemble Concert/University Chamber Orchestra
7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

  
Friday, April 25, 2014
Final Examinations (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus

Start times at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
College of Law
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

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.

Full Exhibition Description

Exhibition Related Events (Lecture, Gallery Talks, Workshop)
Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Track & Field at NWC Championships
2:00 PM

Opponent's Site - Puget Sound

Track & Field at NWC Championships
Event Image The Trojan Women
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Pelton Theatre

In the aftermath of the Trojan War, the women of the ruined nation of Troy, gathered by their conquerors, await their fate even as they mourn their dead.  This play, written in 415 BCE as Euripides’ public protest against the Peloponnesian War, forces us to look beyond social justice, beyond nationalism and patriotism to consider at core what we believe to be right, and what we know is wrong.  This aggressive, hard-hitting, movement-based production will force us to scrape away the grit, to wipe the dirt from our eyes as we look beyond despair to find our humanity.

By:  Euripedes, adapted by Jonathan Cole
Director:  Jonathan Cole
Vocal Jazz Invitational Festival
7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Smith Auditorium

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM in Smith Auditorium.
$5 Suggested donation, all ages, at the door.
The Willamette Singers will host West Salem High School, South Salem High School and Sprague High School for a full day of clinics with Kirk Marcy, director of vocal jazz at Edmonds Community College. Kirk was a member of the Four Freshmen and has been a force in vocal jazz for many years, writing and arranging music for vocal jazz groups as well as directing Soundsation, the internationally acclaimed vocal jazz ensemble at Edmonds Community College. He will work with each of the groups during the day to prepare them for the performance.   Kirk will also perform with each of the groups in the final concert.
Event Image WEB Presents...Springfest
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

*WU Campus - Outside

Springfest will feature an open mic followed by the screening of Mulan on the quad. Cookies, hot cocoa, and s’mores will be available.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Men's Golf at NWC Championships
12:00 AM - Midnight

Athletic Opponents - OGA Golf Course, Woodburn, Ore.

Men's Golf at NWC Championships
Women's Golf at NWC Championships


Athletic Opponents - OGA Golf Course, Woodburn, Ore.

Women's Golf at NWC Championships. Time TBA.
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Rowing at WIRA Championships
8:00 AM

Athletic Opponents - Lake Natoma, Folsom, Calif.

Rowing at WIRA Championships
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

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.

Full Exhibition Description

Exhibition Related Events (Lecture, Gallery Talks, Workshop)
Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Men's Golf at NWC Championships
10:00 AM

Athletic Opponents - OGA Golf Course, Woodburn, Ore.

Men's Golf at NWC Championships
Event Image The Trojan Women [MATINEE]
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In the aftermath of the Trojan War, the women of the ruined nation of Troy, gathered by their conquerors, await their fate even as they mourn their dead.  This play, written in 415 BCE as Euripides’ public protest against the Peloponnesian War, forces us to look beyond social justice, beyond nationalism and patriotism to consider at core what we believe to be right, and what we know is wrong.  This aggressive, hard-hitting, movement-based production will force us to scrape away the grit, to wipe the dirt from our eyes as we look beyond despair to find our humanity.

By:  Euripedes, adapted by Jonathan Cole
Director:  Jonathan Cole
Track & Field at NWC Championships
2:00 PM

Opponent's Site - Puget Sound

Track & Field at NWC Championships
Baseball at Puget Sound
3:00 PM

Athletic Opponents - Puget Sound

Baseball at Puget Sound
The Trojan Women "Talk Back"
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Pelton Theatre

Join the cast and crew of The Trojan Women immediately following the April 26th afternoon performance for a discussion of the creative process behind this production. Free and open to the public. 
Event Image 25th Annual Lu'au
5:30 PM

*WU Campus - Sparks Center

An evening of entertainment and a sharing of culture from our home to yours for the entire family! This year's lu'au celebrates the rich history of music across Polynesia. This student run event attracts over 1,000 people from the the Willamette and Salem community.

Event Details
Contemporary Ensemble Recital
7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

we mumble niceness, Willamette University's premier new music ensemble, will host a concert including works by Nino Rota, Derek Sup, and Phil Taylor.
Event Image The Trojan Women
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Pelton Theatre

In the aftermath of the Trojan War, the women of the ruined nation of Troy, gathered by their conquerors, await their fate even as they mourn their dead.  This play, written in 415 BCE as Euripides’ public protest against the Peloponnesian War, forces us to look beyond social justice, beyond nationalism and patriotism to consider at core what we believe to be right, and what we know is wrong.  This aggressive, hard-hitting, movement-based production will force us to scrape away the grit, to wipe the dirt from our eyes as we look beyond despair to find our humanity.

By:  Euripedes, adapted by Jonathan Cole
Director:  Jonathan Cole
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Women's Golf at NWC Championships


Athletic Opponents - OGA Golf Course, Woodburn, Ore.

Women's Golf at NWC Championships. Time TBA.
Yom Ha'Shoa


Yom HaSho'ah is the day established to remember the six million Jews killed by the Nazis from 1933 to 1945.
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Rowing at WIRA Championships
8:00 AM

Athletic Opponents - Lake Natoma, Folsom, Calif.

Rowing at WIRA Championships
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.

Full Exhibition Description

Exhibition Related Events (Lecture, Gallery Talks, Workshop)
Baseball at Puget Sound (2)
12:00 PM

Athletic Opponents - Puget Sound

Baseball at Puget Sound (2)
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Spring Choirs Concert
7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm in Hudson Hall, Rogers Music Center
Admission to the concert is free for all ages, but donations are gladly accepted.

As always, the literature for the concert will be varied.   Male Ensemble Willamette will be performing Stairway to Heaven with full rock accompaniment and Voce Femminile will perform Rossini’s famous “Cat Duet”.    The Willamette Chamber Choir will present a special program honoring Benjamin Britten’s 100th birthday, featuring one of his masterworks, Rejoice in the Lamb with senior Derek Sup on the organ. In addition, the Chamber Choir will present Eric Whitacre’s amazing lengthy cantata,  Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
The Respectable Knitting Society Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

The Respectable Knitting Society meets every Monday from 6:30-7:30 in the Bistro to chat, relax and knit. We have supplies available such as yarn, needles and hooks to borrow. All skill levels and fiber crafts are welcome!
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Last Day of Full Semester & Second Half-Semester Classes
All Day

*WU Campus

College of Liberal Arts
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

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Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

(Cancelled) Big Questions Over Lunch
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Join us on for a lively brown-bag seminar and discussion on a variety of topics. Bring your lunch or purchase it at the Cat Café. Program details will be posted 2 weeks prior to each session.
Event Image Gallery Talk | Senior Art 2014 Show
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Student-led Gallery Talks
Students MacKenzie Lamson, Monique Rodriguez and Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa will discuss their work in a Tuesday Gallery Talk on April 29 at 12:30.

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Event Image WEB Presents...Last Day of Classes Extravaganza
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

To celebrate the end of the year, we will host an amazing band, have pizza, soda, shaved ice, and cotton candy. In addition, there will be a photo booth, and henna!
"Neon Mirror Festival", an electronic dance opera
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

SALEM, Ore.— On Tuesday, April 29, 8:00 p.m., the Willamette University music department will present Neon Mirror Festival,  an electronic dance opera by music composition major Derek Sup in fulfillment of his senior project.  The event will take place in the Hudson Concert Hall, Rogers Music Center and is free and open to the public.

The Synopsis: Abra, a sheltered girl who's thoughts are constantly consumed by her Demons, attends her first Electronic Dance Music Festival–the Neon Mirror Festival.  She takes hallucinogenic drugs in hopes to quell the demons' voices inside of her head, but the effect is the opposite, spiraling her into psychological turmoil.

Abra's Demons exist only in Abra's thoughts, so that only she can hear them.  The quartet of Demons constantly reminds Abra that she is not good enough, not cool enough, will never amount to anything, and has no friends.  They fill her mind with a constant flood of self-deprecating thoughts.

The Festival Attendees are the EDM society, addicted to the rush of life in sex and drugs.  Their only priority is to stay as "turnt" on life as possible, and whatever action they take must contribute to maintaining a life of constant ecstasy.

The Festival Ringmasters/Drug Vendors sell drugs, 'Research Chemicals' to the attendees as they enter the festival for great sums of money.

Abra is played by Grace Katzmar (ballerina, soprano); Abra's Demons are played by Rick Jones, Connor Soejoto, Alec Chase, and Nick Newman; The Festival Attendees are played by Tandem;

Festival Performers are played by the Waller String Trio (Chloe Prendergast, Jason Pegis, Sherry Liang), and Derek Sup; and the Festival Ringmasters/Drug Vendors are played by Wade Pritchard and Molly Pritchard.

For further information contact the Willamette University Music Department at 503-370-6255.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Beltane


Beltane is one of the four major holidays of Wicca. As the God emerges, he falls in love with the Goddess and their union results in the Goddess being with child. Beltane is a celebration of their union and the fertility of the Earth Goddess and all living things. It marks the return of vitality and passion.
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Study Days (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

College of Liberal Arts
Oregon Law Commission Program Committee Meeting
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A meeting of the Oregon Law Commission's Program Committee at the Oregon Civic Justice Center.

Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Classified Staff Luncheon
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

*WU Campus - Montag Center

Classified staff luncheons are coordinated each month by the Classified Council with a different staff area organizing each month's luncheon. This month's luncheon will be planned by Area 7 (Facilities Services and Facilities Support Services).
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Last Day of Classes
All Day

*WU Campus - Mudd Building (AGSM)

Early Career / Career Change MBA
Study Days (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

College of Liberal Arts
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Mindfulness Meditation
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

The practice of mindfulness refers to our efforts and discipline at being fully present in the now, of living in the present moment. Mindfulness practice nourishes an understanding of the interconnectedness of our lives with the larger world we inhabit, allowing us to develop an enhanced awareness of the present, a stillness that cultivates a mind of love, compassion, kindness and peace.

Beginners are most welcome!
Event Image WEB Presents...Midnight Breakfast
10:00 PM - 11:45 PM

*WU Campus - Goudy Commons

End of semester event for students to recollect their minds in preparation for finals. There will be food, crayons, and music to enjoy.
Friday, May 02, 2014
Festival of Ridvan (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

This annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days (April 21-May 2, 1863) when Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) in Baghdad, Iraq. At this time He publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. The first (April 21), ninth (April 29) and twelfth (May 2) days are observed as holy days when work is suspended.
Final Examinations (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

College of Liberal Arts
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Saturday, May 03, 2014
Final Examinations (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

College of Liberal Arts
Rowing at NCRC Championships
8:00 AM

Athletic Opponents - Dexter Lake, Eugene, Ore.

Rowing at NCRC Championships
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).

Sunday, May 04, 2014
Study Day
All Day

College of Liberal Arts
Event Image Exhibition | "Heidi Preuss Grew: Into the Wilderness" | April 12 - May 11
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Associate Professor Heidi Preuss Grew is a Salem Oregon artist whose ceramic work recently earned her first prize in the Eleventh International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics in Aveiro, Portugal. An exhibition of her recent works will be featured at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art in the Atrium Gallery, April 12 through May 11. 

Full Exhibition Information
Related Events

Event Image Exhibition | Senior Art 2014 Show
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

A new exhibition features the work of seven senior art students at Willamette University and will open on April 12 and continue through May 11 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery at Willamette University’s Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition is presented every spring to honor and acknowledge the work of senior art majors. Characterized by a wide variety of styles and approaches, the exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette and includes work in a variety of media including an art installation, drawings, sculpture, photography and cut paper.

This year’s senior art students include Graham Bachelder, installation (Costa Mesa, Calif.); Kirsten Brehmer, photography (Evergreen, Colo.); Kiana Isabelle Diaz Figueroa, cut paper (Tegucigalpa, Honduras); Dallas Frederick, sculpture (Bend, Ore.); Keisha Komeiji, drawing (Hilo, Hawaii); MacKenzie Lamson, photography (Portland, Ore.); and Monique Rodriguez, sculpture (Carbondale, Colo).


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