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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. September 18, 2014
  
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Event Image Exhibition | A Contemporary Bestiary | Sept. 13 - Dec. 21
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A Contemporary Bestiary features work by artists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana who incorporate animal imagery in their artwork as a means to address a wide variety of issues. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition includes paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, ceramics, and photography by artists Alfredo Arreguin, Rick Bartow, Frank Boyden, Deborah Butterfield, David Gilhooly, Heidi Preuss Grew, Gaylen Hansen, Robert McCauley, and Ted Waddell, among others.

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Event Image Exhibition | John James Audubon: The Birds of America | Aug. 2 - Oct. 26
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a French-American painter, ornithologist, and naturalist. His major work, The Birds of America, is considered one of the finest ornithological books ever published; in it, he identified 25 new species of birds. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features approximately 30 Audubon bird prints on loan from the Hamersly Library at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.
University Convocation - "Wanted for Theft! - Plagiarism on Campus"
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

This week's Convo will feature a rogues gallery of famous plagiarists, some statistics about plagiarism on campus, advice about how to avoid unintentional plagiarism, and a candid faculty discussion on what it's like to find out your student has not actually written the work they handed in.

Planned and facilitated by the interdisciplinary class, "Convo: Campus/Community/Cosmos," the University Convocation series brings speakers, musicians, or other performers -- often with a spiritual or ethical message -- to campus every week.
Jim Albaugh Mathematics Colloquium
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Ford Hall

Spencer Sitton Title: Partial Differential Equations and Equivalence
Mindfulness Meditation
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

This weekly gathering is not open to the public.

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 Faces of Haiti: Leaders of the Haitian Revolution in 19th Century European Visual Culture
7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Dr. Grégory Pierrot, University of Connecticut at Stamford, will explore representations of the Haitian revolution, focusing more particularly on portrayals of revolutionary leaders and heads of state Toussaint Louverture and Henry Christophe.

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