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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. September 25, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Habitat for Humanity

Off Campus

Join the CSL Office when we go to sort and move donations at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Salem!
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades for Spring 2013 Semester Incomplete (I) Grades
All Day

*WU Campus

Grades should be submitted to the University Registrar's Office.
College of Liberal Arts
All Day

Sukkot is the week-long Jewish Feast of Booths or Tabernacles, during which meals are eaten out of doors in a sukkah (tent) in remembrance of the years the people of Israel spent in the wilderness.  The first two and last two days are times to refrain from work.
Event Image Exhibition | "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth" | Aug. 31 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

This exhibition showcases 64 ancient works, created between 6000 B.C. – 500 B.C. in the Fertile Crescent, an area stretching from Turkey to Iran, often called “the cradle of civilization.” This exhibition will be the sole venue for this important collection of cultural treasures drawn from over 20 distinguished collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibition explores the art of the Babylonians, Israelites, Persians and other ancient Near Eastern people and cultures.

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Event Image Exhibition | "David Roberts: Travels in the Holy Land" | Aug. 10 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

David Roberts (1796-1864) was a Scottish painter who traveled to the Near East in the late 1830s and produced a series of bound, hand-colored lithographs of Egypt and the Holy Land in the 1840s from sketches made during his travels. These folios provided Europeans, and eventually Americans, with their first views of the exotic Orient, changing forever their vision of Egypt and the Middle East. This small exhibition features several of Roberts’ prints.

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Event Image Exhibition | "Jacob Lawrence: Aesop's Fables" | Aug. 3 - Oct. 27
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) is widely regarded as one of the most important African American artists of the 20th century for his paintings and prints that often portrayed African American life, culture, and history. This exhibition features 23 original drawings that Lawrence created for the 1970 Simon and Schuster publication of Aesop's Fables.

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Oregon Capitol 75th Birthday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Off Campus - Oregon State Capitol

On October 1, 2013 one of Oregon's most distinctive building will turn 75! Originally dedicated in 1938, the current building is the third capitol in the state's history. We'll be celebrating on October 1st. We'll also be opening Saturday 9/28 and Saturday 10/5. We hope to see you here!
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 1 (Waller Hall and CLA Departmental Assistants).
Mid-Week Prayer Service
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

Chaplain Karen Wood will lead an informal Christian prayer service, using liturgy from the Iona and Taizé communities and a meditative reading and reflection on a short passage of scripture. Everyone is invited to come!

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