Fall Semester, 2015
Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cone Chapel, Waller Hall (unless otherwise noted)
The University Convocation series is planned by the students of IDS 202 ("Convo: Campus/Community/Cosmos") so the schedule is under constant development throughout the semester.
The Salem Community is welcome to attend these programs at no charge.
These are the programs scheduled to date.
LXC: Learning by Creating
Lyra Kuhn, Electric Skeleton
Abbi Manoucheri, Kassandra Omvik, and Bri Owens, REViVE
Kristin Garrison, My Summer with Vincent
Abigail Lahnert and Arik Dutcher, Swing Dance & Community
Linnea Huomo and Emily Palmgren, Pure Gold Thighs: Writing Trains
Simon Orr, Mood Emerald
Come hear about how these faculty found their way to Willamette:
Jonathan Cole, Theatre
David Gutterman, Politics
Cecily McCaffrey, History
Stephen Patterson, Religious Studies
TIU and WU- Lessons From the First Fifty Years
The relationship between TIU and Willamette has been around for a half century – what have we learned? What might the next fifty years bring? Join TIU President Takahashi and a panel of current and former faculty and students as they consider the impact of this relationship.
Special Guest Presenter: President Hiroshi Takahashi
Panelists: Prof. Joe Bowersox, Prof. Jim Hansen, Sarah Shinn, Kendrick Arakaki
You've Been Hacked
What is Hacking? How can we prevent it? Is our personal information and online identity actually private? Join us as we discuss the following topics as well as gain insight into the recent spam emails plaguing our Willamette inboxes.
Panelist: Mitchell Jones (WITS)
Willamette coaches discuss how they found their calling, what brought them to Willamette, and what we should know about coaching, sports, education, and athletics at Willamette.
Valerie Cleary- Director of Athletics
Coach Reba Knickerbocker- Women's Rowing
Coach Leslie Shevlin- Men's and Women's Swimming
The World Awaits
What are the benefits of international experience? What do we gain from living abroad or from encountering or engaging people from different countries? Come to convo for a discussion of these and other topics.
No Convocation - Thanksgiving