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Convocation: Free Speech on Campus?
January 25th, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
How can Willamette promote an inclusive learning environment and respect the unfettered expression of ideas? Join these members of the campus community, as well as others for a fishbowl discussion: Seth Cotlar (Professor of History), Akerah Mackey (ASWU Senator), Quinlyn Manfull (ASWU Chief Justice). Come hear others and share your views.
Convocation: Professors Profess
February 1st, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
How did your professors get to Willamette? What do they do in their free time? What do professors think of their students? Have you ever wondered about who your professors are outside of the classroom and what makes them unique?
We've got answers! Join us at Convocation as we ask our panel of professors these big questions and hear their stories.
BQOL: The Jewish Oregon Story, 1950 - 2010
February 6th, 2018, Cat Cavern, University Center
In this talk, historian Ellen Eisenberg will examine the Jewish community of Oregon during a time of dramatic growth and change, exploring how Jewish Oregonians both contributed to and were shaped by the “Oregon Story” of the late 20th century. She will highlight the emergence of what she calls the Jewish Oregon Story, including the dramatic expansion of the Portland community, the rebirth of smaller communities around the state, and the embrace of post-denominational Jewry, spirituality, and a distinctive progressive ethos of environmentalism and inclusion.
Convocation: Title IX
February 8th, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Come to convo this week to learn what Title IX is, the process for investigating and adjudicating sexual misconduct at Willamette, and the resources Willamette offers to folks impacted by sexual harassment or violence. The Title IX team will spend time talking about how the process works, answer questions, and introduce new members of their team.
Ash Wednesday Service
February 14th, 2017, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Convo: Representation of WOC in Film
February 22, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Convocation: Conspiracy Theories
March 1st, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
What are they and why do we like them?
BQOL: The Power of Being Soft/Weak
March 6th, 2018, Cat Cavern
The Daoist View on the Feminine Side of the Reality
Convo: Adulting 101
March 8th, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Convocation this week will be covering information on job interviews, taxes, medical insurance, renting homes and apartments, and tutorials on how to fix things around the house with basic tools. Featuring speakers Mandy Devereaux from Career Services, Jeff Bolliger from Facilities who will be presenting on maintenance, and Andre Uribe, executive chef.
Convo: Birth Control
March 15th, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Convocation this week will be talking about birth control, its many forms, and accessibility. The talk will include information on different kinds of condoms, dental dams, hormonal methods of birth control, and a condom demo.
Creativity Commons: Collage
March 20th, 2018, UC 217
Feeling overwhelmed by exams, essays, and due dates? Overworked and sleep deprived? The Office of the Chaplains has the solution for you! De-stress and express at Creativity Commons hosted by the Chaplains Programming Intern. Snacks and materials will be provided!
Convo: TED Talks About Masculinity
March 22nd, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
This week's Convocation will be showing TED Talks from Justin Baldoni, Joe Ehrmann, and Blake Spence with short discussions between and after videos.
Lear Internship Application Due
April 2nd, 2018
The Office of the Chaplains announces funding for students engaged in summer internships in religious or faith-related organizations. Internships are to be proposed by students in concert with their chosen organizations and will be supported in the amount of $4500, which includes travel, living expenses, and a stipend. Two internships are available for summer 2018.
Convo: The Obamas' Presidential Portraits
Thursday 5th, 2018, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
This week, Convocation takes a closer look at the Obamas'’ Portraits and the artists that made them.
BQOL: Senior Theses in Religious Studies
April 3rd, 2018, Cat Cavern
Convo: Human Trafficking
April 19th, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
What is modern-day slavery? Who is vulnerable and how do we look for signs of human trafficking? Join us to learn more about this topic and how to keep yourself and the community safe.
April 24th, Office of the Chaplains, UC2
Feeling overwhelmed by exams, essays, and due dates? Overworked and sleep deprived? The Office of the Chaplains has the solution for you! De-stress and express at Creativity Commons hosted by the Chaplains’ Programming Intern. Snacks and materials will be provided!
May 12th, Smith Auditorium
This interfaith service, planned by a committee of graduating seniors and the chaplains, includes music, scripture from a variety of traditions and reflections by graduates and others.