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Bearcat Bulletin
The week of February 6, 2017
Ta-Nehisi Coates Willamette’s MLK Celebration concluded with a presentation by the 2015 National Book Award winner.

black history The Black Student Union will honor black history and identity through education, celebration and reflection.

175 wrap photos The Willamette community celebrated the university’s 175th anniversary with cake, photos and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Atkinson Lecture.

annual fund story Already at $1 million, the Annual Fund directly supports Willamette’s students today. Staff members say they couldn’t have set the record without the campus community’s help.

service project Princeton Review and Washington Monthly rank Willamette among top schools for community service and student engagement.

The Quad

Nominations open for Campus Life honors and awards
Nominate a student for making a positive impact on the community. The deadline is Feb. 28.
Taylor M. Coggeshall

Faculty and staff volunteers needed for Black Tie
Help with the Black Tie Affair at the Salem Conference Center on March 4.
Malea Kirkland

Bearcat debaters have strong start
Willamette University Debate Union kicked off semester competing at home and abroad.
Emily M. Wood

Smith Fine Arts West classroom upgrades
FAW classrooms 145, 223 and 231 get refreshed.
Jill M. Munger

Willamette Swim School — Spring 2017
Sign up for spring 2017 swim lessons. Two sessions available — 3/6–16 (MTWTh) and 4/3–26 (MW).
Brent M. Summers

Sign up for Dempsey Lecture book club
Club features lecturer Naomi Oreskes’ “Merchants of Doubt” or “Collapse of Western Civilization.”
Honey Wilson

The Collegian’s spring readership survey
The Collegian seeks feedback from students, faculty and staff.
Keeton Nance

WebEdit open labs and classes
Week of Feb. 6, 2017
Web Development

Athletic Events


Swimming at NWC Championships

Track & Field at Husky Classic (Indoors), University of Washington
4:00 PM

Women's Basketball vs. Lewis & Clark
6:00 PM

Men's Basketball vs. Lewis & Clark
8:00 PM


Swimming at NWC Championships

Men's Tennis at U. of Oregon Club
12:00 PM

Baseball vs. vs. Puget Sound
2:00 PM

Women's Basketball at George Fox
4:00 PM

Men's Basketball at George Fox
6:00 PM


Swimming at NWC Championships

Baseball vs. vs. Whitworth
11:00 AM

Baseball vs. vs. Lewis & Clark
2:00 PM

Softball vs. Corban
2:00 PM

Bearcat Bulletin Submissions
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This Week


2017 ASP Class check-in.
Housing & Community Life

Last Day to Choose Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) Grading for First Half-Semester Classes
College of Liberal Arts

New Students Arrive
American Studies Program

Big Life Plan
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Daphne Jacobsen


Opening Days
American Studies Program

Open Lap Swim
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Jordis Miller

Job Search Seminar
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Daphne Jacobsen

Tuesday Gallery Talk | Louis Bunce: Dialogue with Modernism
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Hallie Ford Museum of Art

How to Best Your Rivals: Origins, Cult, and the Monuments of Roman Perge
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Sponsored by the Sponenburgh Lectureship Fund of the Department of Art History at Willamette University.


Open Lap Swim
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Jordis Miller

President's Task Force on Equity and Inclusion
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Honey Wilson


Open Lap Swim
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Jordis Miller

Visiting Artist Lecture: Juventino Aranda
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ahna Piatt


Bearcat Friday with WEB
Willamette Events Board Campus Life

“#Blackisbeautiful” campaign
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Megan Malone-Brown

Prosody and Time in Musical Settings of Emily Dickinson
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Faculty Colloquium


Current work by Willamette University Art Majors: Of the Body
12:00 AM

GMAT/GRE Prep Session
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Lunar New Year Celebration
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Emily Su


Lecture | Artist Anne Hirondelle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hallie Ford Museum of Art


Spring Semester Begins
American Studies Program

Vocal and Quintet Concert
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Big Life Plan
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Daphne Jacobsen

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

 Anne Hirondelle: Small Revolutions Anne Hirondelle: Small Revolutions
Feb. 11 - April 30, 2017

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