Willamette University

Bearcat Bulletin
The week of October 16, 2017
Waller Hall The “old historic temple” turns 150 on Oct. 21. There will be a celebration in the Office of the President on Oct. 23.

Jane Austen wearing earbuds This week’s piano and vocal performance will highlight 19th century songs.

cookies and conversation All Willamette students are invited to join university leaders for this monthly event.

Students participate in earthquake drill Learn about earthquake preparedness at 10:19 a.m. on 10/19, followed by a panel at 4:15 p.m. in Ford.

SCRP recipients In Willamette’s Science Collaborative Research Program, students make breakthroughs while working side-by-side with professors.

ZenaFest Willamette community receives a closer glimpse of student and faculty work at the university’s forest property.

Marathon President Steve Thorsett, Coach Leslie Shevlin and Assistant Coach Katie Gruys were among finishers.

The Quad

Purchase fall semester textbooks by Oct. 20
The Willamette Store will return all unsold books after that date.
Melinda Hochendoner

Physics professor receives grant for new equipment
Daniel Borrero receives physics equipment grant from Jonathan F. Reichert Foundation
Kendra A. Mingo

Winners of Welcome Back Coffee Break
Faculty and staff joined HR at the Bistro for coffee/tea and a cookie.
Linda A. Flamenco

Bistro closed Oct. 20
We are closed Friday for mid-semester break.
Gillian Weisenfluh

On campus poster-distribution route update
Student Activities has updated the poster-distribution list.
Emily Morris

Employees: Is your child interested in Willamette?
Tuition benefit applications for 2018–19 are due Dec. 1.
Danita Chapin

WebEdit classes
Web Development

Comings & Goings
Departing Faculty/Staff:
Carli Rohner : Advocacy & Prevention Coordinator - Student Affairs

Athletic Events


Volleyball vs. Whitman
7:00 PM


Men's Soccer at George Fox
12:00 PM

Women's Soccer vs. Linfield
12:00 PM

Football vs. Pacific Lutheran
1:00 PM

Volleyball vs. Whitworth
6:00 PM


Men's Soccer vs. Pacific
12:00 PM

Women's Soccer at Pacific Lutheran
12:00 PM

Bearcat Bulletin Submissions
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This Week


Last Day of First Half-Semester Classes

Willamette MBA Class Visit Day
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
MBA Admissions Office

Sarah Sentilles Lecture
8:00 PM
Sponsored by the Religious Studies Department. Co-Sponsored by the English Department, the Politics Department, and the Sponenburgh Lectureship Fund of the Department of Art History.


First Day of Second Half-Semester Classes

Study Abroad Information Session
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
International Education

Take a Break Advisor Info session
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Eric Lassahn

Tuesday Gallery Talk | Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Grace Goudy Distinguished Artist Series: Master Class for Voice
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Info Session
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Connie Ralph


Health Professions Career Planning
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Passport to Practice Areas: Speed Networking for Law Students
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
College of Law

Oregon Desert Trail Presentation
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Derek Lund

Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series: Julianne Baird, soprano; Marcia Hadjimarkos, fortepiano
7:30 PM


Student Organization Orientation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Office of Student Activities ASWU

Lecture | Invisible Structures
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cosponsored by the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University and the Salem Public Art Commission.


IKEWs: Interviews
Early Career / Career Change MBA

Last Day to Withdraw Without "W" Grade
Early Career / Career Change MBA

Mid-Semester Day


Advising for Spring 2018 Registration Begins

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

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