Daily Update

Hopeful signs, stay the course

Don Thomson, Director of Bishop Wellness Center

You've likely heard about "flattening the curve" quite a bit in recent weeks. The curve references the total number of positive COVID cases, which will see an exponential spike without intervention. Such a spike will overwhelm our hospitals and healthcare providers leaving them unable to treat everyone in need. We can all help "flatten the curve" by implementing protective measures to slow the transmission of the virus, such as social distancing, wearing masks and hand washing. If we can do this, the curve’s peak will be lower and hospital systems will have the capacity to help people.


The Oregon Health Authority’s data is showing early signs that social distancing may be working to slow the spread of the virus in Oregon, but we must continue to be diligent in our efforts. We know that there are emotional, physical and financial consequences to the difficult choices we are collectively making. But, we all have a critical role to play, a part in slowing the spread of COVID-19. We will undoubtedly come out of this pandemic stronger and more connected as a community. In the meanwhile, trust that the sacrifices we are all making today really are saving lives.


Be well, Bearcats.

COVID-19 Updates

Things to Know

Print Services update

Printing services are available on campus. Please see full announcement.

Jennifer Mathany

Career Development internship funds offered for remote work

Due to recent changes, Career Development is only able to offer internship funds for remote work.

Connie Ralph

Willamette Events Board is hiring for 2020–21

Join WEB as an exec member or event planner.

Cynthia Ramirez

The Collegian's latest issue is online

Head to the Collegian's website to read about a quiet campus, a canceled Commencement and more.

Sophie Smith

Bearcat Pantry is still open

Food resources are available on a request-based model from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays.

SOAR Center Coordinators

Spring rental returns

Here's the process for returning spring rental textbooks.

Melinda A Hochendoner

Things to Do

April 8, 2020

Coffee Hour with the chaplains - Online

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

WEB: Quarantine Activities Pop-Up

All Day
Goudy Commons

April 9, 2020

Virtual Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM


Registration begins for students with 11-18.75 earned credits

All Day
WU Campus

College of Liberal Arts

WEB: Quarantine Activities Pop-Up

All Day
Goudy Commons

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