Events

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September 5th, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Convo: 4 Days in Clint, Texas, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
4 Days in Clint is a firsthand account of what Willamette Law professor and international children’s rights expert Warren Binford discovered when she and her colleagues walked into the Clint Border Patrol Facility on a routine monitoring visit outside of El Paso, Texas, in June 2019

September 12th, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Convo: Dog-vocation Dogs of Willamette, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Come meet that pup that you've seen on the Quad. Dog owners will bring their dogs, discuss their most lovable characteristics, and share tips for good canine-human relations. 

September 19th, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Convo: Campus Climate Survey - Results and Discussion, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Jade Aguilar, Vice-President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will present some of the results of last February's campus climate survey.

September 26, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Photography Workshop , Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Learn the fundamentals of camera work! We will explore what makes a photo striking to the human eye and how to capture those images. Presented by Kendrick Arakaki

October 3, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Good Grief: Supporting Your Friends , Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Dealing with a loss while in school can be challenging. Come find out how you can support yourself and others during difficult times. Presented by: Chaplains Karen Wood and Gary Ellison

October 10, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Religion at Willamette, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
What is it like to be religious at Willamette?
Come hear a panel of students talk about their experiences as religious individuals on campus.

October 17, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
What's the Right Word?, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
How do we know what terms to use that will honor and not offend?

October 24, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
De-Stress Convocation, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Come to Cone Chapel to de-stress with some relaxing activities including: puzzles, music, deep breathing, napping, and coloring! 

October 31, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Hallowe'en, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Come celebrate Halloween at Convocation this Thursday.
Costumes, candy, origin stories, Halloween traditions and more!
All treats and no tricks this year!
Don't forget to wear a costume if you'd like to participate in our Halloween Costume Parade!

November 7, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Behind the Scenes of Convocation, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Come find out how the convocation class takes an idea and turns it into a wildly informative seminar!

November 14, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
History of Activism at Willamette, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Come learn about the strong history of student protest at Willamette!

November 21, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Procrastination Convocation, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Don't Delay...Come find out how to overcome your tendency to procrastinate at this week's convocation. You don't have to wait until the last minute!

December 5, 2019

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Jam Session Convocation, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Join the Convocation class  in the last meeting of the semester and year for a fun JAM SESSION!
Bring  a musical  instrument  or your lovely  voice to participate in this fun and relaxing music extravaganza.

January 30, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
STI's and You, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall

Marion County Health Educator Maricarmen Gomez Reyes offers a great education about STIs in advance of the county's mobile testing unit coming to campus - just in time for Valentine's Day!

February 6, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
The Impeachment Trial , Cone Chapel, Waller Hall

Join our panel of Willamette faculty from CAS and Law as they discuss the impeachment of the president. Featuring: Prof. Sarah Bishop - Russian, Prof. Seth Cotlar - History, Prof. Richard Ellis - Politics, Policy, Law and Ethics, Prof. Steve Green - College of Law.

February 13, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
All About Alt-Milk, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall

Which one is the healthiest? Which one tastes the most like milk? Join Barista Justin Goergen from Cafe Umbria to learn all about the fun milk alternatives that everybody's been sipping on lately!

February 20, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Citing Slavery, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Join Prof. Justin Simard, Visiting Assistant Prof. of Law, as he discusses the ongoing role of the laws that supported slavery and how those laws continue to function in our legal system.

February 27, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
COVID-19 Convocation, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall

Epidemic? Pandemic? Infodemic?

How do we think about COVID-19? *

Join this week's Convocation and hear information from both the Centers for Disease Control and Bishop Wellness Center on the issue.

Additionally, hear the perspectives of Prof. Yan Liang, on the economic impacts the virus is having in China, and Veris Schmidt, '20 on crisis communication and COVID-19.

March 5, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Non-Binary Identities at Willamette, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
Join students and faculty in Cone Chapel for discussion of resources, experiences, and identity regarding non-binary identities on campus!

March 12, 2020

11:30–12:30 p.m.
Let's Talk About Food, Cone Chapel, Waller Hall
This week we'll be discussing food insecurity and student resources on campus! Join us in Cone Chapel for some important information regarding access to food at WU.

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