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Week of: January 20 - January 26

Wednesday, January 9 - Wednesday, April 3 05:00 - 10:45 pm

Civil Rights Film Series The sociology Department will once again offer a Civil Rights Film Series course this Winter Term. It meets Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:50 in ITC 211 (Auditorium). We offer this course as a contribution to Black History Month and also as a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King and other heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. The series also will include some films on the civil rights struggles of Native Americans. Everyone is welcome whether they are enrolled for the class or not. Bring your popcorn. See you there!

Instructional Technology Center, room 211

Monday, January 21 - Sunday, January 27 All day

Campus Photography Week at WOU: Capturing Western's Campus Open Invitation to WOU community to submit campus images taken during the week of January 21 - 27, 2013 for a spring exhibit at the Hamersly Library April 1 ? June 14, 2013 Submit digital images by January 31, 2013 to: libraryexhibits@wou.edu Images to include all aspects of campus, (places, activities, people.) January 21-27: Take images of campus this week January 31: Last date to submit images taken Jan 21-27 April 1 ? June 14: Exhibit on display at Hamersly Library April 10: Reception honoring participants Complete invitation form at: http://www.wou.edu/library/exhibits/Week-WOUForm.pdf For more information contact: Jerrie Lee Parpart: 503-838-8419, parparj@wou.edu

Hamersly Library

Monday, January 21 - Friday, March 1 01:00 - 10:30 pm

Swimming Lessons We pride ourselves on teaching the necessary skills needed to explore water as a lifelong fitness and recreational opportunity. Our philosophy is to always reward swimmers with praise and positive reinforcement for a job well done. We believe that with patience, encouragement, and practice, our students will make the most of their time in the pool. We offer a variety of sessions sure to meet your scheduling needs. www.wou.edu/aquatics

Health & Wellness Center, Aquatic Center

Tuesday, January 22 12:00 noon - 02:00 pm

Civil Rights Movie and Discussion A film showing and discussion of the movie "Brother Outsider" which will be facilitated by Dr. Emily Plec of Communication Studies.

Werner University Center, Willamette

Tuesday, January 22 08:00 - 11:00 pm

Black and Red Ball 2013 Come celebrate the end of Out and Proud week with the annual Black and Red Ball! Half of the proceeds go to Cascade Aids Project Wear black and/or red! And come see a preview dance for the annual Drag Show! $2 per person | WUC Pacific Room If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

Werner University Center, Pacific

Wednesday, January 23 12:00 noon - 01:00 pm

Unity & Community: The Spoken Word! Spoken word performance hosted by the Black Student Union.

Werner University Center, Willamette

Wednesday, January 23 05:00 - 09:00 pm

The Swap Students can bring any item that they wish to swap with others on campus. They can take an item without bringing an item or donate an item without taking any. Clothing, shoes, bags, accessories, etc are all encouraged.

Werner University Center, The Summit

Thursday, January 24 12:00 noon - 01:00 pm

How to Turn Your Passion for Social Justice Into a Career This session will cover the following: * Overview of types of organizations and opportunities * Matching your interests with need * Gaining practical skills and experiences that are in demand * Career Paths Presenters: Adry Clark, Director, WOU Service Learning & Career Development Tammy McCammon (WOU Alum), Director of Volunteer Services, Salem/Keizer Education Foundation Michael Finlay (WOU Alum), Volunteer Program & Special Events Coordinator, A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village

Werner University Center, Willamette

Thursday, January 24 06:00 - 08:00 pm

6th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Dinner Celebration This Dinner is to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It will feature a Keynote Address by Heidi Durrow an American writer on the theme of "Unity and Community". VIBE an Acapella group will also be performing.

Werner University Center, Pacific Room

Thursday, January 24 07:00 - 09:00 pm

Men's basketball WOU men's basketball vs. Seattle Pacific

Seattle, Wash.

Thursday, January 24 07:00 - 09:00 pm

Women's basketball WOU women's basketball vs. Alaska Anchorage

WOU Campus

Friday, January 25 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Civil Wars Around The World Facilitated by the International Students Club

Werner University Center, Willamette

Friday, January 25 01:00 - 05:00 pm

MLK Campus and Community Service Project We will be helping students and teachers prepare for their annual carnival fundraiser. Possible activities include: Repairing and painting carnival booths (such as Go Fish, Lollipop Tree) Creating a new game/booth for carnival Sorting prizes and donations Preparing tickets and materials Sign-up in the Service Learning and Career Development Office (Werner University Center, 1st Floor). Transportation from WOU to the project site will be provided for first 20 participants. All participants will meet at Parking Lot H (between the WUC) at 1 p.m. Wear clothing suitable for painting and other projects.

Henry Hill Elementary School 750 S 5th Street, Independence, Oregon

Friday, January 25 07:30 - 09:00 pm

Solas-Shamrock City With ten records under their belt, Solas is the quintessential Irish-American band recording and touring in the U.S. today. Fifteen years ago, in a manner befitting their name (Gaelic for "light"), Solas burst onto the Irish music scene and instantly became a beacon - an incandescent ensemble that found contemporary relevance in timeless traditions without ever stooping to cliches. Through fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and unparalleled musicianship, Solas continues to define the path for the Celtic music world and drive the genre forward.

Rice Auditorium

Saturday, January 26 01:30 - 03:30 pm

Men's basketball WOU men's basketball vs. Montana State Billings

Billings, Mont.

Saturday, January 26 07:00 - 09:00 pm

Women's basketball WOU women's basketball vs. Alaska Fairbanks

WOU Campus

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Civil Rights Film Series
Date: Wednesday, January 9 - Wednesday, April 3
Time: 05:00 - 10:45 pm
Location: Instructional Technology Center, room 211
Cost: free
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students
Description: The sociology Department will once again offer a Civil Rights Film Series course this Winter Term. It meets Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:50 in ITC 211 (Auditorium). We offer this course as a contribution to Black History Month and also as a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King and other heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. The series also will include some films on the civil rights struggles of Native Americans. Everyone is welcome whether they are enrolled for the class or not. Bring your popcorn. See you there!
Sponsoring Group: Sociology Dept.
Contact Info: (503) 838-8270
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/las/socsci/sociologydept.htm

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Campus Photography
Date: Monday, January 21 - Sunday, January 27
Time: All day
Location: Hamersly Library
Cost: free
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students
Description: Week at WOU: Capturing Western's Campus Open Invitation to WOU community to submit campus images taken during the week of January 21 - 27, 2013 for a spring exhibit at the Hamersly Library April 1 ? June 14, 2013 Submit digital images by January 31, 2013 to: libraryexhibits@wou.edu Images to include all aspects of campus, (places, activities, people.) January 21-27: Take images of campus this week January 31: Last date to submit images taken Jan 21-27 April 1 ? June 14: Exhibit on display at Hamersly Library April 10: Reception honoring participants Complete invitation form at: http://www.wou.edu/library/exhibits/Week-WOUForm.pdf For more information contact: Jerrie Lee Parpart: 503-838-8419, parparj@wou.edu
Sponsoring Group: Hamersly Exhibits Program
Contact Info: 503-838-8419
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/library/exhibits

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Swimming Lessons
Date: Monday, January 21 - Friday, March 1
Time: 01:00 - 10:30 pm
Location: Health & Wellness Center, Aquatic Center
Cost: varies
Audience: Public
Description: We pride ourselves on teaching the necessary skills needed to explore water as a lifelong fitness and recreational opportunity. Our philosophy is to always reward swimmers with praise and positive reinforcement for a job well done. We believe that with patience, encouragement, and practice, our students will make the most of their time in the pool. We offer a variety of sessions sure to meet your scheduling needs. www.wou.edu/aquatics
Sponsoring Group: HWC
Contact Info: 503-838-8860
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/aquatics

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Civil Rights Movie and Discussion
Date: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 12:00 noon - 02:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Willamette
Cost: free Refreshments will be provided.
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: A film showing and discussion of the movie "Brother Outsider" which will be facilitated by Dr. Emily Plec of Communication Studies.
Sponsoring Group: Multicultural Students Services and Programs Office
Contact Info: 503-838-8834
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/multicultural/

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Black and Red Ball 2013
Date: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 08:00 - 11:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Pacific
Cost: $2
Audience: Public
Description: Come celebrate the end of Out and Proud week with the annual Black and Red Ball! Half of the proceeds go to Cascade Aids Project Wear black and/or red! And come see a preview dance for the annual Drag Show! $2 per person | WUC Pacific Room If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Western Oregon University activity, please notify the Office of Disability Services at 503-838-8250 or ods@wou.edu at least 72 hours in advance.
Sponsoring Group: Triangle Allaince
Contact Info: 503-838-8791
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/344486905563195/?group_id=0

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Unity & Community: The Spoken Word!
Date: Wednesday, January 23
Time: 12:00 noon - 01:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Willamette
Cost: free Refreshments will be provided.
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: Spoken word performance hosted by the Black Student Union.
Sponsoring Group: MSSP
Contact Info: 503-838-8834
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/multicultural/

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The Swap
Date: Wednesday, January 23
Time: 05:00 - 09:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, The Summit
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Students can bring any item that they wish to swap with others on campus. They can take an item without bringing an item or donate an item without taking any. Clothing, shoes, bags, accessories, etc are all encouraged.
Sponsoring Group: Green Wolf Sustainabilty Club
Contact Info: 541-250-2285
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/438296756241529/?context=create

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How to Turn Your Passion for Social Justice Into a Career
Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 12:00 noon - 01:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Willamette
Cost: free Refreshments will be provided
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: This session will cover the following: * Overview of types of organizations and opportunities * Matching your interests with need * Gaining practical skills and experiences that are in demand * Career Paths Presenters: Adry Clark, Director, WOU Service Learning & Career Development Tammy McCammon (WOU Alum), Director of Volunteer Services, Salem/Keizer Education Foundation Michael Finlay (WOU Alum), Volunteer Program & Special Events Coordinator, A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village
Sponsoring Group: MSSP
Contact Info: 503-838-8834
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/multicultural/

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6th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Dinner Celebration
Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 06:00 - 08:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Pacific Room
Cost: $5 for students $8 for the general public Tickets can be purchased from the MSSP office. New this year, students will be able to use their meal cards to purchase tickets from Wolf Express located in the Werner University Center.
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: This Dinner is to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It will feature a Keynote Address by Heidi Durrow an American writer on the theme of "Unity and Community". VIBE an Acapella group will also be performing.
Sponsoring Group: Multicultural Students Services and Programs Office
Contact Info: 503-838-8834
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/multicultural/

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Men's basketball
Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 07:00 - 09:00 pm
Location: Seattle, Wash.
Cost: TBA
Audience: Public
Description: WOU men's basketball vs. Seattle Pacific
Sponsoring Group: WOU Athletics
Contact Info: 503-838-8051
Event Website: http://www.wouwolves.com/index.aspx

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Women's basketball
Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 07:00 - 09:00 pm
Location: WOU Campus
Cost: TBA
Audience: Public
Description: WOU women's basketball vs. Alaska Anchorage
Sponsoring Group: WOU Athletics
Contact Info: 503-838-8051
Event Website: http://www.wouwolves.com/index.aspx

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Civil Wars Around The World
Date: Friday, January 25
Time: 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Willamette
Cost: free Refreshments will be provided
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: Facilitated by the International Students Club
Sponsoring Group: MSSP
Contact Info: 503-838-8834
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/multicultural/index.php

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MLK Campus and Community Service Project
Date: Friday, January 25
Time: 01:00 - 05:00 pm
Location: Henry Hill Elementary School 750 S 5th Street, Independence, Oregon
Cost: free
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students, Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: We will be helping students and teachers prepare for their annual carnival fundraiser. Possible activities include: Repairing and painting carnival booths (such as Go Fish, Lollipop Tree) Creating a new game/booth for carnival Sorting prizes and donations Preparing tickets and materials Sign-up in the Service Learning and Career Development Office (Werner University Center, 1st Floor). Transportation from WOU to the project site will be provided for first 20 participants. All participants will meet at Parking Lot H (between the WUC) at 1 p.m. Wear clothing suitable for painting and other projects.
Sponsoring Group: MSSP
Contact Info: 503-838-8834
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/multicultural/index.php

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Solas-Shamrock City
Date: Friday, January 25
Time: 07:30 - 09:00 pm
Location: Rice Auditorium
Cost: 25.00 Student price - $11 WOU students - Free At the door - $28
Audience: Public
Description: With ten records under their belt, Solas is the quintessential Irish-American band recording and touring in the U.S. today. Fifteen years ago, in a manner befitting their name (Gaelic for "light"), Solas burst onto the Irish music scene and instantly became a beacon - an incandescent ensemble that found contemporary relevance in timeless traditions without ever stooping to cliches. Through fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and unparalleled musicianship, Solas continues to define the path for the Celtic music world and drive the genre forward.
Sponsoring Group: Smith Fine Arts Series
Contact Info: 503-838-8333
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/sfa

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Men's basketball
Date: Saturday, January 26
Time: 01:30 - 03:30 pm
Location: Billings, Mont.
Cost: TBA
Audience: Public
Description: WOU men's basketball vs. Montana State Billings
Sponsoring Group: WOU Athletics
Contact Info: 503-838-8051
Event Website: http://www.wouwolves.com/index.aspx

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Women's basketball
Date: Saturday, January 26
Time: 07:00 - 09:00 pm
Location: WOU Campus
Cost: TBA
Audience: Public
Description: WOU women's basketball vs. Alaska Fairbanks
Sponsoring Group: WOU Athletics
Contact Info: 503-838-8051
Event Website: http://www.wouwolves.com/index.aspx

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