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Week of: January 31 - February 6

Monday, February 1 01:30 - 02:30 pm

Emeritus Society Meeting The Emeritus Society is a group of friends of Western Oregon University seeking and sharing intellectual pursuits. Affiliation with WOU is not a pre-requisite. Funds received from membership, are used to award $1,000 dollar scholarships to WOU students. Friends and guests are always welcome at Emeritus Society meetings. Membership in The Emeritus Society is only $30.00 per person a year.

Gentle House

Tuesday, February 2 04:00 - 05:30 pm

Health Career Connect Discover new options and get the inside scoop on healthcare careers. meet professionals like nurses, doctors, dentists, occupational therapists, health promoters, dietitians and medical/nursing students.

Werner University Center, Columbia

Wednesday, February 3 04:30 - 06:30 pm

Wind Down Wednesday On the first Wednesday of each month in the term, Campus Dining sponsors a get-together for all faculty, staff and students to come together to relax, network and celebrate the work of WOU for the month - all in a casual social setting! Beverages of all kinds (alcoholic for those over the age of 21 and non-alcoholic as well) are available for purchase and FREE appetizers are provided. It is a fun and low-key way to socialize and ALL of the Western Oregon University community are invited! See you there? Bring a friend!

Werner University Center, Willamette Room

Wednesday, February 3 06:00 - 08:00 pm

Out and Proud Dinner 2016 Poison Waters, makes her return as the keynote speaker for the Out and Proud Dinner. This event celebrates and explores the various cultures and ethnic backgrounds that are within the LGBTQ community and recognizes their challenges as well as celebrates their achievements and success.

Werner University Center, Columbia

Thursday, February 4 07:00 - 09:00 pm

Women's basketball WOU v. University of Alaska Fairbanks

New Physical Education

Thursday, February 4 - Saturday, February 6 07:00 - 10:00 pm

Lobby Hero A play by Kenneth Lonergan and Student Directed by Natalie Piper. When Jeff, a luckless young security guard, is drawn into a local murder investigation, loyalties are strained to the breaking point. As Jeff???s tightly wound supervisor is called to bear witness against his troubled brother, and an attractive rookie cop finds she must stand up to her seasoned partner, truth becomes elusive and justice proves costly.

Rice Auditorium

Friday, February 5 06:00 - 09:00 pm

International Awareness Dinner Come join students, family, friends and alumni at the 2016 International Awareness Dinner. The event will feature a presentation by Chip and Tia Carnes on the current Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe, a silent auction to benefit the Model United Nations club in their upcoming events and activities, and dinner and dessert catered by Western Oregon University. Beer and wine will also be available for those over 21. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased from any MUN club member. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. For more information, contact Jena Liebscher (jliebscher14@wou.edu) or Dr. Mary Pettenger (pettengm@wou.edu or (503)838-8301).

Werner University Center, Columbia Room

Saturday, February 6 09:00 am - 02:45 pm

Winter Preview Day When you attend Western Oregon University's Winter Preview Day, you will learn about our academic programs, meet our outstanding professors and see what opportunities are available to you on our beautiful campus. Winter Preview Day is designed to acquaint you with our campus and help you understand why every student matters at WOU. Program activities will include an academic department/student services fair, information sessions, complimentary lunch and tours of campus as well as the residence halls. Students attending Winter Preview Day who provide an admission application for Fall Term 2016, official transcripts, ACT or SACT scores (freshmen only) and the $60.00 admission application fee,completed Request for Deferral of Application Fee Form or College Board Application Fee Waiver will be notified of their admission status at the conclusion of the program. Registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on February 3.

Werner University Center

Saturday, February 6 07:00 - 08:30 pm

Women's basketball WOU v. University of Alaska Anchorage

New Physical Education

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Emeritus Society Meeting
Date: Monday, February 1
Time: 01:30 - 02:30 pm
Location: Gentle House
Cost: free
Audience: Members of Sponsoring Group
Description: The Emeritus Society is a group of friends of Western Oregon University seeking and sharing intellectual pursuits. Affiliation with WOU is not a pre-requisite. Funds received from membership, are used to award $1,000 dollar scholarships to WOU students. Friends and guests are always welcome at Emeritus Society meetings. Membership in The Emeritus Society is only $30.00 per person a year.
Sponsoring Group: The Emeritus Society
Contact Info: 503-838-9120
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/foundation/programs/emeritus/

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Health Career Connect
Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 04:00 - 05:30 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Columbia
Cost: free
Audience: Students
Description: Discover new options and get the inside scoop on healthcare careers. meet professionals like nurses, doctors, dentists, occupational therapists, health promoters, dietitians and medical/nursing students.
Sponsoring Group: SLCD
Contact Info: 503-838-8432

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Wind Down Wednesday
Date: Wednesday, February 3
Time: 04:30 - 06:30 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Willamette Room
Cost: free Beverage Prices range from $1.50 to $5.00
Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students
Description: On the first Wednesday of each month in the term, Campus Dining sponsors a get-together for all faculty, staff and students to come together to relax, network and celebrate the work of WOU for the month - all in a casual social setting! Beverages of all kinds (alcoholic for those over the age of 21 and non-alcoholic as well) are available for purchase and FREE appetizers are provided. It is a fun and low-key way to socialize and ALL of the Western Oregon University community are invited! See you there? Bring a friend!
Sponsoring Group: Campus Dining
Contact Info: 503-838-8382
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/housing/campus-dining/

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Out and Proud Dinner 2016
Date: Wednesday, February 3
Time: 06:00 - 08:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Columbia
Cost: $8
Audience: Public
Description: Poison Waters, makes her return as the keynote speaker for the Out and Proud Dinner. This event celebrates and explores the various cultures and ethnic backgrounds that are within the LGBTQ community and recognizes their challenges as well as celebrates their achievements and success.
Sponsoring Group: Multicultural Student Union
Contact Info: 503-838-8403
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/msu

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Women's basketball
Date: Thursday, February 4
Time: 07:00 - 09:00 pm
Location: New Physical Education
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: WOU v. University of Alaska Fairbanks
Sponsoring Group: WOU Athletics
Contact Info: 503-838-8177

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Lobby Hero
Date: Thursday, February 4 - Saturday, February 6
Time: 07:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Rice Auditorium
Cost: free GA $12, Seniors $10, Students $7
Audience: Public
Description: A play by Kenneth Lonergan and Student Directed by Natalie Piper. When Jeff, a luckless young security guard, is drawn into a local murder investigation, loyalties are strained to the breaking point. As Jeff???s tightly wound supervisor is called to bear witness against his troubled brother, and an attractive rookie cop finds she must stand up to her seasoned partner, truth becomes elusive and justice proves costly.
Sponsoring Group: Department of Theatre
Contact Info: 503-838-8462
Event Website: https://www.wou.edu/theatre-dance/events-tickets/

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International Awareness Dinner
Date: Friday, February 5
Time: 06:00 - 09:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Columbia Room
Cost: $15
Audience: Public
Description: Come join students, family, friends and alumni at the 2016 International Awareness Dinner. The event will feature a presentation by Chip and Tia Carnes on the current Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe, a silent auction to benefit the Model United Nations club in their upcoming events and activities, and dinner and dessert catered by Western Oregon University. Beer and wine will also be available for those over 21. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased from any MUN club member. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. For more information, contact Jena Liebscher (jliebscher14@wou.edu) or Dr. Mary Pettenger (pettengm@wou.edu or (503)838-8301).
Sponsoring Group: Model United Nations
Contact Info: 4088132775

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Winter Preview Day
Date: Saturday, February 6
Time: 09:00 am - 02:45 pm
Location: Werner University Center
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: When you attend Western Oregon University's Winter Preview Day, you will learn about our academic programs, meet our outstanding professors and see what opportunities are available to you on our beautiful campus. Winter Preview Day is designed to acquaint you with our campus and help you understand why every student matters at WOU. Program activities will include an academic department/student services fair, information sessions, complimentary lunch and tours of campus as well as the residence halls. Students attending Winter Preview Day who provide an admission application for Fall Term 2016, official transcripts, ACT or SACT scores (freshmen only) and the $60.00 admission application fee,completed Request for Deferral of Application Fee Form or College Board Application Fee Waiver will be notified of their admission status at the conclusion of the program. Registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on February 3.
Sponsoring Group: Office of Admissions
Contact Info: 503-838-8211
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/admissions/winter-preview-day/

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Women's basketball
Date: Saturday, February 6
Time: 07:00 - 08:30 pm
Location: New Physical Education
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: WOU v. University of Alaska Anchorage
Sponsoring Group: WOU Athletics
Contact Info: 503-838-8177

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