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Week of: April 13 - April 19

Friday, March 28 - Friday, September 26 All day

Instant Wolf Fridays Instant Wolf Fridays provide the opportunity for students to apply for fall 2014 admission when visiting the WOU campus. Students who provide an application for admission, $60 application fee or OUS Fee Deferral, official transcripts and ACT/SAT scores (freshmen only) will receive an admission decision or update before departing campus. High school students who will be graduating in 2015 are also invited to participate in WOU's Instant Wolf Friday programs. 2015 high school graduates will be required to provide an official transcript with grades through their junior year and a list of senior year courses. Instant Wolf Fridays will be offered each Friday through September 26 with the exception June 27 (freshman orientation), July 4 (holiday) and July 11 (freshman orientation).

Academic Programs & Support Center, Office of Admissions (Room 408)

Tuesday, April 1 - Friday, June 13 All day

Maple Hall Celebrating 100 years Dedicated in 1914 as the first campus gymnasium, Maple Hall celebrates 100 years of service to the Western Oregon University campus. This exhibit features the many activities and people associated with Maple Hall. Through its evolution as a gymnasium, student recreation center, ROTC training, and dance studio, Maple Hall remains a place for active learning and a place to showcase creativity.

Hamersly Library

Wednesday, April 2 - Thursday, June 12 All day

TRC Tech Tutoring Hours The TRC offers drop-in technology tutoring hours for students needing help with technology-related class assignments. Need pointers on creating a digital movie? Tips on designing a website? Advice on configuring an Excel chart? No appointment needed! Stop by HL 124 during open tutoring hours when a Student Technology Assistant is available to answer your questions. Open hours: Monday 4-8 pm, Tuesday 10am-2pm, Wednesday 4-8pm, Thursday 10am-2pm.

Hamersly Library, room 124

Wednesday, April 2 - Wednesday, May 7 All day

Northwest Passage Spring Submissions Are you a writer or artist in need of a creative outlet? Want to have your work published for FREE? The Northwest Passage accepts short fiction, poetry, photography, drawings, paintings, graphic designs, and much more. Published twice a year in Fall and Spring, the Northwest Passage is open to students and faculty alike, and has been a Western Oregon University tradition for decades. Submissions are reviewed and decided upon by an editorial board comprised of WOU students. Deadline for spring submissions is May 7, 2014. Please send submissions to: northwestpassage@wou.edu

WOU Campus

Tuesday, April 8 - Tuesday, June 10 07:00 - 10:30 pm

Open Life Drawing Sessions WOU Art Club invites you to attend weekly life drawing sessions. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month will be short poses, and the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays will be long poses. Bring your own art supplies!

Campbell Hall, room 111

Wednesday, April 9 - Wednesday, June 4 All day

Business and Economics Club Meeting Business and Economics Club focuses on helping students gain the experience and knowledge they need to be successful in the business world after graduation. It's all about making connections and gaining experiences. Join us every Wednesday @ 5!

Hamersly Library, room 105

Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 13 All day

Relay For Life Relay For Life is a event to celebrate, remember, and fundraise for those who have cancer or who have passed away from cancer. The Luminaria Ceremony takes place after dark, so we can remember people we have lost to cancer, honor people who have fought cancer, and support those who are currently still fighting cancer. Candles are lit inside bags that are personalized and are placed around the Relay track as a remembrance to those who have been affected by cancer.

New Physical Education

Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 13 09:00 am - 10:00 pm

LSAT Prep Course In joint cooperation between Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity, WOU Pre-Law club, and the WOU Career Center, our own Pre-law group is hosting an LSAT Prep course. Jamie Pfieffer will be the teacher. We are committed to this, but a larger group would be better. So feel free to invite others! Starting on March 31, whoever has paid me the subsidized rate of $100 will get access to the web-based materials for the class. The web-based material for Get Prepped is extensive. We are committed to this, but a larger group would be better. So feel free to invite others!

Hamersly Library, room 107

Sunday, April 13 - Wednesday, April 16 12:00 noon - 10:00 pm

Bake Sale Please support the Seabeck Service Learning Trip bake sale! All funds raised will support the Seabeck Service Learning trip, where 18 Western students will be working as ASL fluent, sighted guides for 80 Deaf-Blind adults from all over the world. This trip takes place during the last week of August in Seabeck, Washington. Several baked goodies will be gluten-free! (Baked items not made in a commercial kitchen.)

Werner University Center, room 2nd Floor

Sunday, April 13 12:00 noon - 02:00 pm

Men's Club Lacrosse WOU's Men's Lacrosse club takes on Portland State University in a Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association match up.

Turf Field

Wednesday, April 16 12:00 noon - 01:00 pm

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Jeannie Smith Student Leadership and Activities cordially invites you to hear Jeannie Smith speak during our holocaust remembrance day. As a second generation holocaust survivor, Jeannie retells the story of her Polish mother's heroic actions to save Jews during the Holocaust.

Werner University Center, Willamette

Wednesday, April 16 07:00 - 08:30 pm

Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony The WOU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is preparing to welcome 45 new members (see below) into the highly selective honor society. Please consider attending this year?s initiation ceremony, Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Pacific Room. This year?s keynote speaker is Dr. Tom Bergeron, Professor in the Department of Music, the recipient of 2013 Pastega Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creativity, presenting "Creating a Tool for Learning". Consider donning your academic regalia in recognition of the role of scholarship in our lives.

Werner University Center, Pacific Room

Thursday, April 17 04:00 - 06:30 pm

Safe Zone: Ally 1 Training Ally 1 trainings: Ally 1 training focuses on providing fundamental skills and knowledge through review of terminology, activities, and discussions with the intent of gaining basic skills so you can support the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, ally and asexual community. Please RSVP to: safezone@wou.edu

Werner University Center, Columbia

Friday, April 18 All day

Day of Silence/Night of Noise Participate in Day of Silence! Where you pledge silence for the day to represent the voices of LGBTQ youth lost due to bullying. Then break your silence at 6pm at Night of Noise in the Columbia Room. Celebrating the accomplishments everyone has, no matter who they are. Free for all with pizza and prizes and live performances by fellow students! Followed by DRAG BINGO! Our dancers from the show return to give you the sassiest game of bingo ever. And if you tie you must Lip Sync for your Life! Day of Silence packets available in the RSC and Info desk beginning Wednesday, April 16th.

Werner University Center, Columbia

Friday, April 18 12:00 noon - 02:00 pm

Model United Nations Club Meeting Raising awareness of political views and events, we serve an educational purpose. Through discussion and MUN conferences, learn about the goals and principles of the United Nations. Attend a meeting every Friday @ noon!

Bellamy Hall (Humanities and Social Sciences), room 107

Saturday, April 19 All day

21st Annual Pow-Wow Vendors, dancers, drummers and fry bread help make our annual MSU Pow-Wow a success. Our Pow-Wow includes a dance competition as well as a dinner. The dance competition is open to tiny tots, teens, men and women. The categories include fancy dancing, traditional dancing, grass dancing and jingle dancing. 1st Grand Entrance will be at 12pm and a 2nd Grand Entrance at 7pm. There will be a dinner break 5-7pm and we will be serving Indian Tacos!

WOU Campus

Saturday, April 19 09:00 am - 12:00 noon

Volunteer Day: Gentle House Gardens Join your friends and neighbors in maintaining this community landmark by weeding, removing blackberries, edging and spreading bark dust in the century-old gardens surrounding Professor Gentle's 1880's home. Lunch following.

Gentle House

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Instant Wolf Fridays
Date: Friday, March 28 - Friday, September 26
Time: All day
Location: Academic Programs & Support Center, Office of Admissions (Room 408)
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Instant Wolf Fridays provide the opportunity for students to apply for fall 2014 admission when visiting the WOU campus. Students who provide an application for admission, $60 application fee or OUS Fee Deferral, official transcripts and ACT/SAT scores (freshmen only) will receive an admission decision or update before departing campus. High school students who will be graduating in 2015 are also invited to participate in WOU's Instant Wolf Friday programs. 2015 high school graduates will be required to provide an official transcript with grades through their junior year and a list of senior year courses. Instant Wolf Fridays will be offered each Friday through September 26 with the exception June 27 (freshman orientation), July 4 (holiday) and July 11 (freshman orientation).
Sponsoring Group: Office of Admissions
Contact Info: 503-838-8211
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/admissions

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Maple Hall Celebrating 100 years
Date: Tuesday, April 1 - Friday, June 13
Time: All day
Location: Hamersly Library
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Dedicated in 1914 as the first campus gymnasium, Maple Hall celebrates 100 years of service to the Western Oregon University campus. This exhibit features the many activities and people associated with Maple Hall. Through its evolution as a gymnasium, student recreation center, ROTC training, and dance studio, Maple Hall remains a place for active learning and a place to showcase creativity.
Sponsoring Group: Hamersly Library Exhibits
Contact Info: 503 838 8419

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TRC Tech Tutoring Hours
Date: Wednesday, April 2 - Thursday, June 12
Time: All day
Location: Hamersly Library, room 124
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: The TRC offers drop-in technology tutoring hours for students needing help with technology-related class assignments. Need pointers on creating a digital movie? Tips on designing a website? Advice on configuring an Excel chart? No appointment needed! Stop by HL 124 during open tutoring hours when a Student Technology Assistant is available to answer your questions. Open hours: Monday 4-8 pm, Tuesday 10am-2pm, Wednesday 4-8pm, Thursday 10am-2pm.
Sponsoring Group: Hamersly Library
Contact Info: 503-838-8848
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/trc

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Northwest Passage Spring Submissions
Date: Wednesday, April 2 - Wednesday, May 7
Time: All day
Location: WOU Campus
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Are you a writer or artist in need of a creative outlet? Want to have your work published for FREE? The Northwest Passage accepts short fiction, poetry, photography, drawings, paintings, graphic designs, and much more. Published twice a year in Fall and Spring, the Northwest Passage is open to students and faculty alike, and has been a Western Oregon University tradition for decades. Submissions are reviewed and decided upon by an editorial board comprised of WOU students. Deadline for spring submissions is May 7, 2014. Please send submissions to: northwestpassage@wou.edu
Sponsoring Group: Student Media
Contact Info: (503) 838-9642
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/northwestpassage/

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Open Life Drawing Sessions
Date: Tuesday, April 8 - Tuesday, June 10
Time: 07:00 - 10:30 pm
Location: Campbell Hall, room 111
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: WOU Art Club invites you to attend weekly life drawing sessions. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month will be short poses, and the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays will be long poses. Bring your own art supplies!
Sponsoring Group: WOU Art Club
Contact Info: 503-838-8241
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/las/creativearts/art/art_club.php

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Business and Economics Club Meeting
Date: Wednesday, April 9 - Wednesday, June 4
Time: All day
Location: Hamersly Library, room 105
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Business and Economics Club focuses on helping students gain the experience and knowledge they need to be successful in the business world after graduation. It's all about making connections and gaining experiences. Join us every Wednesday @ 5!
Sponsoring Group: Business and Economics Club
Contact Info: 503-838-8062
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/club/

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Relay For Life
Date: Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 13
Time: All day
Location: New Physical Education
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Relay For Life is a event to celebrate, remember, and fundraise for those who have cancer or who have passed away from cancer. The Luminaria Ceremony takes place after dark, so we can remember people we have lost to cancer, honor people who have fought cancer, and support those who are currently still fighting cancer. Candles are lit inside bags that are personalized and are placed around the Relay track as a remembrance to those who have been affected by cancer.
Sponsoring Group: Western Oregon University
Contact Info: (541) 264-8468
Event Website: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14GW?pg=entry&fr_id=62375

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LSAT Prep Course
Date: Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 13
Time: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Hamersly Library, room 107
Cost: $100
Audience: Public
Description: In joint cooperation between Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity, WOU Pre-Law club, and the WOU Career Center, our own Pre-law group is hosting an LSAT Prep course. Jamie Pfieffer will be the teacher. We are committed to this, but a larger group would be better. So feel free to invite others! Starting on March 31, whoever has paid me the subsidized rate of $100 will get access to the web-based materials for the class. The web-based material for Get Prepped is extensive. We are committed to this, but a larger group would be better. So feel free to invite others!
Sponsoring Group: Pre-Law Club
Contact Info: 503-838-8544
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/las/socsci/publicpolicy/prelaw.php

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Bake Sale
Date: Sunday, April 13 - Wednesday, April 16
Time: 12:00 noon - 10:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, room 2nd Floor
Cost: Varies
Audience: Public
Description: Please support the Seabeck Service Learning Trip bake sale! All funds raised will support the Seabeck Service Learning trip, where 18 Western students will be working as ASL fluent, sighted guides for 80 Deaf-Blind adults from all over the world. This trip takes place during the last week of August in Seabeck, Washington. Several baked goodies will be gluten-free! (Baked items not made in a commercial kitchen.)
Sponsoring Group: ASL/English Interpreting Program
Contact Info: 503-838-8731
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/education/sped/wriec/programs_deaf-blind.php

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Men's Club Lacrosse
Date: Sunday, April 13
Time: 12:00 noon - 02:00 pm
Location: Turf Field
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: WOU's Men's Lacrosse club takes on Portland State University in a Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association match up.
Sponsoring Group: Campus Recreation
Contact Info: 5038388513

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Holocaust Remembrance Day: Jeannie Smith
Date: Wednesday, April 16
Time: 12:00 noon - 01:00 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Willamette
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Student Leadership and Activities cordially invites you to hear Jeannie Smith speak during our holocaust remembrance day. As a second generation holocaust survivor, Jeannie retells the story of her Polish mother's heroic actions to save Jews during the Holocaust.
Sponsoring Group: Student Leadership and Activities
Contact Info: 503-838-8261
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/sla/

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Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, April 16
Time: 07:00 - 08:30 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Pacific Room
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: The WOU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is preparing to welcome 45 new members (see below) into the highly selective honor society. Please consider attending this year?s initiation ceremony, Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Pacific Room. This year?s keynote speaker is Dr. Tom Bergeron, Professor in the Department of Music, the recipient of 2013 Pastega Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creativity, presenting "Creating a Tool for Learning". Consider donning your academic regalia in recognition of the role of scholarship in our lives.
Sponsoring Group: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Contact Info: 503-838-8869
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/woupkp

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Safe Zone: Ally 1 Training
Date: Thursday, April 17
Time: 04:00 - 06:30 pm
Location: Werner University Center, Columbia
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Ally 1 trainings: Ally 1 training focuses on providing fundamental skills and knowledge through review of terminology, activities, and discussions with the intent of gaining basic skills so you can support the gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, intersex, ally and asexual community. Please RSVP to: safezone@wou.edu
Sponsoring Group: Safe Zone
Contact Info: 503-838-8261
Event Website: https://www.wou.edu/student/sla/SafeZone/training.php

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Day of Silence/Night of Noise
Date: Friday, April 18
Time: All day
Location: Werner University Center, Columbia
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Participate in Day of Silence! Where you pledge silence for the day to represent the voices of LGBTQ youth lost due to bullying. Then break your silence at 6pm at Night of Noise in the Columbia Room. Celebrating the accomplishments everyone has, no matter who they are. Free for all with pizza and prizes and live performances by fellow students! Followed by DRAG BINGO! Our dancers from the show return to give you the sassiest game of bingo ever. And if you tie you must Lip Sync for your Life! Day of Silence packets available in the RSC and Info desk beginning Wednesday, April 16th.
Sponsoring Group: Triangle Alliance
Contact Info: 503-838-8063
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/6385817460/

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Model United Nations Club Meeting
Date: Friday, April 18
Time: 12:00 noon - 02:00 pm
Location: Bellamy Hall (Humanities and Social Sciences), room 107
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Raising awareness of political views and events, we serve an educational purpose. Through discussion and MUN conferences, learn about the goals and principles of the United Nations. Attend a meeting every Friday @ noon!
Sponsoring Group: Model United Nations
Contact Info: 503-838-8062
Event Website: http://www.wou.edu/student/club/mun/

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21st Annual Pow-Wow
Date: Saturday, April 19
Time: All day
Location: WOU Campus
Cost: Free Admission. Friends & Family are welcomed!
Audience: Public
Description: Vendors, dancers, drummers and fry bread help make our annual MSU Pow-Wow a success. Our Pow-Wow includes a dance competition as well as a dinner. The dance competition is open to tiny tots, teens, men and women. The categories include fancy dancing, traditional dancing, grass dancing and jingle dancing. 1st Grand Entrance will be at 12pm and a 2nd Grand Entrance at 7pm. There will be a dinner break 5-7pm and we will be serving Indian Tacos!
Sponsoring Group: Multicultural Student Union
Contact Info: 503.838.8737
Event Website: http://calendar.powwows.com/events/21st-annual-powwow-at-western-oregon-university/

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Volunteer Day: Gentle House Gardens
Date: Saturday, April 19
Time: 09:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Gentle House
Cost: free
Audience: Public
Description: Join your friends and neighbors in maintaining this community landmark by weeding, removing blackberries, edging and spreading bark dust in the century-old gardens surrounding Professor Gentle's 1880's home. Lunch following.
Sponsoring Group: Friends of Gentle House
Contact Info: 5038389120
Event Website: gentlehouse.org

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