University Convocation

Fall Semester, 2014

Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Cone Chapel, Waller Hall (unless otherwise noted)

The University Convocation series is planned by the students of IDS 202 ("Convo: Campus/Community/Cosmos") so the schedule is under constant development throughout the semester. These are the programs scheduled to date.

September 11
The Peace Corps at 50

Amadou Fofana (French)
Joyce Millen (Anthropology)
Julie Veltman (Spanish)

Willamette faculty will share their Peace Corps experiences from the perspectives of a volunteer, trainer, and recipient.

September 18
Wanted for Theft! - Plagiarism on Campus
This week's Convo will feature a rogues gallery of famous plagiarists, some statistics about plagiarism on campus, advice about how to avoid unintentional plagiarism, and a candid faculty discussion on what it's like to find out your student has not actually written the work they handed in.
September 25
Body Art and the Workplace

Jeani Bragg (Career Services)
Kate Piluso (WU Student)
Aileen Fritz (Piercing Artist)

Is the perception of tattoos and piercings changing? Come find out about your fellow students' experiences with body art, discuss possible limits on body art when looking for a job, and hear form a professional from inside the tattooing and piercing world.

October 2
to be announced
October 9
to be announced
October 16
to be announced
October 23
to be announced
October 30
to be announced
November 6
to be announced
November 13
to be announced
November 20
to be announced
November 27
No Convocation - Thanksgiving
December 4
to be announced

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