Weyerhaeuser Hall opened in 2011 and houses the Occupational and Physical Therapy, Exercise Science, Psychology, and Neuroscience programs. The colloquium series provides an opportunity for the multi-disciplinary residents of Weyerhaeuser and the entire community to meet in a spirit of inquiry and collaboration. Events scheduled for the 2013-14 year are centered on the theme of play. Our celebration of play continues on March 4 with Frank Forencich, creator of ExuberantAnimal.com - don't miss it!
Tuesday, March 4; 4-6 p.m.; Rausch Auditorium
Reconciling work and play: the rhythmic claims of freedom and discipline, presented by Frank Forencich, creator of exuberantanimal.com
Monday, March 31; 7-9 p.m., Tahoma Room
The Death of Play in U.S. Culture, presented by Douglas Anderson, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University
Tuesday, April 22; 4-6 p.m.; Rausch Auditorium
Celebrating the Power of Play in the Lifelong Journey of Learning, presented by the Tacoma Children’s Museum
February 4 Applying Behavioral Research to Entertainment, presented by Microsoft
Tuesday, September 17, Rausch Auditorium, McIntyre Hall
Playful, Practical Community-Level Solutions for Youth and Teen Inactivity
Presented by Dr. Kwame Brown, founder of Move Theory, a consulting group that provides practical, evidence-based, playful solutions to keep kids and teens moving.
Tuesday, October 1, Tahoma Room, Commencement Hall
The PLAY Project-a Home Based Program for Children with Autism
Presented by Dawn Heino, BS, OTR/L, pediatric occupational therapist, Children’s Therapy Unit, Good Samaritan Hospital
Tuesday, November 5, Tahoma Room, Commencement Hall
Students from PT, Exercise Science, and Psychology will present their research in a poster session.
Tuesday, November 19, Weyerhaeuser Hall Room 402
One faculty representative from each of Weyerhaeuser Hall’s departments will discuss their research interests.