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Thursday, October 24

Guest Lecture: "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: An Economic Perspective," by Karen Travis '86

Day: October 24 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Location: McIntrye Hall, Room 103

Karen Travis, '86, is an associate professor of economics at Pacific Lutheran University. Lecture is part of the Economics Third Thursday Presentation Series. Refreshments provided.


Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555,

Tickets: free, no tickets required

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Friday, October 25

Forum on Gender: Campus Climate Findings Presentation and Discussion

Day: October 25 Time: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Location: Murray Boardroom, Wheelock Student Center

During October the Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) will host the first in a series of conversations on topics emerging from the 2012 campus climate survey. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join DAC in meaningful conversations about the findings. Please choose the date and time that works best for your schedule. Four themes related to gender will be discussed: sexual harrassment/assault, binary framing of gender, balancing work/personal life, and respect for women.

The first set…

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Saturday, October 26

A Conversation with Jeanne van Heeswijk and Rock Hushka

Day: October 26 Time: 1 p.m.–2 p.m. Location: Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma

Join Tacoma Art Museum Curator Rock Hushka for a conversation with Jeanne van Heeswijk, a visual artist who facilitates the creation of lively and diversified public spaces, typically from abandoned or derelict sites. Her socially engaged art practice generates new forms of encounter while challenging bureaucratic conventions and acquired rules. Van Heeswijk trained at the…

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