Several decades of Western Oregon alumni are represented in a new exhibit
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Several decades of Western Oregon alumni are represented in a new exhibit

Western Oregon University’s Hamersly Library is featuring ‘Alumni Art: Remembering Western’ as its Winter 2013 exhibit. / JUSTIN MUCH / Statesman Journal The Statesman Journal By Geoff Parks A diverse group of artists representing several decades of Western Oregon University graduating classes returned to the campus last week to reflect on, and revel in, their … Continue reading

Western Oregon University greets new term with accolades and new looks
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Western Oregon University greets new term with accolades and new looks

Written by Justin Much Statesman Journal While the summer-school session and break created a comparative stillness on the Western Oregon University campus, several notable achievements and milestones did emerge. Fall term classes officially began Sept. 24, which sent neophyte freshmen and seasoned upper-classmen scurrying around the grounds to map out their autumn routine. While students … Continue reading

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‘Avian Art': Poetry, video and engravings by a legendary birder part of show at WOU

Statesman Journal By Barbara Curtin MONMOUTH — Long before modern photographers could stop a hummingbird’s wing in mid-beat, John James Audubon’s engravings helped viewers appreciate the wonder of birds. Now a rare original copperplate engraving from the first edition of Audubon’s “Birds of America” (1827-39) is on display at Western Oregon University’s Hamersly Library. It’s … Continue reading