Pilot Navigator Spring 2013
A catalog of lectures, plays, concerts, travel, continuing education, and special events for the University of Portland community including alumni, parents, and friends.
ARTS & CULTURE SPECIAL EVENTS READINGS & LECTURES RISE ON THE ROAD EVENTS SOCIAL ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS Table of Contents 2 Social Activities & Excursions 4 Rise on the Road Events 7 Special Events 9 Arts & Culture 12 Readings & Lectures I am excited to share our 12th Pilot Navigator Series with you, which now features University Relations and Academic division events. Alumni Relations continues to offer myriad activities to help you to stay engaged with the University â€“ many of which tie directly to our mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, and service and leadership. This spring, we hope you can join us for a National Day of Service, Rise on the Road events, and Reunion 2013. You will soon remember why UP is one of the best universities in the West! Carmen Gaston, J.D. â€™96 Assistant Vice President Alumni Relations & Planning Social Activities & Excursions WCC Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas Alumni relations has structured an exciting weekend around the Pilots men’s and women’s basketball games. Join us for a pre-game event at the Orleans Arena two hours prior to the start of the first Pilot men’s basketball game of the tournament. Discounted rooms are available for alumni and friends at the Orleans, Palms, and Bellagio Hotels. March 6-11 Las Vegas, Nevada Chef’s Table Bon Appétit General Manager Kirk Mustain and his chefs will select a delicious menu and prepare eight to ten mini-plate courses that will be accompanied with wine pairings. With a choice between two nights, these dinners are a delicious and unique experience each time they are offered. Watch these creative chefs at work and enjoy a view of the behind-the-scenes food preparation. Paid reservations due by April 12. Saturday, April 20 or Saturday, April 27 6:00 p.m. cocktails, 7:00 p.m. dinner, Bauccio Commons Kitchen Cost: $75 per person National Alumni Day of Service Join fellow Pilots and families across the country to donate time and energy to various charitable causes. Each alumni chapter organizes a different volunteer activity, including sorting food boxes, serving a meal in a day-shelter, sprucing up a yard, and doing minor home repairs. Saturday, April 27 Contact alumni relations for service opportunities near you Trivia Night – Nothing But The Facts Get a team of up to 10 people together for a night of trivial fun! The game consists of ten rounds of ten questions with each round featuring a different theme. We’ll throw in some UP trivia, video questions, worksheets, and even some math and science. Teams are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. A dessert buffet is included with the entry fee and a wine and beer cash bar will be available. Paid reservation due by May 15. Saturday, May 18 7:00 p.m., The Cove Cost: $10 per person Brew it UP: The Art of Home Brew Join alumnus and brewmaster Chris Oslin ’81 to gain an understanding of the history of brewing and receive a hands-on introduction to the fine art of zymurgy. 2 In this two-part class, you will brew your own beer, learn to refine the developing flavors, and take home your class “final” to enjoy! Paid reservation due by May 15. Saturday, May 18, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (must attend both sessions) Saturday, June 8, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Alumni House Cost: $30 per person – covers supplies and lunch International Business Ireland Trip Join global experts in entrepreneurship and the craft brewing industry, current MBA students, and fellow alumni for a unique international business trip to Ireland. On this International Business Tour, individual and small group meetings with executives from leading international organizations and innovative start-ups will expand your personal international business network and offer an in-depth look at Ireland’s business environment. Sponsored by the Pamplin School of Business, learn more at business.up.edu/mba. Saturday, May 18 – Sunday, May 26 Optional Cultural Tour Extension: Sunday, May 26 – Thursday, May 30 Cost: $1950 for double occupancy Reunion 2013 Save the date to join us back on The Bluff next summer at Reunion 2013! We’ll celebrate the 50th anniversary of the School of Education, and cheer the Golden Anniversary of the Class of 1963 and the Silver Anniversary of the Class of 1988. You may even want to stretch your legs so that you can compete in the Inaugural Reunion 5K race around campus with the Cross Country alumni! Watch your mailbox in the spring for a detailed schedule of events, and visit the Reunion 2013 website at: alumni.up.edu/reunion Thursday, June 27 – Sunday, June 30 University of Portland campus school of Education 50 th Anniversary The School of Education celebrates this milestone year with an anniversary dinner. We welcome all education majors and their families to join us. Contact Amy KwongKwapisz in the School of Education at email@example.com or 503.943.7752 for more information. Thursday, June 27 Bauccio Commons Salzburg 50 th Anniversary & More The University celebrates 50 years of studying abroad in Salzburg. In August, the Salzburg Center is available for guest use for $68 U.S. per person per night double occupancy (single occupancy also available). In September, join us for four days in Salzburg with faculty, alumni, and friends to commemorate this special anniversary. Prices begin at $848 per person double occupancy. Please visit up.edu/ salzburg50 for more information or contact the Office of Alumni Relations. Salzburg center available dates: Sunday, August 18 – Friday, August 30 50th anniversary celebration in Salzburg: September 7-10 50th anniversary reunion celebration in Portland: June 27-29, 2014 Hive Entrepreneur’s Network The UP Hive is an open forum for University of Portland alumni of all ages, current UP MBA students, and University of Portland supporters interested in business and entrepreneurial activity within the community. If you have a speaker in mind, or would like to host a Hive event, please contact the Hive committee directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about upcoming Hive events please visit the website at uphive.wordpress.com. Contact information Office of Alumni Relations, 503.943.7328 or email@example.com The Alumni House is located at 6625 N. Portsmouth, Portland, Oregon 97203 3 Rise on the Road Events The University is pleased to introduce Rise on the Road, where we are hosting a series of events in different cities across the United States. President’s Reception in St. Paul, Minnesota Please join us for a special evening with University president Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C. Enjoy heavy appetizers and cocktails and an opportunity to meet with local alumni, parents, and friends. The event is free but reservations are due by February 22. The University thanks Fedele Bauccio ’66, ’68 MBA for sponsoring the evening. Tuesday, February 26, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Minnesota Historical Society, 345 W. Kellogg, St. Paul, MN 55102 Go online at rise.up.edu/events/register, call 503.943.8607, or email firstname.lastname@example.org University Reception in Chicago Enjoy an opportunity to hear remarks from Rev. Mark Poorman, C.S.C., who as the University’s executive vice president oversees key University divisions, including university operations, financial affairs, university relations, and student life. Enjoy cocktails and heavy appetizers while meeting local alumni, friends, and parents. The event is free but reservations are due by February 22. The University thanks Fedele Bauccio ’66, ’68 MBA for sponsoring the evening. Thursday, February 28, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Terzo Piano Restaurant, Art Institute of Chicago 159 East Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60601 Go online at rise.up.edu/events/register, call 503.943.8607, or email email@example.com President’s Reception in Seattle Please join us for a special evening with University president Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C. Enjoy heavy appetizers and cocktails and an opportunity to meet with local alumni, parents, and friends. The event is free but reservations are due by March 15. The University thanks Fedele Bauccio ’66, ’68 MBA for sponsoring the evening. Thursday, March 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Starbucks Center, 2401 Utah Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134 Go online at rise.up.edu/events/register, call 503.943.8607, or email firstname.lastname@example.org Seattle Lecture: Crafting a Business Strategy in Craft Brewing with Sam Holloway Pamplin School of Business professor Sam Holloway offers a rousing and interactive talk regarding the craft brewing industry. He will discuss key aspects of the business of beer including competition, innovation, and value creation. Event is free but registration is due to the Office of Alumni Relations by April 10. Saturday, April 13, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Hale’s Ales, 4301 Leary Way NW, Seattle, WA 98107 4 Reading with Brian Doyle in Honolulu Enjoy a memorable evening with author and Portland Magazine editor Brian Doyle as he reads from his works and tells headlong stories about the Universityâ€™s energetic creativity. Free and open to alumni, parents, and friends. For details, contact alumni relations. Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m. 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Culinary and Cultural Tour of Chicago Join Kirk Mustain, General Manager of Bon AppĂŠtit at the University of Portland, for a series of dinners at some of the most exciting restaurants in Chicago. The trip also includes optional day excursions to the Art Institute of Chicago, the Shedd Aquarium, and an architectural cruise up the Chicago River. Contact alumni relations for more information. October 16 - 18, 2013 Cost per person tbd (excluding airfare) Contact information (unless otherwise specified) Office of Alumni Relations, 503.943.7328 or email@example.com 5 Each spring, University Relations hosts a variety of exciting events, and this year is no exception. We are a key sponsor in bringing His Holiness, the Dalai Lama to campus as he discusses faith and the environment. We welcome San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer to share his ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit.Â We recognize outstanding alumni who are making a difference in their communities and hear from Father Beauchamp as to how the RISE campaign is already positively impacting the campus at our State of UP Luncheon. I look forward to seeing you soon. James C. Lyons Vice President for University Relations Special Events State of UP and Alumni Awards Don’t miss this annual lunch event featuring University president Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C. He shares the latest campus news and talks about how the RISE capital campaign is making a difference in the lives of students and faculty. The event also recognizes the recipients of the prestigious 2013 alumni awards. For event sponsorship or table registration contact Laurie Kelley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.943.8332. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19 Noon - 1:00 p.m., Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon 97205 Tickets required. Cost is $20 per person. Register online starting February 15 at rise.up.edu/events For questions contact email@example.com or 503.943.7202 Bauccio Lecture in Entrepreneurship: San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer is known as one of professional sports’ leading visionaries. Under his direction, the Giants opened Pacific Bell Park in 2000 to widespread acclaim, won baseball’s World Series in 2010 and 2012, and are one of only four teams to exceed 3,000,000 in attendance for eight consecutive years (2000-07). Baer was the Giants’ marketing director from 1980-83 and has been a key strategist for the organization since 1992 when he was named executive vice president. He became COO in 1996, team president in 2008, and CEO in 2012. Thursday, April 11 4:15 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium His Holiness the Dalai Lama We are proud to host one of the world’s renowned religious leaders. In the morning there is an interfaith roundtable about the relationship between spirituality and environmental awareness and how interfaith collaboration can help heal our planet. Speakers joining the Dalai Lama include Portland’s Rabbi Michael Cahana from the Congregation Beth Israel and Imam Muhammad Najieb of Portland’s Muslim Community Center, among others. In the afternoon, the Dalai Lama will speak on how the inner environment of the individual relates to the external environment in which we live. He will answer questions afterwards. These lectures are sponsored by University of Portland and Maitripa College. Thursday, May 9 Chiles Center, times tbd. Tickets available starting February 25 through Ticketmaster.com 7 The University of Portlandâ€™s Catholic intellectual tradition is rooted in reasoned inquiry and creates a framework in which great questions facing humankind can and should be addressed. A critical component of this tradition is our commitment to developing the whole person. This means academic programs are committed to teaching students essential skills and values for learning and life, which is why you will find a robust and rich listing of lectures, readings, plays, and concerts that are open to not only our students but the broader community. Thomas Greene, Ed.D. Provost Arts & Culture University Singers, Women’s Chorale, and Jazz Band Come celebrate Parents and Families Weekend with this concert. The University Singers take on popular music, including contemporary a cappella arrangements and stirring pieces for women’s and men’s voices alone. They are joined by the beautiful sounds of the Women’s Chorale and the Jazz Band. Sunday, February 17 3:00 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium Brothers, Sing On Choral Concert This is the University’s annual men’s choir performance, celebrating the spectrum of men’s choral music from the teen years to the golden years. It features the boys choir from Vancouver High School of Arts and Academics, the Balladeers of the Multnomah Athletic Club, and the men from University Singers. Sunday, February 24 2:00 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium Theatre: Twelve Angry Jurors Twelve Angry Jurors, adapted by Sherman L. Sergel, presents a cross-section of society who must determine the fate of a young man accused of murdering his father. A guilty verdict sentences him to death. Eleven of the jurors believe he is guilty. The lone hold-out implores them to look beyond their prejudices. After all, it is about life and death. February 27 – March 3 Performances at 7:30 p.m. (2:00 p.m. Sunday), Mago Hunt Theater Tickets (starting February 18): $10/$5 BROADWAY: WAR HORSE** England 1914. As World War I begins, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped from England to France. Joey is soon caught up in enemy fire but fate takes him on an extraordinary journey. But Albert, who is not old enough to enlist, cannot forget Joey, so he embarks on a treacherous mission to bring him home. This moving and imaginative drama, which won five 2011 Tony Awards®, is filled with stirring music and songs. At the heart of this show, which is packing houses in London and New York, are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, which bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride. www.WarHorseonstage.com Friday, March 1 7:30 p.m., Keller Auditorium *Tickets for show, pre-show reception, and transportation: $110 Wind Symphony and Orchestra Concert The Wind Symphony’s program “Heart, Health, and Hope” is dedicated to healthcare organizations and features representatives from the American Red Cross and the Autism Society. The music includes a world premiere by internationally9 acclaimed composer Martin Ellerby and an American premiere by Daisuke Shimizu. The Orchestra performs the music of Sergei Prokofiev with student concerto competition winner Ryan Chien performing Piano Concerto No. 1. Followed by Peter and the Wolf. Provost Tom Greene narrates. Sunday, March 3 5:00 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium Girls Night Out...with Friends Concert The evening features the University’s Women’s Chorale and womens choirs from both Clark College in Vancouver, Washington and Lewis & Clark College, as well as the Women’s Ensemble from Lincoln High School. Wednesday, March 20 7:30 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium Winterreise Concert Acclaimed pianist John Wustman joins with UP faculty member Nicole Leupp Hanig in performing Franz Schubert’s masterwork song cycle, “Die Winterreise” (Winter’s Journey). First published in 1828, this set of twenty-four songs with text by German Romantic poet Wilheim Müller exemplifies Schubert’s compositional and interpretive power. Co-sponsored by Performing and Fine Arts and the McNerney-Hanson Endowed Chair in Ethics, as part of an “Ethics and the Arts” initiative. Sunday, April 7 3 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium Theatre: Bat Boy: The Musical This hilarious and touching musical, which the New York Times calls “a jaggedly imaginative mix of skewering humor and energetic glee,” is based on a story from the satirical tabloid The Weekly World News. A half-boy, half-bat is found in a cave and taken in by the local vet. The vet’s wife and daughter educate him about the ways of civil society. Will a horrible secret doom the town that both loves and fears him or will there be a happy ending? Events in this play may not be suitable for children. April 12-14, 18-20 Performances at 7:30 p.m. (2:00 p.m. Sunday), Mago Hunt Theater Tickets (starting April 1): $10/$5 Chamber Ensembles This concert features performances from the University’s selective music program Chamber Ensembles. Tuesday, April 16 6 p.m., Mago Hunt Recital Hall Light Out of Shadow: University Orchestra with the Choral Arts Ensemble of Portland Join us on a powerful choral and orchestral journey from darkness that culminates with both groups performing Morten Lauridsen’s dramatic Lux Aeterna. The University Orchestra also plays Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in its entirety. To purchase advance tickets, for either performance, contact the Choral Arts Ensemble at caeportland.com or 503.488.3834. Adults: $15 in advance, $18 at the door; Seniors: $12 in advance, $15 at the door; UP students: free admission at the door with UP ID; non-UP Students: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Saturday, April 20, 7:30 p.m., All Saints Parish, 3847 NE Glisan, Portland Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium University Singers and Women’s Chorale Enjoy a feast of choral music, featuring the University Singers and Women’s Chorale. The Singers reprise some music from their recent tour of the Puget Sound region. Sunday, April 21 3 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium 10 Third Annual Wind Symphony and Friends Concert This year’s guest ensemble is from Heritage High School in Vancouver, Washington. The concert, which takes place at Heritage, includes new and classic works for wind band, including Herbert L. Clarke’s trumpet solo Bride of the Waves performed by senior Tim Blaydon with the UP Wind Symphony. Wednesday, April 24 7:30 p.m., Heritage High School Broadway: Flashdance** Based on the movie that defined a generation, Flashdance – The Musical tells the unforgettable story of Alex, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh striving to make her dreams of becoming a professional dancer a reality. Directed and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis), this new musical features a score of smash hits including the Academy Award-winning title track “Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “I Love Rock & Roll,” and ten original songs. Friday, April 26 7:30 p.m., Keller Auditorium *Tickets for show, pre-show reception, and transportation: $110 To reserve tickets, call 503.943.8607 Broadway: Rock of Ages** This musical features a mix of 28 classic tunes from the 80s, including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “We Built This City,” “Here I Go Again,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” and “I Want To Know What Love Is.” Set in 1987 on Sunset Strip, a small-town girl falls in love with a big-city rocker in LA’s most famous rock club. Contains adult language and adult situations. Saturday, June 1 7:30 p.m., Keller Auditorium *Tickets for show, pre-show reception, and transportation: $125 To reserve tickets, call 503.943.8607 Theatre: Mock’s Crest Productions Die Fledermaus One man’s elaborate plan for revenge leads to a rousing evening of mistaken identities, flirtations, and light-hearted deceit in Johann Strauss’ most celebrated operetta Die Fledermaus. This updated English translation set in 1920s New York is a delightful farce filled with effervescent melodies, lilting waltzes, and charming sentiment. June 7-9, 14-16, 20-23, 27-30 Performances at 7:30 p.m. (2:00 p.m. Sunday), Mago Hunt Theater Tickets available (starting May 6) Broadway: The Addams Family** In this delightful and devilish musical, Wednesday Addams has grown up and is in love with a young man from a respectable family, whom her parents haven’t met. When Wednesday confides in her father, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything changes when the family hosts a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. Contains adult language and adult situations. Thursday, June 27 7:30 p.m., Keller Auditorium *Tickets for show, pre-show reception, and transportation: $110 Performing & Fine Arts tickets call 503.943.7287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Group and season passes available. Contact Performing & Fine Arts at 503.943.7228 or email Jewell Yaguchi at email@example.com to answer questions. Events are free unless otherwise noted. *Broadway theatre tickets include pre-show reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and premium beverages, transportation to and from Keller Auditorium, and tickets to the best seats in the house. To reserve tickets call 503.943.8607 **All Broadway shows are presented as part of the U.S. Bank Broadway Across America Portland Series. 11 Readings & Lectures Leadership Speaker Series: Jodi Delahunt Hubbell ’87 Jodi Delahunt Hubbell is president and CEO of The Commerce Bank of Oregon. She has over 25 years of banking experience, having worked in the branch, corporate, and small business and commercial lending functions of banking. Her lecture will highlight the accomplishments that have most shaped her leadership philosophy. Sponsored by the Pamplin School of Business. Tuesday, February 19 7:10 p.m., Board Room, Bauccio Commons A Conversation: Diving into Mink River Portland Magazine editor Brian Doyle and Rev. Charlie Gordon, C.S.C., join forces again as they explore the braided spiritual journeys of defiant hope and faith in Doyle’s novel Mink River, as well those of other spiritual writers, including Annie Dillard, David James Duncan, Marilynne Robinson, and Ron Hansen. Sponsored by the Garaventa Center. Wednesday, February 20 7:00 p.m., University of Portland Bookstore, Pilot House Lecture: Religion in Cuba – Past, Present & Future University history professor Blair Woodard discusses Cuba’s many religious influences. From Catholicism, Santeria, and official State Atheism, religion has played a defining role in the formation of Cuba’s cultural heritage and will continue to do so as the nation faces many changes in the future. Sponsored by the Garaventa Center. Tuesday, February 26 7:00 p.m., Buckley Center, Room 163 Leadership Speaker Series: Sarah Mensah Sarah Mensah was formerly the executive vice president and COO of the Portland Trail Blazers. During her nineteen year tenure, she oversaw the day-to-day management of the Blazers’ business as well as revenue and brand management operations, including ticket sales, corporate sales, community relations, broadcasting, and game operations. Lecture will highlight the accomplishments that have shaped her leadership philosophy. Sponsored by the Pamplin School of Business. Tuesday, March 5 7:10 p.m., Board Room, Bauccio Commons Theology Thursdays: The Constitution of the Sacred Liturgy – A Call to Holiness Then and Now University of Portland professor Rev. Richard Rutherford, C.S.C., addresses three central themes of the Constitution of the Sacred Liturgy in the context of the century-long history that culminated in its promulgation and the spiritual guidance it offers from the vantage point of turning 50. Thursday, March 7 7:30 p.m., Buckley Center, Room 163 12 Leadership Speaker Series: Lisa Sedlar Lisa Sedlar, a former chef, joined New Seasons Market as president in 2005 and then CEO in 2010. She resigned in October 2012 so that she could launch her own chain of small convenience stores that will stock healthier options. Lecture will highlight the accomplishments that have shaped her leadership philosophy. Sponsored by the Pamplin School of Business. Tuesday, March 19 7:10 p.m., Board Room, Bauccio Commons Lessons Learned: The Journey of One Technical Woman Telle Whitney, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology speaks about her experience as a technical woman, an entrepreneur, and an executive and the five lessons she has learned that can help you create a roadmap for achieving your dreams. Among her many recognitions is being named a Fast Company Most Influential Women in Technology List in 2011. Reception Follows. Sponsored by the Shiley School of Engineering. Co-sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers, the Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. School of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship. Thursday, March 21 7:00 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium Reading: Lois Leveen Lois Leveen is a Portland-based author and performer whose works have appeared in numerous literary magazines and the New York Times. She has appeared onstage with PerformanceWorks Northwest and OPB’s LiveWire, as well as in film festivals around the country. Her first novel, The Secrets of Mary Bowser, is based on the true story of a free black woman who became a spy for the Union Army during the Civil War by pretending to be a family slave for Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Sponsored by the English Department. Thursday, March 21 7:30 p.m., Buckley Center, Room 163 Leadership Speaker Series – James P. Murphy ’91 MBA James P. Murphy is executive vice president-international for Costco Wholesale where he directs the activities and expansion of Costco’s operations outside of North America. He has worked for the company for 26 years and will speak on various aspects of his career that have shaped his leadership philosophy. Sponsored by the Pamplin School of Business. Tuesday, April 2 7:10 p.m. Board Room, Bauccio Commons Lecture: Resistance: Its Costs and Its Limits Margaret Hogan was the founding executive director of the Garaventa Center, a faculty member in the Philosophy department, and the first holder of the McNerney-Hanson Endowed Chair in Ethics at the University of Portland. She is currently a professor emeritus at UP and a fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. Sponsored by the Garaventa Center. Wednesday, April 3 7:00 p.m., Buckley Center, Room 163 Schoenfeldt Visiting Writer Series: Jamaica Kincaid Writer, novelist, and professor Jamaica Kincaid is known for her candid and emotionally honest writing and is the author of several novels, including Annie John, Lucy, At the Bottom of the River, and A Small Place. She was a staff writer and columnist with The New Yorker for nine years and is a professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College. She has won numerous awards including the Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, Prix Femina Étranger, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and the Clifton Fadiman Medal. Sponsored by the English Department. Thursday, April 4 7:30 p.m., Buckley Center Auditorium 13 Reading: James Longenbach Poet and critic James Longenbach has penned four books of poems and five books of literary criticism. His latest book, The Virtues of Poetry, will be published next year. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The New Republic, and he regularly reviews contemporary poetry for The Nation and the New York Times Book Review. Longenbach is the Joseph H. Gilmore Professor of English at the University of Rochester. Sponsored by the English Department. Monday, April 8 7:30 p.m., Buckley Center, Room 163 Theology Thursdays: Light of the Nations? Reading Lumen Gentium in the 21 st Century University professor Kathleen McManus explores select themes in the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (Lumen Gentium) in order to uncover their dynamic theological significance for the 21st century. Promulgated in 1964, the document is the Council’s expression of the Catholic Church’s doctrinal self-understanding. Thursday, April 11 7:30 p.m., Buckley Center, Room 163 Lecture: Cindy Weinstein, When Is Now? Time In American Literature Cindy Weinstein is the Keynote speaker for the Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL). She is the author of five books on American literature and culture, including Introduction to the Oxford Classical Edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter; Family, Kinship, and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature; and The Cambridge Companion to Harriet Beecher Stowe. She is a professor of English and Executive Officer for the Humanities at California Institute of Technology. Sponsored by the English Department. Saturday, April 13 1:30 p.m., Mago Hunt Recital Hall The Impact of Catholic Education in America: Past, Present, and Future Don’t miss this conference highlighting Catholic education in America including its history, current challenges and successes, and future possibilities. Please see up.edu/garaventa for a complete schedule, list of speakers, and University faculty presenters. The keynote will be given by Thomas Groome, Boston College. More information at up.edu/garaventa or contact Jamie Powell at 503.943.7702, powell@ up.edu. Graduate credit offered through the University of Portland’s School of Education. Thursday, June 20, 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 21, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost: $150 for general public (before April 30); $200 after April 30. $100 for local Catholic school teachers and administrators (limited scholarships available). Contact information Garaventa Center: Jamie Powell, 503.943.7702 or firstname.lastname@example.org Leadership Speaker Series: Pete Rooks, 503.943.8914 or email@example.com Readings: English Department, 503.943.7286 Schoenfeldt Visiting Writer Series: John Orr, 503.943.7857 or firstname.lastname@example.org Theology Thursdays: Debbie MacKinnon, 503.943.7274 or email@example.com Events are free unless otherwise noted. 14 Policies & Procedures For Office of Alumni Relations Events Travel & Local Excursions In order to reserve your place on any of the local or international travel excursions, you must complete the following before the reservation date: 1) Notify the Office of Alumni Relations of your intent to attend and the number of people in your party. 2) Submit a deposit equaling at least half of the total listed trip cost. If submitting deposit for more than one person, please submit at least half of the total trip cost for each person who is to attend. The remaining balance is due to the University of Portland at least two weeks before the first day of the offered trip (see specific due dates listed by events). Refunds and Cancellations 1) A full refund of paid funds will be issued for any trip cancelled by the University after payment is made. 2) For international and multi-day travel, deposits are non-refundable after the reservation date. 3) For local travel, 50% refunds will be issued up until 10 days prior to the date of the excursion. Beyond that date, the full cost of the reservation will be forfeited. Alumni Events: Senior and Employee Discount We invite all University of Portland alumni and friends over the age of 60 to enjoy a 10% discount on all alumni events. Employees are eligible to participate at cost. This discount does not apply for the Broadway series, the State of UP luncheon, and domestic or international trips. Accommodation Policy If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the office hosting the event of your needs as you make your reservation. 15 Events for 2013 2013 February 17 February 19 February 20 February 24 February 26 February 26 Feb 27 - Mar 3 February 28 March 2 March 3 March 5 March 6-11 March 7 March 19 March 19 March 20 March 21 March 21 March 21 April 2 April 3 April 4 April 7 April 8 April 11 April 11 April 12-14; 18-20 April 13 April 13 April 16 April 20 April 20 & 23 April 21 April 24 April 26 April 27 April 27 May 9 May 18 May 18-26 May 18 & June 8 May 22 June 1 June 7-30 June 20-22 June 27 June 27 June 27-30 August 18-30 September 7-10 October 16-18 University Singers, Women’s Chorale, Jazz Band Leadership: Jodi Delahunt Hubbell ’87 Diving into Mink River Brothers, Sing On Concert Lecture: Religion in Cuba: Past, Present, Future President’s Reception in Minnesota Theater: Twelve Angry Jurors University Reception in Chicago Broadway: War Horse Wind Symphony and Orchestra concert Leadership: Lecture by Sarah Mensah WCC Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas Theology Thursdays: A Call to Holiness Then and Now State of UP and Alumni Awards Leadership: Lecture by Lisa Sedler Girls Night Out...with Friends Concert President’s Reception in Seattle Lessons Learned: Lecture with Telle Whitney Reading by writer Lois Leveen Leadership: Lecture by James P. Murphy ’91 Lecture: Resistance: Its Costs and Its Limits Schoenfledt Writer Series with Jamaica Kincaid Winterreise Concert Reading by James Longenbach Bauccio Lecture with Larry Baer Theology Thursdays: Lumen Gentium in the 21st century Bat Boy: The Musical Lecture by Cindy Weinstein Craft Brewing lecture in Seattle Chamber Ensembles concert Chef’s Table University Orchestra and Choral Arts Ensemble University Singers and Women’s Chorale Wind Symphony and Friends Broadway: Flashdance Chef’s Table National Alumni Day of Service His Holiness the Dalai Lama Trivia Night – Nothing But The Facts International Business Ireland Trip Brew it UP: The Art of Home Brew Brian Doyle in Hawaii Broadway: Rock of Ages Mock’s Crest Die Fledermaus Conference: The Impact of Catholic Education in America 50th Anniversary of School of Education Broadway: The Addams Family Reunion 2013 Salzburg Center available dates Salzburg 50th Anniversary in Salzburg, Austria Food Tour of Chicago Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage PAID Portland, Oregon Permit No. 188