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Upcoming Events

Gala Bent: "Everything Seems to be Coming Together" -- Art Exhibit in the Bryan Oliver Gallery
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 | 10 a.m.

Gospel Explosion
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 | 7 p.m.

SOE Temple Grandin Institute
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 | 8:30 a.m.

Temple Grandin "Understanding Animal Behavior"
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 | 10:30 a.m.

Leonard Oakland Film Festival Film #1: EMILY
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 | 7 p.m.

Leonard Oakland Film Festival Film #2: Ida
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 | 7 p.m.

Leonard Oakland Film Festival Film #3: Fight Club
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 | 7 p.m.

Gala Bent: "Everything Seems to be Coming Together" -- Art Exhibit in the Bryan Oliver Gallery
Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2016 | 10 a.m.

Campus Events Calendar


Leonard A. Oakland Film Festival features discussion with Matthew Rindge on Feb. 22
Please join Whitworth University for the eighth annual Leonard A. Oakland Film Festival, Feb. 20-22. This year’s 7 p.m. showings will feature alumni filmmakers, an international film, and an evening about faith and film led by Matthew Rindge, Ph.D., professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University and author of two books and dozens of articles and chapters on the Bible, religion, and popular culture.

Whitworth introduces new full-tuition scholarship for high-need students
Whitworth University is introducing a new scholarship that covers 100 percent of tuition for students enrolling in 2016-17 who qualify for the state of Washington’s College Bound Scholarship and meet other requirements.

Co-Founder of America Online and Chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC Steve Case to speak at Whitworth University President’s Leadership Forum May 3
Steve Case will be the featured speaker at Whitworth University’s spring President’s Leadership Forum, to be held Tuesday, May 3, at 7:30-9 a.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. Cost for this event is $40 per person or $400 for a corporate table (10 seats per table). Breakfast is included, along with a copy of Case’s newest book, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future (to be published April 5). RSVP by registering online at

Whitworth to host 19th annual Gospel Explosion Feb. 12
Whitworth University is partnering with local churches to host its 19th annual Gospel Explosion on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the university’s Seeley G. Mudd Chapel. The event is free, and all are welcome to attend.

Whitworth University presents spring art exhibit, “Gala Bent: Everything Seems to Be Coming Together”
Whitworth University’s spring art exhibit, Gala Bent: Everything Seems to Be Coming Together, will run Feb. 9-April 1 in the Lied Center for the Visual Arts on campus. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays.

Dwight Hopkins to present Feb. 8 African American History Month Lecture at Whitworth University
Dwight Hopkins, Ph.D., will present an African American History Month lecture, “What is a Christian Black Theology of Liberation?,” on Monday, Feb. 8,  at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University. This lecture is open to the public, and admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-4215.

Temple Grandin to present lectures at Whitworth University Feb. 19-20
Whitworth University will welcome Temple Grandin, Ph.D., to its campus and to the Spokane community on Feb. 19-20 for a series of lectures sponsored by the Whitworth Center for Gifted Education and the university’s special education department. Grandin is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Her fascinating life, with all its challenges and successes, has been covered by countless media outlets, as well as by the movie industry.

Whitworth once again named a Kiplinger’s Best College Value among private universities
For the eighth consecutive year, Whitworth University has been named a top-rated higher-education institution on Kiplinger’s annual rankings of colleges and universities in the United States. Whitworth joins some of the country’s most elite schools in the magazine’s 2016 rankings.

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