Coming Events

Unless otherwise noted, all presentations will take place in the Zhang Legacy Collection Center—next to the College of Health and Human Services on South Oakland Drive at 2 p.m.

October 14

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and the Religion of Biologic Living

  • Speaker: Dr. Brian Wilson (Professor Comparative Religion)

Dr. Wilson recently won an Independent Publisher Book Award for his book, "Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and the Religion of Biologic Living." The program explains Battle Creek’s reputation as a health spa in the early 20th century and Dr. Kellogg’s role in creating it.

November 11

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Its Role and Function

  • Speaker: Dr. Shirley Swanson (Director, Advisory Board of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)

The program explains how Osher came to WMU and how it currently functions to offer classes and trips.

December 9

Annual Wine Tasting and Holiday Gathering

  • Location: Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University campus
  • Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

The Annual Holiday gathering will feature a wine tasting experience with locally produced wines. A Lawton Ridge Winery vintner will guide us through the wine tasting process to select wines to favor our palate. The combination of wine, hor d’oeuvres, colleagues and conversation is a recipe for a holiday celebration. Hope to see you there. A modest fee (to be announced) will be assessed.