Great Wall of China

Light Center Faculty Research Grant--time to apply

The Light Center for Chinese Studies provides support to WMU faculty for research and creative activities related to the study of greater China. All board-appointed, full-time faculty are eligible to apply. Grants are valued at up to $3,000 each. The deadline for submitting proposals is Feb. 12, 2016. Information.

WMu students abroad

Study abroad info sessions

Students seeking a global academic experience can learn the how-tos of studying abroad at information sessions held daily during the fall and spring semesters in the WMU Study Abroad office, located on the second floor of Ellsworth Hall. Information.

February 8

Guest lecture "Before the Naked Ape: al-Tawhidi (c. 900 CE) Performs the Animal Self in a Sphere of Political Participation," Samer Mahdy Ali, University of Michigan, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free.

February 11

Guest artist recital Sato Michiyoshi, shamisen, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

April 13

Lyceum Lecture Series "Stormwater Management Has its Day: Examples from University Campus MS4 Permits," Christe Alwin, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.

April 15

Ethics Lecture Series "Again Toward Perpetual Peace: World Government by Lottocracy," Alex Guerrero, University of Pennsylvania, Bernhard Center's Brown and Gold Room, 6 p.m. Free.

April 17

University Theatre presents (final show) “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.