Dr. Patricia H. Werhane will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in 1120 Schneider Hall. Her presentation, titled "Globalization and Its Discontents," is free and open to the public.
January 2014 WMU News
The deadline for submitting applications or nominations for two awards, the University Assessment Excellence Award and University Individual Assessment Excellence Award, is Friday, Feb. 14.
"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!," National Public Radio's "oddly informative news quiz," is coming to Miller Auditorium with a show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20.
The improvisational comedy tour "Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group," is making a stop at Miller Auditorium with a show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15.
The critically acclaimed musical "Memphis," is coming to Miller Auditorium for two performances at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 11 and 12. Tickets range from $35 to $58.
Dr. Yvette Hyter was recently honored as a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association at the association's 2013 convention in November.
Retired art professor Charles Stroh shines the spotlight on some of Kalamazoo's most important buildings in six photo-rich tours he developed and recently released on CD.
Competition concludes Saturday, Feb. 1, for WMU's annual Medallion Scholarships, the most prestigious honor WMU awards to incoming freshmen. All participating students will be offered an award of at least $3,000.
A song by WMU theatre student Kevin J. Watson II has been selected by Broadway producer Ken Davenport as a finalist for his songwriting contest. Watson will perform the song Jan. 30 in New York City.
Members of the University community who have registered to receive emergency information through WMU Alert should check the phone number they have registered to ensure prompt notification.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the groundbreaking new play Feb. 6-16 in the Williams Theatre. Tickets are on sale now, with a 25 percent discount offered to military service members and veterans.
Five WMU School of Music students have been selected to present the Fourth Annual Collegiate Honors Recital in Carnegie Hall Saturday, Feb. 1. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at carnegiehall.org/calendar or (212) 247-7800.
Award-winning pianist Kevin Cole will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The concert is a benefit for the WMU Music Teachers National Association.
The Department of Dance's annual Winter Gala dance concert runs from Thursday, Jan. 30, through Saturday, Feb. 1, in Shaw Theatre. Tickets are available at the Gilmore Theatre Complex Ticket Office.
Andy Sanford, a WMU alumnus and adjunct instructor of philosophy at Southwestern Michigan College, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the WMU Office for Sustainability.
A free seminar being held Tuesdays from Jan. 28 to Feb. 25 will help attendees learn about how to reduce the disproportionate number of area residents who live at or below the poverty level.
Except for essential and emergency services, WMU is closed Monday, Jan. 27, due to severe weather. All classes are canceled. For information on the status of regional locations, visit the Extended University Programs Web page.
Comedian Sammy Obeid will be visiting WMU's campus to perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in 227 Bernhard Center. Admission is $1 with a valid student Bronco Card, and $2 without.
The hit musical "Rock of Ages," is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. Tickets are available at the Miller Auditorium box office or online.
WMU's Board of Trustees has authorized University officials to move forward with the acquisition of 10 homes on pieces of property immediately adjacent to the north edge of East Campus.
WMU's Board of Trustees has scheduled its meeting dates for the remainder of the year. The meetings are tentatively set to occur in the Bernhard Center.
James F. Hettinger and Mary Asmonga-Knapp were elected chair and vice chair, respectively, of the WMU Board of Trustees at the trustees' Jan. 22 meeting.
Directors of a statewide professional aviation association will meet at WMU's College of Aviation Jan. 22 to announce the launch of an outreach effort aimed at promoting business aviation careers.
The event, titled "The Other Michigan: An Exploration, Through Verse, of the Various Degrees of Regional Identity," will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Tamara Homnick, program director and instructor at the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in 2150 Schneider Hall as part of the Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series.
Gary Miron, professor of evaluation, measurement and research, is one of the 200 most influential education scholars in the United States, according to an annual ranking that appears in Education Week.
The Islam in Global Perspectives speaker series will be held Jan. 23 through April 3 at the Multicultural Center in the Trimpe Building. The lectures are free and open to the public.
A campus memorial service for Dr. Anthony Ellis, who died Jan. 7, has been planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Kanley Chapel. The service will feature photos and remembrances of his life and career.
Dr. Avner Greif will speak at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in 2028 Brown Hall as part of the Sichel Lecture Series. His talk is titled "Economic Development from a Historical Perspective: The Origin and Nature of Good Institutions."
A commemorative MLK luncheon will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the residence hall dining rooms and at the Bernhard Café and Market. The full menu is available online.