Several events are taking place at WMU this month that honor Native Americans and share information about Native American history and culture. Among those open to the public are four that start Thursday, Nov. 6.
November 2014 WMU News
Veterans Day as well as former and current military personnel will be honored through a variety of activities taking place on and off campus starting Thursday, Nov. 6.
Reservations are due Friday, Nov. 14, to attend the gala dinner and induction ceremony for the 53 people who will be inducted into the 25 Year Club Tuesday, Dec. 2.
A solo performance written and performed by WMU Theatre faculty member Dwandra Nickole Lampkin, "The Conviction of Lady Lorraine" is playing Nov. 6-8 in the York Arena Theatre. This is a free event.
Gathering in formal public session at 11 a.m. in Rooms 157-159 of the Bernhard Center, the board will focus on the topic of presidential compensation and a contract extension for WMU President John M. Dunn.
Dr. John Jellies, honored this fall by WMU, is seeking to unlock the mysteries of the central nervous system through a creature whose anatomy can help answer complex questions about sensory responses and actions.
This special event from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, helps students breath life back into their research papers and projects by getting one-on-one help from WMU experts.
WMU community members are invited to make nominations for the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award, the University's highest faculty honor. Nominations are due Friday, Jan. 30.
Accomplished artist, graphic designer and design educator Molly Schoenhoff will speak on Thursday, Nov. 6, in Room 2008 of the Richmond Center for Visual Arts.
Award-winning, best-selling author and food advocate Michael Pollan will bring his message of healthy food systems and healthy eating to the Western Michigan University campus in at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6.
The life of Dr. Carolyn Harris, a WMU professor who died suddenly Sept. 20, will be celebrated during a service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Harris was a 29-year member of the Department of Spanish faculty.