Birds on a Wire and the Advanced Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
February 2017 WMU News
WMU President John M. Dunn will spend five days—Feb. 27-March 3—covering 1,500 miles by bus to say farewell to supporters and shine a light on the University's current and emerging strengths.
Award-winning jazz trombonist Nick Finzer will perform in a free, public concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The University Chorale's spring concert, free and open to the public, will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at First Baptist Church in Kalamazoo.
New works by faculty composer David Colson will be performed by Western Wind Quintet, trumpeter Scott Thornburg, and pianists Silvia Roederer and Lori Sims at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1.
"Kzoo Sings!" is a drop in, no-commitment singing event at WMU's Miller Auditorium. The February event is slated for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9.
Richards, a former secretary for student activities and leadership in Kanley Chapel and for the Center for Teaching and Learning in Waldo Library, died Jan. 8 at age 58.
The Kontras Quartet and the Kruger Brothers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. A 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White will precede the performance.
WMU students can learn about leadership, community involvement and personal growth from nationally recognized experts at the Designed to Lead conference Friday, Feb. 24, in the Bernhard Center.
The NYC-based ensemble Wet Ink will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. A 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White will precede the show.
Dr. Stacey Connaughton, director of the Purdue Peace Project, will discuss how to organize to prevent violence at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in 2028 Brown Hall
Registration is open for April 1 run being held in honor of alumnus Capt. Drew Russell, who was killed in Afghanistan. All proceeds go toward a scholarship for deserving WMU students.
"How to Catch Fake News Before It Catches You" is the topic of at panel discussion at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, in the Lee Honors College Lounge.
Chen-Zhang, of Portage, will serve through 2018, completing an eight-year term begun by Trustee Dana Debel, who resigned from the board last month.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the Pulizer Prize-winning play Feb. 10-19 in the Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
Donations from retired faculty and staff members granted emeritus status helped 25 students defray the cost of textbooks this semester.
A campuswide team has begun reviewing self-study reports from 117 learner support programs. The reports are available online to WMU faculty and staff members.
Nearly 500 athletes, coaches and chaperones will take part in the Special Olympics Michigan Unified Basketball State Finals Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Student Recreation Center.
Tuesday, Feb. 28, is the deadline to nominate outstanding staffers for the spring semiannual Make a Difference Award.
Currently enrolled WMU graduate students are invited to make submissions by Friday, Feb. 24, for the Graduate Humanities Conference to be held on campus in March.
Applications are due Friday, Feb. 10, for WMU's annual Assessment Excellence Individual and Unit awards.
WMU will hold its annual Career Fair Thursday, Feb. 9, and the Government and Nonprofit Career Fair Friday, Feb. 10. Both are in the Bernhard Center.