October 2017 Events

Wednesday, October 18

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Local Global MarketArea farmers bring fresh fruits and produce to campus for purchase, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission.
Talk"Journey to the West: the True Story of Xuanzang (602-664)," 205 Bernhard Center, noon. Free. 
Candidate presentationFor the position of vice president for research, Dr. Sherine Obare, WMU, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Study Strategies workshopWorkshop on learning styles, study strategies, note-taking methods and more, 1320 Trimpe Building, 4:30 p.m. Free; light refreshments served. Gift for attendees.
Queer People of Color DiscussionBi-monthly social group, 1321 Trimpe Building, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Master of Arts in science education webinarLearn about WMU's online master's degree in science education with Dr. Bill Cobern, professor of biological sciences and science education. Free; participants will receive a link the day of the presentation.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality," Robyn Ochs, educator, grassroots activist and editor of Bi Women Quarterly, 1920 Sangren Hall, 7 p.m. Free.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesAmy Porter, flute, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, October 19

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free; women only.
Lecture and panel discussionAviation Safety Symposium, Greg Schmidt and Mike Baker, Pentastar Aviation, Honorable Christopher A. Hart, National Transportation Safety Board, and Russ Kavalhuna, WMU College of Aviation, Bernhard Center's South Ballroom, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Free.
Guest artist recitalWisconsin Brass Quintet, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5 p.m. Free.
Humanities and ethics lectureThe Promise of Education, "The Kindling of a Flame: Analogies to Light the Way for Technology in Education," Dr. Kentaro Toyama, University of Michigan, 2452 Knauss Hall, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.
Queer Trivia Night1321 Trimpe Building, 7:30 p.m. Free; snacks provided.

Friday, October 20

Entrepreneurship ForumNoel Corwin, Gorilla Gourmet, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Michigan Association of Broadcasters Job and Networking FairPublic job fair, Brown Hall's first-floor lobby, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
Eclectic Hour lecture series"Childhood Obesity: A Generation at Risk," The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Editing the Plant Genome," Dr. Daniel Voytas, University of Minnesota, 1710 Wood Hall, 3 p.m. Free.
Geography Colloquium"An Integration of Big Data and Census Data for Spatial Analysis," Dr. Shuming Bao, Spatial Data Center and China Data Center, University of Michigan, 2119 Wood Hall, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Japanese Conversation TableOpportunity to practice Japanese language skills, Bernhard Center Cafe, 4 to 5 p.m. Free; registration required to michiko.yoshimoto@wmich.edu.
LBGT Grad Group Movie Night1321 Trimpe Building, 5 p.m. Free; popcorn provided.
Bronco volleyball vs. Kent State UniversityUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX. Televised on ESPN 3.
Broadway musical"Kinky Boots," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Guest artist recitalOakland Guitar Ensemble, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free

Saturday, October 21

Admissions Open HouseBernhard Center Ballroom, check-in begins at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. program. Free.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Broadway musical"Kinky Boots," Miller Auditorium, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco hockey vs. Michigan State UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco volleyball vs. Ohio UniversityUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX. Televised on ESPN 3.

Sunday, October 22

Broadway musical"Kinky Boots," Miller Auditorium, 1 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Choral ShowcaseFeaturing University Chorale, Cantus Femina, Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, October 23

International Open Access WeekPromoting open access in scholarship and research.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Graduate and Professional School FairHighlighting advanced study options at more than 80 graduate and professional schools, Bernhard Center's East Ballroom, 3 to 6 p.m. Free.
Colloquium"How might Physics Education Research facilitate the coming computational revolution?" by Dr. Danny Caballero, Michigan State University, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free.
Master of Arts in science education webinarLearn about WMU's online master's degree in science education with Dr. Bill Cobern, professor of biological sciences and science education. Free; participants will receive a link the day of the presentation.

Tuesday, October 24

International Open Access WeekPromoting open access in scholarship and research.
Candidate presentationFor the position of vice president for research, Dr. Richard Inouye, Utah State University, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Ethics book club"The Left Hand of Darkness" by Ursula LeGuin, Central City Tap House, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.
Frostic Speaker Series"Why Michigan Should Worry About Louisiana's Fight for Coastal Survival," Bob Marshall, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, University Center for the Humanities, 2500 Knauss Hall, 6 p.m. Free.
LBGTQ Professionals Meetup and NetworkingStryker Corporation, 1321 Trimpe Building, 6 p.m. Free.
Alumni recitalEma Katrovas, soprano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, October 25

International Open Access WeekPromoting open access in scholarship and research.
Local Global MarketArea farmers bring fresh fruits and produce to campus for purchase, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission.
Intersectional Coalition BuildingWith guest speaker Romeo Jackson, University of Utah, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon. Free; bagged lunched welcome.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Intersectional Coalition Building," Romeo Jackson, University of Utah, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Sichel Lecture Series"Income Inequality, Progressive Taxation and Tax Expenditures," Dr. James Hines Jr., University of Michigan, 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series"Restorative Justice, Zero Tolerance," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesØystein Baadsvik, tuba, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.
Master of Arts in science education webinarLearn about WMU's online master's degree in science education with Dr. Bill Cobern, professor of biological sciences and science education. Free; participants will receive a link the day of the presentation.

Thursday, October 26

International Open Access WeekPromoting open access in scholarship and research.
Secretary of State DayGet new or renewed driver's licenses and personal identification cards, Bernhard Center's West Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free; Secretary of State fees apply.
GeoChange and HDReAM Community Open HouseLearn about the W.E. Upjohn Center for the Study of Geographical Change and WMU Health Data Research, Analysis and Mapping Center, 1000 Welborn Hall, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.
Candidate presentationFor the position of vice president for research, Terri Goss Kinzy, Rutgers University, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free; women only.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Disability at the Intersections," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Frostic Reading SeriesDanielle Evans, short-story author, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 7 p.m. Free.
Japanese film screening"Silver Spoon," 3508 Knauss Hall, 7 p.m. Free.

Friday, October 27

International Open Access WeekPromoting open access in scholarship and research.
Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"Transforming the Motorsports Business," Aaron Zeigler, president of Zeigler Auto Group, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Campuswide shred eventLot 41 near Sangren Hall, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.
Engineering Graduate School Preview DayLearn about funding opportunities, academic support, professional development and more, Floyd Hall, Parkview Campus, noon to 4 p.m. Free.
International Ladies Sports ClubBond with women from all over the world through sports, WMU Student Recreation Center, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geography Colloquium"Climate Change and Water Quantity in the Great Lakes Region: A Tale of Precipitation, Temperature, Radiation and Walleye on a Stick," Dr. Brent Lofgren, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory at NOAA, 2119 Wood Hall, 3 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Staying in Shape with Planarian Regeneration," Dr. Wendy Beane, WMU biological sciences, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.
Japanese Conversation TableOpportunity to practice Japanese language skills, Bernhard Center Cafe, 4 to 5 p.m. Free; registration required to michiko.yoshimoto@wmich.edu.
University Theatre(through Nov. 5) "The Crucible," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, October 28

International Open Access WeekPromoting open access in scholarship and research.
Bronco men's soccer vs. Southern IllinoisWMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 1 p.m. Free.
Japanese film screening"There is No Lid on the Sea," 3508 Knauss Hall, 2 p.m. Free.
Bronco volleyball vs. Bowling GreenUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Nov. 5) "The Crucible," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, October 29

International Open Access WeekPromoting open access in scholarship and research.
Guest artist recitalJosh Nelson, jazz piano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free

Monday, October 30

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series"Statistical analysis of soil moisture impacts on climate extremes," Lei Meng, Department of Geography and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, WMU, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, October 31

Halloween
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Stories from the Trenches: Building a Successful Research Career at WMU," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
Candidate presentationFor the position of vice president for research, Dr. Kent Keyser, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.