September 2014 Events

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Monday, September 22

First day of fall (autumnal equinox)
Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - New Media Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series - "Paleoclimate Perspectives on Ice Sheet and Sea Level Sensitivity," Tim Naish, Victoria University, New Zealand, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 23

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - New Media Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Center for the Humanities STEM discussion series - workshop and round-table discussion on the on the integration of the humanities and arts into STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education and research at WMU, 3025 Brown Hall, 1 to 2:00 p.m. Free. Please RSVP to maria.gigante@wmich.edu
Poetry reading - "Town and Gown," featuring poets from WMU and the Kalamazoo community, Kalamazoo Public Library, 7 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 24

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - New Media Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series - discussion on the topic of the 2014-15 University Common Read, "Life of Pi," second of three meetings, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; RSVP to parnell.l.fleming@wmich.edu or (269) 387-6324.
Evaluation Cafe - "Digital Qualitative: Leveraging Technology for Deeper Insight," Dr. Robert W. Kahle, research and evaluation consultant at Kahle Research Solutions Inc., 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Surplus sale - Activity Therapy Building, 1 to 3 p.m. Free admission.
Political forum - candidates from the 20th Senate district, 2000 Schneider Hall, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free; parking available at no charge.
Dalton Live and Interactive Series - Western Brass Quintet CD release concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:00 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, September 25

Michigan Autism Conference - two-day event put on by the Department of Psychology, autism researchers will make presentations on a variety of topics related to the assessment and treatment of the disorder, Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, through Sept. 26.
Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - New Media Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium - "Hamiltonian Graphs: Advancing an Idea of Hamilton," Dr. Ping Zhang, 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Visiting Scholars and Artists Program - Hiromi Ito, poet and novelist, 3025 Brown Hall, 4 p.m. Free.
Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series - Paul D'Agostino, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 26

Fall Into the Streets - First-year students, become more civically engaged through volunteer service in the Kalamazoo community.
Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series - "Care at the End of Life: What Hospice Provides," Laura Latiolais, director of community relations and development at Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit - "The Housed" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - New Media Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "Planarian Regeneration: The Shape of Things to Come" presented by WMU's Dr. Wendy Beane, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.
Broncos men's soccer vs. Northern Kentucky - WMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.
Grad Talks - symposium featuring 10-minute presentations of graduate students' scholarly endeavors, Lee Honors College lounge, 4 to 6 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through Oct. 12) "Check Your Privilege," York Arena Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or wmutheatre.com.

Saturday, September 27

5k run and walk - Alpha Sigma Phi K benefiting Homes for our Troops, WMU's Kanley Track, 8 a.m. Registration $25 in advance; $30 day of the event at asp5k.com.
Fly-in breakfast - College of Aviation, W.K. Kellogg Airport, 8 to 11 a.m. Admission $5; children age 5 and under free.
Art exhibit - "The Housed," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
China Festival - a showcase of Chinese food and culture, featuring performances, displays and food from local restaurants, Student Recreation Center, noon to 5 p.m. Free.
Open house - for ArtPrize visitors, WMU students and alumni, view the 35 ArtPrize entries on site and watch the WMU vs. Virginia Tech football game, WMU-Grand Rapids, 200 Ionia Ave. SW, 1 to 4 p.m. Free.
Reception - view the 35 ArtPrize entries on site, WMU-Grand Rapids, 200 Ionia Ave. SW, 5 to 7 p.m. Free; complimentary refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided.
University Theatre - presents (through Oct. 12) "Check Your Privilege," York Arena Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or wmutheatre.com.

Sunday, September 28

Poetry reading - "Poetry in nineteen languages: A symphony for the senses," featuring WMU faculty, Portage District Library, 2 to 4 p.m., reception to follow. Free.

Monday, September 29

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Jeffrey D. Morgner and Kathryn O'Riley, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Physics Colloquium - "Antihydrogen Trapped and Manipulated," Dr. Francis Robicheaux, Purdue University, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Refreshments, 2202 Everett Tower, 3:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 30

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Jeffrey D. Morgner and Kathryn O'Riley, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Board of Trustees meeting - Time and location to be announced.
Ethics Lecture Series - "The Unseen Force: The Power of Traumatic Experiences in Changing the Course of Development Across the Lifespan," Dr. James A. Henry, social work, 209 Bernhard Center, 7 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series - art exhibit and discussion, "From Assimilation to Integration: The Acculturation Journey of a Brazilian American," Alessandra Santos-Pye, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series - "The Power of Traumatic Experiences in Changing the Course of Development Across the Lifespan," Dr. James A. Henry, social work, 209 Bernhard Center, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.