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Wednesday, April 1

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Why Are U.S. Firms Becoming More Socially Responsible and Sustainable?," Dr. Sime Curkovic, management, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Guest lecture - "The Normative Content & Moral Psychology of Kant's Humanity Formula," University of Notre Dame, 1115 Moore Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Information session - "History Happening," talk with faculty and students about programs and internships in the Department of History, fourth floor of Friedmann Hall, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; pizza and pop provided.
Bullock Performance Institute - Mivos Quartet, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, April 2

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
March - annual César E. Chávez Social Justice March, beginning at 9:15 a.m. at Bronson Park and ending on WMU's campus.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Blood drive - Student Recreation Center, noon to 8 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "Visualizing Data with Text Analysis Tools," Kate Langan, University Libraries, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Mathematics Colloquium - "An Alternate Approach to the Strong Maximum Principle," Dr. Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago, 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series - screening of the film "The Insider," 1028 Brown Hall, 5 p.m. Free.
Senior Prom - Bernhard Center East Ballroom, pre-entertainment from 5 to 7 p.m., dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Free.
Lecture and webinar - "Evocative & Provocative Projects for a Contemporary Comprehensive Curriculum," Dr. Olivia Gude, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.
Raise Your Voice Series - "Stop Telling Women to Smile," Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, 1004 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 p.m. Free.
Healing Arts Speaker Series - "A Discussion About Caregiving," Arthur Kleinman, Harvard Medical School, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Clean Energy Economic Opportunities and Employment Prospects," Dave Hurst, NextEnergy, Lee Honors College Lounge, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events Center, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - Collegium Musicum, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Frostic Reading Series - Scott Blackwood, Southern Illinois University, The Little Theatre, 8 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 3

Good Friday
Passover begins at sundown
Assessment in Action Conference - Multiple breakout sessions on topics of student learning outcomes assessment, Fetzer Center, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free; registration required for the luncheon.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Workshop - "Drawing ‘Dirty’ Pictures: Post-Neat Art as Curriculum," Dr. Olivia Gude, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1311 South Kohrman Hall, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Lunch and learn - Disability Services for Students video and student panel on learning disabilities, 1284 Health and Human Services Building, lunch at 11:45 a.m., video begins at noon. Free; RSVPs required.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Akron - Sorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "Types of Financial Development for Poverty Alleviation," James A. Squires, applied economics, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - Not Your Father's Microbiology Laboratory: New Technologies in Clinical Microbiology," Dr. Richard VanEnk, Bronson Hospital, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events Center, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Guest artist recital - Shachar Israel, trombone, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.
New Sounds Festival - Student composers I
, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Saturday, April 4

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Workshop - Kalamazoo Peace Center workshop on self care, Wesley Foundation, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Kalamazoo Peace Center - Hullabazoo, a daylong celebration of doing-it-yourself, featuring workshops, music and local artisans selling goods, Wesley Foundation, 2 to 10 p.m. Free.
Concert - University Percussion Ensemble, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events Center, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, April 5

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Easter Sunday
Vigil - Kalamazoo Peace Center vigil for peace, Federal Building, downtown Kalamazoo, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Buffalo - Sorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 6

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Department of Economics Seminar Series - "The Stabilization Potency of Financial Policy Instruments in Ethiopia," Nardos M. Beyene, Ph.D. student in applied economics, 1115 Dunbar Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Burnham-Macmillan Speaker Series - "A Place at the Table: Women and Decolonization, A Story As Yet Untold," Dr. Philippa Levine, University of Texas, 2500 Knauss Hall, 5 p.m., reception to follow. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.
What Do You Know film series - screening of documentary film "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia," with student panel discussion to follow, Garneau Hall lounge, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.
Workshop - Kalamazoo Peace Center prisoner letter writing workshop, Wesley Foundation Cafe, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.
New Sounds Festival - Student composers II, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free
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Tuesday, April 7

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Workshop - Kalamazoo Peace Center prisoner letter writing workshop, Wesley Foundation lounge, 4 to 8 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series - "Inside the Tobacco Industry," Jeffrey Wigand, founder of Smoke-Free Kids, Kirsch Auditorium, Fetzer Center, 7 p.m. Free.
Concert - Gold Company II
, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Guest lecture - "Expecting Poverty and Violence: How Expectations Shape Underclass Youth," Dr. John Bolland, University of Alabama, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 8

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "Group Facilitation: Tools, Skills and Techniques," Claire Bode, Michigan State University Extension, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Energy Policies: Cap and Trade, Carbon Taxes," Dr. Chris Moser, economics, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Guest lecture - "The Reconfiguration of Immigrant Families Through Immigration Law," Dr. Cecilia Menjivar, Arizona State University, 2720 Sangren Hall, 2 to 4 p.m. Free.
Sichel Lecture Series - "Cleansing Effects from the Great Recession," Dr. Till von Wachter, University of California at Los Angeles, 2028 Brown Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Guest lecture - "Wonder Woman in Bondage," Dr. Ben Saunders, University of Oregon, 2710 Sangren Hall, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Free.
Informational session - on reinstituting WMU's Africana studies program, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 5 p.m. Free; RSVPs appreciated.
Guest lecture - "Varied Perspectives on the Chastity of Saint Gerald of Aurillac," Dr. Matthew Kuefler, San Diego State University, 2500 Knauss Hall, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.
Guest lecture - "Rethinking How You Enter the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum," Dr. Margaret Weitekamp, 1220 Chemistry Building, 6:30 p.m. Free.
Kalamazoo Peace Week keynote address - featuring Mia McKenzie, Little Theatre, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 9

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
International Conference on Robust Rank-based and Nonparametric Methods - Bernhard Center, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fee; registration required.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Discussion - of key themes from the book "This Changes Everything" by Naomi Klein, facilitated by WMU faculty and students, Kalamazoo Public Library's Van Deusen Room, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Free.
Meal and discussion - Kalamazoo Peace Center FeminisTea Party, Wesley Foundation Cafe, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.
Meal and discussion - Kalamazoo Peace Center FeminisTea Party, Wesley Foundation Cafe, 7 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events Center, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - University Jazz Lab Band, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 10

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Entrepreneurship Forum - Christy Malone, Smart Bottoms, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
International Conference on Robust Rank-based and Nonparametric Methods - Bernhard Center, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee; registration required.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Lunch and learn - Disability Services for Students video and student panel on hearing impairments, 6623 Everett Tower, lunch at 11:45 a.m., video begins at noon. Free; RSVPs required.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "Evidence From a Randomized Evaluation of the Impact of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers Given to Mothers or Fathers," Dr. Richard Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "The Curious Road from Poxvirus Tropism to Oncolytic Virotherapy," Dr. Grant McFadden, University of Florida, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium - "Face to Face With Linear Algebra," Steven Crow, mathematics graduate student, 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "Elijah," Miller Auditorium, prelude 7 p.m., performance 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events Center, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - "Elijah," Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra with University Grand Chorus, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Saturday, April 11

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Passover ends
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Pow Wow - University Arena, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free for WMU students and ages 17 and below.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events Center, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Faculty recital - Rhea Olivacce, soprano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, April 12

University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - University Concert Band, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (final show) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events Center, downtown Kalamazoo, 5 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, April 13

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.
Raise Your Voice Series - rescheduled from Feb. 3, "Responding to Gendered Violence in Society, Law and on College Campuses: From 1991 to Today," Anita Hill, Chenery Auditorium, 714 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 14

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Unequal Justice Forum - "The Juvenile Justice System: Disrupting the Pipeline to Prison," Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home, 1424 Gull Road, 7 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 15

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "Evaluation Validity and LGBT Populations: Addressing Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation," Jennifer Hsu, WMU LGBT Student Services, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.

Thursday, April 16

47th annual
 Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music - multiple events throughout the day in Miller Auditorium and the Dalton Center Recital Hall. Free.
Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series - Janelle DeWitt, philosophy, Brown and Gold Room, Bernhard Center, 4 p.m. Free.
Concert - 47th annual
 Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music, University Symphonic Band, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, April 17

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Better Know an Alum Speaker Series - Shane Preston, legislative director, Michigan State Senate, 3025 Brown Hall, 11 a.m. Free.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "The Ambiguity of Economic Development and Growth: Observing Your Space and Recording the Facts," Dr. Teshome Abebe, Eastern Illinois University, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Lecture - "The Islamic State: Its Origins, Aims and Capabilities," Dr. Jamsheed Choksy and Dr. Carol Choksy, 105-107 Bernhard Center, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "Metabolic Diversification: A View from the Tip of a Tomato Hair," Dr. Robert Last, Michigan State University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium - "Chess Math: Queens on a Torus and Other Chess-based Problems," Sean English, mathematics graduate student, 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Performance - "MythBusters Jamie & Adam Unleashed!," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, April 18

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Toledo - Sorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Emerging Hope Family Strengthening Program Mental Health Forum - part of the 2015 MLK Celebration, keynote by Rev. Joan Cornelsion, Hope Network Leadership Center, educational workshops to follow, VanDeusen Room, Kalamazoo Public Library, 1 to 4 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, April 19

University Theatre - presents (final show) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Choral showcase - 
University Chorale, Cantus Femina and Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m.
 Free.

Monday, April 20

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Breisach Faculty Research Colloquium - Photography as a Field Method for Environmental History," Dr. Lynne Heasley, history, 2302 Friedmann Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m. Free.
Flim screening - "The Hunting Ground," 1920 Sangren Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free; panel discussion to follow film.
Concert - Music Therapy Clinic concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7 p.m. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 21

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 22

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, 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.
Evaluation Cafe - "Evaluation of the Federal Railroad Administration's Confidential Close Call Reporting System," Dr. Jonathan Morell, Fulcrum Corporation; Melinda Davey, Organizational Solutions Group and Jacobs Advanced Consulting; and Dr. Joyce Ranney, Volpe Center, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Physics Colloquium - "Mathematics of the Faraday Cage," Nick Trefethen, Oxford University, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Refreshments, 2202 Everett Tower, 3:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 23

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Guest lecture - "The Revolution Within: Islamic Television and the Struggle for the ‘New Egypt,’" Dr. Yasmin Moll, University of Michigan, 3512 Knauss Hall, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
Lavender Graduation - celebration and award ceremony for lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and ally students, Bernhard Center South Ballroom, 6 to 8 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 24

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Research and Creative Activities Poster and Performance Day - featuring poster presentations by graduate students, live performances by those in the arts, and more, Bernhard Center Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; continental breakfast and buffet lunch provided.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Bach Visiting Lecture Series - "Regulatory Function of Th17 Cells in Autolmmunity and Tissue Regeneration," Dr. Bhagirath Singh, University of Western Ontario, 1220 Chemistry Building, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium - screening of "The Story of Math, Episode 3: The Frontiers of Space," 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "Michael Cavanaugh in Concert: The Songs of Elton John and More," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, April 25

Art exhibit - "Back to the Garden," Suzanne B. Siegel, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.

Sunday, April 26

Concert - 56th annual
 Concerto Concert, University Symphony Orchestra, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 27

Final examination week through May 1
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 28

Final examination week through May 1
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Unequal Justice Forum - "Challenges Facing Ex-offenders," Bethany Reformed Church, 1833 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Free.
Performance - "America's Got Downton," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $35.

Wednesday, April 29

Final examination week through May 1
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 30

Final examination week through May 1
Art exhibit - Alissa Lamarre, Gabriel Craig, Lynn Batchelder and Amy Weiks, jewelry and metals, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.