January 2015 Events

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Thursday, January 1

Holiday closure - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
New Year's Day

Friday, January 2

Mawlid an-Nabi begins at sundown
Bronco men's basketball vs. Rochester College - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, January 3

Bronco women's basketball vs. Akron - University Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Wednesday, January 7

Bronco women's basketball vs. Ohio - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Friday, January 9

Bronco hockey vs. Notre Dame - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, January 10

Bronco men's basketball vs. Buffalo - University Arena, TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Monday, January 12

Spring semester classes begin at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, January 14

Bronco men's basketball vs. Ball State - University Arena, TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Entrepreneurship Forum - Dan Bowen, founder of Dempsey Ventures, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.

Friday, January 16

Economics Research Seminar Series - "The Economic Costs of Climate Inaction," Dr. Ahmed Hussen, Kalamazoo College, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.

Saturday, January 17

Bronco women's basketball vs. Toledo - University Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Valparaiso - West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 7 p.m. Free.
Performance - "Magic of Motown," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Sunday, January 18

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "The World of Prokofiev," Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, January 19

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Wednesday, January 21

Bronco women's basketball vs. Bowling Green - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Broadway musical - Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Thursday, January 22

Broadway musical - Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Friday, January 23

Economics Research Seminar Series - "Impact Assessment Struggles in a Post-War Period," Dr. Cynthia Donovan, Michigan State University, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through Feb. 8) "The Whale," York Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, January 24

Bronco men's basketball vs. Akron - University Arena, TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre - presents (through Feb. 8) "The Whale," York Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Wednesday, January 28

Bronco women's basketball vs. Eastern Michigan - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Thursday, January 29

Documentary screening - "ANITA: Speaking Truth to Power", Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 5:30 p.m. Seating is limited; tickets required.
University Theatre - presents (through Feb. 8) "The Whale," York Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, January 30

Economics Research Seminar Series - "Uncovering Ethnic Disparities in Peer Effects and Weight Outcomes Using Spatial Analysis," Dr. Olugbenga Ajilore, University of Toledo, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Fridays with Friends - faculty-staff mixer, Gilmore Theatre Atrium, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar provided.
University Theatre - presents (through Feb. 8) "The Whale," York Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "Bobby McFerrin Takes On Gershwin," Miller Auditorium, prelude 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, January 31

Broncos women's tennis vs. Detroit - West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. Miami - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre - presents (through Feb. 8) "The Whale," York Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Performance - "The Four Bitchin' Babes: Hormonal Imbalance," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.