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Saturday, November 1

Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Broadway musical - "Sister Act," Miller Auditorium, 3 and 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 2) "Cymbeline," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, November 2

Daylight Saving Time ends
University Theatre - presents (final show) "Cymbeline," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, November 3

Last day to withdraw from fall semester classes
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Kallerine Strazdas and non-degree exhibition, Valerie Costanza, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Breisach Faculty Research Colloquium - "From the Myth of the American Frontier to the Imaginary Early Medieval Italian Frontiers," Dr. Andrea Berto, 2302 Friedmann Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, November 4

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Kallerine Strazdas and non-degree exhibition, Valerie Costanza, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series - “At the Intersections: An Interactive Presentation on Race, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity,” Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free; refreshments provided.

Wednesday, November 5

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Kallerine Strazdas and non-degree exhibition, Valerie Costanza, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "Project Management: Communication," Dr. Daniel Gaymer, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Learning With the World: Why International and Domestic Students Make Good Bedfellows," Dr. Michelle Metro-Roland, Haenicke Institute for Global Education, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; brown bag lunches welcome.
Surplus sale - Activity Therapy Building, 1 to 3 p.m. Free admission.

Thursday, November 6

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Kallerine Strazdas and non-degree exhibition, Valerie Costanza, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Loew Lecture in Medieval Studies - "Religious Education and Collaboration at the Beguinage of Paris," Tanya Stabler Miller, Purdue University, Calumet, Walwood Hall Commons, 4:30 p.m. Free.
Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series - Molly Schoenhoff, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco volleyball vs. Northern Illinois - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Friday, November 7

Conference - 11th Western Michigan IT Forum, "Information Security, Privacy and Trust," Fetzer Center's Kirsch Auditorium, 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration required; admission free for WMU students, faculty and staff, $75 early bird or $100 for general public.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kallerine Strazdas and non-degree exhibition, Valerie Costanza, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.

Saturday, November 8

Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Broncos men's soccer vs. West Virginia - WMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's basketball vs. Purdue - University Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco volleyball vs. Miami - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Performance - "Last Comic Standing Live," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, November 10

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Brian Carey and Allison Walker, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, November 11

U.S. Veterans Day
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Brian Carey and Allison Walker, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
What Do You Know film series - screening of documentary film about college students with autism, Henry Hall Lounge, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, November 12

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Brian Carey and Allison Walker, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "Multiattribute Utility Theory," Dr. Daniela Schroeter, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Reading Diverse Texts: Exposure to Diverse Perspectives," Dr. Maria Selena Protacio, special education and literacy studies, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; brown bag lunches welcome.

Thursday, November 13

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, 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, Brian Carey and Allison Walker, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series - Ranjana Khanna, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.
Anthony Ellis Scholarly Speakers Series - "Talking Sex," Dr. Valerie Traub, University of Michigan, 2500 Knauss Hall, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, November 14

Bronco women's basketball vs. University of Massachusetts - University Arena, TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Entrepreneurship Forum - Norm Braksick, Foods Resource Bank, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit - "In the Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory," featuring Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Brian Carey and Allison Walker, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Fall Leadership Retreat - 2-day off-campus event designed for developing student leaders, Merriewoode Girl Scout Camp, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 15. Students can register via GoRSO, $10.
Bronco hockey vs. St. Cloud State - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "A Hero's Life," Miller Auditorium, prelude 7 p.m., performance 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, November 15

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Bronco football vs. Eastern Michigan - ECCU Education Day and Hall of Fame game, Waldo Stadium, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco hockey vs. St. Cloud State - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco volleyball vs. Central Michigan - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, November 16

University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Performance - The Lettermen, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, November 17

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Erica Barajas, Rhea Krengel and Jeffrey D. Morgner, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, November 18

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Erica Barajas, Rhea Krengel and Jeffrey D. Morgner, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, November 19

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Erica Barajas, Rhea Krengel and Jeffrey D. Morgner, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "The Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project: Developmental Evaluation in Practice," Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Michigan State University, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Dual Citizenship From a Pottawatomi Perspective?," Jodie Palmer, teaching, learning and educational studies, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; brown bag lunches welcome.
Surplus sale - Activity Therapy Building, 1 to 3 p.m. Free admission.
Bronco women's basketball vs. North Dakota State - University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Thursday, November 20

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Gwen Frostic School of Art Faculty 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, Erica Barajas, Rhea Krengel and Jeffrey D. Morgner, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series - Garth Lenz, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, November 21

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series - Bob Miller, WMU associate vice president for community outreach, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Gwen Frostic School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Erica Barajas, Rhea Krengel and Jeffrey D. Morgner, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Fridays with Friends - faculty-staff mixer, Fetzer Center, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar provided.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, November 22

Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Gwen Frostic School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, November 23

University Theatre - presents (final show) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Tuesday, November 25

Broadway musical - "Elf the Musical," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Wednesday, November 26

Thanksgiving recess begins at noon - no afternoon classes, WMU offices open normal hours.
Broadway musical - "Elf the Musical," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Thursday, November 27

Thanksgiving recess - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
U.S. Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 28

Thanksgiving recess - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
Bronco football vs. Northern Illinois - Military Appreciation Day and Senior Day, Waldo Stadium, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, November 29

Performance - Manheim Steamroller Christmas, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.