September 2017 Events

Friday, September 22

Autumnal equinox (first day of fall)
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.
Eclectic Hour lecture series"Structured Inequality in Kalamazoo: A Look at How It Matters," The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Free.
Lecture"Crossing the 1949 Dividing Line: A New Trend in the Study of Modern China," Dr. Hanchao Lu, Georgia Institute of Technology, 204 Bernhard Center, noon. Free.
NSF diversity webinarFor WMU faculty, "Announcement of an Effort to Expand the NSF INCLUDES National Network," webinar, noon. Free; registration required.
Writing seminarWriting Ethically and Well: Plagiarism, Patchwriting, and the Thesis/Dissertation, Edward Eckel III, engineering and applied sciences librarian, Walwood Hall's first-floor Graduate Student Commons, East Campus, 1 p.m. Free; registration required.
International Ladies Sports ClubBond with women from all over the world through sports, WMU Student Recreation Center, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Bacterial Pathogenesis in Plants: Basic Principle and Environmental and Microbiome Influences," Dr. Sheng Yang He, Michigan State University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Comedy show"Dixie’s Tupperware Party," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, September 23

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Bronco football vs. WagnerSouthwest Fest, Waldo Stadium, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Comedy show"Dixie’s Tupperware Party," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, September 25

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.
Arcadia Ales ClassicMoors Golf Club, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Single golfer $125, foursome $440, sponsorships $150; register online. Supports WMU and KVCC sustainable brewing scholarships.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series"PLUTO EXPLORED! NASA's Epic Voyage to the Edge of the Solar System," 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 26

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.
Real Talk Diversity SeriesBeing Seen: Discussion of Janet Mock's "Surpassing Certainty," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; lunch and books provided to limited number of registered participants.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Integrated Supply Management Career NightNetworking for students pursuing internships and entry-level positions in supply chain management, Bernhard Center's East Ballroom, 5 to 8 p.m. Free.
Frostic Reading SeriesWilliam Olsen, author of "TechnoRage," 2452 Knauss Hall, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 27

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.
Mendeley workshopIntroduction to Mendeley Desktop, Edward Eckel III, engineering and applied sciences librarian, and Michelle Behr, education services librarian, Waldo Library Classroom B, 10 a.m. Free; registration required.
2017 Study Abroad FairSangren Pedestrian Mall, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series"The Queer Transformation of College Campuses, 1950s to Present," Dr. Susan Freeman, gender and women's studies, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Sichel Lecture Series"The Fall and Rise of Income Equality in the United States," Dr. Charles Ballard, Michigan State University, 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.
Naming ceremonyDesignating Hall-Archer-Pickard West and Hall-Archer-Pickard East, Western Heights residence hall complex, 2 p.m. Free.
Time management workshopInteractive discussion on managing time effectively in college, 1320 Trimpe Hall, 3 to 4 p.m. Free; light refreshments served.
Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series"Seclusion and Restraint," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.
Ethics book club"Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism" by John Hoberm, 3025 Brown Hall, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Thursday, September 28

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.
Educational presentationJonathan D. Santeliz, Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities, 204 Bernhard Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
Healthy Sleep Lunch and LearnFor WMU employees, 157 Bernhard Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Free; registration required.
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.
Fall Sustainability CelebrationOffice for Sustainability, 2529 W. Michigan Ave., bazaar and open house at 2 p.m., Sustainability Slam 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free.
Welcome ReceptionFor Dr. Paulo Zagalo-Melo, associate provost of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 4 p.m. Free; refreshments provided. 
Humanities and ethics lectureThe Promise of Education, "In Defense of Ideals," Dr. Mark Edmundson, University of Virginia, 3502 Knauss Hall, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 29

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"Leading Institutions in Unsettled Times," Dr. Doug Lepisto, WMU assistant professor of management, 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.
Viewing of the Radbertus ManuscriptRare 12th-century manuscript will be on display with commentary given by Dr. Elizabeth Teviotdale, Waldo Library, third floor, noon to 1 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.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Modeling in Introductory Biology: What Practice-Based Assessment Can Teach Us About Student Learning," Dr. Tammy Long, Michigan State University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's soccer vs. Bowling GreenWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.
Bronco volleyball vs. Central MichiganUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX. Televised on ESPN 3.

Saturday, September 30

Yom Kippur begins at sundown
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.
Bronco hockey vs. Wilfred LaurierLawson Ice Arena, 1 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco football vs. Ball StateArbor Financial Youth Day, Waldo Stadium, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco volleyball vs. Eastern MichiganUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Guest artist recitalHofeldt Phillips Trio, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.