Events

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Sunday, September 4

Back to School Picnic sponsored by the Kalamazoo Promise Scholars Program and Office of Diversity and Inclusion, noon to 5 p.m., Trimpe Building. RSVP required

Monday, September 5

U.S. Labor Day—No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Tuesday, September 6

Fall semester classes begin at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, September 14

Ethics Bowl Team Information Session2073 Moore Hall, 5:30 p.m. For students who are interested in participating on WMU's Ethics Bowl team.
Thursday, September 15

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ethics Bowl Team Information Session, 2073 Moore Hall, Noon to 12:30 p.m. For students who are interested in participating on WMU's Ethics Bowl team.

Friday, September 16

6th Annual WMU Medical Humanities Conference Lecture, “The Complete Works of Bioethics (Abridged)” presented by Craig Klugman, professor, Bioethics and Medical Humanities, DePaul University, Putney Lecture Hall, Fetzer Center, 3:45 pm. This talk is free and open to the public; please register for other conference sessions.

Monday, September 19

Head shots—Faculty and staff can have their photos taken in The International Conference Room, 2302 Friedmann Hall, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 20

The Center for the Study of Ethics in Society Open House, 2073 Moore Hall, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tour and enjoy our new space.

Thursday, September 22

6th annual Medical Humanities ConferenceWMU Stryker School of Medicine, registration fees vary.
Ethics Speaker Series, “Most People Shouldn’t Vote” presented by Jason Brennan, Philosophy, Georgetown University, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society and The Center for the Study of Ethics in Society and the Department of Philosophy, 204 Bernhard Center, 6 p.m.

Friday, September 23

6th annual Medical Humanities Conference—WMU Stryker School of Medicine, registration fees vary.

Friday, September 30

Academic Convocation—Dalton Center Recital Hall, 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 8

Homecoming—Waldo Stadium, time TBD. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Wednesday, October 19

Ethics Speaker Series, “Thinking Differently About Gun Violence, Mental Illness, and the Law: Balancing Risk and Rights for Effective Policy” presented by Jeffrey Swanson, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, sponsored by The Center for the Study of Ethics in Society and WMU Stryker School of Medicine, Putney Lecture Hall, Fetzer Center, 7:30.

Thursday, October 20

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friday, October 21

State of the College Address, 1 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall

Friday, November 4

10th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, "A Theory of Bodily Rights" presented by Hallie Liberto, Philosophy, University of Connecticut, sponsored by The Center for the Study of Ethics in Society and Department of Philosophy, 157 Bernhard Center, 5 p.m.  

Thursday, November 17

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, December 15

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Geochange Open House, Mary Upjohn Meader Exhibits Gallery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.