Coming Events

Unless otherwise noted, all presentations will take place in the Zhang Legacy Collection Center—next to the College of Health and Human Services on South Oakland Drive at 2 p.m.


August 12, 2015

  • Location: Fetzer Center
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. , 9 a.m. breakfast buffet
  • Speaker: Dr. Don Leduc

Dr. Leduc, president and dean of the WMU-Thomas M. Cooley Law School will describe Cooley Law School and how it is operating as part of WMU.

Field trip: Discussion and tour of the Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education

September 9, 2015

  • Location: 5272 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo
  • Speaker: Dr. William Harrison (Emeriti Geology)

Dr. Harrison will describe the role of the MGRRE as it focuses on the recognition, utilization and protection of Michigan’s natural resources (minerals, energy and water). The Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education is the research center for geological studies in the state of Michigan. This program will give the participants a good opportunity to better understand our need to protect Michigan's natural resources.

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and the Religion of Biologic Living

October 14, 2015

  • Speaker: Dr. Brian Wilson (Professor Comparative Religion)

The program explains Battle Creek’s reputation as a health spa in the early 20th century and Dr. Kellogg’s role in creating it.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Role and Function

November 11, 2015

  • Speaker: Dr. Shirley Swanson (Director, Advisory Board of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)

The program explains how Osher came to WMU and how it currently functions to offer classes and trips.

Annual Wine Tasting and Holiday Gathering

December 9, 2015

Details to be announced.