Students in snowThe Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at Western Michigan University sponsors a number of events.

Gwen Frostic Lecture Series

Seminars, readings, and workshops by local, national and international experts on a wide variety of subjects relating to the environment.

Fall 2018

Wednesday, September 19

12:30 to 3:30 p.m., 3715 Wood Hall

Anna Clark, author of a new book on the Flint Water Crisis,

6 p.m. - Public Reading hosted by "This is a Bookstore"

Monday, September 24

5 to 8 p.m., 3512 Knauss Hall

Co-sponsored with the Climate Change Working Group

"EnCourage Tour" "Conservative and Concerned about Climate Impact" "Meet the EcoRight"
presented by speaker Bob Inglis,

Friday, September 28

Rain Barrel Sale
Lead sponsor: WMU Environmental, Health and Safety (contact Keith Pung at

Tuesday, November 13

6 p.m., Fetzer Center- Kirsch Auditorium

"Bird-Friendly Campus Design"
presented by Dr. Sharon Gill, Dr. Gail Walter and student panelists