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

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

Event flier

Co-sponsored by the Climate Change Working Group

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