The University Symphony Orchestra will present "Broadway Pops" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
March 2015 WMU News
The Tony Award-winning musical, based on the bestselling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, will be at Miller Auditorium for a limited engagement at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29.
Applications to become Gibbs House Fellows, who are paid to research and work on campus sustainability projects and policies while living in the historic Gibbs House on Parkview Avenue, are due March 30.
This year's prom will be held Thursday, April 2, in the Bernhard Center East Ballroom. Pre-entertainment begins at 5 p.m., and the dance runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Reservations are not required.
A blood drive is scheduled for noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 2, at the Student Recreation Center. The challenge, which pits WMU against CMU, runs through Friday, April 3.
Three fine arts students will perform "Who Killed Mr. Mason?," a collaboration between the School of Music and Department of Dance, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29.
The team bested the University of Michigan to win the first regional title in its 22-year history. Eight riders will move on to the zone championship March 28 at Morehead State University.
The Mid-year Report, posted online for the third year of the WMU Strategic Plan, finds that the University has embraced strategic planning and is becoming more mature in integrating it into the institutional culture.
The Board of Trustees will meet in formal session at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, in 157-159 Bernhard Center. The board also will be asked to approve personnel moves and changes to academic programs.
Matt Burriesci and Lisa Williams will read from their works at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in 157-159 Bernhard Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Art by WMU grad Suzanne Siegel is on display through mid-April in the College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, where a reception is set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26.
Dr. Barry Eichengreen will speak at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 25. The lecture it titled "Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses—and Misuses—of History."
The cast will give several performances of the farcical wedding day March 24 through April 12 in the Cityscape Events Center in downtown Kalamazoo. Tickets include dinner.
Two teams of students enrolled in WMU's integrated supply management program finished second and sixth overall in a field of 25 at the 2015 APICS Great Lakes District case competition Feb. 20-21.
Dr. Damon Williams, senior vice president and chief education officer of the Boys and Girls Club of America, will speak from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in 157-159 Bernhard Center.
The conference, which will include multiple breakout sessions on topics of student learning outcomes assessment, is set for 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 3.
The awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters were presented in Lansing March 11. Programs honored included "WestSouthwest" and "Let's Hear It."
Camps for sports, music, creative writing, archeology, aviation and for gifted students are being offering this summer on WMU's campus. Registration is now open.
Two registered student organizations will be at the campus flagpoles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, to offer members of the campus community an opportunity to honor three Michigan Marines killed March 10.
Students will choose a new president and vice president for the WSA as well as weigh in on a Student Assessment Fee ballot referendum. Voting will be open March 23-27.
Ed Mayo and John Weitzel will discuss "Branding and the Baseball Fan Experience" at 8 a.m. Friday, March 27, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
Michael Steele, founder, president and CEO of Advantage Communications Inc., will present the next Distinguished Speaker Series talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26. Registration is requested.
Works by several faculty members will be featured in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
Dr. Charles W. (Andy) Anderson, professor in the Michigan State University Department of Teacher Education, will speak from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 23, in 1920 Sangren Hal.
Pianist and composer Kari Johnson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The festival features events through mid-April.
Some 5,000 students and community members will be on campus for WMU's annual International Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 22, on the second floor of the Bernhard Center.
César E. Chávez, farmworker, labor leader and civil rights activist, will be celebrated during the ninth annual scholarship fundraising dinner set for 6 p.m. Saturday, March 21.
The top seniors in 47 WMU departments and programs will be recognized during the 35th annual Presidential Scholars Convocation Thursday, March 19. The honorees were selected from more than 6,000 senior students.
Western Michigan University faculty are invited to apply for funding to support projects that improve international education at the University through the International Education Faculty Developm
On the heels of last fall's successful effort, beginning March 21 WMUK will once again feature a shorter pledge drive to raise funds to purchase programs and produce local shows.