February 2017 Events

Tuesday, February 21

Book club discussion"Wisdom Won from Illness," discussion led by Ashley Atkins, University of Chicago, 2072 Moore Hall, 4 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 22

Fundraiser lunchPostponed—Pasta lunch supporting Hilarity for Charity, an organization working to fight Alzheimer's Disease, Bernhard Center's Brown and Gold Room, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5 for a single plate, $10 for unlimited pasta.
Lyceum Lecture Series"How to Take on Hate: A Dialogue on Islamophobia and Racism," Asha Noor, National Network for Arab American Communities, and Alisa Perkins, comparative religion, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; lunches welcome.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Identity in the Media," Dr. Sue Ellen Christian, communication, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
Town hall and panel discussion"You are Welcome Here," discussion of the current state of affairs for our international and undocumented students, President John M. Dunn, Lee Ryder, Anna Hill, Dr. Diane Anderson, 1920 Sangren Hall, 6 to 8 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's basketball vs. Ball StateUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesAdvanced Jazz Ensemble and Birds on a Wire, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, February 23

Student Employee Appreciation Receptionhonoring winners and nominees of the Belleville Student Employee of the Year and Supervisor of the Year awards, 208 Bernhard Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series"What Do You Know," documentary and panel on living with chronic illnesses, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 5 to 6 p.m. Free.
Burian LectureFocused on community and educational issues in the health and human services from a problem-solving perspective, Edna Kane-Williams, AARP, 4010 Health and Human Services Building, 5:30 p.m. Free.
Film screening"Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four," 2028 Brown Hall, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
Multimedia performanceFifth House Ensemble, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Performance"DrumLine Live," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Friday, February 24

Mercantile Breakfast Speaker Series"Together We Can," Richard Fuller, Kalamazoo County Sheriff, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Biennial Diversity and Inclusion Conference"Well-Being within a Diverse Health Community," 4010 Health and Human Services Building, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration $25, $10 for WMU students, includes lunch.
Student leadership conference"Designed to Lead," Bernhard Center Ballroom, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration required, $5.
Facilitated discussionOnline teaching brown-bag discussion, Bernhard Center's Faculty Dining Room, 11:30 to 12:45 p.m. Free.
Custer Office Environment Lecture Series"Engineers Without Borders Moving the Norm," Bruce Nieman, Engineers without Borders, Floyd Hall Parkview Room, 1 p.m. Free.
Japanese Cooking ClassesLearn how to cook two different traditional Japanese dishes, Kanley Chapel, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Registration $5; includes all ingredients.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"The Global Freshwater Crisis: Lessons for the Great Lakes," Dr. Gary Lamberti, Notre Dame, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's tennis vs. Michigan StateSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 5 p.m. Free.

Saturday, February 25

Bronco men's basketball vs. Ball State UniversityUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Musical"Menopause the Musical," Miller Auditorium, 2 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
ConcertDouble Reed Festival, final concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5:15 p.m. Free.
ConcertUniversity Chorale, First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, 315 W. Michigan Ave., 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, February 26

ConcertCantus Femina and Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, February 27

Information sessionLearn more about Gibbs Fellowships for WMU undergrad and grad students, Office for Sustainability, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 28

Educational musical"Food Prisons," a musical play about body image, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Free.