April 2018 Events

Saturday, April 21

Flags loweredThrough sunset Saturday, April 21, in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush.
Bronco baseball vs. Central MichiganBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco softball vs. University of ToledoEbert Field, 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco softball vs. University of ToledoEbert Field, second game of a doubleheader, approximately 3 p.m. Free.
Frostic Reading SeriesM.F.A./Ph.D. Festival, featuring graduate student authors, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 7 p.m. Free.

Sunday, April 22

Bronco baseball vs. Central MichiganBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's tennis vs. Bowling GreenSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Concert59th annual Concerto Concert, University Symphony Orchestra, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.
Frostic Reading SeriesM.F.A./Ph.D. Festival, featuring graduate student authors, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 7 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 23

Final examination weekthrough April 26
ExhibitRare books by Julie Chen and other artists as well as unique and large artworks, Waldo Library Special Collections Reading Room, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Candidate presentationFor the position of associate dean of the Lee Honors College, Dr. JoAnn Atkin, associate professor of marketing, Lee Honors College lounge, 12:30 p.m.
Candidate presentationFor the position of associate dean of the Lee Honors College, Dr. Staci Perryman-Clark, associate professor of English, Lee Honors College lounge, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, April 24

Final examination weekthrough April 26
Candidate presentationFor the position of associate dean of the Lee Honors College, Ed Roth, professor of music therapy, Lee Honors College lounge, 11 a.m.
Retirement receptionHonoring Jim Hillenbrand, speech, language and hearing sciences, for 30 years of service, Health and Human Services Building atrium, 3 to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25

Final examination weekthrough April 26
Candidate presentationFinalist for position of provost and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Kevin J. Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of psychology at Oakland University, 1910 Sangren Hall, 10 a.m.
Evaluation Cafe"What's new in AEA, Evaluation Practice, and the Field?" Leslie Goodyear, American Evaluation Association/Education Development Center Inc., 208-209 Bernhard Center, noon to 1:30 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Retirement receptionHonoring Diane Bourgeois, educational leadership, research and technology, for 23 years of service, Sangren Hall's second-floor Wegenke Plaza, 4 to 6 p.m.
Retirement receptionHonoring Richard DePeaux for 48 years of service to WMU, also an opening reception for DePeaux's art exhibit, Richmond Center for Visual Arts lobby, 5 to 7 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 26

Final examination weekthrough April 26
Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 27

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"Kalamazoo's Foundation for Excellence," Jim Ritsema, Kalamazoo city manager, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Candidate presentationFinalist for position of provost and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Jerold L. Hale, dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and professor of communication at the College of Charleston, 1910 Sangren Hall, 10 a.m.
Tree dedicationIn honor of President and Mrs. Montgomery on the occasion of Arbor Day and WMU's 10th year of being recognized as a Tree Campus USA, Heritage Hall, 10 a.m. Free.
Book club discussion"The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?" series canceled.

Saturday, April 28

CommencementMiller Auditorium, times to be announced in March.
Spring semester ends
Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 30

Art exhibit"Richard de Peaux," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Master of Social Work Info SessionWMU-Grand Rapids, 2333 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, 4 to 5 p.m. Free; please RSVP.