January 2018 Events

Monday, January 22

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series"Ensuring Food Security and Clean Water for Future Generations," Dr. Andro Mondala, chemical and paper engineering, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Guest artist recitalDuo Tierra Fria, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, January 23

Employee photo sessionFor WMU faculty and staff, Walwood Hall's Heinig Emeriti Lounge, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free; no appointment required.
Study Abroad ExpoFor students in the College of Health and Human Services, explore short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs, Health and Human Services Building atrium, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. 
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Engaging Students in Research," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Book club discussion"Lit-Up: One Reporter, Three Schools, Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives" by David Denby, 3508 Knauss Hall, 4 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by Jan. 12.
Bronco men's basketball vs. ToledoUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Live performance"STOMP," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Wednesday, January 24

Board of Trustees meetingHeritage Hall, East Campus, formal session at 11 a.m. open to the public.
LectureMLK Celebration event, "The Easiest Conversation on Race," Dar Mayweather, Good Mayweather Consulting, Kalamazoo Valley Community College Student Commons Theatre, 11 a.m. Free.
Employee wellness workshopEmotional Intelligence: Enhance Emotional Literacy, 2401 Sangren Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; regiser by Jan. 19.
Evaluation Cafe"A Perspective on Reflective Practice," Kyoun Sokuzan, Soto School of Japanese Zen Buddhism, SokukoJi Buddhist Monastery, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Depression: Symptoms and Strategies, " Dr. Scott Gaynor, psychology, Lee Honors College lounge, noon. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series"Social Media Law for Teachers and Students," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesAdvanced Jazz Ensemble with Christopher Biggs, composer, 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, January 25

CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Ethics panel discussion"Where Do You Stand in Times of Trouble?", moderated by Dale Brown, graduate student in WMU's Department of Philosophy, 157 Bernhard Center, 7 p.m. Free.

Friday, January 26

SPLICEfestDalton Center Recital Hall. Free.
Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series"Care at the End of Life: What Hospice Provides," Peter Gistelinck, president and CEO of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Geography Colloquium"Thus Can [a] Man Accustom Himself to Sleep on the Edge of a Precipice," Dr. Graham Tobin, University of South Florida, 2119 Wood Hall, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Astrobiology: Extra-Terrestrial Origins of Amino Acid Homochirality," Dr. Michael Famiano, physics, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Guest artist recitalTom Rainey Trio, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 8 p.m. Free

Saturday, January 27

SPLICEfestDalton Center Recital Hall. Free.
Bronco men's basketball vs. Northern IllinoisUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Guest artist recitalKontras Quartet, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, January 28

Bronco men's tennis vs. ButlerSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 9 a.m. Free.
Bronco gymnastics vs. Bowling GreenUniversity Arena, 1 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Bronco men's tennis vs. Illinois StateSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 2:30 p.m. Free.

Monday, January 29

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series"Career Opportunities for Geology Students from a State Government Perspective," Sara Pearson, CPG, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Remediation and Redevelopment Division, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, January 30

Tu B'Shevat begins at sundown
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Book club discussion"Lit-Up: One Reporter, Three Schools, Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives" by David Denby, 3508 Knauss Hall, 4 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by Jan. 12.
Retirement receptionhonoring Dr. Pradip Bhatt, physician at Sindecuse Health Center, for 32 years of service, Gilmore House, 5 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, January 31

Employee wellness workshopEmotional Intelligence: Recognize Patterns, 2401 Sangren Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; regiser by Jan. 19.
Evaluation Cafe"Color Scripting: Adapting an Idea from Disney-Pixar for Use in Evaluation," Wendy L. Tackett, president and founder, iEval, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series"13 Reasons Why Not," Dr. Kathy Lewis-Ginebaugh, licensed psychologist and director of Campus-Wide Suicide Prevention Program, Lee Honors College lounge, noon. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Book club discussion"Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong" by Wendell Walach and Colin Allen, 2072 Moore Hall, 5 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by Jan. 24.
Bronco women's basketball vs. ToledoUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesYu-Lien The, piano, 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.