October 2018 Events

Monday, October 1

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series"Honesty—Avoiding the Misuse of Models", David Abbott Jr., AAPG Distinguished Lecturer for Ethics, AIPG Ethics Columnist and Ethics Committee Chairman Emeritus, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, October 2

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Ethics Center Book Club"Intuition," 2072 Moore Hall. Registration required. Free.

Wednesday, October 3

Lyceum Lecture"Labor and Workforce Development in Our Local Food System," Dale Anderson and Esbeydy Villegas, Lee Honors College lounge, free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Zhang Career Center job fairFocusing on jobs in marketing, food marketing and sales, Fetzer Center, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, October 4

Zhang Career Center job fairBusiness Career Day, Bernhard Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Ethics lecture series“‘68: How Far Have We Come?" Black History 101 Mobile Museum exhibit follow-up discussion facilitated by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Center, Trimpe Building, 3:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's soccer vs. Miami (Ohio) UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.
Broncos and Brews: ArtPrize EditionGrand Rapids Downtown Market, includes heavy appetizers and one drink ticket, featuring guests from the WMU Frostic School of Art, 6 to 8 p.m. Admission $10/person, after Sept. 25 $15/person. Registration required.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 7) "Almost, Maine," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, October 5

Virtual Reality Workshop"Creating 3D Objects for VR in Maya," 0135 Waldo Library, 10:30 a.m. to noon. No registration required. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Discovering and Designing Drugs with Guidance from Nature," Dr. Jim Olson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1220 Chemistry Building, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Virtual Reality Workshop"Creating 3D Objects for VR in Blender," 0135 Waldo Library, 2 to 3:30 p.m. No registration required. Free.
WMU Night of ExcellenceDistinguished Alumni Award Ceremony, Read Fieldhouse/University Arena, 16600 Ring Road South, 6 to 9 p.m., early registration $65 per person, $120 per couple, $75 per person after Sept. 28. Registration required
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 14) "Shakespeare in Love," Shaw Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 7) "Almost, Maine," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, October 6

Bronce Stampede Tailgate2018 Homecoming Stampede Village, WMU vs. Eastern Michigan University, Lot 1 between Walwood and Heritage Halls, 9 to noon. Admission $15/adult, $5/child (12 and under), game tickets sold separately. Registration required.
Bronco football vs. Eastern Michigan UniversityHomecoming and Youth Day, Waldo Stadium, noon. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco men's soccer vs. West Virginia UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, noon. Free.
Bronco men's soccer vs. West Virginia UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 4:30 p.m. Free.  
Bronco hockey vs. Lethbride CollegeLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 14) "Shakespeare in Love," Shaw Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 7) "Almost, Maine," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, October 7

University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 7) "Almost, Maine," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Symphony OrchestraNathan Le, cello soloist, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, October 8

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series"Materials Science", Dr. Nathan Jacobson, NASA Glenn, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free

Tuesday, October 9

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Ethics Center Book Club"Intuition," 2072 Moore Hall. Registration required. Free.
Bronco men's soccer vs. Oakland UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 4:30 p.m. Free.  
Finance Career NightFetzer Center, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. Bowling GreenLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Wednesday, October 10

Lyceum Lecture"China: Current and Future Food Trends," Dr. Ann Veeck and Dr. Gregory Veeck, Lee Honors College lounge, free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free

Thursday, October 11

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Jazz Masters SeriesAn Evening with Billy Hart, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m., purchase tickets.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 14) "Shakespeare in Love," Shaw Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, October 12

Entrepreneurship ForumJeremy Andrews, founder and chief excitement officer, Sprout Urban Farms, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
WMU Open HouseMake sure to take advantage of this is unique opportunity to visit our lively campus and see everything  that WMU has to offer.  You can look forward to a full day event designed to allow you to explore and experience WMU's campus at your own pace.
Virtual Reality Workshop"Advanced 3D Modeling Techniques for VR with Maya," 0135 Waldo Library, 10:30 a.m. to noon. No registration required. Free.
Virtual Reality Workshop"Advanced 3D Modeling Techniques for VR with Blender,"  0135 Waldo Library, 2 to 3:30 p.m. No registration required. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Using Data Driven Faculty Professional Development to Promote Change in Undergraduate Education", Dr. Gili Marbach– Ad, University of Maryland, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's soccer vs. Central Michigan UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.
Bronco volleyball vs. University at BuffaloUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 14) "Shakespeare in Love," Shaw Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, October 13

Bronco hockey vs. Ferris State UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco volleyball vs. University of AkronUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 14) "Shakespeare in Love," Shaw Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, October 14

Bronco women's soccer vs. Eastern Michigan UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.
University Theatre performance<p>presents (through Oct. 14) "Shakespeare in Love," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2&nbsp;p.m. Tickets: (269)&nbsp;387-6222 or online.</p>
ConcertUniversity Wind Symphony, conducted by Drs. Scott Boerma and Robert Spradling, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.
University Wind SymphonyDr. Scott Boerma, conductor, Dr. Robert Spradling, guest conductor, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, October 15

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Ethics Center Book Club"Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Having," 2072 Moor Hall. Registration required. Free.

Tuesday, October 16

Discovery Acceleration WorkshopsFor WMU faculty and research staff, "National Institutes of Health - R15 Grants and Beyond," 1040 Fetzer Center, noon to 2 p.m.  Registration required. Lunch provided. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Bronco men's soccer vs. Xavier UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, October 17

Fall recessNo classes.
PerformanceThe Choir of Man, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Thursday, October 18

Fall recessNo classes.

Friday, October 19

Fall recessNo classes.
Symposium: Michigan's Opioid Prevention ResponseUniversity, public and private partnership, the Michigan Practice-Based Research Network, hosts its annual symposium at the WMU-Grand Rapids, Downtown location.

Saturday, October 20

Performance"The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation-Live," Miller Auditorium, 2 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco hockey vs. University of MichiganLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Sunday, October 21

Performance"Lonesome Traveler: The Concert, The Roots of American Folk Music featuring Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary," Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, October 22

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Graduate and Professional School FairBernhard Center East Ballroom, 3 to 6 p.m.
Ethics Center Book Club"Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Having," 2072 Moor Hall. Registration required. Free.

Tuesday, October 23

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
WMU 101 in Detroit, MIJoin WMU representatives in Detroit to learn what WMU has to offer academically and socially; learn more about the admissions process, scholarships and financial aid. Northwest Activities Center, Registration required. Free.

Wednesday, October 24

WMU Benefits and Wellness ExpoFor WMU faculty and staff, Bernhard Center, time TBA. Free.
Lyceum Lecture"Food Access: Serving Communities in Need", Patrick Mixis, Jennifer Johnson, and Julia Primavera Kuntz, Lee Honors College lounge, free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series"Road Salt - Ethics", Dr. Carla Koretsky, WMU Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Ethics lecture series"Invisible Salt and Urban Dead Seas: Who Is Responsible?” Carla Koretsky, WMU Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 4 p.m. Free.

Thursday, October 25

Van Riper Lectures"SLP Practice in the Schools: Contextualizing Interventions and Implementing Policies," Teresa Ukrainetz, Ph.D., Utah State University, Fetzer Center, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration required.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Bronco women's soccer vs. Northern Illinois UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 3 p.m. Free.
Bronco football vs. University of ToledoHall of Fame Weekend, Waldo Stadium, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Friday, October 26

Colloquium"2018 Barbara A. Rider Colloquium," lectures and sessions with leading OT educators and practitioners, College of Health and Human Services, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $75 for clinicians, $50 for educators, $15 for students.
Virtual Reality Workshop"Creating Texture for VR with Substance Painter," 0135 Waldo Library, 10:30 a.m. to noon. No registration required. Free.
Virtual Reality Workshop"Intro to VR," 0135 Waldo Library, 2 to 3:30 p.m. No registration required. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Navigating the Tangled Bank: Environmental Impacts on Ecological Networks," Dr. Tim Wootton, University of Chicago, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Nov. 4) "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Van Riper Lectures"SLP Practice in the Schools: Contextualizing Interventions and Implementing Policies," Jaumeiko Coleman, Ph.D. ASHA, School Services Director, Fetzer Center, 8:30 a.m. to noon Registration required.

Saturday, October 27

WMU Open HouseMake sure to take advantage of this is unique opportunity to visit our lively campus and see everything  that WMU has to offer.  You can look forward to a full day event designed to allow you to explore and experience WMU's campus at your own pace.
Bronco men's soccer vs. Northern Illinois UniversityWMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Nov. 4) "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, October 28

University Theatre performancepresents (through Nov. 4) "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, October 29

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series"Pre-Cambrian Carbon Cycle", Dr. Juha Karhu, professor, University of Helsinki, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m.
Ethics Center Book Club"Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Having," 2072 Moor Hall. Registration required. Free.

Tuesday, October 30

CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Ethics Center Book Club"In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power," Water Street Coffee Joint, 3037 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo. Registration required. Free.
Truth“Race And Education In America,” Nikole Hannah-Jones, author and investigative journalist, Miller Auditorium, 6 p.m. Registration required. Free.

Wednesday, October 31

Halloween
Faculty Abroad"A Fulbright Experience Abroad," Dr. Jim Butterfield, political science, 3120 Sangren Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture"Food Entrepreneurship in Our Community", Lucy Dilley and Hether Frayer, Lee Honors College lounge, free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Bronco volleyball vs. Northern Illinois UniversityUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.