October 2018 Events

Saturday, October 20

PerformanceCanceled "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.
Colloquium"Modeling the X-ray Emissions from Accreting Black Holes",  Javier Garcia, Ph.D., 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free. Light refreshments starting at 3:30 p.m., 2202 Everett Tower.
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
Ladies Sports ClubExercise with women from around the world, Student Recreation Center, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., meet at 2:25 p.m. at the SRC help desk. 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's East Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 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
Real Talk Diversity Series"Seeking Access, Togetherness and Meaning," campus community members discuss their experiences with migrant farm work, family and college access, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free.
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series"Road Salt - Ethics", Dr. Carla Koretsky, WMU Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 105-107 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, 105-107 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.
Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies Open HouseCelebrate the newly renovated offices for the Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies, 1071 Moore Hall, noon to 2 p.m. 
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.
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series"Materials Science", Dr. Nathan Jacobson, NASA Glenn, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Informational sessionFor the freshwater sciences and sustainability bachelor's degree, Room 111 in the NMC Great Lakes Campus, 715 East Front St., Traverse City, Michigan, 5 p.m. Free.
RaceTalk Panel208-209 Bernhard Center, 6 to 8 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.
Frostic Reading SeriesCharles Busch, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 7 to 10 p.m. Free

Friday, October 26

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"What You Didn't Know About the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor's Office," Jeff Getting, prosecutor, Kalamazoo County Government, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
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.
Gallery Exhibit"Decades of Desire," an exhibit of wedding garments from The Fashion Merchandising and Design Programs Historic Clothing Collection, 2002 North Kohrman Hall Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Open Textbook Workshop"WMU Open Textbook Workshop for Faculty," David Ernst, University of Minnesota Open Textbook Initiative, 1060 Fezter Center, 10 a.m. to noon. Registration required. Lunch provided. Free.
Open Textbook Workshop"WMU Open Textbook Workshop for Staff," Meg Brown-Sica, Colorado State University, 1060 Fezter Center, 1 to 2:30. Registration required. Lunch provided starting at noon. 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.
Gallery Exhibit"Decades of Desire," an exhibit of wedding garments from The Fashion Merchandising and Design Programs Historic Clothing Collection, 2002 North Kohrman Hall Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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

Gallery Exhibit"Decades of Desire," an exhibit of wedding garments from The Fashion Merchandising and Design Programs Historic Clothing Collection, 2002 North Kohrman Hall Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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.
Chorale ensembles performanceAnnual fall showcase, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free. Performance features the University Chorale and Collegiate Singers, conducted by Dr. Kimberly Dunn Adams, and Cantus Femina, conducted by Dr. Dee Gauthier.

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 Book Club"In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S Global Power," Dr. William Santiago-Valles, associate professor emeritus of Africana studies, Water Street Coffee Joint, 3037 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo, 4 p.m. Free; registration required.
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 in Vietnam," 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.