October 2017 Events

Sunday, October 1

Monarch March 5K5K run or walk and 1K kids fun run for ages 8-14, Mayors Riverfront Park, 1K begins at 10:30 a.m., 5K begins at 11 a.m. Fees vary; register online.
Bronco women's soccer vs. ToledoWMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, October 2

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, October 3

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
WMU Connect at LunchEnjoy lunch while you network with fellow business professionals, Fetzer Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration $20; required by Oct. 1.
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Finding Funding to Support Your Research and Creative Activities," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Discussion"An Update on the Flint Water Crisis," Noah Hall, J.D., Wayne State University, Fetzer Center Putney Auditorium, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free; reception to follow.

Wednesday, October 4

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Local Global MarketArea farmers bring fresh fruits and produce to campus for purchase, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission.
Lyceum Lecture Series"LGBTQ+ Representation in Children's Literature," Dr. Jill Hermann-Wilmarth, teaching, learning and educational studies, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
PSSO meetingDiscussion led by Dr. Sue Stapleton, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, 157-158 Bernhard Center, noon. Free; open to all.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Bronco men's soccer vs. Michigan State UniversityMidwest United Youth Day, WMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 4:30 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Imagining Inclusion," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesCapitol Quartet, 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, October 5

Sukkot begins at sundown
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free; women only.
Bronco women's soccer vs. Ball StateWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.
ReceptionMarking the 40th anniversary of WMUK's "Alma Latina," WMUK's Takeda Performance Studio, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Free.
Jazz Masters SeriesMOSS vocal ensemble with Western Jazz Quartet, University Jazz Orchestra, Gold Company and Advanced Jazz Ensemble, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, October 6

Fall ConvocationMorning of academic activities followed by an 11 a.m. awards ceremony and the president's State of the University address, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Eclectic Hour lecture series"Rocks and Minerals Are a Valuable Economic Resource in Michigan," The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Free.
International Ladies Sports ClubBond with women from all over the world through sports, WMU Student Recreation Center, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Epigenetic Silencing of Plant MYC Target Genes Through Groucho/TLE Family Corepressors," Dr. Karsten Melcher, Van Andel Institute, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.
Graphic Design Art Hop ShowOpening night, showing 50 West Michigan designs from the larger archives, Zhang Legacy Center, 1650 Oakland Dr., 5 to 8 p.m. Free admission.
Bronco hockey vs. Ferris State UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre(through Oct. 15) "The Witches of Eastwick," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertDigital Music Ensemble performs works of Pauline Oliveros, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Saturday, October 7

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
China FestivalFestival to celebrate Chinese language and culture, WMU Student Recreation Center, noon to 5 p.m. Free. 
Bronco men's soccer vs. University of AkronBig Bronco Tailgate, WMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 1 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Oct. 8) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre(through Oct. 15) "The Witches of Eastwick," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, October 8

University Theatre(final show) "Waiting to be Invited," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertUniversity Symphony Orchestra, featuring violinist Qing Yu Chen, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, October 9

Homecoming weekVarious events planned on campus, full schedule TBA. Admission fees vary.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series"Identifying Organic Carbon Transformations in Permafrost and Hydrothermal Environments," 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Guest artist recitalBrad Edwards, trombone, Arizona State University, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, October 10

Homecoming weekVarious events planned on campus, full schedule TBA. Admission fees vary.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity SeriesBeing Seen: Discussion of Janet Mock's "Surpassing Certainty," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; lunch and books provided to limited number of registered participants.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Marketing, Food/Sales Marketing Career NightNetworking evening for students pursuing internships and entry-level positions in marketing, Fetzer Center, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. Bowling GreenLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.7
ConcertUniversity Jazz Lab Band, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, October 11

Homecoming weekVarious events planned on campus, full schedule TBA. Admission fees vary.
Michigan Autism ConferenceRadisson Plaza Hotel, 100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo. Fees vary; registration required.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Local Global MarketArea farmers bring fresh fruits and produce to campus for purchase, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission.
Lyceum Lecture Series"National Coming Out Day. Trans and Immigrant Rights in the Fight for Liberation," Jennicet Gutéirrez, founding member of La Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Ethics book club"Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism" by John Hoberm, Central City Tap House, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesJames Wilson, cello, 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, October 12

Homecoming weekVarious events planned on campus, full schedule TBA. Admission fees vary.
Michigan Autism ConferenceRadisson Plaza Hotel, 100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo. Fees vary; registration required.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute trip"Wine and Chocolate: Oh My," wine and chocolate tour, depart from D&W parking lot, 525 Romence Road, Portage. Registration required by Sept. 12: members $108, non-members $123.
Van Riper Lecture Series"Social Communication and Pragmatic Language: A Developmental Perspective from Infancy through Adolescence," Dr. Carol Westby, Fetzer Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration required by Oct. 6; costs vary.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Business Career DayPublic career fair, Bernhard Center's East Ballroom, noon to 4 p.m. Free; no pre-registration required.
CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free; women only.
Undergraduates Discover Discovery research workshopFor undergraduate WMU students, "Getting Started with Discovery: Research and Creative Activities at WMU," Bernhard Center Brown and Gold Room, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Free.
WMU Cooley Law School open house157-158 Bernhard Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series"Immigrant to Neighbor: Journeying through Hope and Fear," panel, Bernhard Center Brown and Gold Room, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.
Student recitalStudent composers I, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Oct. 15) "The Witches of Eastwick," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, October 13

Family WeekendFor WMU students and their families, various events planned on campus and in the Kalamazoo community, full schedule online. Admission fees vary.
Homecoming weekVarious events planned on campus, full schedule TBA. Admission fees vary.
Michigan Autism ConferenceRadisson Plaza Hotel, 100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo. Fees vary; registration required.
Van Riper Lecture Series"Social Communication and Pragmatic Language: A Developmental Perspective from Infancy through Adolescence," Dr. Carol Westby, Fetzer Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration required by Oct. 6; costs vary.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
RefWorks "Flow"For WMU graduate students, "The Right Tool at the Right Time," Miranda Jade Lee, doctoral candidate in evaluation, Walwood Hall's first-floor Graduate Student Commons, East Campus, 10 a.m. Free; registration required.
Custer Office Environment Lecture Series"Inputs and Outputs: The mind of an Engineer in the Entrepreneurial World," Jon Good, co-founder, Green Door Distilling Co., D-132 Floyd Hall, Parkview Campus, 2 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"The Importance of Leaf Cuticles in Determining Stomatal Conductance," Dr. David Hanson, University of New Mexico , 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.3
Bronco women's soccer vs. OhioWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.
Distinguished Alumni Awards ReceptionBernhard Center's East Ballroom, doors open at 6:30 p.m., program at 7:15 p.m. Tickets $45 to $55 at mywmu.com.
Bronco hockey vs. Clarkson UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Oct. 15) "The Witches of Eastwick," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, October 14

Family WeekendFor WMU students and their families, various events planned on campus and in the Kalamazoo community, full schedule online. Admission fees vary.
Homecoming weekVarious events planned on campus, full schedule TBA. Admission fees vary.
Parade of FlagsHomecoming tradition that displays the international diversity of WMU, Waldo Stadium, preceding the 3:30 p.m. football game. Free with game admission; register to volunteer at intl-activities@wmich.edu.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Hispanic Heritage Month alumni gatheringTailgate tent next to the Health and Human Services Building, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco football vs. AkronHomecoming and Family Weekend, Waldo Stadium, 3:30 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco hockey vs. Clarkson UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Oct. 15) "The Witches of Eastwick," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Guest artist recitalPRISM, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, October 15

Family WeekendFor WMU students and their families, various events planned on campus and in the Kalamazoo community, full schedule online. Admission fees vary.
Bronco women's soccer vs. Kent StateSenior Day, WMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.Bronco women's soccer vs.
University Theatre(final show) "The Witches of Eastwick," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertUniversity Symphonic Band, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, October 16

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
ConcertUniversity Concert Band, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, October 17

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "First Steps: Reading and Interpreting Requests for Proposals (RFP) and How and Why to Contact the Program Officer," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Bronco men's soccer vs. University of Wisconsin-Green BayWMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 4 p.m. Free.
Ethics book club"The Left Hand of Darkness" by Ursula LeGuin, Central City Tap House, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.

Wednesday, October 18

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Local Global MarketArea farmers bring fresh fruits and produce to campus for purchase, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Master of Arts in science education webinarLearn about WMU's online master's degree in science education with Dr. Bill Cobern, professor of biological sciences and science education. Free; participants will receive a link the day of the presentation.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality," Robyn Ochs, educator, grassroots activist and editor of Bi Women Quarterly, 1920 Sangren Hall, 7 p.m. Free.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesAmy Porter, flute, 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, October 19

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free; women only.
Guest artist recitalWisconsin Brass Quintet, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5 p.m. Free.
Humanities and ethics lectureThe Promise of Education, "The Kindling of a Flame: Analogies to Light the Way for Technology in Education," Dr. Kentaro Toyama, University of Michigan, 2452 Knauss Hall, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.

Friday, October 20

Entrepreneurship ForumNoel Corwin, Gorilla Gourmet, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Michigan Association of Broadcasters Job and Networking FairPublic job fair, Brown Hall's first-floor lobby, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
Eclectic Hour lecture series"Childhood Obesity: A Generation at Risk," The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Editing the Plant Genome," Dr. Daniel Voytas, University of Minnesota, 1710 Wood Hall, 3 p.m. Free.
Geography Colloquium"An Integration of Big Data and Census Data for Spatial Analysis," Dr. Shuming Bao, Spatial Data Center and China Data Center, University of Michigan, 2119 Wood Hall, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Bronco volleyball vs. Kent State UniversityUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX. Televised on ESPN 3.
Broadway musical"Kinky Boots," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Guest artist recitalOakland Guitar Ensemble, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free

Saturday, October 21

Admissions Open HouseBernhard Center Ballroom, check-in begins at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. program. Free.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Broadway musical"Kinky Boots," Miller Auditorium, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco hockey vs. Michigan State UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco volleyball vs. Ohio UniversityUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX. Televised on ESPN 3.

Sunday, October 22

Broadway musical"Kinky Boots," Miller Auditorium, 1 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Choral ShowcaseFeaturing University Chorale, Cantus Femina, Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, October 23

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Graduate and Professional School FairExplore options for advanced studies in Michigan and throughout the United States, Bernhard Center East Ballroom, 3 to 6 p.m. Free.
Graduate and Professional School FairHighlighting advanced study options at more than 80 graduate and professional schools, Bernhard Center's East Ballroom, 3 to 6 p.m. Free.
Master of Arts in science education webinarLearn about WMU's online master's degree in science education with Dr. Bill Cobern, professor of biological sciences and science education. Free; participants will receive a link the day of the presentation.

Tuesday, October 24

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Ethics book club"The Left Hand of Darkness" by Ursula LeGuin, Central City Tap House, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.
Alumni recitalEma Katrovas, soprano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, October 25

Local Global MarketArea farmers bring fresh fruits and produce to campus for purchase, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Intersectional Coalition Building," Romeo Jackson, University of Utah, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Sichel Lecture Series"Income Inequality, Progressive Taxation and Tax Expenditures," Dr. James Hines Jr., University of Michigan, 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series"Restorative Justice, Zero Tolerance," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesØystein Baadsvik, tuba, 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.
Master of Arts in science education webinarLearn about WMU's online master's degree in science education with Dr. Bill Cobern, professor of biological sciences and science education. Free; participants will receive a link the day of the presentation.

Thursday, October 26

CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free; women only.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Disability at the Intersections," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Frostic Reading SeriesDanielle Evans, short-story author, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 7 p.m. Free.

Friday, October 27

Engineering Graduate School Preview DayLearn about funding opportunities, academic support, professional development and more, Floyd Hall, Parkview Campus, noon to 4 p.m. Free.
International Ladies Sports ClubBond with women from all over the world through sports, WMU Student Recreation Center, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Staying in Shape with Planarian Regeneration," Dr. Wendy Beane, WMU biological sciences, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Nov. 5) "The Crucible," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, October 28

Bronco men's soccer vs. Southern IllinoisWMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco volleyball vs. Bowling GreenUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Nov. 5) "The Crucible," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, October 29

Guest artist recitalJosh Nelson, jazz piano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free

Monday, October 30

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, October 31

Halloween
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Stories from the Trenches: Building a Successful Research Career at WMU," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.