November 2017 Events

Friday, November 17

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"Generational Differences at Work," Kevin Brozovich and Jacob Bradley, HRM Innovations, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Public presentationDr. Satish Deshpande, candidate for the position of dean of the Haworth College of Business, Fetzer Center's Putney Lecture Hall, 10 a.m.
Eclectic Hour lecture series"School Reform Isn't Complicated, It's Complex," The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Free.
Cooking demonstration and tastingFor WMU faculty and staff members, "Autumn's Abundance," led by Gretchen Kauth, 3302 Kohrman Hall, 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. Free.
Geography ColloquiumPart of International Education Week 2017, "Dams Large and Small: Ecosystem Impacts on the World's Tropical River Systems," Dr. Stephen K. Hamilton, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 2119 Wood Hall, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar SeriesBach Distinguished Visiting Lecture, "Integrating Oncolytic Viruses into Immune-Based Cancer Treatment Paradigms," Dr. Stephen Russell, Mayo Clinic, 1260 Chemistry Building, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Packet pickup and late registrationFor Turkey Trot 5K, Student Recreation Center Indoor Tennis Courts, 4 to 6 p.m. Registration $30.
PerformancePart of International Education Week 2017, Orchestra Rouh, hosted by the Arabic program and the Refugee Outreach Collective, 2452 Knauss Hall, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free. 
China NightPart of International Education Week 2017, hosted by the Chinese Association of Students and Scholars, Wesley Foundation, 6 to 8 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. OmahaLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Nov. 19) "The Game's Afoot," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Big Band Swing Tribute concertDalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.
Concert"Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel," featuring Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers, Miller Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets $35 to $45: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, November 18

Turkey Trot 5KRunners and walkers welcome, starts at Student Recreation Center, 8:30 a.m. Late registration and packet pickup 7 to 8 a.m. Pre-registration $22; $30 day of event.
Memorial serviceFor Dr. James E. Riley, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics, Kanley Chapel, 2 p.m. Reception to follow.
Dominican NightPart of International Education Week 2017, hosted by the Dominican Student Association, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 5 to 8 p.m. Free; food provided.
Bronco hockey vs. OmahaLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Nov. 19) "The Game's Afoot," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Comedy showTrevor Noah, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Sunday, November 19

NCAA men's soccer tournament round 2Broncos vs. Albany, WMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, 1 p.m. Tickets $10 and $5 for youth: wmubroncos.com/tickets.
University Theatre(final show) "The Game's Afoot," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertUniversity Symphonic Band and University Concert Band, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.
East Asian Pacific FestivalPart of International Education Week 2017, hosted by the Malaysian Student Association, Student Recreation Center, 6 to 9 p.m. Free. 

Monday, November 20

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series"UAV (Drone) Applications in the Environmental Sciences," Dr. Richard Becker, University of Toledo, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Retirement receptionFor Rebecca Solomon, Haenicke Institute for Global Education, Fetzer Center lobby, 4 to 6 p.m. Refreshments provided.
ConcertWestern Horn Choir, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free

Tuesday, November 21

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Guest artist recitalParallax, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free

Wednesday, November 22

Thanksgiving recess begins at noonNo classes after noon. WMU offices open normal hours.

Thursday, November 23

U.S. Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving recessNo classes. Many WMU offices closed.

Friday, November 24

Thanksgiving recessNo classes. Many WMU offices closed.
Bronco hockey vs. Colgate UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, November 25

Bronco men's basketball vs. Northwood UniversityUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco hockey vs. Colgate UniversityLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Concert"Canadian Brass Christmas," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, November 27

Fall semester classes resume at 8 a.m.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series"A New Regional-Scale- and Chrono-Stratigraphic Framework for the Silurian (Wenlockian) Niagara-Lower Salina of the Michigan Basin," Matt Rine, dissertation proposal, Department of Geosciences, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Physics Colloquium"Why is the Night Sky Dark? (Or Is It?)," Dr. Kirk Korista, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m., Free; light refreshments starting at 3:30 p.m. in 2202 Everett Tower.

Tuesday, November 28

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor CELCIS lobby, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
25 Year Club induction galaInvitation only, Bernhard Center, 5:30 p.m. Reservations due Friday, Nov. 10.

Wednesday, November 29

Lyceum Lecture Series"Resisting Reconciliation: Queer Muslim Identity in America," Mariam Mustafa, graduate student, comparative religion, 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.
Kercher Symposium Series ethics talk"Wrongfully Convicted," Julie Baumer, Lee Honor's College Lounge, 3 to 5 p.m. Free.
Ethics book club"The Harm in Hate Speech" by Jeremy Waldron, location TBD, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.
Dalton Live and Interactive Series"The Music of Scott Cowan," 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.
Interactive live show"Brain Candy Live," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Thursday, November 30

Native American Heritage Month displays at library(final day) Three displays highlighting beadwork, paintings and artifacts, Waldo Library, first floor near Classroom A, second floor at Stairwell 3, third floor near rotunda, during library hours. 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.
Informational sessionMeet with occupational therapy program faculty and learn more about the M.S. program, WMU-Grand Rapids, 200 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; RSVPs requested.
Bronco women's basketball vs. Olivet CollegeUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Dec. 2) "Next Stop, Broadway," starring Stephen Wallem, Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.