April 2018 Events

Sunday, April 1

Easter Sunday
Bronco baseball vs. Kent State UniversityBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's tennis vs. Eastern MichiganSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 2

African American and African Studies Open HouseLearn about the reinstated major and minor in African American and African studies, 1115 Moore Hall and adjacent lobby, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Ethics panel discussion"Educational Equity: From the 'Kalamazoo Case' to the 'Kalamazoo Promise' and Beyond," moderated by Kathy Purnell, political science and Ashley Atkins, philosophy, 204 Bernhard Center, 6 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 3

Employee photo sessionFor WMU faculty and staff, 2150 Schneider Hall, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. Free; no appointment required.
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "International Research: Opportunities and Challenges," 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. 

Wednesday, April 4

Lyceum Lecture Series"Healthy Relationships," Dr. Gary H. Bischof, dean of Lee Honors College, and Dr. Jou-Chen Chen, family and consumer sciences, 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.
Research Briefs in Global Studies Series"Interviews in Fieldwork," Chien-Juh Gu, sociology; Greg Veeck, geography, 3025 Brown Hall, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesClocks in Motion, 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, April 5

CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
ConcertUniversity Jazz Lab Band, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 6

Aviation Outlook DayWMU College of Aviation hangar, Battle Creek campus, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.
The Eclectic Hour lecture series"Cuba: Culture and Society," Dr. Kristina Wirtz, Spanish, The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Registration $30 for the series; limited capacity.
Book club discussion"The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?" by Oxford University professors Carl B. Frey and Michael A. Osborne, Water Street Coffee Joint, 315 E. Water St., Kalamazoo, 5:30 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by March 30.
University Theatre(through April 15) "Jesus Christ Superstar," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
ConcertUniversity Percussion Ensemble, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Saturday, April 7

Passover ends
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco men's tennis vs. Ball StateSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 2 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through April 15) "Jesus Christ Superstar," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, April 8

Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
University Theatre(through April 15) "Jesus Christ Superstar," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Student recitalStudent Composers IV, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 9

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

Tuesday, April 10

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Alumni recitalBenje Daneman Group, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Wednesday, April 11

Information sessionOn WMU employee tuition remission program, 205 Bernhard Center, noon. Free; refreshments will be served.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Grit, Resiliency and Self-Care," Brian Fuller, interim director, WMU Counseling Services, 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.
Bronco baseball vs. Goshen (Indiana) CollegeBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 3 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Environmental Justice," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
America Divided Film Festival"A House Divided," Bernhard Center North Ballroom, doors open at 6:30 p.m., film and post-engagement facilitated discussion from 7 to 9 p.m. Free; refreshments provided.
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesSpektral Quartet and Mark DeChiazza, 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, April 12

Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
ConcertUniversity Concert Band, Portage Central High School, 7 p.m. Free.
Humanities/ethics lectureThe Promise of Education, "Inequality, Citizenship, and the Promise of Education," Danielle Allen, author of "Education and Equity," 2452 Knauss Hall, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.
ConcertGold Company II, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through April 15) "Jesus Christ Superstar," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, April 13

Bronco baseball vs. Bowling GreenBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 3 p.m. Free.
Book club discussion"The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?" by Oxford University professors Carl B. Frey and Michael A. Osborne, Water Street Coffee Joint, 315 E. Water St., Kalamazoo, 5:30 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by March 30.
University Theatre(through April 15) "Jesus Christ Superstar," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, April 14

Bronco baseball vs. Bowling GreenBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 1 p.m. Free.
Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," through April 15, Miller Auditorium, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
University Theatre(through April 15) "Jesus Christ Superstar," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Choral ShowcaseUniversity Chorale, Cantus Femina, Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, April 15

Broadway musicalDisney's "The Lion King," final shows, Miller Auditorium, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco baseball vs. Bowling GreenBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 1 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(final show) "Jesus Christ Superstar," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, April 16

Retirement receptionHonoring Leisa Perry, administrative assistant in the College of Aviation, Fetzer Center atrium, 4 to 6 p.m.
Music Therapy Clinic ConcertDalton Center Recital Hall, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 17

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.
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Beyond Grants: How Intellectual Property,  Technology Transfer and Research Contracts Can Help Advance Your Research," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
Bronco baseball vs. Oakland UniversityBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 3 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 18

Education Career FairBernhard Center Ballrooms, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Stories of Recovery and Resilience: A Student Panel," Lee Honors College lounge, noon. Free.
Bronco baseball vs. Michigan StateBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 3 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 19

Concert50th annual Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music, Michael Markowski, guest composer, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 20

The Eclectic Hour lecture series"Nomadic Forms: Sculpture Inspired from the Tibetan Plateau," Patrick Wilson, art, The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Registration $30 for the series; limited capacity.
Bronco women's tennis vs. MiamiSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco baseball vs. Central MichiganBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 3 p.m. Free.
Book club discussion"The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?" by Oxford University professors Carl B. Frey and Michael A. Osborne, Water Street Coffee Joint, 315 E. Water St., Kalamazoo, 5:30 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by March 30.

Saturday, April 21

Bronco baseball vs. Central MichiganBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 1 p.m. Free.

Sunday, April 22

Bronco baseball vs. Central MichiganBobb Stadium at Hyames Field, 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's tennis vs. Bowling GreenSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Concert59th annual Concerto Concert, University Symphony Orchestra, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 23

Final examination weekthrough April 26

Tuesday, April 24

Final examination weekthrough April 26

Wednesday, April 25

Final examination weekthrough April 26

Thursday, April 26

Final examination weekthrough April 26

Friday, April 27

Book club discussion"The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?" by Oxford University professors Carl B. Frey and Michael A. Osborne, Water Street Coffee Joint, 315 E. Water St., Kalamazoo, 5:30 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by March 30.

Saturday, April 28

CommencementMiller Auditorium, times to be announced in March.
Spring semester ends