April 2015 Events

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Wednesday, April 1

Lyceum Lecture Series - "Why Are U.S. Firms Becoming More Socially Responsible and Sustainable?," Dr. Sime Curkovic, management, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Bullock Performance Institute - Mivos Quartet, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, April 2

Evaluation Cafe - "Visualizing Data with Text Analysis Tools," Kate Langan, University Libraries, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Ethics Lecture Series - screening of the film "The Insider," 1028 Brown Hall, 5 p.m. Free.
Lecture and webinar - "Evocative & Provocative Projects for a Contemporary Comprehensive Curriculum," Dr. Olivia Gude, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.
Raise Your Voice Series - "Stop Telling Women to Smile," Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, 1004 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 p.m. Free.
Healing Arts Speaker Series - "A Discussion About Caregiving," Arthur Kleinman, Harvard Medical School, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Clean Energy Economic Opportunities and Employment Prospects," Dave Hurst, NextEnergy, Lee Honors College Lounge, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - Collegium Musicum, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Frostic Reading Series - Scott Blackwood, Southern Illinois University, The Little Theatre, 8 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 3

Good Friday
Passover begins at sundown
Lunch and learn - Disability Services for Students video and student panel on learning disabilities, 1284 Health and Human Services Building, lunch at 11:45 a.m., video begins at noon. Free; RSVPs required.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Akron - Sorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "Types of Financial Development for Poverty Alleviation," James A. Squires, applied economics, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - Dr. Richard VanEnk, Bronson Hospital, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Guest artist recital - Shachar Israel, trombone, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.
New Sounds Festival - Student composers I
, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Saturday, April 4

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Kalamazoo Peace Center - <p>Hullabazoo, a daylong celebration of doing-it-yourself, featuring workshops, music and local artisans selling goods, Wesley Foundation, 2 to 10&nbsp;p.m. Free.</p>
Concert - University Percussion Ensemble, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, April 5

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Easter Sunday
Vigil - Kalamazoo Peace Center vigil for peace, Federal Building, downtown Kalamazoo, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Buffalo - Sorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 6

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Department of Economics Seminar Series - "The Stabilization Potency of Financial Policy Instruments in Ethiopia," Nardos M. Beyene, Ph.D. student in applied economics, 1115 Dunbar Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Burnham-Macmillan Speaker Series - "A Place at the Table: Women and Decolonization, A Story As Yet Untold," Dr. Philippa Levine, University of Texas, 2500 Knauss Hall, 5 p.m., reception to follow. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.
New Sounds Festival - Student composers II, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free
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Tuesday, April 7

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Workshop - Kalamazoo Peace Center prisoner letter writing workshop, Wesley Foundation lounge, 4 to 8 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series - "Inside the Tobacco Industry," Jeffrey Wigand, founder of Smoke-Free Kids, Kirsch Auditorium, Fetzer Center, 7 p.m. Free.
Concert - Gold Company II
, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 8

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "Group Facilitation: Tools, Skills and Techniques," Claire Bode, Michigan State University Extension, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series - "Energy Policies: Cap and Trade, Carbon Taxes," Dr. Chris Moser, economics, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Sichel Lecture Series - "Cleansing Effects From the Great Recession," Dr. Till von Wachter, University of California, 2028 Brown Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Sichel Lecture Series - "Cleansing Effects from the Great Recession," Dr. Till von Wachter, University of California at Los Angeles, 2028 Brown Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 9

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Discussion - of key themes from the book "This Changes Everything" by Naomi Klein, facilitated by WMU faculty and students, Kalamazoo Public Library's Van Deusen Room, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Free.
Meal and discussion - Kalamazoo Peace Center FeminisTea Party, Wesley Foundation Cafe, 7 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - University Jazz Lab Band, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 10

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Entrepreneurship Forum - Christy Malone, Smart Bottoms, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Student art exhibit - Graphic Design BFA senior exhibitions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Lunch and learn - Disability Services for Students video and student panel on hearing impairments, 6623 Everett Tower, lunch at 11:45 a.m., video begins at noon. Free; RSVPs required.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "Evidence From a Randomized Evaluation of the Impact of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers Given to Mothers or Fathers," Dr. Richard Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "The Curious Road from Poxvirus Tropism to Oncolytic Virotherapy," Dr. Grant McFadden, University of Florida, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium - "Face to Face With Linear Algebra," Steven Crow, mathematics graduate student, 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "Elijah," Miller Auditorium, prelude 7 p.m., performance 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - "Elijah," Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra with University Grand Chorus, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Saturday, April 11

31st annual Peace Week - Kalamazoo Peace Center, numerous events throughout the week.
Passover ends
University Theatre - presents (through April 12) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Faculty recital - Rhea Olivacce, soprano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, April 12

University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Concert - University Concert Band, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (final show) "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," Cityscape Events, downtown Kalamazoo, 5 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, April 13

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.
Raise Your Voice Series - rescheduled from Feb. 3, "Responding to Gendered Violence in Society, Law and on College Campuses: From 1991 to Today," Anita Hill, Chenery Auditorium, 714 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 14

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 15

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe - "Brainstorming Session: Funding Opportunities for the Joint Committee," Dr. Daniela Schroeter, WMU Evaluation Center, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.

Thursday, April 16

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series - Janelle DeWitt, philosophy, Brown and Gold Room, Bernhard Center, 4 p.m. Free.
Concert - 47th annual
 Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music, University Symphonic Band, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, April 17

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Rachel Stickney, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Adriana Perez-Zarco, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "The Ambiguity of Economic Development and Growth: Observing Your Space and Recording the Facts," Dr. Teshome Abebe, Eastern Illinois University, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "Metabolic Diversification: A View from the Tip of a Tomato Hair," Dr. Robert Last, Michigan State University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium - "Chess Math: Queens on a Torus and Other Chess-based Problems," Sean English, mathematics graduate student, 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Performance - "MythBusters Jamie & Adam Unleashed!," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, April 18

Broncos women's tennis vs. Toledo - Sorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Emerging Hope Family Strengthening Program Mental Health Forum - part of the 2015 MLK Celebration, keynote by Rev. Joan Cornelsion, Hope Network Leadership Center, educational workshops to follow, VanDeusen Room, Kalamazoo Public Library, 1 to 4 p.m. Free.
University Theatre - presents (through April 19) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, April 19

University Theatre - presents (final show) "Man of La Mancha," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Choral showcase - 
University Chorale, Cantus Femina and Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m.
 Free.

Monday, April 20

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Breisach Faculty Research Colloquium - Photography as a Field Method for Environmental History," Dr. Lynne Heasley, history, 2302 Friedmann Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m. Free.
Concert - Music Therapy Clinic concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7 p.m. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 21

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 22

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Board of Trustees meeting - Time and location to be announced.
Evaluation Cafe - "Evaluation of the Federal Railroad Administration's Confidential Close Call Reporting System," Dr. Jonathan Morell, Fulcrum Corporation; Melinda Davey, Organizational Solutions Group and Jacobs Advanced Consulting; and Dr. Joyce Ranney, Volpe Center, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.

Thursday, April 23

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, April 24

Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Kathryn Kick, painting, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Katie Zaharion, sculpture, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "Regulatory Function of Th17 Cells in Autolmmunity and Tissue Regeneration," Dr. Bhagirath Singh, University of Western Ontario, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium - screening of "The Story of Math, Episode 3: The Frontiers of Space," 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "Michael Cavanaugh in Concert: The Songs of Elton John and More," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Sunday, April 26

Concert - 56th annual
 Concerto Concert, University Symphony Orchestra, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, April 27

Final examination week through May 1
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Meeting - Kalamazoo Peace Center Collective meeting, Wesley Foundation upper room, 7 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, April 28

Final examination week through May 1
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, April 29

Final examination week through May 1
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 30

Final examination week through May 1
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Sara Rio, ceramics, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Emily Rogers, print media, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.