September 2015 Events

Friday, September 4

Art exhibit"Creative Forces in Nature's Harmony," WMU Center for Disability Services, College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery, 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center West Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Bronco football vs. Michigan StateWaldo Stadium, 7 p.m.

Monday, September 7

U.S. Labor DayNo classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Tuesday, September 8

Fall semester classes begin at 8 a.m.
One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center West Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 9

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center West Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Welcome-back mixerSindecuse Health Center staff welcomes students, faculty and staff back to campus with refreshments, games and prizes, Campus Flagpoles, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.

Thursday, September 10

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center West Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
SocialGlobal and International Studies Program Fall Kick-Off, for current and new global studies majors and minors, Moore Hall second floor, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 11

Entrepreneurship ForumJeb Gast, president of Fido Motors, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center West Ballroom, 9 a.m. to noon. Free.
Bronco BashAnnual welcome back festival for students, staff and faculty, and community, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 3 to 7 p.m. Free.

Sunday, September 13

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown

Wednesday, September 16

Guest lecture"Central Europe and the Ottoman Empire in the Sixteenth Century: Views and Perceptions of German Chroniclers," Dr. Martin Hille, University of Passau, 2500 Knauss Hall, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; reception to follow.

Saturday, September 19

Bronco football vs. Murray StateWaldo Stadium, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Tuesday, September 22

Eid al Adha begins at sundown
Yom Kippur begins at sundown
Ethics Lecture Series"The Germans and Their Nazi Past: To What Extent Have They Accepted Responsibility?" Dr. Martin Hille, University of Passau, 205 Bernhard Center, 4 to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 23

Autumnal equinox (first day of fall)
Real Talk Diversity Series"Why Comics? Why Mice? A Discussion Series On the Visual Representation of the Holocaust in Art Spielgelman's Maus I," Dr. Gwen Athene Tarbox, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Know Your IX," Wagatwe Wanjuki, activist, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Raise Your Voice Series"Safer Campuses for All: Using Title IX to Provide an Education Free of Sexual Violence," Wagatwe Wanjuki, 1920 Sangren Hall, 7 p.m. Free.

Thursday, September 24

Real Talk Diversity Series"Unraveling the Knot of Race," Trimpe Multicultural Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free.
Frostic Reading SeriesT. Geronimo Johnson, UC Berkeley, 208-209 Bernhard Center, 8 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 25

Bronco volleyball vs. Eastern MichiganUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatrepresents (through Oct. 11) "Our Town," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Performance"The Second City", Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, September 26

WMU China FestivalStudent Recreation Center, noon to 5 p.m. Free admission; nominal charge for food.
Bronco volleyball vs. Central MichiganUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatrepresents (through Oct. 11) "Our Town," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, September 27

Sukkot begins at sundown

Wednesday, September 30

Real Talk Diversity Series"Why Comics? Why Mice? A Discussion Series On the Visual Representation of the Holocaust in Art Spielgelman's Maus I," Dr. Gwen Athene Tarbox, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Contesting Sexual Harassment," Rashida H. Tlaib, Michigan State Legislature, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Panel discussionHuman Trafficking: In Our Own Backyard," featuring Amanda Colgrove, Coalition Against Trafficking and Exploitation, and Becky McDonald, Women at Risk, moderated by Dr. Angie Moe, 210 Bernhard Center, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Free.
Custer Office Environment Lecture Series"48 Days to the Work You Love," Dan Miller, Fetzer Center, 4 p.m. Free; tickets required.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Breaking Chains: from Gang to Graduation," Dr. Paul Hernandez, Bernhard Center Ballroom, 5 p.m. Free.