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Monday, November 30

Medieval Institute Publications Lecture, "The University Press of the Future" presented by Jan-Peter Wissink, managing director of Amsterdam University Press, Walwood Hall Commons, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Psychology Colloquium, "Graduate School Interview Tips and Tricks" presented by Psi Chi, 3723 Wood Hall, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Women's Caucus Brown Bag Lunch, brown bag luncheon for faculty women of color at WMU, Center for the Humanities, 2500 Knauss Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m.

The Gwen Frostic Reading Series, featuring Arnold Johnston and Deborah Ann Percy, sponsored by the Department of English creative writing program, 208-209 Bernhard Center, 8 to 9:30 p.m.

The Laureate Call for Submissions, The 2016 Edition of The Laureate is now accepting submissions for short fiction, poetry, plays, creative non-fiction, photography, music and short films, check out their Facebook and Tumblr for more information, submissions due December 16.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Mathematics Colloquium, "Nonsmooth Optimization: Conditioning, Convergence, and Semi-Algabraic Models" presented by Dr. Adrian Lewis, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University, Alavi Commons, 6625 Everett Tower, 4 to 5 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 3:50 p.m.

Loew Lecture in Medieval Studies, "Christmas Revels at Hertford, 1427" presented by Claire Sponsler, M. F. Carpenter professor of English, University of Iowa, Walwood Commons, Walwood Hall, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A reception precedes the lecture at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 4

Biological Sciences Seminar Series, "Plant Defense against Insect Herbivores: Revisiting the 'dilemma' of Plants to Grow or Defend" presented by Dr. Gregg Howe, Michigan State University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

9th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, presentation by Helen Frowe, Director, Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace, 157 Bernhard Center, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Career Fair 2016, Bernhard Center ballrooms, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Career Fair Interviewing Event 2016, Bernhard Center ballrooms, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Government and Nonprofit Career Fair 2016, Bernhard Center ballrooms, 1 to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 

Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series, “China’s Evolving State Enterprises” presented by Professor Mary E. Lovely, Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar and Professor of Economics, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m.  

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Bioethics Conference

Friday, March 18, 2016

Bioethics Conference

Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2016 

Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series, “Why is the Exit Right the Key to The Birth of China’s Land Market?” presented by Professor James G. Wen Department of Economics, Trinity College, 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m.  

Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2016

Education Career Fair, Bernhard Center ballrooms, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Werner Sichel Economics Lecture Series, “Trade, Migration and Growth: Evidence from China” presented by Professor Xiaodong Zhu Department of Economics, University of Toronto 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m.