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January

Tuesday, January 19

  • Movie screening—"Hitchcock's Rear Window," 7 p.m., 1028 Brown Hall. Information

Wednesday, January 20

  • Timothy Light Center Lecture Series on China—"Taiwan's Elections and the Impact on Relations with China," by Dr. Richard Bush, director of the Center of East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution. 5 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall. Information.
  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — “‘More Powerful Than the Governor': The Michigan Office of Drain Commissioner,” Dr. Lynne Heasley, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge. Information. 

Thursday, January 21

  • Ellis Scholarly Speakers Series—  “Appetite and Temporality in Rear Window: Another Aspect of Voyeurism,” Dr. Casey Mckittrick, 7 p.m., 2500 Knauss Hall. Information

Wednesday, January 27

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — "A Transborder History of Controlling Water in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin," Dr. Dan Macfarlane,  noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge. Information. 

Thursday, January 28

  • Study abroad at Business Bash—"Business Bash with SLAB," 10:30 to 3 p.m., 1400 Schneider Hall. 

February

Wednesday, Feb. 3

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — “The State of the Water State: Michigan Waters with a Focus on the Future of Agriculture,” James Clift, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge. Information.
  • Cultural celebration—"Game on for Chinese New Year," 6 to 8 p.m., Wesley Foundation. Registration requested. Information.

Monday, Feb. 8

  • Lecture— “Before the Naked Ape: Al-Tawhidi (c. 900 CE) Performs the Animal Self in a Sphere of Political Participation,” Dr. Samer Ali, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Fetzer Center. Information.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — “Urban Dead Seas: Road Deicers, Fertilizers and the Dynamics of Urban Lakes,” Dr. Carla Koretsky, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge. Information.

Tuesday, Feb. 16

  • Real Talk Diversity Series—"Hidden Disabilities: Mental Health and The College Experience," 7 to 8:30 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.
  • Real Talk Diversity Series—"Identifying Anti- (Fill in the Blank) Narratives in Our Media," 6:30 to 8 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.

Wednesday, Feb.  17

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) —  “Innovations in In-Situ Bioremediation of Organic Compounds,” Dr. Michael Barcelonanoon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.  Information.

Wednesday, February 24

  • 52nd Werner Sichel Lecture Series 2015-16— “China’s Evolving State Enterprises”, Professor Mary Lovely Melvin, noon to 1:15 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall. Information
  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — “Water Resources Engineering and Management in Michigan,”Lt. Col. Decker Hains, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.  Information.

March

Wednesday, March 2

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — “Extraction of Toxic Inorganic Anion Contaminants from Aqueous Media by Nanojars,” Dr. Gellert Mezeinoon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.  Information.

Tuesday, March 8

  • Real Talk Diversity Series—"Start Smart: Negotiating Your Salary and Closing the Gender Pay Gap," 6 to 8 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.

Wednesday, March 16

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) —“Recent Developments in Watershed Hydrological Research and Future Directions,” Dr. Chansheng Henoon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.  Information.

Wednesday, March 23

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — “Environmental Effects and Recovery from a Major Diluted Bitumen (Tar Sands) Oil Spill into the Kalamazoo River, Michigan,” Dr. Stephen Hamilton, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.  Information.

Wednesday, March 30

  • 52nd Werner Sichel Lecture Series 2015-16—“Why is the Exit Right the Key to The Birth of China’s Land Market?,” Professor James Wen, noon to 1:15 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall. Information
  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — "Reimagining the Freshwater Heart of North America," Alison Swan, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.   Information.

April

Wednesday, April 3

  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — "Multimodal Trails on the Great Lakes," Dr. Dave Lemberg, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.  Information.

Tuesday, April 12

  • Real Talk Diversity Series—"Stand Up: Short Play Addressing Privilege and Oppression," 6:30 to 8 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.

Wednesday, April 13

  • 52nd Werner Sichel Lecture Series 2015-16—“Trade, Migration and Growth: Evidence from China,” Professor Xiaodong Zhu,  noon to 1:15 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall. Information
  • Our Blue Marble--Water, Home, and Humanity (Part I) — “Storm water Management Has Its Day: Examples from University Campus MS4 Permits,” Dr. Christe Alwin, noon to 1 pm, Lee Honors College Lounge.  Information.
  • Lecture — "Pious Practice and Secular Constraints: Islam, Gender, and Europe's Muslim Crisis,"  Dr. Jeanette Jouili, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Fetzer Center. Information.