September 2013 WMU News

WMU hockey coach to face off in Keystone Series opener

Andy Murray will present "WMU Hockey" at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in the Dean's Conference Room of Schneider Hall. Murray is the first speaker in the 2013-14 Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series.

Campus Activities Board presents hypnotist Paul Ramsay

Paul Ramsay will bring "mind games" to campus with a performance at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Bernhard Center's North Ballroom. Admission is $1 with a valid student Bronco Card, and $2 without.

Science of creativity focus of two-day conference

WMU's School of Music will hold the conference "Music, Mind and Medicine: Creativity and Consciousness in Clinical Care" Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 9-10, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo.

Acclaimed cellist performs at WMU

WMU's School of Music and the Bullock Performance Institute present cellist Matt Haimovitz at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Stewards of Kleinstuck Preserve schedule open house

The community is invited to tour and learn more about Kalamazoo's Kleinstuck Preserve during a rain-or-shine gathering from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, on the grounds of the Kazoo School, 1401 Cherry St.

Expo to focus on job opportunities for engineers

Some 100 companies will be participating in the 2013 Engineering Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. The expo will take place in the main lobby of WMU's Engineering and Applied Sciences Building.

Faculty celebrate School of Music anniversary with concert

Several faculty members in WMU’s School of Music will perform a recital of chamber music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall in celebration of the music school's 100th anniversary.

Director of executive education named for ISM program

WMU's Integrated Supply Management program has named Ken Jones its first director of executive education, highlighting the program’s commitment to providing expert training for industry partners.

Meditative duo present afternoon concert

Minimalist performance duo skewed and such will perform a recital of their original compositions at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Lynda S. Blair obituary

Lynda S. Blair, a process associate in Human Resources at WMU, died July 26 at age 47 while on leave from the University. She had been working at the University for eight years.

Husband and wife faculty duo present recital

School of Music faculty members Bruce Uchimura, cello, and Susan Wiersma-Uchimura, piano, will present a recital at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Fall event welcomes LBGT college students to Kalamazoo

The Fall Fab Fest for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender students and their allies will welcome college students to the area. The free public event is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at WMU.

Ruth A. Mulder obituary

Ruth A. Mulder, a retired duplicating operator in WMU's Printing Services, died Saturday, July 20 at age 88. She had worked at the University from 1965 to 1987.

Jazz professor celebrates latest CD release with concert

A renowned jazz trio featuring a School of Music assistant professor of saxophone and jazz studies will celebrate the release of its latest CD at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Dalton Center Lecture Hall.