October 2013 WMU News

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

Several faculty members of the WMU School of Music will perform a recital of chamber music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

Bo Miller will speak on global citizenship and promoting sustainability and globally responsible citizenry at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in 2150 Schneider Hall.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

The Western View Community Center opened its doors earlier this month, joining the second Western View housing complex that opened in August. A welcome gathering was held Friday, Oct. 4.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

The all-student cast will give several performances of the Jane Austen classic Oct. 24 through Nov. 3 in the Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

A community roundtable with WMU President John M. Dunn, a video presentation and tours are just some of the activities planned Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 22-23, as part of Campus Sustainability Day.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

Faculty composers from WMU's School of Music will present an evening of their works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. A discussion hosted by Dr. Dan Jacobson will precede the show.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

The new musical comedy "The Addams Family," based on the famous characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, is coming to Miller Auditorium Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 22-23.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

Six award-wining economists will speak at WMU as part of the Sichel Lecture Series' 50th anniversary year. Dr. Erica Field will give the first lecture, set for Wednesday, Oct. 16.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

The publication of "Poetry in Michigan/Michigan in Poetry" will be celebrated with four readings across Michigan beginning Sunday, Oct. 20, in Kalamazoo.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

A new career mentorship program for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender students and their allies that matches students with local professionals kicks off with an event Friday, Oct. 18.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

"Fancy Nancy the Musical," based on the book series by Jane O'Conner, is coming to Miller Auditorium for performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

University Theatre and the Kellogg Foundation partner to bring "Five 'Til" to campus. Several free performances are set for Oct. 17-19 in the York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

Dr. David Pilgrim will speak Thursday, Oct. 17, on the topic "Using Objects of Intolerance to Teach Tolerance and Promote Social Justice: The Case of the Jim Crow Museum."

October 14, 2013 | WMU News

WMU students are invited to attend the first DESIGNEDtoLEAD conference. The free conference, set for Friday, Oct. 25, will bring speakers from a variety of fields to interact with WMU student leaders.

October 11, 2013 | WMU News

The University Jazz Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students.

October 11, 2013 | WMU News

The new home for the historical records of southwest Michigan will be formally introduced to the community during a Friday, Oct. 18, dedication of WMU's Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center.

October 11, 2013 | WMU News

Acting at its Oct. 11 semiannual meeting, the WMU Alumni Association Board of Directors approved a measure to add $1 million in association funds to help turn the core of East Hall into a new alumni center.

October 10, 2013 | WMU News

WMU's public radio station kicks off its fall campaign Saturday, Oct. 12, with a goal of raising $160,000. Pledges can be made by via mail, online or by calling in a pledge during the live portion of the pledge campaign, Oct. 12-19

October 10, 2013 | WMU News

By this time next year, WMU will be a "fundamentally changed" institution, WMU President John M. Dunn told a campus audience during his annual State of the University address Oct. 4. Listen to his address here.

October 10, 2013 | WMU News

Author and activist Bill McKibben will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Miller Auditorium on "Notes from the Front Lines of the Climate Fight," as part of the University Center for the Humanities 2013-14 Changing Climates Series.

October 9, 2013 | WMU News

Weekly drawings begin Friday, Oct. 11, for prizes tied to donations to the 2013 campus United Way campaign. The drawings will continue through Friday, Nov. 15.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

WMU's finance program was recently accepted into the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute's University Recognition Program. The endorsement includes five annual scholarships for WMU students.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

Thomas Sweet, Dell's corporate controller and vice president of finance, will present the next talk in the Haworth College of Business' Distinguished Speaker Series at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

"The Price is Right Live," hosted by Mark L. Walberg of "Antiques Roadshow" fame, is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

More than 100 companies will be on hand for the 2013 Business Career Day. The event runs from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Bernhard Center Ballroom; all WMU students and the public are invited to attend.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

This year's ICHITA conference is set for Oct. 17-18. Due to an unavoidable scheduling conflict, John Halamka, CIO of Harvard's medical school, will replace keynote speaker Judy Murphy.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

Raymond Bonner, author of "Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong," will be on campus Monday, Oct. 14. He will make a presentation and sign his book from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Bernhard Center's North Ballroom.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

Award-winning dancer-choreographer Gabrielle Lamb will stage an open rehearsal of the new piece she created for WMU dance students from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Dalton Center's Dance Studio B.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

WMU's Symphonic Band will present its first concert of the 2013–14 season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in Miller Auditorium. The concert will pay homage to the School of Music's 100th anniversary.

October 8, 2013 | WMU News

WMU's School of Music will celebrate its official designation as an All-Steinway School with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

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