Composer and visual artist Betsey Biggs will perform a concert of her works at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
October 2013 WMU News
Kate McCallum, producer, writer and consultant for some of the most well-known shows on television, including "Miami Vice" and "Law and Order," will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in 2028 Brown Hall.
The Confucius Institute is accepting registrations for Chinese culture classes that are open to the public and begin the week of Oct. 14. The low-cost courses are taught in English and offered to adults age 18 or older.
As an APICS Scholar, Ashley Moyle will attend conferences and learn valuable information pertaining to supply chain operations management, as well as network with supply chain professionals worldwide.
Two graduates and one student in WMU's Creative Writing Program have won important literary awards that will result in the publication of their works. The award winners are Laura Donnelly, Dustin M. Hoffman and Brandon Krieg.
Students and the public can learn about internships and academic programs offered overseas by attending the annual Study Abroad Fair, set for noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Bernhard Center's East Ballroom.
The University will celebrate its 90th homecoming the week of Oct. 7. Scores of exciting events have been scheduled, including family weekend Oct. 11-13. Many events are free or low-cost and open to the public.
Eleven poets and writers with ties to Michigan will come together Saturday, Oct. 5, to read from their work and celebrate the life and contributions of author, editor, publisher and WMU alumni Robert J. Bixby.
Comedian Sinbad will bring his show back to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Tickets range from $28 to $42 and are available at Miller Auditorium, by phone and online.
Violinist Regina Carter will appear in concert with her quartet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Dan Jacobson.
The University Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the Stulberg International String Competition, will present its first concert of the 2013–14 season at Chenery Auditorium at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.
The fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Bernhard Center will provide information on graduate and professional studies at WMU and over 50 other graduate, professional and law schools.
Hal Holbrook brings his one-man show "Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!" to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Ticket prices range from $32.50 to $52.50.
Drs. Chris L.S. Coryn, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation; Michael A. Famiano, physics; and Kristina Wirtz, anthropology, are recipients of the 2013-14 Emerging Faculty Scholar Award.