February 2018 Events

Thursday, February 22

Art exhibit"Site & Survey: The Architecture of Landscape," Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson and Lina Puerta, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Talk"Falling in Love with a Book: Literary Translation as an Intimate Relationship," Zack Rogow, poet, playwright and translator, 3025 Brown Hall, 1 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Research Briefs in Global Studies Series"Diversity in Cities: Past and Present", Dr. Alisa Perkins, comparative religion; Dr. James Palmitessa, history, 3025 Brown Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Poetry reading and reception"Zack Rogow Reads (and Sings!) Recent Poems and Translations," Zack Rogow, poet, playwright and translator, 2452 Knauss Hall, 7 p.m. Free; followed by a reception in the University Center for the Humanities.

Friday, February 23

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"WMU Football: Culture Wins," Tim Lester, WMU football head coach, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Spring Convocation"A Recognition of Discovery, Diversity and Global Engagement," scholar talks, luncheon, convocation, awards ceremony and reception for WMU community, Fetzer Center, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free.
Discovery SymposiaAutism Symposium in 1040-50 Fetzer Center, Mobility Symposium in Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Free.
Fulbright presentationFor WMU faculty, learn about Fulbright opportunities in more than 125 countries, Peter Raucci, Council of International Exchange of Scholars, Fetzer Center, 9 a.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Site & Survey: The Architecture of Landscape," Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson and Lina Puerta, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series "How to be (and Recognize) Yourself: Species Recognition in Avian Brood Parasites and their Hosts," Dr. Mark Hauber, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. Minnesota DuluthLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, February 24

Art exhibit"Site & Survey: The Architecture of Landscape," Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson and Lina Puerta, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's basketball vs. Central MichiganUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco men's soccer vs. Spring Arbor UniversitySeelye Center, 3 p.m. Free.
Bronco men's soccer vs. Davenport UniversitySeelye Center, 6:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. Minnesota DuluthLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Sunday, February 25

Bronco men's tennis vs. DaytonSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 11 a.m. Free.
ConcertChoral Showcase: University Chorale, Cantus Femina, Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.
Bronco men's tennis vs. Ferris StateSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 5 p.m. Free.

Monday, February 26

Breisach Research Colloquium"Historical Complementarity: A Method for Studying Mentalités", Dr. Lewis Pyenson, WMU Department of History, 2302 Friedmann Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; food and drink provided.
FundraiserAlpha Tau Omega campout to benefit Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity, Campus Flagpoles, starts at noon and runs through noon Feb. 28.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series"Electrical Hydrogeology: A Picture is Worth 1000 Wells," Todd Halihan, Oklahoma State University, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 27

FundraiserAlpha Tau Omega campout to benefit Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity, Campus Flagpoles, runs through noon Feb. 28.
Art exhibit"Site & Survey: The Architecture of Landscape," Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson and Lina Puerta, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Custer Office Environment Lecture Series"Optical Measurements of Pressure," Dr. Jim Crafton, Innovative Scientific Solutions Inc., C-123 Floyd Hall, Parkview Campus, 2:15 p.m. Free.
Bronco men's basketball vs. Eastern MichiganUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
ConcertWMU Trombone Choir, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 28

FundraiserAlpha Tau Omega campout to benefit Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity, Campus Flagpoles, ends at noon.
Purim begins at sundown
Art exhibit"Site & Survey: The Architecture of Landscape," Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson and Lina Puerta, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Employee wellness workshopEmotional Intelligence: Engage Intrinsic Motivation, 2401 Sangren Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; regiser by Jan. 19.
Evaluation Cafe"GIS and Evaluation," Aaron Wilson Kates, WMU IDPE student, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series"The Somebodiness of African American Men," Dr. Phillip Johnson, counselor education and counseling psychology, Lee Honors College lounge, noon. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Retirement receptionHonoring Kenneth Fifelski, building envelope specialist in Facilities Management-construction, Heritage Hall cafe and common area, 2 to 5 p.m.
Ethics panel discussion"Legal Ethics in the Media," moderated by Victoria Vuletich and Tonya-Krause-Phelan, WMU Cooley  Law School, and Norman Hawker, Haworth College of Business, Bernhard Center's Brown and Gold Room, 4 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Bronco women's basketball vs. Eastern MichiganUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesImani Winds, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.
Musical"Chicago," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.