November 2014 Events

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Friday, November 21

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series - Bob Miller, WMU associate vice president for community outreach, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Gwen Frostic School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibit - Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Erica Barajas, Rhea Krengel and Jeffrey D. Morgner, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Discussion Panel - informative panel about teaching the English language abroad, 3025 Brown Hall, 11 a.m. to noon. Free.
Brown Bag Lunch - “Skeptical Arguments and the Concept of Private Judgment in the Work of William Chillingworth,” Korey Mauer, WMU, 3014 Moore Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free.
Study abroad information table - Learn about WMU study abroad opportunities, Bernhard Center Lower Level, 1 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Presentation - presentation by candidate for director of admissions, Michele M. Brown, Oakton Community College, Fetzer Center Putney Auditorium, 1:45 to 2:50 p.m. Free.
Economics Research Seminar Series - "Subsidy Policies and Insurance Demand," Dr. Jing Cai, University of Michigan, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Japan Festival - International Educational Week celebration, Bernhard Center Room 105, 3 to 6 p.m. Free. 
Reception - retirement of Dr. Christian Hirsch, The Oaklands, 3 to 6 p.m. 
Biological Sciences Seminar Series - "Microbial Community Responses to Tree Composition and Diversity in Subtropical China," Dr. Jessica Gutknecht, University of Minnesota, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free. 
Dominican Festival - International Education Week celebration, Trimpe Building, 4 to 7 p.m. Free.
Fridays with Friends - faculty-staff mixer, Fetzer Center, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar provided.
Guest Lecture - “Why Kant is Not a Value Realist,” Professor Frederick Rauscher, Michigan State University, 1115 Moore Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium Series - "Your Math Degree at Work," Karen Steeno, Western Michigan University, 6625 Everett Tower, 4 to 5 p.m. Free; refreshments at 3:50 p.m. 
Legally Desi - Indian cultural event, Fetzer Center, 6 to 9 p.m. Free. 
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, November 22

Bronco men's basketball vs. Drake - University Arena, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Turkey Trot - 5K/1K run and walk, Student Recreation Center, 8:30 a.m. start time. Registration required. 
Art exhibit - "Nichole Maury: Passed On," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - Annual Gwen Frostic School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Concert - Campus Beet fall feast featuring Kevin Barnes from the band Of Montreal, 2101 Wilbur Ave. (Wesley Foundation), 5:30 to 10 p.m. Free entry for students, $5 for everyone else. 
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 23) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, November 23

University Theatre - presents (final show) "Hair," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Monday, November 24

Student military veteran information session - learn more about the services and resources available at WMU and around Kalamazoo, Room 107 Bernhard, 1 to 4 p.m.
LEED Certification - celebration of five new LEED certifications for green campus buildings, 1:15 p.m. Location TBA. 
Research Seminar - chemistry seminar featuring Professor Paul Anastas and Teresa and H. John Heinz III, Yale University, 1260 Chemistry Building, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
Harmon Lecture - Professor Paul Anastas, Teresa and H. John Heinz III, Yale University, 1720 Chemistry Building, 5 to 6 p.m. Free. 

Tuesday, November 25

Pecha-Kucha Competition - graduate student research competition, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free; registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Broadway musical - "Elf the Musical," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Wednesday, November 26

Thanksgiving recess begins at noon - no afternoon classes, WMU offices open normal hours.
Broadway musical - "Elf the Musical," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Thursday, November 27

Thanksgiving recess - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
U.S. Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 28

Thanksgiving recess - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
Bronco football vs. Northern Illinois - Military Appreciation Day and Senior Day, Waldo Stadium, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, November 29

Performance - Manheim Steamroller Christmas, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.