October 2014 Events

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Wednesday, October 1

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series - discussion on the topic of the 2014-15 University Common Read, "Life of Pi," final meeting, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; RSVP to parnell.l.fleming@wmich.edu or (269) 387-6324.

Thursday, October 2

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series - John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, October 3

Eid al Adha begins at sundown
Yom Kippur begins at sundown
Art exhibit - "The Housed" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Broadway musical - "Jekyll & Hyde," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, October 4

Art exhibit - "The Housed," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Broncos men's soccer vs. IUPUI - WMU Soccer Complex, noon. Free.
Broadway musical - "Jekyll & Hyde," Miller Auditorium, 2 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco football vs. Toledo - Second annual GalamaZoo game, Waldo Stadium, 7 p.m.. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Monday, October 6

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, October 7

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, October 8

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Surplus sale - Activity Therapy Building, 1 to 3 p.m. Free admission.

Thursday, October 9

Art exhibit - "The Housed," by Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Broadcast Media Career and Networking Fair - second floor of Brown Hall, noon to 3 p.m. Free; business or business casual dress recommended.

Friday, October 10

Art exhibit - "The Housed" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit - "Your Place or Mine?," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Academic Convocation - Dalton Center Recital Hall, 2 p.m.
Fridays with Friends - faculty-staff mixer, Richmond Center for Visual Arts lobby, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar provided.

Tuesday, October 14

What Do You Know film series - screening of "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia," Garneau Hall Lounge, 7 to 8 p.m. Free; refreshments provided.
Performance - Parsons Dance, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Friday, October 17

Entrepreneurship Forum - Cynthia Kay, Cynthia Kay and Company Media Production, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.

Saturday, October 18

Broncos men's soccer vs. Northern Illinois - WMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, October 22

Surplus sale - Activity Therapy Building, 1 to 3 p.m. Free admission.
Real Talk Diversity Series - discussion, "The 'Real Deal' in Diversity Employment," Tim Terrentine, Southwest Michigan First, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free.

Thursday, October 23

Guest lecture - Physical chemistry seminar, Dr. Trilisa M. Perrine, 1720 Chemistry Building, 4 to 5:15 p.m. Free.
Guest lecture - part of the 2014-15 University Common Read events, "Healing Journeys: Crossing the Pacific, Dealing With Trauma," Yann Martel, author of "Life of Pi," Miller Auditorium, time to be announced. Free.

Friday, October 24

Grad Talks - symposium featuring 10-minute presentations of graduate students' scholarly endeavors, Lee Honors College lounge, 4 to 6 p.m. Free.
Distinguished Alumni Awards - 51st annual reception, honoring Wendell L. Christoff, Daniel J. Martin and Donald G. Southwell, featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres, entertainment and award presentation, Bernhard Center East Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. Tickets $45 per individual or $80 per couple.
Bronco hockey vs. Alaska - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 2) "Cymbeline," location and time TBA. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, October 25

Homecoming Campus Classic 5k/1k race - 5k run or walk and 1k fun run, parking opens at 7 a.m., first race begins at 8:45 a.m. Online registration open through Thursday, Oct. 23.
Pancake breakfast - with the Haworth College of Business, Parking Lot 1 on Oakland Drive, 10 a.m. to noon. Registration required.
Homecoming tailgate - for WMU alumni and friends, featuring all-you-can-eat barbecue, entertainment and family activities, Parking Lot 1 on Oakland Drive, tailgate begins three hours prior to kickoff. Admission $15 for adults, $5 for children under 12.
Bronco football vs. Ohio - Homecoming and Family Weekend, Waldo Stadium, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco hockey vs. Alaska - Lawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra - presents "Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 2) "Cymbeline," location and time TBA. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, October 26

Family Weekend brunch - for students, their families and alumni, Bigelow Dining Hall, 9 a.m. to noon. Admission $8; registration required.
Performance - "Pinkalicious," Miller Auditorium, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, October 27

Performance - David Sedaris, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Thursday, October 30

Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series - Jorge Pineda, 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, October 31

Halloween
University Theatre - presents (through Nov. 2) "Cymbeline," location and time TBA. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.