February 2017 Events

Wednesday, February 1

Art exhibit"Worlding" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series"First-Generation College Students: Fulfilling the Promise of Higher Education," panel featuring Adriana Cardoso Reyes, Von Washington Jr. and Walter Malone, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; lunches welcome.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesWestern Wind Quintet, 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.

Thursday, February 2

Art exhibit"Worlding" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Ethics lecture"The Unifying Power of Education” panel, moderated by Keagan Potts, philosophy, 213 Bernhard Center, 6 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Being Blind at WMU: Navigating Campus, Academics and Social Life as a Student Who is Blind or Visually Impaired," Scott Lacey, blindness and low vision studies student, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
ConcertUniversity Jazz Orchestra and University Jazz Lab Band, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Dance concertGreat Works Dance Project 20th Anniversary Gala featuring WMU dance students, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222.

Friday, February 3

Art exhibit"Worlding" Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar SeriesTopic TBD, Dr. Jacqueline Eng, anthropology, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. Arizona StateLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Dance concertGreat Works Dance Project 20th Anniversary Gala featuring WMU dance students, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222.

Saturday, February 4

Dance concertGreat Works Dance Project 20th Anniversary Gala featuring WMU dance students, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222.
Bronco hockey vs. Arizona StateLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Guest artist recitalChristopher Atzinger, piano, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, February 5

Bronco women's tennis vs. University of Illinois-ChicagoSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 10 a.m. Free.
Dance concertGreat Works Dance Project 20th Anniversary Gala featuring WMU dance students, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 12) "Women of Lockerbie," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertUniversity Symphony Orchestra, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 7

Book club discussion"Wisdom Won from Illness," discussion led by Ashley Atkins, University of Chicago, 2072 Moore Hall, 4 p.m. Free.
ConcertWestern Winds, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 8

Safe on Campus TrainingLearn to be a better advocate and ally to lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender people, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 9 a.m. to noon. Free; registration required.
Lyceum Lecture Series"The Reality of Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System," Dr. Carla Adkison-Johnson, counselor education and counseling psychology, and E. Dorphine Payne, attorney, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; lunches welcome.
Ethics lecture"Organizing To Prevent Violence and Build Peace: The Transformative Potential of Everyday Citizens in West Africa and Central America," Stacey Connaughton, director, Purdue Peace Project, 2028 Brown Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free; coffee and dessert to follow.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesWet Ink, part of the New Sounds Festival, 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.

Thursday, February 9

Career Fair 2017Open to the public; wear appropriate business attire and bring a sufficient supply of resumes to distribute to employers, WMU students encouraged to visit Career and Student Employment Services beforehand, Bernhard Center Ballroom, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 12) "Women of Lockerbie," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, February 10

Tu B'Shevat begins at sundown
Government and Nonprofit Fair 2017Open to the public; wear appropriate business attire and bring a sufficient supply of resumes to distribute to employers, WMU students encouraged to visit Career and Student Employment Services beforehand, Bernhard Center's East Ballroom, 1 to 4 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Genomics to the Rescue: Improving Conservation of Imperiled Fish Populations," Dr. Mariah Meek, MSU, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
MixerTo kick off the 2017 Broncos4Broncos campus campaign, Heritage Hall Ballroom, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; refreshments provided and open bar available.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 12) "Women of Lockerbie," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 19) "Water by the Spoonful," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, February 11

Broncos men's tennis vs. Michigan StateSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), noon. Free.
ConcertGold Company, Miller Auditorium, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.
Bronco men's basketball vs. Northern IllinoisUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 12) "Women of Lockerbie," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 19) "Water by the Spoonful," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, February 12

Broncos men's tennis vs. Valparaiso UniversitySorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
University TheatrePresents (final show) "Women of Lockerbie," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertConcerto Competition Finals , Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5:30 p.m. Free.
Broncos men's tennis vs. Wayne StateSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 6:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 14

St. Valentine's Day
Book club discussion"Wisdom Won from Illness," discussion led by Ashley Atkins, University of Chicago, 2072 Moore Hall, 4 p.m. Free.
Bronco men's basketball vs. Bowling GreenUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Wednesday, February 15

Lyceum Lecture Series"Activist Tools You Can Use," PechaKucha with WMU student leaders and activists, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; lunches welcome.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesKontras Quartet and the Kruger Brothers, 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.

Thursday, February 16

Open houseLearn more about the W.E. Upjohn Center for the Study of Geographical Change, Meader Exhibits Gallery, Welborn Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 19) "Water by the Spoonful," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, February 17

Share the Story: Scholar TalksPart of Spring Convocation, talks by Jan Hahn, Kevin Corder, Sharon Gill and Lori Brown, Fetzer Center, coffee and pastries at 8 a.m., talks 9:15 to 11:40 a.m. Free.
Table timePart of Spring Convocation, resource tables and networking opportunities, Fetzer Center, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Free; light hors d'oeuvres.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Michigan's Amazing Gene Thieves: Evolution and Ecology of Unisexual (All Female) Ambystoma Salamanders," Dr. Katherine Greenwald, EMU, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Spring Convocation and awardsFor WMU community, Fetzer Center Kirsch Auditorium, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Gold GatheringFaculty-staff mixer, Fetzer Center lobby, 4 to 6 p.m. Free, complimentary light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar available.
Bronco hockey vs. North DakotaLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 19) "Water by the Spoonful," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Guest artist recitalNick Finzer, trombone/jazz, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Saturday, February 18

Bronco men's basketball vs. Eastern MichiganUniversity Arena, 4 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
ConcertHorn Day, final concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. North DakotaLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 19) "Water by the Spoonful," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, February 19

University TheatrePresents (final show) "Water by the Spoonful," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertUniversity Symphonic Band, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, February 20

Presidents' Day
ConcertUniversity Concert Band, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 21

Book club discussion"Wisdom Won from Illness," discussion led by Ashley Atkins, University of Chicago, 2072 Moore Hall, 4 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 22

Lyceum Lecture Series"How to Take on Hate: A Dialogue on Islamophobia and Racism," Asha Noor, National Network for Arab American Communities, and Alisa Perkins, comparative religion, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; lunches welcome.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Identity in the Media," Dr. Sue Ellen Christian, communication, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesAdvanced Jazz Ensemble and Birds on a Wire, 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.

Thursday, February 23

Ethics lecture"Islam and African American Activism in Metro Detroit," Asha Noor, Arab American Center for Community and Social Services, Dearborn, Lee Honors College lounge, noon. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series"What Do You Know," documentary and panel on living with chronic illnesses, Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 5 to 6 p.m. Free.
Burian LectureFocused on community and educational issues in the health and human services from a problem-solving perspective, Edna Kane-Williams, AARP, location TBD, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.
Performance"DrumLine Live," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Friday, February 24

Biennial Diversity and Inclusion Conference"Well-Being within a Diverse Health Community," location TBD, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration $25, $10 for WMU students, includes lunch.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"The Global Freshwater Crisis: Lessons for the Great Lakes," Dr. Gary Lamberti, Notre Dame, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's tennis vs. Michigan StateSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 5 p.m. Free.

Saturday, February 25

Bronco men's basketball vs. Ball State UniversityUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Musical"Menopause the Musical," Miller Auditorium, 2 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
ConcertDouble Reed Festival, final concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5:15 p.m. Free.
ConcertUniversity Chorale, First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, 315 W. Michigan Ave., 8 p.m. Free.

Sunday, February 26

ConcertCantus Femina and Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.