February 2018 Events

Thursday, February 1

CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Dance concertWinter Gala, Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 8 p.m. Tickets $20; $15 for Partners in Dance, seniors, and WMU faculty and staff; and $8 for students: (269) 387-6222 or wmich.edu/dance/events.

Friday, February 2

Dance concertWinter Gala, Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 8 p.m. Tickets $20; $15 for Partners in Dance, seniors, and WMU faculty and staff; and $8 for students: (269) 387-6222 or wmich.edu/dance/events.
The Eclectic Hour lecture series"Music Therapy: The Rhythm of Recovery," Dr. Edward A. Roth, professor of music and director of the music therapy program and BRAIN Lab, The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Registration $30 for the series; limited capacity.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Aging of B-1a Cell Derived Natural Antibodies," Dr. Nichol Holodick, Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertAnnual Gold Company Show, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Saturday, February 3

Bronco women's tennis vs. IUPUISorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's basketball vs. AkronUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
ConcertAnnual Gold Company Show, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.
Dance concertWinter Gala, Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets $20; $15 for Partners in Dance, seniors, and WMU faculty and staff; and $8 for students: (269) 387-6222 or wmich.edu/dance/events.
Bronco women's tennis vs. Hillsdale CollegeSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 6 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, February 4

University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," 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.

Monday, February 5

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 6

Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Yes, They are Talking About You! An Inside View of the Review Process," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Bronco men's basketball vs. Miami (Ohio)University Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
ConcertWestern Winds, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 7

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics FairBernhard Center Ballrooms, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free.
Employee wellness workshopEmotional Intelligence: Apply Consequential Thinking, 2401 Sangren Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; regiser by Jan. 19.
Evaluation Cafe"Evaluating Competencies and Public Administration: Educational Needs Assessment," Daniela Schroeter, assistant professor of public administration, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Information sessionOn WMU employee tuition remission program, 204 Bernhard Center, noon. Free; refreshments will be served.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Healthy Minds Study: Current Issues and Trends in Campus Mental Health," Sara Abelson, Healthy Minds Study staff, 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.
Book club discussion"Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong" by Wendell Walach and Colin Allen, 2072 Moore Hall, 5 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by Jan. 24.
Lyceum Lecture SeriesFilm screening and discussion, "The 'S' Word: A screening and panel discussion of a film about young adults and suicide," Chenery Auditorium, 714 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Free.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesDrew Whiting, saxophone; John Mayrose, guitar; Ed Martin, piano, 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.
Guest Artist RecitalMaxim Rubtsov, flute, and Sergei Kvitko, piano, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, February 8

Career Fair 2018Bernhard Center Ballrooms, 10 a.m. to 2:30 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. 
Discussion"The Relevance, Reward, and Risk of Feminist Activism in the Academy," Dr. Kris De Welde, winner of 2016 Feminism Activism Award from the Sociologists for Women in Society, 1910 Sangren Hall, 5:30 p.m. Free.
Humanities/ethics lectureThe Promise of Education, "The Humanities in the Age of Demagoguery," David Denby, author of "Lit-Up: One Reporter, Three Schools, Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives," 3508 Knauss Hall, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.
Guest artist recitalUnder One Sun, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, February 9

Geography Colloquium"The Interacting Controls of Pyrolysis Temperature and Plant Taxa on the Reactivity of Pyrogenic Organic Matter," Dr. Timothy Filley, Purdue University, 2119 Wood Hall, 3 to 4 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Navigating the Tangled Bank: Insights from Ecological Dynamics," Dr. Tim Wooton, University of Chicago, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre(through Feb. 18) "Angels In America: Millennium Approaches," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Broadway musical"The Sound of Music," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Student recitalStudent Composers III, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Saturday, February 10

Broadway musical"The Sound of Music," Miller Auditorium, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco women's basketball vs. Ball StateUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco men's basketball vs. OhioUniversity Arena, 4:30 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Horn Day ConcertClosing concert featuring guest artist Aaron Brant, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(through Feb. 11) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University Theatre(through Feb. 18) "Angels In America: Millennium Approaches," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, February 11

Broadway musical"The Sound of Music," Miller Auditorium, 1 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Bronco gymnastics vs. Kent StateUniversity Arena, 1 p.m. Free.
University Theatre(final show) "Lucky Stiff," York Arena Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertConcerto Competition Finals, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.

Monday, February 12

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 13

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 

Wednesday, February 14

Ash Wednesday
St. Valentine's Day
Employee wellness workshopEmotional Intelligence: Navigate Emotions, 2401 Sangren Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; regiser by Jan. 19.
Evaluation Cafe"Constructing Evaluative Conclusions: A "Teetering Tower" Framework," Lyssa Wilson Becho, Evaluation Center, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series"What to Do When Someone You Know is Struggling," Kenneth Martin Jr., LMSW, case manager, WMU Student Affairs, Lee Honors College lounge, noon. Free.
Sichel Lecture Series"Why has Income Inequality Increased while Education Inequality Has Decreased in Many Developing Countries?" Dr. David Lam, University of Michigan, 2028 Brown Hall, noon to 1:15 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
ConcertUniversity Jazz Lab Band, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, February 15

CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Undergraduates Discover Discovery research workshopFor undergraduate WMU students, "Dissemination: Telling Others About your Work," 3310 Sangren Hall, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Unlikely Allies: The Case for Aligning Business and Social Justice," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
University Theatre(through Feb. 18) "Angels In America: Millennium Approaches," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, February 16

Chinese New Year
The Eclectic Hour lecture series"The Aesthetics of Exposure and the Spectacle of Black Death," Dr. Ashley Atkins, philosophy, The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, 11 a.m. to noon. Registration $30 for the series; limited capacity.
Government and Nonprofit FairBernhard Center Ballrooms, 1 to 4 p.m. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series "Integrating Vegetation Spectroscopy with Plant Ecology," Dr. John Couture, Purdue University, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's tennis vs. UW-Green BaySorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 5 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. St. Cloud StateLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Feb. 18) "Angels In America: Millennium Approaches," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertWMUsic Showcase Spectacular, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Saturday, February 17

Bronco men's tennis vs. William & MarySorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 11 a.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. St. Cloud StateLawson Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University Theatre(through Feb. 18) "Angels In America: Millennium Approaches," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, February 18

Bronco women's tennis vs. MarquetteSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 11 a.m. Free.
University Theatre(final show) "Angels In America: Millennium Approaches," Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
ConcertUniversity Symphonic Band, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Monday, February 19

Presidents' Day
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
ConcertUniversity Concert Band, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 20

Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Maximize Your Research Efficiency This Summer," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.
CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 
Bronco men's basketball vs. Central MichiganUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
ConcertBirds on a Wire, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 21

Employee wellness workshopEmotional Intelligence: Exercise Optimism, 2401 Sangren Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; regiser by Jan. 19.
Evaluation Cafe"Shared Prosperity Kalamazoo Initiative: An Introduction," Kevin Ford, Shared Prosperity Kalamazoo coordinator, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series"The Pulse of Anxiety is Rising," Dr. Amy Naugle, 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.
Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series"Public Educator Retirement, MPSERS," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.
Book club discussion"Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong" by Wendell Walach and Colin Allen, 2072 Moore Hall, 5 p.m. Free; register at ethicscenter@wmich.edu by Jan. 24.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesVince Mendoza Orchestra/Jazz Project, 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 22

CELCIS conversation circle (women only)Help international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 

Friday, February 23

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.
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

Bronco women's basketball vs. Central MichiganUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
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

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor reception area, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 27

CELCIS conversation circleHelp international students practice conversational English, Bernhard Center's Bronco Global Lounge, 2 to 3 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

Purim begins at sundown
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.
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.