February 2016 Events

Sunday, February 14

St. Valentine's Day
College Goal SundayFor college-bound students and their parents to learn about maximizing financial aid opportunities, Schneider Hall, 2 to 4 p.m. Free.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 14) "A Soldier's Play," Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” York Arena 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.

Monday, February 15

Presidents' Day
Student art exhibitBachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Ambra Laforce, metals/jewelry, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Broncos men's tennis vs. Chicago StateWest Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 2 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium"An Introduction to Mathematical Finance," Peter Carr, Courant Institute at New York City University, 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Broncos men's tennis vs. Ferris StateWest Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 7 p.m. Free.
PerformanceTrio, featuring Kathryn Goodson, Randall Hawes and Timothy McAllister, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 16

Fundraiser“Freezin’ for a Reason,” benefiting Habitat for Humanity, members of Alpha Tau Omega to camp at the Campus Flagpoles through noon Thursday, Feb. 18.
Student art exhibitBachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Ambra Laforce, metals/jewelry, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Information sessionLearn more about WMU's new master's program in public health, 200 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, 5:30 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity Series"Hidden Disabilities: Mental Health and the College Experience," Trimpe Multicultural Center, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free.
Guest artist recitalZAWA! flute duo, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 17

Fundraiser“Freezin’ for a Reason,” benefiting Habitat for Humanity, members of Alpha Tau Omega to camp at the Campus Flagpoles through noon Thursday, Feb. 18.
Student art exhibitBachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Ambra Laforce, metals/jewelry, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Innovations in In-Situ Bioremediation of Organic Compounds," Dr. Michael Barcelona, chemistry, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Panel discussion"Zika Virus: A Discussion on the Current Outbreak," Featuring Drs. Kieran Fogarty, Karim Essani and Stephen Cameron, 106 Bernhard Center, noon. Free.
Panel discussion"Zika Virus: A Discussion on the Current Outbreak," 106 Bernhard Center, noon. Free.
Film screening and fundraiser"Symphony of the Soil," directed by Deborah Koons Garcia, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 180 Portage St., Kalamazoo, doors open at 5:30 p.m., film begins at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
Open houseFamily Fun Night, WMU Children's Place Learning Center, 2210 Wilbur Ave., 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesVoice Faculty Showcase, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, February 18

Fundraiser“Freezin’ for a Reason,” benefiting Habitat for Humanity, members of Alpha Tau Omega to camp at the Campus Flagpoles through noon Thursday, Feb. 18.
Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibitBachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Ambra Laforce, metals/jewelry, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Mathematics Colloquium"Multidirectional Mean Value Inequalities," 6625 Everett Tower, 3:50 to 5 p.m. Free.
Frostic Reading SeriesClaire Vaye Watkins, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 7 p.m. Free.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Friday, February 19

Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Student art exhibitBachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition, Ambra Laforce, metals/jewelry, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, DeVries Student Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Diversity and Leadership InstituteFor WMU students, Trimpe Building, 1 to 6 p.m. Admission $5; registration required.
Pediatric symposium4010 Health and Human Services Building, 1 to 6 p.m. Free; RSVP requested at ot-fieldwork@wmich.edu.
Information sessionTalk to faculty members from the counselor education and counseling psychology and social work programs as well as staff members from the WMU-Grand Rapids regional locations, WMU-Grand Rapids downtown campus, 3 to 5 p.m. Free; RSVPs encouraged.
Bronco hockey vs. MiamiLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, February 20

Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Broncos women's tennis vs. BradleyWest Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 1 p.m. Free.
Bronco men's basketball vs. Central MichiganUniversity Arena, 2 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
ConcertBassoon Day final concert, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5 p.m. Free.
Broncos women's tennis vs. HopeWest Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 6 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. MiamiLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
PerformanceGolden Dragon Acrobats Present Cirque Zíva, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Sunday, February 21

University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena 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 22

Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit“Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Guest lecture"Gender in Geoarchaeology: One Woman's Perspective," Dr. Julie Stein, University of Washington, 1104 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.
Guest lecture"Finding the Lewis and Clark Expedition: Why Is It So Difficult?," Dr. Julie Stein, University of Washington, 1104 Rood Hall, 7 to 8 p.m. Free.
ConcertUniversity Concert Band, Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, February 23

Art exhibit“Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, February 24

Art exhibit“Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Evaluation Cafe"Ambiguities in Evaluating the Merit of Scientific Journals: Which are the "Best" and Why?," Stephen Magura, director of the WMU Evaluation Center, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; coffee and lunch provided.
Lyceum Lecture Series"Water Resources Engineering and Management in Michigan," Ltc. Decker Hains, civil engineering, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
Sichel Lecture Series"China's Evolving State Enterprises," Dr. Mary E. Lovely, Syracuse University, 2028 Brown Hall, noon. Free.
Ethics Lecture SeriesPerformance of one-act play "Divorce (Professional)," written by Kathy Purnell, research, and directed by Laura Henderson, Queer Theater Kalamazoo, 2500 Knauss Hall, 4 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity SeriesInteractive discussion, "Identifying Anti-(Fill in the Blank) Narratives in our Media," Sue Ellen Christian, Trimpe Multicultural Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's basketball vs. Northern IllinoisUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Dalton Live and Interactive SeriesAdvanced Jazz Ensemble with students from the Department of Theatre and Frostic School of Art, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, February 25

Art exhibit“Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
ReceptionFor nominees and winners of the 2016 Student Employee of the Year and Supervisor of the Year awards, 208-210 Bernhard Center, 3 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture SeriesPerformance of one-act play "Divorce (Professional)," written by Kathy Purnell, research, and directed by Laura Henderson, Queer Theater Kalamazoo, 2500 Knauss Hall, 6 p.m. Free.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Winter Gala Dance ConcertFeaturing choreography by Rennie Harris, Lew Christensen, James Gregg, Liv Schaffer, and faculty and students, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222.

Friday, February 26

Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series"Western Michigan Volleyball: Equip and Empower," Colleen Munson, WMU head volleyball coach, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Designed to Lead student conferenceOpen to all WMU students, hosted by the Haworth College of Business, Bernhard Center, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Free; includes lunch.
Art exhibit"Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. DenverLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Winter Gala Dance ConcertFeaturing choreography by Rennie Harris, Lew Christensen, James Gregg, Liv Schaffer, and faculty and students, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222.

Saturday, February 27

Art exhibit"Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr 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.
Winter Gala Dance ConcertFeaturing choreography by Rennie Harris, Lew Christensen, James Gregg, Liv Schaffer, and faculty and students, Shaw Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222.
Broncos women's tennis vs. Cleveland StateWest Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 3 p.m. Free.
Bronco hockey vs. DenverLawson Ice Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Sunday, February 28

Broncos women's tennis vs. Chicago StateWest Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 11 a.m. Free.
University TheatrePresents (through Feb. 28) "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
Broncos women's tennis vs. HillsdaleWest Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), 4 p.m. Free.
Choral ShowcaseFeaturing University Chorale, Cantus Femina and Collegiate Singers, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 5 p.m. Free.

Monday, February 29

Art exhibit“Mike Giler: Meander, Since You Can’t See Much While Marching,” Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Art exhibit"Paul Solomon: Boundaries of Eden," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kerr Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
ConcertStudent Composers III, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Musical"Chicago," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.