June 2017 Events
Thursday, June 1
Summer Conference on Livable Communities—College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Floyd Hall at Parkview Campus, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Registration required by May 19: $50 or $10 for students.
Friday, June 2
Summer Conference on Livable Communities—College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Floyd Hall at Parkview Campus, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration required by May 19: $50 or $10 for students.
Sunday, June 4
Memorial service—Honoring the life of Chuck Comer, retired faculty member and former assistant football coach, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, 1 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, June 6
Conference—"Addressing the Michigan Opioid Crisis," daylong event featuring several speakers and presentations, WMU-Grand Rapids regional location, 2333 E. Beltline Ave. SE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free; lunch provided.
Lecture—"The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills," Dr. David Ansell, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, WMed Auditorium, 300 Portage St., Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Free.
Friday, June 9
College of Aviation Golf Outing—Bedford Valley Golf Course, 23161 Waubascon Road, Battle Creek. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Register online: $75 per golfer early-bird rate; $85 after May 26.
Wednesday, June 21
Summer solstice (first day of summer)
Saturday, June 24
Commencement—Miller Auditorium, times to be announced.
Monday, June 26
Eid al Fitr begins at sundown
Wednesday, June 28
Summer I session ends
WMU Night at Comerica Park—Detroit Tigers versus Kansas City Royals, Comerica Park, 7:10 p.m. Tickets and tailgate and travel packages: mywmu.com.
Thursday, June 29
Summer II session begins
Board of Trustees meeting—Bernhard Center. Closed informal session at 9 a.m. Formal session at 11 a.m.