September 2016 Events

Thursday, September 1

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ribbon cuttingFor the new Valley Dining Center, 3 to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 2

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Broncos men's soccer vs. IPFWWMU Soccer Complex, 5 p.m. Free.

Sunday, September 4

Back-to-school picnicFor incoming and returning recipients of the Kalamazoo Promise and their families, Trimpe Building, noon to 5 p.m. Free; RSVP requested.
Bronco women's soccer vs. Western IllinoisWMU Soccer Complex, noon. Free.

Monday, September 5

U.S. Labor DayNo classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
Broncos men's soccer vs. IUPUIWMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 6

Fall semester classes begin at 8 a.m.
One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 7

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Board of Trustees meetingBernhard Center, time to be announced.
Welcome back and information tableFeaturing lemonade, games and information about services provided at Sindecuse Health Center, Campus Flagpoles, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.
Surplus saleActivity Therapy Building, on Oliver Street behind the Unified Clinics building, noon to 3 p.m.

Thursday, September 8

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 9

Bronco volleyball Holiday Inn West InvitationalUniversity Arena, Matches at 10 a.m. vs. Tennessee and at 7 p.m. vs. Xavier. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
Bronco BashAnnual fall welcome-back celebration, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 3 to 7 p.m. Free.
Bronco volleyball Holiday Inn West InvitationalUniversity Arena, Matches at 10 a.m. vs. Tennessee and at 7 p.m. vs. Xavier. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Saturday, September 10

Eid al Adha begins at sundown
Bronco volleyball Holiday Inn West InvitationalUniversity Arena, match at 2 p.m. vs. WU-Milwaukee. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco football vs. North Carolina CentralCommUniverCity Night, Waldo Stadium, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Sunday, September 11

Bronco women's soccer vs. ValparaisoWMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 14

Workshop"Starting a Business and Writing a Business Plan," sponsored by WMU's Small Business Development Center, Boatyard Brewing Company, 3 to 6 p.m. Admission $35; register online.
Information sessionFor students interested in participating on this year's competitive Ethics Bowl team, 2073 Moore Hall, 5:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, September 15

Sixth annual Medical Humanities ConferenceWMU Stryker School of Medicine, registration fees vary.
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.
Information sessionFor students interested in participating on this year's competitive Ethics Bowl team, 2073 Moore Hall, 12:30 p.m. Free.
Dance concert"La Cía Nacional de Danza Contemporánea," Marianela Boan and her company of dancers from the Dominican Republic, Dalton Center Studio B, Room 3116, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 16

Sixth annual Medical Humanities ConferenceWMU Stryker School of Medicine, registration fees vary.
Keynote lecturePart of the 6th annual WMU Medical Humanities Conference, "The Complete Works of Bioethics (Abridged)," Craig Klugman, DePaul University, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 3:45 p.m. Free.
Bronco women's soccer vs. DePaulWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.
Dance concert"La Cía Nacional de Danza Contemporánea," Marianela Boan and her company of dancers from the Dominican Republic, Dalton Center Studio B, Room 3116, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

Sunday, September 18

Broncos men's soccer vs. Eastern IllinoisWMU Soccer Complex, noon. Free.

Tuesday, September 20

Open houseLearn more about the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, 2073 Moore Hall, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 21

Engineering Expo 2016Open 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, Floyd Hall's main lobby, Parkview Campus, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
Surplus saleActivity Therapy Building, on Oliver Street behind the Unified Clinics building, noon to 3 p.m.

Thursday, September 22

Autumnal equinox (first day of fall)
Ethics Lecture Series"Most People Shouldn’t Vote," Jason Brennan, Georgetown University, 204 Bernhard Center, 6 p.m. Free.
Comedy show"Comedy: The Ultimate Medicine," a night of standup comedy featuring Tim Cusack, Dave Dyer, Joe Anderson and more, WMU Grand Rapids-Beltline, 2333 E. Beltline, Grand Rapids, 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets $75 per person, refreshments provided. Proceeds benefit the Healthcare and Human Services Pipeline Program for disadvantaged and under-represented high school students interested in allied health fields.

Friday, September 23

Bronco women's soccer vs. Eastern MichiganWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.

Saturday, September 24

Broncos men's soccer vs. DetroitWMU Soccer Complex, noon. Free.
China FestivalFeaturing sport, dance and music performances, hands-on activities, an art exhibition, informational display booths and workshops, Student Recreation Center, noon to 5 p.m. Free admission and parking; traditional foods available for a nominal fee.
Broncos men's tennis Vredevelt InviteSorenson Courts (outdoors) or West Hills Athletic Club, 2001 S. 11th St. (indoors), time TBA. Free.
Bronco volleyball vs. MiamiUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Bronco football vs. Georgia SouthernWaldo Stadium, time TBD. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Sunday, September 25

Bronco women's soccer vs. Central MichiganWMU Soccer Complex, 1 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 27

Broncos men's soccer vs. DrakeWMU Soccer Complex, 4 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 30

Fall ConvocationBernhard Center, events scheduled throughout the day.
Open dance rehearsal"Lilac Garden," Dalton Center Studio B, Room 3116, 5 p.m. Free.
Musical"Dirty Dancing—The Classic Story On Stage," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Ticket prices vary.