September 2017 Events

Friday, September 1

Eid al Adha begins at sundown
Fall WelcomeActivities to assist first-year students with their academic and social transitions to college life. Check schedule for event details; times and locations vary.
International Student OrientationDaily programming runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Bernhard Center.
Residence halls officially open to all students9 a.m. Check to see if you qualify for early move-in.
One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
Waldo welcome eventFeaturing games, ice cream, research experts and more at Waldo Library, 2 to 4 p.m. Free.

Monday, September 4

U.S. Labor DayNo classes. Many WMU offices closed.
Bronco men's soccer vs. University of CincinnatiBronco Stampede, WMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 3 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 5

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.
Discovery Webinar SeriesFor WMU faculty and research staff, "International Opportunities with Cultural Vistas," 264 Walwood Hall, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 6

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

Thursday, September 7

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Resource Fair for Graduate StudentsBernhard Center's North Ballroom, 3 to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 8

One Stop CenterOffering numerous student services in one location, Bernhard Center second floor, 10 a.m. to noon. Free.
Bronco BashAnnual fall welcome-back celebration, Sangren Pedestrian Mall, 3 to 7 p.m. Free.
Retirement receptionFor Donald Penskar, Logistical Services, Fetzer Center atrium, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, September 9

Bronco football at Michigan StateSpartan Stadium, 325 W. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, time TBA. Tickets: msuspartans.com.
Fall Fab FestConnect with LGBT organizations and campus partners while enjoying free food and performances, 3 to 6 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, September 13

Art exhibit preview and reception"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 5 to 7 p.m. Free; members only.

Thursday, September 14

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 15

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Presidential inaugurationInauguration of WMU's ninth president, Dr. Edward B. Montgomery, Miller Auditorium, 11 a.m. Details TBA.

Saturday, September 16

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Bronco football vs. IdahoCommUniverCity Night, Waldo Stadium, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX. Televised on ESPN3.

Sunday, September 17

Bronco men's soccer vs. University of DaytonAlumni Weekend, WMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 1 p.m. Free.

Monday, September 18

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 19

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Discover Discovery research workshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Stories from the Trenches: Building a Successful Research Career at WMU," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.

Wednesday, September 20

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Engineering Expo 2017Public job fair, Floyd Hall lobby, Parkview Campus, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free; no pre-registration required.
Bronco men's soccer vs. University of MichiganKingdom Youth Day, WMU Soccer Complex, 4502 Campus Drive, Kalamazoo, 5 p.m. Free.
Ethics book club"Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism" by John Hoberm, WMed Information Commons, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.

Thursday, September 21

Hijra begins at sundown
Board of Trustees meetingHeritage Hall. Closed informal session at 9 a.m. Formal session at 11 a.m.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Discovery Webinar SeriesFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Finding Success with an NIH R01," 2130 Sangren Hall, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 22

Autumnal equinox (first day of fall)
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.
Comedy show"Dixie’s Tupperware Party," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Saturday, September 23

Bronco football vs. WagnerSouthwest Fest, Waldo Stadium, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.
Comedy show"Dixie’s Tupperware Party," Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Monday, September 25

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, September 26

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Real Talk Diversity SeriesBeing Seen: Discussion of Janet Mock's "Surpassing Certainty," Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free; lunch and books provided to limited number of registered participants.

Wednesday, September 27

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
2017 Study Abroad FairSangren Pedestrian Mall, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
Ethics book club"Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism" by John Hoberm, 3025 Brown Hall, 6 p.m. Free; advance registration required: ethicscenter@wmich.edu.

Thursday, September 28

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Humanities lectureThe Promise of Education, "In Defense of Ideals," Mark Edmundson, 3502 Knauss Hall, 7 to 9 p.m. Free.

Friday, September 29

Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free.

Saturday, September 30

Bronco football vs. Ball StateArbor Financial Youth Day, Waldo Stadium, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Yom Kippur begins at sundown
Art exhibit"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context," Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, noon to 6 p.m. Free.