Events

The College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University strives to add value to the lives of its learners and continuously improve the quality of its programming to meet the needs and expectations of the communities it serves. Join us for events that are tailored to your academic interests and help prepare you for the future.

Submitting events

Events for Arts and Sciences

Submit your events or news items online to the College of Arts and Sciences to share your upcoming events below. For a series of events, email a list or the web address of the series information to coas-web@wmich.edu.

Events for WMU Marketing and Strategic Communications

If your event is open to the entire campus community, please share it with MarCom:

  • If you have CMS (Content Management System) access, add an event under Add Content in the CMS. If you do not see that option under Add Content, apply for the reporter role for your section(s).
  • If you rarely submit events and do not have a CMS role for a website, complete the University event form.

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Reserve a conference room in 2302 or 2307 Friedmann Hall.

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Upcoming events

Monday, September 21

College of Arts and Sciences Virtual Town Hall–Faculty, staff and students in the College of Arts and Sciences are encouraged to join dean Carla Korestky as she discusses the return to campus, via Webex, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; contact Ashley Glass for the Webex link or for more information.

Tuesday, September 22

Virtual Faculty Abroad Speaker Series–"An American Archaeologist in the Middle East: Experiences in Turkey and Syria," presented by Dr. Britt Hartenberger, via Webex; RSVP to GIST director Susan Pozo before the event to receive a Webex invitation link.

Thursday, October 1

PICTURE A SCIENTIST film screening and panel discussion–Join us for a virtual screening of this feature-length documentary film, hosted by four other institutions of the NFS ADVANCE Midwest Partnership - Joining Forces, 7 p.m. EDT.

Thursday, October 8

Virtual Bronco Bash–Students and community members can visit virtual booths to learn more about WMU's majors, minors, faculty members, study abroad programs, student organizations and more, 4 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 10

Homecoming Campus Car Parade–Decorate your car and bring it to campus for a parade around Ring Road; vehicles will be judged by a panel of ‘celebrity’ Broncos and prizes will be awarded; participants will drive through Spirit Zones highlighting different areas and programs on campus; further details TBD.

Thursday, October 15

College of Arts and Sciences Research Webinar Series: COVID-19 Pandemic Research at WMU–“Factors Motivating Shelter-in-Place Orders,” presented by Dr. Matthew Mingus, professor of public administration, noon.

University Center for the Humanities Virtual Books & Beer–Sociology professor Dr. Ronald Kramer will read from his book, "Carbon Criminals, Climate Crimes," followed by a brief Q&A/discussion.

Monday, October 19

Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair 2020–via the Easy Virtual Fair platform, 3 to 6 p.m.

Thursday, October 22

College of Arts and Sciences Virtual State of the College Address–Faculty, staff and students in the College of Arts and Sciences are encouraged to join dean Carla Korestky as she discusses the current state of our college, via Webex, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; contact Ashley Glass for the Webex link or for more information.

Thursday, November 12

College of Arts and Sciences Research Webinar Series: COVID-19 Pandemic Research at WMU–“Moderators of Social Isolation and Mental Health Outcomes During COVID-19” presented by Dr. Brooke Smith, assistant professor of psychology, and Alex Twohy, graduate student in psychology, noon.

2021

Wednesday, January 13

Virtual Bronco Bash–Students and community members can visit virtual booths to learn more about WMU's majors, minors, faculty members, study abroad programs, student organizations and more, 4 to 7 p.m.

Thursday, February 18

College of Arts and Sciences Research Webinar Series: COVID-19 Pandemic Research at WMU–“Pandemic Response and Religion” presented by Dr. Stephen Covell, chair and professor of comparative religion, and Dr. Diane Riggs, faculty specialist II of comparative religion, noon.

Thursday, March 18

College of Arts and Sciences Research Webinar Series: COVID-19 Pandemic Research at WMU–“Accreditation and the Future of Higher Learning” presented by Dr. James Cousin, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and master faculty specialist of history, noon.