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October 17, 2021

Library at the Concert Hall Series

Stop by the Library at the Concert Hall table at the concert on this day and check out library items related to the concert program.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 17
Time: 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: Miller Auditorium

October 18, 2021

WMU Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair

The WMU Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18 via Handshake. This event provides opportunities for participants to explore options for advanced studies. Nearly 100 graduate and professional schools throughout the United States have already registered for the fair. This FREE event is open to all students and guests who are interested in pursuing graduate education.

Date: Monday, Oct. 18
Time: 3:00pm to 6:00pm

October 20, 2021

Fall recess

No classes. University is open regular business hours.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 20
Time: (All day)
Fruits and vegetables in small wooden bowels.

You vs. Illness–Win with a Healthy Immune System

Colds, Flu, Coronavirus–when your opponents are invisible, and on the offensive, your best defense against them is a healthy immune system. Supporting your immune system through diet and other lifestyle behaviors should be number one in your game plan to give your body the best chance of defending itself from infection.

Facilitated by Registered Dietitian, Gretchen Kauth

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 20
Time: 12:05pm to 12:55pm
Location: Virtual program through ExperienceWMU

October 21, 2021

Fall recess

No classes. University is open regular business hours.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 21
Time: (All day)

Faculty, staff headshot session scheduled at new time

Formal headshots for faculty and staff will be taken at a new time in the lobby of the second floor of the Bernhard Center. Photos are taken on a walk-in basis, and no appointments are needed. This is a later time than usually scheduled for headshots.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 21
Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm

October 22, 2021

Fall recess

No classes. University is open regular business hours.

Date: Friday, Oct. 22
Time: (All day)

October 25, 2021

October 26, 2021

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Food is Fuel: Nutrition for athletic performance

 The demands of recreational or competitive sports requires a well-thought-out game plan when it comes to nutrition. This workshop focuses on how an optimal diet can fuel training and improve performance, aid in quicker recovery, and maximize overall health and well-being. 

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 26
Time: 12:05pm to 12:55pm
Location: Virtual presentation through ExperienceWMU
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Getting the Most Out of Google Scholar

Learn about the benefits of using Google Scholar to identify a variety of literature in virtually any subject area. Registration requested.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 26
Time: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Webex

October 27, 2021

October 28, 2021

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Learn to use the free reference management software Mendeley to save your references and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Registration requested.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 28
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Webex
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A Conversation about Ethics and Carceral Higher Education

 Rebecca Ginsburg, Director of the Education Justice Project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will talk with Dale Brown, Director of the Prison Education Outreach Program at Western Michigan University, for a program hosted by the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 28
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: Webex
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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel - University Center for the Humanities "Courage" Speaker Series

The University Center for the Humanities welcomes Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel to Western Michigan University as the first speaker in our 2021-22 "Courage" speaker series.  This year’s series is inspired by the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, and brings to campus six speakers whose scholarship, writing and/or activism sheds light on the diverse experiences of American women now, and in the past. 

Date: Thursday, Oct. 28
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 228 - South Ballroom Bernhard Center

October 29, 2021

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WMU Theatre presents SWEAT

SWEAT

By Lynn Nottage

 

Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, Pulitzer prize-winning SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.

Date: Friday, Oct. 29
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Gilmore Theatre Complex, Williams Theatre

October 30, 2021

Yellow graphic that reads: Lynne Nottage SWEAT

WMU Theatre presents SWEAT

SWEAT

By Lynn Nottage

 

Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, Pulitzer prize-winning SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 30
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Gilmore Theatre Complex, Williams Theatre

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