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December 7, 2022

Books and Beer - Twice There Was A Country - Alen Hamza

The University Center for the Humanities at Western Michigan University invites all to the next “Books and Beer” event. Books and Beer events celebrate publications from University faculty over the last year. This month we celebrate Alen Hamza from the Enlgish Department. 

 

At 5pm on December 7, Alen Hamza will read poems from "Twice There Was A Country" 

There will be a brief Q&A / discussion after the reading.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 2500 Knauss Hall

December 8, 2022

Blood drive

The Department of Military Science and Leadership (WMU Army ROTC) will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross for the campus community. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call (269) 387-8120 or sign up online at redcrossblood.org with sponsor code WMU.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 8
Time: 11:00am to 4:45pm
Location: 105-107 Bernhard Center

December 9, 2022

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Child Welfare Series 2022 - Trauma, Resiliency and Horse Sense

We will have a discussion with the author of Follow Me, Friend: a memoir of undiagnosed PTSD, and the healing power of the horse-human relationship.

This is a virtual CE session. We will send a link to registrants the week before the event.

Date: Friday, Dec. 9
Time: 8:00am to noon

Entrepreneurship forum featuring Tamara Davis and Sarah Forrest

The next speakers in the 2022-23 Entrepreneurship Forum series will be two guests from the Haworth College of Business—Tamara Davis, regional director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and director of Starting Gate, and Sarah Forrest, business consultant for the Small Business Development Center and Starting Gate.

Date: Friday, Dec. 9
Time: 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 2150 Schneider Hall

December 11, 2022

Escape Room Tables and Murder Mysteries in a Box

Escape from your studies by playing one of a variety of mini escape room or murder mystery in a box games. Stop by Waldo Library and solve one or solve them all!

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Sunday, Dec. 11
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

Retro Game Night

Take a break and rejuvenate your brain with your favorite childhood board game. Stop by Waldo Library and play Connect Four, Battleship, checkers and more.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

 

Date: Sunday, Dec. 11
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

December 12, 2022

Collaging

Need a break from studying? Stop by Waldo Library and try your hand at collaging. Old magazines, scissors, glue and poster board will be provided for your artistic creations.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Monday, Dec. 12
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

Meet the Therapy Dogs: Griffyn and Archie

Therapy dogs Griffyn and Archie will be visiting Waldo Library to help you decompress during finals week. Come by and get your snuggles!

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Monday, Dec. 12
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: First Floor Waldo Library

Great Marshmallow Experiment

Bring your A-game to this Tinkertoy-like challenge. Drop by Waldo Library and join fellow Broncos and friends in building the tallest tower possible out of marshmallows and spaghetti. The hardest part is not eating all of the marshmallows first!

Date: Monday, Dec. 12
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

Finger Painting with Bob Ross

Let's get crazy here! Drop by Waldo Library and make your own happy little accidents with finger paints. Paints and paper will be available for you to use as you follow along with the videos.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week.

Date: Monday, Dec. 12
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

December 13, 2022

Expressive Art for Stress Management

Drop by Waldo Library and join WMU's own expressive art expert, Danielle Snow, from the Office of Health Promotion and Education for this popular event. They will guide you through fun activities to help you manage your stress.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 13
Time: 11:00am to noon
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

Stress Busters!

Who you gonna call when you are stressed? Sabbi Merz, that's who! She is WMU's expert on stress-busting techniques. Drop by Waldo Library during this time and you will come away feeling refocused and ready to study.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 13
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

Meet the Therapy Dogs: Archie and Chloe

Therapy dogs Archie and Chloe will be visiting Waldo Library to help you decompress during finals week. Come by and get your snuggles!

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 13
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: First Floor Waldo Library

DIY: Jar of Positivity

Write down affirmations for the upcoming semester and create a jar of positivity. Bring a jar or box of your own or use one of ours. Drop by Waldo Library and leave with positive reminders you can read or add to at any time.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 13
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

DIY: Duct Tape Crafts

Duct tape fixes everything, even the stress of finals week. Drop by Waldo Library to create your own earbud case, wallet and more using duct tape. Blueprints provided.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 13
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

December 14, 2022

Your Hero's Journey

You too are a hero! Stop by Waldo Library to use tarot-like cards to map out your own journey as a WMU hero.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 14
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

Meet the Therapy Dogs: Rosebud and Chloe

Therapy dogs Rosebud and Chloe will be visiting Waldo Library to help you decompress during finals week. Come by and get your snuggles!

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 14
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: First Floor Waldo Library

Relaxation Stations

Legos! Coloring books! Writing affirmation exercises! Take a break from your finals and chill out for a while at one of the relaxation stations at Waldo Library. Hosted by WMU's Office of Health Promotion and Education.

This event is part of Destress From the Tests, a series of stress-reducing activities happening during finals week. 

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 14
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Room 3015, Engagement Room Waldo Library

December 17, 2022

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