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May 26, 2024

Purple background with a roman figure in blue with pink hair and features blue letters with Julius Caesar and May 17 through 26.

WMU Theatre Presents Julius Caesar

Shakespeare's political thriller tells the story of the conspiracy against Caesar, his assassination, and the defeat of his conspirators.  Jealous conspirators convince Caesar's friend Brutus to join their assassination plot against Caesar. To stop Caesar from gaining too much power, Brutus and the conspirators kill him on the Ides of March. Mark Antony drives the conspirators out of Rome and fights them in a battle.

Date: Sunday, May. 26
Time: 2:00pm
Location: WMU - Gilmore Theatre Complex

May 27, 2024

U.S. Memorial Day

No classes. Many WMU offices closed.

Date: Monday, May. 27
Time: (All day)
Memorial Day Workout at West Hills Athletic Club

Memorial Day Workout at West Hills Athletic Club

Join Dre for a special Memorial Day workout!

Monday, May 27 at 8 a.m.

Join us as we sweat, salute, and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom during our special Memorial Day workout. Let's make every rep count!

West Hills Athletic Club will be closed on Memorial Day except for this special workout.

Date: Monday, May. 27
Time: 8:00am

May 29, 2024

June 4, 2024

Artificial Intelligence in Government

Emerging Roles of Artificial Intelligence in Government: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Featuring Alan Shark, Author of Artificial Intelligence - A Primer for State and Local Government, Executive Director of the Public Technology Institute, and NAPA Fellow

Date: Tuesday, Jun. 4
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 1910 Sangren Hall

June 7, 2024

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Using Problem-Based Learning to Explore Refugee Post-Resettlement Trauma in Children

In this course we will explore the basics of refugee resettlement in the United States. Then, we'll look at problem-based learning as a method to break down individual refugee cases involving trauma. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network’s Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma’s problem-based learning system allows clinicians to consider new avenues of case presentations. We'll discuss and apply the 12 Core Concepts of Childhood Trauma to one specific case involving a refugee child.

Date: Friday, Jun. 7
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Location: WMU Grand Rapids
lemons, peppers, greens, artichokes, avocado and carrots on a white cutting board

Spring into Summer: Cooking Demonstration New Date

The Western Wellness cooking demonstration 

A new date of Friday, June 7. Join Registered Dietitian, Gretchen Kauth, her awesome dietetic students, and Gibbs House staff for a cooking demonstration and taste-testing workshop highlighting summer-inspired recipes. Fresh produce from Gibbs Farm will be featured.  

Register online by Wednesday, June 5

 

Date: Friday, Jun. 7
Time: 12:05pm to 12:55pm
Location: 3302 Kohrman Cooking Lab

June 10, 2024

High school age boy holding four different sport balls and two other individuals lifting weights

Summer Strong Strength Training for Fall Sports

Stay ready for fall sports with personal training starting June 10 and running through Aug. 30!

Train hard this summer and be in top condition this fall. We’ll train for your specific sport with a focus on strength, conditioning and agility. Get a group of friends and train together, or choose to train by yourself for a one-on-one program tailored to your individual needs.

Personal Training Options

All pricing is per person.

Date: Monday, Jun. 10
Time: (All day)
Location: West Hills Athletic Club
Tennis Summer Camps and animated kids playing tennis together

Weekly Jr. Tennis Summer Camps at West Hills Beginning June 10

Looking for a great activity for your children? West Hills is the perfect summer camp choice! And we’re not just tennis. Our pros will provide your child with a daily tennis lesson, followed by a snack break (campers should bring one daily), and then a different game each day. Age-appropriate games could include pickleball, dodgeball, obstacle courses, tag, and more! Guaranteed FUN for all.

Monday–Thursdays
9 a.m. to noon

Date: Monday, Jun. 10
Time: 9:00am to noon
Location: West Hills Athletic Club
Summer Tennis Academy with images of Cam Muller and Eli Wisser below

Summer Tennis Academy Beginning June 10

We are excited to announce our new Summer Tennis Academy! Designed for aspiring young athletes hungry for success, our program is crafted to refine skills, enhance strategy, and foster a winning mindset.

Date: Monday, Jun. 10
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: WMU-Upper Sorenson Tennis Courts

June 12, 2024

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Navigate Common Clinical Traps: Socratic Dialogue Demonstration

Do you sometimes struggle with common clinical traps such as clients looking to the therapist for answers, not completing between session activities, or having a high intolerance for uncertainty?

Date: Wednesday, Jun. 12
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: CHHS Building

June 15, 2024

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Experiential Activities Developed to Help Enhance the Holistic Methods of Substance Abuse Treatment

This presentation will help individuals working in the field of substance abuse recovery utilize experiential activities to better deliver the message of recovery to your clients. We'll demonstrate practice-based exercises designed to help defeat negative self narrative, disarm positive feedback loops (obsessive thoughts), dispel isolation mythologies, solicit emotional responsibility, and nurture novel perspectives as they relate to healing.

Date: Saturday, Jun. 15
Time: 9:00am to 12:30pm
Location: College of Health and Human Services

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