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October 31, 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: Sunday, Oct. 31
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Gilmore Theatre Complex, Williams Theatre

November 3, 2021

Setting Yourself Up for Success as a Scholar

Learn ways to position yourself as a researcher and scholar. Registration requested.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 3
Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Classroom E Swain Education Library, Sangren Hall

November 4, 2021

Ricardo Diniz

Custer Speaker Series

Solo sailor, coach and entrepreneur

Ricardo Diniz has sailed the equivalent of nearly four times around the world, with more than 100,000 miles logged. He has become a weather router and expedition manager for climbers, rowers and sailors. In addition to his sailing and other related skills, Diniz is an author and entrepreneur.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 4
Time: 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Fetzer Center
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: Thursday, Nov. 4
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Gilmore Theatre Complex, Williams Theatre

November 5, 2021

Social Work for Society

This course focuses on the relationship between Macro and Micro Social Work. Participants will learn how to connect the Macro practices of Administration, Policy and Advocacy to their social work practice. Participants will develop skills to help them navigate macro systems, as well as advocate for Macro changes needed for their client, service, or program. CE's Offered: 2 Social work CEUs

Date: Friday, Nov. 5
Time: noon to 2:00pm

WMU College of Aviation Recognition Dinner

Dinner will be held on Friday, November 5 in the brand new Aviation Education Center at the College of Aviation campus located on the Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field. A social period with a cash bar will be available beginning at 5:30, dinner starting at 6:15. Registration includes entrance and dinner.

Date: Friday, Nov. 5
Time: 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: Student Commons Aviation Education Center
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: Friday, Nov. 5
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Gilmore Theatre Complex, Williams Theatre
Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor, Erin Bentlage and Johnaye Kendrick

Jazz Masters Series: säje

Grammy-nominated vocal supergroup säje has been named Western Michigan University’s 2021 Jazz Masters Artist. The residency,  beginning on Nov. 1st, culminates in a concert on Friday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. featuring collaborations with Advanced Jazz Ensemble, Gold Company and the Western Jazz Collective. 

Date: Friday, Nov. 5
Time: 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Dalton Center Recital Hall

November 6, 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, Nov. 6
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Gilmore Theatre Complex, Williams Theatre

November 9, 2021

vegetables displayed with a stethoscope, tape measure and diabetes calculator

Living and Thriving with Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month

Learning how to live with diabetes is one thing… learning how to THRIVE with diabetes is another.  This workshop will focus on how healthy eating and exercising not only helps you manage your diabetes but can also help you feel empowered about the choices you’re making and help you to live your best life. 

Facilitator: Gretchen Kauth, Registered Dietitian

 

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 9
Time: 12:05pm to 12:55pm
Location: Virtual presentation through ExperienceWMU

November 10, 2021

Introduction to Zotero

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

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 10
Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Webex

Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds | Confronting Health Misinformation and Building a Healthy Information Environment

Hosted in part by the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D. Program, this session will discuss the impact of health misinformation and share ways we can confront health misinformation by helping individuals, families, and communities better identify and limit its spread. We will also highlight a number of ways institutions and organizations can approach this issue.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 10
Time: noon to 1:00pm

November 11, 2021

"A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage" Christina Wolbrecht and Kevin Corder

How have American women voted in the first 100 years since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment? How have popular understandings of women as voters both persisted and changed over time? In "A Century of Votes for Women," Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder offer an unprecedented account of women voters in American politics over the last ten decades.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 11
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Webex

November 15, 2021

Library Skills Week 2021

Make your academic life easier! Advanced skills and new tools can take your student game to the next level. Join us Nov. 15-19 for Library Skills Week, a free workshop series that will help you develop research skills to be the best student you can be. 

Date: Monday, Nov. 15
Time: (All day)

Small Stewart Archive Exhibit

Stop by Waldo Library between now and Dec. 15 and check out the display cases on the 2nd floor in the rotunda to get the first glimpse of materials from the David Small and Sarah Stewart Archive. 

Date: Monday, Nov. 15
Time: (All day)
Location: 2nd floor, rotunda, Waldo Library

November 16, 2021

Library Skills Week 2021

Make your academic life easier! Advanced skills and new tools can take your student game to the next level. Join us Nov. 15-19 for Library Skills Week, a free workshop series that will help you develop research skills to be the best student you can be. 

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 16
Time: (All day)

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