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October 11, 2022

Traveling in China: How to get around

A free online lecture “Traveling in China: How to get around” is scheduled to be on October 11 at 4PM

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 11
Time: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Zoom

Zero-COVID, Carbon Neutrality, and the Future of Coercive Environmentalism

A free online lecture “Zero-COVID, Carbon Neutrality, and the Future of Coercive Environmentalism” is scheduled to be on October 11th at 6:30 PM. Dr. Yifei Li, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at NYU Shanghai and Global Network Assistant Professor at NYU, will discusses the parallels between the zero-COVID policy and climate governance in China, underscoring both

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 11
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Zoom
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Acclaimed author Harriet A. Washington to give talk on Oct. 11

Harriet Washington will speak on "Unethical Treatment of Marginalized Populations in the Name of Medicine" as part of the Ethics Center's Fall 2022 lecture series.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 11
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Room 4010 College of Health and Human Services building

October 12, 2022

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How to Have a Civil Conversation

As emotional tensions rise in response to political divisions and the growing awareness of social inequities, the art of having Civil Conversations has never been more necessary. In this workshop, we will learn emotional intelligence skills to engage in civil conversations allowing us opportunities to build respectful, truth-seeking bridges toward greater understanding with family, co-workers, neighbors, etc.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 12
Time: noon to 12:45pm
Location: 3017 Student Recreation Center

Academic Adulting Series

Make your academic life easier and sign up for an Academic Adulting workshop! Learn skills and discover tools that will save you time and stress when working on your assignments. All workshops are eligible for WMU Signature or SPuRs credit.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 12
Time: 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: In-person at Waldo Library and online
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White Space, Black Hood Book Club

White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality by Sheryll Cashin introduces the concept of “fair housing” and the various discriminatory practices that have created the current inequities in the housing market. Discussions led by Kathy Purnell, the senior coordinator of advocacy and intake for the Fair Housing Center of Southwest Michigan. First 10 sign-ups receive a free book. Student who attend all meetings receive Signature credit.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 12
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: Zoom

October 13, 2022

Academic Adulting Series

Make your academic life easier and sign up for an Academic Adulting workshop! Learn skills and discover tools that will save you time and stress when working on your assignments. All workshops are eligible for WMU Signature or SPuRs credit.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 13
Time: 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: In-person at Waldo Library and online

Visiting Artist Lecture: Ben Blount

Join visiting artist Ben Blount for a lecture about his artistic process and voice. Blount is a Detroit-born artist, designer and letterpress printer that loves books, type and putting ink on paper. Register now.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 13
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Zhang Legacy Collections Center

October 14, 2022

Rider Colloquium

Barbara Rider started this colloquium in 2004 to bring scholars, clinicians, educators and students together to work toward evidence-based practice and to grow as professionals. The annual, daylong event features lectures and sessions with leading OT educators and practitioners.

The keynote presentation will be from Dr. Amy Lynch, who will discuss Empathy Across the Lifespan: Considerations for Becoming a Trauma Informed Occupational Therapy Practitioner.

Date: Friday, Oct. 14
Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Fetzer Center

Academic Adulting Series

Make your academic life easier and sign up for an Academic Adulting workshop! Learn skills and discover tools that will save you time and stress when working on your assignments. All workshops are eligible for WMU Signature or SPuRs credit.

Date: Friday, Oct. 14
Time: noon to 1:00pm
Location: In-person at Waldo Library and online
CFA 50

Celebrating the Arts: Honoring our past and looking toward our future

50 years ago, Western Michigan University created the College of Fine Arts. You have been part of our long legacy of excellence in the arts. We invite you to celebrate our 50th anniversary and what we have accomplished together as we look toward to what the future holds.

Pre-show

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Join us early at the Richmond Center and Dalton Center MMR for art, design, hors d’oeuvres and artful dialogue.

Date: Friday, Oct. 14
Time: 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Richmond Center and Dalton Center

October 15, 2022

Radio Days at the Homecoming Tailgate

Everyone is invited to Radio Days at the Homecoming Tailgate hosted by the WMU Alumni Association on Saturday Oct. 15 on the Heritage Hall Grand Lawn. Join us from Noon - 3 p.m. for food, festivities, and fun for all ages. This year’s tailgate will feature popular music through the decades curated by WIDR DJs, the unveiling of the new class ring, a cookie contest, and bounce attractions and games in the BroncoLand Fun Zone. $30 for adults; $15 for kids 12 and under. Register by Sept.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 15
Time: noon to 3:00pm
Location: Heritage Hall Grand Lawn

October 16, 2022

In-Site/Outside

Student choreographers worked with first-year students to explore movement in relationship to specific sites they selected throughout campus to create short dance studies performed live. This project challenges choreography students to explore how dance can be created within a specific environment. So join us for a dance through campus this October 16 at 3 and 3:30pm. We'll meet at the Miller Fountain and set off in groups. 

Date: Sunday, Oct. 16
Time: (All day)
Location: Miller Fountain Plaza and around campus

October 17, 2022

Cybersecurity Summit

Join the WMU Office of Information Technology on Monday, Oct. 17, for the inaugural Cybersecurity Summit. The event takes place at the Fetzer Center from 1-4 p.m. and is open to WMU students, instructors and staff. Staff and supervisors with IT-related responsibilities are strongly encouraged to attend. Registration is required. The summit will present participants with global, national and higher education cybersecurity trends.

Date: Monday, Oct. 17
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Fetzer Center

October 18, 2022

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Child Welfare Series 2022 - Assessment of Cannabis and Opioid Use Disorders

This one-hour webinar will focus on the assessment of risk for cannabis and opioid use disorders as the legal drugs that are commonly used by individuals. Ways to share risk assessment and assist clients with decreasing overall risk of harm or overdose will also be discussed.

Date and time: Tuesday, Oct. 18 from noon to 1 p.m.

Presented by: Dr. Jennifer Harrison, LMSW, CAADC

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 18
Time: noon to 1:00pm

Family Life in China

A free online lecture “Family Life in China” is scheduled to be on October 18 at 1PM. With the development of the times, Chinese people’s family values and family structure are changing. This lecture will introduce such evolvements. 

 REGISTER

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 18
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Zoom
Gorick Ng

First generation career advisor to speak as part of Custer Speaker Series

  • Open to the public
  • First 75 receive free books
  • Refreshments served
  • Sponsored by Custer Speaker Series and WMU Paper Technology Foundation 

Gorick Ng is a career advisor at Harvard College, specializing in coaching first-generation, low-income students.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 18
Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

October 19, 2022

Fall recess

No classes. University is open regular business hours.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 19
Time: (All day)

October 20, 2022

Fall recess

No classes. University is open regular business hours.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 20
Time: (All day)

October 21, 2022

Fall recess

No classes. University is open regular business hours.

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

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