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December 2019

Monday, December 2

  • Study Abroad Information Session—12 to 1 p.m. in 2425 Ellsworth Hall, hosted by WMU Study Abroad. Information sessions are the first step for students interested in study abroad programs. No appointment required; free. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free.
  • "Poor Air Quality: Problems and Solutions in a Changing Climate" seminar—4 p.m. in 1118 Rood Hall, hosted by the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences. The seminar will be presented by Dr. Daniel Horton, assistant professor at Northwestern University. Free. 

Tuesday, December 3

  • Study Abroad Information Session—11 a.m. to Noon the Bernhard Center Global Lounge, hosted by WMU Study Abroad. Information sessions are the first step for students interested in study abroad programs. No appointment required; free. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free.
  • Telenovela Watch Party—4 to 6 p.m. in room 1010 of the CHHS building, hosted by the College of Health and Human Services. View and discuss telenovelas to practice conversations Spanish. Free.
  • The Three Principles of the Path, class—7 to 8:30 p.m. at People's Church, 1758 N 10th St. Kalamazoo, hosted by People's Church. A class based on a text by 14th century master and founder of the Geluk school of Tibetan Buddhism. Free. 

Wednesday, December 4

  • Study Abroad Information Session Walk-Ins—8 to 11:30 a.m. in 2425 Ellsworth Hall, hosted by WMU Study Abroad. Information sessions are the first step for students interested in study abroad programs. No appointment required; free. 
  • "Family Structure and Socioeconomic Mobility" lecture—noon to 1:15 p.m. in 2028 Brown Hall, hosted by the Department of Economics as part of the Werner Sichel Lecture Series. The lecture will feature Dr. Sarah Kroeger, professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame. Free. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free.
  • "Does an Animated Character Robot Increase Productivity?" lecture—5 p.m. in 2730 Sangren Hall, hosted by the Soga Japan Center, the School of Communication, the Consulate General or Japan (Detroit) and Combot Labs. The lecture will feature Dr. Reo Matsumura, CEO, CTO and Co-Founder of karakuri products inc., located in Tokyo, Japan. Free.

Thursday, December 5

  • Study Abroad Information Session—3 to 4 p.m. in 2425 Ellsworth Hall, hosted by WMU Study Abroad. Information sessions are the first step for students interested in study abroad programs. No appointment required; free. 

Friday, December 6

  • Study Abroad Information Session—10 to 11 a.m. in 2425 Ellsworth Hall, hosted by WMU Study Abroad. Information sessions are the first step for students interested in study abroad programs. No appointment required; free. 
  • Study Abroad Information Session—3 to 4 p.m. in 2425 Ellsworth Hall, hosted by WMU Study Abroad. Information sessions are the first step for students interested in study abroad programs. No appointment required; free. 

Sunday, December 15

  • Guided Tour: Japanese Ceramics—2 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA), 435 W South St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the KIA. The tour will focus on "Natural Forms: Contemporary Art by Japanese Women." Admission starts at $2. 

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