Events and Workshops

Events and workshops



MA in Literacy Studies Information Session (Zoom virtual workshop)

Thursday, August 6, 2020
6 to 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Workshop (Zoom platform)

Join program faculty member, Dr. Susan Piazza, on August 6 to learn more about WMU's Master of Arts in Literacy Studies. Student who begin this fall are eligible for up to $4,900 in scholarships.


Introduction to Mendeley Desktop (WebEx virtual workshop)

Thursday, August 13, 2020
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Virtual Workshop (WebEx platform)

This will be a virtual workshop from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on WebEx.  Learn to use the free reference management software Mendeley to save your references, annotate and take notes on your articles, and create bibliographies for your papers and articles. Mendeley allows you to organize your article, book and report references using folders, tag them for easy search and retrieval, and access them on any device using the desktop software, iPhone/iPad/Android apps, and through a web browser through References created on any device sync seamlessly with your account on the web and are accessible on any of your other devices.

Participants are encouraged to create a Mendeley account ahead of time at and download and install the Mendeley software on their computers so that they are ready to begin working in the workshop.




Graduate and Professional School Virtual Fair

Monday, October 19, 2020
3 to 6  p.m. EST
Virtual Fair (Easy Virtual Fair platform)

Students are invited to participate in Western Michigan University's annual Graduate and Professional School Fair on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 3 to 6 p.m. Although we would rather host an in-person experience, this year we have moved the event online. Through this event, students will engage in real-time, online conversations with colleges and universities around the country. 

Are you a college or university interested in registering for this event? Click one of the links below to register or learn more about the event at


WMU Departments Register HERE

Not a WMU Department? Register here