Events and Workshops

Spring 2024 Writing Circles

In-person Writing Circles -  Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. starting Thursday, Jan. 25 in West Walwood Hall, East Campus. Coffee, tea, and light snacks will be provided. Click here to reserve your in-person or virtual seat. 

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Additional Information

March 2024

WMU Employee Graduate Education Information Session (in-person, for WMU employees only)

Wednesday, March 13, 10 to 11 a.m.

WMU employees receive excellent benefits from the University and are encouraged to pursue educational opportunities. The tuition remission program allows employees with fulltime benefits eligibility to take graduate courses tuition free. Sign up for an in-person informational session hosted by the WMU Graduate College to learn more about graduate program options, including application deadlines and requirements. If there is no registration, the session will be canceled that month, so be sure to register in advance! Info sessions will be held in the Walwood Hall Lobby, East Campus. Beverages will be provided.  

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Master of Business Administration Information Session (Hybrid)

Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m.

Join faculty, current students, and program leaders to learn about the Haworth College of Business MBA program, including information about how the program can help accelerate your career and build your professional network, as well as information on new program features.

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Grad Student Meet-up

Wednesday, March 20, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Student Center, 2209/2211
All graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Student Meet-up on Wednesday, March. 20, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the WMU Student Center, Rooms 2209/2211. Join this free event to enjoy a free lunch, fellowship with other graduate students, and hear about helpful graduate student resources.

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How to Prepare for a Research Poster Presentation

Thursday, March 21, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Room 1720, Sangren Hall, Main Campus

Are you a graduate or undergraduate student who is preparing for an upcoming research poster presentation? Have you been asked to create a research poster, but are uncertain how to proceed? Attend this free session to learn the basic information for hosting a poster session. This workshop is appropriate for students in any academic program, especially those at the master's and doctoral level.

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April 2024

Research and Poster Day

Thursday, April 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Poster Display 9 to 11:45 a.m.
Award Ceremony: Noon to 1 p.m.
Waldo Library 

This is an opportunity for graduate students to promote their scholarly work, gain experience giving presentations, and enhance their resume and/or CV. Students must be nominated by their department before March 22. Learn more here

How to Prepare for Graduate School (intended for WMU undergraduate students who are starting an accelerated graduate degree program in Fall 2024)

Thursday, April 11, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Room 1720, Sangren Hall

Undergraduate WMU students who are starting an accelerated graduate degree master's program in the fall 2024 semester are invited to attend this workshop. Hannah Holmes, a current accelerated graduate student from the School of Communications, will share her tips for managing the transition from undergraduate to graduate level classes. This is also an opportunity to meet other newly admitted graduate students!

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