Events and Workshops

APRIL 2021

Virtual Research Slide Presentations

Monday,  April 5 - Thursday, April 8, 2021
Virtual event

This week, we celebrate the scholarly accomplishments of WMU graduate students from across the University through research slide presentations. Please join this virtual event that  highlights the diverse research and activities of our graduate students. Click here to access the event booklet that includes a brief description of the research and the link to view each graduate student presentation (Bronco NetID required). Faculty judges will evaluate the presentations and the students with the highest scores will be awarded prizes. 

The judges' results are in!

Thank you to all the participants! The event recognized the research of over 26 graduate students and provided an opportunity for them to share their work with the University community. We are grateful to the 12 faculty judges who had the difficult task of evaluating and scoring the presentations. Sixteen students listed below were selected for awards for their outstanding research presentations. Congratulations!

Amaury Pineda, Political Science, 1st place
Jake Spitsbergen, Biological Sciences, 2nd place
Makayla Long, Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences, 3rd place
Grecia Sánchez Blanco, Philosophy, 4th place
Mishal Ahmed, Economics, honorable mention
Alex Brandow, Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology, honorable mention
LuLu Cao, Philosophy, honorable mention
Alberto Cintron-Colon, Biological Sciences, honorable mention
Madison Lyn Fitzgerald-Russell, Mallinson Institute for Science Education, honorable mention
Roshan Javanshad, Chemistry, honorable mention
Nitchada Kamlue, Mathematics, honorable mention
Xin Li, Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies, honorable mention
Qihai Liu, Statistics, honorable mention
Marilyn Markel, Economics, honorable mention
Ruchi Ojha, Biological Sciences, honorable mention
Yunzheng Zheng, Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology, honorable mention

Writing Circle

Thursday,  April 8, 2021
2 to 4 p.m. ET
Virtual session (Webex)

Doctoral students writing their dissertations are invited to join during drop-in times. Master’s students are invited to join the group to work on their theses or professional projects. We are all working individually in our virtual community on final projects. All are welcome. There are no obligations, just a small investment of time that offers accountability and motivation. Drop in as your schedule allows. No pre-registration required.

JOIN HERE


Master of Social Work (MSW) in Grand Rapids Virtual Information Session

Monday, April 12, 2021
4 p.m. ET
Virtual session

Please join the info session hosted by Grand Rapids MSW Coordinator, Dr. Sherwood, to learn more about the MSW Grand Rapids program at Western Michigan University!

RSVP HERE

Master of Public Health (MPH) Virtual Information Session

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
5 p.m. ET
Virtual session

If ever you were considering an advanced degree in public health, now is the time to act. This pandemic will end, but dealing with its after-effects and improving our public health system for future pandemics will require a greater workforce of trained public health professionals. Attendees will receive a fee waiver code for Fall 2021 MPH applications.

RSVP HERE

Writing Circle

Thursday,  April 15, 2021
2 to 4 p.m. ET
Virtual session (Webex)

Doctoral students writing their dissertations are invited to join during drop-in times. Master’s students are invited to join the group to work on their theses or professional projects. We are all working individually in our virtual community on final projects. All are welcome. There are no obligations, just a small investment of time that offers accountability and motivation. Drop in as your schedule allows. No pre-registration required.

JOIN HERE

Master of Public Health (MPH) Virtual Information Session

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
5 p.m. ET
Virtual session

If ever you were considering an advanced degree in public health, now is the time to act. This pandemic will end, but dealing with its after-effects and improving our public health system for future pandemics will require a greater workforce of trained public health professionals. Attendees will receive a fee waiver code for Fall 2021 MPH applications.

RSVP HERE