January 2014 WMU News

Deadline approaching for two assessment awards

The deadline for submitting applications or nominations for two awards, the University Assessment Excellence Award and University Individual Assessment Excellence Award, is Friday, Feb. 14.

'Memphis' comes to Miller Auditorium

The critically acclaimed musical "Memphis," is coming to Miller Auditorium for two performances at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 11 and 12. Tickets range from $35 to $58.

WMU Alert users urged to review contact information

Members of the University community who have registered to receive emergency information through WMU Alert should check the phone number they have registered to ensure prompt notification.

Award-winning pianist to perform benefit concert

Award-winning pianist Kevin Cole will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The concert is a benefit for the WMU Music Teachers National Association.

Dance department to stage annual Winter Gala concert

The Department of Dance's annual Winter Gala dance concert runs from Thursday, Jan. 30, through Saturday, Feb. 1, in Shaw Theatre. Tickets are available at the Gilmore Theatre Complex Ticket Office.

WMU closed Monday Jan. 27, due to severe weather

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU is closed Monday, Jan. 27, due to severe weather. All classes are canceled. For information on the status of regional locations, visit the Extended University Programs Web page.

'Rock of Ages' comes to Miller Auditorium

The hit musical "Rock of Ages," is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. Tickets are available at the Miller Auditorium box office or online.

WMU trustees schedule 2014 meeting dates

WMU's Board of Trustees has scheduled its meeting dates for the remainder of the year. The meetings are tentatively set to occur in the Bernhard Center.

Speaker series examines contemporary Muslim culture

The Islam in Global Perspectives speaker series will be held Jan. 23 through April 3 at the Multicultural Center in the Trimpe Building. The lectures are free and open to the public. 

Memorial service set for Anthony Ellis

A campus memorial service for Dr. Anthony Ellis, who died Jan. 7, has been planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Kanley Chapel. The service will feature photos and remembrances of his life and career.

Stanford University economist, MacArthur Fellow to speak at WMU

Dr. Avner Greif will speak at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in 2028 Brown Hall as part of the Sichel Lecture Series. His talk is titled "Economic Development from a Historical Perspective: The Origin and Nature of Good Institutions."