WMU will seek input Monday, April 10, on an idea that would create a new integrated learning and activity hub centered on Waldo Library.
March 2017 WMU News
Actor and storyteller Scott Turner Schofield will present "Gender Inclusion" twice on April 12 for Kalamazoo County's 2017 Respecting Differences program.
The WMU hockey team finished third in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference this past season, a program best, and earned home ice in the NCHC Quarterfinals for the first time in program history.
Poetry readings, music, faculty talks, dance set to poetry, poetry translations, new books, choral works and more will be highlighted at WMU Libraries April 1-21.
The Wednesday, April 12, screening will be followed by a panel discussion and reception with WMU faculty and community education leaders including local public school superintendents.
Rachel Larson, an integrated supply management student, will receive her award Friday, April 14, at the Industrial Supply Association's national convention in Denver.
The School of Music Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Miller Auditorium and the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
For the 10th straight year, just over 100 young geography buffs from across the state will visit campus for the Michigan State Geographic Bee. This year's bee is set for Friday, March 31.
Noted political scientists to address "How Ambiguous Phrases Create Foreign Threats," "Roman Catholic African-American Politics" and "Micro-finance and Social Inclusion" March 30, March 31 and April 3.
WMU is looking to fill 150 volunteer spots for the Color Run 5K race in Kalamazoo Saturday, April 22. Volunteer at bit.ly/kzoocolorrun17.
Highlights include the 28th annual International Festival, Japanese language courses for teens and a wide scope of globally focused lectures.
University Theatre will stage the Tony Award-winning musical "The Wiz" April 7-22 in Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
Some 700 people are expected to participate in Kalamazoo's 23rd annual César Chávez March. The event, set for March 30, starts at Bronson Park and ends on the WMU campus.
Fifty students out of a senior class of more than 5,941 students will be recognized during the 37th annual Presidential Scholars Convocation March 28.
The WMU School of Music will present a version of Mozart's opera, "The Marriage of Figaro," free and open to the public, at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 3-4, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Spring University Percussion Ensemble concert will feature Cristobal Pineda Flores at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion.
Dr. Alexander Guerrero, assistant professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, will deliver the annual Winnie Veenstra Peace Lecture, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in 213 Bernhard Center.
More than 110 employers will be at the Education Career Fair April 5 and more than 30 at Aviation Outlook Day April 7. Both fairs are free and open to the public.
The Collegium Musicum concert, free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
WMU alumnua Dr. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes will address the consequences of a piecemeal approach to immigration at noon Wednesday, April 5, in 2028 Brown Hall.
In a country that has 11 official languages, relating culture to math may lead to better learning outcomes for students.
The annual spring membership drive will begin Monday, March 27. Make a gift to support award-winning local news and arts content, and popular National Public Radio programs.
"Travel" around the globe in a single day as WMU's international students showcase their cultures April 2 during the annual International Festival.
With the approval of the Higher Learning Commission, WMU will be able to move forward with its plans, including the launch of an aviation flight science bachelor's degree program.
The event at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, aims to increase awareness of the worldwide lack of access to clean water and to raise funds to help Clean Water for the World.
Flags on all campuses of WMU will be lowered Friday, March 24, in honor of Air Force Capt. Andrew Becker, formerly of Novi, who died Tuesday, March 14.
All Vietnam-era veterans attending the March 29 event will be recognized and presented with a U.S. Department of Defense commemorative pin.
Rigoberta Menchú Tum will present a free, public talk on "An Indigenous Perspective: Protecting People and Planet" at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24. Please note updated time.
Tickets for general seating at the April 7 event must be secured before the event and are only available by request through the Miller Auditorium box office in person or by calling (269) 387-2300.
The Graduating Presentations in Dance Concert, titled "soft//power," runs Thursday through Sunday, April 6-9. All performances will be held in Dance Studio B on the third floor of the Dalton Center.