February 2019 Events
Wednesday, February 20
Evaluation Cafe—"Using Big Data: Electoral and Voter Data used for Targeted Promotions," Christina Soliz, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Free; lunch provided.
MLK Event—"The Courage to Create," poetry reading and competition award reception, Adrian Trimpe Building, Multicultural Center, 4 p.m.
Virtual Reality Workshop—"Creating 3D Objects for VR," 0135 Waldo Library, 5:30 to 7p.m. Free. Registration required.
Bronco Women's Basketball v. Kent State—Bronco Women's Basketball v. Kent State, Read Field House / University Arena, 7 p.m.
Guest Artist Recital: Keith Kirchoff, Piano—Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Thursday, February 21
Awards Reception—To honor nominees and winners of the 2019 student employee and supervisor of the year, Bernhard Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Asylum Lake Preserve Management Council—Regular meeting of the Asylum Lake Preserve Management Council, Kalamazoo College Fieldhouse, 1600 W. Michigan Ave., Hornet Suite, 2nd floor, 7 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Truth—“More Together Than Alone: The Power and Spirit of Community,” Mark Nepo, poet, author and philosopher, 2425 Knauss Hall, 7 p.m. Free.
Student Composers III—Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.
Coffee and Canvas—Join the Campus Activities Board for a fun-filled night of cookies, coffee and painting while you unleash your inner Picasso, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.. Bernhard Center north ballroom. Admission is $1 with a student ID, $2 without a student ID.
Friday, February 22
Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series—"How to Grow a Family Business," Joe Cekola, president and owner, Imperial Beverage, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Diversity and Inclusion Conference—"Health Care: The Power of a Community Who Cares", keynote speaker Mark Nepo, also featuring workshops and presentations by WMU faculty and students, College of Health and Human Services, Room 4010, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tickets $25, students $10, includes lunch. Registration required.
Open Textbook Workshop—For WMU faculty and staff, Swain Education Library, Group Study Room F, 10:30 am. to noon. Free. Registration required.
Peach Jam event—"Free. Safe. Educated.," Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 2028 Brown Hall, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, February 23
Bronco Women's Basketball v. Eastern Michigan University—Bronco Women's Basketball v. Eastern Michigan University, Read Field House / University Arena, 2 p.m.
Sunday, February 24
Choral Showcase: Collegiate Singers, Cantus Femina, and University Chorale—Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Free.
Monday, February 25
Colloquium—"An Outreach Story: starting and growing an outreach program (with and without grant funding)", Patricia Sievert, Director of Northern Illinois University’s STEM Outreach program, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free. Light refreshments starting at 3:30 p.m., 2202 Everett Tower.
Virtual Reality Workshop—"VR: Nursing Simulation Presentation," 0135 Waldo Library, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free. Registration required.
Tuesday, February 26
TED Talk Tuesdays—Navigating a World of "Fake News" and Misinformation facilitated by Dianna Sachs. Free and open to the public. Noon, Lee Honors College lounge.
Mendeley Workshop—“Introduction to Mendeley Desktop – Free Reference Management Software,” Swain Education Library, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Free. Registration required.
Wednesday, February 27
Evaluation Cafe—"Research Transparency: Registry of Efficacy and Effectiveness Studies," Jessaca Spybrook, WMU professor of evaluation, measurement and research, noon to 1 p.m. Free. Lunch provided.
Lecture—"Imagining India: A Travel and Teaching Forum," Dr. Todd Kuchta and graduate students, University Center for the Humanities, 2500 Knauss, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free.
Ethics Center Book Club—"The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail" by Jason de Leon led by Coral Cervantes, WMU comparative religion graduate student, 2072 Moore Hall, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 27 and March 13 and 20. Free and open to the public.
Virtual Reality Workshop—"Creating Art in VR," 0135 Waldo Library, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free. Registration required.
Guest Artist Recital: Collect/Project—Dalton Center Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Free.