September 2019 Events

Monday, September 16

CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Heritage Month Celebration"Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico," Juan Díes, Mexican ethnomusicologist, Dalton Recital Hall, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 17

Discovery Acceleration WorkshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "Health and Human Services Funding," 1024 College of Health and Human Services, noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration required. Lunch provided. Free.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.

Wednesday, September 18

Farmers Market LuncheonDining Services will serve farm-to table-lunches at all dining centers, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Evaluation Cafe"The Institutional Review Board: Processes and Pitfalls," noon to 1 p.m, 4410 Ellsworth Hall.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.

Thursday, September 19

Lecture"Unlocking the Power of Motivation Science to Promote Language Learning Engagement and Achievement," Charles Nagle, Iowa State University, 3025 Brown Hall, 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Global Hop: "Europa"Celebration of global engagement; Global Kitchen and Lounge (Hadley Hall), 4 to 6 p.m. Free, no registration required. 
Career FairMeet the Firms With Beta Alpha Psi, Fetzer Center, 6 p.m. exclusively for Beta Alpha Psi members, open to the public from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information visit the Zhang Career Center online or email wmu.bap.president@gmail.com.

Friday, September 20

Fall ConvocationState of the University address, 2019 faculty and staff awards. Morning programs include: Teaching and Learning Bash, Teaching with Technology and Instructional Design, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bernhard Center.
Ethics Lecture Series"If the United State Promised Health Care as a 'Right,' What Would We REALLY Have to Deliver?", Jason Marker, M.D., Memorial Hospital (South Bend, IN), Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, 300 Portage St., 5 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Performance"1984", based on the book by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, presented by the WMU Department of Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets
Guest Artist RecitalSpektral Quartet with Mark DeChiazza, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 8 p.m. Free.

Saturday, September 21

Performance"1984", based on the book by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, presented by the WMU Department of Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets

Sunday, September 22

Performance"1984", based on the book by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, presented by the WMU Department of Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Purchase tickets
Performance and Discussion“Why 1984 Matters Now”, following the 2 p.m. performance of 1984. Ticket purchase required for performance, discussion is free.

Monday, September 23

Autumnal equinox (first day of fall)
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Colloquium"Ferric Materials—Smart and Clean Too," Pnina Ari-Gur, mechanical and aerospace engineering, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free.
The Resilience Factor SpeakerFeaturing Kechi Okwuchi, motivational and inspirational speaker, award-winning singer and burn survivor advocate, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 24

CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.

Wednesday, September 25

Engineering ExpoMain lobby of Floyd Hall, Parkview Campus, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Direct questions to career-fair@wmich.edu or (269) 387-2745.
Study Abroad FairSangren Hall Atrium; 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free. 
Evaluation Cafe"An Introduction to Analysis and Data Visualization using Tableau Software," noon to 1 p.m, 4410 Ellsworth Hall.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
SeminarIntroduction to Mendeley Desktop Seminar, Michele Behr, Edward Eckel, Waldo Library Classroom B0152, 2 to 3:30 p.m. 15 seats available. Free. Registration required.
Visiting Scholar Lecture"The Changing Identity of Latinos in the U.S. Today," Dr. Mark Hugo Lopez, Pew Research Center, 2028 Brown Hall, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided after the lecture. Free and open to the public.     

Thursday, September 26

Sustainability CelebrationOpen House, WMU Office for Sustainability, noon to 3 p.m.; Guided Bike Ride to Kalamazoo Farmers Market, 4:30 to 5 p.m.; First Community Meeting and Kick-Off, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Performance"1984", based on the book by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, presented by the WMU Department of Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets

Friday, September 27

Mercantile Breakfast Series"Mining Talent in Today's Economy, "Luke Kujacznski, executive director of Urban Alliance, 1120 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required
Asian ForumConference and forum on Asia, Sangren Hall, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration required.
Performance"1984", based on the book by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, presented by the WMU Department of Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets

Saturday, September 28

Men's SoccerWMU Broncos vs. University of Illinois-Chicago, WMU Soccer Complex, noon.
Performance"1984", based on the book by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, presented by the WMU Department of Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets
PerformanceComedian Ron White, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Sunday, September 29

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
Performance"1984", based on the book by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, presented by the WMU Department of Theatre, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Purchase tickets

Monday, September 30

CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.