September 2018 Events

Tuesday, September 25

Ethics lecture series"How Far Have We Come," Black History 101 Mobile Museum special exhibit, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Ethics lecture series“The Truth Hurts: Black History, Honesty and Healing the Racial Divide,” Khalid el-Hakim, curator of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, Room 2008, Richmond Center for the Visual Arts, 3:30 p.m. Free.
Ethics Center Book Club"Intuition," 2072 Moore Hall. Registration required. Free.
Lyceum Lecture"Lyceum Keynote Event: Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat," Dr. Marion Nestle, Chenery Auditorium, free.

Wednesday, September 26

Engineering ExpoCareer and Student Employment Services is hosting the annual engineering expo, main lobby of Floyd Hall in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Ethics lecture series"How Far Have We Come," Black History 101 Mobile Museum special exhibit, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
Study Abroad FairLearn about numerous academic and language-intensive programs and internships, Sangren Hall, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
Bronco men's soccer vs. Detroit MercyWMU Soccer Complex, 4:30 p.m. Free.
Ethics Center Book Club"Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic," 322 W. Walnut St., Kalamazoo. Registration required. Free.

Thursday, September 27

Sustainability CelebrationOpen house, featuring live music, local and campus sustainability groups, engagement opportunities, local food and workshops, Office for Sustainability, 2529  West Michigan Ave., open house, noon to 3 p.m., workshops 4 to 6 p.m. Registration required for workshops. Free.
Custer Leadership Lecture Series“Leadership Matters,” John A. White, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Industrial Engineering and Chancellor Emeritus from University of Arkansas, D-115 Floyd Hall, 1:30 p.m. Free.
CELCIS conversation circleJoin students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics, Ellsworth Hall, fourth-floor lounge. Free
The Making & Reception of Roosevelt's Literary LifeDr. Thomas Bailey, English, and Dr. Katherine Joslin, English and director, WMU Center for the Humanities, 2500 Knauss, 4 to 6 p.m. Free.
WMU-Cooley Law School Open HouseWMU-Cooley Law School's Open House is a great time to explore law school possibilities. Thursday, Sept. 27, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Bernhard Center, President's Dining Room, first floor. Registration required. Free.

Friday, September 28

Fall University payment planLast day to sign up for a fall University payment plan.
Mercantile Bank of Michigan Speaker Series"The Future of Business Education: Strategic Implications for the Haworth College of Business," Satish Deshpande, Ph.D., dean, Haworth College of Business, 1035 Fetzer Center, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.
Asian ForumA forum for scholars at WMU and in the West Michigan area who work on Asia to share their research and to learn about ways in which to network with other faculty, Fetzer Center. Free
Retirement receptionFor Judy Mendendorp, special education and literacy studies, McGinnis Reading Center Library, noon to 3 p.m.
Truth"Art & Activism: On the Inside Out,” Angela Davis, visiting scholar, Kalamazoo College, WMU Dalton Center Recital Hall, 2 p.m. Free.
Virtual Reality Workshop"Creating Art in VR with Quill and Medium," 0135 Waldo Library, 2 to 3:30 p.m. No registration required. Free.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series"Oncolytic Virotherapy with Myxoma Virus," Dr. Grant McFadden, Arizona State University, 1260 Chemistry Building, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
Virtual Reality TournamentPlay the VR game "The Unspoken," 0135 Waldo Library, 5 to 8 p.m. No registration required. Free.
Salsa Night and WineProfessional dancers from the Kalamazoo Ballroom Academy will perform for WMU graduate students and give an intensive salsa lesson, learn the basics of wine and food pairing, Global Lounge, Bernhard Center. Reservations required.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 7) "Almost, Maine," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.

Saturday, September 29

FundraiserGiving Day Walk/Run, in support of the College of Arts and Sciences, Kanley Track, 10 a.m. to noon. Free; donations encouraged.
Guest lectureEva Kor, Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate, Bernhard Center's North Ballroom, 10:30 a.m. Free.
2018 China FestivalChina Festival at WMU commemorates the traditional Chinese Moon Festival and will include events such as: dance and music performances, a badminton tournament, hands-on activities, and more. Student Recreation Center. Free.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 7) "Almost, Maine," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
PerformanceiLuminate, Miller Auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Sunday, September 30

Bronco men's soccer vs. University of PacificWMU Soccer Complex, noon. Free.
University Theatre performancepresents (through Oct. 7) "Almost, Maine," York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex, 2 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-6222 or online.
PerformanceUnder the Streetlamp, Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.