April 2019 Events

Thursday, April 18

Lecture"Turning It Around: Lessons Learned about Prevention, Corrections, and Reintegration of Ex-Offenders," Aaron Kinzel, University of Michigan, Dearborn, sponsored by the Lewis Walker Institute for the Study for Race and Ethnic Relations and the School of Social Work.  Room 4010, College of Health and Human Services, 4 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 269-387-2141.

Friday, April 19

Good Friday
Passover begins at sundown
Open Textbook WorkshopFor WMU faculty and staff, Swain Education Library, Group Study Room D, 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Registration required
Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies talk"Sensory Experience and Chinese Painting circa 1800," Dr. Michael Hatch, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 435 W. South St., 5 to 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 20

Earth Day CelebrationBronson Park, Kalamazoo. Noon to 5 p.m.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Sunday

Monday, April 22

Final examination weekThrough April 25.

Tuesday, April 23

Final examination weekThrough April 25.
Breakfast 'til Midnight Dining EventFuel your all-night study session with this traditional end-of-semester event starting at 10 p.m. in all dining centers.

Wednesday, April 24

Final examination weekThrough April 25.
Writing Winning Grant ProposalsFor WMU faculty and research staff, grant writing workshop "Writing Winning Grant Proposals," Dr. Lauren Broyles, Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops, Bernhard Center Ballroom, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nomination required. Free.

Thursday, April 25

Final examination weekThrough April 25.
Mendeley Workshop“Introduction to Mendeley Desktop – Free Reference Management Software,” 0152 Waldo Library (Classroom B), 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Registration required.
Retirement ReceptionRetirement reception to celebrate Robert Dlouhy's 44 years of service, The Oaklands, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
Kalamazoo Campus Hooding and Pinning CeremonyFor Kalamazoo School of Social Work graduates. Bernhard Center's East Ballroom. No tickets are required, but space is limited. For more information contact Jennifer Klauth, at jennifer.klauth@wmich.edu.
Flash Fiction ReadingCreative writing graduate students will present their original short stories, Zhang Legacy Collections Center, 1650 Oakland Dr., 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, April 26

Lee Honors College GraduationGraduating Lee Honors College students will be recognized at a ceremony in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center. A reception is planned earlier at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Iyanah Carmichael at iyanah.carmichael@wmich.edu.

Saturday, April 27

CommencementMiller Auditorium, 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Passover ends
Spring semester ends

Tuesday, April 30