April 2020 Events

Wednesday, April 1

Discussion"Evidence-based Policy Making is Doomed to Fail—And That is Okay!" Gregory Greenman, doctoral student, interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation Program. The Evaluation Center, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Lunch is provided.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice, Bernhard Center Global Lounge, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. No registration required.
Workshop"Introduction to Zotero Desktop," Edward Eckel, Waldo Library, Classroom B (0152), 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Registration requested.

Friday, April 3

DedicationHistoric trolley dedication, Dr. Steven Butt, interim dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the lawn of Floyd Hall, Parkview Campus, 2 p.m. Free.

Sunday, April 5

Palm Sunday

Monday, April 6

Mental Health First Aid TrainingStudent Affairs and Mental Health Outreach along with Integrated Services of Kalamazoo host Mental Health First Aid training in 4715 Sangren from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants must attend both four-hour sessions on April 6 and 13. Registration is required. Free. For more information, contact Laceey Ruble, Graduate Assistant for Mental Health Outreach, at vpsa-mhoutreachga@wmich.edu.
CELCIS Conversation Circles (women only)Join international students for conversational English practice, Bernhard Center Global Lounge, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. 

Tuesday, April 7

CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice, Bernhard Center Global Lounge, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. No registration required.
Performance"The Color Purple," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets.

Wednesday, April 8

Passover begins at sundown
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice, Bernhard Center Global Lounge, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. No registration required.
Workshop"Introduction to Mendeley Desktop," Michele Behr and Edward Eckel, Waldo Library, Classroom B (0152), 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Registration requested.

Friday, April 10

Good Friday
Entrepreneurship ForumKiar Gamsho, CEO,  Midtown Fresh Market and Park Street Market, 2150 Schneider Hall, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., talk at 8 a.m. Free; registration required.

Saturday, April 11

Saturday Morning Science"How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Supernova Explosions," Michael Famiano, 1104 Rood Hall, doors open at 10:30, lecture begins at 11 a.m. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, April 12

Easter Sunday

Monday, April 13

Mental Health First Aid TrainingStudent Affairs and Mental Health Outreach along with Integrated Services of Kalamazoo host Mental Health First Aid training in 4715 Sangren from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants must attend both four-hour sessions on April 6 and 13. Registration is required. Free. For more information, contact Laceey Ruble, Graduate Assistant for Mental Health Outreach, at vpsa-mhoutreachga@wmich.edu.
CELCIS Conversation Circles (women only)Join international students for conversational English practice, Bernhard Center Global Lounge, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. 

Tuesday, April 14

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

Wednesday, April 15

Discussion"Meta-evaluation or Not: Experiences in Meta-evaluation of HIV Care Programs in Africa," Robin Miller, master's program assistant director at Michigan State University and former president of the American Evaluation Association. The Evaluation Center, 4410 Ellsworth Hall, noon to 1 p.m. Lunch is provided.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice, Bernhard Center Global Lounge, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. No registration required.

Thursday, April 16

Passover ends

Monday, April 20

Performance"The Color Purple", Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Tuesday, April 21

Discovery Acceleration Workshops"Grants for the Arts and the Humanities," 1040 Central Kohrman Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration required. For WMU faculty and research staff. Lunch provided. Free.

Friday, April 24

Spring semester ends
Workshop"Open Textbook Workshop," for WMU faculty and staff, presented by Maira Bundza, Swain Education Library, Group Study Room D, 1 to 2 p.m. Free. Registration requested

Saturday, April 25

CommencementMiller Auditorium, times to be announced in March.

Tuesday, April 28

Wednesday, April 29

Performance"Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience," Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets.