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
Passover begins at sundown
Open Textbook Workshop—For 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 Celebration—Bronson Park, Kalamazoo. Noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 21
Monday, April 22
Tuesday, April 23
Breakfast 'til Midnight Dining Event—Fuel your all-night study session with this traditional end-of-semester event starting at 10 p.m. in all dining centers.
Wednesday, April 24
Writing Winning Grant Proposals—For 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
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 Reception—Retirement reception to celebrate Robert Dlouhy's 44 years of service, The Oaklands, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Kalamazoo Campus Hooding and Pinning Ceremony—For 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 email@example.com.
Flash Fiction Reading—Creative 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 Graduation—Graduating 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, April 27
Commencement—Miller Auditorium, 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Spring semester ends