Other Things Happening at WMU

Ethics Lecture Series
Monday, Jan. 26, 4 p.m. 159 Bernhard Center
Come experience this new spring event series about ethics! Guests from a variety of disciplines will be leading lectures and discussions to engage students in issues relating to ethics. The first lecture is titled, Social Justice and The Emerging New Age: A 21st Century Look at MLK’s WMU Speech. See below for details.

Ethics Series poster spring 2015

Interdisciplinary Lecture
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m. Health and Human Services Building
Enjoy a lecture by LaQuanda S. Nesbitt titled Successful Strategies for Interdisciplinary Collaboratives to Achieve Health Equity, part of the Bill Burian University-Community Lecture Series in the College of Health and Human Services. A reception will follow the event. Click here or contact Yvette Hyter at Yvette.hyter@wmich.edu for more information.

Second Biennial Diversity and Inclusion Conference
Thursday, Feb. 12, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Health and Human Services Building
Come network and engage in the field of health and human services and actively work with students, faculty and staff to build a more diverse, inclusive and just community. Also listen to the lecture, Collaboration for Equity: Building a Community that Supports Health Care for All. Click here or contact Yvette Hyter at Yvette.hyter@wmich.edu for more information.

 WMU Nonprofit Leadership Program Wins Award
Western Michigan University is the recipient of the 2015 Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Sprint Program Excellence Award, a prestigious national honor awarded to institutions dedicated to preparing the next generation of nonprofit sector leaders.

Nonprofit leadership award

March to MLK Park
Monday, Jan. 19, 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the flagpole at WMU Kanley Chapel and march to downtown Kalamazoo to honor the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. See below for details.

Slide for monitors on campus MLK

Italy Study Abroad Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 5:00 p.m. Richmond Center for the Visual Arts, Room 1004.
Lee Honors College students are invited to attend an informational meeting for the study abroad programs in Italy. At the meeting you will gain information on two different study abroad trips: Book Arts in Venice (summer I: May 14 to June 5), and The Italian Journey (summer I: June 5 to June 27). The application deadline for these programs is Jan. 31! Click here for more information.


Study Abroad in Russia
Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to study abroad in Russia with students and faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information contact Professor Rypma at rypmaj@wmich.edu, or see below.

Study Abroad Russion Lit Culture Brochure_Page_1

Study Abroad Russion Lit Culture Brochure_Page_2

Bronco Bikes
The WMU Office for Sustainability is renting out bikes for the semester. Since it is already underway, the price for this semester is less than what is listed. Click here if you are interested.

Real Talk Diversity Series
Throughout the fall semester and into the spring discussions and presentations will take place on issues relating to race, gender and sexual orientation. Click here for details.

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