WMU Happenings

Ferguson and Beyond Resource Guide
Stay up to date on issues related to racism, white privilege, injustice and society with this helpful resource guide. You can explore statistics, read athletes’ and artists’ responses to recent stories, watch videos and much more. Click here to connect.

Career Fair
Thursday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m to 3 p.m., Bernhard Center Ballrooms.
WMU is bringing 180 employers to campus who are eager to recruit students for jobs and internships. Click here for more information, including an up-to-date list of registered employers (along with the majors they are most interested in and the positions for which they are hiring).

Career Fair Feb 12

The Government and Nonprofit Fair
Friday, Feb. 13, 1 to 4 p.m., Bernhard Center North Ballroom.
Click here For more information.

Gov and Nonprofit Fair Feb 13

Ethics Lecture Series Lecture
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall
“Peace Education and the U.S. Public School: Embracing Global Citizenship Before WWI” presented by Hope Elizabeth May

Ethics Lecture Series
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.

Ethics Series poster spring 2015

Participants Needed for Dissertation Research
WMU Counseling Psychology pre-doctoral candidate Sister Nancy Hammoudah is looking for volunteers to participate in her study. Contact Sister Nancy at nancy.hammoudah@wmich.edu or (269) 389-9542 if you are interested. See flier for more information.

Nancy Dissertation Research

Call for Poster Abstracts
April 1-2, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Michigan State University
Michigan State University’s Environmental Science and Policy Program has added a poster session on April 2 to its premier annual event, the 2015 Fate of the Earth Symposium. Cash prizes will be awarded for best posters! Email Karessa Weir at weirkare@msu.edu for more information. Those submitting posters are also encouraged to attend the Public Symposium on April 1. Click here for details on both days, including a list of speakers.

Reinstitute Africana Studies Project (R.A.S.P.)
Wednesday, Feb. 18, Multicultural Center in Trimpe Hall
Join the dialogue regarding Africana Studies at this workshop from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., and/or the town hall meeting from 4 to 5:30 p.m. These are R.A.S.P. sponsored events are free and open to the public. Reservations are required by Feb. 16. Click here to register.

Reinstitute Africana Studies Program Project Student Essay Contest
Write an essay advocating for the return of Africana Studies at WMU and become eligible to win a gift card of up to $100. See flier for essay requirements and more information. Deadline for submission is Feb. 28.

Student Essay Contest

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.

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