Discussion on Global Issues
Monday, April 20, honors college lounge
Come hear students present on global issues related to poverty and racism.
Sexual Assault Prevention
Call for Abstracts
The Association of Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education (ABSAME) is seeking abstract submissions on the topic of linking the arts and sciences to promote patient-centered care, or on promoting social justice and community wellbeing. Click here for more information about the ABSAME conference and to submit abstracts. The deadline for submission is April 20th.
Please contact Dr. Matos at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join the team of student scholars in the WMU ABSAME Rogues RSO. This RSO meets at the College of Health and Human Services atrium on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Discussion on Climate Change
“A Climate of Hope” by Rob Sisson, president, ConservAmerica
Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo, 321 W. South St.
George Klein Lecture
The Lavender Graduation and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, April 23, 6 to 8 p.m., Bernhard Center, South Ballroom
The Lavender Graduation and Awards Ceremony will acknowledge the achievements of Western Michigan University’s lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and ally students. This graduation and awards celebration will feature graduating students receiving certificates and the presentation of several University-wide awards. All students who will be graduating in the upcoming spring, summer or fall semesters are encouraged to participate in Lavender Graduation. Family members and friends of the graduates, as well as of the award recipients, are encouraged to attend the event. Graduates who wish to receive a certificate during the ceremony must visit the website and click “Graduate Registration” to register.
There are four ways to get involved in Lavender Graduation: participate in the graduation ceremony, nominate an award winner, apply for a scholarship and/or attend the ceremony to support a graduate. Deadline for all of the above is April 10. Click here for award guidelines, an online award nomination form, scholarship eligibility requirements and a scholarship application. For more information, contact Jen Hsu, WMU coordinator of the Office of LBGT Student Services, at email@example.com or (269) 387-2123.
Upcoming Walker Institute Events
Multicultural Advisory Board
The Multicultural Advisory Board is looking for 10 to 15 students who want to join staff, faculty and administration in discussing different issues regarding underrepresented, misrepresented and discriminated individuals and groups on campus. The purpose is to seek out solutions via discussion and figure out innovative ways to help students get the resources they need to graduate and succeed in life. Click here to apply.
Textbooks Available at the Library
There is now an expanded list of textbooks available to students on reserve in Waldo Library. The books were chosen based on courses for which tutoring is offered in the Bronco Study Zone. They can be checked out at the circulation desk for use in the Bronco Study Zone or the library in general. Click here for the list of books currently on reserve.
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.