Announcements – Week of Jan. 24

General Education Brown Bag Sessions – THIS WEEK
Faculty, students and staff have the opportunity to get information and ask questions about recommended changes to WMU’s general education curriculum at brown bag sessions scheduled for Jan. 26. Student input is particularly sought. For more information, click here.

VentureWell Student Grants – DEADLINE APPROACHING
The VentureWell E-Team Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace. The three-stage program provides grant funding, experiential workshops, veteran coaching and a potential investment opportunity to help teams manifest their project’s full commercial potential. The deadline to apply is Jan. 27. For more information, click here.

Win tickets to “An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson” – DEADLINE APPROACHING
Do you love Cosmos? Star Talk? And especially Neil deGrasse Tyson? We are delighted that Miller Auditorium will host “An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson” on March 22, at 7:30 p.m. Tyson is a New York Times bestselling author, host of StarTalk Radio and FOX’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and has been a frequent guest on The Daily Show. He is the recipient of 18 honorary doctorate degrees and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal.

The Lee Honors College has purchased 15 tickets to “An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson” and we plan to give them away to 15 fantastic honors students. If you would like to be the proud owner of one of these tickets, we ask that you submit a brief essay (300 words or less) telling us why you would like to spend March 22 listening to Neil deGrasse Tyson. Please include your name and WIN on your essay as that information will be required to issue tickets to the winners. Essays should be emailed to the Lee Honors College Dean (carla.koretsky@wmich.edu) no later than midnight, Friday, Jan. 29. Winners will be notified via email, announced in the weekly newsletter and will be posted on the Lee Honors College Facebook page by Feb. 8.

Student Rec Center (SRC) Aerobics Instructor
The SRC is holding a training session for students interested in becoming aerobics instructors. Attending this training does not guarantee a position, but it helps! If you’d like to attend, view this flier.

Michigan Environmental Health Association is now accepting submissions for student abstracts to display a poster of their research at the 2016 Annual Education Conference in Bay City, MI. The conference dates are March 15-18, 2016. This is your opportunity to become a leader in your field by imparting your knowledge and experience on the environmental health community.

Test Prep Books Available
Are you studying for the LSAT, GMAT, GRE or MCAT? The Lee Honors College has purchased test prep books for each of these exams. If you are interested in checking one of these books out, please visit the front desk and be prepared to show your Bronco ID and provide your email address and phone number. Test prep books can be checked out for one week at a time.

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