Announcements – Week of Jan. 31

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 ( no later than midnight, Friday, Feb. 5. Winners will be notified via email, announced in the weekly newsletter and will be posted on the Lee Honors College Facebook page.

Student Health Advisory Council

Sindecuse Health Center is pleased to announce they are now accepting applications to join the Student Health Advisory Council for the 2016-17 school year. For more information see the attached flier or go to: All application materials due Feb. 5.

The Student Health Advisory Council is a student-led group, facilitated by Sindecuse staff.  Any WMU undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing who have an interest in health issues or are pursuing a career in health-related fields are invited to join.


The publication Brainchld is extending the deadline for fine art and photography submissions until Friday, Feb. 5. Information can be found at For questions contact Zachary Nickels, Editor in Chief of Brainchild Magazine at Kent State University at

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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