Local Events – Week of March 20

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Open House:
Presentation Schedule:
Noon to 12:30 p.m. – Kourtney Bakalyar – WMU Students with ASD

1 to 1:30 p.m. Christopher Roach – WMU Students with Legal Blindness and Low Vision

2 to 2:30 p.m. Natalie Nguyen – LBGT Student Services

3 to 3:30 p.m. Jimmy Brand – Assistive Technology Petting Zoo

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WMed & You:
Join WMU’s Homer Stryker, M.D. School of Medicine Friday, March 24 at 1 p.m. to learn more about one of the newest medical schools in the nation. The event is open to prospective students and pre-health advisors to learn more about WMed. Please register online by Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

  • Speak with admissions staff and current students.
  • Learn about the application process and other important admissions information.
  • Tour the state-of-the-art medical school facility.
  • Much more!

12:30 p.m.        Check-In

1:00 p.m.           Welcome & WMed Overview

1:30 p.m.           Application Process

2:00 p.m.           Refreshments

2:15 p.m.          Student Panel

3:00 p.m.           Campus Tours

3:30 p.m.          Wrap Up and Depart

This event will be hosted at the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine’s W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus at 300 Portage Street.

Find more information on parking and directions to WMed here.

Please contact the Office of Admissions for questions.

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Careers for Women in Medicine and Science:


Building Bridges Student Success Conference:
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Leaders Unplugged
Leaders Unplugged is a five-day backpacking trip. Students will gain outdoor skills (no experience necessary), as well as challenge themselves both physically and mentally.

  • April 30 to May 4.
  • Cost: $25.
  • Transportation and some gear provided.
  • Learn more here.

Any questions about the Spring Leadership Retreat or the Leaders Unplugged program can be directed to: Kate Bates, Associate Director, Student Activities and Leadership Programs at (269) 387-2182.

Stand Up and March for Science and Climate Action
Join the Union of Concerned Scientists and hundreds of thousands of others as they march together for strong and swift action to prevent the worst impacts of climate change: People’s Climate Mobilization, Sat., April 29, Washington, DC. Click here to participate.

WMU Night at Comerica Park
Save the Date: June 28, 2017 vs. the Kansas City Royals

Western Michigan University is excited to announce a partnership with the Detroit Tigers to hold the second annual WMU Night at Comerica Park on June 28, 2017 (Western Wednesday). Learn more here.

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