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Central Michigan University events: Nov. 6-12

Highlighted events from Thursday, Nov. 6, to Wednesday, Nov. 12

Contact: CMU News


Central Michigan University hosts more than 500 events each year, many of which are free and open to the public. Highlighted events from Thursday, Nov. 6, to Wednesday, Nov. 12, include:

“American Dog Walker: The Art of Bruce Thayer” exhibit — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s art department will host the “American Dog Walker: The Art of Bruce Thayer” exhibit from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday in the University Art Gallery. Contact Anne Gochenour, 989-774-7457.

“The Architecture of Subterranean Ant Nests” biology seminar — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s biology department will host Walter Tschinkel from Florida State University for a “Mystery Underfoot: The Architecture of Subterranean Ant Nests” seminar from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday in Brooks Hall 203. Contact Rob Wang, 989-774-1198.

Native American Heritage Month keynote address — Thursday

Central Michigan University’s Native American Programs office will host Anton Treuer, author and executive director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University, for a free talk from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Park Library Auditorium. Contact Cheryl Merryman, 989-774-2508.

Teaching and Learning Collective workshop — Friday

Central Michigan University’s College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a free workshop, What Brain Research Tells Us About Learning, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday in Park Library’s Strosacker Room. All faculty and graduate students are welcome to attend. Contact Marcy Taylor, 989-774-3189.

Ball State vs. Central Michigan University volleyball game — Friday

The Ball State University Cardinals will play the Central Michigan University Chippewas at 7 p.m. Friday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Comedian Josh Blue performance — Friday

Central Michigan University’s Program Board will host comedian Josh Blue, the fourth season winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. Admission is free, but tickets are required and limited to four tickets per person. Contact CMU Ticket Central, 989-774-3045.

English Studies: Autonomy, Authority and Anarchy conference  — Saturday

Central Michigan University’s student chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, will host the third annual Conference on English Studies: Autonomy, Authority and Anarchy from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Anspach Hall 161. Contact Katelyn Polhemus.

Issue Day conference — Saturday

Central Michigan University’s Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center will host a free Issue Day conference designed to raise awareness of social justice issues from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Bovee University Center. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Contact Mackenzie Price, 989-774-7685.

“Storied Streets” film screening and discussion — Saturday

Central Michigan University’s Alumni Relations office will host a free screening and discussion of the documentary “Storied Streets” by award-winning filmmaker Thomas Morgan at 3 p.m. Saturday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. Contact Rachel Blizzard, 989-774-3312.

Toledo vs. Central Michigan University volleyball game — Saturday

The University of Toledo Rockets will play the Central Michigan University Chippewas at 7 p.m. Saturday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Saginaw Valley vs. Central Michigan University men’s basketball game — Sunday

The Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals will play the Central Michigan University Chippewas at 1 p.m. Sunday in Mount Pleasant. Call 989-774-3041.

Mid Michigan Area Concert Band performance to honor veterans — Sunday

Central Michigan University’s Veterans’ Resource Center will host a free Mid Michigan Area Concert Band performance to honor veterans at 3 p.m. Sunday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. All are welcome to attend. Contact Steve Rellinger, 989-774-7991.

Sexual misconduct workshops — Monday

Central Michigan University’s Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity will host Sexual Misconduct: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities workshops from 1 to 2:30, 3 to 4:30, and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. Contact Katherine Lasher, 989-774-3253.

Native American Heritage Month Annual Food Taster — Monday

Central Michigan University’s Native American Programs office will host an evening of singing, dancing and traditional Native American food tasting from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Bovee University Center room 221. Admission is $5 for the general public and $3 for CMU students with ID. Contact Cheryl Merryman, 989-774-2508.

“The Welcome” documentary showing and panel discussion — Monday

Central Michigan University’s Veterans’ Resource Center will show “The Welcome,” a documentary about veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Park Library Auditorium. A discussion with a veterans outreach panel will follow the film. Contact Steve Rellinger, 989-774-7991.

Griffin Policy Forum: Postelection discussion — Monday

Please note: This event has been cancelled effective Nov. 10. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Central Michigan University’s College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a Griffin Policy Forum featuring a postelection discussion with outgoing Sens. Randy Richardville and Gretchen Whitmer from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in Anspach Hall 162. Contact Rae Barrett, 989-774-3341.

Veterans Day ceremony — Tuesday

Central Michigan University’s Veterans’ Resource Center will host a Veterans Day ceremony from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium. All are welcome to attend. Contact Steve Rellinger, 989-774-7991.

Open house for Ph.D. in educational leadership — Tuesday

Central Michigan University’s College of Education and Human Services will host an informational open house about its Ph.D. program in educational leadership from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in EHS Building 422. RSVP online or contact Frim Ampaw, 989-774-1745.

Interior Design Accreditation Exhibition — Tuesday

Central Michigan University’s human environmental studies department will host an Interior Design Accreditation Exhibition that will showcase student work from every assignment and project in all courses within the interior design program from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday in Powers Ballroom. Contact Julie Zuo, 989-774-1146.

New Venture Competition workshop — Wednesday

The College of Business Administration’s Institute for Entrepreneurship at Central Michigan University will host a New Venture Competition workshop, “Getting Ready to Make Your Two-Minute Pitch,” from 1 to 3 p.m. in Grawn Hall 150. Contact Brenda Pung, 989-774-3270.

"Incident at Oglala" documentary and discussion — Wednesday

Central Michigan University’s Native American Programs office will host a viewing and discussion of the documentary "Incident at Oglala" from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Bovee University Center room 302. Contact Colleen Green, 989-774-2508.

Political Science and Public Administration advising night — Wednesday

Central Michigan University's political science and public administration department will host a free pizza and academic advising night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Bovee University Center Auditorium. Students from all majors are welcome to attend. Contact Larry Sych, 989-774-3442.

“When Women Come Marching Home” film showing and discussion — Wednesday

Central Michigan University’s Veterans’ Resource Center will show the documentary “Service: When Women Come Marching Home” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Park Library Auditorium. A discussion with a veterans outreach panel will follow the film. All are welcome to attend. Contact Steve Rellinger, 989-774-7991.

“25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” theater performance — Wednesday

The University Theatre company at Central Michigan University will present the “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Moore Hall’s Bush Theatre. Purchase tickets through CMU Ticket Central, 989-774-3045.
 


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