WMU “Prof Talks” – 2017-2018 2018-03-05T10:09:30+00:00

WMU Prof Talks
2017-2018

We are delighted to bring you “Prof Talks” through a partnership with Western Michigan University and our sponsor, David L. Carrier! Mark your calendars and enjoy these interesting, informative talks that are trending and FREE. Best of all, the sponsorship money funds WMU scholarships.

Each talk will be held at the RACC and include WMU Professors, Q&A sessions, and light snacks.

**CANCELLED**

STUDY ABROAD: OPENING THE DOOR TO THE WORLD AND YOUR FUTURE
Dr. Lee M. Penyak, Director of Study Abroad, WMU
January 18, 2018, 6:30-8:00 pm
Please RSVP to 269.629.6430 or click here.

Students and Parents! Learn all about the value of an education abroad, how it helps individuals develop cross-cultural skills and provides graduates an advantage in the job market. Hear from participants and discover the value of study abroad, cost, health and safety measures, how to apply and more!


WMU ATHLETICS
Kathy Beauregard, Director of Athletics, Intercollegiate Athletics, WMU
March 15, 2018
6:30-8:00 pm
Please RSVP to 269.629.6430 or click here.

Come hear all about the Broncos, and the ins and outs of college athletics, followed by Q&A!

**CANCELLED**
WMU/KVCC SUSTAINABLE BREWING EDUCATION PROGRAM
Dr. Steven B. Bertman, Professor, WMU
September 21, 2017
6:30-8:00 pm
Please RSVP to 269.629.6430 or click here.


**CANCELLED**
SOCIAL ROBOTICS: YOUR FUTURE WITH ROBOT FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES
Chad Edwards, Ph.D., Professor of Communications, WMU
November 9, 2017
6:30-8:00 pm
Please RSVP to 269.629.6430 or click here.

The robots are not coming–they are already here! In this lecture, Dr. Chad Edwards, Co-Director of the Communication and Social Robotics Labs, will discuss how social machines are being implemented into daily lives both at home and work in a new area of research called Human-Machine Communication. His scholarship (along with other lab members) explores how we interact with social robots on an interpersonal level in conversations. As part of the talk, audience members will get to engage with a few robot friends.