What's happening on campus

January 9, 2024 (Volume 47, Number 10)

students, others walk on sidewalk during silent march for MLK event, sign reads 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King became Time's "Man of the Year" In December, Dr. King won the Nobel Peace Prize

Participants in the 2023 silent march walk on campus are pictured. This year's event is set for January 17, 4 p.m., starting at Zumberge Hall.

Photo Credit: Kendra Stanley-Mills

See more events online. Highlighted events through mid-January are listed below. Details about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week are posted online.

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 11, 5 p.m., Padnos Student Gallery, Calder Fine Arts Center; guest artist Emmy Bright will give a gallery talk about her exhibition, "Everybody Knows This is Nowhere"

Campus Life Night: Friday, January 12, 6-8 p.m., Kirkhof Center; student organizations, campus departments, area businesses and nonprofits will be represented

MLK Commemoration Week: Tuesday, January 16, 10 a.m., Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room; keynote speaker Melissa Harris-Perry will give a presentation

Study Abroad Fair: Wednesday, January 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Henry Hall Atrium; browse study abroad programs, meet faculty directors

MLK Commemoration Week: Wednesday, January 17, 4 p.m.; silent march (assemble at Zumberge Hall); 4:30 p.m., keynote speaker Dar Mayweather, '07 and '09, Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room

MLK Commemoration Week: Thursday, January 18, 11:30 a.m., Kirkhof Center, Pere Marquette Room; Team Dream screening and panel discussion; a second presentation at 7 p.m., DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium

MLK Commemoration Week: Thursday, January 18, 5 p.m., DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium; keynote speaker TaRita Johnson; RSVP for this event

MLK Day of Service and Solidarity: Saturday, January 20, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; volunteer at area organizations, lunch with keynote speaker follows; RSVP for this event


Upcoming Events

This article was last edited on January 9, 2024 at 9:44 a.m.

Related Articles

What's happening on campus

Student Scholars Day, a keynote presentation from Imani Perry and the Reach Higher Showcase are among the highlighted events.

April 9, 2024 (Volume 47, Number 16)

What's happening on campus

Performances of "The Rivals," by Richard Sheridan, will run April 5-14 at the Haas Center for Performing Arts.

March 26, 2024 (Volume 47, Number 15)

What's happening on campus

The Repair Clinic, where students can get clothing repaired for free by volunteers, is among the highlighted campus events this week.

March 12, 2024 (Volume 47, Number 14)