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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Upcoming Events: Meet & Greet Carl Wilkens, Popcorn and a Movie

There are two exciting GSAC events this week.

The first event is on Thursday (January 28, 2010).  This event "Popcorn and a Movie" will be held at The Little Theater from 8-10 PM.  The movie will be "Sometimes in April" starring Idris Elba and Debra Winger.  (For more information about the movie:  You should reserve your seat via the following link:  Free popcorn, candy, and beverages!

The second event is on Friday (January 29, 2010).  The event is entitled "Meet & Greet Carl Wilkens, Witness to Genocide in Rwanda" will be held at The Fetzer Center from 4-6 PM.  (Additional information:  You should reserve you seat via the following link:  This event includes free appetizer lunch!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

GSAC/GFAC meeting this Friday in Sprau Tower

The January GSAC meeting will be held this Friday January 22nd at 3 pm in Sprau Tower (10th floor conference room). We will provide yummy food, beverages, updates, and a brief guest speaker. (The GFAC meeting will take place at 2 pm in the same location).

Reminder: Deadline for Hilltop Review Submissions is Feb 1, 2010

The Hilltop Review: A Journal of Western Michigan University Graduate Research accepts submissions from any current Western Michigan University (WMU) Graduate student. Papers and artworks are welcome from students in any of the University's graduate programs. They will be evaluated by an editorial board composed of WMU graduate students.

You can find the guidelines for submitting paper and artwork submissions here.  There are current three different ways you can contribute to the next edition of The Hilltop Review:

  • Papers
  • Artwork
  • Book Review and Letter to the Editors

Submission should be made online at the following website:;conf=hilltopreviewspring2010.  (You will receive an automatic confirmation email for each submission).

Any questions regarding submissions for the 2010 The Hilltop Review may be posted in the comment section or sent to the editor, Lofti Ben Othmone at

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Upcoming Event Opportunity: Meet & Greet Carl Wilkens

Rwanda Yesterday, Darfur Tomorrow: Embracing Global Compassion

January 29, 2010  4:00 – 6:00 PM (Fetzer Center)

Registration begins in January!

Free Appetizer Lunch! 

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Upcoming Event Opportunity: Popcorn and a Movie

Sometimes in April starring Idris Elba and Debra Winger  (
Jan. 28th  8 – 10 pm  (The Little Theater).

Registration begins in January! 

Free Popcorn, Candy, and Beverages!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

A Late Night Snack w/GSAC: Jan. 12 @ 9 PM

You are invited to the attend "A Late Night Snack w/ GSAC" - the Graduate Student Forum scheduled for January 12, 2010 from 9 - 10:30 pm (Bernhard Center, Room 208). Come share your concerns, accomplishments, and gain additional information about the GSAC and the state of graduate education at WMU.

Please register today at
Free Appetizers Provided!

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Hilltop Review: Call for Papers

The Hilltop Review: A Journal of Western Michigan University Graduate Research

Spring 2010

Next GSAC Meeting: January 22 @ 3 PM

Happy New Year to all the Twitter/Blog readers.  GSAC hopes everyone has had a wonderful break and is excited for the start of a new semester next Monday.

A quick announcement regarding the next GSAC meeting:

Due to the late start in the semester GSAC will postpone GFAC deliberations and GSAC meeting until Friday, January 22, 2010.  The GSAC meeting will begin at 3 PM (location TBA).  The GFAC meeting will begin at 2 PM.