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Ursula Barrett obituary

Ursula Barrett, retired staff member in Burnhams Dining Services, died May  8 at age 76. She joined the WMU staff in 1980 and retired in 2006 after almost 26 years of service.

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WMU offices to close for Memorial Day

Many University offices will be closed and classes canceled Monday, May 30, in honor of U.S. Memorial Day. Classes and regular hours will resume May 31.

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Dorene Lois Scheffers obituary

Dorene Lois Scheffers, a retired receptionist who most recently worked in Graduate College admissions, died April 17 at age 77.

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Paule Miller obituary

Paule Miller, associate professor emeritus of languages and linguistics, died May 1 at age 91. A celebration of her life will be held from 5 to 7  p.m. Friday, June 3, in Kalamazoo.

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Help select WMU's top four staffers for 2015-16

Those wishing to help select this year's four annual Make a Difference Award winners have until Tuesday, May 31, to submit new supporting information for the 23 candidates in the running.