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Frank R. Olenchak obituary

Dr. Frank R. Olenchak, assistant professor emeritus of education and professional development, died Aug. 24 at age 88.

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'Station Eleven' is selection for WMU's 2016-17 book read

English Professor Elizabeth Bradburn will discuss "Station Eleven" at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5. The book's author, Emily St. John Mandel, will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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Thomas L. Swihart obituary

Thomas L. Swihart, retired equipment operator for landscape services, died Aug. 24 at age 67. He joined the WMU staff in 1986 and retired in 2010 after 24 years of service to the University.

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Arthur T. Howson obituary

Arthur T. Howson, assistant professor emeritus of education and professional development, died Aug. 15 at age 85.

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Bert Carr obituary

Bert Carr, a retired vehicle mechanic at WMU, died June 10 at age 90. He joined the WMU staff in 1979 and retired in 1990 after 11 years of service to the University.

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Important outdoor projects completed this summer

Returning students get their first look at projects that involved installing acres of solar panels, redesigning the Goldworth Valley Pond area, using goats to control vegetation and beautifying Prospect Hill.

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Sindecuse Health Center makes getting flu shots easy

WMU students, employees and retirees may get flu shots by appointment now or at outreach clinics in October and November. Students who get vaccinated early may receive their shots for free.

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Revised strategic plan being implemented through 2020

To assist in the implementation, faculty and staff members will receive a quick reference guide in the mail and, if appropriate, be able to participate in enterprise risk management training. 

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Nominations open in honorary degree process

Nominations for honorary degree recipients are being accepted through the end of September. Any honorary degrees would be awarded during April commencement.

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Four public career-related events coming up at WMU

Attendees can check out available employment options in integrated supply management Sept. 20, engineering Sept. 21, marketing and food/sales marketing Oct 4; and business Oct 5.