WMU News

Photo of students Ted Kirk and Steve Kobliska with faculty member James Eckert. From left: Ted Kirk, Dr. James Eckert and Steve Kobliska
April 22, 2015 | WMU News

A team of sales students from WMU has captured third place out of 67 teams competing in the National Collegiate Sales Competition, while one student finished second overall.

Photo of WMU's College of Aviation.
April 24, 2015 | WMU News

Acting during their April 22 meeting, WMU trustees approved a proposed purchase agreement that will result in the addition of another hangar facility to the College of Aviation campus at Battle Creek's W.K. Kellogg Airport.

Photo of prairie at the Asylum Lake Preserve.
April 23, 2015 | WMU News

Following a tried-and-true method of promoting ecological health, managers of WMU's Asylum Lake Preserve have scheduled a prairie burn for April 25 or 26, weather permitting.

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April 22, 2015 | WMU News

Acting at its April 22 meeting, the WMU Board of Trustees approved a 3.3 percent increase in room and board rates for the 2015-16 academic year to provide continued support for educational campus living facilities.

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April 21, 2015 | WMU News

WMU junior David Bere of Kalamazoo was named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for being a promising student leader who has demonstrated an investment in his community.

Grahic depicting a Chinese lantern.
April 21, 2015 | WMU News

The Confucius Institute at WMU is accepting registrations for spring Chinese culture courses that begin the week of May 18. The six-week, low-cost courses are open to the public.

Photo of Dr. Richard V. Reeves.
April 21, 2015 | WMU News

Area residents and community leaders will learn about the opportunity gap in America and what local communities can do to close it during a presentation April 30 by Dr. Richard V. Reeves of the Brookings Institution.

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April 21, 2015 | WMU News

WMU officials celebrated research excellence at the University and the recent successes of numerous faculty and staff members during an Excellence in Discovery luncheon this winter.

Photo of a WMU seal.
April 20, 2015 | WMU News

Amanda Barkman and John Schneidenbach each will receive $20,000 over four years to pursue a degree in community and regional planning, geography, or tourism and travel.

Photo of Dr. Wayne Fuqua.
April 20, 2015 | WMU News

The free videos on autism assessment and intervention techniques, developed by Dr. Wayne Fuqua, are available online, with additional videos under development.

Photo of WMU's regional location in Benton Harbor.
April 20, 2015 | WMU News

Applications are due Friday, May 1, for classes that will begin in September. The unique hybrid program features online learning, limited face-to-face sessions and evening classes.

Photo of WMU College of Aviation airplanes.
April 20, 2015 | WMU News

The Burris Family Flight Science Scholarship will provide $25,000 per year for a term of four years for a West Michigan Aviation Academy student to pursue a flight science degree at WMU.

Photo of Princilla Ursery.
April 20, 2015 | WMU News

Princilla Ursery, who is majoring in clinical mental health counseling and is enrolled in the Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse program, was chosen for  a coveted addictions counselor fellowship.

photo of Sindecuse Health Center
April 20, 2015 | WMU News

After going through an extensive assessment and examination process by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Sindecuse Health Center has had its accreditation renewed by the organization.

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April 20, 2015 | WMU News

Dr. Jonathan Bush, English, was one of 47 emerging college and university leaders named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year.

Photo of a man performing during a previous medieval conference.
April 17, 2015 | WMU News

The 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies is set for May 14-17. Kalamazoo residents and WMU community members can join them at no cost if they register online or in person by April 29.

Photo of Kevin Hines.
April 17, 2015 | WMU News

Kevin Hines will present a program called "Living Mentally Well" for the 2015 Respecting Differences talk Thursday, April 30, and the 2015 Mental Health Breakfast Friday, May 1.

Photo of an Eastern White Pine tree.
April 16, 2015 | WMU News

The University will start Friday, April 24, with a traditional celebration that includes a public tree-planting ceremony. After that, officials will dedicate the new main campus icon.

Photo of Steve Zegree.
April 16, 2015 | WMU News

Steve Zegree will be remembered during an Sunday, April 19, service at Indiana University and a 4 p.m. Saturday, May 23, service in WMU's Miller Auditorium.

Photo of the South Haven lighthouse and a ship.
April 15, 2015 | WMU News

The South Haven Michigan Lighthouse Logs, a new digital collection, is being created by WMU library science professionals to give a lifelike representation of lighthouse journals spanning the years 1872-1880.

Photo of Sandra Hillring.
April 15, 2015 | WMU News

Sandra Hillring, a WMU alumna who has previously worked in marketing and public relations for several Kalamazoo organizations, has joined the WMU College of Fine Arts as marketing coordinator.

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April 15, 2015 | WMU News

A WMU study abroad program numbers among the 10 innovation grant winners that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced in conjunction with the Summit of the Americas held April 10 and 11 in Panama City, Panama.

Photo of Linda Maupin.
April 14, 2015 | WMU News

Linda Maupin, senior director, museum administration, of the Gilmore Car Museum, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, April 24, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required for the free talk.

Photo of Sean Ansett.
April 14, 2015 | WMU News

A leading authority on sustainable value chains will visit WMU's Haworth College of Business to speak about the complexities of sustainable manufacturing at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in 2000 Schneider Hall.

Photo of WMU's new sculpture.
April 9, 2015 | WMU News

The large representation of the University seal installed in the turnaround in front of the Sangren Hall pedestrian mall will be dedicated Friday, April 24. The piece was designed by artist Joshua Diedrich.

Photo of James Forman Jr.
March 27, 2015 | WMU News

A presentation Monday, March 30, by James Forman Jr. from the Yale Law School will kick off a new series of community forums called "Unequal Justice: Race, Class and the Criminal Justice System."