WMU has kicked off the 2015 RecycleMania tournament, a competition that builds school spirit and encourages waste reduction and recycling on campuses nationwide.
Daniel Jefferies will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, March 20, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
Dr. Jennifer Machiorlatti is the recipient of the University's annual Gender Scholar Award. The award recognizes contributions advancing knowledge in an area of research that has a gender focus.
WMU's Center for Disability Services has been accredited for the maximum period of three years for its community integration, service coordination, supported living and adult day service programs by CARF International.
Dr. Kathryn Dominguez, a professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan, will speak at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in 2028 Brown Hall as part of the 2014-15 Sichel Lecture Series.
For two days this week and next—Feb. 24-25 and March 3-4—two Aon Hewitt representatives are joining Human Resources personnel to meet with individual unit leaders from across the campus.
Lee enjoyed a strong relationship with the University, serving on the board of the WMU Foundation and actively supporting a number of initiatives. A memorial service is planned for March 14.
WMU's Food Marketing Conference will celebrate its 50th anniversary March 16 and 17 with one of the best programs in its long history. Online registration is open.
Dr. Paul L. Gaston III, an international speaker on higher education reform, public policy and the humanities will be at WMU Thursday, March 19, to discuss the reform movement in higher education.
Hill will speak Monday, April 13 as part of the new "Raise Your Voice" speaker series. She was originally set to speak at an event on Feb. 3, which was postponed due to weather.
Nominations will be accepted through March 16 for the first Sustainability Champion Awards. Students, faculty and staff may be nominated. Honorees will be announced April 16.
With the signing of the agreement with Bay deNoc Community College, WMU became only the second school in the state to have reverse transfer agreements with all 28 community colleges in Michigan.
Students can offer feedback to help shape future campus sustainability-related projects by taking the Student Sustainability Survey by March 8. Results will be presented in April.
Aspiring student entrepreneurs from across campus are invited to present their business pitches for cash prizes totaling $4,000 at the third annual Pitch Competition March 27 and 28.
Spring 2015 Sustainability Grant applications are due Thursday, March 5. The grants support student research, activities and sustainability initiatives. Applications can be downloaded online.
WMU students seeking a low-cost, meaningful spring break experience are encouraged to participate in Spring Staycation, to be held March 9-13, in Kalamazoo.
Ellen Page-Robin, professor emerita of community health services, died Jan. 3 in Kalamazoo. She was 82. A memorial service will be held on March 21 in the Kiva Room at Friendship Village, 1400 N. Drake, Kalamazoo.
Former tobacco company researcher and whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand will speak Tuesday, April 7, five days after the film about him, "The Insider," is screened.