Participation in the Generation Study Abroad Commitment should result in increased opportunities for study abroad by students at all educational levels as well as strengthen the University's global engagement pillar.
Former Bronco head football coach and WMU Hall of Famer William "Bill" Doolittle died Thursday, April 10, at age 90. Doolittle headed the Bronco football team for 11 seasons from 1964-74.
Tracey Lawie and Bethany Gauthier will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, April 25, in 2150 Schneider Hall as part of the Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series. Reservations are required and can be made online.
A class project that gathered people's memories of the World War II era resulted in a book that now is being sold online. The book is titled "There is No Substitute for Victory—Remembrances of World War II."
Current WMU employees are invited to watch the University's updated orientation video for new workers during a premiere event from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Fetzer Center. RSVP at wmich.edu/hr/premiere.
Acting at its April 9 meeting, the WMU Board of Trustees approved a 2.95 percent increase in campus room and board rates for the 2014-15 academic year.
Senior engineering students will showcase and demonstrate their projects during the 54th Conference on Senior Engineering Design from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
WMU community members and Kalamazoo-area residents may attend the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies for free if they register by Wednesday, April 23. Register online or call (269) 387-8745 for details.
The biggest dwarf hackberry trees known to exist in Michigan are growing on WMU's main campus, according to official measurements taken for the Michigan Botanical Club Big Tree Program and National Register of Big Trees.
WMU's public radio station WMUK begins on-air pledging for their spring fund drive Saturday, April 5. The drive will feature a partnership with the Kalamazoo Community Foundation and Fair Food Matters.
A team of students enrolled in WMU's integrated supply management program finished third overall in a field of 22 at the 2014 APICS Great Lakes District case competition.
Drs. Bernard Han and Andrew Targowski are the recipients of the third annual Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies Research Grant. They were awarded the grant for a book project.
The University is one of four institutions nationwide to be considered for the award. A national video contest allows finalists' fans to weigh in with online votes.
Registration is now open for a variety of WMU summer camp opportunities for young people, including video game programming, hockey, aviation, music, college preparedness and more.