WMU News

Stock photo of health insurance forms.
October 31, 2014 | WMU News

WMU retirees, benefits-eligible nonbargaining employees, and employees who are members of certain unions have until 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, to add eligible dependents to their health care coverage and enroll or re-enroll in a flexible spending account.

Western Michigan University Police
October 29, 2014 | WMU News

An armed robbery took place on the WMU campus Wednesday evening at about 9 p.m. between Sangren Hall and Sindecuse Health Center. No one was injured.

Photo of a Cirrus over WMU's campus
October 29, 2014 | WMU News

A celebratory dinner gala and a ceremonial flight over Waldo Stadium during the homecoming gridiron contest set the stage Oct. 24-25 as Western Michigan University aviators marked the 75th anniversary of aviation education at WMU.

Photo of Norm Braksick
October 28, 2014 | WMU News

Norm Braksick, retired executive director of Foods Resource Bank, will speak about founding the organization and social entrepreneurship at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in Room 2150 of Schneider Hall.

Photo of the DESIGNEDtoLEAD conference
October 27, 2014 | WMU News

Western Michigan University students looking to enhance their leadership skills and learn innovative leadership strategies will hear from experts at the second annual DESIGNEDtoLEAD conference Friday, Nov. 14, at WMU’s Fetzer Center.

Photo of Brian Thomas, CEO of Otterbox
October 27, 2014 | WMU News

Brian Thomas, chief executive officer of OtterBox, will present "Growing up Otter: Education, Opportunity and Giving Back" at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. The talk is part of the business college's Distinguished Speaker Series.

October 27, 2014 | WMU News

Business, academic and government leaders will address information security and privacy topics in business, industry, healthcare, government and education Friday, Nov. 7, at the 11th Western Michigan IT Forum.

WMU HCOB Student at Fort Custer
October 24, 2014 | WMU News

As part of Haworth College of Business's second annual community service project at Fort Custer National Cemetery, students will clean the headstones of nearly 2,000 graves in preparation for Veterans Day.

Photo of George L. WIlson
October 24, 2014 | WMU News

George L. Wilson, who recently retired from his position as electrical engineering manager in Facilities Management, died Oct. 22. He was 63. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

The landscape outside of the Lee Honors College Building.
October 23, 2014 | WMU News

It's easier than ever to experience the beauty of Western Michigan University's campus. A two-mile walking tour of some of the University's best garden spots has been created just in time for homecoming weekend. 

Photo of students in a lab
October 23, 2014 | WMU News

Thirteen content sessions on funding and other resources for faculty research at Western Michigan University will be featured during the annual Research and Dessert event on Friday, Oct. 31.

WMU logo
October 22, 2014 | WMU News

Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies is accepting applications for a research and creative activities grant to support the study of Greater China. The deadline for submitting proposals is Feb. 13, 2015.

WMU's Real Talk DIversity Series logo
October 22, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Real Talk Diversity Series continues with three events that are free and open to the public. Topics include navigating the intersectional identities with success, tribal governance and traditional Native American dance and music.

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October 22, 2014 | WMU News

The Scholar Scare, a 5K race and 1K fun run, is being staged Nov. 1, by the Lee Honors College to raise funds for student scholarships. Register online, and don't be afraid to wear a costume.

Photo of a brown bag lunch.
October 15, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Faculty Senate's Ad Hoc Committee on General Education will host brown-bag lunch discussions on Oct. 29, Nov. 18 and Dec. 3 to provide a forum to explore the possibilities of imagining General Education differently.

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October 6, 2014 | WMU News

Nominations for the fall round of Make a Difference awards are due by Friday, Oct. 31. The campuswide peer-to-peer program recognizes staff for their accomplishments and exceptional service to the University.