WMU News

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February 24, 2015 | WMU News

WMU has kicked off the 2015 RecycleMania tournament, a competition that builds school spirit and encourages waste reduction and recycling on campuses nationwide.

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March 3, 2015 | WMU News

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.

Photo of Jennifer Machiorlatti.
March 3, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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March 3, 2015 | WMU News

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.

Photo of Dr. Kathryn Dominguez.
February 26, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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February 25, 2015 | WMU News

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.

Photo of Carl E Lee.
February 25, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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February 25, 2015 | WMU News

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.

Photo of Dr. Paul L. Gaston III.
February 25, 2015 | WMU News

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.

Photo of Anita Hill.
February 24, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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February 23, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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February 23, 2015 | WMU News

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. 

Photo of students discussing sustainability survey results.
February 23, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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February 23, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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February 19, 2015 | WMU News

Spring 2015 Sustainability Grant applications are due Thursday, March 5. The grants support student research, activities and sustainability initiatives. Applications can be downloaded online.

Photo of a student participating in Spring Staycation.
February 13, 2015 | WMU News

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.

Photo of Ellen Page-Robin.
February 3, 2015 | WMU News

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.

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February 2, 2015 | WMU News

Former tobacco company researcher and whistleblower Jeffrey Wigand will speak Tuesday, April 7, five days after the film about him, "The Insider," is screened.