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You are Welcome Here: Town Hall

The Haenicke Institute for Global Education invites the WMU and Kalamazoo community to a Town Hall to discuss the following questions:
     1. What is the current state of affairs for our students and community?
     2. What can we do to remain a welcoming community?
     3. What opportunities exist to get involved?

 The Town Hall will be held on Wednesday, February 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. in 1920 Sangren.

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WELCOME TO THE HAENICKE INSTITUTE

The Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education aspires to be a worldwide leader in developing opportunities for global learning, discovery, and engagement. Founded in 1998, the institute serves as Western Michigan University’s hub for international exchange, activity, and initiatives and as a resource to guide and support internationalization of the academic and campus environment. Recognizing that WMU’s students, faculty, staff, and its international partners are integral to these efforts, the institute is committed to working closely with the University community to develop opportunities that support and sustain the global engagement pillar of the University’s mission by:

  • Forging and sustaining mutually beneficial international partnerships.
  • Recruiting a diverse population of international students and scholars.
  • Sending students, faculty and staff abroad.
  • Supporting internationalization of the curriculum.
  • Providing campus- and community-based opportunities for global engagement.
  • Engaging with alumni.

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For more information about globalization and internationalization programs, activities and initiatives, visit WMU's Global Engagement website.