WMU News

Photos of members of the AutoMowticCo team. Members of the AutoMowticCo team
May 5, 2015 | WMU News

Tyler Lemke and his team earned the Whirlpool Award for his company, AutoMowticCo. A second WMU team, represented by Kevin Wolf, was named a finalist in the competition

Photo of a flag at half staff.
May 6, 2015 | WMU News

Flags on all campuses of WMU will be lowered Friday, May 8, in honor of Navy SEAL Brett Allen Marihugh, of Livonia., who died following a training accident Sunday, April 26.

Photo of WMU's Waldo Stadium.
April 30, 2015 | WMU News

An online, random lottery to determine which 7,000 WMU students will get a free game ticket to the Sept 4. matchup in Waldo Stadium. The registration deadline for the lottery is Monday, Aug. 3.

Photo of the Siebert Administration Building.
April 30, 2015 | WMU News

The University Staff Compensation Project is moving quickly to completion with new job title guidelines developed and the final assignment of University positions to the new pay structure nearly complete.

Photo of a WMU sign.
April 29, 2015 | WMU News

Grants to WMU nearly hit the $2.4 million mark in March, pushing the year-to-date total to almost $25 million. Grants for research closed in on $1 million, followed by grants for instruction at almost $800,000.

Photo of Larry E. Syndergaard.
April 29, 2015 | WMU News

Larry E. Syndergaard, WMU professor emeritus of English, died April 15 in Kalamazoo. He was 78. A memorial service and celebration of his life is planned for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31, in the Fetzer Center.

Photo of WMU's Fetzer Center.
April 28, 2015 | WMU News

Organizations of all sizes and industries will receive much needed operational help thanks to the workshops, offered by WMU's Center for Integrated Supply Management and the APICS Southwest Michigan Chapter.

Photo of Jonathon Lysik and Tyler Schramm of Illumipong.
April 27, 2015 | WMU News

Illumipong, an innovative beer pong table, took top honors at the recent Pitch Competition as well as won the $300 People's Choice Award. The pitch was delivered by Tyler Schramm.

Photo of WMU's College of Aviation.
April 24, 2015 | WMU News

Acting during their April 22 meeting, WMU trustees approved a proposed purchase agreement that will result in the addition of another hangar facility to the College of Aviation campus at Battle Creek's W.K. Kellogg Airport.

Grahic depicting a Chinese lantern.
April 21, 2015 | WMU News

The Confucius Institute at WMU is accepting registrations for spring Chinese culture courses that begin the week of May 18. The six-week, low-cost courses are open to the public.

Photo of a man performing during a previous medieval conference.
April 17, 2015 | WMU News

The 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies is set for May 14-17. Kalamazoo residents and WMU community members can join them at no cost if they register online or in person by April 29.

Photo of Steve Zegree.
April 16, 2015 | WMU News

Steve Zegree will be remembered during an Sunday, April 19, service at Indiana University and a 4 p.m. Saturday, May 23, service in WMU's Miller Auditorium.