Helen J. Flaspohler sits behind her desk at WMU.

Helen J. Flaspohler obituary

Helen J. Flaspohler, who for 19 years was instrumental in developing private fundraising efforts for WMU, died April 18 in Kalamazoo. She was 87. A celebration of her life will take place in July of this year.

Graphic reads: Let's End Campus Sexual Assault: Inform, Empower, Prevent.

State's first lady announces fall summit to be at WMU

First lady Sue Snyder has announced that WMU will host Michigan's fourth campus sexual assault summit Sept. 24. During the month of April, take the "MI Pledge" to help end campus sexual assault.

Three WMU students walk up to Waldo Library's main entrance.

Waldo Library to extend hours during finals week

To accommodate students as they study for their final exams, Waldo Library will be open 24 hours a day beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 22, through midnight Thursday, April 26. The VR Lab also will extend its hours.

Photo of Eric J. Schneidewind, president of the AARP.

Registration begins soon for livable communities conference

Keynote speakers include Dr. Jennifer Mindell, University College in London, and Eric J. Schneidewind, president of the American Association of Retired Persons, who will both speak on "Assessing and Valuing the Barrier Effect of Busy Roads."