Many University offices will be closed and classes canceled Monday, May 30, in honor of U.S. Memorial Day. Classes and regular hours will resume May 31.
Field school begins June 30, followed by summer camps and a lecture series. Events conclude with an annual open house in August.
Dr. Satish Deshpande has been appointed as interim dean of the Haworth College of Business, and Jane Baas will take the reins of the Lee Honors College.
Ursula Barrett, retired staff member in Burnhams Dining Services, died May 8 at age 76. She joined the WMU staff in 1980 and retired in 2006 after almost 26 years of service.
If your family enjoys meeting new people and exploring new cultures, consider becoming a host family for international visitors who will be arriving from Japan in August.
WMU's precision flight team, the Sky Broncos participated in the 2016 National Intercollegiate Flying Association championship, held May 9-14 at Ohio State University.
Stephen Anthony Williams has been named the new general manager of WMU's public radio station, effective July 1.
Registration for 18 courses and four trips offered this summer by the Osher Institute at WMU is underway for institute members and will open Tuesday, May 24, for nonmembers.
Dorene Lois Scheffers, a retired receptionist who most recently worked in Graduate College admissions, died April 17 at age 77.
The group MNOE, made up almost entirely of WMU music students, has started a crowdfunding campaign to pay for a trip to Sonic Ranch near El Paso, Texas, to record its debut album.
Dr. Lee Penyak comes to WMU from the University of Scranton, where he has served in multiple roles since 2000. He joins the Office of Study Abroad May 23.
WMU music students continue their streak of winning multiple awards in DownBeat's annual Student Music Awards, taking five prizes in this year's contest.
Paule Miller, associate professor emeritus of languages and linguistics, died May 1 at age 91. A celebration of her life will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, in Kalamazoo.
High-achieving Michigan high school students have been awarded scholarships worth $15,000 annually over four years.
Joshua Teo, a graduate research assistant studying mechanical engineering, received the award for his invention Durabilika, an interactive cloud-based durability analysis software.
Those wishing to help select this year's four annual Make a Difference Award winners have until Tuesday, May 31, to submit new supporting information for the 23 candidates in the running.