WMU will grant more than 2,600 degrees during four commencement ceremonies April 29. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will speak during one ceremony and Dr. Antonio R. Flores will be honored during another.
A team of WMU geology students recently placed second among 11 teams competing in the Eastern Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Imperial Barrel Award competition.
The WMU Soccer Complex is undergoing a renovation in which the existing surface is being removed and several upgrades are being made through the installation of a new playing field.
Summer culture courses offered by the Confucius Institute at WMU start the week of May 8. Registrations are due May 5, and tuition discounts are available for some registrants.
WMU's College of Health and Human Services building demonstrated the greatest percentage-based reduction in energy-use intensity in the 2016 competition.
This year, 50 students from WMU's 5,900-member senior class were named Presidential Scholars. The annual Presidential Scholar designation is the highest honor WMU can bestow on an undergraduate.
The new structure is the latest step in a process that began this spring with a reduction in nonresident tuition charged and a change to the way the University handles assignment of nonresident status.
Just Right Temp, a device to combat insomnia invented by WMU industrial and entrepreneurial engineering students, has won first place and $2,000 at the fifth annual K.C. O'Shaughnessy Business Pitch Competition.
Dr. Lofton Durham, associate professor of theatre, has received a $6,000 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Seventeen graduate students were recognized for outstanding demonstrations of their research earlier in the month at the 11th annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster and Performance Day.
Dr. Edward B. Montgomery, dean and professor of economics at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy, will become the University's ninth president Aug. 1.
Senior Venezia Jones, of Detroit, was one of only 50 selected by the American Advertising Federation to participate in its Most Promising Multicultural Students Program.
Federal funding is supporting a new community-based education program that will make more South and Southeast Asia language and culture classes available in West Michigan.
Dr. Don Cooney will give a presentation titled "The Foundation for Excellence: The City of Promise Moves Forward" at 8 a.m. Friday, April 28, in 2150 Schneider Hall.