Exterior shot of WMU's Western View apartment-style residences.

Board approves 2018-19 apartment rental rates

The Board of Trustees has approved an $8 to $19 monthly rent increase for on-campus apartments and apartment-style residential units, keeping WMU rates in alignment with the surrounding community.

A female WMU student wearing a gold hat is standing on the bridge overlooking a snowy Goldsworth Valley Pond.

Some campus offices on reduced hours for the holidays

Holiday recess begins with the end of fall semester, and some campus services will cease or have reduced hours starting Friday, Dec. 15, through the start of spring semester Monday, Jan. 8.

United Way logo, an image of a hand holding a stick figure person under a gold rainbow.

Campus United Way campaign exceeds $200,000 goal

A total of $200,915.56 has been pledged, with 34 percent of employees and 11 percent of retirees responding. The president's office will continue to collect pledge cards for those wishing to "Change the Story."

Professional headshot of Michael Braun, WMU.

State association honors Spanish faculty member

Michael Braun has won the Barbara Ort-Smith Award from the Michigan World Languages Association. The Ort-Smith Award is the state's highest honor for educators in the field of world languages.

Alpha Lambda Delta shield, which has Greek lettering across the front and a candle at the top.

Honors organization recognized with national award

WMU's chapter of the national honor society Alpha Lambda Delta was one of just eight to be awarded the Maintaining the Flame Award for exceptionally active membership and dedication to community service.

Close-up photo of a drawing on VanderMeer's poster that uses a yellow, pink and aqua color scheme.

Graduate students win leading geology awards

WMU students brought home a map competition first place, an inaugural education research award and a desert research grant from the 2017 Geological Society of America annual meeting.