A suspect was taken into custody two and a half hours after a pair of assaults was reported this morning on WMU's West Campus, and stolen property was recovered.
The book selected for WMU's second Universitywide common read is "Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong" by the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Raymond Bonner.
The College of Aviation is staging a golf outing Saturday, June 15, in Battle Creek, Mich., to raise funds for its student organizations. Registrations are being accepted until June 1; sponsors and donations are needed.
Dr. Carla M. Koretsky, professor of geosciences and associate dean of WMU's Lee Honors College, has been named dean of the Lee Honors College, effective July 1.
"The Living Room" with host Allison Downey, associate professor of teaching, learning and educational studies, has won an Excellence in Broadcasting award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.
Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Dr. Michael Nassaney to fill a vacancy on the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission, which preserves and promotes the legacy of the Underground Railroad's Freedom Trail in Michigan.
Five WMU staff members received awards from the Administrative Professional Association and the Professional Support Staff Organization during separate events this spring.
A family-friendly Bowling Extravaganza will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Eastland Lanes to raise funds for Kalamazoo's annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride celebration.
Willard "Bill" Rose will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, May 31, in the Dean's Conference Room of Schneider Hall. His talk will focus on the business paradigm shift for nature centers.
The birds, plants and history of Kalamazoo's Asylum Lake Preserve will be showcased at a public event from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the preserve's Parkview Avenue entrance.
Applicants to WMU's master's in business administration program now have the option of submitting Graduate Record Exam or Graduate Management Admission Test scores.
WMU was named the public sector category winner by the Detroit Free Press in this year's Michigan Green Leader competition. Winners in all categories will be honored at a June 10 event.
In its first year, PITCH: A WMU Business Pitch Competition attracted 32 teams. Sales and business marketing major Nate Norman took first place with his Fish Ninja Labs idea.
Lane and street closures will re-route traffic from WMU's Waldo Stadium through downtown Kalamazoo Thursday, May 23, for the Girls on the Run 5K run and walk.
Freshman Mingyuan Yang will compete June 27 as one of three finalists in the International Double Reed Society Young Artist Competition for young bassoon players.
A 15th century prayer book for nuns has been digitized and is now available from the WMU's Special Collections and Rare Books department of University Libraries.
Five doctoral students have received a fellowship from the Graduate College for the 2013-14 academic year, and 85 graduate students were honored in April as recipients of research and teaching awards for 2012-13.
The Malaysian Midwest Games International 2013 will draw Malaysian students from across the Midwest to campus May 24-26. Organizers are seeking people to volunteer at the event as well as donations.