In the final step of a journey that began some seven years ago, the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine has been granted full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
Spring semester recess runs March 5-9. There are no classes during the recess, but most WMU offices are open normal hours. In addition, there are no classes Friday, March 2, for Spirit Day.
WMU and Kalamazoo will offer numerous global engagement opportunities in March. Highlights include the 29th annual International Festival, musical performances, lectures and global briefings.
Dr. Gregory Norris, Harvard University, will talk about methods to account for the positive effects of individual and corporate sustainability efforts at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in 1910 Sangren Hall.
A collective of 10 outpatient clinics at WMU trains students, provides specialty care to thousands of patients, and serves as an incubator for investigating therapeutic techniques.
First-Year Experience Programs is now the Office of Student Transitions, reaffirming its focus on providing programs and special services to all new WMU students.
Wendy Cornish, WMU professor emerita of dance, is the recipient of this year's Partners in Dance Community Dance Advocacy Award.
Construction activities began in December that will allow the recently created product design program to move into renovated spaces in Central Kohrman Hall by fall 2018.
Three films from the America Divided docu-series, produced by Norman Lear, Common and Shonda Rhimes, will be shown at WMU's Bernhard Center: "The System" Feb. 21, "Something in the Water" March 19, and "A House Divided" April 11.
Elissa C. Kedziorek, editor-in-chief of WMU's student newspaper, the Western Herald, will head to Washington, D.C., in mid-March as the 2018 Michigan Fellow for the National Newspaper Association's News Fellows Program.
For their work in renovating Heritage Hall, WMU alumni Jonathan Rumohr and Jesse Hendershot have received the ASHRAE 2018 Award of Engineering Excellence, an honor bestowed upon international building projects only five times over the past 30 years.
This long-running academic support program will pick a student design to use in the commemorative poster it will hand out during a homecoming 2018 banquet.
Graduate teaching assistants as well as all faculty and staff members are invited to attend the free March 16 event. Registration for the luncheon is required by 5 p.m. Friday, March 9.
Area small businesses can apply for matching funds to help them hire WMU student interns in STEM disciplines. Funding applications to hire interns for this summer are due by Thursday, March 1.
The WMU men's soccer team has a recently announced spring schedule that includes four home matches: 3 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24; 6 p.m. Friday, March 16; and 6 p.m. Friday, March 23.