Competing against some 350 young aviators from teams representing 29 of the top aviation schools in the nation, the 15-member WMU team came in fourth in flight events and seventh in ground events to place fourth overall.
Starting June 1, much of the Goldsworth Drive portion of the Ring Road will be closed for more than a month. During the closure, access to the Goldsworth Valley residence halls will be affected for only short periods of time.
Dr. Barbara Barton, WMU associate professor of social work, received the prestigious 2015 Education/Public Awareness Award from the Brain Injury Association of Michigan.
Campus and community members are invited to read the first graphic novel to win a Pulitzer Prize this summer ahead of public activities being planned for fall.
The daughter of WMU's second president took a walk down memory lane in April when she returned to campus with her husband and several close family members.
WMU's Go West advertising campaign has produced TV commercials that have earned back-to-back silver Communicator Awards from the Academy of Interactive Visual Arts.
Tyler Payne, Help Desk, was named Student Employment Supervisor of the Year for Michigan by the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators.
Students and employees have through Sunday, May 31, to provide new supporting information to help decide which of 25 staff members will be chosen as the top four staffers for 2014-15.
Martha Huckabee, a board member at the international medical aid organization, will be the next presenter at the Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Speaker Series on Friday, May 29.
Senior Joseph Barnett and recent alumnus Stephen John won the prize for their invention, NeoVent, a respiratory support device designed to treat critically ill infants in developing nations.
Junior Alex Gibson has been awarded a $16,500 federal scholarship to study Arabic at the Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman, Jordan, during the the 2015-16 academic year.
Activities range from a free movie about foster care and a seminar for young people on writing about their foster care experiences to a statewide conference of Michigan's Fostering Success network.
Larry E. Syndergaard, WMU professor emeritus of English, died April 15 in Kalamazoo. He was 78. A memorial service and celebration of his life is planned for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31, in the Fetzer Center.