The University is one of only five organizations the nation to have received accreditation for landscape management and operations under a program established by the Professional Grounds Management Society.
The University's new Flexible Electronics Applications and Technology Center will become part of the Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
Grand Rapids Community College and WMU will move a decades-old partnership to the next level, allowing both schools to better serve students and the Grand Rapids community.
John M. Barney, a retired electrician in maintenance services, died June 13 at the age of 60. Services have been held.
M. Noreen VanderBeek, a retired staff member in the business and finance division, died June 1 at age 96. Services have been held.
WMU leaders to be in Pullman, Washington, Wednesday to attend celebration of the life of former WMU President Elson Floyd.
Dr. Ernest E. Rossi, a former longtime administrator and professor emeritus of political science who retired in 1996, died Aug. 7 at age 86. Services have taken place.
Jeb Gast of Fido Motors will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Senior Dena Alobiedat will use her award to study abroad at Regent's University School of Fashion and Design in London in Spring 2016.
MaryAnn Haws-Johnson, a retired coordinator of the Education Library, died May 12 at age 76. She retired in 2002 after 22 years of service to the University.
Shelley S. Grant, a retired administrator in the Department of Facilities Management, died April 1 at age 56. She joined the WMU staff in 1992 and retired in 2013 after 21 years of service to the University.
WMU officials, along with Third Ward City Commissioner Senita Lenear, reopened the WMU-Grand Rapids Beltline facility Aug. 20.
WMU has been named both a top national university and one of the best higher education values in the Midwest by Washington Monthly magazine.
The approval allows the center to expand and gives WMU much-needed space for its myriad autism treatment and research activities.
The temporary One Stop Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Aug. 31 through Sept. 11, offering numerous campus services in one location. The center will be closed over Labor Day weekend.