WMU News

Photo of staff member and student posting no-smoking signs.
August 19, 2014 | WMU News

With just two weeks to go before WMU becomes a tobacco-free campus, efforts are increasing to prepare members of the campus community and visitors for the cultural change the move requires.

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August 26, 2014 | WMU News

The nationally recognized integrated supply management program has been ranked No. 5 on Gartner's Top U.S. Supply Chain Undergraduate University Programs, 2014.

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August 26, 2014 | WMU News

The rankings, released Aug. 25, are based on to what extent colleges produce cutting-edge research and new Ph.Ds., encourage students to give back to the nation through service, and recruit and graduate low-income students.

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August 26, 2014 | WMU News

University Business magazine recognized WMU in its summer 2014 Models of Efficiency national program for its work in developing an iPad app that improves the input of information about prospective students.

Photo of the founders of BoldSocks.
August 22, 2014 | WMU News

The owners of a company that started with a competition between friends will kick off the 2014-15 Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series Friday, Sept. 12, in Schneider Hall.

Photo of a soccer ball in a goal.
August 22, 2014 | WMU News

A mandatory meeting for students interested in walk-on tryouts for men's soccer will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1, in the W Club Room of the Seelye Center.

Photo of red white and blue Labor Day graphic.
August 21, 2014 | WMU News

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of U.S. Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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August 20, 2014 | WMU News

The first issue of GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy was published Aug. 20 and can be found online. The journal will be published twice annually.

WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine logo.
August 20, 2014 | WMU News

The WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class of 54 students Aug. 18 ahead of its public grand opening, set for mid-September.

Photo of health center staff at the 2013 Lemon Aid event.
August 19, 2014 | WMU News

The Sindecuse Health Center is staging a fun and informational back-to-school event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Campus Flagpoles. All members of the WMU campus community are invited.

Photo of students gathering to study.
August 19, 2014 | WMU News

An open house to experience the Bronco Study Zone will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, on the second floor of Waldo Library. The study hours will begin Monday, Sept. 8.

Alpha Lambda Delta logo.
August 15, 2014 | WMU News

Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society at WMU was recognized for its continued excellence in programming, communications and service during the 2013-14 academic year. 

One Stop Convenience Center logo.
August 14, 2014 | WMU News

The temporary One Stop Convenience Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Aug. 25 through Sept. 5, offering numerous campus services in one location. The center will be closed over Labor Day weekend.

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School logo.
August 13, 2014 | WMU News

After reviews by the Higher Learning Commission and the American Bar Association, an affiliation agreement in the works for more than a year has led to a new identity for the nation's largest law school.

Photo of a fence and construction sign.
June 30, 2014 | WMU News

City work along West Michigan Avenue July 6-19 will result in a detour, and ongoing reconstruction around the U.S. 131 and Stadium Drive interchange could cause lengthy traffic backups.