WMU retirees, benefits-eligible nonbargaining employees, and employees who are members of certain unions have until 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, to add eligible dependents to their health care coverage and enroll or re-enroll in a flexible spending account.
An armed robbery took place on the WMU campus Wednesday evening at about 9 p.m. between Sangren Hall and Sindecuse Health Center. No one was injured.
A celebratory dinner gala and a ceremonial flight over Waldo Stadium during the homecoming gridiron contest set the stage Oct. 24-25 as Western Michigan University aviators marked the 75th anniversary of aviation education at WMU.
Norm Braksick, retired executive director of Foods Resource Bank, will speak about founding the organization and social entrepreneurship at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in Room 2150 of Schneider Hall.
Western Michigan University students looking to enhance their leadership skills and learn innovative leadership strategies will hear from experts at the second annual DESIGNEDtoLEAD conference Friday, Nov. 14, at WMU’s Fetzer Center.
Brian Thomas, chief executive officer of OtterBox, will present "Growing up Otter: Education, Opportunity and Giving Back" at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. The talk is part of the business college's Distinguished Speaker Series.
Business, academic and government leaders will address information security and privacy topics in business, industry, healthcare, government and education Friday, Nov. 7, at the 11th Western Michigan IT Forum.
As part of Haworth College of Business's second annual community service project at Fort Custer National Cemetery, students will clean the headstones of nearly 2,000 graves in preparation for Veterans Day.
George L. Wilson, who recently retired from his position as electrical engineering manager in Facilities Management, died Oct. 22. He was 63. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.
It's easier than ever to experience the beauty of Western Michigan University's campus. A two-mile walking tour of some of the University's best garden spots has been created just in time for homecoming weekend.
Thirteen content sessions on funding and other resources for faculty research at Western Michigan University will be featured during the annual Research and Dessert event on Friday, Oct. 31.
Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies is accepting applications for a research and creative activities grant to support the study of Greater China. The deadline for submitting proposals is Feb. 13, 2015.
WMU's Real Talk Diversity Series continues with three events that are free and open to the public. Topics include navigating the intersectional identities with success, tribal governance and traditional Native American dance and music.
The Scholar Scare, a 5K race and 1K fun run, is being staged Nov. 1, by the Lee Honors College to raise funds for student scholarships. Register online, and don't be afraid to wear a costume.
WMU's Faculty Senate's Ad Hoc Committee on General Education will host brown-bag lunch discussions on Oct. 29, Nov. 18 and Dec. 3 to provide a forum to explore the possibilities of imagining General Education differently.
Nominations for the fall round of Make a Difference awards are due by Friday, Oct. 31. The campuswide peer-to-peer program recognizes staff for their accomplishments and exceptional service to the University.