September 2012 WMU News

September 28, 2012 | WMU News

The Epsilon Xi chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. fraternity will celebrate its 50-year history at WMU with various events Oct. 4-6, including a founder's banquet, speaker series, tailgate and more.

September 28, 2012 | WMU News

Homecoming Campus Classic 5K starts at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, on Western Avenue in front of the Student Recreation Center; 1K starts at 8:45 a.m. in Lot 13 in front of the recreation center.

September 28, 2012 | WMU News

Dr. Ilmars Mezs, head of the International Organization for Migration in Riga, Latvia, will speak Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Latvian Community Center, and Friday, Oct. 5, on campus.

September 28, 2012 | WMU News

Stand-up comedian Ty Barnett will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Bernhard Center Ballroom. Admission is $1 with a valid student Bronco Card, and $2 without.

September 28, 2012 | WMU News

Alumnus Dr. Daniel J. Hurley will lead a discussion on the government's policymaking processes and their effect on public universities at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Fetzer Center.

September 27, 2012 | WMU News

Defending CCHA Tournament champions move up from 13th in the preseason poll of one year ago, return 18 letterwinners including goalie and CCHA Tournament MVP Frank Slubowski.

September 27, 2012 | WMU News

Restaurants, retailers and other downtown Kalamazoo businesses vying Oct. 1-5 to become the champs of “Spirit Week,” creatively displaying WMU colors and emblems, flying WMU flags, offering student discounts.

September 27, 2012 | WMU News

The fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in the Bernhard Center will provide information on graduate and professional studies at WMU and over 50 other graduate, professional and law schools.

September 26, 2012 | WMU News

WMU offers more than 70 study abroad programs in 30-plus countries. Learn about them at the Study and Intern Abroad Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Bernhard Center.

September 26, 2012 | WMU News

Students and young professionals are needed to teach English and help with internationalization projects in Japan. Learn more at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in 3025 Brown Hall.

September 25, 2012 | WMU News

Engineering Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 in the main lobby of the Engineering and Applied Sciences Building on the Parkview Campus.

September 25, 2012 | WMU News

"The Art of Healing: Surviving Sexual Abuse," a collaboration between several artists, is on display in the college's second floor art gallery through the end of October.

September 25, 2012 | WMU News

A week of "We Bleed Brown and Gold" activities will culminate Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, when students, alumni, families and fans gather for Homecoming Weekend 2012.

September 25, 2012 | WMU News

Brannon Cho, winner of multiple performance prizes for cello, will perform with the University Symphony Orchestra at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in Miller Auditorium.

September 25, 2012 | WMU News

Keith C. Valentine, WMU alumnus and president of NuVasive Inc., will speak Wednesday, Oct. 3, as part of the first 2012-13 Distinguished Speaker Series event. Registration is required by Sept. 28.

September 24, 2012 | WMU News

Still time for Kalamazoo-area residents to sign up for free program that gives nontraditional students with low to moderate incomes access to rigorous humanities education.

September 21, 2012 | WMU News

The Medical Humanities Conference to address numerous interdisciplinary topics related to medical history and ethics Thursday to Friday, Sept. 27-28, at the Fetzer Center.

September 21, 2012 | WMU News

Celebrate the many cultures on campus by carrying a nation's flag in the annual Parade of Nations before kickoff of this year's Homecoming football game.

September 21, 2012 | WMU News

The Sones de Mexico Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The evening will include a pre-concert lecture introducing regional musical styles and instruments.

September 21, 2012 | WMU News

The 3rd annual WMUsic Showcase Spectacular, set for Sunday, Oct. 7, will feature performances by student and faculty ensembles to raise funds for School of Music student scholarships.

September 20, 2012 | WMU News

WMU Board of Trustees approved the retirements of two faculty members and nine staff members at its September meeting. Trustees also signed off on the return of three administrators to the faculty.

September 20, 2012 | WMU News

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences moves to differential tuition; students will see increased tuition and decreased fees beginning in the spring 2013 semester.

September 20, 2012 | WMU News

WMU's $8 million archives facility, which is being built on the Oakland Drive Campus, will bear the names of two of the University's most noted alumni, Charles and Lynn Zhang.

September 19, 2012 | WMU News

The University sees increased enrollment of honors college and international students, and of students attending class online or at regional institutions.

September 18, 2012 | WMU News

Trustees will consider a proposal to implement a differential tuition policy for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences when they meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in 157 Bernhard Center.

September 18, 2012 | WMU News

The public is invited to celebrate the completion of the new Sangren Hall, pedestrian mall and renovated Lee Honors College at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28.

September 18, 2012 | WMU News

The College of Aviation moves to introduce an aviation app, which could one day lead to iPads replacing paper maps in pilots' flight bags, into the flight science curriculum.

September 17, 2012 | WMU News

Set for 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, the Academic Convocation will feature President Dunn's State of the University address and recognize staff and faculty members for extraordinary service and scholarship.

September 17, 2012 | WMU News

Drs. Jon Adams and Richard Malott to receive Distinguished Teaching Awards, given to exceptional educators and mentors, during Friday's Academic Convocation.

September 17, 2012 | WMU News

Informational sessions for the new master's degree in organizational learning and performance will be held at the WMU regional location in Royal Oak, Mich., Sept. 26 and Nov. 7.

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