October 2012 WMU News

October 11, 2012 | WMU News

Wind quintet The City of Tomorrow, on campus for a two-day residency, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

October 10, 2012 | WMU News

WMU's John T. Bernhard Professor of Music Lori Sims will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall, on the occasion of the release of her latest CD.

October 10, 2012 | WMU News

Music revue "In the Mood Live" allows the audience to return to the swing era of the 1940s at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 28, in Miller Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale.

October 10, 2012 | WMU News

Desert's Edge Duo, featuring percussionist J.B. Smith and clarinetist Robert Spring, will perform at the Dalton Center Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15.

October 10, 2012 | WMU News

Cirque Chinois, performed by the National Circus of the People's Republic of China, is coming to Miller Auditorium at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Tickets are now on sale.

October 10, 2012 | WMU News

The Capitol Steps will showcase their 30 years of experience with political comedy and satire at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Miller Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale.

October 10, 2012 | WMU News

Student input sessions will be held at 3, 5 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in 158 Bernhard Center to gauge preferences and encourage creative thinking about on-campus living.

October 10, 2012 | WMU News

Dr. John Ishiyama will deliver a free talk, titled "Political Parties and Democratization in Developing Countries," at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in 2028 Brown Hall.

October 9, 2012 | WMU News

Students are invited to attend a rally to encourage academic success and create a campus climate of commiting to academics from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17.

October 9, 2012 | WMU News

The groundbreaking, set for 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, will include details and renderings of the renovation plans for the School of Medicine building, donated to WMU by MPI Research.

October 8, 2012 | WMU News

The School of Music's Distinguished Alumni Series brings jazz vocalist and pianist Kate Reid back to campus for a performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12.

October 8, 2012 | WMU News

The annual fall challenge to see whether WMU or CMU can collect the most blood for the American Red Cross runs through Wednesday, Oct. 17.

October 8, 2012 | WMU News

Representatives will be on campus at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in the Brown and Gold Room on the second floor of the Bernhard Center, to discuss the Walt Disney World College Program.

October 8, 2012 | WMU News

Dr. Peter W. Krawutschke, an expert on translation, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council on Language and International Studies.

October 8, 2012 | WMU News

Collaborative work examining mathematics education is highlighted in a new volume, "Approaches to Studying the Enacted Mathematics Curriculum," co-edited by Dr. Steven W. Ziebarth.

October 8, 2012 | WMU News

Dr. Ruth Beall Heinig, professor emerita of communication, has been presented with a 2012 Orlin Corey Medallion Award from the Children's Theatre Foundation of America.

October 5, 2012 | WMU News

Office of Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and Transgender Student Services slates multiple events in celebration of National Coming Out Day on Thursday, Oct. 11. 

October 5, 2012 | WMU News

Employers will be on hand during WMU's Broadcast Media Career and Networking Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, on the second floor of Brown Hall.

October 5, 2012 | WMU News

Dr. William B. Harrison III and Linda Harrison, both with the Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education at WMU, have been jointly honored as distinguished alumni.

October 5, 2012 | WMU News

Student success, scholarships and opportunities for students pursuing careers in the paper and allied industry will be center stage at the Paper Technology Foundation meeting Thursday, Oct. 18.

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

Your right to vote is precious. Your opportunity to register to vote in this year's presidential election or to change the address at which you are registered to vote ends Tuesday, Oct. 9.

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

The music education program is offering free music classes to students in grades kindergarten through five at the Dalton Center Saturday mornings, Oct. 13 and Nov. 3. 

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

The Kalamazoo Film Society will present the comedy "Robot & Frank" Friday through Sunday, Oct. 12-14, at WMU's Little Theatre. The film is rated PG-13; admission is $5.

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

The campus community gathered Sept. 21 to hear President John M. Dunn's State of the University address. The talk was part of WMU's annual Academic Convocation.

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

Nominations for WMU's highest facultly honor, the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award, are due Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Any University community member may submit a nomination.

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

Lynx Network Group, provider of state-of-the-art fiber optic networks for rural areas in Michigan, is the latest business to move in to the Business Technology and Research Park.

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

The SpeechHero app, conceptualized by Aynna Lloyd and created by Drew McKinney, allows users to tap tiles containing images, then vocalizes the word associated with the image tapped.

October 4, 2012 | WMU News

WMU part of a 12-university network partnering with the Federal Aviation Administration to improve safety and enhance the future of the nation's general aviation sector.

October 3, 2012 | WMU News

Bob Koehler will present his talk, "Peace Journalism," at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in 208-209 Bernhard Center, part of the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society's lecture series.

October 2, 2012 | WMU News

WMU's public radio station looks to raise $175,000 for continued access to National Public Radio shows for 102.1-FM listeners, seeks stories from members about why they decided to donate to WMUK.

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