Color-enhanced images of Earth's varied topography will be on display and available for purchase at Urban Modern Hair, 223 S. Kalamazoo Ave., as part of the Dec. 7 Art Hop.
November 2012 WMU News
Michelle Crumm, CEO and owner of Ann Arbor-based Present Value, and Ron Hall, head of Detroit-area automotive firms Bridgewater Interiors and New Center Stamping, have been appointed to the WMU Board of Trustees.
The Kalamazoo Film Society will present the comedy "Searching for Sugar Man" Friday through Sunday, Dec. 7-9, at WMU's Little Theatre. The film is rated PG-13; admission is $5.
The Bronco men's and women's soccer teams were recently honored for high team grade point averages by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
The campus community is invited to enjoy a special holiday meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Bernhard Café and Market. The full menu and pricing is available online.
Dr. William "Bill" R. Welke, professor emeritus of accountancy, died Nov. 16 in Shawnee, Kan. at age 79. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in Kalamazoo.
Gordon Bolar, general manager of WMU's public radio station, WMUK 102.1 FM, is slated to be the interview subject on National Public Radio's StoryCorps segment Friday, Nov. 23.
Efforts to help the East Coast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy have resulted in a local shortage of blood and trained disaster relief workers. Members of the campus community can help by donating blood or training to become a relief worker.
WMU's Professional Support Staff Organization is sponsoring its annual poinsettia sale and accepting orders through Thursday, Nov. 29. Small plants are $6 each; large are $10.
A University emergency exercise is set for the morning of Friday, Nov. 30, that will allow units across the campus to rehearse and evaluate emergency procedures.
The University community is invited to attend a reception honoring the most recent recipients of semiannual Make a Difference awards at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in 157 Bernhard Center.
Honorable Consul General Kuninori Matsuda will present a talk on the importance of studying Japanese, highlighting the ties between Michigan and Japan, Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Nichole Maury, associate professor of art, and David Montgomery, director of the Bronco Marching Band, received the College of Fine Arts Dean's Teaching Award for 2012.
Dr. Ronald Kramer received the Larry T. Reynolds Award for Outstanding Teaching of Sociology at the annual meeting of the Michigan Sociological Association Saturday, Oct. 27, in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Two local leaders with the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency will be the speakers at the next Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series Friday, Nov. 30.
Campus computer labs, library, recreation center, health clinic and other campus facilities will be closed or on reduced hours Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 22-25. Classes and regular hours resume Monday, Nov. 26.
Multi-platinum rock band Matchbox Twenty brings its North American tour to campus with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Miller Auditorium. Singer-guitarist Phillip Phillips will open the show.
A joint agreement between Muskegon Community College and WMU's Haworth College of Business will offer students joint admission to both schools, enabling them to earn an associate degree at MCC then transfer to WMU.
Chris Mooney, senior correspondent for American Prospect Magazine and author of "The Republican War on Science," will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in 2008 Richmond Center for Visual Arts.
Graduating seniors and Tony Award-winning actress Karen Ziemba will be featured during the cabaret-themed performances. "Late Night Broadway" runs Thursday, Nov. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 1.
Learn more about oppression and how to combat it during a free, public program from 1 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Campus Flagpoles near the Lee Honors College building.
Instead of traveling to a mall to get pictures of your kids with Santa, consider making a reservation to attend the Fetzer Center's annual Lunch with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.
Dr. Richard B. Valley, professor emeritus of paper and printing science and engineering, died Nov. 12 at age 85. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in Portage.
WMU employees are invited to find out more about an opportunity to study abroad in Santander, Spain by attending one of two informational sessions, to be held Thursday, Nov. 29, and Friday, Jan. 25.
Step Afrika, a professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Miller Auditorium. Tickets are $1 for students with a valid Bronco Card.
Bronco football will honor veterans and graduating seniors as the team takes on Eastern Michigan University at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Waldo Stadium.
Open enrollment will end at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, for eligible WMU employees and retirees to add dependents to their health care coverage and for employees to enroll or re-enroll in a flexible spending account.
WMU is one of 14 U.S. colleges and universities recently selected to participate in the Institute of International Education's 2013 Brazil initiative, part of IIE’s International Academic Partnership Program.
The University saw double-digit growth in international enrollment this fall and has expanded its global-engagement efforts with new partnerships in Iraq, Turkey and Brazil.
Student-athletes Darren Jones, Sean Lewis and Shane Lyons have been named to the All-Mid-American Conference men's soccer team, the highest number of All-MAC players for the program since 2005.