August 2014 WMU News

August 29, 2014 | WMU News

The annual back-to-campus celebration will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, on WMU's Sangren Pedestrian Mall. Bronco Bash is free and open to the public.

August 29, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's 2014-15 Real Talk Diversity Series will kick off with a discussion on gender and issues of privilege from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, in the Trimpe Building's Multicultural Center.

August 29, 2014 | WMU News

Students interested in trying out as a walk-on for the WMU softball team must attend a mandatory meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, on the third floor of the Seelye Athletic Center.

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.

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.

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.

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.

August 22, 2014 | WMU News

The exhibits "The Housed" and "Your Place or Mine?" are on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Monroe-Brown Gallery and Kerr Gallery, respectively, Sept. 4 through Oct. 10.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

August 19, 2014 | WMU News

Single ticket sales begin Aug. 22 for some shows. For access to exclusive presales several days before the general public, join the Miller Auditorium E-club or follow Miller on Facebook or Twitter.

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.

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. 

August 15, 2014 | WMU News

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WMU will offer an information fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, to announce its offerings for fall 2014. The event is free and open to the public.

August 14, 2014 | WMU News

Two informational programs have been set for Wednesday, Aug. 20, for employees thinking about taking classes or who have children eligible to attend WMU at a reduced rate.

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.

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.

August 7, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Office for Sustainability is accepting applications through 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, for the new Wesustain internship program. Applications are available online.

August 7, 2014 | WMU News

Long-time faculty member Dr. J. Michael Keenan died July 28 at age 82. Keenan pioneered a distance education model and advocated for experiential learning at the University.

August 5, 2014 | WMU News

The course, School Counseling for Postsecondary and Career Readiness, will be offered through WMU's Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology for the first time this fall.