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August 2016 WMU News
Stephen John and Joseph Barnett, inventors of NeoVent, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
In its 11th annual assessment of nearly 750 of the nation's colleges and universities, the magazine ranked WMU at No. 64 among national universities—up 28 places from its spot in 2015.
Dennis W. Archer was honored earlier this month for his lifetime of achievement by the American Bar Association's 2016 ABA Medal.
Dr. Fredrick J. Dobney, former WMU provost and vice president for academic affairs, died Aug. 19 at his home in Brighton. He was 72.
A three-time alumnus and his faculty mentor combined diamond-cutting and laser technologies to create a new machining device.
The Valley Dining Center, which features nine micro-restaurants and a café, is set to open for normal business operations beginning Friday, Sept. 2
Carol Beaver has found new passion and talents while pursuing a developing scientific discipline known as biogeophysics.
Sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14-15, for students interested in competing in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition.
Sponsored by WMU's Sindecuse Health Center, the event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Campus Flagpoles.
Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of U.S. Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6.
The temporary One Stop Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Aug. 29 through Sept. 9, offering numerous campus services in one location. The center will be closed Sept. 3-5.
WMU's Heritage Hall renovation has won a 2016 Governor's Energy Excellence Award for the success it triggered in reducing energy waste. The award was announced Aug. 11.
A photo of J. Gabriel Ware taken by WMU photographer Mike Lanka was selected by the Phi Kappa Phi honor society as first place winner in its Spring 2016 Graduation Photo Contest.
In her new role, Courtney Clancy will work with the Gwen Frostic School of Art, the School of Music and the departments of Dance and Theatre.
WMU is moving forward with plans to open its new Department of Physical Therapy with the hire of Dr. Stacie J. Fruth as founding chair and program director.
Early registration ends Friday, Aug. 12, for the Michigan Autism Conference, which will bring leading authorities on autism to Kalamazoo. The conference is set for Sept. 14-16.
Dr. Alan D. Poling will receive this year's International Humanitarian Award from the American Psychological Association for his work with landmine-detecting rats.
"Flowing Back Through Time: Rivers in Historical and Archaeological Perspective" is the theme of the event, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-7, at the archaeological site.
WMU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is staging a fall kickoff, while registration for courses and day trips it offers for adults is approaching.
Dunn, who has served as president of WMU since July 1, 2007, will retire June 30, 2017. He plans to serve in the capacity of president emeritus for the year following his tenure as president.