A reported armed robbery near Western Heights residence hall triggered the WMU campus alert system Monday, Oct. 31.
October 2016 WMU News
At 8-0, WMU's football team is one of only five in the nation to remain undefeated. Following a bye week, the Broncos moved up to No. 17 in the AP rankings and No. 18 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
Singer and playwright Lisa Rock will bring "Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters" to Miller Auditorium at 8 p.m. Friday, April 21.
The National Geographic documentary "Living in the Age of Airplanes" will premiere at Miller Auditorium at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28.
Dr. Christine Byrd-Jacobs will present at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the honors college lounge. Dr. Gary Bischof will present at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, also in the honors college lounge.
University Theatre will stage six performances of "The Foreigner," a comedy by Larry Shue, Oct. 28 through Nov. 6 at Williams Theatre in the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
The Bronco Marching Band's annual "Season in Review" concert will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Miller Auditorium.
Spanish-American mezzo-soprano Marisa Martins joins pianist Mac McClure in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Prizes include WMU spirit wear as well as tickets to sporting events and Miller Auditorium shows.
At 8-0, WMU's football team is one of nine in the nation to remain undefeated. The Broncos held steady at No. 20 in the AP; dropped one spot to No. 21 in the coaches poll.
The Gold Company will kick off its 39th year with WMU at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Western Winds will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
The Turkey Trot 5K will start at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Student Recreation Center. This event was originally planned for Saturday, Nov. 19, and had to be rescheduled due to ESPN College GameDay logistics. Refunds must be requested by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at wmich.edu/rec/turkeytrot.
Dr. Marsha Lester of the University of Pennsylvania will be on the WMU campus for lectures and a reception Thursday, Nov. 10.
Dr. Hallie Liberto, University of Connecticut, will speak on "Coercion and Moral Power" at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in 157 Bernhard Center.
Ana Castillo, a distinguished Chicana novelist, poet, essayist, playwright, translator and scholar, will read from her works at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2.
The internationally acclaimed Rose Ensemble will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The Broncos concluded the 2015-16 academic year with an overall team GPA of 3.34, which ranked among the top of Division I institutions.
This is the seventh consecutive year the Bronco women's soccer team has earned the award.
Jazz drummer Peter Erskine will join WMU jazz ensembles in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
New alliance with FSW will enable WMU to offer several high-profile academic programs at the college's Charlotte County, Florida, campus.
The undergraduate program combining art, design, engineering and entrepreneurship will be offered beginning in fall 2017.
The Sky Broncos precision flight team will compete in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's national competition in Ohio in May.
WMU's Wrongful Conviction Program allows undergraduate students the opportunity to research potential cases of innocence.
WMU faculty and staff members can learn about their benefits, get flu shots, and take part in activities to improve health and wellness during the Wednesday, Oct. 26, event.
Keynote presentations from industry leaders and researchers as well as a workshop on project management and a demo of SAS data analytics highlight the Nov. 4 IT Forum.
WMU and FSW plan to announce an alliance Tuesday, Oct. 18, which will offer several high-profile academic programs at the college's Charlotte County, Florida, campus.
At 7-0, WMU's football team is one of 11 teams in the nation to be undefeated. The next game is a home match against Eastern Michigan set for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
Applications are due by Thursday, Nov. 17, for up to $75,000 in funding to support student initiatives that will foster a culture of sustainability at WMU.