Western News is the newsletter for and about Western Michigan University faculty and staff members. The Office of University Relations publishes Western News every other Thursday, when classes are in session, during the fall and spring semesters and the first summer session.

Publication dates for 2015-16 are: Sept. 10 and 24; Oct. 8 and 22; Nov. 5 and 19; Dec. 3; Jan. 14 and 28; Feb. 11 and 25; March 17 and 31; April 14; May 12 and 26; and June 9 and 23. Western News will go on summer hiatus starting June 24 and resume publication for 2016-17 on Sept. 8.

Items to be considered for publication should be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday the week preceding publication to Jeanne Baron in the Office of University Relations by email to jeanne.baron@wmich.edu, fax to (269) 387-8422 or campus mail to mail stop 5433.

Western News, Oct. 8, 2015
Story highlights: 'Heritage,' community values to be celebrated; Dunn outlines focus areas, lauds discovery gains; WMU readying for homecoming, Family Weekend; Campus event to celebrate life of former President Elson Floyd; On Campus with with Kyle Oberhill.

Western News, Sept. 24, 2015
Story highlights: WMU launches new state autism resource; First Western Heights residents to showcase new hall; Four of 10 campuswide award winners announced; On Campus with April Eby.

Western News, Sept. 10, 2015
Story highlights: WMU to be key player in national initiative; Six of 10 Universitywide award winners announced; Numerous happenings at WMU made for productive summer; CELCIS one of six programs to reach reaccreditation milestone; On Campus with Erasmo Salinas.