WMU News

March 31, 1998, Kalamazoo MI USA

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March 1998 WMU News Archive
Stories are listed in descending order by release date, beginning with the most recent. Click on the headline for the full story.

Spring volunteer effort to send 1,500 students into the streets (March 31) Students will spend April 4 doing spring cleanup in Allegan, Kalamazoo and Calhoun county neighborhoods.

GM's Roy Roberts to speak April 9 (March 31) General Motors executive and WMU graduate will present the first Business Leadership Lecture.

Bosco selected to chair national consortium (March 31) Elected to chair the Consortium for School Networking.

Top graduate students to be honored (March 31) 32 graduate students honored April 14 in the Bernhard Center.

Third edition of book on health care communication published (March 31) Peter and Laura Northouse author 322-page softcover text.

Expert says March Madness offers lessons in leadership (March 26) Behind basketball teams are successful coaches with valuable insights.

Economist to speak on reforming the welfare state (March 26) Reform in post-communist countries will be presented April 8.

Paper Technology Foundation announces capital campaign (March 26) Paper Technology Foundation at WMU launches five-year, $5.75 million capital campaign.

Urban education expert to speak (March 26) School reform alone can't overcome the impact of the economic and political devastation of America's inner cities.

Alumni chapter program to focus on benefits of laughter (March 26) Free public workshop is April 15.

WMU offers educational technology coordinators conference (March 26) Conference is April 24.

Dickinson presentation part of tribute to Carol Haenicke (March 24) Leading scholar on Emily Dickinson focal point of tribute April 8.

Hogan family gives $100,000 for baseball scoreboard and scholarship (March 24)

Sundick to discuss ethical issues in forensic science (March 24) Role and responsibilities of expert witnesses explored March 31.

'State of the University' Address (March 24) President Haenicke presents his final "State of the University" address March 31.

WMU offers new certificate program (March 24) Certificate in Management Development offered in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids beginning April 8

43 students win Chapman Scholarships (March 24) Students receive $200 award for winter semester.

Two faculty members, two seniors earn MAGB Awards (March 24) To be honored April 7 by Michigan Association of Governing Boards of State Universities.

National Issues Forum to give voice to area citizens (March 24) "Governing America" is topic of April 6 forum.

Initiation ceremonies set for first Phi Beta Kappa students (March 24) 107 juniors and seniors and three doctoral students will become the first student members April 1.

Yoshimi Takeda to serve as artist-in-residence (March 20) Music director of Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra will share his talents with WMU students.

College of Education reorganized (March 20) New structure will enhance the preparation of teachers and administrators.

Science Pavilion named for Haenicke (March 20) Board of Trustees names new Science Research Pavilion Diether H. Haenicke Hall.

Board approves policy on consensual sexual relations (March 20) Policy urges awareness of their professional responsibilities.

Trustees table room and board increase (March 20) Recommended 5 percent increase tabled to allow time for public comment.

Board approves two doctoral degree programs (March 20) New doctorates in environmental chemistry and in paper and imaging science and engineering.

Board approves appointment (March 20) Dr. Adrian C. (Ed) Edwards named chairperson of the Department of Finance and Commercial Law. Other personnel announcements.

January, February gifts reported to trustees (March 20) More than $1,477,000 in cash gifts donated to WMU.

Grant report sends year's total past $15 million (March 20) More than $1.8 million in grants awarded during January and February.

Five finalists for president named (March 20) Finalists for WMU presidency recommended to the Board of Trustees from among about 60 candidates.

Jewel-Osco executive to be honored at food marketing conference (March 19) Edward F. Buron honored March 30.

Food industry leaders to gather for talks on next millennium (March 19) Midwest food industry executives meet March 30-31.

Edsel Ford to speak April 2 (March 19) Ford Motor Credit Co. executive part of Haworth College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series.

WMU admissions at all-time high (March 17) Could have largest freshman class ever.

Board to name building for Haenicke (March 17) President to be honored Friday, March 20.

Political theorist to describe benefits of multiculturalism (March 17) March 26 presentation argues ethnic, gender divisions benefit democratic process.

Community invited to Native American Pow Wow (March 17) Ninth annual pow wow set for Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5.

WMU safest campus in state, data shows (March 17) Also among nation's safest according to Massachusetts research firm.

Rising CO2 level has direct impact on food system (March 17) WMU research shows CO2 levels could begin having even more direct impact on the quality of the world's food systems.

Faculty member wins new teacher award (March 17) Central States Communication Association selects WMU's Melissa Hancox.

Next 'Open Office Hours' session March 23 (March 12) President Haenicke available from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, March 23.

International Festival Sunday, March 22 (March 12) Features food, performances and displays from more than 20 countries.

Ponchillia, Schma to receive Distinguished Service Awards (March 12) 18th annual Academic Convocation, March 31.

Events planned on migrant farmworkers (March 12) Series of free events presented March 23 through April 3.

Fanfares to start gala salute to Haenickes March 16 (March 10) Trumpet fanfares will mark the start of a gala salute in dance, music and theatre to Diether Carol Haenicke at 8 p.m. Monday, March 16, in Miller Auditorium.

Political scientist to talk about rebuilding Balkan civic structure (March 10) Civic challenges facing the war-torn Balkan peninsula is topic of March 17 presentation.

Top WMU seniors to be honored (March 10) 18th annual Presidential Scholars Convocation is March 26.

Human cloning is topic of talk (March 10) Ethical issues surrounding human cloning explored March 25.

Shortage of school administrators prompts leadership academy (March 10) Academy for future school leaders is March 25-27.

Kellogg Foundation awards $5.2 million to WMU aviation school (March 7) Grant raises Kellogg support of aviation program to $8.2 million since 1993.

Panel discussion planned on emergency research ethical issues (March 5) Discussion is March 20 in Bernhard Center.

Selection process under way for first Phi Beta Kappa student members (March 5) First group of students to be inducted April 1.

WMU team captures third place in ethics bowl competition (March 5) WMU third place 18 universities in the fourth annual event in Dallas Feb. 26.

WMU plans open house for prospective students (March 5) Open house is Saturday, March 21.

Charter schools focus of Issues in Education series (March 3) Forum is March 10.

Expert on global climate change to give two area lectures (March 3) Expert to speak March 10 on the political prospects for limiting the causes of global warming.

Emergency room physician to speak on interpersonal violence (March 3) Will speak at first banquet of Association of Minorities in the Biological Sciences at WMU, March 21.

Open meetings scheduled for associate graduate dean candidates (March 3) Five candidates will interview on campus in the next month.

Engler to greet British Airways cadets in New York (March 2) Michigan governor will join cadets for Concorde flight to Battle Creek

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