WMU News

March 31, 1999, Kalamazoo MI USA

Office of University Relations

March 1999 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.

Students prepare solar car for June Sunrayce (March 30) Sunseeker is in final stages of construction.

Laughter is focus of alumni event (March 30) Two alumnae present program in St. Joseph, April 15.

Kandy to Kalamazoo: WMU offers new 'twinning' program in Sri Lanka (March 30) Five-year effort pays off with "twinning" program on the island nation of Sri Lanka.

Expert on religions of India to lecture (March 30) Dr. Nilima Chitgopekar, University of Delhi, speaks April 5 at WMU.

Event will laud top graduate students (March 29) 60 outstanding graduate students honored April 5.

Faculty Senate re-elects officers at March meeting (March 29) Alie and Tanner re-elected president and vice president.

University Relations, the office formerly known as MPRC (March 29) Former Office of Marketing, Public Relations and Communications.

Volunteers needed for Finals Finish (March 29) WMU and community volunteers for April 19 and 20 during final exams.

Wright heads Y2K response initiative (March 29) Wright coordinates response to the Year 2000 computer problem.

WMU senior wins Truman Scholarship (March 28) Sara Woodward of Holland, Mich., earns prestigious award.

Faculty member's book gives new reading of Nazi death camps (March 25) Mary Lagerwey gives new perspective to life in Auschwitz.

Two faculty members, two seniors earn MAGB awards (March 25) Michigan Association of Governing Boards of State Universities recognizes Appel, Perez-Stable, Dilland, and Nitz.

Noted farm labor organizer speaks at WMU March 31 (March 25) Baldemar Velasquez speaks as part of WMU's Cesar Chavez Day.

Author to present reading (March 25) Writer Patricia Hampl presents free, public reading from her work April 7.

Panel to ponder offensive images (March 25) Offensive film or Internet images versus freedom of expression April 8.

Miss Indian World, coloring contest highlight Pow Wow (March 25) 10th annual Native American Pow Wow is April 10-11.

Inauguration tickets available March 29 (March 23) April 6 inauguration of President Floyd is free, but tickets are required.

Women's business center offers first training session (March 23) "Setting Up Your Books," primer on business accounting, April 1,

eCommerce expert is executive-in-residence (March 23) Expert on selling products and services via the Internet at WMU April 1.

Third Coast Magazine's spring issue available (March 23) Features 35 poems, five fiction stories and one non-fiction article.

WMU soccer teams announce recruits (March 18) Four women and two men sign national letters of intent.

Islamic expert to present lectures (March 18) Three lectures March 23-25.

Managing higher education, autonomy focus of ethics lectures (March 18) "Individual Autonomy" is March 29, "Higher Education in a Market Driven World" is April 1.

Greek executive boards named among nation's best (March 18) WMU Panhell and IFC win 13 of 18 excellence awards.

WMU open house for prospective students March 20 (March 18) "Gold Pride Preview" is largest on-campus recruitment event.

First international pilot cadets complete work at WMU (March 17) Prepare for first officer roles with their respective airlines.

WMU strategic planning group seeks community input (March 16) Visit Web site to complete discussion questions.

Human radiation experiments, biotechnology focus of lectures (March 16) Ethical dilemmas of human radiation experiments and genetic engineering of crops discussed in separate lectures March 24 and 26.

Trauma specialist addresses biological sciences group (March 16) Olympian Gracie-Ann Dinkins speaks March 19.

Expert to address economics of new stadiums (March 12) Impact of stadium building and expansion on economic health is March 24 presentation.

International festival set for Sunday, March 21 (March 12) 10th annual festival is 4 to 8 p.m. in Bernhard Center.

Veldkamp elected to regional office (March 12) Assistant director for student activities elected vice president of fraternity advisors.

Irwin Seating Co. executive to address Asian experiences (March 12) Executive instrumental in company's overseas growth speaks March 25.

Daniel, Van Hoeven named Distinguished Service Recipents (March 12) Griselda Daniel and Shirley Van Hoeven honored.

Dress and textiles expert to visit WMU March 22-23 (March 12) One of nation's foremost authorities, Joanne Bubolz Eicher of University of Minnesota.

Expert on aging visits WMU (March 12) Expert on aging and how people can get more out of life as they grow older, March 15-17.

Prescription drugs topic of Issues in Education Forum (March 12) Increased student use of prescription drugs discussed March 18.

Terri Sue Harris (March 11) Assistant director of admissions died March 7.

Cinderella season for Bronco women's basketball (March 11) Future looks even brighter with new and returning talent.

WMU bows to Michigan in WNIT (March 11) Record crowd of 2,572 cheers WMU in losing effort.

AHANA brings Latino theatre to WMU (March 10) Spring Visitation Day Friday, March 12, for African American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American students.

University Theatre presents 'The Yellow Boat' (March 10) True tale of courage of child afflicted with AIDS, March 18-27.

Two WMU aviation students unharmed after separate flight mishaps (March 10) Landing mishaps March 10 in Battle Creek.

Leadership Academy program garners national honor (March 9) Program addresses shortage of qualified school administrators.

Food industry leaders converge on WMU campus (March 9) 34th annual Food Marketing Conference is March 22-23.

Workshop to offer exporting tips for West Michigan businesses (March 9) One-day workshop is March 19.

Farmer Jack exec to be honored at food marketing conference (March 9) Craig Sturken honored March 22

Poet Rodney Jones presents reading (March 9) Award-winning poet speaks March 18.

Assistant admissions director Harris dies at age 40 (March 8) Memorial service is March 9 in Kanley Chapel.

WMU hosts Michigan in women's basketball NIT (March 8) First ever NIT contest in Kalamazoo is Thursday, March 11.

Culhane named WMU hockey coach (March 3) Former Bronco star player becomes youngest coach in CCHA.

Women's basketball Broncos wait for NIT bid (March 2) Three Broncos named to all-conference teams.

WMU to inaugurate Floyd April 6 (March 2) Tickets available at no charge to public beginning March 29.

Young lovers of Latin come to WMU for convention (March 2) More than 200 high school students of Michigan Junior Classical League here March 13.

Visiting scholar addresses American government, politics (March 2) Frank R. Baumgartner is honors college lecturer March 15.

Communications students produce award-winning video (March 2) $100,000 worth of new editing equipment pays off with award winning production.

Deliberative democracy, intervention explored by ethicists (March 2) Deni Elliot examines ethics of non-military intervention, March 15.

Historian addresses 'women in the work force' (March 2) Women's History Month presentation by Alice Kessler-Harris March 12.

Conference explores labor, leisure in America (March 2) More than 100 participants at WMU, March 12-14.

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