WMU News

Aug. 31, 1999, Kalamazoo MI USA

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August 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.

Revamped WMU American studies program enters new frontier (Aug. 31) Newly configured program is the latest in interdisciplinary initiatives.

Two new project management programs to debut this fall (Aug. 31) One offered exclusively in Grand Rapids, the other in both Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.

Noncredit materials management courses to be offered this fall (Aug. 31) Deadline for first class registration is Sept. 7.

New speakers series highlights scholars of American studies (Aug. 31) First lecture is Sept. 10.

CommUniverCity Night on Sept. 11 kicks off home football schedule (Aug. 31) Another record-breaking crowd expected.

Lecture series to focus on impact of the millennium (Aug. 31) Millennium will not signal the end of the world. First lecture is Sept. 24.

WMU moves up in U.S. News & World Report national college rankings (Aug. 26) Now among the top 100 public universities.

Picking a bank for small business financing is topic of workshop (Aug. 26) Women's Business Development Center workshop is Sept 2.

Floyd to speak to WMU and Sturgis High alumni (Aug. 26) WMU president is main speaker at Sept. 11 luncheon.

Volleyball Broncos host Brown and Gold exhibition (Aug. 22) Prepare to face #3 ranked Nebraska, #8 ranked Florida with Aug. 31 intra-team scrimmage.

Trustees meeting postponed until Oct. 7 (Aug. 20)

WMU and Northwest Airlink's Mesaba Airlines sign agreement (Aug. 19) First training and hiring agreement with domestic airline.

Bronco soccer hosts community exhibition (Aug. 19) Men's and women's teams in first Kalamazoo Kickoff Classic, Aug. 29, at Annen Sports Complex.

Football Broncos open camp, picked to win MAC West (Aug. 19) Team prepares for season opener versus #5 ranked Florida.

WMU picked third in MAC West volleyball (Aug. 17) Head coaches pick Miami (Ohio) to repeat as MAC champion.

College of Aviation to manage Romeo Airport for MDOT (Aug. 12) WMU to manage airport in Macomb County, new partnership with Michigan Department of Transportation.

New degree program to prepare students to be teachers of technical education (Aug. 12) In cooperation with eight community colleges.

WMU researchers examine impact of Edison Project schools (Aug. 12) Evaluation Center awarded $30,000 by NEA.

McKean named fellow for work in statistics (Aug. 12) Named a fellow by the American Statistical Association.

Volunteer opportunities abound at fair (Aug. 12) Students, faculty and staff presented with volunteer opportunities, Aug. 30.

Twenty-three top seniors awarded Medallion Scholarships (Aug. 11) Complete list of $32,000 scholarship recipients.

Asken elected president of architech association (Aug. 11) WMU architect and director of campus planning leads Association of University Architects.

Classroom amplification boosts learning (Aug. 9) 40 percent of children could be suffering moderate hearing loss because of illness.

Effort to delay start of school gains momentum (Aug. 9) Michigan's booming tourism industry wants opening delayed until after Labor Day.

Curbing violence in schools (Aug. 9) WMU expert says problem must be address in middle schools and earlier.

Climate is ripe for classroom censorship (Aug. 9) Teachers need to explain carefully what they teach and why.

Methods for handling school violence addressed in teacher education course work (Aug. 9) Future teachers prepare to handle violent situations.

Haworth College of Business scholarship recipients announced (Aug. 9) Complete list of recipients.

Caudill is new synchronized skating coach (Aug. 3) Emily Caudill to lead WMU's newest varsity sport.

WMU to receive $1 million for Kalamazoo River clean up (Aug. 3) U.S. Rep. Fred Upton announces $1 million in federal funds for Environmental Institute.

Foreign language students receive awards (Aug. 3) Complete list of foreign languages and literatures award recipients.

Student gets fellowships for research on Civil War-era music (Aug. 3) History doctoral student JoAnne Thomas receives $1,200 stipend.

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