WMU News

July 31, 2000, Kalamazoo MI USA

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July 2000 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.

Yoshimi Takeda (July 31) Longtime music director of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and WMU artist-in-residence died July 23.

Elsa Alvarez (July 31) Associate professor emerita of Spanish died recently in Florida.

Daniel A. Kyser (July 31) Professor emeritus of music died June 10.

National aviation media focuses on WMU (July 28) College of Aviation featured in world's most widely read aviation magazine.

Hockey alumni weekend features exhibition game (July 25) Admission is free to alumni hockey match Friday at Lawson Arena.

Web service will be disrupted July 27 (July 25) Main Web server down from 3 to 5 a.m. for routine maintenance.

Volleyball Broncos compete in Europe (July 24) First WMU team to compete in Europe travels to Germany, France and other countries.

Student wins two engineering scholarships (July 21) Junior Meghann Dickinson earns awards totaling $2,500.

Trustees next meeting is Aug. 15 (July 20) Previously scheduled September meeting canceled.

WMU hosts Japanese Sister City (July 20) WMU hosts students, officials from Kalamazoo's Sister City, Numazu, Japan.

WBDC offers mini-expo for women in business (July 20) Expo is Aug. 3 at Kalamazoo County Chamber of Commerce.

Area students and teachers featured on national radio (July 19) 17 students featured in National Writing Project radio program.

Annual art camp for children with visual impairments (July 19) WMU partners with Michigan Foundation for the Blind and Michigan School for the Deaf and Blind.

Capital campaign announced for Seelye Athletic Center (July 18) Center named for Kalamazoo business legend, $4.5 million needed.

How to make homes 'energy friendly' (July 17) Seminars offer help with soaring fuel prices.

June doctoral recipients announced (July 17) Complete list of recipients, degrees and theses.

Foreign educators learn about U.S. at WMU (July 17) Interesting tales about teaching U.S. culture in other lands.

WMU to reveal name of new athletic facility (July 17) Other building details discussed at July 18 news conference.

Research focuses on pedestrian safety of blind and visually impaired (July 14) $4 million federal grant funds research.

WMU declines Wings Stadium offer (July 12) Parfets pledge to continue stadium operation under their ownership.

Football season preview and 2000 schedule (July 7) Broncos search for quarterback to replace Tim Lester, complete 2000 schedule.

Radio stations nationwide carry 'Voices of Southwest Michigan' (July 7) WMU's Third Coast Writers contribute.

Business scholarships awarded (July 7) Six students received awards for 2000-01.

Minority youth learn about business, technology careers (July 7) Haworth College sponsored program brings 35 students to WMU.

Leitke chosen to lead Bronco softball (July 6) NJCAA Coach of the Year Kathy Leitke is the new head softball coach.

Summer institute offers unique learning experiences (July 6) Summer Institute for the Arts and Sciences is July 9 to 22.

Future product developers learn tricks of the trade (July 6) Michigan Summer Institute for Technological Sciences is July 9 to 15.

New WMU Web home page debuts (July 1) New home page already available, officially debuts July 10.

Miller parking ramp closed for seven weeks (July 1) Ramp closed until Aug. 23 for cleaning and maintenance.

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