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School of Communication ranked a top master’s degree-granting program based on faculty research
- Department of Mathematics hosted its third math prize competition
- Communication and Social Robotics Lab recently launched the Human-Machine Communication Journal
- Dr. Devin Bloom’s fish biology course set sail on Lake Michigan to research freshwater science and sustainability
- Dr. Tiffany Schriever and her students study how aquatic communities in the wetlands respond to environmental changes
- A team of WMU students led by Drs. Mohamed Sultan and Matt Reeves research hazardous toxins produced by harmful algal blooms (HABs)
- Dr. Daniel Macfarlane searches for balance between freshwater policies and societal usage
- Drs. Carla Koretsky and Kathryn Docherty conducted research on road salt contamination in Kalamazoo-area urban lakes
- Dr. Erika Calvo-Ochoa earns prestigious fellowship for brain cell regeneration study
- National association honors Dr. Sally Hadden for service
- World-renowned economist Dr. Susan Pozo received WMU Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award
- Dr. Chien-Juh Gu published book on prejudices international women often face
- Neal Turluck (M.S., Geosciences) took home first place in poster contest at annual meeting for Michigan Chapter of AIPG
- Hassan Alsaeed and Callahan DeCillis, two students in our film, video and media studies program in the School of Communication, created promotional video for Giving Day at WMU
- Alumnus, storyteller brings American legend to the screen: Bob Hercules (B.A. '79) won a Peabody Award for his documentary on poet, activist and author Maya Angelou.
- Sara Patrick (Political Science) named president and CEO of Midwest Reliability Organization
- Three high-profile graduates received WMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award
- The college recently recognized 20 honorees with the Alumni Achievement Award and three with the inaugural Pillar Award
- A physics approach to stroke: Sarah Hulbert George (B.S. '13) uses her WMU training in physics to advance methods of stroke rehabilitation
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