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Latest newsletter 2019 year in review

College of Arts and Sciences



  • Three undergraduate Arts and Sciences students have won scholarships in support of their studies overseas through the college’s Study Abroad Photo Contest
  • Film studies student Tirrea Billings has created her own docu-style storytelling company, Reflct Media, to bring social issues to light
  • Three students, including English student Cate Troost, are among students worldwide who have been named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.
  • Lauren LaLonde travels far and wide, participating in numerous study abroad programs
  • Twenty-two freshmen were inducted into the elite Medallion Scholars program at Western Michigan University. Nearly a quarter are from the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Sustainable brewing student Ellie Maddelein earns second scholarship
  • A bird's eye view of Michigan's interdunal wetlands


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