2020-21 Western Michigan University All University Awards

The Graduate College and the Graduate Studies Council are proud to announce the 2020-21 recipients of the Western Michigan University All University Awards, including Graduate Teaching Effectiveness and Graduate Research and Creative Scholars. Click HERE to view the list of recipients.

Virtual Research Slide Presentations

Virtual Research Slide Presentations
Monday,  April 5 - Thursday, April 8, 2021

This week, we celebrate the scholarly accomplishments of WMU graduate students from across the University through research slide presentations. Please join this virtual event that highlights the diverse research and activities of our graduate students. Faculty judges will evaluate the presentations and the students with the highest scores will be awarded prizes. Check back on Monday, April 12 for the results! 

Congratulations, WMU Graduates!

Congratulations to our graduates on the great accomplishment of earning an advanced degree from WMU!

Please view the congratulatory videos for a celebration of the April and June 2020 graduates who earned doctoral, specialist, and master's degrees, as well as graduate certificates, last year. The students are listed alphabetically by first name starting with doctoral graduates.

April 2020 youtu.be/y0HClYjtfr8

June 2020 youtu.be/4PLuKSSBjwI

The December 2020 virtual commencement ceremony can be viewed at wmich.edu/commencement/virtual-ceremony. 

a photo of Carlos Lozano. Carlos is wearing a black shirt and grey sportcoat and is standing in front of a brown wall.

WMU Graduate Student Selected Unanimously for Excellence in Teaching Award

The Graduate College is proud to announce Carlos Lozano as the 2020 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) master's level teaching excellence award recipient! 

MAGS consists of 175 institutions from 14 Midwestern states, and each university may submit a single nomination at the master’s and doctoral levels. This award recognizes graduate students who exemplify excellence in the teaching/learning mission of our universities and is highly competitive.

Carlos is a native of Veracruz, Mexico and a WMU student in the Master in Music program, where he serves aa Graduate Assistant for the Strings Department. He has participated in masterclasses on the violin and viola, has played in the Rocky Ridge Music Festival and Round Top Festival Institute, and has been a member of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra aa WMU Artist Scholar. He believes teaching to be one of the most important duties for artists and musicians.