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WMU Department of Statistics becomes NISS affiliate

The program brings together statistical and data science professionals from all sectors, including academia, industry, and governmental and national labs, to support research, networking and more.

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Income Tax Assistance for International Students and Scholars

To assist international students, scholars, researchers, trainees, and their dependents in filing United States income tax returns, the WMU Haenicke Institute for Global Education purchases a limited number of licenses for a tax preparation software program called Sprintax. The deadline to file 2017 federal tax returns is April 17, 2018.

Portuguese scholar to lead WMU's international initiatives

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A Portuguese political scientist with a long track record in international education has been appointed to lead Western Michigan University's Haenicke Institute for Global Education. Dr. Paulo Zagalo-Melo, who served as associate provost for Global Century Education and director of the Global Engagement Office at the University of Montana, will take the reins of WMU's comprehensive international efforts on Sept. 1.

WMU makes deep cuts in tuition for future nonresident undergrads

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—After years of across-the-board tuition adjustments that left out-of-state students paying more than twice what Michigan students pay, Western Michigan University trustees voted Jan. 24 to cap nonresident tuition for future undergraduates in a way that will dramatically reduce the tuition bills for incoming nonresidents and make WMU more competitive internationally.