Four smiling students leaning against the railing of a campus bridge.

WMU goes all in to promote student success

Some 4,700 incoming freshman and transfer students are part of a sweeping new program that immediately connects them to campus and orients them to college life and WMU.

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Makerspace Grand Reopening

The student Innovation Club has relocated the Makerspace to Waldo Library this semester. Their Grand Reopening is Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 3 to 5 p.m. The Makerspace is open to the WMU community with equipment and people to help you tinker, test and try out your ideas. 

Emma Kate Morgan welcome photo

Welcome Emma Kate Morgan

Emma Kate Morgan is the new Evening Circulation Assistant at Waldo Library. She comes to us from Portage Public Schools as a Special Education Paraprofessional and from Kalamazoo College’s Upjohn Library Commons.

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Welcome Alex Dark

We welcome Alex to the position of Network Administrator Senior in the Libraries Information Technology Unit. Alex’s experience and knowledge with servers, VPN and databases will be an asset to the Libraries.

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Annual Report 2017-18

University Libraries Annual Report is now available. The new summary report covers the 2017-18 academic year. The digital publication summarizes program highlights, transformed spaces, improved accessibility, investment in libraries and employees along with statistics from the year. More information is linked for the highlighted programs. The printed summary version will be available in October.

October 26

Open Textbook Workshop "WMU Open Textbook Workshop for Faculty," David Ernst, University of Minnesota Open Textbook Initiative, 1060 Fezter Center, 10 a.m. to noon. Registration required. Lunch provided. Free.
Open Textbook Workshop "WMU Open Textbook Workshop for Staff," Meg Brown-Sica, Colorado State University, 1060 Fezter Center, 1 to 2:30. Registration required. Lunch provided starting at noon. Free.
Virtual Reality Workshop "Intro to VR," 0135 Waldo Library, 2 to 3:30 p.m. No registration required. Free.

November 2

Virtual Reality Workshop "Creating Texture for VR with Substance Painter," 0135 Waldo Library, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Free; no registration required.

November 9

Virtual Reality Workshop "Intro to VR," 0135 Waldo Library, 10:30 a.m. to noon. No registration required. Free.