After conducting a nationwide search, WMU has named Dr. Jennifer P. Bott, business dean at Ball State University, as its new provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.
Keynote speakers include Dr. Jennifer Mindell, University College in London, and Eric J. Schneidewind, president of the American Association of Retired Persons, who will both speak on "Assessing and Valuing the Barrier Effect of Busy Roads."
Richard Firth Green, a Humanities Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Ohio State University, has won WMU's Otto Gründler Book Prize.
The nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society, Phi Kappa Phi, has awarded WMU with its Excellence in Innovation Award for expanding higher education opportunities through the Seita Scholars Program.
WMU has 13 home matches at University Arena. The first opportunity to support the volleyball Broncos is 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, in a home exhibition match vs. Hillsdale College.
The annual PRoof Awards recognize practitioners who successfully use skill, creativity and resourcefulness to address communication challenges.
In the W Magazine's Bronco entrepreneurs edition, several alumni reveal how they started businesses and made key pivots to keep them thriving.
Alexis Lenderman, an entrepreneurship and global and international studies major from Flint, is among just 1,000 undergraduate students nationwide to earn a Gilman International Scholarship to intern or study abroad.
The Geological Society of America has recognized two strands of WMU geologic research with the publication of two rare special papers. They are among just over 500 such publications in the GSA's 130-year history.
Dr. Ron A. Cisler of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named the new dean of WMU's College of Health and Human Services, effective Aug. 1.
The deadline for submitting nomination and application materials is Wednesday, May 30. A search website includes details about the position and the process.
Sindecuse Health Center was surveyed in March by an Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care expert in quality care standards. Accreditation is granted for a three-year period and must be renewed regularly.
The CyclingLawyer.com Criterium begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 9, and features a 1.1-mile circuit around Floyd Hall. The circuit has three 90-degree turns and multiple sweeping turns.
The campus community has through Thursday, May 31, to submit documentation in support of the nominees for the Annual Make a Difference Award. A total of four recipients will be chosen.
Two WMU student entrepreneurs, Avery Green and Desi Taylor, were recognized for their original business ideas while participating in Starting Gate, the student business accelerator.