Attend the Sept. 26 event and learn about study abroad programs at WMU that are available to both current WMU students and many non-enrolled adults seeking an overseas learning experience.
A public open house is set from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 27 and hour-long composting and bike repair workshops will be held from 4 o 6 p.m.
The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory at WMU's downtown Grand Rapids location is a collaboration with Grand Rapids Community College and manufacturers to address the need for skilled labor.
In addition to establishing a $110 passport scholarship, the University will host a Passport Caravan Sept. 21 that will process the passports of 100 underrepresented WMU students for free.
Meriah Putnam, integrated supply management student at Western Michigan University, has been awarded the prestigious Transportation Club of Detroit scholarship for 2018. This marks the sixth consecutive year that a WMU student has won this award.
Consumers Energy's new large-scale battery facility on WMU's Parkview Campus increases research opportunities for students while storing enough energy from wind and solar sources to power 1,000 homes.
The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations are required.
A national search for a permanent leader for Extended University Programs will start in early 2019.
Hundreds of employer representatives will be on campus participating in career-related events for job seekers in a wide variety of fields. The events start Sept. 11 and run through Nov. 14.
The University Center for the Humanities 2018-19 speaker series "Truth" begins with two talks Tuesday, Sept. 25, and others to follow through spring semester.
Lyceum lectures are held from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays through Dec. 5 in the Lee Honors College lounge, unless noted.
WMU and the extended Kalamazoo community will offer numerous global engagement opportunities in September. Highlights include welcome to Western parties, a new Kalamazoo Art Institute acquisition, the WMU Study Abroad Fair, Kalamazoo's Taste of Jazz and WMU's China Festival.