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Reaching new heights

Bronco alum Lt. James Mostek is helping America blast off to new frontiers of space. It's a job the engineering grad feels well-prepared for after his years in the lab at Western.

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    Merze Tate College

    Western alumna Dr. Merze Tate knew no limits to life's possibilities, becoming a scholar, world traveler, journalist, author and disarmament specialist. Her passion for exploration is the cornerstone of the newly named Merze Tate College.

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    Preparing for Takeoff

    Western's new Aviation Education Center embraces the industry in every aspect, from first-of-its-kind training and education to innovative architecture and design.

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    Empowering Futures

    A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the center of our donors' wishes and their historic $550 million gift echoes the University's purpose: "So that all may learn."

Wellness at Western

WMU is redefining success as we expand what it means to be "smart" in an ever-changing world. Our goal is to prepare students for a life well-lived by helping them to pursue, thrive and prosper. This holistic approach starts with the skills and abilities you don't see on paper: mental well-being, grit and purpose. That's why Western is launching two new wellness tools to help students explore their strengths and areas for growth.

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    YOU at Western

    Whether you're looking for straight A's, trying to land that internship, hoping to make new friends or work through some mental or physical struggles, YOU at Western can help with that.

    Check out YOU at Western

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    WellTrack

    WellTrack allows users to track their mood over time, identify stressors, intentionally schedule self-care activities and learn about strategies to manage feelings of depression, anxiety and stress.

    Check out WellTrack

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Sowing Sustainability

Self-watering planters are keeping campus beautiful while reducing water usage and maintenance costs. The project is expected to have a ripple effect of sustainability for years to come.