Three WMU students chosen as University Innovation Fellows by Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design will travel to the Silicon Valley Meetup March 19-23 with 400 students and faculty from around the world.
Ranked a 2020 "Best for Vets" college by Military Times, WMU offers a number of programs designed to support the military community. A major resource is the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, which was established on campus in 2009 help service members make a smooth transition into civilian and college life.
Stephanie Hampton was named 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English. A sixth-grade teacher in Kalamazoo Public Schools, Hampton earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from WMU.
Holly Harmon has won a competitive Junior Achievement scholarship from the Society of Human Resource Management.
Before bad weather moves in, learn about WMU's closure policy and tips on staying safe in the cold.
WMU's Office of LBGT Student Services celebrated its 30th anniversary on campus this fall. The office was the sixth of its kind in the nation when it began in 1989, pioneering acceptance for gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender students.
Western Michigan University business students Trevor Bageris and Gabe Pelak clinched first place at the E. & J. Gallo Winery Collegiate Sales Competition.
WMU aviators qualified for the 2020 NIFA national SAFECON set to take place May 18-23 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
WMU dance student Hayley Midea won the coveted Maggie Allesee Choreography Award, an annual award that recognizes excellence among Michigan choreographers.
Planting the Seeds of Sustainability
Hundreds of native plants are being raised at the University and used in ecological restoration projects all over campus.
Landscape Services personnel created a large-scale house that is providing nesting habitat for bees and other pollinators that help keep the native plants at the Parkview Campus healthy.
Nursing major Ariana Johnson, of Marshall, will represent WMU on the new Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force, tasked with delivering recommendations on improving youth voting engagement to Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.
Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist visited WMU's campus Monday, Oct. 21, to help launch the testing of accessible autonomous shuttles aimed at improving transportation options for people with disabilities. Two WMU graduate students, Nick Goberville and Johan Rojas, are helping coordinate and carry out the multimillion-dollar project.
A wine brand with profits going toward scholarships will soon be available to alumni and friends of WMU, courtesy of the efforts of leadership and business strategy students who spent 12 months working on the wine brand project, under faculty guidance.
The Kalamazoo Refugee Resource Collaborative debuted a pilot program this summer to help middle- and high school-aged refugees get the tools they need to be successful in the American school system.