WMU's Fritz Allhoff spent last month at the University of Iceland working on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure issues, including co-organizing an international workshop on emerging arctic conflicts.
Following a nationwide search, WMU has named Dr. Candy McCorkle as its next vice president for diversity and inclusion, effective Aug. 1.
Phyllis E. Seabolt, assistant professor emeritus of consumer resources and technology, died July 13 at age 93. Visitation and a memorial service will be held July 20, beginning at 10 a.m.
Researchers in the Georgeau Construction Research Center are studying how to build better in an age of climate change and other global challenges facing the construction industry.
WMU College of Aviation students who are accepted into the program will be put on an accelerated path to becoming a Delta pilot; the airline will begin accepting student applications in August.
The city of Kalamazoo has declared July 12, 2018, Walt Disney Day in Kalamazoo in honor of a WMU course that takes a group of honors students on a cross-country journey to explore Disney's legacy.
High school seniors competed for the Medallion Scholarships, the highest merit-based award WMU can bestow on an incoming freshman. All 32 runners-up were offered a $25,000 scholarship.
Renee Pearl will serve as the interim vice president for development and alumni relations while WMU conducts a national search. A search committee is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
The Gartner's ranking serves to solidify the strength of WMU's integrated supply management program, which was one of only three to be ranked in all three evaluation categories.
Pilot Lauren Quandt, of Grosse Ile; co-pilot Shelby Satkowiak, of Mio; and teammate Kelly Erdmann, of Southfield, captured fifth place overall in the women-only Air Race Classic cross-country flying event.
The Fort St. Joseph Summer Lecture Series begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Niles District Library. A free open house is planned for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, at the corner of Fort and Bond streets.