The Haworth College of Business and the WMU School of Medicine have designed a dual-degree program allowing medical students to complete both an M.D. degree and MBA degree with a concentration in healthcare.
WMU faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants are invited to the Assessment in Action Day conference, set for Friday March 21. The conference is free of charge.
Kalamazoo Public Schools sixth graders will visit WMU in March and April as part of the Bronco Buds program, which encourages early middle school students to begin thinking about attending college.
National design educators Eric Anderson of Carnegie Mellon University and Craig Vogel of the University of Cincinnati will speak at WMU at 4 p.m. Monday, March 10, in 3512 Knauss Hall.
Amy Proos, owner and CEO of Proos Manufacturing and Proos Fabrication, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, March 14, in 2150 Schneider Hall, as part of the Haworth College of Business Entrepreneurship Forum.
Sandra Steingraber will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Dalton Theatre of the Light Fine Arts Building at Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy St. Her presentation is free and open to the public.
Melissa Gray, senior director of sustainability for a global leader in hybrid cloud environments, will present "What We All Want From Work" at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in 2000 Schneider Hall.
Students are encouraged to participate in the annual Student Sustainability Survey. The survey is open March 2-23 and is accessible online. Results will be shared at a town hall event Thursday, April 10.
Students in grades four through eight are invited to register to take part in free workshops starting March 8 that are associated with Together Kalamazoo, a countywide celebration of the arts, community and diversity.
The literary journal The Kenyon Review has named Melinda Moustakis, a graduate of WMU's doctoral program in creative writing, a Kenyon Review Fellow.
Nick Dewyer of Chelsea, Mich., has been selected as a finalist in the Gagliardi Solo Competition, for students 18 and under. Dewyer will travel to Rochester, N.Y., in June to compete.
Two assistant professors in the Department of Biological Sciences, hope to raise $20,000 online by May 1 to support four students' summer research projects, which will include work in the community.
Greg D. Roehrick, theatre, died Feb. 25 at age 60. A family burial in Chippewa Falls, Wis., is planned, and a date will be set for a WMU campus celebration of his life and career.
This year's Graduate College Faculty Fellows are Dr. Julie Apker, associate professor of communication, and Dr. Louann A. Bierlein Palmer, professor of educational leadership, research and technology.
WMU students seeking a low-cost, meaningful spring break experience are encouraged to participate in Spring Staycation, to be held March 3-7 in Kalamazoo.
The $500,000 grant to WMU psychologists from the Michigan Department of Community Health will fund an array of initiatives to help train mental health practitioners, parents and others who are treating autism.
The emphasis on environmental stewardship has resulted in the University being recertified under the Arbor Foundation's Tree Campus USA program. It also is helping to preserve a population of trees rarely found this far north.
Registration is now open for the fifth annual Wounded Warrior 5k, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, April 12, on WMU's campus. Registration is $15 and includes post-race refreshments and a T-shirt.
Up to five awards in two categories will be presented to students, employees, units and organizations during April's Lavender Graduation. The deadline to make nominations is Sunday, March 16.
WMU students, faculty and staff members can ask the WMU Sports Medicine Clinic about injury treatment options and rehabilitation during February and March events at three campus locations.