Acting during their April 22 meeting, WMU trustees approved a proposed purchase agreement that will result in the addition of another hangar facility to the College of Aviation campus at Battle Creek's W.K. Kellogg Airport.
Illumipong, an innovative beer pong table, took top honors at the recent Pitch Competition as well as won the $300 People's Choice Award. The pitch was delivered by Tyler Schramm.
Acting at its April 22 meeting, the WMU Board of Trustees approved a 3.3 percent increase in room and board rates for the 2015-16 academic year to provide continued support for educational campus living facilities.
A team of sales students from WMU has captured third place out of 67 teams competing in the National Collegiate Sales Competition, while one student finished second overall.
WMU junior David Bere of Kalamazoo was named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for being a promising student leader who has demonstrated an investment in his community.
The Confucius Institute at WMU is accepting registrations for spring Chinese culture courses that begin the week of May 18. The six-week, low-cost courses are open to the public.
Area residents and community leaders will learn about the opportunity gap in America and what local communities can do to close it during a presentation April 30 by Dr. Richard V. Reeves of the Brookings Institution.
WMU officials celebrated research excellence at the University and the recent successes of numerous faculty and staff members during an Excellence in Discovery luncheon this winter.
Amanda Barkman and John Schneidenbach each will receive $20,000 over four years to pursue a degree in community and regional planning, geography, or tourism and travel.
The free videos on autism assessment and intervention techniques, developed by Dr. Wayne Fuqua, are available online, with additional videos under development.
Applications are due Friday, May 1, for classes that will begin in September. The unique hybrid program features online learning, limited face-to-face sessions and evening classes.
The Burris Family Flight Science Scholarship will provide $25,000 per year for a term of four years for a West Michigan Aviation Academy student to pursue a flight science degree at WMU.
Princilla Ursery, who is majoring in clinical mental health counseling and is enrolled in the Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse program, was chosen for a coveted addictions counselor fellowship.
After going through an extensive assessment and examination process by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Sindecuse Health Center has had its accreditation renewed by the organization.
Dr. Jonathan Bush, English, was one of 47 emerging college and university leaders named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year.
The 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies is set for May 14-17. Kalamazoo residents and WMU community members can join them at no cost if they register online or in person by April 29.
Kevin Hines will present a program called "Living Mentally Well" for the 2015 Respecting Differences talk Thursday, April 30, and the 2015 Mental Health Breakfast Friday, May 1.
Steve Zegree will be remembered during an Sunday, April 19, service at Indiana University and a 4 p.m. Saturday, May 23, service in WMU's Miller Auditorium.
The South Haven Michigan Lighthouse Logs, a new digital collection, is being created by WMU library science professionals to give a lifelike representation of lighthouse journals spanning the years 1872-1880.
Sandra Hillring, a WMU alumna who has previously worked in marketing and public relations for several Kalamazoo organizations, has joined the WMU College of Fine Arts as marketing coordinator.
A WMU study abroad program numbers among the 10 innovation grant winners that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced in conjunction with the Summit of the Americas held April 10 and 11 in Panama City, Panama.