Awarded over five years, the grant extends and expands the center's work to support evaluation within the NSF's Advanced Technological Education program and may be the largest single grant the agency has made to support evaluation capacity development.
Classes resume beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 11.
The renovation of WMU's Dunbar Hall is set to begin in spring 2020, and University officials expect it to be completed in time for fall classes in 2022.
WMU's K-9 Brax and K-9 Oso, both less than two-year-old male German shepherds, are Kalamazoo County's first and only explosion-detection canines.
Book clubs, a Diversity and Inclusion Conference and programs honoring Black History Month are among the numerous global engagement opportunities being offered at Western Michigan University and in the extended Kalamazoo community this month.
The project addresses transportation gaps for seniors, veterans and people with disabilities and includes a vehicle that is driverless, disabilities accessible and produces zero emissions.
Worse winters over the next few decades and dramatic die-offs of iconic Michigan flora and fauna are all predicted if climate change continues at its current pace. A global change ecologist at WMU explains the science behind Earth's warming and what will have the biggest impact on slowing down warming.
Although not a perfect solution, implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change will be better for the Great Lakes region than practicing business as usual. Humans, birds, fish and trees will be among the main beneficiaries.
The campus community is urged to take precautions to stay warm and safe in inclement weather. Frostbite can occur with exposure to extremely cold temperatures.
The 2017 Broncos brought home one of this year’s awards, making WMU the first institution in Mid-American Conference history to win the NCAA’s prestigious national sportsmanship award.
March 8 is the deadline for small businesses across Michigan to apply for matching funds to hire students studying in STEM disciplines at the state's public universities.
WMU continues to have a notable success rate vying for Gilman International Scholarships, with three out of seven of its applicants—43 percent—receiving awards for this semester.
Incoming WMU students may be eligible to receive up to six college credits for their high school career and technical education coursework when their CTE courses align with courses in one of the college's majors.
Hundreds of employers will be on the Western Michigan University campus this semester to participate in career fairs that begin Wednesday, Jan. 23, and conclude Wednesday, April 10.
Dr. Michael Famiano, associate professor of physics, is conducting research in Japan that impacts knowledge of star formation and alumna Kelsey Dovico, a sociology major, is teaching English in Spain at a resource and advocacy center.
The new programs will be explained during three Study Abroad Expos on campus that start Wednesday, Jan. 16. The application deadline for summer I short-term, faculty-led programs is Jan. 31.
The Haworth College of Business was ranked 67th overall, earning a place on the list ahead of Michigan State, Northwestern, Cornell, Columbia and Notre Dame universities. Additionally, WMU was recognized as one of the Top 40 North American universities.
The Center for the Study of Ethics in Society's spring lecture series, which focuses on talks with broad community appeal, starts Tuesday, Jan. 22, and ends Monday, March 25.
Free and open events include a convocation, march, day of service, educational programs and presentations. "Kneeling for Justice, Then and Now: As You Choose" is this year's theme.
Assume the University is open and will continue normal operation unless notified.