WMU will grant more than 2,600 degrees during four commencement ceremonies April 29. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will speak during one ceremony and Dr. Antonio R. Flores will be honored during another.
William F. Pickard, Ronald E. Hall and Dennis W. Archer Sr. were classmates at WMU. The residence halls that make up Western Heights will be named for them.
The new rates will provide continued support for the University's educational living environments. WMU rates are projected to be ninth in the state out of 15 public universities.
Annette LaVier, a former University Libraries staff member, died April 8 at age 80. She left the University in 1990 after nearly 27 years of service.
Get globally engaged during the month of May. Highlights include Chinese culture classes, the International Congress on Medieval Studies, and a wide variety of opportunities to enjoy international cuisine and music.
Construction on new exterior signage and a reconfigured set of campus roadway and building signs will begin the first week of May and is designed to make it easier for people to navigate campus.
To celebrate May's designation as Foster Care Awareness Month, the Seita Scholars Program is organizing a foster care awareness walk/run at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20, on Kanley Track.
Room and board rates for 2017-18 in WMU's residence hall system will top the agenda when the Board of Trustees meets at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 27, in the ballroom of Heritage Hall.
A team of WMU geology students recently placed second among 11 teams competing in the Eastern Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Imperial Barrel Award competition.
The WMU Soccer Complex is undergoing a renovation in which the existing surface is being removed and several upgrades are being made through the installation of a new playing field.
Summer culture courses offered by the Confucius Institute at WMU start the week of May 8. Registrations are due May 5, and tuition discounts are available for some registrants.
WMU's College of Health and Human Services building demonstrated the greatest percentage-based reduction in energy-use intensity in the 2016 competition.
This year, 50 students from WMU's 5,900-member senior class were named Presidential Scholars. The annual Presidential Scholar designation is the highest honor WMU can bestow on an undergraduate.
The new structure is the latest step in a process that began this spring with a reduction in nonresident tuition charged and a change to the way the University handles assignment of nonresident status.
Just Right Temp, a device to combat insomnia invented by WMU industrial and entrepreneurial engineering students, has won first place and $2,000 at the fifth annual K.C. O'Shaughnessy Business Pitch Competition.
Dr. Lofton Durham, associate professor of theatre, has received a $6,000 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Seventeen graduate students were recognized for outstanding demonstrations of their research earlier in the month at the 11th annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster and Performance Day.
Dr. Don Cooney will give a presentation titled "The Foundation for Excellence: The City of Promise Moves Forward" at 8 a.m. Friday, April 28, in 2150 Schneider Hall.