Montgomery joins former first lady Michelle Obama and some 200 others recognized by the academy for outstanding achievements in academia, the arts, business, government and public affairs.
If weather conditions allow, up to 33 acres of prairie and wetland could benefit from intentional burning in the Asylum Lake Preserve by May 31.
President Montgomery will officiate during four commencement ceremonies Saturday, April 27, in Miller Auditorium.
Marketing students Becca Briones of Paw Paw, Jeff Huang of Warren, Andrew Lawlor of Aurora, Illinois and Kaitlin Maley of Kalamazoo earned a second place finish in the Center for Advancement of Digital Marketing and Analytics Social Media Competition at Ball State University.
Facilities on the WMU Parkview Campus now house a one-of-a-kind in North America pilot-scale multi-ply paper manufacturing machine and a new fiber recycling plant used to test and certify products from around the world for repulpability and recyclability.
Six five-week, low-cost courses taught in English are being offered this summer. They begin the week of Monday, May 6, and registrations are due Wednesday, May 1. Discounts apply for many participants.
This year's half day of activities will include educational speakers, electric cars, nearly 100 booths, live music and food trucks, games for all ages, and more.
Derek McFall, BS '11, took second place in a challenge to develop a recycling system for astronauts in space.
Seniors Brennan Vaughn and Danny Rogers were named finalists in the Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge. They're competing for their share of more than $250,000 in prize money with their product, SnapDuct.
WMU's 64th Conference on Senior Engineering and Design features 96 capstone projects by 290 seniors.
WMU and the extended Kalamazoo community are offering numerous global engagement opportunities this month. Among the activities yet to take place are informative talks and art shows. Opportunities to get globally engaged are published weekly at wmich.edu/global/events by WMU's Haenicke Institute for Global Education.
Dr. Edwin Martini a professor of history, has served as the interim associate provost of EUP since September 2018. His new appointment took effect April 1.
Dr. Toni Woolfork-Barnes brings more than 30 years of experience in leading various student-focused programs at WMU into her new role with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Longtime WMU faculty member is one of 11 voting members on the board that oversees the practice of more than 9,000 professional counselors in the state.
Western Michigan University has been named a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner, joining just 45 universities worldwide that have the designation.
WMU is seeking volunteers to help host several campus water and aid stations and excitement zones for runners participating in the Kalamazoo Marathon Sunday, May 5.
Eddie Codrington is recognized as one of the most promising jazz artists in the country under the age of 30.
Share your vision of the future of campus transportation and mobility during open houses Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4.
Cousins is one of just 39 people selected to participate in the prestigious fellows program for higher education personnel that is designed to prepare tomorrow's senior leaders.
New this year are opportunities for middle school and high school students to experience WMU's state-of-the-art Esports Arena, as well as instruction with the internationally acclaimed jazz vocal group New York Voices.
WMU celebrates graduates during Lavender Graduation, Celebration of Excellence, Hooding and Pinning and Lee Honors College celebrations.
Joshua Turske and his student research assistants conducted a study for Newell Brands, digging through trash to research ways to reduce waste and contamination in recycling centers.
Mikey Winslow, who landed a role in the Broadway hit "Hamilton," shares the impact his education at WMU has had on his success.