Greg Jasperse holds up a photo of Ahmaud Arbery before riding to raise money for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Miles in Memory

Director of Vocal Jazz and Gold Company Greg Jasperse is biking 1,000 miles to raise $10,000 for the NAACP. Every mile is in memory of a life in the Black community taken too soon.

Go along on his ride

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Career Ready

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The Future Begins Now

They have the tools they need, now it's time to show the world what Broncos can do. Career and Student Employment Services is connecting graduates with thousands of employers to secure their future.

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Antigen testing

A Sindecuse Health Center worker dressed in protective garb inserts a swab into a masked man's nose as he sits in the car.

WMU now has rapid-result COVID-19 testing

Active COVID-19 antigen testing, which offers results within 15 minutes, is now available at WMU's Sindecuse Health Center, one of only a few sites in Kalamazoo County. Though symptomatic individuals are prioritized, members of the WMU, Kalamazoo College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College communities can get tested whether they have symptoms of the virus or not.

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A man and woman tend to plants inside a greenhouse.

Farm Fresh

WMU experts, alum describe how and why locally sourced food is enjoying a renaissance. The pandemic is playing a key role in changing consumer buying and eating behaviors.

Eat with a purpose

Broncos Giving Back

  • A mother and her son kneel beside bags of groceries in their home.

    Dr. Renée Branch Canady,  who is CEO of the Michigan Public Health Institute and Celeste Sanchez Lloyd, Community Program Manager at Strong Beginnings, are among a diverse group of two dozen medical professionals, health and community leaders appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities. Led by Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, the group is tasked with developing strategies to address the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color in Michigan.

Resilient

WMU professor unites health care heroes, Broadway stars to raise spirits and funds during pandemic

Jay Berkow, director of music theatre performance, spearheaded the Resilient Project—bringing together dozens of Broadway stars to sing his inspirational anthem, "Resilient," alongside frontline health care workers. The project is raising money for three national charities.

Broadway meets Broncos

Pandemic Art

  • Students holding up individual letters in separate photos spelling out "Focusing on self care."

    Students in Bill Davis' Digital Photo I course had to transition to distance education in the middle of the semester, some without the necessary camera or editing equipment. Using their own experiences and whatever tools they had at home, they found ways to express themselves and become better artists despite having limited resources. They created imaginative photos portraying the fear, solitude, hope and even humor of life during the COVID-19 pandemic.