WMU News

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July 1, 2015 | WMU News

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of U.S. Independence Day, which falls on a Saturday.

Photo of volunteers with Seita welcome pack donations.
July 2, 2015 | WMU News

The University is seeking donations of basic household items for more than 40 incoming students who have aged out of the foster-care system. A drop-off station will be set up in Harrison Hall on scheduled dates.

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June 30, 2015 | WMU News

Members of the Mid-American Conference Council of Presidents, the governing body for the MAC, have selected WMU President John M. Dunn to chair the council for another two-year term.

Photo of Rainie Quang.
June 30, 2015 | WMU News

Rainie Quang, a senior accountancy major and management minor, recently received a $10,000 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholarship. She hopes to one day open her own tax preparation business.

Photo of Dr. Susan Freeman.
June 29, 2015 | WMU News

Dr. Susan Freeman's book, "Understanding and Teaching U.S. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History," was awarded the prestigious 2015 Lambda Literary Award.

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June 26, 2015 | WMU News

Undergraduates Shelby Flanagan, Andrew Laws, Alainah Montemayor, Justin Clark and Holly Toner will use the scholarships to study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year.

Photo of Michiko Yoshimoto.
June 24, 2015 | WMU News

The successful partnership between the Soga Japan Center and Kalamazoo Public Schools earned the center one of this year's eight Champs awards. Michiko Yoshimoto, the center's outreach coordinator, accepted the award.

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June 23, 2015 | WMU News

Dr. Scott Irelan currently serves as associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Youngstown State University. His appointment is effective July 6.

Dr. Elson S. Floyd.
June 20, 2015 | WMU News

Dr. Elson S. Floyd died Saturday, June 20, at age 59. Floyd was WMU's president from 1998 to 2003. His tenure was marked by a series of major developments that have had a lasting impact on the campus and community.

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June 17, 2015 | WMU News

The University has activated a new online application system, which offers a seamless experience with all of WMU's application forms, including specialty forms, completely online.

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June 16, 2015 | WMU News

WMU's Theatre for Community Health received the 2014-15 Outstanding Program Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, or NASPA.

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June 16, 2015 | WMU News

WMU is seeking homestay opportunities for visiting international students arriving from Japan in August. Host families will be required to provide a private bedroom and two meals daily.

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May 28, 2015 | WMU News

Starting June 1, much of the Goldsworth Drive portion of the Ring Road will be closed for more than a month. During the closure, access to the Goldsworth Valley residence halls will be affected for only short periods of time.