Two ceremonies will be held Saturday, June 23, in Miller Auditorium: 9 a.m. for the Haworth College of Business and the colleges of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Health and Human Services, and Fine Arts, and noon for Extended University Programs and the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, and Education and Human Development.
Attend Bronco Bash from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, on the Sangren Pedestrian Mall to meet new people and learn about on-campus and community opportunities.
Dr. Charlotte Thralls, professor of English, is now among just 55 people who have been named Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Fellows.
The award is specifically provided by Arcadia, a longtime leader in the West Michigan craft beer community, to further enhance career and learning opportunities for women in brewing.
WMU's Valley Dining Center Gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is the second highest award of four levels of LEED certification.
WMU is seeking hosts for visiting international teachers and students arriving in August. A stipend of $450 a month will be paid to each hosting family for the duration of the guest's stay, which can range from four weeks to one year.
WMU will continue to have a presence in southwest Michigan, and all currently enrolled students will be able to complete their degrees without interruption.
As part of its Success at WMU initiative, the University has completed initial membership steps to become a JED Campus, putting a greater campuswide focus on student well-being and mental health.
The public presentations will be held in the Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium and take place as follows: Dr. Candy S. McCorkle, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 20; Dr. Carmen Suarez, 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 20; and Dr. Donna M. Talbot, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21.
The 2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year is Laura Chang, an elementary school teacher in Vicksburg and a part-time instructor of special education and literacy studies at WMU.
Dr. Daniel Kujawski is using the state grant to push toward commercialization a project of his that improves prediction of the fatigue properties of materials.
Dr. Staci Perryman-Clark, associate professor of English, will begin her new role Wednesday, Aug. 1, replacing Jane Baas, who will retire from WMU June 30.
The third-floor conference room at WMed's W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus will now be known as the Dr. John M. and Linda T. Dunn Executive Board Room.
WMU alumna Alicia Kornowa, director of admissions for recruitment at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, has been tapped to lead the WMU Office of Admissions, effective July 30.
In what is regarded as the most comprehensive competition for collegiate jazz programs, WMU students earned two awards, placing among the top 10 finishers in the international music competition.
One hundred percent of WMU sales and business marketing grads find full-time careers or are continuing their education within three months of graduation; 98 percent of them are in a job that relates to their degree.