August 2012 WMU News

New musical written by WMU students focus of reading

The musical, "Enough," will be presented via a staged reading Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. A discussion with the director and authors will follow the performance.

University Theatre presents comedy 'Fuddy Meers'

University Theatre opens its 2012-13 season with "Fuddy Meers," a zany comedy about the steps an amnesic woman takes to regain her memory. Performances run Sept. 27 through Oct. 7.

Most WMU offices closed Labor Day weekend

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of U.S. Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Do Young Chang obituary

Do Young Chang, who served for 22 years as a professor of political science and social science, died Friday, Aug. 3, at age 89. A memorial service was held Aug. 9 in Gotha, Fla.

Updated WMU Mobile app available for download

Latest version of WMU Mobile app boasts several new features, including access to Webmail Plus, class schedules, and midterm and final grades, and is available from Google Play and the iTunes Store.

Two Broncos earn preseason All-MAC volleyball honors

Senior Jessica Brown, of Kentwood, Mich., and sophomore Terin Norris, of Dowling, Mich., of the Western Michigan University volleyball team have earned preseason All-Mid-American Conference honors.

Morvin A. Wirtz obituary

Morvin A. Wirtz, professor emeritus of special education and a pioneer in that field, died Friday, Aug. 17, in Naples, Fla, at age 92. He retired in 1984 after 17 years of service to the University.

William 'Bill' Granet obituary

William "Bill" Granet, a former Western Michigan University staff member, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Columbus, Ohio, at age 90. Burial has taken place at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park in Kalamazoo.

Gene S. Booker obituary

Gene S. Booker, former professor of management, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, at age 81. Booker retired in 1990 after almost 30 years of service to the University.