October 2012 WMU News

Annual health expo planned for University community

The annual Health and Wellness Expo, planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Student Recreation Center's indoor tennis courts, connects people with health resources.

Grad Fair offers discounts on regalia rentals and more

Students graduating in December can enjoy a 20 percent discount on graduation regalia and WMU merchandise at the Grad Fair, to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 13-14, in Textbook Alley.

Annual Turkey Trot 5K race returns for 60th year

WMU's 5K Turkey Trot run and walk, the oldest organized race in southwest Michigan, is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The non-certified course starts and ends at the Indoor Tennis Courts.

What you need before going to the polls

Long lines are expected at polling places Election Day, Nov. 6. To help speed the process, there are some things you'll need and need to know before going to the polls.

Sindecuse Health Center earns reaccreditation

Sindecuse has been reaccredited five consecutive times, again distinguishing itself from many other outpatient facilities by providing top-quality care, as determined by an independent, external evaluation process.

University Theatre presents 'Ruined'

University theatre students will deliver several performances of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Ruined," featuring guest director Awoye Timpo, Nov. 8-18 in the Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

IT Forum to explore communication in business

The role technology plays in communication and information sharing will be explored during 10th annual IT Forum at the Fetzer Center Friday, Nov. 2, from 7:15 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.

Winifred 'Winnie' Lee obituary

Lee, honorary WMU alumna and longtime supporter of the Lee Honors College, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at age 92. A funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

University Theatre presents 'Spring Awakening'

Directed by Jay Berkow, an all-student cast will deliver numerous performances of "Spring Awakening" through Nov. 4 in Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Pianist to present multimedia concert

Pianist Kari Johnson will perform a free concert of electro-acoustic and multimedia compositions at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Dalton Center Lecture Hall.

Paul E. Czuchna obituary

Paul E. Czuchna, assistant professor emeritus of speech pathology and audiology, died Oct. 12 at age 80. Memories can be shared on mlive.com or via email.

WMU launches major website improvement

Responsive design is revolutionizing the Web, and Western Michigan University is among the first schools in the country to have a system for providing responsive design across its entire website.

'Hallowed Sounds' concert features seasonal music

The choral showcase, which will include performances from University Chorale, Collegiate Singers and Cantus Femina, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, with a repeat performance at 5 p.m.