October 2012 WMU News

Residence hall hosts safe trick-or-treating night

Students will be handing out candy in their decorated residence hall from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The event, hosted by Eicher/LeFevre Hall, is open to children in grades K-8.

WMU Sky Broncos qualify for national competition

WMU's precision flight team took third place in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region III competition, qualifying the team for next spring's national competition.

Speaker to give update on the Kalamazoo Promise

Dr. Janice M. Brown, executive director of the Kalamazoo Promise, will give a talk as part of the Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

Andy Grammer to perform campus concert

Chris Wallace will open the show for Grammer at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Bernhard Center Ballroom. Admission is $1 with a valid student Bronco Card and $2 without.

Deadline approaching for MLK event proposals

Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, for sponsored programs and activities for the 2013 campus celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Kirk D. Arnold obituary

Kirk D. Arnold, a staff member in building custodial and support services, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, at age 58. A private memorial service is planned at a later date; memorial guestbook entries may be made online.

University Symphonic Band opens season with new works

The University Symphonic Band will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in Miller Auditorium. The band will perform a work by Christopher Biggs, WMU assistant professor of digital composition.

WMU to observe National Campus Sustainability Day

National Campus Sustainability Day is Wednesday, Oct. 24. Events at WMU include a student luncheon, campus sustainability tour, project showcase and keynote address by the Planetwalker.

Make a Difference Award nominations due

Nominations for the fall round of Western Michigan University's semiannual Make a Difference awards are due by Wednesday, Oct. 31. Nomination instructions and forms are available online.

Campus memorial event set to honor Van Cooley

A campus memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, for Dr. Van Cooley, interim dean of the College of Education and Human Development, who died July 31.

Theatre department sponsors canned food drive

The food drive, benefitting the Loaves and Fishes food pantry, runs through Nov. 4. Donations are welcome at the box office or at performances of "The Three Musketeers" or "Spring Awakening."