December 2012 WMU News

University Theatre presents 'Caroline or Change'

University Theatre presents several performances of the Tony-nominated musical 'Caroline or Change' Jan. 24 through Feb. 10 in York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Climate change focus of honors college lectures

A wide range of weekly talks and discussions focused on climate change will be taking place Jan. 9 through April 17 as part of the Lee Honors College's Lyceum Lecture Series.

One Stop offers convenient service to students

The temporary One Stop Convenience Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Jan. 4-9, offering an assortment of campus services in one location. The center will close over the weekend, Jan. 5-6.

Don W. Nantz obituary

Dr. Don W. Nantz, a retired administrator and faculty member in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, died Tuesday, Dec. 18 at age 92. Visit to make a memorial guestbook entry.

Staff member earns Kalamazoo-area LGBT award

Jen Hsu, coordinator of Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and Transgender Student Services, has received the 2012 Kuseske Education Award from the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center.

New head football coach announced

P.J. Fleck, receivers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was introduced as the 15th head coach of WMU's football program during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 18.

Geraldine J. Bowen obituary

Geraldine J. Bowen, a former WMU staff member, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, at age 94. Bowen retired from the University in 1982 after nearly 10 years of service.

Fall residence hall sign-up under way

Residence hall sign-up for fall 2013 begins at noon Friday, Jan. 18, for students wanting to live in the same room as last year, Jan. 25 for students choosing a different room in the same hall and Feb. 1 for students moving to a new hall.

Three arrested in armed robbery case

Three suspects have been arrested and charged with armed robbery in connection with two robberies that took place on campus late Dec. 6, as well as a third robbery just west of campus the same evening.

Many WMU offices closed during holiday recess

Except for essential and emergency services, Western Michigan University will be closed beginning Saturday, Dec. 22, and will reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2. Residence halls reopen Saturday, Jan. 5, and classes resume Monday, Jan. 7.

Keith Roberts obituary

Keith Roberts, a former Western Michigan University custodian for 29 years, died Nov. 29. He was 77. Memorial gifts may be made to the Duane Roberts Scholarship fund.