March 2014 WMU News

University Theatre presents 'King Stag'

Puppets created by WMU theatre students will come to life in performances of this fairytale adventure April 3-13 in the Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Reception set for annual student art exhibition

The annual Frostic School of Art Student Exhibition is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Monroe-Brown Gallery April 3-17. A reception will be held Thursday, April 3 in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

WMU holds fun, informative Brain Awareness Fair

The Brain Awareness Fair features a number of hands-on activities for students of all ages, including building a model neuron, conducting sensory experiments and studying brain specimens.

Summer camp opportunities abound at WMU

Registration is now open for a variety of WMU summer camp opportunities for young people, including video game programming, hockey, aviation, music, college preparedness and more.

Walden A. Baskerville obituary

Dr. Walden A. Baskerville, associate professor emeritus at WMU, died Feb. 11 at age 87. Baskerville retired in 1993 after nearly 15 years of service to the University.

Joseph T. Work obituary

Dr. Joseph T. Work, professor emeritus in music at WMU, died Feb. 7 at age 82. Work retired in 1993 after 30 years of service to the University. Memorial guestbook entries can be made online.

Michael A. Myckowiak obituary

Michael A. Myckowiak, retired regional director of continuing education at WMU, died Jan. 23 at age 89. Myckowiak joined WMU in 1973 and retired in 1984 after nearly 11 years of service to the University.

Plans for new alumni center unveiled

Architects from TowerPinkster unveiled the final design for the new WMU Alumni Center during the third public input session held March 25. The full presentation is available online.

Area Sustainability Leadership Summit hosted by WMU

A keynote talk and a panel made up of Kalamazoo area sustainability champions will highlight the free public Sustainability Leadership Summit, set for 11 a.m. Thursday, March 27, in WMU's Fetzer Center.

Wayne C. Mann obituary

Wayne C. Mann, retired WMU archivist and co-founder of the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society, died March 19. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in Portage, Mich.

Performer to present free, public program on diversity

This year's Respecting Differences program features sociologist and performance artist Kimberly Dark's "Complicated Courtesies" at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, and again at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 26.