March 2015 WMU News

Gibbs Fellowship application deadline approaching

Applications to become Gibbs House Fellows, who are paid to research and work on campus sustainability projects and policies while living in the historic Gibbs House on Parkview Avenue, are due March 30.


Campus blood drive challenge underway

A blood drive is scheduled for noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 2, at the Student Recreation Center. The challenge, which pits WMU against CMU, runs through Friday, April 3.

Fine arts students present original work

Three fine arts students will perform "Who Killed Mr. Mason?," a collaboration between the School of Music and Department of Dance, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29.

WMU trustees to consider move to issue new bond series

The Board of Trustees will meet in formal session at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, in 157-159 Bernhard Center. The board also will be asked to approve personnel moves and changes to academic programs.

It's time to RSVP for 'Tony n' Tina's Wedding'

The cast will give several performances of the farcical wedding day March 24 through April 12 in the Cityscape Events Center in downtown Kalamazoo. Tickets include dinner.

ISM students earn high honors in regional competition

Two teams of students enrolled in WMU's integrated supply management program finished second and sixth overall in a field of 25 at the 2015 APICS Great Lakes District case competition Feb. 20-21.

Diversity and inclusion speaker coming to campus

Dr. Damon Williams, senior vice president and chief education officer of the Boys and Girls Club of America, will speak from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in 157-159 Bernhard Center.

Consumer marketing expert to present business talk

Michael Steele, founder, president and CEO of Advantage Communications Inc., will present the next Distinguished Speaker Series talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26. Registration is requested.

Concert to feature multimedia, electroacoustic compositions

Works by several faculty members will be featured in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.

Top seniors to be honored as 2015 Presidential Scholars

The top seniors in 47 WMU departments and programs will be recognized during the 35th annual Presidential Scholars Convocation Thursday, March 19. The honorees were selected from more than 6,000 senior students.

WMUK-FM set to begin spring campaign

On the heels of last fall's successful effort, beginning March 21 WMUK will once again feature a shorter pledge drive to raise funds to purchase programs and produce local shows.