The theatrical tour brings its original blend of music, percussion and effects to Miller Auditorium at 8 p.m. Friday, March 20, and at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 21.
March 2015 WMU News
Grants for public service topped other categories, nearly reaching $1.5 million. Grants for research closed in on $1 million, while grants for instruction came in at $588,025.
Miller was elected to a four-year term on the board of directors of the WMU Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is an alumnus of both Cooley Law School and WMU.
Wilsonian's Grain, featuring Steve Wilson, George Colligan, Ugonna Okegwo and Bill Stewart will perform a show at 8 p.m. Friday, March 20, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Area middle school tudents will get a first-hand look in March and April at college life through WMU's Bronco BUDS—Building Unique Dynamic Students—program.
"Women of Ireland," a production highlighting traditions of music, song and dance, is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15.
Dr. Shirley C. Woodworth, WMU associate professor emerita of communication, died Thursday, Feb. 26. A visitation and funeral will be held March 13 and 14.
The newly renamed Kalamazoo World Languages Film Festival is March 20-22 and March 27-29 and will include films from China, Germany, Japan, France, Spain, Canada and Arabic nations.
Four more programs were named among the top 100 in their discipline, according to the rankings, which were released March 10. Another eight programs were also highly rated.
Judith Peppel, a former WMU staff member, died Dec. 30, 2014 in Kalamazoo at age 74. Peppel worked in the Department of Sociology at the time of her retirement in 2005.
The Pink Floyd Experience will visit Miller Auditorium for one performance of "Four Sides of Floyd" at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14. The performance features music, a light show and video.
The all-student cast will give several afternoon and evening performances of the beloved children's classic March 20-29 in the Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
Dr. Daniel E. Wueste, professor of philosophy and director of the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics, will speak at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in 159 Bernhard Center
Steve Zegree died in Bloomington, Indiana, March 7. He retired from WMU in 2012, ending 34 years as a professor of music and mentor to the vocal jazz group Gold Company.
After campuswide meetings to gain input from directors and executive officials on job slottings, a new pay structure developed for WMU is now available to the campus at large.
Marjory Spradling, assistant professor emerita of biological sciences, died Feb. 12 at age 92. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the People's Church in Kalamazoo.
The 11th annual Last Bronco Standing student comedy competition is set for 9 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Little Theatre. Admission is $1 with a valid student Bronco Card, and $2 without.
Daniel Jefferies will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, March 20, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
Dr. Jennifer Machiorlatti is the recipient of the University's annual Gender Scholar Award. The award recognizes contributions advancing knowledge in an area of research that has a gender focus.
The 77th annual Southwestern Michigan Vocal Festival, a daylong event, will take place Thursday, March 19, in Miller Auditorium. The festival will culminate in a 7 p.m. concert.
WMU's Center for Disability Services has been accredited for the maximum period of three years for its community integration, service coordination, supported living and adult day service programs by CARF International.
Ensemble Dal Niente will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.