April 2015 WMU News

Armed robbery triggers campus safety alert

A student was robbed at of several personal belongings in a room on the fourth floor of the Smith-Burnham residence hall. The robbery happened at about 3 p.m.

WMU grants top $1.5 million mark in January, February

WMU garnered more than $1.5 million in grants in January and February, bringing the year-to-date grant total to more than $22.5 million. Grants for research led the way, totaling more than $1 million.

College of Fine Arts names new marketing coordinator

Sandra Hillring, a WMU alumna who has previously worked in marketing and public relations for several Kalamazoo organizations, has joined the WMU College of Fine Arts as marketing coordinator.

WMU among grant winners recognized at 'Americas' summit

A WMU study abroad program numbers among the 10 innovation grant winners that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced in conjunction with the Summit of the Americas held April 10 and 11 in Panama City, Panama.

Renowned business sustainability expert to visit campus

A leading authority on sustainable value chains will visit WMU's Haworth College of Business to speak about the complexities of sustainable manufacturing at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in 2000 Schneider Hall.

WMU's annual Education Career Fair set

The University will hold one of its largest career fairs on record for educators from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 13. The free, on-campus event is open to the public.

Dedication scheduled for new main campus icon

The large representation of the University seal installed in the turnaround in front of the Sangren Hall pedestrian mall will be dedicated Friday, April 24. The piece was designed by artist Joshua Diedrich.

WMU celebrates poetry in April

Events celebrating National Poetry Month are underway. More than 25 events, all of which are free and open to the public, are planned through Thursday, April 16.

Sustainability office to celebrate campus efforts

The WeSustain Community Celebration is set for Thursday, April 16, at the Office for Sustainability. A series of drop-in events from noon to 6 p.m. include discussions, free food, project demonstrations and live music.