Researchers, including a WMU professor, have found a way to use a compound made from readily available elements to replace scarce elements for solar cell applications.
October 2015 WMU News
To promote healthy behaviors among WMU students and employees, a contest with prizes is underway on social media platforms using the hashtag #BeHealthyWMU.
Dr. Luo Yi will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in 2708 Wood Hall. His talk is titled "Impact of Climate Change on Water resources in Central Asian Region."
Employees wanting to learn more about their tuition-related benefits can attend one of several brown-bag informational sessions this fall.
Members of the campus and Kalamazoo communities gathered Oct. 16 to celebrate Dr. Elson S. Floyd's life. A video of the event can be viewed online.
The musical based on Bob Hope’s 1942 USO tour is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15.
Nominations for the fall round of Make a Difference awards are due Saturday, Oct. 31. The campuswide peer-to-peer program recognizes staff for their service to the University.
School of Music students will stage a beloved Christmas classic and a charming contemporary comic opera at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13-14, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Dr. Barry J. Naughton will speak at noon Wednesday, Nov. 11, in 2028 Brown Hall. His lecture is titled "Is There a Xi Jinping Model of Economic Reform?"
The all-student cast will give several performances of the black comedy Nov. 6-21 in the York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
"An Evening with Gloria Steinem" is part of the fall Raise Your Voice Series and begins at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, in Miller Auditorium.
"Night of the Research Paper" is set for 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Waldo Library. It is open to all students.
Campus public safety officials were on the scene immediately after receiving the 3 a.m. report and urge members of the campus community to use caution.
Dr. Suzie Nagel moves into the position long held by Dr. Diane Anderson, who remains WMU's vice president for student services.
Flags on all campuses of WMU will be lowered Monday, Oct. 26, in honor of Master Sgt. Gregory Kuhse of Kalamazoo, who died Sunday, Oct. 11.
Between Thursday, Nov. 5, and Tuesday, Nov. 17, WMU will be showing three Chinese movies to the public free of charge.
A new student ticket offer recently announced by Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra officials allows students to attend some performances for only $5.
Western Winds will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
Dr. Elizabeth Warburton will leave Nov. 1 for a 20-month stint as a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow at Ben Gurion University of the Negev.
The biennial International Conference on Healthcare Information Technology Advancement is set for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31.
History and traditions are taking center stage during Western Michigan University's Homecoming week and Family Weekend, Oct. 19-25 and Oct. 23-25, respectively.
The Pride Alumni Network will hold ts third annual Homecoming Reception and Social from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the bawdy Restoration comedy Oct. 23 to Nov. 1 in the Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
The Kalamazoo and University communities will gather Friday, Oct. 23, to formally reopen Heritage Hall, the oldest building on the WMU campus.
John D. Sheppard, professor emeritus in accountancy, died Thursday, Oct. 15, at age 83. He retired in 1992 after 27 years of service.
In preparation for Veterans Day, the students will clean nearly 4,000 headstones from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 31.
Joseph Barnett and Stephen John are finalists in the Collegiate Inventors Competition. Their invention, NeoVent, has garnered several other honors.
Applications are due at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, for up to $75,000 in Student Sustainability Grant funding to support student research, activities and initiatives.
The best-selling author and host of the television series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Miller Auditorium.
Dr. Daron R. Shaw, professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium.