November 2015 WMU News

Area events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Activities at WMU and across the broader Kalamazoo community begin Wednesday, Dec. 2, and are planned through Tuesday, Jan. 19. Due to cold weather, a bus service has been added for the 3:30 p.m., Jan. 18 commemorative walk.

George Vuicich obituary

George Vuicich, professor emeritus of geography, died Monday, Nov. 2, at age 89. A service is set for Saturday, Dec. 19.

WMU choirs present A Choral Christmas

Seven of the University’s nine choirs will perform at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the First Presbyterian Church in Kalamazoo.

Most offices closed Thanksgiving weekend

Campus computer labs, library, recreation center, health clinic and other campus facilities will be closed or on reduced hours Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 26-29.

James W. Dempsey obituary

James "Jim" W. Dempsey, a retired administrator in the Office of Admissions, died July 12 at age 84. A tribute or condolence can be made online.

Excellence in Diversity nominations sought

Nominations of individuals or groups of employees, students or WMU community members are due by Friday, Dec. 4. Award recipients will be recognized at the Spring Convocation on Friday, Feb. 5.

Philo G. 'Glen' Bishop obituary

Philo G. "Glen" Bishop, former associate director of media services and manager of technical services at WMU, died Nov. 7. A memorial gathering is set for Saturday, Nov. 14.

Edith M. Yahr obituary

Edith M. Yahr, a former staff member in the Graduate College, died Sept. 23 at age 84. She retired in 1997 after 10 years of service to the University.

'Rudolph' musical soars into Kalamazoo

The "most famous reindeer of all" and his friends are coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25.