Candidates for four state House of Representatives seats representing Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties will answer questions at a public forum Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at WMU.
September 2016 WMU News
Dr. James Croteau died Sept. 18 in Kalamazoo at age 59. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.
The addition of campus email to the alert system is the result of updated regulations the Department of Education released in the 2016 edition of its Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting.
Consumers Energy recently celebrated the opening of the state's second large-scale solar project, which is located on WMU's campus and produces enough electricity for 200 homes and businesses.
Returning students get their first look at projects that involved installing acres of solar panels, redesigning the Goldworth Valley Pond area, using goats to control vegetation and beautifying Prospect Hill.
Six experts will take a close look at immigration in the 2016-17 Werner Sichel Lecture Series, which kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 21, with Dr. Steve Trejo.
WMU students, employees and retirees may get flu shots by appointment now or at outreach clinics in October and November. Students who get vaccinated early may receive their shots for free.
To assist in the implementation, faculty and staff members will receive a quick reference guide in the mail and, if appropriate, be able to participate in enterprise risk management training.
The gifts, made during the year by 16,828 unique donors, constitutes the second-largest gift total the University has recorded in the past 15 years.
The theme of the 2016-17 University Center for the Humanities speaker series, which begins Sept. 29, is "Science and the Human Endeavor."
Dr. Hillel Rapoport will examine the refugee crisis and admission quotas when he speaks at noon Wednesday, Sept. 28, in 2028 Brown Hall.
Western Wellness is offering two new programs this fall, adding to its efforts to spread health and wellness across the WMU campus.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the satirical comedy Sept. 23 through Oct. 8 in the York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
Dr. Jason Brennan, associate professor of philosophy, will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in 204 Bernhard Center. His presentation, titled "Most People Shouldn't Vote," is free and open to the public.
The drop-in, no-commitment singing event is open to all and will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.
Nominations for honorary degree recipients are being accepted through the end of September. Any honorary degrees would be awarded during April commencement.
The quartet, joined by New York bassist John Hébert, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The exhibit "After the Thrill is Gone: Fashion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary South African Art" is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Kerr Gallery through Friday, Oct. 28.
Comments on the proposed changes, which are available for viewing at spaces.hightail.com/receive/CvHTG, are welcomed through Sept. 28.
Dr. Craig Klugman, professor of bioethics and medical humanities at DePaul University will launch the fall 2016 series at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16.
Attendees can check out available employment options in integrated supply management Sept. 20, engineering Sept. 21, marketing and food/sales marketing Oct 4; and business Oct 5.
The University’s Division of Intercollegiate Athletics has undergone a subtle design evolution during the past year, with an updated primary logo and customized marks for the football program.
U.S News & World Report has once again listed WMU among the top tier of the country's "best national universities." The Sierra Club and INSIGHT into Diversity magazine also recently lauded WMU.
The Graduate College, now located on the first floor of Walwood Hall's west wing, will be open until 6 p.m. on Thursdays.
The new campaign, developed internally by campus professionals, was rolled out on Sept. 1. A new 60-second video can be viewed at wmich.edu.
Michael Larson, president and CEO of the area's United Way will kick off the 2016-17 Mercantile Bank of Michigan Breakfast Series Friday, Sept. 30.
Knific will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. David Colson.
The opening will be marked by a Saturday, Sept. 17, ceremony and a chance for members of the community to tour the center's dramatically expanded space.
The agreement formalizes the relationship between the associate degree in nursing program at KVCC and the bachelor’s in nursing program at WMU.
Performances are Thursday and Friday, Sept. 15 and 16, in the Dalton Center, Studio B. Shows begin at 8 p.m. with a community “meet and greet” at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16.