Literacy experts will share the latest strategies for improving the state of adult literacy in southwest Michigan during a one-day seminar on campus Friday, Dec. 2.
November 2016 WMU News
Beatrice P. Hartman, assistant professor emerita of communication, died Nov. 15 at age 91. Services have taken place.
Support the football Broncos by attending the MAC Championship send-off Thursday, Dec. 1, on Michigan Avenue between Rose and Portage streets. Be there by noon in Bronco gear with flags and signs.
June Marie Conkin, a retired custodian, died Nov. 24 at age 73. Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 30, and the funeral service for Thursday, Dec. 1.
The WMU football Broncos beat Toledo 55-35 Friday at Waldo Stadium to claim the MAC West Championship and end a perfect 12-0 regular season.
A Saturday, Dec. 10, funeral service is planned for Dr. Ernst A. Breisach, professor emeritus of history, who died in Kalamazoo Nov. 25 at age 93.
The WMU football Broncos beat Toledo 55-35 Friday at Waldo Stadium to claim the MAC West championship and end a perfect 12-0 regular season.
"Royally Dunn" at Miller Auditorium Saturday, Feb. 11, will feature WMU's acclaimed vocal jazz groups Gold Company and Gold Company II.
WMU integrated supply management students placed third in the Bowersox Supply Challenge, marking the University's first placement in the national competition.
Chris O'Neill and T.J. Waldofsky, founders of One Well Brewing, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in WMU's Haworth College of Business Entrepreneurship Forum.
Budding entrepreneurs of all ages will be pitching their products, models and prototypes at an Innovation Day celebration Friday, Dec. 2, in Floyd Hall on WMU's Parkview Campus.
Fred Keller, founder and chair of the Michigan-based firm Cascade Engineering, will be on campus Thursday, Dec. 1, to speak with students and members of the business community.
The overwhelming majority of WMU students feels safe and supported by faculty and administrators when it comes to addressing sexual violence, according to the results of a national survey.
Events to celebrate the successful tenure of WMU President John M. Dunn will include a farewell bus tour, alumni gatherings and campus gala.
Four candidates for the position of dean of WMU's Haworth College of Business will visit the campus for interviews and public presentations during the weeks of Nov. 28 and Dec. 5.
Great deals are available for most remaining performances in Miller Auditorium's 2016-17 season online, in person or via phone Friday through Monday, Nov. 25-28.
A special screening of "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Kalamazoo State Theatre will benefit WMU's Seita Scholars program.
A panel of experts will convene in a Thursday, Dec. 1, breakfast meeting to explore best practices in working with students who appear to be in distress and in need of special assistance.
Mary Eleanor (Mariel) Neu, associate professor emerita of art, died Nov. 15 at age 76. A memorial service is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the First United Methodist Church, 212 S. Park St., Kalamazoo.
Research by Dr. Whitney DeCamp, WMU associate professor of sociology, shows the influence of violent video games is insignificant.
The WMU football Broncos advanced to 11-0 and 7-0 in the MAC after a 38-0 win over Buffalo Saturday at Waldo Stadium.
Sunday, Dec. 4, is the deadline to nominate eligible administrators and faculty and staff members for the Global Engagement Award.
Faculty members Bradley Wong, clarinet, and Silvia Roederer, piano, will join Kontras Quartet in concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Paper technology with the potential to provide clean drinking water to millions at a cost of just pennies a day has been successfully produced at WMU.
Six University choruses will perform "A Choral Christmas" at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in Kalamazoo's First Presbyterian Church.
Campus computer labs, library, recreation center, health clinic and other campus facilities will be closed or on reduced hours Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 24-27.
Dr. Pia Orrenius, vice president and senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, will speak at noon Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Brown Hall.
A post-election community conversation on the topic "Where Do We Go From Here?" will be held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Fetzer Center.
ESPN College GameDay will make a first-time stop in Kalamazoo Saturday, Nov. 19, to do a pregame broadcast from the campus of No. 14 (AP) WMU. Be at the Sangren Pedestrian Mall by 9 a.m. dressed in your brown and gold.
Thomas Giles, manager of culinary operations for WMU Dining Services, finds success at world's most elite culinary competition.