"Kzoo Sings!" is a drop in, no-commitment singing event at WMU's Miller Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15.
December 2016 WMU News
Most WMU offices will be closed Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, and some will operate on reduced hours starting Friday, Dec. 16. Offices reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3, and spring semester begins at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9.
Those who have questions about health insurance or need new coverage can meet with Enroll Kalamazoo County representatives from 3 to 6 p.m Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Sindecuse Health Center.
WMU continues its tradition of honoring slain civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events in January on campus and across the broader Kalamazoo community.
WMU students and juvenile home teens have been developing an interactive simulation that facilitates positive behaviors and encourages critical thinking.
WMU's Gamma Rho chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has earned recognition as a Superior Chapter for its service. This is the 33rd time the chapter has received the recognition.
Rental rates on campus apartments and presidential compensation are among the agenda items set for the WMU Board of Trustees to consider when it meets Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Nominations are due Wednesday, Feb. 1, for the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award, the highest honor WMU bestows on its faculty members.
The Dec. 8 homicide of 19-year-old Jones in an off-campus apartment has left the community reeling. Two male suspects are being sought by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, which is leading the investigation.
Applications are being accepted through Friday, Feb. 10, for the Assessment Excellence Individual and Unit awards, which recognize assessment activities that have led to improvements in academic or other programs.
Forty-one employees were inducted Dec. 1 into WMU's 25 Year Club. Two faculty members—Richard W. Malott and James VanDePolder—were recognized for 50 years of service.
Bronco wide receiver Corey Davis has been named an Associated Press, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Walter Camp Football Foundation and Sporting News All-American.
Bronco quarterback Zach Terrell is WMU's second NFF National Scholar-Athlete in program history and first ever Campbell Trophy recipient.
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WMU student-athletes make up nearly a quarter of the 2016 men's soccer Academic All-MAC team. Honorees include Bock, Bye, DeJulio, Hoover, Jimenez, McNulty, Ruddock, Shepherd, Sipple and Vandenboom.
Head WMU football coach P.J. Fleck has been named FBS Region 3 Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Association, and is now a finalist for a national Coach of the Year award.
More than 1,700 students will receive their diplomas during commencement ceremonies at 9 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in Miller Auditorium.
Waldo Library will be on extended hours Dec. 9-10 and a 24-hour schedule Dec. 11-15 to aid students as they prepare for final exams. Sangren Hall's Swain Education Library will be open until midnight Dec. 11-14.
Recipients of WMU's Semiannual Make a Difference Award will be honored as outstanding employees during a reception Friday, Dec. 9, in 157 Bernhard Center.
The WMU football Broncos will be playing in the 2017 Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Monday, Jan. 2. Tickets and travel packages are available.
Dr. Gary H. Bischof, professor and chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named the new dean of WMU's Lee Honors College.
The WMU football team is hosting a football bowl announcement watch party Sunday, Dec. 4, in University Arena. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. and fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 2 p.m.
The No. 13 ranked WMU football Broncos beat Ohio 29-23 in the Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game Friday, Dec. 2, to earn their first conference title since 1988.
A total of 121 seniors will present 44 projects they have completed to solve problems facing business and industry at WMU's 59th Conference on Senior Engineering and Design Tuesday, Dec. 6.
The No. 13 ranked WMU football Broncos will face Ohio in the Mid-American Conference Championship game at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Ford Field in Detroit.
The horrific crash of an Amway helicopter and dramatic rescue of survivors from cool Lake Michigan waters will be recounted Tuesday, Dec. 6, when the pilot of the craft appears at WMU.
Some 900 academically talented high school seniors will be on campus Dec. 2-3 to vie for WMU's prestigious Medallion Scholarship as well as lower-level awards.