April 2017 WMU News

Annette LaVier obituary

Annette LaVier, a former University Libraries staff member, died April 8 at age 80. She left the University in 1990 after nearly 27 years of service.

Take advantage of global engagement opportunities in May

Get globally engaged during the month of May. Highlights include Chinese culture classes, the International Congress on Medieval Studies, and a wide variety of opportunities to enjoy international cuisine and music.

WMU to hold Foster Care Awareness Walk

To celebrate May's designation as Foster Care Awareness Month, the Seita Scholars Program is organizing a foster care awareness walk/run at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20, on Kanley Track.

2017-18 room and board rates top WMU board agenda

Room and board rates for 2017-18 in WMU's residence hall system will top the agenda when the Board of Trustees meets at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 27, in the ballroom of Heritage Hall.

WMU Soccer Complex receives $75,000 field upgrade

The WMU Soccer Complex is undergoing a renovation in which the existing surface is being removed and several upgrades are being made through the installation of a new playing field.

WMU recognizes 2016-17 Presidential Scholars

This year, 50 students from WMU's 5,900-member senior class were named Presidential Scholars. The annual Presidential Scholar designation is the highest honor WMU can bestow on an undergraduate.

April Kzoo Sings event set

"Kzoo Sings!" is a drop in, no-commitment singing event at WMU's Miller Auditorium. The next event is slated for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 20.

Graduate students honored for outstanding research

Seventeen graduate students were recognized for outstanding demonstrations of their research earlier in the month at the 11th annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster and Performance Day.

Nancy S. Wilson obituary

Nancy S. Wilson, a retired occupational health and safety specialist in the Department of Public Safety, died Dec. 22 at age 73.

Anna K. Campbell obituary

Dr. Anna K. Campbell, a retired assistant professor of psychology, died Dec. 16, 2016, at age 81.

Bernice F. Bigelow obituary

Bernice F. Bigelow, retired audio visual clerk in Waldo Library, died Feb. 6 at age 101.