Dr. Scott Cowan will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
November 2017 WMU News
A habitat management class that started this fall is collecting ecological data on and around campus and will hold a related half-day mini-conference Dec. 6. The conference is free and open to public but registrations are required by Dec. 1.
WMU has been named one of the nation's top colleges for veterans by Military Times magazine, making it the only Michigan school to appear on all eight Military Times Best Colleges lists.
The University Percussion Ensemble fall concert, free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Celebrate the holidays with Canadian Brass Christmas at Miller Auditorium at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25.
Drs. Massood Atashbar and Pavel Ikonomov are among five innovators from Michigan universities to receive first-round support from the ADVANCE Proof of Concept Grant Fund.
Michael Braun has earned the Michigan World Languages Association's most prestigious distinction an educator in the field of world languages can receive in the state of Michigan.
WMU's chapter of the national honor society Alpha Lambda Delta was one of just eight to be awarded the Maintaining the Flame Award for exceptionally active membership and dedication to community service.
Senior executives have begun screening and prioritizing 61 projects and ideas submitted for Transformational Initiative Fund support. The timetable calls for funding decisions to be announced in early January.
Dr. Martin E. Gingerich, professor emeritus of English, died Oct. 19 at age 84. Services have been held.
The Broncos now advance to the Sweet 16 to face Michigan State University at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, in East Lansing.
WMU students brought home a map competition first place, an inaugural education research award and a desert research grant from the 2017 Geological Society of America annual meeting.
Kristin Fiore, owner and managing director of Down Dog Yoga Center, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required for the free, public event, which begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
A Friday, Dec. 1, Innovation Day at WMU's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences will allow the public to review new product innovations by students from grades K-12 through graduate school.
Dr. James Penner, associate professor of accountancy, has been named program chair and president-elect of the North American Accounting Society for the 2018-19 academic year.
"A Choral Christmas," an annual concert featuring six WMU choirs, is coming to Kalamazoo for two performances at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
The board will meet at various campus locations on the following dates: Jan. 24, March 14, April 18, June 27, Sept. 12, Nov. 7 and Dec. 12.
Dr. James E. Riley, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics, died Oct. 28 at age 84. A memorial service and reception will be held in his honor at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in WMU's Kanley Chapel
Among the ratings in the WMU Haworth College of Business profile are scores of 92 for both the academic experience and for accessibility of professors.
Dr. Bernard Han, professor of business information systems, has been placed on the prestigious Fulbright Specialist Roster for three years.
Picked as the No. 10 seed overall, the WMU men's soccer team has a first-round bye and will host a second-round NCAA tournament game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the WMU Soccer Complex.
The Broncos now await their NCAA tournament fate. The team will host a selection show watch party at University Roadhouse, just off campus, at 1 p.m. Monday. The announcement also can be viewed live at ncaa.com.
The No. 1 seed WMU men's soccer team will face Akron in the Mid-American Conference Championship game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, after a 1-0 win over West Virginia in the semifinals.
"Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel," featuring Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers, is coming to Miller Auditorium for a single performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17.
The Broncos begin the season at home hosting University of Illinois-Chicago at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14. Other home meets are on Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, March 10 and March 13.
For the 34th time, WMU's Gamma Rho chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has earned Super Chapter recognition for its dedication to professional and service activities.
President Edward Montgomery presented WMU alumnus James C. "Doc" McCloughan with a bronze Bronco during Salute to Heroes night at Waldo Stadium.
The campus "Book-It" campaign collected more than twice its goal of new of gently used books with a total of 2,132 books donated.
New officers have been announced for the Emeriti Council, which represents all retired WMU faculty members. Drs. Peter Krawutschke and James Bosco have been named chair and vice chair, respectively.
WMU faculty, students and guest cellist Alexa Muhly will perform music inspired by whale songs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. A 7 p.m. discussion will precede the performance.