WMU had more student-athletes than any other school named to the conference's 2017 Men's Soccer Academic All-MAC team, an honor reserved for those who have excelled in both athletics and academics.
November 2017 WMU News
WMU alumni Dan Mancilla and Ephraim Scott Sommers will read from their works at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, in 157-159 Bernhard Center. The reading is free and open to the public.
Campus redevelopment work in the coming years will see construction of a student center, new student housing and an eye-catching new presence showcasing the part of campus that runs along Stadium Drive.
This month's global engagement opportunities include a Kwanzaa celebration, various art exhibits, performances and conversation circles to help international students practice their English.
Recipients of WMU's Semiannual Make a Difference Award for this fall will be recognized during a reception at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in the Bernhard Center.
Award-nominated actor Stephen Wallem will perform with WMU theatre students in "Next Stop, Broadway" Wednesday, Nov. 29, through Saturday, Dec. 2, in Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
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.
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 won the Barbara Ort-Smith Award from the Michigan World Languages Association. The Ort-Smith Award is the state's highest honor for educators in the field of world languages.
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.