"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.
November 2017 WMU News
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.
Dr. Ronald Kramer, WMU professor of sociology, is next up in the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society's fall series with a Nov. 9 discussion on "Criminal Justice, Social Justice and Climate Justice."
June Mochizuki, WMU associate professor emerita of counseling, died Oct. 29 at age 92. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, in Denver.
Falsehoods and bigotry in the news will be discussed at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. A March for Racial Equity will precede the discussion from 2 to 4 p.m. Both events are open to the public and part of a daylong event to open the Great Lakes PeaceJam's new program year.
The 2017 International Education Week observance Nov. 12-20 features numerous free or low-cost events open to the public that are designed to educate and entertain.
Kocher, who served as secretary to WMU's Board of Trustees for 35 years, died Nov. 2 in Kalamazoo. A celebration of her life and a reception are planned for 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20.
The Saturday, Nov. 18, event winds through WMU's campus. Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16.
University community members are asked to show their volunteer and school spirit by donning WMU gear and participating in the Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle campaign Dec. 2.
Proceeds from the sale of $10 "unit" T-shirts support military scholarships, as well as Silver Star Apartments in Battle Creek, which provides low- to no-cost housing for homeless veterans.
The four candidates will give public presentations on campus during the weeks of Nov. 6 and 13. Members of the campus community are urged to attend as schedules allow.
WMU won a gold, two silvers and an honorable mention in four different categories of the 2017 Pride of Case V competition, which showcases best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, advancement services, special events and communications.
"The Game's Afoot" will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, and run through Sunday, Nov. 19, in Shaw Theatre at WMU's Gilmore Theatre Complex on Main Campus.
The longtime leader of Duncan Aviation will travel to Kalamazoo this week to accept an award honoring his company's long support of aviation education and its partnerships with WMU's College of Aviation.
Gail Wronsky and Chuck Rosenthal will read from their works at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in 157-159 Bernhard Center.
This month's global engagement opportunities include Día de los Muertos activities, conversation circles to help international students practice their English and events that celebrate International Education Week.
Drs. Andrea Beach and Charles Henderson launch an effort that positions WMU at the central hub of a network of national educators working to build systemic change that will boost undergraduate academic achievement.
What started with a modest $5,000 internal grant has grown into a nearly $2 million federally funded, four-year project to recruit, retain and graduate more underrepresented students into the nursing profession.