January 2018 WMU News

'The Sound of Music' comes to Miller Auditorium

"The Sound of Music" is coming to Miller Auditorium Friday to Sunday, Feb. 9-11. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family features a Tony, Grammy and Academy Award–winning Best Score.

AIDS Memorial Quilt on display at WMU

Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt–the 54 1/2-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 96,000 individuals lost to AIDS–will be on display at the Gilmore Theatre Complex Feb. 5-18.

Trombone alumnus returns for solo recital

Bass trombonist Evan Clifton will be presenting a guest solo recital, free and open to the public, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

WMU Department of Statistics becomes NISS affiliate

The program brings together statistical and data science professionals from all sectors, including academia, industry, and governmental and national labs, to support research, networking and more.

WMU trustees approve naming BTR road for the late Robert Jones

Robert Jones Way will be the name of the loop road scheduled to be developed as part of the BTR Park 2.0. The new 55-acre development is adjacent to the original BTR Park near the intersection of Drake Road and Parkview Avenue.

Horn Day open to anyone who wants to learn more about the horn

The Horn Day closing concert, featuring guest artist Aaron Brant, the WMU Horn Choir and festival participants, is open to the public free of charge. It starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Fall residence hall sign-up is underway

In addition to the social and academic benefits of living on campus, students who live in residence halls can take advantage of leadership opportunities, 24-hour staffing, a variety of on-campus dining choices and more.