March 2018 WMU News

'Jesus Christ Superstar' opens at Shaw Theatre

Performances of the classic rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" will begin Friday, April 6, and run through Sunday, April 15, in WMU's Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Shirley A. Ray obituary

Shirley A. Ray, who was assistant director of what was then called Handicapped Student Services at the time of her retirement, died March 16 at age 91. Services will be held Saturday, March 24, in Kalamazoo.

Sabbatical leave granted to 34 WMU faculty members

Thirty-four faculty members have been granted sabbaticals during the 2018-19 academic year to engage in research and creative projects as well as other work that promotes their professional development.

WMU sales students win team gold and individual honors

First-year student Ryan Demas and junior Stacy Zoeller represented WMU in the University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition, coached by senior Marissa Bruno and Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Kelley O'Reilly.

Renowned public education expert to speak on campus

Dr. Diane Ravitch, author and renowned research professor of education at NYU, will speak on "Education Reform and the Promise of Education." This event has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in 2000 Schneider Hall.

Dennis R. Corbin obituary

Dennis R. Corbin, senior associate athletic director for medical services at Western Michigan University, died March 7 at age 63. A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, March 12.

Summer enrollment open for Campus Kids

The Campus Kids Summer Program will run from June 18 to Aug. 24, and each week will feature a different theme with special-interest topics. It is open to children who have completed kindergarten, up to age 12.