John Bennett, a former shift supervisor in what is now Facilities Management-building custodial and support services, died March 27. He was 90.
April 2018 WMU News
Laura Cornish, Katie DeCamp, Brenda Hamlyn, Bette Ludwig, Jeff Stone and Janice VandeVusse will be recognized during a reception at 2 p.m. Monday, April 16, in 157 Bernhard Center.
Geoffrey A. Smith, a former dean of the Division of Continuing Education, died March 1 at age 84. Services have taken place.
Jim Ritsema, Kalamazoo city manager, will talk about "Kalamazoo's Foundation for Excellence" at 8 a.m. Friday, April 27, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required for the free event, which begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee will present "It's Time for Women to Stop Being Politely Angry" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Bernhard Center's South Ballroom. The event is open to the public with a suggested donation of $15.
The Department of Music Therapy will host its 38th annual Music Therapy Clinic Concert, free and open to the public, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Middle-school geography whizzes from across the state will be on campus Friday, April 6, to compete for the Michigan National Geographic Bee state title and a chance to travel to Washington, D.C., for nationals.
Disney's "The Lion King" makes its West Michigan debut at Miller Auditorium for a limited two-week engagement April 4-15. Tickets range from $32 to $77 and can be purchased at millerauditorium.com.
Dr. Andrea Beach joins just 44 other educators who will spend 2018-19 working at another institution through the prestigious American Council on Education Fellows Program, which helps develop senior leaders in higher education.
Regi Kurien, owner and president of Amhawk in Hartford will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, April 13. The free event begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations are required.
Harvard University's Danielle Allen, known for her work on justice and citizenship, will discuss her views on promoting equality through schooling when she presents a public talk at WMU Thursday, April 12.
The multi-platinum, Grammy- and Golden Globe-nominated recording artist, actor and songwriter will come to campus for CAB's annual spring concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in University Arena.
Directed and produced by WMU staff, the film stars current WMU students Jack Kison, Khaliid Canales-King and Mitch Sowers as well as alumnus Dominic Pacinis.