April 2018 WMU News

John Bennett obituary

John Bennett, a former shift supervisor in what is now Facilities Management-building custodial and support services, died March 27. He was 90.

Six to be feted as top staffers for spring 2018

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 obituary

Geoffrey A. Smith, a former dean of the Division of Continuing Education, died March 1 at age 84. Services have taken place.

Nobel laureate to give talk on peace building, women's rights

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.

Top geography students test skills in state bee at WMU

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.

Veteran educator, prolific researcher named ACE Fellow

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.

Campus Activities Board brings Nick Jonas to WMU

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.

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