Walter Joseph Brunhumer, professor emeritus of history at WMU, died March 15 at age 93. No services will be held.
May 2018 WMU News
Agreement will create a smoother process for Kellogg Community College graduates who transfer to Western Michigan University.
Public presentation times are as follows: Renea Morris, 1 p.m. Monday, May 7, 1920 Sangren Hall; Dr. Joseph A. Brennan, 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 1910 Sangren Hall; and Michael "Tony" Proudfoot, 1 p.m. Friday, May 11, 1920 Sangren Hall.
WMU presenters were Kiana Bailey, who won the competition's Best Presenter Award, Sara Buckle, Alex Gutierrez-Spencer and David Hughey. The presenters were part of a 29-member student team.
Tim Belcher, Roberto Ramon-Flores, Shao Qin Ga and Kaitlyn Watkins took first place at the Beta Alpha Psi Midwest Regional Meeting Best Practices competition.
Some 3,000 medieval scholars from around the world will return to Kalamazoo May 10-13 for WMU's 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies.
Irene E. (Illes) Tocco, a retired utility food worker in the Valley I Dining Service, died April 18 at age 90. Services are private.
Brenda L. Boerger, a retired physical therapist who had worked at the Sindecuse Health Center, died April 14 at age 65. Services have taken place.
Dr. John O. Norman, associate professor emeritus of history, died April 27 at age 68. The rosary will be said and visitation held May 3 in Fort Worth, Texas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated May 4 Keller, Texas.
Carl A. Newton, a retired assistant director of maintenance services-energy, died April 24 at age 70. Visitation and a memorial service are scheduled for Friday, May 4.
WMU President Edward Montgomery will give a presentation titled "WMU: Higher Education at the Crossroads" Friday, May 18. Reservations are required for the event, which begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
The University community is welcome from 1 to 4 p.m. every Friday now through Nov. 16 at the Gibbs House to get involved with sustainability efforts, learn about permaculture and volunteer on-site.