January 2019 WMU News

Climate change could make the Great Lakes region unrecognizable

Worse winters over the next few decades and dramatic die-offs of iconic Michigan flora and fauna are all predicted if climate change continues at its current pace. A global change ecologist at WMU explains the science behind Earth's warming and what will have the biggest impact on slowing down warming.

Climate change—Michigan's state in year 2100

Although not a perfect solution, implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change will be better for the Great Lakes region than practicing business as usual. Humans, birds, fish and trees will be among the main beneficiaries.

How to stay warm in frigid weather

The campus community is urged to take precautions to stay warm and safe in inclement weather. Frostbite can occur with exposure to extremely cold temperatures.

Football program earns NCAA sportsmanship award

The 2017 Broncos brought home one of this year’s awards, making WMU the first institution in Mid-American Conference history to win the NCAA’s prestigious national sportsmanship award.

Confucius Institute hosts 2019 Chinese New Years Gala

Performances by local public school students and others as well as games and prize drawings will give those who attend the Saturday, Jan. 26, gala a taste of what a new year's festival looks and feels like in China.

WMU Study Abroad offers 12 new faculty-led programs

The new programs will be explained during three Study Abroad Expos on campus that start Wednesday, Jan. 16. The application deadline for summer I short-term, faculty-led programs is Jan. 31.

MBA program tops list for sustainability education

The Haworth College of Business was ranked 67th overall, earning a place on the list ahead of Michigan State, Northwestern, Cornell, Columbia and Notre Dame universities. Additionally, WMU was recognized as one of the Top 40 North American universities.