Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi's 2 p.m. talk to WMU students and faculty on Friday, Feb. 22, is part of the Great Lakes PeaceJam Spring Youth Conference Weekend that also includes a 7 p.m. public address at Loy Norrrix High School in Kalamazoo.
February 2019 WMU News
Classes resume beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 11.
Awarded over five years, the grant extends and expands the center's work to support evaluation within the NSF's Advanced Technological Education program and may be the largest single grant the agency has made to support evaluation capacity development.
The renovation of WMU's Dunbar Hall is set to begin in spring 2020, and University officials expect it to be completed in time for fall classes in 2022.
Except for essential and emergency services, WMU's Kalamazoo and Battle Creek campuses are closed Wednesday, Feb. 13, due to severe winter weather. All classes are canceled.
WMU's K-9 Brax and K-9 Oso, both less than two-year-old male German shepherds, are Kalamazoo County's first and only explosion-detection canines.
Book clubs, a Diversity and Inclusion Conference and programs honoring Black History Month are among the numerous global engagement opportunities being offered at Western Michigan University and in the extended Kalamazoo community this month.
The project addresses transportation gaps for seniors, veterans and people with disabilities and includes a vehicle that is driverless, disabilities accessible and produces zero emissions.
Patti Poppe, president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy and its principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy, will speak on the WMU campus on the topic, "Our Promise: The Triple Bottom Line."