March 2019 WMU News

Annual county event to explore unconscious, implicit bias

Two sessions of this year's Respecting Differences diversity talk will be held Wednesday, April 10. Consultant and former police officer Darnell Z. Blackburn will give his interactive presentation at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m.

Signup for summer camps has begun

New this year are opportunities for middle school and high school students to experience WMU's state-of-the-art Esports Arena, as well as instruction with the internationally acclaimed jazz vocal group New York Voices.

Zhang Career Center celebrates 10-year anniversary

The Zhang Career Center's impact in the last 10 years has been immense and far-reaching, and the center is instrumental in achieving the college's 94 percent post-graduation success rate. The Haworth College of Business will celebrate the center's 10th anniversary at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in Schneider Hall.

WMU's NCHC quarterfinal series with Colorado begins March 16

Due to multiple unforeseen travel complexities caused by severe weather, the opening night of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference Quarterfinal series between WMU and Colorado College has been postponed to Saturday, March 16, at WMU's Lawson Ice Arena.

Colorful prom planned for local senior crowd

Students and area senior citizens will take to the dance floor Thursday, March 28, for WMU's 31st annual Senior Prom, a nostalgic evening of dancing and entertainment.

Open house highlights Grand Rapids, Lansing and online programs

Prospective students will have opportunity to connect with faculty and staff for WMU's regional and online programs for WMU-Grand Rapids, WMU-Lansing and WMU-Online. Drop in between 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., or 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19.

WMU board to welcome new members, elect leadership Thursday

The swearing in of recently appointed trustees and the election of officers are on the agenda when the WMU board meet Thursday, March 14. Trustees are also expected to vote on room and board rates for the upcoming summer session.

WMU administration to launch employee engagement survey

Employees are the exclusive focus of an important new survey open from March 18 through April 5 to garner feedback about campus work experiences and measure progress on meeting the University's employee-related strategic goals and priorities.

Sixth-graders get a look at college life at WMU

Through the University's Bronco BUDS program, WMU partners with Kalamazoo Public Schools to encourage early middle school students to set their sights on college and take advantage of the Kalamazoo Promise tuition scholarship program.