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.
March 2019 WMU News
Eddie Codrington is recognized as one of the most promising jazz artists in the country under the age of 30.
Share your vision of the future of campus transportation and mobility during open houses Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4.
Cousins is one of just 39 people selected to participate in the prestigious fellows program for higher education personnel that is designed to prepare tomorrow's senior leaders.
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.
WMU celebrates graduates during Lavender Graduation, Celebration of Excellence, Hooding and Pinning and Lee Honors College celebrations.
Joshua Turske and his student research assistants conducted a study for Newell Brands, digging through trash to research ways to reduce waste and contamination in recycling centers.
The director of the Dangerous Speech Project will speak at WMU about social media's potential to both incite and prevent violence.
WMU will host back-to-back annual events this month honoring civil rights leader César E. Chávez. The 25th march will be held March 29 and the 13th celebratory awards dinner March 30.
Dr. Tiffany Schriever is one of several faculty members who will present their research during the event on March 26. The event will be a celebration of discovery, recognizing outstanding work by WMU faculty members.
The 2019 National Grocers Association Student Case Study Competition was held Feb. 24 to 26 in Las Vegas.
Mikey Winslow, who landed a role in the Broadway hit "Hamilton," shares the impact his education at WMU has had on his success.
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.
Seventeen student groups will showcase their the food, culture and fashion of their countries through booth displays and performances March 24.
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.
WMU sales and business marketing student Ryan Demas placed first and won $1,000 at the 2019 Quicken Loans National Sales Competition.
This is the third consecutive year that WMU has landed a spot in the top three at the University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition.
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.
"WAITRESS," "Blue Man Group" and "CATS" are other featured shows during Miller Auditorium's 2019-20 season.
Permaculturalist Pandora Thomas will give the March 21 presentation. To be guaranteed a seat, reserve a free ticket online.
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.
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's two-day annual Food Marketing Conference will feature presentations on current trends in food and consumer package goods and will explore this year's conference theme, "An Industry in Transformation."
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.
The first speaker for WMU's annual Gwen Frostic Reading Series is international playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger on Thursday, March 14.
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.
Four companies won prizes totaling $5,000 during this year's competition Feb. 15 on the campus of Western Michigan University.
The Richter Scholarship Program is the largest national scholarship program in the field of supply management. It identifies future supply chain management leaders and helps fast-track these students into the field.
The agreement allows Aquinas students to start working on a graduate degree at WMU before they complete their bachelor’s degree at Aquinas.
Abby Tongue, who is pursuing a dual master's degree in WMU's renowned Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies, will perform live audio description for two upcoming performances at the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.