WMU, in collaboration with three other research institutions, has been awarded a three-year, $996,000 ADVANCE grant from the National Science Foundation to develop strategies to increase the number of female STEM faculty across the country.
August 2019 WMU News
While most students were off working and enjoying summer break, many student-athletes were hard at work preparing for the season. Now they're ready to put all that training to good use on the field and the court.
An open house is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to view and celebrate the refreshed spaces of the library's most highly used floor.
Western Michigan University offers a number of services and programs focused on mental and emotional health on campus.
New this year is online orientation for those considering starting their own RSO, including information on managing meetings, organizing events, looking for space and how to access Western Student Association funds.
From their first jump to their 50th, members of WMU's Skydive Broncos find camaraderie and friendship along with thrills and competition in their sport.
Thousands of WMU students are also employed at the University, learning valuable career development skills while balancing work and academic schedules.
Dr. Bernhard Stahl of the University of Passau, Germany, will speak at 3:30 p.m. in the Brown and Gold Room of the Bernhard Center on the topic, "Politics of Denial: Germany's International Responsibility and the Silencing of Mass Atrocities."
Eight WMU Lee Honor's College students and instructor Dr. Christopher William Tremblay embarked in July on a cross-country journey following in the footsteps of Walt Disney, an American entrepreneur and pioneer in the animation industry.
Landscape Services personnel created a large-scale house that is providing nesting habitat for bees and other pollinators that help keep the native plants at the Parkview Campus healthy.
Whether you're new to the city or looking for some hidden gems to discover, we've put together a list of some of the can't-miss experiences in Kalamazoo.
WMU student Alyssa Larner was selected for the scholarship based on her interest and aptitude in accounting and auditing, and for demonstrating high ethical standards.
Classes at Western Michigan University start Wednesday, Aug. 28.
Alyssa Larner, a student at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business, received a competitive $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which encourages accounting students to pursue careers in audit.
The University always sends WMU Alerts about on-campus emergencies to students and employees at their wmich.edu email address. These members of the campus community and the general public also can register to receive WMU Advisories for off-campus incidents.
Long-awaited program focuses on saving students time and money as well as enlarging the talent base for southwest Michigan.
A $1.35 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services will fund the MY-PROUD program. Created by an interdisciplinary team of professors, MY-PROUD aims to increase training and expand services in rural and medically underserved communities impacted by opioid and substance abuse.
For the first time, the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project is exploring underneath an old dump in Niles, doubling the size of their archaeological site.
Dr. Brandy Brown, who earned a doctoral degree from WMU, is tasked with developing Michigan's response to climate change.
The connections Dr. Brandy Brown formed in WMU's one-of-a-kind evaluation program helped her secure the job as Michigan's first climate and energy advisor.
The site's revamped format displays stories about the University in a more engaging and reader-friendly way.