WMU's Advanced Rocketry Club is one of 42 college teams, and the only from a Michigan school, accepted into the prestigious NASA Student Launch competition in April 2020.
November 2019 WMU News
Despite a national trend toward declining enrollment in teacher preparation programs, Western Michigan University’s enrollment is up this year by about 9% in these majors.
Led by two business faculty members who specialize in management, the innovative new center is founded on the premise that purpose and profit can be powerfully linked through the actions and strategies of leaders.
Classes resume at 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2.
A conference honoring religion and society professor, Dr. Rudolf Siebert, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in WMU's Fetzer Center.
Three WMU students chosen as University Innovation Fellows by Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design will travel to the Silicon Valley Meetup March 19-23 with 400 students and faculty from around the world.
WMU Signature, which highlights student experiences outside the classroom, received the Innovative Program award at the NASPA Region IV-East annual conference.
The University's annual celebration of International Education Week, Monday through Friday, Nov. 18-22, will showcase the countries, cultures and global knowledge represented on campus with a weeklong series of events.
Ranked a 2020 "Best for Vets" college by Military Times, WMU offers a number of programs designed to support the military community. A major resource is the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, which was established on campus in 2009 help service members make a smooth transition into civilian and college life.
Stephanie Hampton was named 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English. A sixth-grade teacher in Kalamazoo Public Schools, Hampton earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from WMU.
Western Michigan University business students Trevor Bageris and Gabe Pelak clinched first place at the E. & J. Gallo Winery Collegiate Sales Competition.
Holly Harmon has won a competitive Junior Achievement scholarship from the Society of Human Resource Management.
Be heard by taking the dining customer satisfaction survey and enter for a chance to win Beats Solo3 wireless headphones, Kygo Life over-ear Bluetooth headphones or an Amazon Fire HD tablet!
Drs. Elise and Whitney DeCamp researched court cases in a Mississippi district over two decades and found a pattern of prosecutors removing African Americans from jury pools.
The WMU Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet in formal session at 11 a.m. on East Campus in the Heritage Hall ballroom.