December 2019 WMU News

2019: A year of No. 1s at Western

Hidden gem. Innovation leader. WMU is garnering national accolades for its programs propelling students to success. Whether it's the University's commitment to student experiences, dedication to sustainability or emphasis on embracing diversity, Broncos earned high praise in 2019.

Finding Common Ground

Dr. Rudolf Siebert, professor emeritus of comparative religion, has dedicated his life to bridging the ideological divide. A pioneer in the critical theory of religion, his teaching is rooted in his own experiences as an unwilling German soldier in World War II.

Haworth College of Business alumni recognition program wins award

The Haworth College of Business 30 Under 30 program has received the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Gold Award for Best New Alumni Program. The awards program recognizes outstanding work in the areas of alumni relations, communications, marketing, fundraising and events. The Pride of CASE V competition includes public and private institutions from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Geography professor recognized for watershed hydrology work

Dr. Chansheng He was named a 2019 American Association for the  Advancement of Sciences Fellow for his distinguished contributions to the field of watershed hydrology, particularly using models and spatial technology to study the dynamics of water and nonpoint source pollution.