January 2021 WMU News

Fullbright Scholar visiting WMU's vision studies programs

During his time as a Fulbright Scholar at Western,  Dr. Patrick Emeka Okonji will also spend time in the low vision clinic at the Unified Clinics at WMU to explore ways to incorporate clinical education in low vision rehabilitation preparation.

WMU trustees to elect officers for 2021 in meeting Thursday

At their next meeting, WMU trustees will select among them a chair and a vice chair to lead the board. They also are expected to confirm the appointments of three University officers to serve the board as secretary, treasurer and assistant secretary and assistant treasurer.

South campus transformation moves forward with opening of Arcadia Flats

Western Michigan University's vision for the future of campus life is becoming a reality. The first group of students moved into the newly constructed Arcadia Flats apartments—a project that leads revitalization efforts in Hilltop Village, on the south end of campus.

Art galleries reopen to public at WMU

The Richmond Center for Visual Arts is ready to welcome visitors back in person on Tuesday, Jan. 19, featuring the work of assistant professor Patrick D. Wilson. A number of enhanced safety measures are in place.

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing event offered as students return to campus

Drive-thru testing will be available by appointment at Sindecuse Health Center on Friday, Jan. 15, and Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 19 to 21, from 8:15 a.m. to noon each day. Enrolled students, benefits-eligible employees and temporary employees may make their appointment using the health center's online patient portal.

Virtual career fairs to connect WMU students to employers

WMU's virtual events from Wednesday, Feb. 3 through late May are free and open to the public, although tailored to college students and recent college graduates. Hundreds of employers are looking to fill full- and part-time jobs as well as internships and co-op positions.