Through the leadership of the Native American Affairs Council and collaboration of the Native American Student Council, Western has a number of opportunities to learn more about Native American culture both on and off campus.
October 2022 WMU News
Advertising student Karen Larsen shares her enthusiasm for learning new things and the guidance she has found from her professors at Western Michigan University.
Western's Haworth College of Business helped prepare senior Isabel Henrickson to take on a challenging internship with Atlas Copco, a large industrial manufacturer.
The Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations has developed a month of events related to the release of the new "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" movie. They include talks with comic book writers and artists as well as discussions with thought leaders about integrating popular culture into education.
The Western Michigan University master’s degree in engineering management has earned recertification by the American Society for Engineering Management, making it 1 of just 8 U.S. universities earning the certification globally.
Junior Olivia Bainbridge transfers her athletic skills to her studies as a business law major and tackles the challenge of re-establishing the Business Law Society.
Holly Jemkort will be the first woman in her family to graduate with a bachelor's degree. She talks about finding her passion and pride at Western Michigan University.
Western's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) faculty received a $2.96 million National Professional Development (NPD) Program grant from the U.S. Department of Education aimed at enhancing the number of ESL endorsed teachers in the state.
Sky Broncos qualify for the 2023 NIFA SAFECON nationals set to take place May 8 to 13, 2023, at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Dr. Scott Cowley' winning presentation focused, in part, on his approach to providing hands-on experiences in digital marketing that prepare students for their careers.
The Irving S. Gilmore School of Music is being named for the former philanthropist and arts patron whose legacy includes the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation.
Child life student Julia Bice traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, to complete her internship, increasing not only her workplace skills but her cultural understanding as well.
Western's new undergraduate health administration program, which incorporates both the College of Health and Human Services and Haworth College of Business, will prepare students for in-demand jobs as administrators and leaders in a variety of health care settings.
In addition to a new online voter information tool, Western we again have a satellite clerk's office on campus through the Nov. 8 midterm electitons.
Students from Macomb Community College who are interested in earning a Bachelor of Science in public health from Western can fully transfer their Macomb associate degree credits.
Youth Juvenile Justice Fellows from the Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations will host a judicial forum on juvenile justice on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Alumna Sarah Price encourages students not to be afraid to go out of their comfort zone when applying to internships and first jobs related to their major.
The College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University honored 15 distinguished graduates at the Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony on Friday, October 14, in Miller Auditorium.
Belle Venticinque felt called to teach after growing up working around children. She's solidified her path in early childhood education at Western and with a little encouragement from a family she met while working at a daycare.
A passion for education runs in Audrey Cripps' family. She's finding space to explore that passion and carve her own path in Western's special education program.
Dr. Ann Veeck, professor of marketing, was recently honored with Western Michigan University's Distinguished Teaching Award for 2022. In her own words, Veeck reflects on her nearly 25 years of teaching at the University.
Erin Rogers, a senior in the sales and business marketing program, reflects on her path at WMU Haworth and readies herself for a full-time position at Stryker after graduation.
Aurrigo International PLC, a global leader in transport technology, donated an Auto-Pod to Western's Energy Efficient and Autonomous Vehicle Lab, giving students a proven platform for hands-on education and research opportunities.
The first Black Greek organization established on Western's campus will celebrate the milestone during Homecoming 2022 festivities.
The Bronco Construction Research Center's wind uplift table is the only of its kind in an academic setting in North America. The new hybrid technology further distinguishes Western as a leader in innovative research into wind uplift loading, forces and the associated fatigue that happens during extreme wind events.
Product design student Grace Stibich's innovative Bronco clothing concept featuring water-soluble thread earned her a trip to New York Fashion Week's fall events, giving her a chance to rub elbows with fashion's biggest names.
The regional collaboration will present the virtual film series and discussions on Oct. 12 and Nov. 9.