The College of Education and Human Development held its annual end of the year celebration on April 21 to award students, staff and faculty for their accomplishments. Nine awards in total were given celebrating academic achievement, scholarly research, staff and teaching excellence and collegiality.
April 2023 WMU News
The Pathway Tutoring program started in 2019 through Western’s Department of Psychology, with the mission of reducing the number of students at that time who would've been affected by Michigan’s Read by Grade 3 law.
The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences uses an application to match students with alumni mentors for sharing insights, experiences and passions. Now, the Professional Skills Program is expanding to incorporate monthly workshops and seminars.
She's traveled the world, speaks six languages and has competed internationally at some of the highest levels of swimming, and Zahi Sanchez will soon add Western Michigan University alumna to her impressive resume.
A Western Michigan University integrated supply management student is among six students from across the country to receive a coveted nationwide business scholarship awarded by the Richter Foundation and the Institute for Supply Management's Richter Scholarship Fund. Madison Dober of Lake Orion, Michigan, received a $10,000 award from the foundation and will have the opportunity to be mentored by established executives and former Richter Scholars.
Individuals wishing to address the board during either public comment section must email Dr. Kahler Schuemann at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26.
West Hills Kids Club—Hours of service change April 26-May 5
Western Michigan University research geologist Autumn Haagsma is set to address climate change, carbon storage, and a sustainable, carbon-neutral energy future at the Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) national conference, solidifying and emphasizing the importance of global sustainability in the field of geology.
Western Michigan University’s College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the recipients of the 2022-23 Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards. Recipients were honored during a ceremony on April 6, 2023.
Cade Hine found holistic support and resume-worthy opportunities at Western that propelled him to success in his chosen field.
Amy Bocko, digital projects librarian and associate professor of University Libraries; Dr. Kristina Lemmer, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering; and Kelsey Paschich, assistant professor of dance; have been awarded three-year Presidential Innovation Professorships.
Laila Stein found a new passion for mental health advocacy while pursuing majors in aviation flight science and aviation management.
Quinn Heiser got a jump start on his master's degree in geography while completing his bachelor's degree and received a Department of Defense SMART Award that will fund the remainder of his graduate studies and give him a job at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency once he finishes his master's.
West Hill’s Tyler Norman sat down with member Evelyn a year after completing the Biometrics Nutrition and Fitness program to get her reflections on the program.
Sarah Cook and Haley Jackson, both human resource management students at Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business, are recipients of a highly competitive national scholarship from the Society for Human Resource Management.
The program is a comprehensive online course that covers all aspects of cannabis marketing, from product knowledge, branding and category management, to market research and analytics.
The 2021-22 Career Outcomes Report shows Broncos are overwhelmingly finding success after graduation, both on the job and in classrooms across the country.
TRIO Future Educator Success Program has graduated 275 first-generation or income-eligible students or students with disabilities since its inception in 2010, adding 22 this academic year.
Aspiring Educators of Michigan at WMU receive the Most Improved RSO Award for their rebranding and membership increase at the 2023 Golden Bronco Awards.
Senior Max Roth, from Commerce, Michigan, has been on a journey at Western Michigan University to discover his talents. Double majoring in sales and business marketing and leadership and business strategy, it’s the people he has met and the opportunities available that have helped him realize his fullest potential.
Western's spring graduates hail from 50 countries and will participate in one of four programs beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) at Miller Auditorium. Former U.S. Rep. Fred Upton will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during the first ceremony.
The institutional agreement, originally signed in 2018 and renewed April 17, assists students who are seeking a seamless transition from KCC to WMU that minimizes the loss of earned credits and prevents the duplication of coursework.
The Aspiring Educators of Michigan at WMU hosted their annual, "So, you want to be a Teacher" workshop to introduce students to the field of teaching and learn from education professionals.
Three Western students collaborated on a project for the Senior Engineering Design Conference that is being used as a teaching aid that helps students learn cybersecurity principles.
Bridgitt Cornish, a senior industrial and entrepreneurial engineering student, and her mom, Robyn Cornish, B.S.’98, process automation compliance lead at Pfizer, put an especially unique twist on a senior design project for Pfizer—Bridgitt was a team member and Robyn was a sponsor.
For civil engineering students Sarah Johnson, Victoria Powe and Maddy Landry working with a team representing the Veterans Memorial Park in Colon, Michigan, to redesign the park to meet the vision of its stakeholders was impactful both professionally and personally. “It is such a rewarding experience to be able to bring their project to life, especially since it holds such great community value," says Powe.
Western Michigan University sales students recently took first place in the sales role-play and second overall in the Desert Cup. The ability of WMU Haworth students to close their sales set them apart from competitors, which included 13 other universities.
Dr. Chansheng He's latest Fulbright Specialist Program award will allow him to travel, conduct research and lecture at the National University of Uzbekistan on the watershed science framework, large-scale ecological restoration, and regional climate and water resources
Green is the new black. Student fashion designers at Western Michigan University took sustainability to the stage during their annual spring fashion show.
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences students were able to put their academic knowledge to work for the 72nd Senior Engineering Design Conference, which will be held Tuesday, April 18, at Floyd Hall, home of WMU’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.