Funding will help Western's renowned Autism Center of Excellence bolster services for individuals with severe behavioral challenges.
July 2023 WMU News
Exercise science student Montana Smith visited and toured multiple Korean universities and met with members of the Seoul Metropolitan Council to discuss Western's lab facilities, life on campus, coursework and more.
The hands-on experience that the Western Michigan University sales and business marketing program provides its students helps them launch dream careers, and the Sales Education Foundation agrees, naming WMU Haworth's sales program to its listing of top programs in the country.
A student in WMU's early childhood unified education program, Caitlin Darrah is applying the skills she learned from the program to make her a more effective leader as her club continues to make blankets for patients at Bronson Methodist Hospital.
Multiple emergency vehicles will be visible at Bernhard during this time, although no roads will be affected.
Dr. Staci Perryman-Clark, director of the Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies and professor of English and African American Studies, has been named interim dean of Merze Tate College.
The new game room features a diverse array of gaming experiences designed to encourage fun, play and connection.
Included in the building’s numerous student-focused resources and gathering spaces are two fast-casual restaurants, Starbucks, FedEx, PNC Bank, Buster’s Bookstore and a state-of-the-art dining facility.
Western Michigan University's Allison Hoeksema is preparing preschoolers for their transition to kindergarten this summer as a part of the Broncos Lead Internship Program. A student in WMU's child development and services program, she is working at the Jennings Development Interplex's (JDI) preschool as a paid intern and is receiving professional development from the internship program this summer.
Western Michigan University’s College of Education and Human Development is proud to be the host institution for more than 25 school districts, regional service agencies and multi-district consortiums participating in statewide initiatives aimed at addressing the national teacher shortage.
The center brings together researchers, expertise and resources from multiple STEM disciplines across the University and is funded by a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Working as a youth specialist intern, Western student Donna Soko is a part of the rehabilitation process that prepares youth to return to their communities.
The road to success in accounting at Western taught Felix Sithiphone about grit and having a strong work ethic.
Western Michigan University's Dr. Regena Nelson, professor of early childhood education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies, has been appointed the board president of Kalamazoo County Ready 4s. The organization partners with pre-K classrooms in Kalamazoo County to advance high-quality early education through professional development, tuition assistance and family support.
Dr. Jennifer Harrison, who has been at Western since 2006, has been named interim dean of the College of Health and Human Services. She has served as director of the School of Social Work for the past four years and has been recognized a number of times for her research, collegiality and dedication to ensuring students thrive at the University.
A taste of traveling the wide, expansive globe as a high school student was the inspiration of a lifetime for Emily Kostbade. Now, as a triple major at Western Michigan University, Kostbade’s passion and dedication has been rewarded with the highly acclaimed Boren Awards Scholarship for the African Flagship Language Initiative program.
Teams of two-to-four college students to acted as fraud fighters to uncover a romance scam where individuals pretend to be someone else to manipulate a victim into falling in love with them and sending them money. By design, the students must work independently.