Abby Tongue, who is pursuing a dual master's degree in WMU's renowned Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies, will perform live audio description for two upcoming performances at the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.
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Awarded over five years, the grant extends and expands the center's work to support evaluation within the NSF's Advanced Technological Education program and may be the largest single grant the agency has made to support evaluation capacity development.
The renovation of WMU's Dunbar Hall is set to begin in spring 2020, and University officials expect it to be completed in time for fall classes in 2022.
The project addresses transportation gaps for seniors, veterans and people with disabilities and includes a vehicle that is driverless, disabilities accessible and produces zero emissions.
Worse winters over the next few decades and dramatic die-offs of iconic Michigan flora and fauna are all predicted if climate change continues at its current pace. A global change ecologist at WMU explains the science behind Earth's warming and what will have the biggest impact on slowing down warming.
Although not a perfect solution, implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change will be better for the Great Lakes region than practicing business as usual. Humans, birds, fish and trees will be among the main beneficiaries.
The 2017 Broncos brought home one of this year’s awards, making WMU the first institution in Mid-American Conference history to win the NCAA’s prestigious national sportsmanship award.
Except for essential and emergency services, WMU is closed Wednesday, Jan. 23, due to severe weather. All classes are canceled.