Drs. Andrea Beach and Charles Henderson launch an effort that positions WMU at the central hub of a network of national educators working to build systemic change that will boost undergraduate academic achievement.
Drs. Patricia Reeves and Jianping Shen will use one of the largest single grants ever awarded to WMU for a three-year effort aimed at intense school leadership development in high-poverty schools across West Michigan.
Presentations by these candidates have been scheduled. All presentations are from 1:30 to 3 p.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 18, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, Dr. Sherine Obare • Tuesday, Oct. 24, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, Dr. Richard Inouye • Thursday, Oct. 26, Rooms 157-159 of the Bernhard Center, Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy • Tuesday, Oct. 31, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, Dr. Kent Keyser
Dr. Xiaoyun Shao, associate professor of civil and construction engineering, and Dr. Pnina Ari-Gur, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have received a National Science Foundation EAGER grant expected to total $111,834.
Dr. Charles R. Henderson, director of WMU's Mallinson Institute for Science Education, has received a National Science Foundation grant of $622,992 in support of his project, which evaluates instructional strategies.
Drs. Fahad Saeed, Wendy Scott Beane and Elena Litvinova have been awarded prestigious NSF CAREER Awards.
Undergraduates Discover Discovery research workshop
For undergraduate WMU students, "Summer Experience: Applying to NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates and Other Summer Programs Outside of WMU," Bernhard Center Brown and Gold Room, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Free.