Four candidates for the position of vice president for research

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

Conference on the Arts in Society call for papers

The 13th International Conference on the Arts in Society to be held June 27-29, 2018 invites proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, or colloquia. Submission due date is Nov. 27, 2017.

NSF EAGER grants award of $111,834

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.

WMU Mallinson Institute receives $622,992 NSF grant

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.

Two WMU researchers awarded $905,141 NSF grant

Drs. Charles Henderson and Andrea Beach have received a $905,141 grant from the National Science Foundation to support their work on institutional change in higher education.

October 18

Candidate presentation For the position of vice president for research, Dr. Sherine Obare, WMU, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.

October 23

Colloquium "How might Physics Education Research facilitate the coming computational revolution?" by Dr. Danny Caballero, Michigan State University, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free.

October 24

Candidate presentation For the position of vice president for research, Dr. Richard Inouye, Utah State University, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.

October 26

Candidate presentation For the position of vice president for research, Terri Goss Kinzy, Rutgers University, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.

October 30

Geosciences Seminar Series "Statistical analysis of soil moisture impacts on climate extremes," Lei Meng, Department of Geography and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, WMU, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free.