WMU News

August 31, 1997, Kalamazoo MI USA

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August 1997 WMU News Archive
Stories are listed in descending order by release date, beginning with the most recent. Click on the headline for the full story.

Grand opening set for Campus Cinema (Aug. 29) Western Michigan University officials and community leaders will participate in the grand opening Friday, Sept. 5, of WMU's new Campus Cinema. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the theatre, which is located at the corner Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on the University's East Campus.

Collaborative effort could become national model (Aug. 28) Western Michigan University, Michigan Special Olympics and the city of Kalamazoo have joined forces in a project that could become a national model for increasing Special Olympics participation.

WMU program wins top accreditation (Aug. 28) Western Michigan University's interior design program has earned the highest accreditation level offered by the nation's only accreditation agency dedicated to interior design.

WMU back to school events slated (Aug. 19) Wednesday, Sept. 3, marks the first day of classes and the beginning of WMU's fall semester. The preceding weekend and the first part of the week are full of activities.

WMU teams up with Kalamazoo beauty shop to promote health (Aug. 19) A haircut, a manicure and a blood pressure screening? It may sound unusual, but that's the regimen for a women's health care initiative involving Western Michigan University, the Black Nurses Association and the Mane Attraction, a beauty salon in Kalamazoo.

Alumni invited to Southwest Fest '97 (Aug. 14) Western Michigan University alumni across the region and their families and friends are being invited to Southwest Fest '97 at WMU's Waldo Stadium Saturday, Sept. 20, for a football game between the Broncos and the University of Toledo Rockets.

Alumnus to fund history professorship at WMU (Aug. 12) A former military officer and CIA official will establish a permanent endowment fund to support a history professorship at Western Michigan University.

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