WMU News

Feb. 28, 1998, Kalamazoo MI USA

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February 1998 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.

Bronco athletic mark to be updated (Feb. 24) Athletic logo will soon have a new look.

Goal ball tournament draws top visually impared athletes (Feb. 24) Six participants from the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics will be among the athletes competing at WMU Feb. 28.

Gary, Janice Cramer set up scholarship (Feb. 24) Scholarship established for high school graduates from Kalamazoo Township.

Workshop will help nurses meet new requirements (Feb. 24) A series of workshops will help nurses meet new continuing education requirements.

Students spend spring break volunteering at 11 sites (Feb. 24) 150 students will be working on volunteer skills during spring break.

HIV programs at WMU prime example of how to do it right (Feb. 24) WMU is Michigan's first state-designated campus to provide an oral antibody test for HIV.

WMU graduate programs rated among the top in the country (Feb. 20) Two graduate programs named by U.S. News & World Report.

Information open house set for prospective graduate students (Feb. 19) First Graduate Program Open House set for March 17.

Expert on social welfare history to speak (Feb. 19) "How Welfare Became a Dirty Word" will be presented March 12.

Febles, Joslin to receive Teaching Excellence Awards (Feb. 19) Superior classroom skills honored at Academic Convocation March 31.

Manuscripts due March 1 for writer's conference (Feb. 17) Third Coast Writers' Conference is April 30-May 2.

Counseling center, internship program earn national recognition (Feb. 17) Counseling and Testing Center recognized for the quality of professional services and graduate training.

New Phi Beta Kappa chapter to be installed Feb. 23 (Feb. 17) WMU will officially receive its charter for Phi Beta Kappa during formal chapter installation.

Rapley to speak as part of Issues in Education (Feb. 12) WMU's role in preparing teachers for the future will be explored in a forum Feb. 17.

WMU students chosen for Disney World College Program (Feb. 12) Twelve students have traveled to Florida to learn about the real world in the land of make-believe.

Concorde to deliver cadets to WMU's aviation facility (Feb. 12) The first group of 16 British Airways cadets will arrive in style next month for training in Battle Creek.

Economist to speak on transition in Central Europe (Feb. 10) Economist who helped engineer economic changes in the Czech Republic will speak Feb. 18.

Latin American historian to speak during Chicano observance (Feb. 10) Dr. Dennis N. Valdes will speak Feb. 20.

African-American speech focus of annual festival (Feb. 10) ebonics, rap music explored as part of Black History Month.

Grant will fund focus on rural schools, communities and writing (Feb. 10) Eight high school and middle school teachers in Southwest Michigan will join forces.

Search committee narrows field (Feb. 6) The Presidential Search Advisory Committee has reduced the number of candidates significantly.

Event to celebrate leadership and service of Haenickes (Feb. 5) Celebration of the leadership and service of President Diether H. Haenicke and his wife, Carol, begins at 8 p.m., March 16.

WMU one of nation's best schools for value (Feb. 5) WMU is one of the 100 best college buys in the United States and has one of the 93 best scholarship programs, according to two new student guide books.

Plano selected as first Outstanding Emeritus Scholar (Feb. 5) Dr. Jack C. Plano, who served on the political science faculty from 1952 to 1987, has been selected as the first Outstanding Emeritus Scholar.

Chairman of Aspen Institute to speak (Feb. 3) Ann McLaughlin, chairman of the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C., will make a presentation as part of this year's Haworth College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series Thursday, Feb. 19.

Search committee to meet Feb. 5 (Feb. 3) The Presidential Search Advisory Committee will begin the screening phase of its search for the next president of WMU with a meeting Thursday, Feb. 5.

Lecture planned on political correctness (Feb. 3) "The Current Condition of Political Correctness" is the subject of a lecture Thursday, Feb. 19.

'Foundation members' chosen for Phi Beta Kappa chapter (Feb. 3) Six faculty members will be inducted into WMU's new chapter of Phi Beta Kappa as "Foundation Members."

Martin Luther King speech airs on WMUK (Feb. 3) WMUK (102.1 FM) will present a historic 90-minute broadcast of Martin Luther King Jr.'s appearance at WMU on December 18, 1963.

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