WMU News

Jan. 31, 1999, Kalamazoo MI USA

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January 1999 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.

'America Reads' panel discussion held (Jan. 28) Effort to help children improve reading skills gains momentum during panel discussion, Feb. 11.

Author, poet to represent readings (Jan. 28) Author Leebron at WMU Feb. 11; poet Dunn at Kalamazoo College, Feb. 17.

December doctoral recipients announced (Jan. 28) Fifteen students received doctoral degrees from WMU.

Carlson discusses Olympic scandal on Voice of America (Jan. 26) Live, international call-in/Internet program.

Women's basketball team has two games in three days (Jan. 25) Broncos play at Ball State and host Buffalo in Grand Rapids.

Krause, Franklin elected board officers (Jan. 22) Joan Krause of Grand Rapids and George Franklin of Kalamazoo elected chair and vice chair, respectively.

WMU names former KPH Chapel for local mental health pioneer (Jan. 22) Interfaith chapel named in honor of the late June M. Sherman.

New awards push grant total past $68 million mark (Jan. 22) Federal grants and supplemental corporate award among more than $2.5 million awarded in December.

Academic, staff appointments approved by trustees (Jan. 22) Rogers is director of faculty collective bargaining; Peterson named chair of occupational therapy.

Trustees approve retirements (Jan. 22)

December gift report (Jan. 22) More than $2.4 million in gifts received by WMU Foundation.

WMU expert on Olympics says gift giving, bribery nothing new (Jan. 22) Rampant commercialism is the name of the game when it comes to the Olympics.

WMU picks Kalamazoo for engineering site, expands Battle Creek presence (Jan. 22) Trustees approve recommendations by President Floyd to locate engineering college in Kalamazoo, launch major expansion in Battle Creek.

Supply chain management course begins in February (Jan. 21) Registration deadline is Jan. 28.

WMU program wins designation (Jan. 21) First university in the state to have a graduate program obtain a Provisional Certified Family Life Educator designation.

Undertaker and poet Thomas Lynch to present reading (Jan. 21) Lynch presents reading of his work Thursday, Jan. 28.

New map provides important accessibility information (Jan. 21) For people with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Hockey Broncos travel to RPI, Jan. 22-23 (Jan. 21) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ranked #10 nationally.

University Theatre presents two one-act plays (Jan. 21) "Trouble in Tahiti" and "Trial by Jury" Jan. 28 through Feb. 6.

Board of Trustees meets Friday (Jan. 19) Trustees meet at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, in the Connable Board Room.

Annual Career Fair set for Feb. 4 (Jan. 14) Jobs for seasoned professionals as well as new graduates focus of 21st annual Career Fair.

WMU celebrates King birthday, Jan. 18-23 (Jan. 13) More than 35 free public events and activities.

Paper and printing faculty, students demonstrate their science to local middle school students (Jan. 13) Introduce fourth- through sixth-grade students to careers in paper or printing.

Hockey Broncos host Northern Michigan, Jan. 15 (Jan. 13) Contest at Michigan, Jan. 16, televised locally.

Michigan's high-tech image is topic of meeting at WMU (Jan. 12) Governor's Innovation Forum is expected to attract nationally known technical writers, Jan. 21.

Ethicist discusses 'ignored' issues in health care (Jan. 12) Howard Brody speaks Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Farmer Jack CEO, Burrell executives to speak at WMU (Jan. 12) Doing business as a minority-owned company part of MLK activities, Jan. 18.

National City Corp CEO speaks at WMU Jan. 19 (Jan. 12) David Daberko is part of Haworth Distinguished Speaker Series, Jan. 19.

Campus readies for 10th MLK Day celebration (Jan. 8) More than 35 free public events and activities planned.

For grounds crew, it's 'snow' joke (Jan. 8) WMU deals with snow removal from Blizzard of '99.

High-tech image of state is meeting topic (Jan. 8) Governor's Innovation Forum meets Jan. 21 at Fetzer Center.

Hockey team hosts Alaska Fairbanks, Jan. 8-9 (Jan. 6)

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