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Oct. 31, 1999, Kalamazoo MI USA

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October 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.

Volleyball Broncos win two, clinch tournament berth (Oct. 30) WMU rolls to 20-plus win season, 13-0 in MAC.

Football Broncos win 24-10 at Akron (Oct. 30) WMU is 6-0 MAC, clinches MAC West Division title.

Hockey Broncos split series at LSSU (Oct. 30) Broncos' first win at Lake Superior State since 1995.

Volleyball Broncos clinch tournament berth with win at EMU (Oct. 29) WMU gains 20-win season, remains undefeated in MAC.

Hockey Broncos win 4-1 at LSSU (Oct. 29) First win at Lake Superior State since 1995.

Zephine S. Culp (Oct. 28) Former supervisor of academic records died Oct. 17.

Susan E. Burns (Oct. 28) Assistant professor of chemistry died Oct. 9.

WMUK's fund drive soars to successful finish (Oct. 27) WMU's National Public Radio station meets $220,000 goal.

Hockey Broncos travel to Lake Superior State for two matches (Oct. 27) 2nd-place CCHA Broncos at LSSU Oct. 29-30.

Nowak fourth Bronco named MAC Player of the Week (Oct. 26) Volleyball setter leads in assists-per-game in MAC matches.

Sky Broncos capture seventh consecutive regional flying title (Oct. 25) Ohio State is 2nd. Both qualify for next spring's national competition.

Volleyball Broncos 11-0 MAC with two Homecoming wins (Oct. 23) Defeat Marshall and Ohio to remain only MAC unbeaten.

Hockey Broncos split weekend series with Bowling Green (Oct. 23) Broncos 3-2-1 CCHA with win and loss to BGSU.

Football Broncos improve to 5-0 MAC (Oct. 23) Win, 28-0, versus Ball State for first shutout victory since 1995.

Volleyball Broncos 10-0 MAC, defeat Marshall 3-1 (Oct. 22) WMU is 18-3 overall, hosts Ohio Saturday night.

Hockey Broncos win 2-1, remain first in CCHA (Oct. 22) Third straight win for Western, hosts BGSU again on Saturday.

Large field expected for first 5K Campus Classic (Oct. 21) As many as 1,000 runners expected on Homecoming Saturday.

Kalamazoo River cleanup funds okayed by Clinton (Oct. 21) WMU Environmental Institute to receive $1 million.

Broncos launch new Web site (Oct. 21) New and improved Web site at www.wmubroncos.com.

Golf team finishes strong in fall season (Oct. 20) Highest tournament finish in programs two seasons.

Volleyball Broncos 9-0 MAC with win at Miami (Oct. 20) Host Marshall and Ohio on Homecoming weekend.

First-place hockey Broncos host Bowling Green (Oct. 20) WMU early CCHA leader, hosts BGSU Friday and Saturday.

Grad student writes stories of human relationships, gets published (Oct. 19) Christopher Torockio's "Presence" is a collection of 12 independent stories.

Geosciences dedicates mineral collection Oct. 21 (Oct. 19) Extremely fine, unique mineral specimens donated by WMU grad.

Best MAC start in school history for football Broncos (Oct. 16) WMU routs Buffalo, 45-17, for 4-0 MAC record.

Hockey Broncos sweep OSU in Columbus (Oct. 16) Broncos are 2-1-1 after two wins at Ohio State.

Volleyball Broncos 8-0, only undefeated team in MAC (Oct. 15) WMU tops Buffalo, 3-0, plays next at Miami.

Hockey team earns first win at Ohio State (Oct. 15) Broncos are 1-1-1 in CCHA with a 4-2 victory.

Rising NPR program costs send WMUK's fund-raising goal climbing (Oct. 14) New goal is $220,000.

Hockey team travels to Ohio State for two matches (Oct. 13) WMU (0-1-1) seeks first CCHA win.

Volleyball Broncos defeat CMU, now 7-0 in MAC (Oct. 13) Broncos have already clinched winning record for season!

Midnight Mayhem tips off men's basketball season (Oct. 13) Doors open at 11 p.m. Friday and admission is free.

WMU puts on 'great show' Homecoming week (Oct. 12) Homecoming events, Oct. 16-23.

Croatian economist, Milosevic critic speaks Oct. 20 (Oct. 12) Free, public lecture focuses on political and economic changes in Croatia.

Men's XC team wins Michigan Championships (Oct. 9) First among 24 Michigan colleges and universities.

WMU women take second at Michigan XC Championships (Oct. 9) Broncos second among 22 Michigan teams.

Volleyball Broncos remain perfect, 6-0, in MAC (Oct. 9) Traci Morin among nation's leaders in attack percentage.

Football Broncos edge EMU in overtime (Oct. 9) Tim Lester leads WMU to 3-0 record in MAC with 3 TD passes.

Barents, Mieras honored as "Distinguished Alumni" (Oct. 8) Aviation and higher education CEOs are 1999 award recipients

Community service is part of 1999 Homecoming (Oct. 8) Annual "Into the Streets" volunteer program is Oct. 22.

Trustees give President Floyd high marks (Oct. 8) President rewarded with salary increase, praised for past year's accomplishments.

Trustees ratify contracts with faculty union, University police group (Oct. 8) AAUP and Police Officers Association contracts.

Hickey, Perricone to receive honorary degrees (Oct. 8) ABC Network News correspondent and speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Gifts to WMU total nearly $11 million (Oct. 8) Includes increase of $2.9 million in gifts to WMU Foundation.

WMU sets top capital outlay priorities (Oct. 8) Regional collaboration and new facilities for health and human services are the top unfunded priorities.

WMU seeks $12 million in state funds (Oct. 8) Funds to boost engineering, regional collaboration, technology.

Grant total tops $83 million in record research year (Oct. 8) Total includes one-time award of $51 million.

Nearly $1.5 million in grants received (Oct. 8) Grants in July and August total nearly $1.5 million.

Trustees okay four appointments in student affairs (Oct. 8) Appointments in health center, residence life, alcohol and other drug prevention.

WMU adopts $211.3 million budget for 1999-2000 (Oct. 8) Budget increases 6 percent compared with previous year.

Alumnus gives $352,000 for scholarships to increase diversity (Oct. 8) Scholarships go to business students.

Trustees approve retirements of seven faculty, four staff members (Oct. 8)

Appointments of four department chairs approved (Oct. 8)

WMU center gets new name, expands mission (Oct. 8) Institute for Leadership Transformation is now Center for Community Asset Building.

Ameritech awards $150,000 to recruit minority students for teacher preparation (Oct. 8)

Trustees set meeting dates for 2000 (Oct. 8)

Hustoles named University's general counsel (Oct. 8) Carol L.J. Hustoles is chief legal counsel for WMU.

WMU-based mathematics curriculum lauded as exemplary (Oct. 8) U.S. Department of Education praises Core Plus Mathematics Project.

Imaginary Invalid opens University Theatre season (Oct. 7) Moliere's classic farce staged through Oct. 16 in Shaw Theatre.

Volleyball Broncos are 5-0 MAC, best start this decade (Oct. 7) Broncos defeat Northern Illinois, 3-0.

Annual Family Festival weekend (Oct. 5) Friday through Sunday, Oct. 15-17, involves whole families in college life.

Morin is MAC volleyball player of the week (Oct. 5) Third consecutive Bronco named offensive player of the week.

Renowned Detroit area designer is visiting artist (Oct. 5) Ruth Adler-Schnee visits WMU Oct. 12 and 13.

Trustees consider presidential evaluation, labor contracts (Oct. 5) WMU Board of Trustees meet Oct. 7.

Informational open house set for prospective graduate students (Oct. 5) Upper level of Bernhard Center, Oct. 21.

Football Broncos roll over CMU before record crowd (Oct. 2) Broncos are 2-0 MAC with win.

Volleyball Broncos remain perfect in MAC competition (Oct. 2) WMU improves to 12-3, 4-0 MAC with wins at Kent, Buffalo.

Homecoming Campus Classic is open to everyone (Oct. 1) 5K and 1K events, Oct. 23, feature prizes, T-shirts, food and refreshments.

Employee benefits open enrollment continues (Oct. 1) Benefits-eligible WMU employees may change coverage through Oct. 8.

Committee seeks faculty scholar nominations (Oct. 1) Up to three awards of $2,000 will be presented.

Retirement reception will fete Robert Kotecki (Oct. 1) Emeritus in teaching, learning and leadership honored Oct. 7.

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