WMU News

January 31, 2000, Kalamazoo MI USA

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January 2000 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 men suffer road loss at Kent (Jan. 31) Barksdale scores game-high 26 points. Basketball team hosts EMU on Wednesday night.

Broncos take series versus No. 7-ranked Spartans (Jan. 29) Hockey team snaps losing streak with tie and win, both in overtime.

Broncos improve to 7-1 MAC (Jan. 29) Best conference start ever for women's basketball. WMU defeats NIU, 74-64.

Men's basketball team beats Miami at the buzzer (Jan. 29) Barksdale hits winning shot as time expires in 51-49 win.

Broncos skate to tie versus No. 7-ranked Spartans (Jan. 28) Reynaert makes 36 saves. Bishai scores both WMU goals in 2-2 tie.

Men's basketball team falls at Buffalo (Jan. 26) Broncos lose 63-60 at Buffalo, host Miami at noon on Saturday.

Broncos take sole possession of MAC West lead (Jan. 26) Women's basketball rallies from first-half deficit for win at Ball State.

Trustees meet Jan. 28, elect new officers (Jan. 26) Full board meeting is 11 a.m. in Bernard Center.

Former Gateway head speaks at Haworth College (Jan. 26) Latest in business college's Distinguished Speaker Series.

More than 170 employers at Feb. 2 Career Fair (Jan. 26) Fair is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in Bernhard Center.

SRO as hockey Broncos host Spartans, Jan. 28-29 (Jan. 26) Michigan State ranked No. 7 in the nation.

Orientation leaders sought for summer positions (Jan. 25) Qualified students can earn $2,800+. Deadline is Jan. 28.

Broncos defeat Ohio in OT (Jan. 22) Thadus Williams again leads WMU in men's basketball victory.

Bronco women's comeback effort fails (Jan. 22) Basketball team loses to Kent, 75-70, can't overcome huge first-half deficit.

New health and human services home to be built on South Campus (Jan. 21) New $45 million construction will be located on Oakland Drive.

Lecture series highlights diverse American studies perspectives (Jan. 21) Series continues through April.

WMU students win national marketing competition (Jan. 21) Students win all-expense-paid trip to Dallas and $2500.

Aviation dean steps down, focuses on teaching and research (Jan. 21) James Crehan steps down as dean. WMU will move quickly to initiate national search.

Hillenbrand named Distinguished Faculty Scholar (Jan. 21) To be honored at Feb. 8 academic convocation.

Chase, Gambino recognized for teaching excellence (Jan. 21) Geosciences, marketing professors win alumni awards for teaching.

Tour of Turkey and seminar series offer unique learning opportunity (Jan. 21) WMU sponsored tour in May.

MAC undefeated Broncos host Kent (Jan. 20) Women's basketball wins big at Bowling Green, hosts East-leading Kent on Saturday.

Broncos defeat Toledo for second MAC win (Jan. 19) Thadus Williams leads WMU in 77-73 men's basketball victory.

Hockey Broncos travel to Notre Dame (Jan. 19) Broncos at UND this weekend, host Michigan State, Jan. 28-29.

WMU shines at regional theatre competition (Jan. 19) Production of Native Son considered for national recognition.

Women rout Buffalo, improve to 4-0 MAC (Jan. 15) WMU wins first of three MAC contests this week, hosts East-leading Kent on Saturday.

Central Michigan tops men's basketball Broncos (Jan. 15) WMU falls to 1-4 MAC, hosts Toledo on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Hockey team swept in weekend series at Cornell (Jan. 15) Broncos swept for first time this season. Host Michigan State, Jan. 28-29.

Hockey team drops 4-3 decision at Cornell (Jan. 14) Rematch with Cornell is Saturday night.

Whitfield joins pro volleyball league (Jan. 14) WMU senior joins U.S. Professional Volleyball "Dream Team."

Women's basketball team gets road win at Akron (Jan. 12) Erving scores game-high 25 points as the WMU improves to 3-0 MAC.

Men's basketball team gets first MAC win (Jan. 12) WMU hands Bowling Green its first conference loss, 91-82.

Hockey team travels to Cornell, then Notre Dame (Jan. 12) Returns home to host Michigan State, Jan. 28 and 29.

Third Coast Writers' Conference is May 11-13 (Jan. 12) Manuscripts due by March 10, registration deadline is April 11.

Eighteen students receive doctorates in December (Jan. 12) Complete list of doctoral degree recipients.

Bronco women defeat Marshall, are 2-0 in MAC (Jan. 8) WMU wins 63-52, next home contest is Jan. 17 versus Buffalo.

Hockey Broncos split another weekend series (Jan. 8) WMU wins 3-2, loses 3-2 versus Alaska-Fairbanks.

Men's basketball team loses at the buzzer (Jan. 8) WMU falls to 0-3 MAC with 67-66 loss, hosts Bowling Green Jan. 12.

Two Bronco teams and strength coach recognized (Jan. 7) Detroit Rotary Club cites volleyball and men's basketball teams for sportsmanship.

Tecnomatix awards WMU nearly $9 million in software (Jan. 7) Engineering students use new virtual manufacturing software.

MLK birthday observed in series of events, Jan. 17-21 (Jan. 7) Economic power, social justice are key topics. All-University convocation is Jan. 17.

Job profile results will help design compensation system (Jan. 6) WMU non-bargaining employees to return questionnaires by Jan. 21.

Rollover ends Y2K jitters (Jan. 6) Winter semester begins on schedule. System testing continues.

Bronco women defeat Toledo in overtime (Jan. 5) Rookie Koetsier leads WMU in 67-66 win. Broncos are 1-0 MAC, host Marshall Jan. 8.

Climatologist presents public talk on global warming Jan. 7 (Jan. 4) Arizona State climatology director speaks at 3 p.m. Friday.

'Chicago: The Drop-Dead Broadway Musical,' Jan. 11-16 (Jan. 4) Six evening, two matinee performances at Miller Auditorium.

Bronco icers begin second half of season at home (Jan. 4) WMU tied for fourth place, hosts Alaska-Fairbanks Friday and Saturday, Jan. 7-8.

Two assistant football coaches leave WMU for Missouri (Jan. 3) Offensive coordinator Cubit and offensive line coach Pittman resign.

Senior Pauline Oo wins Robeck prize in public relations (Jan. 3) Regional communication association presents award.

Winter semester begins as scheduled (Jan. 3) Residence halls open Jan. 4, classes begin Jan. 5, Y2K rollover is uneventful.

Bronco's fall at Akron in men's basketball (Jan. 2) WMU is 0-2 in MAC with 73-62 loss. Plays next at Northern Illinois.

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