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March 31, 2000, Kalamazoo MI USA

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March 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.

Golf team at Grand Valley tourney this weekend (March 31) Broncos finish 11th of 18 teams at Springlake Classic in Florida.

P&G donates rights to more than 100 patents to WMU (March 30) Procter & Gamble donates advanced technology rights for commercial development by WMU researchers.

Hockey awards reception is April 15 (March 30) Sponsored by Blue Line Club and open to the public.

Workshop focuses on disciplining without stress, rewards, punishment (March 30) Workshop is May 1 in Grand Rapids.

Candidates for College of Fine Arts dean visit campus (March 29) First of four public presentations is Monday, April 3.

Women's Business Development Center seeks feedback (March 29) Business dean Schmotter leads public evaluation of program April 6.

Impact of managed care examined by visiting expert (March 29) Stanford University's Laurence Baker speaks at WMU April 5.

News conference Thursday to announce major technology transfer (March 28) WMU to receive patented technology that could revolutionize a major national industry.

Spring practice underway for football team (March 28) Culminates with annual Spring Game April 6 at Waldo Stadium.

Alumna has role in ABC-TV's "Wonderland" (March 28) Dwandra Nickole in medical drama beginning Thursday, March 30.

Interim nursing director gets honorary degree (March 27) Alice Baumgart receives honorary degree from University of British Columbia.

President Floyd to address ethics of university presidency (March 27) Center for the Study of Ethics in Society presentation April 3.

Baseball Broncos fall in tournament title game (March 26) WMU is 3-2 in tourney, loses title game to Cleveland State by one run.

DaimlerChrysler president to speak at alma mater (March 24) James Holden is latest in Distinguished Speaker Series, April 4.

Week-long summer camp to focus on careers in aviation (March 24) Program targeted toward students age 14-18.

Dana VP next speaker in global business lecture series (March 24) William Hoenes speaks at WMU, April 6.

What women want (March 24) Gender gap on Web usage decreasing, but gender differences in Web use continue according to "NET Results."

WMUK spring fund-raising goal up 15 percent (March 23) Public radio station fund-raising, April 3-7, seeks $115,000.

APA/PSSO spring luncheon is April 7 (March 23) "Your Recipe for Success" is theme of staff organizations luncheon.

Zest staff assist with weight and cardiovascular training (March 23) Can support you in your fitness endeavors.

Annual Music and Dance Library sale March 28-29 (March 23) Books, music, LP records, cassettes and videos offered for sale.

Platinum Awards event to honor 70 talented students (March 23) First Platinum Awards celebration is 6 p.m. March 24 in Bernhard Center.

Football schedule changes, updates announced (March 23) Opener at Wisconsin moved to Aug. 31. Starting times announced.

Campus food drive begins March 27 (March 22) Two-week campaign on WMU Kalamazoo campus supports local food bank.

Two faculty members, seniors earn MAGB awards (March 22) Michigan Association of Governing Boards presentation March 28

Presentation takes feminist view on freedom of speech (March 22) Nancy Cornwell discusses First Amendment March 28.

English is new staff member in University Relations (March 22) Jessica English covers business and honors colleges, other areas.

Top seniors honored in March 23 ceremony (March 21) 20th annual Presidential Scholars Convocation recognizes 45 students.

Racial makeup of welfare recipients explored in presentation (March 21) Bogart Leashore speaks March 22 at 7 p.m.

First Emirates Airlines cadets get WMU wings (March 21) Seven cadets earn wings at March 23 College of Aviation ceremony.

Baseball team picked to finish No. 2 in MAC West (March 21) Coaches' poll predicts Ball State and Miami as division winners.

Broncos set attendance records in three sports (March 20) Football, women's basketball, volleyball attract growing number of fans.

Kellogg chairman to be honored by Food Marketing Program (March 20) Arnold Langbo to be honored Tuesday, March 28.

Hockey Broncos among nation's most-improved teams (March 20) Highlights of first season under coach Jim Culhane.

Bronco Daryl Andrews signs pro hockey contract (March 20) Senior defenseman signs with NHL New Jersey Devils.

International Photo Contest winners on the Web (March 19) Karen DiLaura and Amber Campbell are Grand Prize winners.

Casperson is MAC gymnastics Coach of the Year (March 18) Broncos' Lori Gerhardt earns All-MAC Second Team honors.

Southwest Regional Center moves to Lake Michigan College (March 17) WMU and LMC officially announce Benton Harbor partnership.

AWG chief to be honored by alma mater (March 16) Doug Carolan to receive Food Marketing Outstanding Alumni award.

Last opportunities for feedback on Campus Master Plan (March 16) Final sessions are March 21 and 23.

Broncos bow to DePaul, 69-64, in WNIT (March 15) DePaul uses bench strength, pulls away in final minute for win.

Students return to Hoekje following Wednesday morning fire (March 15) One student sustains minor injuries, treated and released.

State forensics competition at WMU this weekend (March 15) WMU team among participants, qualifying event for nationals.

WMU writer pens memoir of brother's life and death (March 15) J.D. Dolan presents five public readings in Michigan, Indiana.

Food industry execs to gather for 35th WMU conference (March 15) Food Marketing Conference is March 27-28.

McCullum is new men's basketball coach (March 15) Illinois assistant Robert McCullum will lead Bronco men's basketball.

Residence hall fire quickly brought under control (March 15) Fire in Hoekje Hall, one student sustains minor injuries.

Koetsier named freshman All-American (March 13) Women's Basketball News Service picks WMU star as among the nation's best.

University Theatre presents 'Wolf Child' March 16-25 (March 13) Youth theatre production includes special children's ticket price.

Broncos host DePaul Wednesday in WNIT (March 12) Women's basketball team hopes to surpass last year's record crowd in University Arena.

Broncos eliminated in CCHA playoffs (March 11) WMU loses 4-2 and 6-2 at Michigan in first round of hockey playoffs.

Gymnasts finish second in MAC regular season (March 11) Broncos lose at CMU, prepare for MAC Championships March 18.

Broncos drop playoff opener at Michigan, 4-2 (March 10) Best-of-three hockey series continues Saturday night in Ann Arbor.

Four education dean candidates visit campus (March 10) Public presentations are March 13-22 at Fetzer Center.

University community invited to help with asthma focus groups (March 10) University Health Management Group seeks asthmatics or parents of asthmatics to participate in focus group.

Twelve staff members honored (March 10) Receive semiannual Staff Service Excellence Awards.

Hillenbrand will talk on phonetic perception (March 10) Distinguished Faculty Scholar speak March 13.

Final AGE talk March 21 (March 10) George DeMaagd, "Pharmacology and Aging," is final lecture in series.

Beech organizes Syria trip (March 10) Two-week historical / archaeological tour in September is open to WMU community.

Award-winning high school students mentored by WMU researcher (March 10) Battle Creek students win $30,000 Siemens Westinghouse competition.

WMU to help develop next generation of Internet technology (March 10) Part of Internet2 partnership of research universities, industry and government

WMU schedules open house for prospective students (March 10) Open houses are Saturdays, March 18 and 25.

Annual International Festival is March 19 (March 10) Features food, performances, displays from more than 20 countries.

Luxury, excess and happiness explored by visiting scholar (March 10) "When is enough, enough?" Cornell's Robert Frank, March 22.

Hush Puppies global chief discusses Asian/Pacific business (March 10) Global sourcing chief speaks March 22 at Haworth College.

Award-winning poet to present reading March 23 (March 10) Beckian Fritz Goldberg reads from her work, March 23.

Teleconference to determine agenda (March 9) Will develop agenda for women's issues in higher education, March 27 and 29.

Powell twice honored by professional groups (March 9) Vice president for student affairs to receive Maude Stewart Award.

Zest for Life offers free fitness testing (March 9) Available to WMU benefits-eligible employees and their spouses.

NSF funds 80 scholarships in technical fields (March 8) Part of $220,000 National Science Foundation grant awarded to WMU.

New approaches in caring explored in nursing presentation (March 8) University of Colorado's Jean Watson speaks March 16.

Visiting scholar to discuss business trends in the supply chain (March 8) University of Oklahoma's Daugherty speaks March 16.

WMU takes fifth place in national Ethics Bowl (March 8) Sixth intercollegiate national competition was Feb. 24 in Washington, D.C.

Forensics team sponsors statewide tournament March 17-18 (March 8) Qualifying tournament for national competition.

Broncos begin CCHA Tournament at Michigan (March 8) First playoffs for Broncos since 1997 begin Friday in Ann Arbor.

Web survey available for IT strategic plan (March 8) University community invited to contribute to planning through survey.

Donewald relieved of coaching duties (March 6) Search for new men's basketball coach to begin immediately.

Hockey Broncos split series with Ferris State (March 4) WMU travels to Michigan, March 10-12, for CCHA playoffs.

Toledo stuns Broncos 64-55 in MAC semi-finals (March 3) Women's basketball team now waits for possible NIT bid.

Students and employers linked through Virtual Internship Fair (March 3) More than 50 employers, 800 students to participate March 13-24.

Communication students receive scholarships (March 3) Michael Citarella and Heather Strole receive Radio Alliance awards.

Workshop offered on exporting to Asian/Pacific markets (March 3) March 24 workshop at WMU's Grand Rapids Center.

Expert on problem children conducts workshops (March 3) Registration deadline for March 23-24 sessions in March 17.

Race and class expert to talk on tourism and globalization (March 3) New York University's Steven Gregory at WMU, March 13-14.

Design student accepted to Steelcase University 2000 (March 3) Jennifer Rigterink, Hamilton, Mich., is first WMU student accepted.

Panel to explore ethical questions facing criminal justice (March 3) Judge, prosecutor, police inspector form March 16 panel.

Miller Auditorium presents Jekyll & Hyde (March 3) Eight performances, Tuesday through Sunday, March 7-12.

Broncos drill Bowling Green in MAC quarterfinal (March 3) Broncos win 87-63, face Toledo in semi-final tonight.

Dobney selected as new provost and vice president (March 2) Fredrick J. Dobney selected to replace Timothy Light beginning July 1.

Erving, Koetsier and Mueller named All-MAC (March 2) Three women's basketball stars earn all-conference honors.

Men's basketball season ends with loss at Ohio (March 1) Broncos lose 77-52 in first round of MAC Tournament.

Smithsonian exhibition of Fakeye work featured on Web (March 1) Works by famed Nigerian sculptor include piece from WMU collection.

President Floyd to speak at Issues in Education Forum (March 1) Floyd is keynote speaker March 16 at Fetzer Center.

Jaimy Gordon, Herb Scott to give readings at WMU (March 1) Creative writing faculty read from their work March 15.

Women's soccer announces seven recruits (March 1) Impressive class includes two from Livonia (Mich.) Stevenson state champion teams.

Eric Pogue drafted to play professional soccer (March 1) Pogue is second-round selection of A-League Hershey Wildcats.

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