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April 30, 2000, Kalamazoo MI USA

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April 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.

Women's tennis team wins MAC Championship (April 30) Broncos defeat Marshall 4-0, earn second consecutive trip to NCAA Tournament.

Baseball Broncos take one of four games at Northern Illinois (April 30) WMU falls to fourth place in MAC West standings.

Women's tennis team plays Marshall for NCAA berth (April 30) Broncos defeat Bowling Green 4-0 in MAC Tournament semifinals.

Men's tennis team falls in MAC championship match (April 30) Ball State ends Broncos' reign as conference champs.

Men's tennis team in MAC championship match (April 28) Broncos defeat Toledo, face Ball State in tournament final.

Women's tennis team advances to semifinals (April 28) WMU defeats Northern Illinois, faces Bowling Green in semifinals.

Baseball Broncos win third straight (April 28) WMU wins at Valparaiso, travels to Northern Illinois April 29-30.

Private gifts to WMU up 54 percent (April 27) More than $12 million in cash gifts received so far in 1999-2000 fiscal year.

Baseball Broncos win 11-7 over No. 20 Irish (April 26) Broncos rally from 7-3 deficit to knock off 20th ranked Notre Dame.

Lansing Regional Center to relocate (April 26) Effective Aug. 1 center moves from downtown Lansing to near west side.

High-school Latin lovers to converge on WMU May 5 (April 26) Latin students come to WMU for "Ludi Occidentales MM."

Music professor continues to rack up awards (April 25) C. Curtis-Smith receives Creative Artist Grant.

Trustees approve MSEA contract (April 25) Also approve issuance of bonds, amendments to charitable trusts.

Softball Broncos earn one win at Ball State tripleheader (April 24) Have five road contests this week.

WMU receives $1.3 million for statewide middle school math project (April 24) Program involves 90 school districts.

Race relations institute named for Lewis Walker (April 24) Former chair and professor of sociology was specialist in race relations.

Baseball team wins one of four, avoids sweep (April 24) Broncos are 1-3 versus Central Michigan, host Notre Dame Tuesday.

Intriguing and inspiring stories from Commencement (April 23) Four interesting stories among many from April 22 graduation.

Women's track team takes second at Bronco Invitational (April 23) Broncos finish ahead of Bowling Green, Michigan State.

Men's and women's tennis teams win MAC regular season titles (April 23) Prepare for MAC Championships beginning April 27.

Broadway star and alumna receives honorary degree (April 23) Actress Marin Mazzie receives honorary doctor of fine arts.

Volleyball's George signed to new five-year contract (April 23) Coach's new contract runs through Feb. 2005.

Trustees approve retirements of faculty, staff (April 23)

Former trustee Carmody granted emeritus status (April 22) William Carmody of Shelter Bay, Mich., is trustee emeritus.

Agreement to transfer Wings Stadium to WMU in final stages (April 21) Transfer the 11-acre complex finalized soon.

More than $7.5 million in grants received since January (April 21) Fiscal year-to-date total tops $34 million.

Gilchrist named associate dean (April 21) James Gilchrist appointed as associate dean of College of Arts and Sciences.

Walker named vice provost, directs continuing education (April 21) Louisiana State's Alan Walker comes to WMU July 1.

Trustees approve appointments of three academic department heads (April 21) Appointments in aviation science, nursing, and public affairs and admistration.

Increased operating costs prompt room and board rate changes (April 21) Apartment rental rates will also increase.

New deans named in aviation, education and fine arts (April 20) Trustees approve appointments of David England, Margaret Merrion, Richard Wright.

WMU's mailing address changes to reflect its roots (April 20) New Kalamazoo address includes founding date, 1903 West Michigan.

Baseball team faces Chippewas, home and away (April 20) Broncos host division-leading CMU on Saturday.

Trustees consider administrative appointments, room and board rates (April 19) WMU board meets April 20.

Education expert shares views with local teachers, administrators (April 19) Author Harvey Daniels visits WMU May 4-5.

Softball Broncos lose to league-leading Northern Illinois (April 19) Broncos drop doubleheader to MAC leader.

Sports camps offer athletic training for visually impaired (April 19) Sports programs for young people begin April 30.

Lone home meet for women's track is this Saturday (April 18) WMU hosts Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Michigan State.

Baseball Broncos sweep Sunday doubleheader (April 17) WMU wins 3 of 4 games in weekend action vs Eastern Michigan.

Pablo Neruda among authors featured in new Third Coast magazine (April 17) Spring issue now on sale.

Professor speaks on environmentally sensitive issues (April 17) Dr. Sime Curkovic addresses supply management practices, May 5.

Women's tennis team improves to 6-1 MAC (April 16) Broncos defeat Ball State, Bowling Green, wrap up regular season next weekend.

Softball Broncos sweep doubleheader in dramatic fashion (April 16) WMU earns a pair of one-run victories over Eastern Michigan.

Annual event helps students gear up for finals week (April 16) Finals Finish is Monday and Tuesday, 8 p.m. to midnight.

Market crash likely linked to tax day (April 15) Recently published book by WMU's Anthony Cataldo documents tax-day impact on market.

Student-athletes honored at sports banquet (April 15) List of award recipients in basketball, cross country, gymnastics, soccer, synchronized skating.

President Floyd withdraws as candidate for Florida presidency (April 14) WMU president was finalist for University of Florida presidency.

Students win $2,500 summer research grants (April 14) Ten students in the Lee Honors College earn stipends.

WMU awards 2,473 degrees in commencement ceremonies April 22 (April 14) Web video available for all three ceremonies.

Hawkins completes Bronco men's basketball staff (April 14) Quincy University coach completes Robert McCullum's staff.

WMU emeriti among top food industry leaders of past century (April 13) Neschich and Haynes make MFBA's century list.

Students studying abroad in WMU-approved program (April 13) Complete list of winter semester participants.

Hockey Broncos add three recruits (April 13) Coach Culhane puts recruiting emphasis on goal scoring and competitiveness.

Softball team earns doubleheader split with Oakland (April 13) Broncos gain first win at home, return to MAC competition Friday.

Golfers host Chicago State in home finale (April 12) Broncos add match Friday, prepare for MAC Championships.

Women's track team faces Bowling Green, Youngstown State (April 12) Broncos travel to Bowling Green Saturday.

Men's track team travels to Bowling Green Invitational (April 12) WMU takes on three MAC opponents at meet this Saturday.

Three students to present at national research conference (April 12) WMU students at National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Forensics team takes third in state tournament, heads for nationals (April 12) Fourteen WMU students qualify for nationals.

Educational technology in spotlight at annual conference (April 12) College of Education sponsored conference is Friday at Fetzer Center.

Four students receive Michigan service awards (April 12) Michigan Campus Compact presents awards Saturday in East Lansing.

Baseball Broncos drop doubleheader to Bowling Green (April 11) WMU falls to 2-6 MAC, hosts Eastern Michigan April 15-16.

Men's tennis team posts 3-0 road trip (April 11) Broncos knock off Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Toledo, travel to Bowling Green next.

Golf team finishes third at inaugural Bronco Invitational (April 11) Broncos host Chicago State on Friday, April 14.

Gymnasts finish fifth at National Invitational Tournament (April 10) Broncos conclude season with improved showing at NIT.

Women's tennis team beats nationally ranked Marquette (April 10) Broncos win three straight, also defeat Toledo and Eastern Michigan.

Baseball Broncos hand Miami first MAC loss (April 10) WMU wins 4-3 to split doubleheader with Miami.

NSF gives $2.8 million to new doctoral training program (April 10) WMU faculty help develop BART (Biosphere Atmosphere Research and Training) program.

Volunteers sought for sports camps for visually impaired teenagers (April 9) Sports camps in Flint and at WMU begin April 30.

Finals Finish will help students 'get in gear' (April 9) Faculty and staff volunteers needed April 17-18.

West Hills A.C. renovations begin May 1 (April 9) Phase I improvements scheduled for completion by Sept. 1.

WMUK sweeps Associated Press awards (April 9) Public radio station sweeps Michigan Associated Press news documentary awards.

Students win scholarships for volunteer service (April 9) Ten students receive award for outstanding volunteer service.

Singapore home to first overseas MBA program for WMU (April 9) First overseas MBA program commences in May.

Host families needed (April 8) Colleagues International is arranging for three or more groups to visit this year.

Eleventh annual pow wow set for April 8 and 9 (April 7) More than 8,000 people expected at University Arena for Native American event.

Forensics team takes third in statewide tournament (April 7) Fourteen WMU students qualified for national tournament, April 13-17.

Expert to examine ethical interventions and communication (April 7) W.F. Santiago-Valles speaks on April 13.

University Theatre presents Hay Fever (April 6) Noel Coward comedy runs through April 15 in Shaw Theatre.

Baseball Broncos earn split at Illinois (April 6) WMU hosts Bowling Green on Saturday, Miami on Sunday.

New virtual lab allows teachers to try out techniques (April 6) New virtual learning lab unveiled at open house, April 14.

First foray into e-marketing a success, say students, professor (April 6) Students complete WMU's first e-marketing course.

Business Technology and Research Park has Web site (April 5) New Web site features maps, preliminary architech's renderings.

Panel discussion to focus on graduate writing (April 5) Role of writing in graduate education is the focus of the discussion, April 6.

McCullum fills two of three assistant coaching positions (April 5) Lorenzo Neely and Clayton Bates join men's basketball staff.

Craig tapped for assistant general counsel position (April 5) Attorney specializing in higher education law comes to WMU.

Golf team hosts inaugural Bronco Invitational (April 5) Broncos host nine-team field at The Moors, Sunday and Monday, April 9-10.

Men's track team competes at Indiana Triangular (April 5) Men finish second at Notre Dame Quadrangular, face Indiana and Ball State.

Women's track team takes on Indiana in dual meet (April 5) Broncos finish third at Notre Dame Quadrangular.

Spring football game is Thursday night at Waldo Stadium (April 5) Tailgate begins at 4:30 p.m., game at 6:30 p.m.

Evelyn A. Monroe (April 5) Former staff member in the Career Planning and Placement Office died March 11.

New device allows people without limbs to operate TV, lights (April 4) New voice-activated technology for people with disabilitites.

Synchronized Skating teams complete inaugural seasons (April 4) Broncos are fifth of seven teams in national collegiate championships.

Golf team is 2nd at Spring Laker Invitational (April 2) Highest tournament finish ever for second-year Bronco team.

Women's tennis team suffers first MAC loss (April 2) WMU wins at Miami, but falls 4-3 at Marshall.

Redenius named to GTE Academic All-District Team (April 1) Senior captain on Bronco hockey team will be on national ballot.

Public invited to GradART Open House (April 1) Showcase of painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture is Friday.

Do you have a WMU license plate? (April 1) Alumni Association invites photos of vanity plates that feature WMU.

Verser promoted to community outreach position (April 1) Trudy Verser heads external affairs for Haworth College of Business.

Who Wants to be a Bronco Billionaire? (April 1) Quiz show format used to train new residence hall student staff.

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