WMU News

May 31, 2000, Kalamazoo MI USA

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May 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.

Learn more about electronic theses and dissertations (May 30) Virginia Tech expert visits campus June 2 for series of presentations.

Educational programs coincide with Fish for All exhibit tour (May 26) Fish for All exhibit tours Midwest museums.

Gift of 18th century book boosts Anglo-Saxon studies (May 26) Book penned by the first woman known to study Anglo-Saxon history.

Writer, psychology student garner University Dames scholarships (May 26) Doctoral students Alvero and Wesley receive scholarships.

WMU students win STAR Award for volunteer efforts (May 26) Speech pathology major and honors student group are honored.

Biological sciences awards honors and scholarships (May 26) Complete list of recipients and awards.

WMU exec named to national economic development council (May 25) William Cotton named to American Economic Development Council.

Group to study business practices in Southeast Asia (May 25) Twenty-five students and faculty in Malaysia and Singapore June 16-27.

Leelanau Holistic Institute is unique educational experience (May 25) Program begins July 30.

Brink, Gernhofer Named to GTE Academic First Team (May 24) Men's tennis standouts top ballot in five-state District IV voting.

Sky Broncos take second at national championships (May 24) WMU's Jesse Coeling finishes third in "Top Pilot" competition.

Women's business expert to outline certification process (May 24) WBDC presentations are June 2 and June 8.

How to secure contracts with large companies (May 24) Pharmacia executive presents at June 1 WBDC program.

Hockey Broncos announce 2000-01 schedule (May 23) Home schedule includes Michigan, MSU, and two matches Homecoming weekend.

Men's track team finishes second at MAC Championships (May 22) Damian Sherck takes first place in 1500 meter run.

Women's track concludes season at MAC Championships (May 22) Broncos disappointing with 10th-place finish.

Sky Broncos capture second place in national flying championship (May 22) Ninth consecutive top-three finish.

Men's track team heads to MAC Championships (May 18) Broncos vie for MAC title May 18-20 at Buffalo.

Women's track team competes at MAC Championships (May 18) Seven seniors conclude careers at championships, May 18-20.

Pilot health programs to focus on diabetes, heart disease (May 18) WMU family members invited to participate in focus groups.

Safe on Campus training sessions planned (May 18) Two-hour orientation scheduled for May 25 and July 11.

Wm. John Upjohn (May 17) First president of the WMU Foundation died May 9.

Reunion Weekend is June 10 (May 17) Class of 1950 celebrates 50th reunion. Registration deadline is May 26.

Economic development course draws professionals from around U.S. (May 17) Sixth annual MEDC is June 11-16.

Disability Services gets glowing re-accreditation report (May 16) Oakland Drive clinic praised by accreditation commission.

Sky Broncos in Mississippi for national flying championship (May 16) Fourteen-member team in championships May 16-20.

Baseball season ends with three loses to Toledo (May 15) Broncos eliminated from MAC playoffs on final day of regular season.

World's graph theory experts connect at WMU (May 15) Ninth international mathematics conference is June 4-9.

Conference explores relationship with Asia/Pacific (May 15) Academic and corporate experts convene at WMU June 2-3.

Honaman earns softball district all-academic team honors (May 14) Elementary education major is also two-time MAC academic honoree.

Baseball Broncos can clinch playoff berth today (May 14) WMU splits doubleheader with Toledo, moves ahead of NIU in playoff race.

Broncos fall to South Carolina in NCAA tourney (May 14) Women's tennis season ends with 5-1 loss in NCAA Tournament.

Sigmund software introduced into engineering courses (May 12) Varatech donates $1.92 million in manufacturing software.

Forty-seven business scholarships awarded (May 12) Complete list of recipients and awards.

Controversy over Confederate flag will be 'gone with the wind' (May 12) WMU's John Clark says controversy will end, symbol will remain.

President Floyd comments on proposed state appropriation (May 12) President is pleased with proposed higher education appropriation.

Broncos blast Michigan State 11-5 (May 12) Baseball team hosts Toledo Saturday and Sunday in crucial playoff-race series.

Mock trial team claims five awards in first year of competition (May 12) Three students receive individual honors.

Baseball's Seestadt earns GTE Academic Award (May 11) Industrial engineering major makes District IV All-Academic team.

June 24 Commencement schedule announced (May 11) Ceremonies are 9 and 11:30 a.m. at Miller Auditorium.

Writers' conference brings successful, aspiring authors to WMU (May 11) Third Coast conference, public readings today through Saturday.

Prep star Reggie Berry signs with Broncos (May 11) Men's basketball team signs Texas prep star, 6-4 guard.

Baseball Broncos defeat UIC, host Michigan State (May 11) WMU hosts Spartans today, Toledo this weekend in key series.

Senior honors student is WMU's first Udall Scholar (May 10) Heather Gott wins prestigious scholarship from Udall Foundation.

WMU students take top competition honors (May 9) WMU takes top honors in Yellow Pages national advertising design competition.

Sky Broncos head to national flying championship (May 9) National championships are May 16-20 in Mississippi.

Scholar studies coexistence of cyberculture and 'real life' (May 9) Romanian scholar compares cyber society to past changes in society.

Baseball team wins two of four games at Ball State (May 8) Broncos remain in chase for MAC playoff berth.

Men's track team a close second at Central Collegiates (May 7) Broncos edged by 1.5 points in closest CCC meet in 30 years.

Baseball team continues playoff chase (May 7) Broncos post split in Saturday doubleheader at Ball State.

Softball Broncos win three straight to conclude season (May 7) WMU sweeps Toledo, Worden concludes coaching career with 321 wins.

Book on medieval civic triumph ritual wins Grundler Prize (May 7) UCLA's Gordon Kipling wins annual award.

Softball Broncos hold Toledo to one hit (May 6) WMU wins 2-0, concludes season with doubleheader today at Ebert Field.

Worden resigns as softball coach (May 5) Winningest coach in WMU softball history concludes 13-year career.

Women's tennis team meets South Carolina in NCAA tourney (May 5) Broncos seeded No. 3 in tourney at South Bend May 13-14.

Staff Service Excellent Award nominations due May 12 (May 5) Four staff members will receive $1,000 awards for excellence.

Everett Tower closed for remodeling (May 5) Math and physics move to Rood Hall until renovations are completed Aug. 1.

WMUK's spring fund-raising campaign meets goal early (May 5) Public radio station exceeds $115,000 goal in only four days.

Philip S. Denenfeld (May 5) Provost and vice president emeritus for academic affairs died May 4.

Top high school fine arts students gather at WMU (May 4) Michigan Youth Arts Festival draws 800 students, May 11-13.

Trustees approve real estate moves (May 4) WMU acquires hangar at Kellogg airport, property on west edge of Kalamazoo campus.

Design student places third in state competition (May 4) Interior design student, Sarah Teer of Grand Blanc, Mich., earns honor.

Softball team drops 2-1 decision at Michigan State (May 4) Broncos close out season with three home games Friday and Saturday.

Baseball Broncos rout Detroit 18-2 (May 4) Mike Scott drives in six runs at Detroit, WMU hosts Michigan State on Tuesday, May 9.

WMU closes freshman admissions (May 3) Second straight year freshman admissions closed because of record number of applicants.

WMU professor says Microsoft opinions are solid law (May 3) Norman Hawker says higher courts unlikely to reverse decisions.

Softball Broncos sweep Detroit with two shutouts (May 3) Final home games are Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, versus Toledo.

National leaders in communication ethics gather at Gull Lake (May 3) WMU hosts ethics conference May 11-14.

Golf team finishes sixth at MAC Championships (May 1) Golfers conclude second season with school record three-round total.

Men's basketball team signs junior college standout (May 1) Broncos sign Kankakee College's Robby Collum.

Vikings, vamps and Java script (May 1) Nearly 3,000 medieval scholars invade Kalamazoo for 35th International Congress, May 4-7

Using the Internet in business is next topic in series (May 1) Former bank executive and small-business owner shares insights, May 4.

WMU computer administrator honored (May 1) Robert L. Johnson receives STAR Award, is finalist for Governor's Service Awards.

Students, teachers, to step into Summer Dance Institute (May 1) Registration deadline in June 15 for dance institute, July 9-14.

Report on HIV education programs features WMU (May 1) National report sites WMU as model campus-based program.

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