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November 30, 2000, Kalamazoo MI USA

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November 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.

Musical comedy 'She Loves Me' runs through Dec. 3 (Nov. 28) University Theatre stages musical in the style of a 1940s radio show.

25 Year Club welcomes 38 new members (Nov. 28) Thirty-eight faculty and staff members inducted into 25 Year Club, Nov. 29, at the Bernhard Center.

Rap artist Chuck D featured speaker for MLK Week (Nov. 27) Featured at MLK Convocation, Jan. 16, 2001, celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Music professor awarded Barlow commission (Nov. 27) Coveted Barlow Endowment commission awarded to Curtis Curtis-Smith.

Cheyenne fluteman Joseph Fire Crow performs Nov. 29 (Nov. 27) Native American Heritage Month activities conclude with concert by international recording artist.

'A Christmas Carol' at Miller for one performance (Nov. 27) Charles Dickens' holiday classic staged Friday, Dec. 1.

Volleyball Broncos win MAC championship (Nov. 26) WMU advances to NCAA Tournament, four Broncos named to all-conference teams.

Joseph Fire Crow in concert Nov. 29 (Nov. 22) Native American Heritage Month activities conclude with concert by international recording artist.

Senior engineering projects showcased Nov. 28 (Nov. 22) Conference on Senior Engineering Design Projects is Tuesday at Bernhard Center.

Noted lecturer explores the meaning of Chinese art (Nov. 22) WMU presents guest lecturer Alfred Murck Nov. 30 at KIA.

WMU closed due to severe winter weather (Nov. 21) Kalamazoo campus is closed today, Nov. 21, 2000, except for essential services.

'Spirit of the Dance' at Miller Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 20) Irish dance company performs two shows only on Saturday, Nov. 25.

WMU student wins international recording competition (Nov. 17) Rachel Flanigan takes top prize at Audio Engineering Society convention in Los Angeles.

Ameritech grant will boost number of minority teachers (Nov. 17) Grant helps College of Education recruit and retain more minority students.

Music therapy students awarded AMBUCS scholarships (Nov. 17) Four graduate students awarded $400 scholarships by Kalamazoo AMBUCS.

Florida Secretary of State's decisions are rash (Nov. 16) WMU legal expert says arbitrary decisions made hastily encourage legal challenges, prolong process.

WMU News changes sports coverage (Nov. 15) Readers linked to wmubroncos.com for scores and daily sports news.

Film society presents local debut of 'Hamlet' (Nov. 15) WFS debuts modern 'Hamlet' with Ethan Hawke, Julia Stiles, Bill Murray, Nov. 17-19.

WMU study of charter schools details influence of for-profit firms (Nov. 15) Complete report available through Evaluation Center Web site.

Volleyball's Pope earns conference honor (Nov. 14) Junior middle blocker Zakiya Pope is MAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week.

WMU professor helps Liberian youths rebuild lives (Nov. 13) Social work's Susan Weinger helps youths in courty torn apart by bloody civil war .

WMU grad tops 54,000 others nationally in CPA exam (Nov. 13) April Haworth College grad Paul Cameron Walker earns nation's best score.

August doctoral recipients announced (Nov. 13) Complete list of August doctoral recipients.

Monster Match: Ball State 15-1 at WMU 15-1 (Nov. 11) Volleyball Broncos win 14th straight with 3-0 sweep at CMU, host Ball State Nov. 17.

Hockey win streak now at seven (Nov. 11) WMU sweeps Niagara for longest winning streak since 1995, plays at Michigan State, Nov. 17.

Broncos in must-win finale with Eastern Michigan (Nov. 11) Football win streak ends at CMU, Broncos need victory Nov. 18 to gain MAC West title.

Hockey Broncos extend win streak (Nov. 10) WMU wins 4-1 at Niagara for sixth straight victory.

Volleyball Broncos chase Ball State for best record (Nov. 10) Broncos win 13th consecutive match, improve to 14-1 MAC.

Electoral politics expert speaks at WMU (Nov. 10) Visiting Indiana University professor addresses dynamics of electoral politics, Nov. 16.

Volleyball Broncos announce 2001 signees (Nov. 10) Cathy George will have one new setter and two new middle blockers for 2001 season.

Five sign with Bronco women's basketball (Nov. 10) Three guards, two frontcourt players sign letters of intent to play for Ron Stewart.

Alcohol awareness campaign is Nov. 13-17 (Nov. 10) Week-long series of programs cautions against "culture of excessive consumption."

Music grad is Fulbright Scholar (Nov. 10) Gary Powell Nash spends 2000-01 year at University of the Philippines.

WMU students among first Gates Scholars (Nov. 10) Eight students among inaugural recipients of awards funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Politics of identity focus of visiting scholar (Nov. 10) McGill University professor addresses "Religion and the Politics of Identity," Nov. 13.

Series includes Holocaust survivor's story (Nov. 10) Nationally known author and historian Gerda Weissman Klein at WMU Tuesday, Nov. 14.

Cornell scholar examines the medieval city (Nov. 10) Urban culture in medieval England is topic of Loew Lecture, Nov. 16.

Sailing team members named to U.S. crew (Nov. 9) Two WMU students join national team for U.S./Japan Goodwill Regatta Nov. 24-26 in Balboa, Calif.

Food marketing students place in national competition (Nov. 9) Four seniors from Haworth College of Business cited for creative solutions.

Dance's Nina Nelson receives creative artist grant (Nov. 9) Nelson receives $8,000 from Michigan art council to pursue dance video project.

Impact of working parents on families discussed (Nov. 9) Lecture on Nov. 15 examines changes in American families during past 30 years.

Theatre is powerful tool for helping students (Nov. 9) Theatre programs help students examine risk associated with alcohol, sexual activity and other issues.

WMU consolidates emergency dispatch operation (Nov. 9) WMU police among Kalamazoo County emergency dispatch centers consolidating operations.

WMU receives $4.4 million in grants (Nov. 9) Grant total for July, August and September was $4,455,368.

Dominic 'Dic' Leonardelli (Nov. 9) Assistant professor emeritus of education and professional development, former director of continuing education died Nov. 2.

'Grapes of Wrath' at Shaw Theatre through Nov. 18 (Nov. 7) Guest artist Leon Ingulsrud directs University Theatre production of Steinbeck classic.

Broncos roll past Ball State, 42-3 (Nov. 4) Robert Sanford scores three touchdowns as football win streak reaches eight straight.

Spikers clinch MAC quarterfinal home court (Nov. 4) Volleyball Broncos win 12th straight, broom CMU and EMU, 3-0.

Hockey Broncos sweep weekend series (Nov. 4) WMU improves to 6-1-1, with second straight 2-0 weekend at Lawson Arena.

Jazz legend Toots Thieleman performs at WMU (Nov. 4) Harmonica legend joins acclaimed pianist Fred Hersch in must concert for jazz lovers Nov. 21.

Massed choirs perform Beethoven classic (Nov. 4) Collegiate Singers join three other area choirs for Beethoven's Mass in C Major, Nov. 20.

Bronco Marching Band in concert Nov. 19 (Nov. 4) 265-member marching band concludes 2000 season with Miller Auditorium concert.

Jazz ensembles present 'Tribute to Swing' (Nov. 4) Jazz Lab Band and Jazz Orchestra offer annual "Tribute to the Great Swing Bands," Nov. 17.

WMU Symphony Orchestra presents "German Romantics" (Nov. 4) Schubert, Wagner und Brahms performed in Dalton Recital Hall, Nov. 19.

Virginia Allen guest conducts WMU bands (Nov. 4) Pioneer female band conductor guests with University Symphonic and Concert Bands, Nov. 14.

Collegium Musicum concert features guest soloist (Nov. 4) John Robison solos on lute , baroque oboe and recorder with WMU Collegium, Nov. 16.

'Show Boat' docks at WMU for five performances (Nov. 4) Broadway musical featuring "Ol' Man River," at Miller Auditorium, Nov. 10-12.

Guest artist recital features award-winning pianist (Nov. 4) Thomas Otten performs and offers master class Nov. 19, free and open to public.

Best season start for hockey since 1979 (Nov. 3) Broncos are 5-1-1 with shutout win over Dartmouth.

Spikers win 11th straight (Nov. 3) Volleyball team clinches tournament berth with 3-0 win over CMU.

New policy guiding intellectual property approved (Nov. 3) New guidelines for ownership, distribution and licensing rights of intellectual property.

WMU to award honorary degree to Sen. Schwarz (Nov. 3) State Sen. John Schwarz to receive honorary degree during Dec. 9 Commencement ceremonies.

Occupational therapy pioneer researcher visits WMU (Nov. 3) Renowned researcher, scholar and teacher Kenneth Ottenbacher at WMU Nov. 9-10.

Working with difficult people (Nov. 3) Social worker and community activist Michelle Serlin leads Nov. 13 presentation in Battle Creek.

'History lies' says visiting author and historian (Nov. 3) University of Vermont scholar is first in new Nick Hamner Speaker Series, Nov. 13.

Filmmaker discusses rescue efforts during Holocaust (Nov. 3) Emmy award-winner discusses his films about Holocaust rescue efforts, Nov. 15.

FASB exec is next Haworth Distinguished Speaker (Nov. 3) Alumnus James Leisenring, Financial Accounting Standards Board, speaks Nov. 9.

'Grease' returns to Miller for one show (Nov. 1) Broadway touring production in Kalamazoo for single performance Monday, Nov. 6.

Broncos support food drive with special offer (Nov. 1) Free admission to basketball exhibitions with a contributition to the Kalamazoo Area Holiday Food Drive.

Exhibit features art by WMU staff member (Nov. 1) New exhibit in Unified Clinics opens Friday, Nov. 3, with free public reception.

Trustees praise Floyd's leadership and accomplishments (Nov. 1) President receives high marks and a salary increase from board.

New center will study African economic development (Nov. 1) Center for African Development Policy Research will be part of the Haenicke Institute.

Poet Lisa Lewis to present reading (Nov. 1) Author of "The Unbeliever" and "Silent Treatment" visits WMU Nov. 8.

Forum focuses on issues facing Hispanic families (Nov. 1) Dr. Maria Flores, of San Antonio's Marriage & Family Institute is featured speaker, Nov. 9-11.

Diane Berty is new health center director (Nov. 1) Veteran health practiitioner and administrator comes to WMU from Austin Peay State.

Trustees approve academic, athletic personnel changes (Nov. 1) Several department chairs among appointments.

Five students receive business scholarships (Nov. 1) Finance and Commercial Law announces award recipients.

Homeowners should brace for high heating bills (Nov. 1) Fuel oil prices may jump 30 percent, natural gas as much as 25 percent.

Presidential race will go down to the wire (Nov. 1) WMU political scientist says polls indicate an extremely close election.

Kosovo's future in limbo following Yugoslav elections (Nov. 1) Ousting of Milosevic does not guarantee better future for Kosovars.

Crime rate drops, but prison overcrowding climbs (Nov. 1) The U.S. locks up more people per capita than any other Western country.

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