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Paper engineering holds open house

Nov. 29, 2006

KALAMAZOO--Prospective students and their parents are invited to a sneak peek into the world of paper making and paper engineering programs during Western Michigan University's Paper Engineering Mill Day and Open House Dec. 1-2 on the University campus and in downtown Kalamazoo.

The two-day event begins Friday from 4-6 p.m. at Graphic Packaging Corp.'s Carton Plant, 1421 N. Pitcher St. Participants will receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the local carton mill.

Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon WMU's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences will host an open house in the Student Commons, First Floor, Room B-116. Participants will learn about the University's paper engineering program, its $20,000 Paper Technology Foundation Scholarship program, career opportunities and starting salaries for paper engineers, and tour the program's state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities. Faculty and paper engineering students will be available to answer questions.

For more information about the event, contact Nichole Perk in WMU's Department of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Imaging at (269) 276-3524.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, (269) 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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