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November 2010 WMU News Archive
Stories are listed in descending order by release date.

Associate professor chosen for education fellowship (Nov. 30) Dr. Laura Spielvogel to develop products for Kauffman Education Ventures.

Ethics discussion centers on experimental philosophy (Nov. 29) Dr. Joshua Knobe talks about discoveries made by grad students Friday.

Art exhibit showcases Japanese charms (Nov. 29) Hundreds of Japanese artifacts are on display at the Richmond Center through Dec. 23.

Faculty artwork on display at Richmond Center (Nov. 24) More than 30 faculty members showcase their latest works next month.

Federal grant helps WMU train rehabilitation counselors (Nov. 23) Funding available for graduate students who enter public sector.

Immigration and race are topics of talks (Nov. 23) Dr. Arlene Torres wraps up the RACE Speaker Series with lectures Dec. 5-6.

WMU plans Family Disability Resource Day (Nov. 23) Free workshops Saturday, Dec. 4, for those who have family members with disabilities.

Fundraising group honors law professor (Nov. 22) Dr. Thomas Edmonds recognized by local chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Inaugural use of WMU Alert sparks registration surge (Nov. 22) Important points about the new emergency notification system.

Flags lowered Wednesday for Spc. Shane Ahmed (Nov. 22) Ahmed, age 31, of Chesterfield Township, Mich., was killed Nov. 14 in Afghanistan.

Seven staffers to be honored (Nov. 22) Seven WMU staff members will receive fall Make a Difference awards at Dec. 2 event.

Modernization of Japanese literature (Nov. 22) Dr. Jeffrey Angles talks Dec. 2 about Japanese literature in the Meiji period.

Sunseeker helps Indy 500 unveil anniversary plans (Nov. 22) WMU solar racecar featured at Friday's announcement of 100th anniversary plans.

WMU wins $3.5 million grant to work with principals (Nov. 19) Drs. Van Cooley and Jianping Shen will work with school principals in high-need districts.

Proposed medical school is topic of breakfast talk (Nov. 19) Dr. Jack Luderer is featured speaker at Dec. 3 Keystone breakfast event.

Campus candlelight vigil set for missing pilot (Nov. 19) Vigil at 5:30 p.m. today for missing Air Force Capt. Jeffrey Haney, a WMU alumnus.

Visiting philosopher addresses moral evolution (Nov. 19) Dr. Edouard Machery discusses popular claims of moral evolution Thursday, Dec. 2.

Speaker examines migration's toll on China's elderly (Nov. 19) Visiting economist Dr. John Giles of the World Bank speaks Wednesday, Dec. 1.

Special holiday dining at Fetzer Center (Nov. 18) Reservations required for Lunch with Santa Dec. 5, Holiday Luncheons Dec. 15 and 17.

English professor wins National Book Award (Nov. 18) WMU's Jaimy Gordon wins nation's premier literary accolade for her new novel, "Lord of Misrule."

Safety tips for holiday travelers (Nov. 17) If you're traveling this Thanksgiving weekend, check out these tips before you leave town.

Most offices closed Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 17) Holiday weekend hours for computer labs, library and selected other campus facilities.

WMU hits United Way mark, plans celebration (Nov. 16) Join President Dunn and Buster at Thursday's victory celebration.

Open enrollment under way for WMU employees (Nov. 16) Open enrollment period for health insurance, life insurance and flex accounts ends Dec. 3.

Beatrice Sichel (Nov. 16) Sichel, former head of circulation for University Libraries, died Nov. 12 at age 76.

Flags lowered Wednesday for Pfc. Shane Reifert (Nov. 16) Reifert, age 23, of Cottrellville, Mich., died Nov. 6 while on active duty in Afghanistan.

WMU recognized for innovative use of 3D design software (Nov. 15) Autodesk highlights engineers' cutting-edge use of its technology.

WMU, MCC offer joint engineering, recreation programs (Nov. 15) Pact ensures seamless transfer for Muskegon-area students.

Dynamic Engineering joins WMU's BTR Park (Nov. 15) Company has long record of work in pharmaceutical and high-purity chemical industries.

Health services students chosen to speak at State Capitol (Nov. 15) Eleven WMU students to present bills before state lawmakers Thursday.

Foundation visit to WMU focuses on teaching fellowships (Nov. 15) Information session highlights new $30,000 fellowship for math and science teachers.

Volleyball Broncos earn No. 3 seed in MAC tourney (Nov. 14) WMU gets first-round bye, advances to MAC quarterfinals Friday in Toledo.

Deadline for community service scholarship approaches (Nov. 12) Applications due for 30 available community service scholarships.

Broadway songstress stars alongside theatre students (Nov. 12) Donna Lynne Champlin performs in "Late Night Broadway" Dec. 2-4.

Profs' new books explore U.S. banking system, state crime (Nov. 11) Drs. Susan Hoffmann and Ronald Kramer instrumental in producing timely books.

Ethics center marks 25th year with trio of events (Nov. 11) Center celebrates milestone with a talk, panel discussion and reception Monday, Nov. 15.

Frank S. Scott (Nov. 10) Scott, professor emeritus of industrial engineering, died Nov. 5 at age 87.

Mobile apps keep WMU fans connected (Nov. 9) Get instant access to Bronco football and basketball scores with new fan apps.

Hockey Broncos earn national ranking (Nov. 9) Broncos, 6-2-2 overall, break into top-20 national rankings for first time in a decade.

Employee groups schedule holiday events (Nov. 8) APA gathering is Thursday, Dec. 2, PSSO holiday social is Friday, Dec. 3.

Campus United Way celebration planned (Nov. 8) WMU remains short of goal, hopes to hit the mark before Thursday, Nov. 18, gathering.

Events celebrate International Education Week (Nov. 8) Countries and cultures from around the globe highlighted Nov. 15-20.

Visiting scholar discusses African Burial Ground (Nov. 8) Dr. Warren Perry will talk Thursday, Nov. 11, about the historic archaeological project.

Festival and series of events focus on Russia (Nov. 5) Russian Studies Conference and poetry reading precede Nov. 13 festival.

Forum pairs advances in IT with business of health care (Nov. 5) Register by Monday to attend ninth annual IT Forum at WMU.

Annual Turkey Trot 5K planned (Nov. 5) Race starts at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Student Recreation Center and winds through campus.

Gathering for campus veterans and ROTC students (Nov. 5) Veterans Day luncheon open to all campus veterans and ROTC cadets.

Campus Health and Wellness Expo is Wednesday (Nov. 5) Learn about local programs and resources to support a healthy lifestyle.

Flags lowered for Rep. Robert B. Jones (Nov. 4) Flags at the state capital in Lansing and in Kalamazoo at half staff.

Veterans Day Blood Drive held at WMU (Nov. 4) ROTC and Red Cross partner for blood drive to honor past and present U.S. veterans.

Third Coast magazine celebrates 15th anniversary (Nov. 4) Release party Saturday at Park Trades features live music and readings.

Holiday concerts feature student and faculty artists (Nov. 4) Three-part series showcases seven ensembles, hundreds of musicians.

WMU prepares for annual Kalamazoo Holiday Parade (Nov. 4) Volunteers needed Friday, Nov. 12, to decorate float for community parade.

Provost meets with students at open WSA forum (Nov. 4) Dr. Tim Greene answers student questions at Wednesday forum in Bernhard Center.

Indian dance, music and food featured at WMU (Nov. 4) "Legally Desi 2010" free for WMU students Nov. 20 in Bernhard Center Ballroom.

Friday's game ball hand delivered in 'Rivalry Run' (Nov. 4) ROTC cadets cover the 140 miles between WMU and CMU on foot.

Campus planning input sought (Nov. 4) Bring comments on WMU's infrastructure and outdoor spaces to Tuesday's public forum.

Holiday poinsettia sales support PSSO (Nov. 3) Professional Support Staff Organization is taking orders through Nov. 29.

Med school dean candidates to speak (Nov. 3) Search committee considers Robert Forse, Nov. 11; Rubens Pamies, Nov. 18; and Hal Jenson, Dec. 2.

Services announced for Jessie Lemmer (Nov. 2) Visitation is Thursday and services Friday for Lemmer, who died Oct. 30 at age 87.

Dance concerts showcase student choreography (Nov. 2) This week's Orchesis Dance Concerts are produced entirely by students.

Expert looks at economic development in West Michigan (Nov. 1) Birgit Klohs talks about the regional economy Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Visiting economist examines inequality in China (Nov. 1) Dr. Terry Sicular discusses economic disparities in China Wednesday, Nov. 10.

Upcoming lecture features environmental educator (Nov. 1) Dr. Marianne Krasny talks about civic ecology Thursday, Nov. 11.

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