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

Emeriti series continues with sports talk (Dec. 23) Dr. Harold Ray explores the beauty of sports in Wednesday, Jan. 12, emeriti program.

Concert features WMU faculty vocalists (Dec. 22) Concert Sunday, Jan. 30, features classical and Broadway favorites.

Registration under way for K-12 reading clinic (Dec. 22) Program begins Feb. 2 and offers weekly supplemental instruction.

WMU opens one-stop service center for students, parents (Dec. 22) Visit the Bernhard Center Jan. 5-12 to prepare for spring semester.

Dean's scholarships support summer study abroad (Dec. 21) Merit- and need-based scholarships offer awards of up to $2,500.

Low cost Chinese culture courses open to public (Dec. 21) Registration is open for seven Chinese culture courses open to general public.

WMUK's 'Rewind' program to broadcast final show (Dec. 20) Popular show's final broadcast will air at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 26.

WMU study finds EMOs run 30 percent of charter schools (Dec. 20) New research by Dr. Gary Miron and graduate research assistant Jessica Urschel.

WMU trustees schedule 2011 meetings (Dec. 20) Board plans to meet Feb. 24, April 8, June 9, July 22, Sept. 28 and Dec. 8.

Two WMU colleges may adopt differential tuition model (Dec. 20) Trustees seek public comment on recommended changes to tuition structure.

Dunn receives glowing review, donates salary increase (Dec. 17) Dunn to donate a total of $21,082 back to WMU for student scholarships.

Board grants leaves to 35 faculty members (Dec. 17) Trustees grant one professional development leave and 34 sabbatical leaves.

Trustees approve 45 retirements (Dec. 17) Board of Trustees signs off on retirements of four faculty members and 41 staff members.

Three students win supply management scholarships (Dec. 16) Chelsey Meyer, Trisha Terns and Peter Lyngstad honored at ISM Services Conference.

WMU finance professor named endowed chair (Dec. 16) Dr. David Burnie is recognized for his work in and out of the classroom.

Green manufacturing initiative builds momentum (Dec. 15) WMU's Green Manufacturing Industrial Consortium gains two new member companies.

Armed robbery suspect surrenders to police (Dec. 15) Suspect in Monday's armed robberies turns himself in to WMU Public Safety.

Differential tuition, president's evaluation top agenda (Dec. 14) WMU Board of Trustees will meet Friday morning at the Bernhard Center.

Photo of robbery suspect released (Dec. 14) Police release security camera photo of man believed to be armed robbery suspect.

Police investigating armed robberies (Dec. 14) Two armed robberies on campus Monday evening near WMU roundabout.

World premiere of 'So Far From God' (Dec. 14) University Theatre presents professor James Daniels' new play Jan. 27 through Feb. 6.

Suspect identified, stolen laptop recovered (Dec. 13) Security camera photo published in WMU News leads to recovery of student's laptop.

New year opens with 'More Than Skin Deep' exhibit (Dec. 13) Contemporary portraits by three artists on display Jan. 13 through Feb. 18.

Employees urged to power down over holidays (Dec. 13) Faculty and staff asked to practice energy conservation, not return to offices during closure.

Many offices closed during holiday recess (Dec. 13) WMU closes at 5 p.m. Dec. 23, reopens Jan. 3. Recess and closure hours for selected campus services.

Can you identify this suspect (Dec. 11) WMU police looking for suspect in theft of laptop from Bernhard Center computer lab.

'Never Let Me Go' comes to Little Theatre (Dec. 11) WFS presents Carey Mulligan and Keira Knightley in sci-fi drama Dec. 17-19.

Brass Celebration of Christmas returns to Dalton (Dec. 11) Holiday concert with Western Brass Quintet is Sunday, Dec. 19.

Gilmore Theatre featured on 2010 holiday ornament (Dec. 10) Ornaments can be ordered online with credit-card payment.

Kevin J. O'Donnell (Dec. 9) Retired skills training specialist in the Center for Disability Services died Dec. 5.

Kalamazoo marathon features run through campus (Dec. 7) Run camps begin this month for city's first full marathon in May.

WMU will confer 1,800 degrees at commencement (Dec. 7) President Dunn will preside over three ceremonies Dec. 18 in Miller.

Book relates mothers' time use to child development (Dec. 7) WMU economists document affects of income and other factors.

Surplus vehicles and equipment for sale (Dec. 6) Items for sale by sealed bid can be viewed all week at 1700 Oakland Drive.

Flags lowered in remembrance of Pearl Harbor (Dec. 6) Japanese attack 69 years ago remembered as day that changed the world.

Hilltop Review submissions due soon (Dec. 6) Graduate students have until Monday, Jan. 10, to submit papers and artwork for the journal.

WMU offers new learning opportunities for older adults (Dec. 6) Attend information session Feb. 9 to prepare for upcoming spring session.

Photo exhibit profiles those served by local ministry (Dec. 3) "Enduring Spirit" is on display at the Health and Human Services Building through Dec. 20.

Film society brings 'Mao's Last Dancer' to campus (Dec. 3) Film based on Li Cunxin's best-selling autobiography debuts Dec. 10-12.

Proposals sought for writing centers conference (Dec. 3) Nation's oldest writing centers organization to hold annual summit at WMU in March.

Emeriti program explores controversial topics (Dec. 3) Excerpt from "Good Death" and discussion of the play's topic set for Wednesday, Dec. 8.

Seniors showcase engineering designs (Dec. 2) Graduating seniors present their solutions to business and industry problems Tuesday.

Phillip L. Bruce (Dec. 2), professor emeritus of engineering technology, died Nov  23 at age 78.

Arnold G. Nelson (Dec. 2), professor emeritus of English died Nov. 13 at age 92..

Wardrop earns $25,000 NEA poetry fellowship (Dec. 2) WMU English professor one of 42 selected nationally from 1,063 applicants.

WMU celebrates Gordon's National Book Award (Dec. 2) Reading and reception Monday, Dec. 13, in Richmond Center.

Deadline approaching for MLK event proposals (Dec. 2) Those seeking funding grants or publicity assistance must apply by Dec. 10.

Family show 'Madagascar Live' at Miller (Dec. 2) DreamWorks Theatricals' touring production on campus for three shows March 8-9.

How to find out if WMU is closed (Dec. 1) University closings due to winter weather are very rare, check the WMU home page for updates.

Volleyball's Doyle earns Academic All-American (Dec. 1) Allyson Doyle is third Bronco in four years selected to national academic first team.

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