Orxan Abbasov, WMU alumni and ambassador

Fulbright Fellow lands senior adviser position in Azerbaijan's education ministry

Orxan Abbasov, a Fulbright Fellow who attended Western Michigan University from 2012 to 2014, was recently named senior advisor in the Ministry of Education in his home country—the Republic of Azerbaijan. He is currently working on implementation of a national strategy to develop education in rural, remote areas of Azerbaijan.

Dr. Brian Wilson in Malaysia

WMU professor co-develops first world religions course at partner institution

Dr. Brian Wilson, comparative religion professor and recipient of a Fulbright Senior Specialist award, recently spent six weeks at Sunway University in Malaysia to co-develop the first-ever world religions course to be offered at Western University’s long-time institutional partner. We learned about his project in this interview.

May 13

51st International Congress on Medieval Studies Various locations across campus, registration required.

May 14

51st International Congress on Medieval Studies Various locations across campus, registration required.

May 15

51st International Congress on Medieval Studies Various locations across campus, registration required.

June 14

Chinese culture workshop "Chinese Knotting," 4048 Brown Hall, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free; registration required.