Students will be arriving on campus for a new academic year starting Aug. 25 to participate in Fall Welcome activities. Classes start Aug. 29 and the annual Bronco Bash welcome to Western party is Aug. 28.
Dr. Werner Sichel, a widely known scholar and professor emeritus of economics, died Aug. 4 at age 83. A funeral service will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the Langeland Funeral Homes Westside (Oshtemo) Chapel.
The $10,000 donation will support Upward Bound's tutoring efforts and help pay transportation costs for students making visits to prospective colleges.
The second-place finish ties the 2013 season for highest mark in program history when the Broncos posted a 3.8086 GPA.
De Gruyter, a leading academic publishing house has been selected to partner with Medieval Institute Publications, the publishing arm of WMU's Medieval Institute.
Mannheim Steamroller will perform live for one performance at Miller Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28.
The Haworth College of Business will host a celebration event to reveal a new display honoring the enduring relationship between the Haworth family and the college of business at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the 1400 corridor of Schneider Hall.
The memorandum of understanding for the Shared Prosperity Kalamazoo designates WMU's Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations as primarily responsible for coordinating the University's involvement in new Kalamazoo city initiative to reduce poverty and promote more broadly shared prosperity in the city.
WMU and the extended Kalamazoo community will offer numerous global engagement opportunities in August. Highlights include Mandarin Chinese classes, global art classes and the Kalamazoo Scottish Festival.
Attend Bronco Bash from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, on the Sangren Pedestrian Mall to meet new people and learn about on-campus and community opportunities.
"Rock of Ages," The Choir of Man, "Mannheim Steamroller Christmas" and more are coming to WMU's Miller Auditorium as part of the 2018-19 Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series.
Featured will be a two-week engagement of the spectacular new production of "The Phantom of the Opera" along with "Monty Python's Spamalot," "Cirque Dreams Holidaze" and "Beautiful—The Carole King Musical."