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WMU mourns student who was victim of off-campus shooting

The Dec. 8 homicide of a WMU student in an off-campus apartment has left the community reeling. Two male suspects are being sought by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, which is leading the investigation.

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Applications sought for assessment awards program

Applications are being accepted through Friday, Feb. 10, for the Assessment Excellence Individual and Unit awards, which recognize assessment activities that have led to improvements in academic or other programs.

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Longtime employees inducted into 25 Year Club

Forty-one employees were inducted Dec. 1 into WMU's 25 Year Club. Two faculty members—Richard W. Malott and James VanDePolder—were recognized for 50 years of service.

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How to find out if WMU is closed

Visit to find out if WMU is closed due to inclement weather. Subscribers to WMU Alert will receive a phone or text message if there is a closure, and all students and employees will receive email notification.

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WMU men's soccer leads Academic All-MAC

WMU student-athletes make up nearly a quarter of the 2016 men's soccer Academic All-MAC team. Honorees include Bock, Bye, DeJulio, Hoover, Jimenez, McNulty, Ruddock, Shepherd, Sipple and Vandenboom.

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WMU libraries extend hours at end of semester

Waldo Library will be on extended hours Dec. 9-10 and a 24-hour schedule Dec. 11-15 to aid students as they prepare for final exams. Sangren Hall's Swain Education Library will be open until midnight Dec. 11-14.

WMU Broncos, 2016 MAC football champions.

WMU football Broncos win MAC title

The No. 13 ranked WMU football Broncos beat Ohio 29-23 in the Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game Friday, Dec. 2, to earn their first conference title since 1988.