An on-campus naming ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 27, will honor a trio of celebrated alumni—the late automotive executive Ronald Hall Sr., former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer and entrepreneur Dr. William Pickard.
An Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory is being built at WMU's Grand Rapids regional location to address the shortage of skilled trades and engineering employees in the region.
Live music, locally grown food and poetry slam-style talks on building a sustainable community are highlights of an open house at WMU's Office for Sustainability Thursday, Sept. 28.
Dr. Robert Felkel and Yumi Takahashi-Ede will be awarded during WMU's annual Fall Convocation recognition ceremony Friday, Oct. 6, in the Bernhard Center.
The Board has agreed to move forward with negotiations that will result in a new lease agreement between LMC and the state of Michigan.
Dr. William Olsen, professor of English and editor of WMU's New Issues Poetry and Prose, will read from his works at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in 2452 Knauss Hall.
Trustees approved a three-year labor agreement with the WMU chapter of the American Association of University Professors, calling for a 2 percent salary increase for academic years 2017-18 and 2018-19.
Final WMU census numbers reflect a 5.1 percent increase in the number of beginning undergraduate students and an increase of nearly 1.7 percent in the number of international students.
President Mark Alan Jackson, an executive with General Motors LLC, and other new officers began serving their one-year terms starting this summer.
WMU will present its Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award to Jeanne Carlson, of Novi, and Birgit Klohs, of Grand Rapids, during an Oct. 13 reception.
Students, faculty and staff will be available to answer questions about studying or working abroad when WMU holds its annual Study Abroad Fair Sept. 27.
The University is one of only 10 institutions in the country and the only one in Michigan to receive grant money for the College Assistance Migrant Program's new funding cycle.
WMU's integrated supply management program will dedicate a tutoring center in memory of Dallas Rauker, a senior who passed away in 2015.
In a wide-ranging address after his inauguration as WMU's ninth president, Dr. Edward Montgomery pledged a presidency focused on a quest for excellence, close ties with community and a focus on the success of students.
The sometimes precarious state of education will be explored in detail starting Sept. 28 when the University Center for the Humanities stages its 2017-18 speaker series, The Promise of Education.
WMU's Real Talk Diversity Series begins Tuesday, Sept. 26, with a look at the life of a transgender American activist and wraps up in April with a discussion on environmental racism, discrimination and socioeconomic neglect.
Attendees can check out available employment options in engineering Sept. 20; integrated supply management Sept. 26; food marketing, marketing and sales Oct. 10; and business Oct. 11.
WMU was one of 80 institutions from around the nation named an annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity honoree by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
U.S. News & World Report has once again listed WMU among the top tier of the country's "best national universities." This is the 27th year WMU has been ranked on the top national universities list.
Events include a concert Sept. 14, the Kalamazoo Hispanic Fiesta Sept. 16 and a 40th anniversary reception for WMUK's "Alma Latina" radio show Oct. 5.
The Western Wellness initiative is continuing its efforts to empower WMU employees to lead a healthy and active lifestyle, offering new as well as tried-and-true programs and classes.
Dr. Doug Lepisto, management, will give a presentation on "Leading Institutions in Unsettled Times" at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required.
WMU received its first MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award for posting an overall GPA of 3.253 for the past academic year based on 398 students in 15 MAC sports.
Flu shots are being offered at the health center to WMU employees, students and retirees as well as their eligible dependents age 12 and older by appointment and during two drop-in clinics.