WMU's Heritage Hall renovation has won a 2016 Governor's Energy Excellence Award for the success it triggered in reducing energy waste. The award was announced Aug. 11.
Dr. Fredrick J. Dobney, former WMU provost and vice president for academic affairs, died Aug. 19 at his home in Brighton. He was 72.
The Valley Dining Center, which features nine micro-restaurants and a café, is set to open for normal business operations beginning Friday, Sept. 2
Sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14-15, for students interested in competing in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition.
Sponsored by WMU's Sindecuse Health Center, the event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Campus Flagpoles.
Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of U.S. Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6.
The temporary One Stop Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Aug. 29 through Sept. 9, offering numerous campus services in one location. The center will be closed Sept. 3-5.
A photo of J. Gabriel Ware taken by WMU photographer Mike Lanka was selected by the Phi Kappa Phi honor society as first place winner in its Spring 2016 Graduation Photo Contest.
In her new role, Courtney Clancy will work with the Gwen Frostic School of Art, the School of Music and the departments of Dance and Theatre.
WMU is moving forward with plans to open its new Department of Physical Therapy with the hire of Dr. Stacie J. Fruth as founding chair and program director.
Early registration ends Friday, Aug. 12, for the Michigan Autism Conference, which will bring leading authorities on autism to Kalamazoo. The conference is set for Sept. 14-16.