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No classes will be held during Thanksgiving recess

No WMU classes will be held during Thanksgiving recess from noon Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 26. Employees, students and the public are encouraged to call ahead to make sure that a particular office on campus is open.

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'The goat ate my homework,' conservation management students say

A habitat management class that started this fall is collecting ecological data on and around campus and will hold a related half-day mini-conference Dec. 6. The conference is free and open to public but registrations are required by Dec. 1.

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State association honors Spanish faculty member

Michael Braun has earned the Michigan World Languages Association's most prestigious distinction an educator in the field of world languages can receive in the state of Michigan.

Alpha Lambda Delta shield, which has Greek lettering across the front and a candle at the top.

Honors organization recognized with national award

WMU's chapter of the national honor society Alpha Lambda Delta was one of just eight to be awarded the Maintaining the Flame Award for exceptionally active membership and dedication to community service.

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Graduate students win leading geology awards

WMU students brought home a map competition first place, an inaugural education research award and a desert research grant from the 2017 Geological Society of America annual meeting.

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Owner of local yoga studio next up in entrepreneurship forum

Kristin Fiore, owner and managing director of Down Dog Yoga Center, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required for the free, public event, which begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.

Photo of Bronco gymnastics team member Rachel Binkley rubbing her hands together with chalk.

Gymnastics team announces 2018 schedule

The Broncos begin the season at home hosting University of Illinois-Chicago at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14. Other home meets are on Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, March 10 and March 13.