Biking events July 11-13, include the 2014 Miller Energy Criterium set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Business, Technology and Research Park on WMU's Parkview Campus.
WMU will launch the first doctoral program to be offered in the Dominican Republic in fall 2014. The program will include courses taken in the D.R. and a study abroad component.
Three doctoral students and one master's student in engineering have been working on the project for two years. The sensor can be implanted in a football helmet to monitor the severity and location of blows to the head.
WMU's Dr. Maarten J. Vonhof and Dr. Robert Eversole received more than $200,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to study a fatal fungal infection afflicting hibernating bats in eastern North America.
WMU's Sunseeker solar car racing team heads for Texas July 12 for the 2014 American Solar Challenge. The cross-country race runs July 21-28; cars will travel from Texas to Minnesota.
WMU student Adam Nolan and recent graduate John Cook designed the phone app for the upcoming festival, set for July 10-12 at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo.
Mark Sahlgren, volunteer host of the WMUK show "Grassroots" for 36 years, will be honored by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13, in Bronson Park.
Four brown-bag lunch events are scheduled during July and August to offer support and information about the 2014-15 Academic Program Review and Planning process.
Dennis Corbin, WMU's associate athletic director for medical and support services, was recently inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society Hall of Fame.
City work along West Michigan Avenue July 6-19 will result in a detour, and ongoing reconstruction around the U.S. 131 and Stadium Drive interchange could cause lengthy traffic backups.
WMU students who want to become leaders in their registered student organizations can register online by through Friday, July 25, to attend the fifth annual Leadership and Involvement Conference.
Six faculty and staff members have received 2013-14 recognition awards from the College of Fine Arts. The annual awards were presented during an April reception.
The Seita Scholars program is collecting new items for student welcome packs Monday, July 7, through Friday, Aug. 8, and is in need of essential living and personal health care products.