Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of U.S. Labor Day. Many offices will close early Friday, Sept. 4, ahead of the WMU football home opener.
Numerous events are planned around WMU's fall semester, which formally opens at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, with the start of 2015-16 classes.
"Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and the Religion of Biologic Living" by Dr. Brian C. Wilson, professor of comparative religion, has won an IPPY Silver Medal in the biography category.
Dr. Robert I. Sundick, professor emeritus of anthropology, died June 29 in Jerusalem at age 71. He joined the WMU faculty in 1969 and retired in 2000.
Lester "Frank, Hot Rod" Baird, a retired pipefitter in maintenance services, died Aug. 20 at age 66. Services have been held.
WMU is preparing to greet the thousands of visitors coming to campus for the Friday, Sept. 4, football home opener. Read on for game day details, including tailgating and stadium rules.
The DENSO North America Foundation has invested $50,000 to support WMU engineering student teams involved in solar, Formula SAE and Baja vehicle racing.
The University's new Flexible Electronics Applications and Technology Center will become part of the Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
Grand Rapids Community College and WMU will move a decades-old partnership to the next level, allowing both schools to better serve students and the Grand Rapids community.
The University is one of only five organizations the nation to have received accreditation for landscape management and operations under a program established by the Professional Grounds Management Society.
Jeb Gast of Fido Motors will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Senior Dena Alobiedat will use her award to study abroad at Regent's University School of Fashion and Design in London in Spring 2016.
WMU officials, along with Third Ward City Commissioner Senita Lenear, reopened the WMU-Grand Rapids Beltline facility Aug. 20.
WMU has been named both a top national university and one of the best higher education values in the Midwest by Washington Monthly magazine.
The temporary One Stop Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Aug. 31 through Sept. 11, offering numerous campus services in one location. The center will be closed over Labor Day weekend.