Headshot, Dr. Shirley Bach.

Shirley Bach obituary

Dr. Shirley Bach, WMU professor emerita of philosophy and internationally recognized authority on biomedical ethics, died Feb. 13 at age 86. A funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Temple B'Nai Israel, 4409 Grand Prairie Road, in Kalamazoo.

WMU emerita Wendy Cornish standing at a table with Great Works awards and displays.

Dance emerita honored for advocacy

Wendy Cornish, WMU professor emerita of dance, is the recipient of this year's Partners in Dance Community Dance Advocacy Award.

Photo collage forms the shape of the U.S. with the words America Divided underneath.

Film festival examines human inequality, solutions

Three films from the America Divided docu-series, produced by Norman Lear, Common and Shonda Rhimes, will be shown at WMU's Bernhard Center: "The System" Feb. 21, "Something in the Water" March 19, and "A House Divided" April 11.

A male student practicing Chinese calligraphy on paper.

WMU to host a free Chinese New Year Gala

The Confucius Institute at WMU will host a free Chinese New Year Gala from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Bernhard Center East Ballroom to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Dog.

A portion of the cover of Linda Suskie's book "Assessing Student Learning."

Assessment conference returns for 9th year

Graduate teaching assistants as well as all faculty and staff members are invited to attend the free March 16 event. Registration for the luncheon is required by 5 p.m. Friday, March 9.

Four Bronco men's soccer players are huddled in a circle on a soccer field.

Men's soccer announces 2018 spring schedule

The WMU men's soccer team has a recently announced spring schedule that includes four home matches: 3 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24; 6 p.m. Friday, March 16; and 6 p.m. Friday, March 23.

WMU Student Sustainability Grant logo, featuring three green arrows in a circular formation and the letters SSG in blue.

Applications available for student sustainability grant

Applications are due by Thursday, March 1, for up to $75,000 in Student Sustainability Grant funding to support student research, activities and initiatives that will foster a culture of sustainability at WMU.