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Alumnus Lawrence Nolan selected to lead state bar

Lawrence Nolan, an alumnus of both WMU and the WMU Cooley Law School, recently became the 82nd president of the State Bar of Michigan, charged with leading the organization's 45,000 members.

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WMU goes for Guinness vow renewal record Oct. 8

Kalamazoo Mayor and WMU alumnus Bobby J. Hopewell will serve as the officiant for the 3:30 p.m. ceremony; Development and Alumni Relations Vice President Tim Terrentine will emcee.

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Margaret J. Watson obituary

Margaret J. Watson, retired classroom technology consultant, died Sept. 26 at age 61. No formal service is being held, per Watson's wishes.

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Homecoming activities for students announced

Student activities planned for Homecoming Week Oct. 3-8 include a spirit competition, food drive, multicultural talent show, and flag football and basketball tournaments.

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Frank R. Olenchak obituary

Dr. Frank R. Olenchak, assistant professor emeritus of education and professional development, died Aug. 24 at age 88.

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'Station Eleven' is selection for WMU's 2016-17 book read

English Professor Elizabeth Bradburn will discuss "Station Eleven" at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5. The book's author, Emily St. John Mandel, will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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Thomas L. Swihart obituary

Thomas L. Swihart, retired equipment operator for landscape services, died Aug. 24 at age 67. He joined the WMU staff in 1986 and retired in 2010 after 24 years of service to the University.

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Arthur T. Howson obituary

Arthur T. Howson, assistant professor emeritus of education and professional development, died Aug. 15 at age 85.

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Important outdoor projects completed this summer

Returning students get their first look at projects that involved installing acres of solar panels, redesigning the Goldworth Valley Pond area, using goats to control vegetation and beautifying Prospect Hill.

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Sindecuse Health Center makes getting flu shots easy

WMU students, employees and retirees may get flu shots by appointment now or at outreach clinics in October and November. Students who get vaccinated early may receive their shots for free.

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Revised strategic plan being implemented through 2020

To assist in the implementation, faculty and staff members will receive a quick reference guide in the mail and, if appropriate, be able to participate in enterprise risk management training.