A collective of 10 outpatient clinics at WMU trains students, provides specialty care to thousands of patients, and serves as an incubator for investigating therapeutic techniques.
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.
First-Year Experience Programs is now the Office of Student Transitions, reaffirming its focus on providing programs and special services to all new WMU students.
Wendy Cornish, WMU professor emerita of dance, is the recipient of this year's Partners in Dance Community Dance Advocacy Award.
Head coach Tim Lester will discuss the culture of WMU's football team during a Feb. 23 breakfast event. Reservations are required and can be made at (269) 387-6059 or wmich.edu/business/mercantile-rsvp.
Construction activities began in December that will allow the recently created product design program to move into renovated spaces in Central Kohrman Hall by fall 2018.
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.
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.
Elissa C. Kedziorek, editor-in-chief of WMU's student newspaper, the Western Herald, will head to Washington, D.C., in mid-March as the 2018 Michigan Fellow for the National Newspaper Association's News Fellows Program.
For their work in renovating Heritage Hall, WMU alumni Jonathan Rumohr and Jesse Hendershot have received the ASHRAE 2018 Award of Engineering Excellence, an honor bestowed upon international building projects only five times over the past 30 years.
This long-running academic support program will pick a student design to use in the commemorative poster it will hand out during a homecoming 2018 banquet.
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.
Area small businesses can apply for matching funds to help them hire WMU student interns in STEM disciplines. Funding applications to hire interns for this summer are due by Thursday, March 1.
Spring Convocation will include Discovery Symposiums, professional development workshops, a recognition luncheon, and convocation and awards, followed by a Gold Gathering reception.
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.
Teri Ashley, of Punta Gorda, has been named director of outreach and corporate engagement for WMU Extended University Programs' growing Florida initiatives.
A majority of the funding will support $10,000 stipends for 28 students each year, allowing the students to focus on their research and make the most of their final-year clinical experiences.
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.
Megan Foreman, a senior from Plymouth, is the one "extraordinary undergraduate student" to receive this year's Dr. Charles Van Riper Outstanding College Student Award.
Abrahan Garcia, of Holland, and Alex Gutierrez-Spencer, of Monroe, are two of only 50 college seniors chosen to participate in the American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Multicultural Students Program for 2018.
Learn about other cultures and countries throughout the month of February. All events in the global engagement rundown are open to the public, and many are free.
Make a nomination for this year's student employee or supervisor of the year, then celebrate WMU's student workers throughout the week of Feb. 19-23.