The Kalamazoo Film Society will present Ralph Fiennes as "Coriolanus" Friday through Sunday, May 18-20, at WMU's Little Theatre.
May 2012 WMU News
A Family Education Fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, in the Bernhard Center ballroom will help benefits-eligible WMU employees go back to school this year alongside the students they teach and serve.
Visitation is Tuesday, May 15, and services Wednesday, May 16, for Charles H. Ludlow, trustee emeritus of WMU, who died May 8 at age 89.
Night Ranger and Hoobastank will be featured alongside traditional Greek fare at the Kalamazoo Greek Festival Thursday through Saturday, May 31-June 2, at Arcadia Creek Festival Place.
Spoofs and laughs abound on the streets of downtown Kalamazoo at the annual Do Dah Parade Saturday, June 2.
More than 70 artists will sell original works of arts and fine crafts along the downtown Kalamazoo Mall from Michigan Avenue to Lovell Street Friday and Saturday, June 1-2.
The Kalamazoo Institute of Art's 61st anniversary Art Fair held downtown is Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, providing a festive atmosphere of artwork, programs and fun.
Kaytlyn Witgen, who will graduate from Perry (Mich.) High School this month, has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship to study at WMU beginning this fall.
Alicia Acosta, Patrick Harris and David Terry have the opportunity to continue their studies in Spain as recipients of Fulbright scholarship awards.
WMU to add two or three new buildings to its popular Western View residential complex, using a fast-track construction plan to complete the effort for a fall 2013 opening.
Gerald H. "Gib" Youngblood, retired WMU head baker, died May 3 at age 89.
Louwina Petersen, a retired WMU custodian, died April 26 at age 86.
Registration is under way for low-cost, short-term summer courses offered through WMU's Lifelong Learning Academy. Programs are open to anyone, but geared toward older Kalamazoo-area residents.
A handful of faculty members, students and community organizations were recognized for their dedication and service at WMU's first Service-Learning Award Celebration.
Music students win six awards from DownBeat magazine in its annual student music competition, third most of any institution worldwide and more than any other school in Michigan.
Nineteen students representing 10 disciplines were honored for their research at WMU's Research and Creative Activities Poster Day.
High-tech device developed by Drs. John Patten and Deepak Ravindra could soon have a huge commercial impact on the manufacturing of difficult-to-machine engineered components.
Student chapter of the Society for Automotive Engineers captured first place in the SAE World Congress Student Exhibition Competition, extending WMU's streak to five consecutive top-three finishes.
Adam Pasen wins Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival's Ten-Minute Play Award and is selected for a prestigious playwriting fellowship.
Reservations are due Wednesday, May 9, for the annual APA and PSSO Spring Awards Luncheon Thursday, May 17, in the Bernhard Center Ballroom.
Faculty, staff and graduate students have until Friday, June 15, to apply to the Everyone Counts Learning Community, a professional-development opportunity that fosters diversity and inclusion.
Members of the WMU community have through Thursday, May 31, to submit new information in support of Make a Difference annual award candidates.
Sophomore Nadin Indre is MAC Player of the Year, Dave Morin named Coach of the Year, Broncos win 31st conference regular season or tournament title.
Internationally recognized scientist Dr. Susan Stapleton has been named dean of the WMU Graduate College, effective May 15.