May 2012 WMU News

May 11, 2012 | WMU News

The Kalamazoo Film Society will present Ralph Fiennes as "Coriolanus" Friday through Sunday, May 18-20, at WMU's Little Theatre.

May 11, 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.

May 11, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 10, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 10, 2012 | WMU News

Spoofs and laughs abound on the streets of downtown Kalamazoo at the annual Do Dah Parade Saturday, June 2.

May 10, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 10, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 9, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 9, 2012 | WMU News

Alicia Acosta, Patrick Harris and David Terry have the opportunity to continue their studies in Spain as recipients of Fulbright scholarship awards.

May 9, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 8, 2012 | WMU News

Gerald H. "Gib" Youngblood, retired WMU head baker, died May 3 at age 89.

May 8, 2012 | WMU News

Louwina Petersen, a retired WMU custodian, died April 26 at age 86.

May 8, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 8, 2012 | WMU News

A handful of faculty members, students and community organizations were recognized for their dedication and service at WMU's first Service-Learning Award Celebration.

May 3, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 3, 2012 | WMU News

Nineteen students representing 10 disciplines were honored for their research at WMU's Research and Creative Activities Poster Day.

May 3, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 3, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 3, 2012 | WMU News

Adam Pasen wins Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival's Ten-Minute Play Award and is selected for a prestigious playwriting fellowship.

May 2, 2012 | WMU News

Reservations are due Wednesday, May 9, for the annual APA and PSSO Spring Awards Luncheon Thursday, May 17, in the Bernhard Center Ballroom.

May 2, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 2, 2012 | WMU News

Members of the WMU community have through Thursday, May 31, to submit new information in support of Make a Difference annual award candidates.

May 2, 2012 | WMU News

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.

May 1, 2012 | WMU News

Internationally recognized scientist Dr. Susan Stapleton has been named dean of the WMU Graduate College, effective May 15.

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