The annual Health and Wellness Expo, planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Student Recreation Center's indoor tennis courts, connects people with health resources.
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Dr. Ann Veeck, professor of marketing, was honored with a 2012 Marketing Managment Association Teaching Innovation Award during this year's Fall Educators' Conference.
Julie Jensen, honored by the Kennedy Center and many other organizations for her plays, will read as part of the Frostic Reading Series at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.
Students graduating in December can enjoy a 20 percent discount on graduation regalia and WMU merchandise at the Grad Fair, to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 13-14, in Textbook Alley.
Dr. Joseph B. Walther, Michigan State University professor, will speak on "Social Influence in Social Media" from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in 1920 Sangren Hall.
WMU's 5K Turkey Trot run and walk, the oldest organized race in southwest Michigan, is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The non-certified course starts and ends at the Indoor Tennis Courts.
Long lines are expected at polling places Election Day, Nov. 6. To help speed the process, there are some things you'll need and need to know before going to the polls.
The Office for Sustainability invites campus and community members to attend a Nov. 8 reception to mark the start of operations at its new location at the corner of Howard Street and West Michigan Avenue.
A Zumba dance party, 42-foot climbing wall, inflatable obstacle courses and free photo booth are all part of the campus United Way's $5 fundraiser, to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.
Sindecuse has been reaccredited five consecutive times, again distinguishing itself from many other outpatient facilities by providing top-quality care, as determined by an independent, external evaluation process.
University theatre students will deliver several performances of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Ruined," featuring guest director Awoye Timpo, Nov. 8-18 in the Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
The University Symphony Orchestra will perform its second concert of the 2012–13 season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall, featuring the conducting debut of graduate student Jeffrey Spenner.
Professor Allison Downey will entertain Michigan Radio listeners with her one-hour special, "The Living Room," airing at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, and again at 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
Three finalists in the search to find a new leader for the University's Haenicke Institute for Global Education will visit and speak on campus Nov. 6-15.
Dr. Walter L. Burt, associate professor of educational leadership, research and technology, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Education and Human Development.
The role technology plays in communication and information sharing will be explored during 10th annual IT Forum at the Fetzer Center Friday, Nov. 2, from 7:15 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.
The award-winning play "8" will be the focus of a staged reading at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, in Western Michigan University's York Arena Theatre.
The Department of Mathematics will be host of a large, four-day conference that will draw together mathematics educators from across North America Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 1-4.
The ensemble, featuring WMU faculty members and graduate students, will give the debut performance of an original work by School of Music Director David Colson Wednesday, Nov. 7.
Lee, honorary WMU alumna and longtime supporter of the Lee Honors College, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at age 92. A funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26.
Directed by Jay Berkow, an all-student cast will deliver numerous performances of "Spring Awakening" through Nov. 4 in Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
Doctoral student David Sellers is the second student in University history and the first from the Department of Chemistry to win a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Pianist Kari Johnson will perform a free concert of electro-acoustic and multimedia compositions at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Dalton Center Lecture Hall.
Jeremy Siskind, assistant professor of music, has won the 2012 Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition. Siskind is the second pianist with WMU ties to win the competition.
Diana Hernández has been named Educator of the Year by two prominent statewide Hispanic organizations and the Capital Area César E. Chávez Commission.
Paul E. Czuchna, assistant professor emeritus of speech pathology and audiology, died Oct. 12 at age 80. Memories can be shared on mlive.com or via email.
Responsive design is revolutionizing the Web, and Western Michigan University is among the first schools in the country to have a system for providing responsive design across its entire website.
The choral showcase, which will include performances from University Chorale, Collegiate Singers and Cantus Femina, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, with a repeat performance at 5 p.m.
“Rhetoric & Reality: a Journey from Kalamazoo, Michigan to Dakar, Senegal in Metals and Photography,” will be on display Monday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Nov. 2.
Several candidates for local, state and federal public office will appear at a forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in 157 Bernhard Center. Non-partisan voting information will also be available.