Freshman Mingyuan Yang will compete June 27 as one of three finalists in the International Double Reed Society Young Artist Competition for young bassoon players.
May 2013 WMU News
A 15th century prayer book for nuns has been digitized and is now available from the WMU's Special Collections and Rare Books department of University Libraries.
Five doctoral students have received a fellowship from the Graduate College for the 2013-14 academic year, and 85 graduate students were honored in April as recipients of research and teaching awards for 2012-13.
Dr. Margaret Merrion, dean of the College of Fine Arts, is one of five recipients of 2013 YWCA Women of Achievement Awards and will be honored at an event Tuesday, May 21.
Alumnus Matt Mace, co-founder of BlueGranite, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, May 10, in 2150 Schneider Hall; breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. Registration is required.
The America Reads Program offered through WMU, which helps young children improve their reading, has been recognized by Volunteer Kalamazoo and MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette.
Local school children will get an education in environmental stewardship during the Asylum Lake Preserve's annual Adventure Day from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 7.
At its April 18 meeting, WMU's Board of Trustees approved the retirements of 10 faculty and 11 staff members and also signed off on one faculty and one staff resignation.
The Kalamazoo Film Society will present the comedic drama "Quartet" Friday through Sunday, May 10-12, at WMU's Little Theatre. The film is rated PG-13; admission is $5.
A team from the computer information systems capstone course earned first place in the second annual Midwest Student Information Systems Project and Case Competition, beating out eight other teams from five universities.