May 2013 WMU News

Medieval prayer book newly available online

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.

WMU's Graduate College names fellows

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.

WMU dean chosen for YWCA of Kalamazoo award

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.

Program that helps kids read wins STAR Award

The America Reads Program offered through WMU, which helps young children improve their reading, has been recognized by Volunteer Kalamazoo and MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette.

Kalamazoo Film Society presents 'Quartet'

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.

Students earn top honors in regional competition

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.