Andy Murray will present "WMU Hockey" at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in the Dean's Conference Room of Schneider Hall. Murray is the first speaker in the 2013-14 Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series.
September 2013 WMU News
Fall 2013 enrollment figures show a 5.1 percent increase in the number of new freshmen and increases in the number of both international students and graduate students seeking doctoral degrees, with a total enrollment of 24,294.
Though an overwhelming majority of the campus community views diversity and inclusion as values that are respected and valued at WMU, pockets of concern were identified, setting the agenda for coming initiatives.
The center is bringing together scientists and humanists in its annual speaker series to consider how the world's temperature and social climates are changing. The first lecture is Thursday, Sept. 26.
Students, staff, faculty and community members are invited to to ask staff from Sindecuse Health Center's Sports Medicine Clinic about injury treatment and rehabilitation advice at drop-in events this fall.
Paul Ramsay will bring "mind games" to campus with a performance at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Bernhard Center's North Ballroom. Admission is $1 with a valid student Bronco Card, and $2 without.
WMU's School of Music will hold the conference "Music, Mind and Medicine: Creativity and Consciousness in Clinical Care" Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 9-10, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo.
Companies seeking to hire talent from WMU’s Haworth College of Business have just a few weeks to secure a spot at the annual Business Career Fair, scheduled for Oct. 17.
Some 200 people, including members of the legal community, attended a ceremony on campus Sept. 17 to witness the formal signing of an affiliation agreement between WMU and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
WMU's Board of Trustees will meet on campus Wednesday, Sept. 18, to consider a range of issues, including a property lease agreement with the new WMU School of Medicine.
WMU's School of Music and the Bullock Performance Institute present cellist Matt Haimovitz at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University will gather Sept. 17 to celebrate the signing of a formal affiliation agreement.
The Office of Service-Learning's annual Campus and Community Breakfast and award celebration is set for 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in the Bernhard Center.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the award-winning play Sept. 26 through Oct. 6 in the York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
The community is invited to tour and learn more about Kalamazoo's Kleinstuck Preserve during a rain-or-shine gathering from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, on the grounds of the Kazoo School, 1401 Cherry St.
Christopher Biggs, assistant professor of electronic composition, will premiere a new multimedia composition at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. on the Kohrman Hall lawn.
Some 100 companies will be participating in the 2013 Engineering Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. The expo will take place in the main lobby of WMU's Engineering and Applied Sciences Building.
Several faculty members in WMU’s School of Music will perform a recital of chamber music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall in celebration of the music school's 100th anniversary.
Many of the moderately priced classes and trips being offered to the public this semester through WMU's Academy of Lifelong Learning are still open. Register now before the remaining seats are full.
WMU's Integrated Supply Management program has named Ken Jones its first director of executive education, highlighting the program’s commitment to providing expert training for industry partners.
Dr. R. Adam Manley, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences in the career and technical education program, has been appointed to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Minimalist performance duo skewed and such will perform a recital of their original compositions at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Undergraduate students at will have the opportunity to explore majors during a campus academic fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, on the walkway outside the Chemistry Building.
Lynda S. Blair, a process associate in Human Resources at WMU, died July 26 at age 47 while on leave from the University. She had been working at the University for eight years.
School of Music faculty members Bruce Uchimura, cello, and Susan Wiersma-Uchimura, piano, will present a recital at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The Fall Fab Fest for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender students and their allies will welcome college students to the area. The free public event is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at WMU.
Through geologic data housed at WMU's Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education, a large, high-grade deposit of potash has been rediscovered. Potash is a mineral that is critical to the agriculture industry.
Ruth A. Mulder, a retired duplicating operator in WMU's Printing Services, died Saturday, July 20 at age 88. She had worked at the University from 1965 to 1987.
The Kalamazoo Film Society will present the film "Before Midnight" Friday through Sunday, Sept. 13-15, at WMU's Little Theatre. The film is rated R; admission is $5.
A renowned jazz trio featuring a School of Music assistant professor of saxophone and jazz studies will celebrate the release of its latest CD at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Dalton Center Lecture Hall.