January 2014 WMU News

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

Dr. Patricia H. Werhane will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in 1120 Schneider Hall. Her presentation, titled "Globalization and Its Discontents," is free and open to the public.

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

The deadline for submitting applications or nominations for two awards, the University Assessment Excellence Award and University Individual Assessment Excellence Award, is Friday, Feb. 14.

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!," National Public Radio's "oddly informative news quiz," is coming to Miller Auditorium with a show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20.

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

The improvisational comedy tour "Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group," is making a stop at Miller Auditorium with a show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15.

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

The critically acclaimed musical "Memphis," is coming to Miller Auditorium for two performances at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 11 and 12. Tickets range from $35 to $58.

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

Dr. Yvette Hyter was recently honored as a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association at the association's 2013 convention in November.

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

Retired art professor Charles Stroh shines the spotlight on some of Kalamazoo's most important buildings in six photo-rich tours he developed and recently released on CD.

January 31, 2014 | WMU News

Competition concludes Saturday, Feb. 1, for WMU's annual Medallion Scholarships, the most prestigious honor WMU awards to incoming freshmen. All participating students will be offered an award of at least $3,000.

January 30, 2014 | WMU News

A song by WMU theatre student Kevin J. Watson II has been selected by Broadway producer Ken Davenport as a finalist for his songwriting contest. Watson will perform the song Jan. 30 in New York City.

January 30, 2014 | WMU News

Members of the University community who have registered to receive emergency information through WMU Alert should check the phone number they have registered to ensure prompt notification.

January 30, 2014 | WMU News

The all-student cast will give several performances of the groundbreaking new play Feb. 6-16 in the Williams Theatre. Tickets are on sale now, with a 25 percent discount offered to military service members and veterans.

January 27, 2014 | WMU News

Five WMU School of Music students have been selected to present the Fourth Annual Collegiate Honors Recital in Carnegie Hall Saturday, Feb. 1. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at carnegiehall.org/calendar or (212) 247-7800.

January 27, 2014 | WMU News

Award-winning pianist Kevin Cole will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The concert is a benefit for the WMU Music Teachers National Association.

January 27, 2014 | WMU News

The Department of Dance's annual Winter Gala dance concert runs from Thursday, Jan. 30, through Saturday, Feb. 1, in Shaw Theatre. Tickets are available at the Gilmore Theatre Complex Ticket Office.

January 27, 2014 | WMU News

Andy Sanford, a WMU alumnus and adjunct instructor of philosophy at Southwestern Michigan College, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the WMU Office for Sustainability.

January 27, 2014 | WMU News

A free seminar being held Tuesdays from Jan. 28 to Feb. 25 will help attendees learn about how to reduce the disproportionate number of area residents who live at or below the poverty level.

January 27, 2014 | WMU News

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU is closed Monday, Jan. 27, due to severe weather. All classes are canceled. For information on the status of regional locations, visit the Extended University Programs Web page.

January 22, 2014 | WMU News

Comedian Sammy Obeid will be visiting WMU's campus to perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in 227 Bernhard Center. Admission is $1 with a valid student Bronco Card, and $2 without.

January 22, 2014 | WMU News

The hit musical "Rock of Ages," is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. Tickets are available at the Miller Auditorium box office or online.

January 22, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Board of Trustees has authorized University officials to move forward with the acquisition of 10 homes on pieces of property immediately adjacent to the north edge of East Campus.

January 22, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Board of Trustees has scheduled its meeting dates for the remainder of the year. The meetings are tentatively set to occur in the Bernhard Center.

January 22, 2014 | WMU News

James F. Hettinger and Mary Asmonga-Knapp were elected chair and vice chair, respectively, of the WMU Board of Trustees at the trustees' Jan. 22 meeting.

January 21, 2014 | WMU News

Directors of a statewide professional aviation association will meet at WMU's College of Aviation Jan. 22 to announce the launch of an outreach effort aimed at promoting business aviation careers.

January 21, 2014 | WMU News

The event, titled "The Other Michigan: An Exploration, Through Verse, of the Various Degrees of Regional Identity," will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.

January 21, 2014 | WMU News

Tamara Homnick, program director and instructor at the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in 2150 Schneider Hall as part of the Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series.

January 21, 2014 | WMU News

Gary Miron, professor of evaluation, measurement and research, is one of the 200 most influential education scholars in the United States, according to an annual ranking that appears in Education Week.

January 21, 2014 | WMU News

The Islam in Global Perspectives speaker series will be held Jan. 23 through April 3 at the Multicultural Center in the Trimpe Building. The lectures are free and open to the public. 

January 16, 2014 | WMU News

A campus memorial service for Dr. Anthony Ellis, who died Jan. 7, has been planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Kanley Chapel. The service will feature photos and remembrances of his life and career.

January 15, 2014 | WMU News

Dr. Avner Greif will speak at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in 2028 Brown Hall as part of the Sichel Lecture Series. His talk is titled "Economic Development from a Historical Perspective: The Origin and Nature of Good Institutions."

January 15, 2014 | WMU News

A commemorative MLK luncheon will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the residence hall dining rooms and at the Bernhard Café and Market. The full menu is available online.

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