WMU's Board of Trustees will discuss student room and board rates for the 2014-15 academic year during its next meeting, set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in 157-159 Bernhard Center.
April 2014 WMU News
Senior engineering students will showcase and demonstrate their projects during the 54th Conference on Senior Engineering Design from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
WMU community members and Kalamazoo-area residents may attend the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies for free if they register by Wednesday, April 23. Register online or call (269) 387-8745 for details.
Participation in the Generation Study Abroad Commitment should result in increased opportunities for study abroad by students at all educational levels as well as strengthen the University's global engagement pillar.
Hip hop groups Mindless Behavior and the OMG Girlz with special guest Hi-Riz will bring their music to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17.
WMU's Waldo Library has been named a finalist in a national photo contest. Votes can be placed online through April 9 for WMU's photo, which is in the Best Curb Appeal category.
The biggest dwarf hackberry trees known to exist in Michigan are growing on WMU's main campus, according to official measurements taken for the Michigan Botanical Club Big Tree Program and National Register of Big Trees.
Groundbreaking dance group Pilobolus will perform at Miller Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15. The group is also conducting a master class April 14 at WMU, which the public is welcome to observe.
Dr. David Card, professor of economics at the University of California at Berkeley, will address economics and immigration Wednesday, April 9, when he visits WMU as part of the Sichel Lecture Series.
WMU's public radio station WMUK begins on-air pledging for their spring fund drive Saturday, April 5. The drive will feature a partnership with the Kalamazoo Community Foundation and Fair Food Matters.
Some 100 budding geography buffs will descend on WMU's campus for the Michigan State Geographic Bee Friday, April 4, in the Fetzer Center's Kirsch Auditorium
A team of students enrolled in WMU's integrated supply management program finished third overall in a field of 22 at the 2014 APICS Great Lakes District case competition.
Drs. Bernard Han and Andrew Targowski are the recipients of the third annual Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies Research Grant. They were awarded the grant for a book project.
Fifteen WMU staff members will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the University during a reception Monday, April 14, for semiannual Make a Difference Award winners.
Comedians Nicole Byer, Pete Davidson, Jermaine Fowler and Alice Wetterlund from the popular MTV shows will take the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in Miller Auditorium.
Kevin Brozovich, owner and chief people officer of HRM Innovations, LLC, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, April 11, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
Dr. Richard R. Williams, founder of WMU's holistic health program, died Feb. 5 at age 77. A celebration of his life followed by a reception will take place April 13. RSVP at drrichardwilliams.com.
Registrations are being accepted for a talk on inclusion and corporate environments Wednesday, April 9, by Gloria Castillo, president and CEO of Chicago United.
More than 80 school districts from 18 states will be participating in the 2014 Education Career Fair Monday, April 7, in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The University is one of four institutions nationwide to be considered for the award. A national video contest allows finalists' fans to weigh in with online votes.