June 2014 WMU News

June 30, 2014 | WMU News

Dennis Corbin, WMU's associate athletic director for medical and support services, was recently inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society Hall of Fame.

June 30, 2014 | WMU News

City work along West Michigan Avenue July 6-19 will result in a detour, and ongoing reconstruction around the U.S. 131 and Stadium Drive interchange could cause lengthy traffic backups.

June 30, 2014 | WMU News

WMU students who want to become leaders in their registered student organizations can register online by Friday, July 25, to attend the fifth annual Leadership and Involvement Conference.

June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Bradley Wong, professor of music, has assumed leadership of the University's music school. His appointment was approved during the WMU Board of Trustees' June 10 meeting.

 

June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Six faculty and staff members have received 2013-14 recognition awards from the College of Fine Arts. The annual awards were presented during an April reception.

June 27, 2014 | WMU News

At its June 10 meeting, WMU trustees approved the retirements of 19 faculty and staff members and also signed off on three faculty resignations and one faculty change in departmental affiliation.

June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Biking events July 11-13, include the 2014 Miller Energy Criterium set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Business, Technology and Research Park on WMU's Parkview Campus.

June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Dean Enyedi announced the appointment, which is effective Tuesday, July 1. Hearit's responsibilities will focus on research, discovery and creative activity within the College.

June 26, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's public radio station was awarded two awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc., or PRNDI. WMUK's Gordon Evans accepted the award during a June 21 ceremony in Washington, D.C.

June 26, 2014 | WMU News

A committee in WMU's Haworth College of Business has selected 29 business students to receive major scholarships in recognition of their outstanding character and academic excellence.

June 26, 2014 | WMU News

The Seita Scholars program is collecting new items for student welcome packs Monday, July 7, through Friday, Aug. 8, and is in need of essential living and personal health care products.

June 26, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Zhang Legacy Collections Center has achieved silver certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system, bringing the University's total number of LEED-certified buildings to eight.

June 25, 2014 | WMU News

Dr. William H. "Bill" Kanzler, professor emeritus of education and professional development, died May 11 at age 87. A memorial gathering will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28.

June 25, 2014 | WMU News

William J. Kowalski, retired assistant vice president for facilities engineering at WMU, died June 18 in Kalamazoo. He was 91. Memorial guestbook entries can be made at lifestorynet.com.

June 25, 2014 | WMU News

Nick Dewyer of Chelsea, Michigan, won the Larry Wiehe Solo Competition at the 2014 International Trombone Festival at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York

June 25, 2014 | WMU News

WMU will grant degrees to more than 1,300 students during two commencement ceremonies. They are set for Saturday, June 28, in Miller Auditorium.

June 25, 2014 | WMU News

Harvey Overton, a former professor of humanities, died April 16. He was 92. Overton retired from the University in 1982. No information on services is available.

June 25, 2014 | WMU News

Beginning with the fall 2014 semester, WMU will offer a Master of Science in aerospace engineering. The 30-credit-hour program will allow students to focus on one of three concentrations.

June 24, 2014 | WMU News

The University has announced this year's winners of its coveted Medallion Scholarships, the highest merit-based award WMU can bestow on an incoming freshman. The 2014 Medallion Scholars will begin their WMU studies this fall.

June 20, 2014 | WMU News

New state funding will boost number of trained professionals to work with autism and expand services for children and college students. The funding was announced June 20 on campus.

June 18, 2014 | WMU News

Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Friday, July 4, in observance of U.S. Independence Day. Summer classes will not meet July 4.

June 18, 2014 | WMU News

Teams of WMU business students and professionals are helping the city of Detroit devise lean systems that will improve the city's overall efficiency—and its bottom line.

June 17, 2014 | WMU News

The 21st annual Kalamazoo Blues Festival will be Thursday through Saturday, July 10-12, at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo. Admission varies by day.

June 17, 2014 | WMU News

The WMU chapter of the Society for Excellence in Human Resources has received national recognition from the Society for Human Resource Management for the sixth time in seven years.

June 17, 2014 | WMU News

The 34th annual Bronco Bash is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, on the pedestrian mall in front of Sangren Hall. Applications are now being accepted for vendor booths and entertainment.

June 13, 2014 | WMU News

At its June 10 meeting, the WMU Board of Trustees approved the tenure of 26 faculty members. Tenure is granted effective with the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year.

June 13, 2014 | WMU News

James Bolger of Whitehall, Michigan, will replace Michelle Crumm, who recently resigned. Bolger will serve on the eight-member governing body through Dec. 31, 2020.

June 13, 2014 | WMU News

Twenty-one faculty members were promoted to the rank of full professor, 22 to associate professor, four to master faculty specialist and seven to faculty specialist II at WMU's June 10 Board of Trustees meeting.

June 13, 2014 | WMU News

The Kalamazoo Irish Fest is set for June 27-28, at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo. The festival runs from 4:30 p.m. to midnight Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to midnight Saturday.

June 12, 2014 | WMU News

"Peace During War," depicting the changed lives of two former gang rivals, was produced and directed by Dr. Jennifer Machiorlatti with help from 15 WMU students.

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