The exhibit "Nichole Maury: Passed On" is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Kerr Gallery Thursday, Oct. 16 through Friday, Dec. 12. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
October 2014 WMU News
The director of the National Institutes of Health was among the experts who met at the WMU School of Medicine to discuss ways Congress can help eliminate hindrances to medical research and, ultimately, cures.
The first 300 fans will get a free hot breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, before watching the Bronco men's basketball team scrimmage. Doors will open at 8 a.m., and a free breakfast will be served to the first 300 fans.
Western Michigan University's men's basketball team begins its non-conference schedule with a home exhibition game Tuesday, Nov. 4, against Spring Arbor. The team make its MAC home debut Saturday, Jan. 10.
Dr. Fritz Allhoff, a philosopher and ethicist whose research has broken new ground in the areas of cyberwarfare, torture and nanotechnology, will be presented the Emerging Scholar Award during WMU's academic convocation.
Six award-winning economists will take a look at the Great Recession in the coming months when they visit campus as part of the Werner Sichel Lecture Series. The series begins Oct. 15 with a presentation by Dr. Laurence Ball.
Drs. E. Rozanne Elder and John Jellies are the recipients of this year's highest annual award WMU bestows on faculty members. They will be honored during the annual academic convocation on Oct. 10.
Members of the WMU community will gather Oct. 10, for the University's formal annual academic convocation that will honor standout faculty and staff members and provide a platform for President John M. Dunn to set the direction for the coming year.
WMU's next residence hall dining facility will feature nine restaurant-style eateries as well as a convenience store and cafe and be open to all WMU students, employees and visitors.
Entrepreneur, activist, author and public speaker Judy Wicks will be on campus Oct. 16 and 17 to help celebrate National Sustainability Day. Events include a keynote address, luncheon roundtable, student meet and greet and workshop.
The exhibit "In The Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory" features artists Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi.
For students who have an electric car and are going to college, there are few better places in the United States than Western Michigan University. The University placed fourth on the list.
Progress and outcomes realized in the second year of WMU's three-year strategic plan are detailed in a year-end report. This fall, the University began the final year of the current plan.
Western Michigan University's Children’s Place Learning Center is holding an annual Family Fun Night at the center on Tuesday, Oct. 14. This year the theme is "Under the Sea" and will feature crafts, games and food.
Nominations for the fall round of Make a Difference awards are due by Friday, Oct. 31. The campuswide peer-to-peer program recognizes staff for their accomplishments and exceptional service to the University.
Dr. Patrick Brantlinger, the James Rudy Professor Emeritus of English at I-U, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in the University Center for the Humanities, 2500 Knauss Hall.
Western Michigan University has been named one of the nation's most Military Friendly Schools for the sixth consecutive time by one of the leading publishers of magazines for veterans and their families.
The owner of a leading West Michigan video and communications company will be the next speaker at the Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business.
WMU's new state-of-the-art residence halls will be known as Western Heights, after the student-suggested name won unanimous approval from University trustees.
Internationally-renowned contemporary dance company Parsons Dance is performing at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Miller Auditorium as part of the Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series.
More than 100 employers from across the country are expected to descend this month on the Western Michigan University campus for Business Career Day Thursday, Oct. 9, in the Bernhard Center East Ballroom.
WMU has introduced a new 30-second promotional television spot that expands on the "Go West" advertising campaign, which will air in all major Michigan markets from October through December and again in 2015.