"The Four Bitchin' Babes: Hormonal Imbalance," a comedic experience set to music featuring guitar, bass, piano, Irish Bodhran and mandolin, is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.
January 2015 WMU News
The University will mark the end of its campus United Way campaign with a celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in the Gilmore Theatre Complex Atrium. More than 93 percent of the campaign goal has been raised.
Dr. Houssam A. Toutanji will become dean effective July 1 pending approval by the WMU Board of Trustees, which is expected to act on the recommendation at its next meeting.
Many events are planned at WMU and around the Kalamazoo community in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including a convocation, march, day of service, educational programs and presentations.
Peggy Arlene Seals, a former employee in the WMU residence halls, died Dec. 20. She was 78. A memorial service was held, and guestbook entries can be viewed online.
WMU's Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking Interim Policy and Procedures will remain in effect until a final version of the policy is in place for fall 2015.
The project is a study of the staff compensation system for all professional, administrative, clerical and technical employees of the University and has an expected completion date of June 30, 2015.
A singalong to Disney's hit movie "Frozen" is set for 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Miller Auditorium. Tickets range from $10 to $15 and are on sale now.
The historic Rosetta Mission will be discussed during a presentation by Dr. Essam Heggy, one of the mission's science team members, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in the Fetzer Center's Kirsch Auditorium.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the critically acclaimed play Jan. 23 through Feb. 8 in the York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
Courses, trips and other winter/spring semester activities will be provided during the Osher Institute's January Thaw event Wednesday, Jan. 14. Register at wmich.edu/olli/courses. The snow date is Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Disney’s "Beauty and the Beast," the award-winning Broadway musical, will stage two performances at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21-22. Area school students are invited to participate in an essay contest for free tickets.
Two events, held Jan. 21 and 27, will launch a spring series of panel discussions about innovating the curriculum that forms the backbone of WMU’s undergraduate education.
Two dozen students were on hand Jan. 7 for the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance's announcement that the program had won the Sprint Program Excellence Award.
George Franklin, a WMU Trustee from 1989 to 2001 and former Kellogg Co. executive, offers practical knowledge in his book "Raisin Bran and other Cereal Wars: 30 Years of Lobbying for the Most Famous Tiger in the World."
Daniel Bowen, founder of Dempsey Ventures, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in 2150 Schneider Hall as part of the Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series.
Marjorie E. (Long) Clum, a former Office of Admissions staff member, died Dec. 11 at age 96. Visit charlesstepfuneralhome.com to make a memorial guestbook entry.
"The Magic of Motown," featuring the unforgettable songs of the Motown era, is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17.