WMU's public radio station, WMUK-FM, kicked kicked off its annual fall campaign on Saturday, Oct. 17, and hopes to cut on-air pledging in half.
October 2015 WMU News
Bronco softball players maintained a collective 3.427 grade point average for the 2014-15 academic year, ranking 24th in the country
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, blogger and author of two critically acclaimed books, will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3. Registration is closed.
"Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk," a modern mechanical circus featuring innovative cycling machines, is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1.
The concert, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The exhibit "Cat Crotchett: Surfacing" is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Kerr Gallery through Friday, Nov. 13. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Marilyn Schlack, president of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
The Center for the Study of Ethics in Society is celebrating 30 years at WMU at conference, set for March 17-18 at the Fetzer Center.
The duo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
The 17th annual 5K run/walk and 1K fun run is set for Saturday, Oct. 24, part of WMU's Homecoming weekend activities.
The author and producer and host of the long-running show Good Eats is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016.
Dr. Sungiae Choo, professor of geography at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea, will speak Wednesday and Thursday, Oct 21-22, on campus.
The Heritage Hall renovation was done with the aim of achieving LEED Platinum certification, which would make it the first such certification in southwest Michigan.
Dr. Jackson Katz will speak on "Violence and Silence: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in 2452 Knauss Hall.
The public is invited to join WMU international students Oct. 24 as they assemble flags from around the world and carry them down the football field before kickoff of the University's homecoming game.
A gala grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is set for Friday, Oct. 23, with self-guided tours available that day as well as Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24-25.
Comments on the plans are being solicited by Campus Planning through Nov. 30, following an Oct. 1 session that showcased design concepts.
James S. Brady, office managing member of Dykema Grand Rapids, and Thomas P. Englert, past CEO of Discount Tire Co. Inc., have been selected to receive WMU's 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award.
A full slate of activities is planned for the annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Fetzer Center on WMU's campus.
A robbery occurred at just before 1 a.m. near the flagpoles at the center of of campus.
The annual Fall Choral Showcase will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Spektral Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion.
The Family Fun Night is set for Tuesday, Oct. 20. This year's theme is "Fall Festival" and the event will feature crafts, games and food.
Herbert W. Kenz, a retired WMU administrator and 42-year member of the Army Reserves, died Sept. 17. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19.
Award-winning poet Richard Siken will read from his works at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in 157-159 Bernhard Center.
The production "(un)welcome: an exploration of sexual violence and self-empowerment" will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18.
A physical presence in Southwest Florida would involve the colleges of Aviation and Health and Human Services as well as Extended University Programs.
The Sky Broncos captured first place in flight and ground events and took the overall regional title as a team at the competition, held in Columbus, Ohio.
The event, which will include remembrances and a musical performance, is set for 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Employees who give any amount will be eligible for prize drawings to be held Friday, Nov. 20.