Momix, known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, will give one performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19.
January 2016 WMU News
Students planning to return to the residence halls for the 2016-17 academic year can begin the sign-up process for housing on Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Melissa Scheid, a second year physician assistant student, was awarded a $1000 scholarship by the Michigan Physician Assistant Foundation.
The documentary, "Peace During War," chronicles the turnaround of two former feuding drug dealers and was directed by WMU's Dr. Jennifer Machiorlatti.
Elton Mayo, a former member of the Facilities Management staff, died Jan. 26, 2015, at age 83. Arrangements were handled by Life Story Funeral Homes-Betzler.
The series theme is "Our Blue Marble—Water, Home and Humanity," and talks run through Wednesday, April 13, in the Lee Honors College lounge.
Responders expressed agreement with proposed initiatives for WMU's revised strategic plan and weighed in on how to prioritize objectives.
Several activities are planned for Jan. 18 in honor of MLK Day. Classes resume and all offices resume normal hours Tuesday, Jan. 19.
China's games, food and culture will take center stage during a festive, traditional Chinese New Year celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Joseph T. MacLean, former manager of the WMU Bookstore, died Sept. 11, 2015, at age 77. Services have been held.
The Faculty Senate's Ad Hoc Committee on General Education will hold the three brown bag sessions Jan. 14, 20 and 26.
The 10-week, low-cost courses are open to the public. All of them are taught in English, and they are offered to adults age 18 and older for personal enrichment.
Most board meetings are held on campus in the Bernhard Center at 11 a.m., but the 2016 schedule may be modified as necessary.
Dr. Steven Bertman will discuss " Sustainable Brewing Education in Kalamazoo" at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
Edward W. Randt Jr., a retired journeyman plumber, died Dec. 24 at age 77. Visitation and the funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 15, at 10 and 11 a.m., respectively.
John "Bokey" D. Satterfield Jr., a retired maintenance services manager, died Dec. 29 at age 73. A visitation is set for Jan. 8 with a service on Jan. 9.
The University Chorale, Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in Grand Rapids' DeVos Performance Hall.
Results for the annual American Prize competition were announced Dec. 30 by the Connecticut-based nonprofit organization.
The temporary One Stop Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Jan. 8-14 (closed over the weekend, Jan. 9-10).