President John M. Dunn and Robert Miller, associate vice president for community outreach, will kick off this year's campaign at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the Lee Honors College.
October 2016 WMU News
National Coming Out Day will be celebrated with a series of free, public events at WMU Monday through Thursday, Oct. 10-13.
The annual Campus Classic race, set for Saturday, Oct. 8, kicks off a day of major homecoming activities on WMU's main campus.
Gold Company, University Jazz Orchestra and University Jazz Quartet will perform with jazz trumpeter Randy Brecker at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids.
The video of the team settling its rained-out match with the University of Dayton has garnered some 423,000 views and generated nationwide media interest.
This year's anniversary program features emerging and established choreographers whose works span 100 years of dance history and two continents to showcase the aesthetic breadth of the art form.
The award-winning musical will be at Miller Auditorium for eight shows Tuesday through Sunday, Oct. 18-23.
The investment will be used to map the subsurface of Michigan in a way that will dramatically enhance economic development and ensure that vital natural resources are protected.
Dr. Mary Cain, professor emerita of education and professional development, died Oct. 1 at age 91. Visitation has been set for Thursday, Oct. 6, with a service set for Oct 7.
Russell P. Griggs, retired construction supervisor with landscape services, died Aug. 13 at age 81.
Kay A. Shearer, retired office coordinator in the Mallinson Institute for Science Education, died Sept. 17 at age 71.
Sylvia Earle, explorer in residence at the National Geographic Society and leader of the NGS Sustainable Seas Expeditions, will speak on "Exploring the Deep Frontier" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.
The drop-in, no-commitment singing event is open to all and will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.
Dustin M. Hoffman, Iliana Rocha and Glenn Shaheen will read from their works at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, as part of the fall Frostic Reading Series.