Elaine Chew, a retired physician assistant in the Sindecuse Health Center, died Oct. 11 at age 82. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.
November 2016 WMU News
Bonnie Sleeman, a retired executive assistant in the Office of Information Technology, died Oct. 19 at age 70.
Elizabeth DeYoung, a retired custodian, died July 4 at age 100.
WMU's newest café, Café 1903, is now open on the first floor of the Valley Dining Center on main campus, offering a comfortable atmosphere, lounge-style seating and coffee bar.
Dr. Dennison Bhola, HUMANeX Ventures, will speak to WMU students about the professional world and what they'll need to be successful Tuesday through Thursday, Nov. 15-17.
Various countries and cultures will be highlighted during WMU's observance of International Education Week Saturday through Friday, Nov. 12-18.
The Broncos climbed two spots to No. 21 in the College Football Playoff rankings before a challenging matchup against Kent State.
WMU singled out by Military Times and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency as being among the best institutions in the nation for military veterans pursuing higher education.
WMU theatre and music students will stage "Show Boat," based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize winner and Kalamazoo native Edna Ferber, in Shaw Theatre through Sunday, Nov. 20.
WMU moved up three spots to No. 14 in the AP rankings and fell to No. 21 in the USA Today poll. CFP rankings (No. 23) are updated Tuesday night. Broncos remain undefeated at 9-0.
Cathy Park Hong, an associate professor at Sarah Lawrence College and poetry editor of The New Republic, will read from her works at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17.
With Election Day approaching, WMU political science professors have been busy fielding calls both locally and from other parts of the world.
Bronco volunteers are encouraged to wear WMU apparel and show school spirit by singing the WMU Fight and Alma Mater songs while ringing Saturday, Dec. 3.
A $30,000 NASA fellowship to doctoral candidate Shawn R. Brueshaber is furthering his study of polar vortices on the solar system's gas planets.
A rare 12th-century manuscript, a copy of "De Corpore et Sanguine Domini," is now at home in WMU's Special Collections and Rare Book Department.
The youngest-ever member of the D.R. Congress recently visited WMU to discuss mutually beneficial student exchanges.
The University Concert and Symphonic bands will present a combined concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in Miller Auditorium. Admission is free.
WMU School of Music faculty artists, baritone Carl Ratner and pianist Lori Sims, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
WMU employees and retirees are invited to attend a two-part retirement planning program on "Essentials of a Successful Investment Strategy" Nov. 11 and 18.
ROTC is holding a Veterans Day blood drive from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Student Recreation Center's indoor tennis courts.
Events Nov. 9-19 include a remembrance ceremony, salutes during WMU's hockey and football games, a Marine Corps birthday party, flag-changing ceremony, blood drive and more.
Tim Terrentine, vice president for development and alumni relations, will discuss WMU's continuing evolution at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
Ten top executives from Michigan companies will be on campus Thursday, Nov. 10, to speak to and work with WMU students.
"Rent," the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical, is coming WMU's Miller Auditorium Friday through Sunday, Nov. 11-13.
A WMU political scientist's new book, "Counting Women’s Ballots," offers the answers that have eluded researchers for decades.
Quarterback Zach Terrell graduated cum laude in 3.5 years while leading one of the MAC's best offenses. He's now pursuing an MBA after graduating with a 3.66 GPA last December.
The 22-member search committee is developing an initial leadership profile and launched a website to be continuously updated as the process moves forward.
Following a 52-20 win over Ball State Tuesday, No. 17 ranked WMU is now 9-0 for the first time in program history.
Ben Gott, the entrepreneur behind boxed water, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in 2150 Schneider Hall as part of WMU's Entrepreneurship Forum speaker series.