Digital Music Ensemble, a technology-based interdisciplinary performance troupe, will hold a free show at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
September 2017 WMU News
WMU's integrated supply management program will dedicate a tutoring center in memory of Dallas Rauker, a senior who passed away in 2015.
In a wide-ranging address after his inauguration as WMU's ninth president, Dr. Edward Montgomery pledged a presidency focused on a quest for excellence, close ties with community and a focus on the success of students.
The Capitol Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
The sometimes precarious state of education will be explored in detail starting Sept. 28 when the University Center for the Humanities stages its 2017-18 speaker series, The Promise of Education.
WMU's Real Talk Diversity Series begins Tuesday, Sept. 26, with a look at the life of a transgender American activist and wraps up in April with a discussion on environmental racism, discrimination and socioeconomic neglect.
"Why Women Won the Vote: Did the 19th Amendment Change American Politics?" is the topic of the U.S. Constitution Day lecture, set for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19.
The University Theatre dives into a new season of performances with "Waiting to be Invited" beginning Friday, Sept. 22, and running through Sunday, Oct. 8, in the York Arena Theatre.
Attendees can check out available employment options in engineering Sept. 20; integrated supply management Sept. 26; food marketing, marketing and sales Oct. 10; and business Oct. 11.
WMU was one of 80 institutions from around the nation named an annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity honoree by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
The University Symphony Orchestra will perform in a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Miller Auditorium. Violinist Qing Yu Chen, 2017 Stulberg silver medalist, will be the featured soloist.
U.S. News & World Report has once again listed WMU among the top tier of the country's "best national universities." This is the 27th year WMU has been ranked on the top national universities list.
Events include a concert Sept. 14, the Kalamazoo Hispanic Fiesta Sept. 16 and a 40th anniversary reception for WMUK's "Alma Latina" radio show Oct. 5.
WMU faculty baritone and opera director Carl Ratner will present a free recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The Western Wellness initiative is continuing its efforts to empower WMU employees to lead a healthy and active lifestyle, offering new as well as tried-and-true programs and classes.
Jeremy Wilson will perform a solo recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion.
Dr. Doug Lepisto, management, will give a presentation on "Leading Institutions in Unsettled Times" at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required.
The series kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 13, with Dr. Teresa Ghilarducci, director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School of Social Research in New York.
The first lecture, "Building Intersectional Awareness," is Wednesday, Sept. 13, and will feature Natalie Nguyễn, director of LBGT Student Services at WMU.
Completed reports are available online to WMU faculty and staff through the Program Review SharePoint Gateway at wmich.edu/effectiveness/program/support.
Gov. Rick Snyder has reappointed Russell A. Kavalhuna from WMU's College of Aviation to a four-year term on the Michigan Aeronautics Commission.
WMU received its first MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award for posting an overall GPA of 3.253 for the past academic year based on 398 students in 15 MAC sports.
The PEN Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
This is the fifth time in program history, and the first time since the 2012-13 academic year, that the Broncos have won the award.
Dr. David Chaplin, professor emeritus of sociology, died July 27 at age 86. Services have taken place.
Celia Yonkers, a former clerk in the WMU School of Music, died Aug. 29 at age 93. Visitation is from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Langeland Family Funeral Homes on Ninth Street.
Dr. Jay Baruch, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.
After already packing a lot into his 21 years, senior Dennis Schneider is using his recently awarded Gilman Scholarship to study international business in the Netherlands.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to weigh in on planned improvements to the Goldworth Valley housing area during a meeting from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Bernhard Center.
"Harnessing the power of partnership, embracing the strength in diversity" is the theme of inaugural activities, including a ceremony and picnic luncheon, slated for Friday, Sept. 15.