Ian Brown, a 2016 alumnus, is playing an important role as scientists around the world chronicle, for the first time, what happens when two neutron stars collide.
October 2017 WMU News
The 14-member committee includes faculty members, administrators, staff members, and student representatives from both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Southern California jazz pianist Josh Nelson will be joined by WMU faculty for a recital, free and open to the public, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
More than 90 institutions and programs will be participating in the Oct. 23 event, which includes workshops for those seeking tips on applying to graduate, law or medical schools.
Four candidates for the position of vice president for research—Drs. Sherine Obare, Richard Inouye, Terri Goss Kinzy and Kent Keyser—will make public presentations on campus.
School of Music alumna and soprano Ema Katrovas will perform a recital of songs by Czech composers, free and open to the public, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Drummer and 2011 MacArthur Genius Fellow Dafnis Prieto will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
"The Crucible" will run Friday, Oct. 27, through Sunday, Nov. 5, in Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
Prizes available to WMU employees include a simulated aviation flight, Bronco football and men's basketball tickets, a football signed by head football coach Tim Lester and dining gift cards.
Dr. Meshulam Groper, professor emeritus of mechanical and aeronautical engineering, died June 30 at age 85. Services have been held.
Aaron Zeigler of Zeigler Auto Group will give a presentation titled "Transforming the Motorsports Business" at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
A guest artist recital by the Wisconsin Brass Quintet, free and open to the public, will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Dawn M. Nelson, a former employee in the Grants and Contracts office, died Sept. 21 at age 44. Services have taken place.
The free, public event will take place Nov. 4 and include presentations covering Russian literature, politics, culture, history and sociology.
Coming Out Fortnight celebrates LGBT history with events Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 16-25.
Applications are being accepted accepting applications through 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, for the spring 2018 WeSustain Internship Program, which runs from Jan. 18 through April 13.
Drs. Patricia Reeves and Jianping Shen will use one of the largest single grants ever awarded to WMU for a three-year effort aimed at intense school leadership development in high-poverty schools across West Michigan.
The Bronco Force warehouse initiative beat out dozens of nominations, making it a finalist for the 2017 Manufacturing Leaders Talent Engagement Award.
A team of ISM students finished second at the 2017 General Motors/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition. This is the first time a WMU team has placed in the annual competition.
This year's joint ICHITA-IT Forum conference will be held at WMU's Fetzer Center Thursday through Friday, Nov. 2-3, with a focus on "Health IT Innovation and Cybersecurity in a Digital Age." Registration is open.
Three researchers have each earned a coveted National Science Foundation CAREER award and associated five-year grant, a top prize for early career scientists.
The Oakland University Guitar Ensemble guest artist recital, free and open to the public, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The Homecoming Stampede Tailgate has been canceled due to inclement weather. The Bronco football game vs. Akron has been postponed until 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, due to heavy rainfall and lightning.
Drs. Kieran J. Fogarty, Maarten Vonhof and Devrim Yaman have been named to the inaugural class of a new academic leadership development program sponsored by the Mid-American Conference.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition has awarded a $2.6 million grant to a team of WMU professors to boost professional development efforts for teachers working with English learners.
Donate blood from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the Student Recreation Center's indoor tennis courts. The blood drive is organized by WMU's ROTC program in honor of U.S. Veterans Day, Nov. 10 .
A free shredding event will be held on campus from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, for WMU students, faculty and staff.
Dr. Gellert Mezei will be presented the 2017 Emerging Scholar Award during WMU's academic convocation ceremonies at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, in the Bernhard Center.
Drs. Ariel Anderson, Louann Bierlein Palmer and Gwen Tarbox will be recognized as recipients of this year's Distinguished Teaching Awards during WMU's Academic Convocation Friday, Oct. 6.
The first Universitywide Giving Day is set for Oct. 11. The goal is to encourage 1,903 members of the University community and friends to make a gift to WMU in the 24-hour period between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m.