Kristin Fiore, owner and managing director of Down Dog Yoga Center, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Reservations are required for the free, public event, which begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
November 2017 WMU News
A Friday, Dec. 1, Innovation Day at WMU's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences will allow the public to review new product innovations by students from grades K-12 through graduate school.
Dr. James Penner, associate professor of accountancy, has been named program chair and president-elect of the North American Accounting Society for the 2018-19 academic year.
"A Choral Christmas," an annual concert featuring six WMU choirs, is coming to Kalamazoo for two performances at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
The board will meet at various campus locations on the following dates: Jan. 24, March 14, April 18, June 27, Sept. 12, Nov. 7 and Dec. 12.
Dr. James E. Riley, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics, died Oct. 28 at age 84. A memorial service and reception will be held in his honor at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in WMU's Kanley Chapel
Among the ratings in the WMU Haworth College of Business profile are scores of 92 for both the academic experience and for accessibility of professors.
Dr. Bernard Han, professor of business information systems, has been placed on the highly competitive Fulbright Specialist Roster for three years.
Picked as the No. 10 seed overall, the WMU men's soccer team has a first-round bye and will host a second-round NCAA tournament game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the WMU Soccer Complex.
The Broncos now await their NCAA tournament fate. The team will host a selection show watch party at University Roadhouse, just off campus, at 1 p.m. Monday. The announcement also can be viewed live at ncaa.com.
The No. 1 seed WMU men's soccer team will face Akron in the Mid-American Conference Championship game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, after a 1-0 win over West Virginia in the semifinals.
"Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel," featuring Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers, is coming to Miller Auditorium for a single performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17.
The Broncos begin the season at home hosting University of Illinois-Chicago at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14. Other home meets are on Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, March 10 and March 13.
For the 34th time, WMU's Gamma Rho chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has earned Super Chapter recognition for its dedication to professional and service activities.
President Edward Montgomery presented WMU alumnus James C. "Doc" McCloughan with a bronze Bronco during Salute to Heroes night at Waldo Stadium.
The campus "Book-It" campaign collected more than twice its goal of new of gently used books with a total of 2,132 books donated.
New officers have been announced for the Emeriti Council, which represents all retired WMU faculty members. Drs. Peter Krawutschke and James Bosco have been named chair and vice chair, respectively.
WMU faculty, students and guest cellist Alexa Muhly will perform music inspired by whale songs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. A 7 p.m. discussion will precede the performance.
Dr. Ronald Kramer, WMU professor of sociology, is next up in the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society's fall series with a Nov. 9 discussion on "Criminal Justice, Social Justice and Climate Justice."
June Mochizuki, WMU associate professor emerita of counseling, died Oct. 29 at age 92. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, in Denver.
Falsehoods and bigotry in the news will be discussed at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. A March for Racial Equity will precede the discussion from 2 to 4 p.m. Both events are open to the public and part of a daylong event to open the Great Lakes PeaceJam's new program year.
The 2017 International Education Week observance Nov. 12-20 features numerous free or low-cost events open to the public that are designed to educate and entertain.
Kocher, who served as secretary to WMU's Board of Trustees for 35 years, died Nov. 2 in Kalamazoo. A celebration of her life and a reception are planned for 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20.
The Saturday, Nov. 18, event winds through WMU's campus. Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16.
University community members are asked to show their volunteer and school spirit by donning WMU gear and participating in the Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle campaign Dec. 2.
Proceeds from the sale of $10 "unit" T-shirts support military scholarships, as well as Silver Star Apartments in Battle Creek, which provides low- to no-cost housing for homeless veterans.
The four candidates will give public presentations on campus during the weeks of Nov. 6 and 13. Members of the campus community are urged to attend as schedules allow.
WMU won a gold, two silvers and an honorable mention in four different categories of the 2017 Pride of Case V competition, which showcases best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, advancement services, special events and communications.
"The Game's Afoot" will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, and run through Sunday, Nov. 19, in Shaw Theatre at WMU's Gilmore Theatre Complex on Main Campus.
The longtime leader of Duncan Aviation will travel to Kalamazoo this week to accept an award honoring his company's long support of aviation education and its partnerships with WMU's College of Aviation.