The campus community is invited to bring professional or personal documents and media to be properly destroyed and recycled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Lot 41 near Sangren Hall.
March 2018 WMU News
Dr. Charles "Chuck" M. Woodliff, a professor emeritus of instructional communication and former academic services administrator, died March 17 at age 87. No services are planned.
Dr. Dana Cunningham will speak on "Beyond the Bars: The Impact of Parental Incarceration." during a pair of events Thursday, April 5, in Kalamazoo.
Join the Professional Support Staff Organization Saturday, April 14, as it helps clean up the area around the I-94 and Sprinkle Road interchange. Volunteers must sign up and watch two brief safety videos before participating.
Author Dr. Christian G. Appy, professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will speak at the free and open event at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in 1028 Brown Hall.
Playwrights Elaine Romero, Steve Feffer, K. Frithjof Perterson and Tucker Rafferty will read during a free public event set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 6, in 157-159 Bernhard Center.
Kalamazoo County's 20th annual Respecting Differences program, featuring Juana Bordas, will be presented at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. April 10.
Fifty students out of a senior class of more than 5,400 students will be recognized during the 38th annual Presidential Scholars Convocation Tuesday, March 27.
Every student in the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine's inaugural class matched to a residency slot as part of a nationwide process that is increasingly competitive.
The Latvian Centennial Arts Weekend Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, at WMU will feature lectures on Latvian art, literature and music, as well as concerts and exhibits.
Sinnie Yzenbaard, a former independent study coordinator in what is now Extended University Programs, died Sept. 12, 2017, at age 101.
Diann J. Miller, assistant professor emerita in what had been the University Counseling and Testing Center, died March 2 at age 76. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Wisconsin at a later date.
Laura G. Manis, an associate professor emerita in what had been the University Counseling and Testing Center, died Jan. 18, at age 93.
Volunteers are needed Friday, April 13, at a location to be determined, and Saturday, April 14, at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo.
Performances of the classic rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" will begin Friday, April 6, and run through Sunday, April 15, in WMU's Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
WMU is working with several community organizations to develop a plan for reducing pollution and protecting and improving water quality for Portage and Arcadia Creek watersheds.
The WMU Board of Trustees has approved a set of standards designed to formalize and govern the way University policies are developed, reviewed and shared with the campus community.
Clocks in Motion will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
Shirley A. Ray, who was assistant director of what was then called Handicapped Student Services at the time of her retirement, died March 16 at age 91. Services will be held Saturday, March 24, in Kalamazoo.
Aviation Outlook Day April 6 and the Education Career Fair April 18 are public events while Suit Up March 25 and the Educational Initiative Event April 5 are open to selected students.
Young and old will be slipping on their dancing shoes Thursday, March 29, and heading to the Bernhard Center for a night of games as well as swing and ballroom dancing.
Thirty-four faculty members have been granted sabbaticals during the 2018-19 academic year to engage in research and creative projects as well as other work that promotes their professional development.
Community members as well as WMU students and employees from the Great Lakes area will be meeting April 13-14. The deadline for early registration is 11:59 p.m., EST, Friday, March 23.
An early April induction of up to 81 top juniors and seniors will mark the 20th anniversary of WMU's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious honors organization in the nation.
Supporters of WMUK may donate to the station year-round or during on-air membership drives, such as the spring drive that will begin Tuesday, March 20.
The annual scholarship fundraising dinner honoring the legacy of César E. Chávez is set for March 24. Reservations are encouraged at (269) 387-4420 by March 20.
First-year student Ryan Demas and junior Stacy Zoeller represented WMU in the University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition, coached by senior Marissa Bruno and Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Kelley O'Reilly.
Open to the entire campus community and surrounding area, workshops will be held in the lower level of Waldo Library. No registration is needed.
The annual WMU Drum Choir concert, free and open to the public, will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
WMU's student-run noncommercial radio station, WIDR 89.1 FM, won an award for best underwriting spot at the 78th annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System conference.