March 2018 WMU News

Free shred event offered on campus

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.

Charles M. Woodliff obituary

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.

PSSO seeking volunteers for highway cleanup project

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.

Playwrights to read at next Frostic speaker event

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.

Sinnie Yzenbaard obituary

Sinnie Yzenbaard, a former independent study coordinator in what is now Extended University Programs, died Sept. 12, 2017, at age 101.

Diann J. Miller obituary

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 obituary

Laura G. Manis, an associate professor emerita in what had been the University Counseling and Testing Center, died Jan. 18, at age 93.

'Jesus Christ Superstar' opens at Shaw Theatre

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.

Shirley A. Ray obituary

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.

Sabbatical leave granted to 34 WMU faculty members

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.

WMU sales students win team gold and individual honors

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.