Photo of Dr. Sherine O. Obare.

Obare named interim vice president for research

Dr. Sherine O. Obare has been named WMU's interim vice president for research, effective Aug. 1. She replaces Dr. Daniel M. Litynski, who is returning to the engineering faculty.

WMU Mallinson Institute receives $622,992 NSF grant

Dr. Charles R. Henderson, director of WMU Mallinson Institute for Science Education, receives a National Science Foundation grant of $622,992 in support of the project to evaluate instructional strategies.

WMU Evaluation Center receives RO1 NIH grant

Dr. Stephen Magura has been awarded a National Institute of Health grant for his project titled "Community Utilization of Evidence-Based Program Registers in Behavioral Healthcare."

Discovery Webinar Series announced

The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a series of webinars at various locations around campus. No registration is required.

Two WMU researchers awarded $905,141 NSF grant

Drs. Charles Henderson and Andrea Beach have received a $905,141 grant from the National Science Foundation to support their work on institutional change in higher education.

August 22

Discovery Webinar Series For WMU faculty and research staff, "Using the Humanities to the Explore the Military Experience," 264 Walwood Hall, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free.

August 24

Discovery Webinar Series For WMU faculty and research staff, "Finding Success with NIH AREA (R15) Grants," Xinzhi Zhang, U.S. Public Health Services Commissioned Corps, 1320 Sangren Hall, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free.

August 31

Discovery Webinar Series For WMU faculty and research staff, "Finding Success with USDA's Rural Development Program," 264 Walwood Hall, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free.

September 19

Discover Discovery research workshop For WMU faculty and research staff, "Stories from the Trenches: Building a Successful Research Career at WMU," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.

October 3

Discover Discovery research workshop For WMU faculty and research staff, "Finding Funding to Support Your Research and Creative Activities," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.