Events 

Arbor Day Event

Come celebrate WMU's 10 years as a Tree Campus USA university and witness a ceremonial tree planting. 

  • The grounds of Heritage Hall
  • 10 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Free

Reaching for Zero

Attend a summit promoting widespread adoption of net zero energy building and design. The Southwest Michigan Sustainable Business Forum and U.S. Green Building Council West Michigan Chapter invitees everyone! 

  • Fetzer Center, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 20, 2018
  • $55 for students, $85 for SWMSBF and USGBC members, $95 for non-members and scholarships are available.

OPPORTUNITIES

Food Hub Lab Assistants

Indulge your passion for food and improve your food processing skills while working with a fast-paced team at the KVCC Food Innovation Center

Bike Mechanic Instructor

Are you passionate about the technicals of bicycling activities and bike mechanics? Apply to Open Roads to educate youth in these topics!

Social Skills Instructor 

Open Roads is hiring an individual to educate youth ages 6-18 in social skills and positive behavior support. If you like working within a team, this is the job for you!

Surplus Sales

Support sustainability by preventing items from going to the landfill by buying and selling unwanted items at Surplus Sales every Wednesday. Open to WMU employees and community members. 

news

From a single scooter company to three buildings, Jericho Town grows in Edison

A local couple has revitalized three century-old factory buildings in Edison, fostering community, artistry and entrepreneurship

WMU, community groups developing plan for local waterways

WMU and community organizations are developing a plan for Arcadia and Portage creeks aimed at reducing pollution and protecting and improving water quality.