Available below are all editions of Western News, the newsletter for and about Western Michigan University faculty and staff members, published from September 2004 through June 2005. The most recent issue is listed first.
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Western News, June 16, 2005
Story highlights: Federal funding puts focus on South Asia; Andreadis named dean of EUP; Aviators compete in all-women's national air race; Glista is MSHA president-elect; On Campus with Cam Vossen.
Western News, June 2, 2005
Story highlights: Nearly 1,000 bassists come to campus; Charter school research finds wide disparity; Music students score nine Down Beat awards; New coordinator named in alumni relations; On Campus with Pearl DeVries.
Western News, May 19, 2005
Story highlights: Construction begins on new art center; Luderer takes reins of BRCC; Sharer leads tech transfer initiatives; International units consolidated; On Campus with Bill Green.
Western News, May 5, 2005
Story highlights: President Bailey addresses budget issues; Trustees approve flat-rate tuition; Woolfork-Barnes leads First-Year Experience; On Campus with Dave Smith.
Western News, April 7, 2005
Story highlights: Budget process underway for 2005-06; New ID cards available for faculty, staff, retirees; Groundbreakings set for new chemistry and art buildings; On Campus with Nicole Birmingham.
Western News, March 24, 2005
Story highlights: Online journal connects evaluation researchers worldwide; Senior earns $25,000 for nanotech research; Dybek book makes ALA's Notable Books List; On Campus with Jose Cardoza.
Western News, March 10, 2005
Story highlights: Statewide women's summit at Fetzer Center; Theatre production wins national recognition ; BBC program features Susan Weinger ; Distinguished Faculty Scholars to lecture; On Campus with Patrick Donnelly.
Western News, Feb. 17, 2005
Story highlights: Berrah gets DOE funds for nanoscale research; Enrollment management strategy features three Rs; Nwulu film honored at festival; Boyle authors essay collection; On Campus with Chris Sligh.
Western News, Feb. 3, 2005
Story highlights: Course registration moves inside GoWMU; Archer and Tobert named to Board of Trustees; New master's degree in nursing approved; LaVergne sculpture rescued; On Campus with Steve Jones.
Western News, Jan. 20, 2005
Story highlights: Wallace funding making data usable for K-12 schools; UPS donates jet engine to aviation college; Litynski named president of IEEE Education Society; On Campus with Rita Keller.
Western News, Jan. 6, 2005
Story highlights: Civil rights activist keynotes MLK celebration; Timothy Greene is new engineering dean; Dybek story among the year's best; Von Washington play selected for civil rights anniversary; On Campus with Kurt Haenicke.
Western News, Dec. 2, 2004
Story highlights: Two honored with named professorships; Engineering programs rated among nation's best; Ten staffers receive first Make A Difference awards; United Way campaign exceeds goal; On Campus with Patrick Daniel.
Western News, Nov. 11, 2004
Story highlights: MLK celebration set for January; Litynski named to NSF position; 9/11 commission member Slade Gordon visits WMU; Muslim students present "Women in Islam"; On Campus with Hardy Figueroa.
Western News, Oct. 28, 2004
Story highlights: Biotech executive gets top BRCC job; Campus tests emergency preparedness; Engineering building wins award; Linda Dannison earns Fulbright; On Campus with Shellie Bosma.
Western News, Oct. 14, 2004
Story highlights: WMU gets federal nanotech funding; Qatari ambassador visits campus; Tom Knific called "hometown hero"; Julie Apker gets writing award; On Campus with Nancy Kroes.
Western News, Sept. 30, 2004
Story highlights: WMU moving forward with chemistry building; Four new faculty members introduced; Andrea Smith awarded Fulbright; Promotions of 23 faculty approved; On Campus with Charles Heynig.
Western News, Sept. 16, 2004
Story highlights: Three selected for top alumni honors; Expanded staff recognition program debuts; Doubleday and Washington honored with Medal of Arts; On Campus with Kevin Vichcales.
Western News, Sept. 2, 2004
Story highlights: GoWMU is first step in SIS implementation; Rozelle and Asken honored, Donan awarded fellowship; O'Flaherty leaving WMU for U.S. Dept. of Education; On Campus with Eri Vlier.