WMU News

Aug. 31, 1998, Kalamazoo MI USA

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August 1998 WMU News Archive
Stories are listed in descending order by release date, beginning with the most recent. Click on the headline for the full story.

Fall workshops will help nurses meet professional requirements (Aug. 27) Series begins Sept. 18.

English writing course offered via the Internet (Aug. 27) Registration deadline is Sept. 11.

Management certificate courses offered in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids (Aug. 27) Courses start Sept. 23, part of Certificate in Management Development.

Fall courses will help students prepare for graduate school exams (Aug. 27) Noncredit preparation courses for GMAT and GRE begin in October.

Materials management courses offered this fall (Aug. 27) Noncredit courses in production and inventory management start Sept. 17.

Volleyball season opens with 'Meet the Team' reception and 'Bronco Spike-Tacular' tournament (Aug. 27) Opening night for volleyball is Sept. 1 versus Chicago State.

KPS/WMU partnership to help new teachers launch careers (Aug. 24) President Floyd announces program on opening day for Kalamazoo Public Schools.

WMU back-to-school events (Aug. 20) Bronco Bash, Gold Rush, Ultimate Tailgate, and CommUnivCity Night among opening week highlights.

WMU experts sing praises of music as study aid (Aug. 20) Studies on "Mozart effect" suggest people can learn faster and retain more.

Reading program gives Michigan students a jump on state's elementary reading goals (Aug. 20) Students in "Reading Recovery" reach goal two years early.

WMU to acquire Knollwood Tavern and Discount Den (Aug. 13) Purchase agreement imminent.

President Floyd sets agenda with audiences around the state (Aug. 12) Increased presence in Detroit and Grand Rapids and emphasis on research are among goals.

Football team prepares for Sept. 3 season opener (Aug. 12) First day of full equipment practice is Aug. 14.

Haines named women's soccer coach (Aug. 11) Michael Haines has coached at the prep, collegiate and professional level.

WMU, KPS and MSU/KCMS unite to boost minority health careers (Aug. 11) Efforts benefit students from Kalamazoo Public Schools.

Volleyball squad returns five starters, begins season Sept. 1 (Aug. 6) Five starters return from team that advanced to MAC tournament.

Astronaut Mae Jemison is lead speaker in science and math series (Aug. 4) Nation's first African-American female astronaut part of Aug. 12-14 seminar.

WMU student wins first place in communication ethics competition (Aug. 4) Marie Lee of Kalamazoo wins national graduate student competition.

Camp provides opportunity for visually impaired students to create and present art (Aug. 4) Youth participate in stone carving, sculpting, story telling and drama Aug. 9-13 near Greenville, Mich.

New president takes office (Aug. 3) Dr. Elson S. Floyd took office as the sixth president of WMU on Saturday, Aug. 1.

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