WMU News

May 31, 1999, Kalamazoo MI USA

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May 1999 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.

Alice E. Lewis (May 31) Associate professor emerita in occupational therapy died May 14.

War refugees in U.S. at heart of new book (May 28) "Two Suns in the Sky" by WMU's Miriam Bat-Ami chronicles tale of two teenage refugees in World War II America.

Show spolights art by people with disabilities (May 28) Show opens June 4 in WMU Unified Clinics, Oakland Drive.

Brazilian university president to visit WMU campus (May 25) University chief visits May 27.

WBDC program explores benefits of business mentors (May 25) Women's Business Development, 6:30 p.m., June 3, at YWCA.

Provost Timothy Light to step down in 2000 (May 24) WMU's top academic officer steps down June 30, 2000.

Nature writers come to Kalamazoo (May 20) Environmental decline is the focus of conference, June 2-5.

Summer activities for youth abound on WMU campus (May 20) Opportunities include sports camps, writing workshops, dance lessons, more.

Green campus audit reviews environmental efforts (May 20) Audit of WMU environmental progress, shortcomings.

Women's basketball signs 5-10 shooting guard (May 19) Curleta Harris led the St. Louis Public High School League.

Senate subcommittee supports funding boost for WMU (May 19) Proposed 7 percent increase goes to full senate.

Faculty Senate approves research policies, hears presentation on classroom civility (May 19) Policies on ownership of research.

Military Science moves to Haworth College of Business (May 18) Goal is to bring ROTC closer to the academic mainstream.

Advertising students take top awards in national competition (May 18) Three WMU teams capture several of the top prizes.

World's most popular musical returns to Miller Auditorium (May 15) Les Miserables, winner of eight Tony Awards, at WMU May 18-23.

Students unveil '99 Sunseeker solar race car (May 14) Public ceremony is Friday, May 21, at 3 p.m.

Chris Brooks named assistant hockey coach (May 13) Bronco alumnus was a member of WMU's past two NCAA tournament teams.

Foreign educators come to Kalamazoo to learn about America (May 13) Six-week institute at WMU teaches professors from 18 foreign lands about the U.S.

Book about medieval nuns as artists wins Grundler Prize (May 13) Groundbreaking book by University of Toronto author is 1999 winner.

Mythical, philosophical, religious elements draw fans to 'Star Wars' (May 13) Fans motivated by many facets of Lucas films says WMU expert.

Athletic programs certified by NCAA (May 13) WMU certified as part of ongoing review of all NCAA schools.

University Theatre offers student, faculty, staff discounts (May 12) Savings of 50 percent or more available through June 1.

WMU closes admissions for fall 1999 freshman class (May 11) Record numbers lead to close of freshman class for the first time in WMU history.

Date rape drug fears heightened (May 11) Women everywhere need to take precautions, says WMU expert.

Job market booming for college grads (May 11) Computer-related fields, engineering and business entry-level salaries up.

High-tech war against computer viruses (May 11) Corporations and government look for high-tech solutions to minimize damage and catch virus authors.

Advertising student winner in internship program (May 11) WMU's Tabitha Giles selected from among 350 applicants.

Course focuses on training more divorce, family mediators (May 11) Week-long mediation training course begins July 12 in Lansing.

Brownbag series on nonprofit leadership offered (May 11) First of free sessions is this week in Battle Creek.

Pittman is new football offensive line coach (May 7) Former Oklahoma offensive line coach joins Bronco staff.

Annual staff service award nominations due (May 5) Nominations sought for 1999 awards; recipients receive $1,000.

Energy decision will cut University's electric bill (May 5) Purchases from CMS will save WMU 15 percent.

Former hockey Broncos getting "Cup Crazy" (May 5) Four hockey alumni in NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.

Wells to leave hockey coaching staff (May 5) Assistant hockey coach leaving to accept coaching post at St. Lawrence.

Sky Broncos take third at national championships (May 2) WMU's eighth consecutive finish among top three in nation.

Men's and Women's tennis teams win MAC championships (May 1) First time that both won tennis titles in the same year.

Women's tennis wins fifth MAC championship (May 1) Women avenge 1998 title loss, advance to NCAA tournament.

Men's tennis Broncos capture 1999 MAC title (May 1) Men win first title since 1981, advance to NCAA tournament

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