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September 30, 2000, Kalamazoo MI USA

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September 2000 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.

Broncos sweep two MAC rivals (Sept. 30) Volleyball team defeats Akron and EMU 3-0 on the road.

Defense keys 23-10 Bronco win (Sept. 30) Football Broncos overcome mistakes to remain undefeated in MAC.

Volleyball team sweeps Akron (Sept. 29) WMU improves to 2-1 MAC with 3-0 win at Akron.

Women's soccer team rallies for tie (Sept. 29) WMU ties Toledo to remain unbeaten in MAC competition.

Ramey named MAC player of the week (Sept. 28) Goalie is first Bronco women's soccer player to receive weekly honor.

Petersen joins Bronco tennis staffs (Sept. 27) Scott Peterson will assist both the men's and women's tennis teams.

Three outstanding grads named Distinguished Alumni (Sept. 27) Business, the arts, and social issues represented among recipients to be honored Oct. 20.

Environmental workshop draws international experts (Sept. 27) More than 130 researchers expected at Oct. 6-8 workshop on environment.

Working with difficult people (Sept. 27) WBDC workshop Oct. 5 features ways to deal with difficult customers, colleagues and employees.

New license plates show Bronco pride (Sept. 26) Most of the added fee for special plate goes directly to WMU.

Six inducted into WMU Hall of Fame (Sept. 26) Inductees will be honored at Nov. 17 banquet.

Women's soccer team is perfect, 3-0 MAC (Sept. 24) WMU is undefeated and has not allowed a goal in MAC competition. Hosts Toledo Friday.

Volleyball Broncos fall at Ball State (Sept. 23) WMU falls to 1-1 MAC with 3-0 loss at Ball State. Two teams meet again Nov. 17 in Kalamazoo.

Broncos defeat Toledo, 21-14 (Sept. 23) Broncos lead MAC West with big win over favored Rockets.

William M. McCabe (Sept. 22) Associate professor emeritus of engineering died Aug. 12.

Volleyball Broncos sweep Miami (Sept. 22) WMU is 1-0 MAC with big 3-0 win at Miami.

Reception to welcome new nursing school director (Sept. 22) Thursday, Sept. 28, reception welcomes Marie F. Gates to WMU.

Free conflict resolution service introduced (Sept. 22) New free service available for WMU faculty and staff.

Faculty Senate charts course for 2000-01 (Sept. 22) Goals established, council chairs named. Next full meeting of senate is Oct. 12.

Annual Family Festival weekend begins Sept. 29 (Sept. 22) Campus tours, Scarlet Pimpernel, Boehmer Jugglers, Bronco football among highlights.

Haworth business frosh join laptop initiative (Sept. 22) First-year business students join "anytime, anyplace" computing initiative in business college.

Potter books raise specter of book bannings (Sept. 22) Latest censorship efforts come on eve of Banned Books Week, Sept. 23-30.

Civic responsibility and corporate leadership (Sept. 22) WMU's Nicholas Andreadis addresses changing leadership development programs, Oct. 3.

Men's basketball season preview and schedule (Sept. 21) Schedule includes contests at Michigan and Indiana.

Eaton VP next in Global Business Lecture Series (Sept. 21) "Serving Industrial Markets in Asia" is topic of Sept. 28 Haworth College program.

Impact of diversity and technology (Sept. 21) Impact of diversity and technology on organizations explored by visiting scholar Oct. 2.

Four poets present readings Sept. 28 (Sept. 21) New Issues Press presents Featherstone, Kearns, Sterling, and VanderMolen.

Fiction writer Peter Ho Davies presents reading (Sept. 21) English department sponsors presentation by award-winning writer Oct. 5.

Former U.S. ambassador speaks at Haworth College (Sept. 19) Former ambassador to Italy, Peter Secchia, is next in Distinguished Speaker Series.

Southwest Fest may feature 'biggest game of the season' (Sept. 19) Broncos host undefeated Toledo in MAC West showdown, Sept. 23.

Trustees authorize property purchase for soccer facility (Sept. 18) WMU will acquire 52 acres in Oshtemo Township.

WMU purchases property for student housing (Sept. 18) University to buy 20 acres in Arbortetum from WMU Foundation.

Trustees approve estimated 2000-01 budget (Sept. 18) General fund budget of $226 million is 7.1 percent increase from previous year.

Trustees approve AFSCME agreement (Sept. 18) August agreement between WMU and union is ratified by board.

Broncos stampede to 56-0 win (Sept. 16) MAC-record crowd of 36,361 celebrates CommUniverCity Night rout of Indiana State.

Broncos finish 2nd at Ameritech Invitational (Sept. 16) WMU falls to Ohio State in volleyball tournament title match.

Volleyball Broncos 2-0 at Ameritech Invitational (Sept. 15) WMU defeats Liberty and Connecticut, hosts Ohio State Saturday.

WMU enrollment shatters previous record (Sept. 14) Fall 2000 enrollment of 28,657 is the largest in University history.

Women's basketball season preview and schedule (Sept. 14) Highlights include Kansas State at WMU and Broncos vs Michigan in Grand Rapids.

Trustees to consider three issues Sept. 15 (Sept. 13) Issues include union contract and 2000-01 general fund budget.

CommUniverCity is the biggest night of the year (Sept. 13) More than 35,000 expected for food, football, fireworks and lots of fun.

William Cotton named fellow in economic council (Sept. 13) Nation's largest and oldest economic development society honors WMU administrator.

School of Social Work receives high marks (Sept. 13) School praised during re-accreditation of both bachelor's and master's programs.

Nuclear arms treaty expert visits WMU (Sept. 13) Columbia University geophysicist Paul Richards makes public presentation Sept. 25.

U.S. men's gymnastics has medal potential (Sept. 12) Former Olympian and WMU professor Orlofsky says men's team is legitimate medal contender.

Legally blind Olympic runner may open door for others (Sept. 12) Marla Runyan could have significant impact on future participation by visually impaired.

It's about more than medals (Sept. 12) Olympic historian Lewis Carlson says nationalism is still a driving force for many countries and athletes.

Olympic sponsorship is big business (Sept. 12) Global audiences create unique opportunity for image advertising says WMU's Andrew Brogowicz.

Swimsuit controversy reminiscent of past (Sept. 12) WMU's Linda Borish says swimsuit controversies are nothing new to the Olympics.

Origins of U.S. women's swimming success (Sept. 12) WMU faculty expert traces long-standing success to early pioneers in American women's sport.

WMU wins two of three in Cincinnati (Sept. 9) Volleyball team evens record with 2-1 weekend at Xavier Tournament.

Broncos hold on for big win at Iowa (Sept. 9) WMU leads by 18 points early, stops Iowa for huge 27-21 football win on Hawkeyes' home field.

Volleyball Broncos even record (Sept. 8) WMU blasts Virginia, 3-1, in opening match at Xavier Tournament.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet presents reading (Sept. 8) Author of "Black Zodiak," 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Wright at WMU Sept. 21.

Ethics presentation series kicks off 15th year (Sept. 8) Arts and sciences dean Elise Jorgens is first of five speakers scheduled for fall semester.

Steak 'n Shake named Employer of the Year (Sept. 8) Selected for contributions and commitment to career development of WMU students.

The importance of being polled (Sept. 8) Polling determines issues important to voters says WMU's Chester B. Rogers.

WMU pianist debuts at Lincoln Center in New York (Sept. 7) Award winner Lori Sims makes Lincoln Center debut performance Sept. 16.

Premiere Night kicks off fall 2000 sports seasons (Sept. 7) Hollywood-style premiere at University Arena features volleyball versus Connecticut, Sept. 15.

It's not about the economy, stupid (Sept. 7) With a healthy economy, candidates search for other issues says WMU's Kevin Corder.

Broncos fall to Michigan State in overtime (Sept. 6) Goalie Megan Ramey makes nine saves, women's soccer team loses 1-0 to Spartans.

Michigan's importance in campaign means lots of visitors (Sept. 6) Expect to see the presidential candidates spending a lot of time in Michigan.

New Homecoming Web site debuts (Sept. 5) Site contains information on events, accommodations and more for WMU Homecoming, Oct. 20-21.

The say of the South (Sept. 5) Both Gore and Bush are native sons of the South and both need the region to win says WMU political scientist John Clark.

Women's soccer team remains unbeaten with 3-2 win (Sept. 3) Broncos defeat Detroit, host Michigan State Wednesday at WMU Soccer Complex.

Democracy isn't what it used to be (Sept. 4) Gore and Bush represent U.S. political aristocracy says WMU's Emily Hauptmann.

Grants promote integration of technology in classroom (Sept. 3) WMU receives $1.1 million in grants, is cited by President Clinton in weekly radio address.

Keystone Community Bank sponsors business series (Sept. 3) Haworth College "Business Breakfast Series" features WMU faculty, begins Sept. 29.

Volleyball Broncos notch first win (Sept. 2) Broncos improve to 1-2 on the season with 3-1 victory over Eastern Kentucky.

Broncos go the distance in 3-2 loss to Purdue (Sept. 1) Volleyball team suffers second close loss in Friday matches at Purdue Invitational.

Women's soccer team wins, hosts Detroit Sunday (Sept. 1) Broncos defeat visiting Valparaiso, 3-2, in soccer season opener.

WMU again gets 'top 100' listing in U.S. News (Sept. 1) 2001 U.S. News & World Report rankings again place WMU among nation's top 100 public universities.

Volleyball Broncos lose 3-1 to Kansas (Sept. 1) WMU plays host Purdue and Eastern Kentucky in remaining matches at Purdue Invitational.

Welcome back! (Sept. 1) A message to the campus community from WMU President Elson S. Floyd.

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