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Volleyball Broncos among nation's top teams (Dec. 28) WMU wins record 10th MAC title, advances to NCAA Sweet 16, ranked among top teams in final polls.
Researchers touch the lives of local children (Oct. 3) A $4 million grant will help 350 Kalamazoo-area children learn to read.
Recent grad wins second DownBeat
award (June 9) DownBeat magazine names April graduate
Aubrey Johnson Jazz Vocalist College Co-Winner.
Student gets scholarship,
doing research in Brazil (May 20) Margaret Gerhart
gets paper engineering scholarship, accepted to do nanotechnology
research in Brazil.
Swanson earns Academic All-America (Dec. 9) Phillip Swanson is seventh football Bronco to receive Academic All-American honors.
Alumnus' $1 million gift
triggers renovation for baseball (May 2) Robert
J. Bobb's challenge gift funds complete renovation of stadium
at historic Hyames Field.
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Men's tennis heads to NCAA
tourney (April 28) Broncos win record 20th MAC title,
third straight MAC tournament and automatic berth in NCAA national
Women's tennis claims fourth
straight MAC title (April 28) Junior Kerstin Pahl
is MAC player of the year, Betsy Kuhle earns seventh coach of
the year honor.
WMU grad awarded fellowship
to assist Liberians (Jan. 9) Recent graduate Norris
Tweah gets $35,000 grant to work as special assistant for Liberian
Graduating senior lands job
as 'Blue Man' (April 16) Musical theatre performance
major Patrick Newton goes from graduation to job in Blue Man
Three faculty members named Fulbright Scholars (Nov. 21) Drs. Barcelona, Covell and Warren chosen for nation's foremost academic exchange program.
Three students receive supply management awards (Feb. 14) Seniors Marie Chapman and Derrick Lasecki, freshman Matilda Shaw among 13 winners nationwide.
Mingus chosen as leading
scholar, attends prestigious retreat (May 20) Dr.
Matthew Mingus selected as one of the top 50 emerging scholars
in public administration.
WMU wins chamber's environmental
honors (April 1) WMU gets 2008 Environmental Award
from Kalamazoo chamber for leadership in sustainability.
Scores of Dominican Republic
students coming to WMU (Feb. 5) Agreement with Caribbean
nation has already brought 60 students to WMU on full scholarships.
WMU program best undergrad
team at competition (April 23) Team from WMU Telecommunications
and Information Management program best in nation.
First WMU Day is resounding,
fun-filled success (May 29) More than 700 Broncos
invade Michigan Capitol in daylong demonstration of pride and
WMU named one of America's
best national universities by U.S. News. (Aug. 22)
This marks WMU's 10th consecutive year on U.S. News & World
Report's "Best National Universities" list.
Hours is a regular presentation of CAB
CAB wins award for programming
(March 26) WMU Campus Activities Board named in Campus Activities
Magazine voting as nation's best college program board for 2007.
Junior Michael Gregor is
WMU's newest Udall Scholar (April 16) Gregor is
fifth WMU student to win prestigious environmental scholarship
Grad student is lead author
of article in Geology (April 8) Travis Hayden article
in Geology magazine explores Chesapeake Bay meteor impact 35 million
Three WMU teams in NCAA's
top 10 percent academically (May 7) Baseball, gymnastics,
volleyball rank in top tier academically among Division I schools.
Horn third, Brown seventh
at NCAA track nationals (June 16) Becky Horn, 800-meter
run; Danielle Brown, 400-meter hurdles, earn All-American and
shot at Olympics.
Sophomore wins prestigious
young artist award (May 23) Trombonist Hana Beloglavec
of Kalamazoo wins Yamaha Young Performing Artists award.
Nursing student Diane Stein
wins national scholarship (May 9) Stein earns $2,000
Roberta Pierce Scofield Scholarship rarely given to undergraduates.
Three film students invited
to Cannes Festival (May 2) Three from WMU competitively
selected for student programs at Cannes International Film Festival.
Two seniors receive Bucknell
poetry fellowships (April 16) Jennifer Dempsey and
Rebecah Pulsifer among just 12 undergraduates nationwide to get
young poet awards.
Business college, Cooley
Law launch joint program (May 19) Haworth College
of Business and Cooley Law ink agreement to offer joint law degree
Foreign languages professor
receives coveted NEA grant (Sept. 15) Dr. Jeffrey
Angles is awarded $20,000 to translate the memoirs of a prominent
WMU goes into Michigan Aviation
Hall of Fame (April 10) College of Aviation inducted
into state Hall of Fame.
Faculty in four grad programs
get top-10 ranking (Jan. 9) Faculty Scholarly Productivity
Index ranks WMU faculty in four programs among top 10 in their