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BLVS faculty contribute to core text for their field

The third edition of Foundations of Education that was just released by the American Foundation for the Blind includes two chapters that were co-authored by Dawn Anderson and Rob Wall Emerson from the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies.

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Western Regional Area Health Education Center and CHHS Immersion Days

On March 9 and 10, Western Michigan University’s College of Health and Human Services, host site for the Western Regional Area Health Education Center, welcomed 70 high school students from the Calhoun Area Career Center’s health programs for the CHHS Immersion Days.

Seven CHHS programs in U.S. News & World Report's Top 100

Western Michigan University once again had eight graduate programs listed in the U.S. News and World Report Top 100 list for 2017. In the latest round of rankings released March 14, seven of the eight programs (and all four ranked in the top 50) are housed here in the College of Health and Human Services.

Ph.D. student receives prestigious research award

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D. student Libby MacQuillan has been selected to receive an All-University Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award, one of the most significant honors that Western Michigan University bestows upon its graduate students.

Ph.D. alumna Angelique Day finds success in Detroit, DC and Seattle

Angelique Day earned her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from WMU in 2011. Since then, she's found great success at Wayne State University, has been named a Congressional Fellow, and has now accepted a position at University of Washington-Seattle.

May 12

Conference Building Trauma Informed Organizations Across Disciplines, WMU-Grand Rapids regional location, 2333 E. Beltline Ave. SE, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $65; continuing education credits available.

June 6

Conference "Addressing the Michigan Opioid Crisis," daylong event featuring several speakers and presentations, WMU-Grand Rapids regional location, 2333 E. Beltline Ave. SE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free; lunch provided.