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OT professor presents at Belgium symposium

Dr. Diane Powers-Foltz Dirette, professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, was invited to present the keynote address at the Belgium Occupational Therapy Research Symposium, held earlier in September at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium.

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Book-It book drive for United Way

CHHS is proud to participate in this year's Book-It campaign through United Way. Studies show that reading helps children develop tools to succeed in academics and in life. This book drive seeks children's books for young readers in the Kalamazoo area.

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Social work experience in Chicago

Nine students from WMU's School of Social Work traveled to Chicago this summer for an intercultural learning course. Students experienced intercultural dialogue, learning and enjoyed some of the main multicultural offerings of the area.

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Golf outing benefits individuals with hearing loss

The second annual Student Academy of Audiology Golf Outing was held in August to raise money for hearing service scholarships for low-income patients in the Charles Van Riper Hearing Clinic in the Unified Clinics at Western Michigan University.

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Fall begins with new leadership at CHHS

On university campuses, fall is a time of new beginnings as high school graduates leave their hometowns to take the next steps in their education. CHHS begins the new academic year with a new dean, as well as a number of new chairs and directors in our departments and schools.