Each of the five police departments involved will transition to the centralized dispatch system one at a time, starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Members of the public can now receive WMU Alert and advisory notifications via text message, a service previously available only to employees and students.
Diana Hernández received El Concilio’s 2018 Quetzalcoatl Award and has been selected as one of the Top 50 Latinas in Michigan by the governor-appointed Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan.
Dr. Ola Smith, professor of accountancy and chair of the department, has been elected vice chair of the Michigan State Board of Accountancy.
A major gift by alumnus Robert Kaiser, owner and CEO of Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation, has transformed the sales lab at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business. A grand opening ceremony and open house will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, to celebrate the official opening of the facility.
The town halls, set for 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Fetzer Center's Kirsch Auditorium, will allow WMU officials and a representative from consulting firm Aon to offer details about the review project.
The study from Southwest Michigan First and WMU found that the University annually has a $1.6 billion economic impact on the local region.
The Oct. 5 grand opening of the WMU Esports Arena will allow Kalamazoo community members and alumni returning for WMU's homecoming weekend to experience video gaming as a competitive sport.
The presentation titled "From Electrical Engineering to World Champion Mountain Biker and Entrepreneur: Learning to think like an engineer will make you successful in any business," will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, on WMU's Parkview Campus.
The event from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 19, will be in Lot 41 near Sangren Hall.
Through this collective of 10 teaching clinics, thousands of Michigan residents receive treatment that is unavailable elsewhere, may not be covered by insurance or is unaffordable through other providers.
Scenes from "Coming Up For Air," a new indie film largely shot in West Michigan and featuring a WMU theatre professor, will set the stage for a community discussion Oct. 10 that explores mental health's impact on families. RSVPs are requested at comingupforairoct10.eventbrite.com.
The University's 55th Distinguished Alumni Award recipients as well as select groups of graduates from all of WMU's colleges will be celebrated during an Oct. 5 event held in conjunction with homecoming.
WMU’s Giving Day is set for Wednesday, Oct. 3, but all gifts made during homecoming week, Monday through Sunday, Oct. 1-7, will count toward Giving Day.
The campus United Way is collecting new or gently used books for students in kindergarten through the third grade. Collection boxes will be in buildings throughout campus Monday, Oct. 8, through Wednesday, Oct. 31.
WMU and the extended Kalamazoo community will offer numerous global engagement opportunities in October. Highlights include opportunities to observe Hispanic Heritage Month, learn more about Africian-American history, and practice yoga as well as engage in other exercises with women from around the world.
The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory at WMU's downtown Grand Rapids location is a collaboration with Grand Rapids Community College and manufacturers to address the need for skilled labor.
The W Magazine's research edition features the world-impacting scholarship of WMU faculty members and the many students they engage in the discovery process. Student researchers are learning through hands-on experience while helping to create new knowledge that benefits the world.
Consumers Energy's new large-scale battery facility on WMU's Parkview Campus increases research opportunities for students while storing enough energy from wind and solar sources to power 1,000 homes.
Hundreds of employer representatives will be on campus participating in career-related events for job seekers in a wide variety of fields. The events start Sept. 11 and run through Nov. 14.
The University Theatre's 2018-19 season features cowboys, drag queens, the best of Broadway, stage adaptations of movie favorites and more.