WMU offers new ways for students to get passports

In addition to establishing a $110 passport scholarship, the University will host a Passport Caravan Sept. 21 that will process the passports of 100 underrepresented WMU students for free.

ISM student wins $6,000 scholarship

Meriah Putnam, integrated supply management student at Western Michigan University, has been awarded the prestigious Transportation Club of Detroit scholarship for 2018. This marks the sixth consecutive year that a WMU student has won this award. 

Former Obama official to discuss American democracy

During the Sept. 20 event, a former director of Obama's Domestic Policy Council will address how economic insecurity and the country's changing demographics have affected public confidence in institutions and democracy.

Humanities talks explore 'Truth'

The University Center for the Humanities 2018-19 speaker series "Truth" begins with two talks Tuesday, Sept. 25, and others to follow through spring semester.

Ample resources on hand for switch to WMU Essential Studies

Courses for this new general education curriculum must be submitted for review by Monday, Dec. 31. Workshops and interactive tutorials are just some of the tools available to facilitate appropriate course development and prepare for adoption of WMU Essential Studies in 2020.

WMU goes all in to promote student success

Some 4,700 incoming freshman and transfer students are part of a sweeping new program that immediately connects them to campus and orients them to college life and WMU.

Take advantage of global engagement opportunities in September

WMU and the extended Kalamazoo community will offer numerous global engagement opportunities in September. Highlights include welcome to Western parties, a new Kalamazoo Art Institute acquisition, the WMU Study Abroad Fair, Kalamazoo's Taste of Jazz and WMU's China Festival.