WMU News

Photo of bicyclists during a race.
June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Biking events July 11-13, include the 2014 Miller Energy Criterium set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Business, Technology and Research Park on WMU's Parkview Campus.

Photo of a hibernating bat.
July 10, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Dr. Maarten J. Vonhof  and Dr. Robert Eversole received more than $200,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to study a fatal fungal infection afflicting hibernating bats in eastern North America.

Photo of the 2014 Sunseeker car.
July 9, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Sunseeker solar car racing team heads for Texas July 12 for the 2014 American Solar Challenge. The cross-country race runs July 21-28; cars will travel from Texas to Minnesota.

Image of the Kalamazoo Blues Festival app.
July 9, 2014 | WMU News

WMU student Adam Nolan and recent graduate John Cook designed the phone app for the upcoming festival, set for July 10-12 at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo.

Photo of Mark Sahlgren.
July 8, 2014 | WMU News

Mark Sahlgren, volunteer host of the WMUK show "Grassroots" for 36 years, will be honored by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13, in Bronson Park.

Photo of a WMU sign.
July 7, 2014 | WMU News

Four brown-bag lunch events are scheduled during July and August to offer support and information about the 2014-15 Academic Program Review and Planning process.

Photo of Dennis Corbin.
June 30, 2014 | WMU News

Dennis Corbin, WMU's associate athletic director for medical and support services, was recently inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society Hall of Fame.

Photo of a fence and construction sign.
June 30, 2014 | WMU News

City work along West Michigan Avenue July 6-19 will result in a detour, and ongoing reconstruction around the U.S. 131 and Stadium Drive interchange could cause lengthy traffic backups.

Student Activities and Leadership Programs logo.
June 30, 2014 | WMU News

WMU students who want to become leaders in their registered student organizations can register online by through Friday, July 25, to attend the fifth annual Leadership and Involvement Conference.

Photo of Bradley Wong.
June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Bradley Wong, professor of music, has assumed leadership of the University's music school. His appointment was approved during the WMU Board of Trustees' June 10 meeting.


Photo of WMU's Richmond Center for Visual Arts.
June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Six faculty and staff members have received 2013-14 recognition awards from the College of Fine Arts. The annual awards were presented during an April reception.

Photo of a WMU sign.
June 27, 2014 | WMU News

At its June 10 meeting, WMU trustees approved the retirements of 19 faculty and staff members and also signed off on three faculty resignations and one faculty change in departmental affiliation.

Photo of Dr. Keith Hearit.
June 27, 2014 | WMU News

Dean Enyedi announced the appointment, which is effective Tuesday, July 1. Hearit's responsibilities will focus on research, discovery and creative activity within the College.

WMUK-FM logo.
June 26, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's public radio station was awarded two awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc., or PRNDI. WMUK's Gordon Evans accepted the award during a June 21 ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Photo of a WMU seal.
June 26, 2014 | WMU News

A committee in WMU's Haworth College of Business has selected 29 business students to receive major scholarships in recognition of their outstanding character and academic excellence.

Photo of a volunteer assembling a welcome pack for Seita students.
June 26, 2014 | WMU News

The Seita Scholars program is collecting new items for student welcome packs Monday, July 7, through Friday, Aug. 8, and is in need of essential living and personal health care products.

Photo of the Zhang Legacy Collections Center.
June 26, 2014 | WMU News

WMU's Zhang Legacy Collections Center has achieved silver certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system, bringing the University's total number of LEED-certified buildings to eight.

Photo of a Bronco Bash attendee.
June 17, 2014 | WMU News

The 34th annual Bronco Bash is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, on the pedestrian mall in front of Sangren Hall. Applications are now being accepted for vendor booths and entertainment.