Three ceremonies will be held Saturday, Dec. 15: 9 a.m. for the college of Aviation, Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Health and Human Services; noon for the College of Education and Human Development and Haworth College of Business; and 3 p.m. for the colleges of Arts and Sciences and of Fine Arts and for Extended University Programs.
Holiday recess begins with the end of fall semester, and some campus services will cease or have reduced hours starting Friday, Dec. 14, through the start of spring semester on Monday, Jan. 7.
The Haworth College of Business was recognized for being accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, as well as having additional specialized AACSB accreditation for its accountancy programs.
Chef Tom Giles of WMU Dining Services was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2018 Annual Culinary Competition held at the Columbus Culinary Institute at the end of October.
WMU and the broader area community will offer numerous global engagement opportunities in December. Highlights include West African drumming classes, Kalamazoo Institute of Art tours and the Rootead Youth Dance Showcase.
Representing the Mid-American Conference, the WMU football Broncos will face Football Bowl Subdivision independent opponent Brigham Young University at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, Eastern Time, in the bowl game at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho.
Michigan's Campus Sexual Assault Program has awarded WMU $132,557, the most money awarded to the University in four years of this state grant program that supports efforts to help prevent sexual assault.
WMU’s Gamma Rho chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has been recognized with a Superior Status designation for the 35th time. The honor shines a spotlight on the chapter's outstanding efforts during the 2017-18 academic year.
Drs. Jennifer Harrison and Timothy Palmer earned the inaugural award for how they are incorporating the Times into the Social Justice and Sustainability in India course they co-teach.
Assume the University is open and will continue normal operation unless notified.
John Mellencamp will embark on a 2019 tour of "The John Mellencamp Show" at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at Miller Auditorium on the campus of Western Michigan University.