During three commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 16, President Edward Montgomery will preside over his first graduation exercises at WMU.
WMU's master's-level program represents "outstanding achievement in quality and content" and is one of just six programs in the world to be certified by the American Society for Engineering Management.
Men's soccer players Zach Bock, a defender, and Brandon Bye, a midfielder, and forward Alex Ruffer, of the women's soccer team, all were named Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Following a nationwide search, WMU has named Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy the new vice president for research. Kinzy, currently vice president for research at Rutgers, will take the reins of WMU's research enterprise, effective Jan. 8
WMU had the second-most number of players named to the 2017 Football Academic All-MAC team. All 16 Broncos will now be eligible to be voted as Distinguished Scholar-Athletes by the league.
The Bell's Brewery Development Award will give WMU and KVCC student interns experience in four key departments—quality, brewing, packaging and brewing innovation—over the course of one year.
The sustainability-focused Gibbs House Fellowship program is accepting applications for 2018-19 fellows through Jan. 18. Attend an information session Jan. 12 to learn more.
The Board of Trustees has approved an $8 to $19 monthly rent increase for on-campus apartments and apartment-style residential units, keeping WMU rates in alignment with the surrounding community.
Holiday recess begins with the end of fall semester, and some campus services will cease or have reduced hours starting Friday, Dec. 15, through the start of spring semester Monday, Jan. 8.
A total of $200,915.56 has been pledged, with 34 percent of employees and 11 percent of retirees responding. The president's office will continue to collect pledge cards for those wishing to "Change the Story."
With the search for WMU's next provost and vice president for academic affairs now fully underway, listening sessions have been scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Jan. 11-12, in the Bernhard Center.
Before bad weather moves in, learn about WMU's closure policy, snow- and ice-removal procedures, and safe-walking tips.
Campus redevelopment work in the coming years will see construction of a student center, new student housing and an eye-catching new presence showcasing the part of campus that runs along Stadium Drive.
This month's global engagement opportunities include a Kwanzaa celebration, various art exhibits, performances and conversation circles to help international students practice their English.
WMU has been named one of the nation's top colleges for veterans by Military Times magazine, making it the only Michigan school to appear on all eight Military Times Best Colleges lists.
Drs. Massood Atashbar and Pavel Ikonomov are among five innovators from Michigan universities to receive first-round support from the ADVANCE Proof of Concept Grant Fund.
Michael Braun has won the Barbara Ort-Smith Award from the Michigan World Languages Association. The Ort-Smith Award is the state's highest honor for educators in the field of world languages.
WMU's chapter of the national honor society Alpha Lambda Delta was one of just eight to be awarded the Maintaining the Flame Award for exceptionally active membership and dedication to community service.
WMU students brought home a map competition first place, an inaugural education research award and a desert research grant from the 2017 Geological Society of America annual meeting.
Among the ratings in the WMU Haworth College of Business profile are scores of 92 for both the academic experience and for accessibility of professors.