In its 11th annual assessment of nearly 750 of the nation's colleges and universities, the magazine ranked WMU at No. 64 among national universities—up 28 places from its spot in 2015.
Stephen John and Joseph Barnett, inventors of NeoVent, will speak at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in 2150 Schneider Hall.
Dennis W. Archer was honored earlier this month for his lifetime of achievement by the American Bar Association's 2016 ABA Medal.
Dr. Fredrick J. Dobney, former WMU provost and vice president for academic affairs, died Aug. 19 at his home in Brighton. He was 72.
The Valley Dining Center, which features nine micro-restaurants and a café, is set to open for normal business operations beginning Friday, Sept. 2
Sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14-15, for students interested in competing in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl competition.
Sponsored by WMU's Sindecuse Health Center, the event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Campus Flagpoles.
Except for essential and emergency services, WMU offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of U.S. Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6.
The temporary One Stop Center will open on the second floor of the Bernhard Center Aug. 29 through Sept. 9, offering numerous campus services in one location. The center will be closed Sept. 3-5.
WMU's Heritage Hall renovation has won a 2016 Governor's Energy Excellence Award for the success it triggered in reducing energy waste. The award was announced Aug. 11.
A photo of J. Gabriel Ware taken by WMU photographer Mike Lanka was selected by the Phi Kappa Phi honor society as first place winner in its Spring 2016 Graduation Photo Contest.