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