November 2012 WMU News

Volleyball team to face CMU in MAC tournament

The Bronco volleyball team recently clinched the MAC West division with 20 season wins to advance to the 2012 MAC Tournament Friday, Nov. 16, against Central Michigan University.

WMU to host first LBGTA Diversity Career Fair

The Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender and Ally Diversity Career Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Trimpe Building. Attendees should dress in business casual attire.

Lewis Walker tapped for NAACP humanitarian award

Dr. Lewis Walker, professor emeritus of sociology and namesake for the Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations, has won the Kalamazoo NAACP's 2012 Humanitarian Award.

Business college one of the 'Best 296 Business Schools'

Haworth College of Business is an outstanding business school, according to the education services company, the Princeton Review, and is featured in the 2013 edition of the annual guidebook, "The Best 296 Business Schools."

WMU donates paper pulp to Goodwill program

The Paperworks Goodwill Program employs people with disabilities to make handmade greetings cards with recycled materials including denim, wool, coffee and cotton.

John E. Sandberg obituary

John E. Sandberg, professor emeritus of education and former dean of the College of Education, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Viera, Fla., at age 83.

Alumni reading on tap for fall Frostic Reading Series

Three authors and WMU alumni—Adam Clay, Peter Geye and K. Frithjof Peterson—will be featured in the next Frostic Reading Series event at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in 209 Bernhard Center.

Robert E. Shamu obituary

Robert E. Shamu, professor emeritus of physics, died Friday, Oct. 26, at age 79. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Kalamazoo. Guestbook entries may be made online.

25 Year Club to induct 72 longtime employees

WMU will induct 72 longtime employees during the annual 25 Year Club Gala set for Tuesday, Nov. 27. This year's inductees joined the ranks of the faculty or staff in 1987.

Criminality of climate change explored in talk

Dr. Rob White, professor of criminology at the University of Tasmania, will address "Climate Change, Crime and Criminology" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in 1920 Sangren Hall.

Open enrollment period underway for WMU employees

Open enrollment will end at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, for eligible WMU employees and retirees to add dependents to their health care coverage and employees to enroll or re-enroll in a Flexible Spending Account.