February 2014 WMU News

Kalamazoo County students are up to something big

Students in grades four through eight are invited to register to take part in free workshops starting March 8 that are associated with Together Kalamazoo, a countywide celebration of the arts, community and diversity.

Graduate College selects second duo to be fellows

This year's Graduate College Faculty Fellows are Dr. Julie Apker, associate professor of communication, and Dr. Louann A. Bierlein Palmer, professor of educational leadership, research and technology.

University Theatre presents '9 to 5 The Musical'

The all-student cast will give several performances of '9 to 5,' the musical based on the hit 1980s movie, March 13-23 in the Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

'An Open Book: Work by Barbara Ellmann' on display

The exhibit "An Open Book: Work by Barbara Ellmann" is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Monroe-Brown Gallery through Friday, March 21. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Annual Wounded Warrior 5k returns in April

Registration is now open for the fifth annual Wounded Warrior 5k, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, April 12, on WMU's campus. Registration is $15 and includes post-race refreshments and a T-shirt.

Nominations sought for LBGTA awards program

Up to five awards in two categories will be presented to students, employees, units and organizations during April's Lavender Graduation. The deadline to make nominations is Sunday, March 16.

Local high school students to compete in Brain Bee

The fourth annual Southwest Michigan Brain Bee neuroscience competition will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at Wood Hall on WMU's campus. The bee is a key component of Brain Awareness Week.