Jim Tripp, a painter/glazier, died Dec. 25, 2015, at age 62. An open house to celebrate his life will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13.
January 2016 WMU News
Laura Morrison will speak at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, in 2000 Schneider Hall. Her talk is titled "WMU to Wall Street."
Applications for the matching funds, available to businesses with 500 or fewer employees, are due Friday, March 11.
The 14-piece orchestral pop band MNOE + Lauren Deming will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. Tickets are available online and at Bell's General Store.
John J. Pruis, a former WMU vice president, professor and secretary to the Board of Trustees, died Friday, Jan. 15, at age 92.
Registration is underway for 45 courses and six trips being offered from February through April by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WMU.
George Kremer, a veteran low-vision professional is serving southwest Michigan residents as well as campus community in his new role.
Siddhartha Roy will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in 1910 Sangren Hall. His talk, titled "Science as a Force for Public Good," is free and open to the public.
Comedian Dave Coulier will be on campus at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Miller Auditorium. Admission is $1 for WMU students and $15 for the general public.
Students, employees, alumni and other stakeholders are encouraged to review and comment on the first draft of WMU's revised strategic plan, which will be posted online.
Dr. Lambert R. VanderKooi, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, died Nov. 17, 2015, at age 80. Services have been held.
The award-winning musical will be part of Miller Auditorium's 2016-17 season. Ticket package holders receive priority ticket opportunities for all shows.
The WMU Symphony Orchestra's concert will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in Miller Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.
The Frostic Reading Series along with Theatre Kalamazoo will present a new work by award-winning playwright Adam Szymkowicz Friday, Feb. 5.
Michael "Woody" Woodhams, former electrician in maintenance services, died Jan. 19. A memorial service will be held Monday, Jan. 25.
The break, located on Wilber Street adjacent to the cul de sac near Woodlawn Place, will trigger a repair closure tonight—Jan. 21—from approximately 10:30 p.m. to midnight.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the World War II murder mystery Feb. 5-14 in the Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
The terms of the new agreements are already enabling the delivery this semester of two upper-level law classes on WMU's main campus in Kalamazoo.
Janice S. Weaver, a retired Dining Services staff member, died Dec. 30, 2015, at age 68. Services have been held. A message book is available online.
The deadline for submitting proposals, valued at up to $3,000 each, is Friday, Feb. 12. All board-appointed, full-time faculty members are eligible to apply.
Nominations are being accepted through Feb. 5 for the outstanding student employee and supervisor awards. Winners will be announced during Student Employee Appreciation Week, Feb. 22-26.
Lin Foulk will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Many student-oriented preparation events are being staged ahead of the annual Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 11, and the Government and Nonprofit Career Fair on Friday, Feb. 12.
Marvin "Geno" Milkovich, a former carpet cleaner, died Dec. 24 at age 83. A private graveside service is to be held.
The show, recipient of the Best Musical Tony award in 2012, is coming to Miller Auditorium 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 25-26.
Learn more about becoming a member of the Student Recreation Center from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 20-21.
Robert "Herb" Williams of Kalamazoo died Saturday, Jan. 16, in Battle Creek. A visitation is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20.
National bestselling author Bonnie Jo Campbell and luminary poet Dr. Daneen Wardrop will headline the first installment of the spring 2016 Frostic Reading Series.
The creator of the popular public radio program is coming to Miller Auditorium for one appearance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24.
College of Aviation researchers will use the grants to study weather information systems with the aim of improving general aviation safety.