The year-to-date total for externally funded awards is nearly $17.5 million since the July 1 start of the current fiscal year.
March 2016 WMU News
Give blood Thursday, April 7, in the Bernhard Center and help WMU set a state record in addition to winning the CMU-WMU challenge.
The annual scholarship fundraising dinner in honor of civil rights leader César E. Chávez is set for Saturday, April 2.
A prescribed burn of up to 20 acres of prairie in the Asylum Lake Preserve is planned for sometime during the next four weeks, weather permitting.
The annual spring concert is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
The all-student cast will give several performances of the Tony award-winning musical April 8-17 in the Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.
A free campuswide shredding event for personal and professional documents will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, in Lot 41 near Sangren Hall.
The concert, which will also feature Peter Eldridge and Cedric Dent, will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The talks are set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, and 3:30 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5. They are all free and open to the public.
The discussion is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in 1920 Sangren Hall. It is free and open to the public.
The 13 dance students will perform "The Illusion Has Been Just a Dream," a work choreographed by WMU Associate Professor of Dance Carolyn Pavlik.
Prospective graduate students can learn about WMU's audiology and speech-language pathology programs during an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, April 1.
Some 6,000 students and community members will gather Sunday, April 3, to enjoy the music, foods, fashions and traditional dances of 19 cultures represented at WMU.
Fifty of WMU's most outstanding scholars and artists were chosen from this year's senior class of more than 6,500 students.
The program, which will feature selections by Mozart, Beethoven and Verdi, among others, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5.
The concert, which will celebrate the element of dance in music, will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Trustees unanimously adopted the Gold Standard 2020, a five-year strategic plan designed to build on the three-year strategic planning period that just concluded.
Dr. Jana K. Schulman, professor of English and director of the WMU Medieval Institute will use the $180,000 award to offer a summer institute on teaching "Beowulf."
The performance, coined the "Illustrated Flute Project," will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the Dalton Center Multimedia Room.
Young geography buffs from across the state will descend on WMU's campus Friday, April 1, for the annual competition.
Nicolas Theoret, a senior in mechanical engineering, participated in the Magna Student Innovation Challenge.
The conference will take place Monday and Tuesday, April 11 and 12, at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. Preregistration ends March 25.
WMU will host Aviation Outlook Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 1, and the Education Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13.
Kalamazoo's 22nd annual César Chávez March will begin at Bronson Park Thursday, March 31, and end with an after-march program at Miller Auditorium.
Capt. Russell Kavalhuna will take part in a six-month national leadership development effort called the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program.
The award was bestowed by INSIGHT into Diversity, the oldest and best known publication devoted to diversity in higher education.
WMU students and faculty are facilitating a community discussion in late March to explore the social causes and responses to climate change.
The 28th annual Senior Prom, an evening of dancing and entertainment, is set for 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 31.
The forum, set for Monday, March 28, will bring together leading scholars and educators from WMU and a number of Asian countries.
Four candidates for the position of dean of WMU's College of Arts and Sciences will give public presentations on campus beginning Tuesday, March 22.