Following a nationwide search, WMU has named Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy the new vice president for research. Kinzy, currently vice president for research at Rutgers, will take the reins of WMU's research enterprise, effective Jan. 8
Drs. Andrea Beach and Charles Henderson launch an effort that positions WMU at the central hub of a network of national educators working to build systemic change that will boost undergraduate academic achievement.
The Final Rule for 45 CFR 46, the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects a.k.a. the "Common Rule" by the Department of Health and Human Services, was published on Jan. 18, 2017. The majority of changes will go into effect July 19, 2018.
Undergraduate students have until Wednesday, Jan. 31, to apply for WMU's Undergraduate Research Excellence Award program, which gives students an opportunity to conduct hands-on research and interact with faculty mentors outside the classroom.
Those chosen will receive $500 to carry out a research project mentored by an externally funded faculty member. Contact your department to find out which faculty are externally funded.
Dr. Charles R. Henderson, director of WMU's Mallinson Institute for Science Education, has received a National Science Foundation grant of $622,992 in support of his project, which evaluates instructional strategies.
"A Recognition of Discovery, Diversity and Global Engagement," scholar talks, luncheon, convocation, awards ceremony and reception for WMU community, Fetzer Center, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free.