Drs. Patricia Reeves and Jianping Shen will use one of the largest single grants ever awarded to WMU for a three-year effort aimed at intense school leadership development in high-poverty schools across West Michigan.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition has awarded a $2.6 million grant to a team of WMU professors to boost professional development efforts for teachers working with English learners.
Dr. Stephen Magura has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, to fund a major three-year project to study the effectiveness of national behavioral health registers.
Presentations by these candidates have been scheduled. All presentations are from 1:30 to 3 p.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 18, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, Dr. Sherine Obare • Tuesday, Oct. 24, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, Dr. Richard Inouye • Thursday, Oct. 26, Rooms 157-159 of the Bernhard Center, Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy • Tuesday, Oct. 31, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, Dr. Kent Keyser
The 13th International Conference on the Arts in Society to be held June 27-29, 2018 invites proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, or colloquia. Submission due date is Nov. 27, 2017.
Dr. Xiaoyun Shao, associate professor of civil and construction engineering, and Dr. Pnina Ari-Gur, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have received a National Science Foundation EAGER grant expected to total $111,834.
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.
Experience some of the ground-breaking work being done by WMU researchers and scholars.
For the position of vice president for research, Dr. Richard Inouye, Utah State University, Fetzer Center's Putney Auditorium, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.
For the position of vice president for research, Terri Goss Kinzy, Rutgers University, 157-159 Bernhard Center, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.
Geosciences Seminar Series
"Statistical analysis of soil moisture impacts on climate extremes," Lei Meng, Department of Geography and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, WMU, 1118 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free.