WMU News

Feb. 28, 1999, Kalamazoo MI USA

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February 1999 WMU News Archive
Stories are listed in descending order by release date, beginning with the most recent. Click on the headline for the full story.

Women's basketball Broncos fall in MAC semifinals (Feb. 28) Kent State wins, 60-50, on late scoring run.

Eunice E. Kraft (Feb. 28) Associate professor emerita in language died Feb. 28.

Gilbert W. Morell (Feb. 28) Assistant professor emeritus in history died Feb. 12.

President Floyd makes first presentation to Subcommittee on Higher Education Appropriations (Feb. 26) Excerpts from Feb. 24 testimony in Lansing.

WMU's Parker on national radio program Feb. 28 (Feb. 25) Discusses health claims in nutritional supplement industry.

New WMU center gives boost to women in business (Feb. 25) Supports women business owners through low or no cost training.

Lawson and Roehrick honored for teaching excellence (Feb. 25) Alumni Association Teaching Excellence Awards carry $2,000 cash prize.

Charter school evaluation reveals major impact, unmet expectations (Feb. 18) Substantial impact on public school competitors but use few innovative practices.

Nation's top goalball players head to WMU for regional tournament (Feb. 18) Top players from U.S. and Canada compete Feb. 27.

WMU launches professional development series March 9 (Feb. 18) For Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids and surrounding communities.

WMU breaks into college sailing's top 20 standings (Feb. 16) Only Midwestern school among top 20 listings in Sailing World magazine.

Women's basketball team eyes home court in MAC tournament (Feb. 16) Hosts MAC #2 Kent State and travels to Marshall.

Working with the media subject of education forum (Feb. 16) Feb. 25 forum features Kalamazoo Gazette publisher and Grand Rapids Press editor.

WMU students' one-act plays staged in Paw Paw (Feb. 11) Feb. 19 through Feb. 27 at the Paw Paw Village Players theatre.

Multicultural issues expert to speak (Feb. 11) Dr. Lorraine Gutierrez speaks Feb. 25.

Playwright to present readings (Feb. 11) Richard Keller presents reading from his work Feb. 24.

Third Coast writers conference begins April 29 (Feb. 11) Conference participants selected based on manuscripts, submission deadline is March 1.

New exhibit to explore history of fisheries management (Feb. 11) $198,000 grant makes Maritime Museum exhibit possible.

Barry-Loken named outstanding new professional by NASPA (Feb. 11) Assistant director for student activities recognized.

Michigan winter heats up visiting artist's creative juices (Feb. 11) Fulbright Visiting Artist presents slide lecture Feb. 16.

Fuel cell specialist to address annual engineering event (Feb. 11) Presentation Feb. 23 during Engineers Week.

WMU events mark Black History Month (Feb. 9)

South Africa policital expert to speak at WMU (Feb. 9) Notre Dame's Reynolds discusses implementing democrary in imerging countries Feb. 17.

Contemporary gospel is focus of annual Black History Festival (Feb. 9) Gospel music's place in society, outside the of the church, explored Feb. 19-20.

Writing program targets special needs, general ed students (Feb. 9) Writing Lab Outreach Project receives federal funds.

Speaker explores link between college sports, finances (Feb. 9) Notre Dame economist Sheehan speaks Feb. 24.

Women's basketball team climbs in MAC standings (Feb. 8) Important contests this week with Buffalo and Bowling Green.

University Theatre presents 'Angels in America' Feb 18-27 (Feb. 5) Fantasy tackles politics, sex, and religion. Mature themes.

Drive for Research II designation is on target (Feb. 4) Thompson tells trustees WMU will get designation if criteria don't change.

Campus blood pressure screenings are Feb. 8-18 (Feb. 4)

Jackson selected as Distinguished Faculty Scholar (Feb. 4) Professor of biological sciences will receive award at Feb. 12 dinner.

Medallion Scholarship competition draws 700 top high school seniors (Feb. 4) Annual competition is Feb. 13 and 20.

Acclaimed bassist to visit WMU (Feb. 4) John Clayton Jr. is visiting scholar Feb. 14-18.

Ethics lecture series features expert on multiculturalism, morals (Feb. 4) Harvey Siegel of the University of Miami speaks at WMU Feb. 15.

Executives to share expertise on doing business in Asia, Pacific (Feb. 4) Business college lectures Feb. 18 and March 25.

Acclaimed dancer to visit WMU (Feb. 4) C. S'thembile West is visiting scholar Feb. 7-13.

WMU announces 16 football recruits (Feb. 3) Broncos sign 16 high school players to national letters of intent.

Wilkinson relieved of coaching duties (Feb. 3) Assistant coach Culhane to direct hockey team on an interim basis.

Police await test results in death of student (Feb. 2) Investigation continues in death of Gregory Stewart.

Hockey Broncos host UAF, travel to BGSU (Feb. 2) Broncos play five of next six at home.

Man found dead in campus apartment (Feb. 1) Police continue investigation in death of WMU student Gregory Stewart.

Women's basketball hosts NIU, travels to CMU (Feb. 1) Women vie for home court in MAC tournament.

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