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Nov. 30, 1999, Kalamazoo MI USA

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November 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.

Middle school math is target of $3.9 million NSF grant (Nov. 30) Four-year statewide effort based at WMU.

Students win industry-sponsored food marketing scholarships (Nov. 30) Scholarships range up to $5,000, complete list of recipients.

Paul Maier completes three new religious works (Nov. 30) History professor completes two books, one video series.

A. Bruce Clarke (Nov. 30) Former provost and dean of the arts and sciences died Nov. 26.

Clayton J. Maus (Nov. 30) Former registrar and dean of admissions died Nov. 19.

Alfred B. Connable Jr. (Nov. 30) Former WMU trustee died Nov. 16.

Hazel E. Saye (Nov. 30) Longtime University libraries faculty member died Nov. 2.

WMU snubbed by NCAA Tournament (Nov. 28) Volleyball Broncos passed over for tournament berth despite 25-win season.

Hockey Broncos split series at Dartmouth (Nov. 27) WMU returns home for CCHA contest with Ferris State, Dec. 3.

Ball State tops Broncos in MAC volleyball championship (Nov. 27) Broncos lose 3-0 despite solid team performance.

Volleyball Broncos meet Ball State in MAC Championship (Nov. 26) WMU defeats Kent 3-0 in semifinals.

Three volleyball Broncos named to all-conference teams (Nov. 26) Seniors Morin, Whitfield are All-MAC First Team selections.

RU ready 4 Y2K? (Nov. 24) Workshop Dec 1 tells faculty, staff, students how to assure their equipment is Y2K compliant.

Groundbreaking initiates new technological and economic development (Nov. 24) New complex will house WMU's engineering programs, attract high technology firms to the area.

37 faculty and staff members to be inducted into 25 Year Club (Nov. 24) Annual banquet is Tuesday, Nov. 30.

WMU accounting chapter achieves "superior" status (Nov. 24) Beta Alpha Psi achieves superior status for the 19th time in 21 years.

Buying toys that stimulate development (Nov. 24) Children prefer toys the promote creativity, games that reward problem solving rather than luck.

Outlook good for winter tourism (Nov. 24) Michigan tourism revenue should increase even if weather doesn't cooperate.

Depression hits hard during the holidays (Nov. 24) Especially prevalent in elderly, but holiday depression strikes all ages.

Volleyball Broncos advance to MAC semifinals (Nov. 23) WMU wins 3-1 vs EMU, faces Kent in semifinals Friday.

Nationally acclaimed poet to give reading at WMU (Nov. 22) Pushcart Prize winner Lynn Emanuel reads from her work, Dec. 1.

African sculptor Lamidi Fakeye returns to WMU (Nov. 22) Famed Nigerian sculptor visits here before opening exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.

Don't let tainted turkey spoil holiday fun (Nov. 22) WMU expert offers tips on preparation and storage.

Forget the mall, say online shoppers (Nov. 22) WMU expert notes that e-commerce revenue will double original predictions for 1999.

Strong economy puts retailers in Christmas spirit (Nov. 22) Changes in buying patterns extend holiday shopping season.

Broncos host EMU in MAC volleyball quarterfinal Tuesday (Nov. 21) WMU is No. 2 seed in MAC Tournament with most wins since 1987.

Football Broncos fall behind early, lose at Toledo (Nov. 20) WMU has two weeks to prepare for Dec. 3 MAC Championship.

Volleyball Broncos host MAC quarterfinal Tuesday (Nov. 19) WMU finishes second in MAC regular season with best record since 1987.

International students, friends to honor Thanksgiving traditions (Nov. 17) As many as 300 international students gather on Nov. 20 to observe the tradition of giving thanks.

Volleyball Broncos host MAC quarterfinal, Nov. 23 (Nov. 17) Conclude regular season at Northern Illinois.

Hockey Broncos travel to Dartmouth (Nov. 17) WMU faces first non-conference opponent of the season, Nov. 26-27.

Pulitzer Prize winner among those featured in Third Coast (Nov. 16) Fall issue of literary magazine available.

Center gets new name to go along with expanded services (Nov. 16) Center for Developmentally Disabled Adults is now Center for Disability Services.

Alumni, friends encouraged to support Broncos Dec. 3 (Nov. 16) Deadline for reservations is Nov. 24 for Alumni Association dinner and rally at the MAC championship.

Volleyball Broncos fall to second place in MAC (Nov. 13) WMU stunned by last-place Ohio, rebounds with win at Marshall.

Football Broncos lose 31-17 to 11th ranked Marshall (Nov. 13) Marshall defense frustrates Bronco attack, held to season-low 17 points.

Hockey Broncos go 0-1-1 at Nebraska Omaha (Nov. 13) WMU loses and ties UNO in first-ever meetings with new CCHA foe.

Extensive TV coverage of football showdown with Marshall (Nov. 12) ESPN Plus, FOX Sports Net provide live coverage in many areas across U.S. WWMT carries game in West Michigan.

Engineering complex groundbreaking is Nov. 16 (Nov. 12) Groundbreaking initiates engineering and research project.

Alumnus adds rare mineral collection to Rood museum (Nov. 12) James Duncan Jr. '74 donates collection to geosciences.

Public session Nov. 17 focuses on interim plan for campus growth (Nov. 12) Feedback invited at Fetzer Center presentation.

President serves Thanksgiving dinner to students (Nov. 12) WMU administrators serve early Thanksgiving dinner in Bigelow Hall, Nov. 17.

Essayist to share non-fiction work during reading (Nov. 12) David Shields explores "obsessive mind of the sports addict," Nov. 22.

Leneway receives top award (Nov. 12) College of Education researcher gets top award from Michigan Rehabilitation Association.

Study of environmentally responsible manufacturing wins award (Nov. 10) WMU's Sime Curkovic wins $1,500 award in doctoral dissertation competition.

Lectures by Cambridge scholar focus on Hindu identity, influence (Nov. 10) Cambridge University scholar visits WMU, Albion and Kalamazoo Colleges, Nov. 16-18.

Floyd named chair of Kalamazoo, Battle Creek Savings Bonds drive (Nov. 10) Treasury officials name WMU president to chair area campaign.

Insights on popular culture's image of chemistry (Nov. 10) Part of Nov. 13 meeting of Michigan college chemistry teachers at WMU.

Zest for Life moves to West Hills (Nov. 10) All activities previously held in Oakland Gym move to West Hills Athletic Club.

January start-up date for winter semester classes delayed (Nov. 8) Delayed two days to assure smooth computing transition into Y2K.

High noon showdown Saturday at Waldo Stadium (Nov. 8) Ticket information for Marshall showdown and MAC Championship.

Lecture examines role of information in health care selection (Nov. 8) Catherine McLaughlin, University of Michigan, "Health Care Consumer Choice: The Role of Information," Nov. 10.

Ethics Bowl features medical and communication issues (Nov. 8) Eight students participate in 1999 WMU Ethics Bowl, Nov. 10.

Men's soccer season ends in MAC tourney semi-finals WMU upsets nationally-ranked #1 seed Akron, loses to #2 seed Kentucy.

Volleyball Broncos clinch home tournament match (Nov. 6) WMU sweeps Miami, 3-0, will host MAC tourney contest on Nov. 23.

Bronco icers split weekend series with NMU (Nov. 6) WMU solidifies hold on second place in the CCHA with a 5-3 victory.

Volleyball Broncos suffer first MAC loss (Nov. 5) WMU loses 3-1 to Akron in front of 2,082 fans at University Arena. Hosts Miami in critical match on Saturday, Nov. 6.

Hockey Broncos lose 5-1 to nationally-ranked NMU (Nov. 5) Broncos host Northern Michigan again on Saturday night, Nov. 6.

P&U vice president to speak (Nov. 5) Implications of applying new genomic technologies to drug development is topic, Nov. 16.

Kalamazoo regional center has new name, broader mission (Nov. 5) Former Off-Campus and Weekend Programs, is now Office of Kalamazoo and Statewide Programs.

Office focuses on providing conference planning, management services (Nov. 5) Services available to campus offices, community businesses and organizations.

Phi Theta Kappa scholarship recipients announced (Nov. 5) Eight scholarship recipients.

Fiction writer Jim Shepard to present reading (Nov. 2) Reading is Nov. 11 at 8:30 p.m.

Multicultural sensitivity and aging is presentation topic (Nov. 2) Aaron Smith, University of South Florida, speaks Nov. 11.

New reading center opens at Muskegon regional campus (Nov. 2) Muskegon Reading Center and Clinic set to open this winter.

Students win research awards (Nov. 2) Awards include $1,200 stipends.

Ten students receive $6,000 scholarships (Nov. 2) Complete list of recipients.

Sixteen $4,000 community college scholarships awarded (Nov. 2) Complete list of recipients.

Printing press dedication sets direction for research (Nov. 2) Dedication is Nov. 4 in Welborn Hall.

Presentation offers tips on choosing the ideal business location (Nov. 2) Women's Business Development Center program, Nov. 4.

Stryker CEO to speak at WMU Nov. 9 (Nov. 2) John W. Brown is part of the Haworth College Distinguished Speaker Series.

Bronco icers host Northern Michigan (Nov. 2) CCHA 2nd-place WMU hosts 3rd-place NMU, Nov. 5-6.

WMU's Lester is candidate for O'Brien quarterback award (Nov. 2) Senior Tim Lester one of 25 top candidates for national honor.

University Theatre reprises award-winning musical Quilters (Nov. 2) Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 4-6, beginning at 8 p.m.

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