WMU News

April 30, 2001, Kalamazoo MI USA

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April 2001 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.

President to speak at wireless computing symposium (April 27) May 2 program at California State University available on EduCable TV and via the Web.

China invites WMU pair to Sino-U.S. conference (April 26) Bailey and Joslin to speak at conference in China on "Globalization and Sino-U.S. Relations."

Women's tennis wins third straight MAC title (April 26) Broncos finish 8-0 in conference, coach Betsy Kuhle wins record seventh MAC championship.

U.S. Rep. Upton to attend tech conference (April 26) Upton expected to address final session of Educational Technology Coordinators Conference.

Kain is first WMU student awarded Fulbright-Hays (April 25) Graduate history student Kevin Kain awarded Fulbright-Hays Fellowship.

Senior is WMU's second Udall Scholar in two years (April 25) Jacquelyn Styrna of Commerce, Mich., earns prestigious environmental studies scholarship.

CAD for Apparel Summer Workshop taking shape (April 25) 12th annual computer-aided apparel design workshop slated for July 10-14.

HPER faculty shine at national convention (April 25) Berkey, Zhang and others recognized at recent meeting of national alliance.

Gain a competitive edge: adopt ISO 14000 standard (April 23) An article by Haworth College of Business professor Sime Curkovic from MiBiz Southwest.

Teachers offered four summer workshops on writing (April 23) Third Coast Writing Project offers educators ways to improve the way they teach writing.

WMU to close freshman admissions May 1 (April 19) Record number of applicants forces WMU to close freshman admissions for third straight year.

WMU student takes top interior design prize (April 19) Alison Wood takes top prize in state interior design competition, Kendra Kivi gets honorable mention.

Aspiring, acclaimed writers come together at WMU (April 19) Annual Third Coast Writer's Conference puts Western in literary spotlight, May 10-12.

Communication students receive broadcast scholarships (April 19) Four students awarded $500 scholarships.

First sign of spring? Medievalists at WMU (April 19) 36th International Congress on Medieval Studies brings 3,000 scholars to campus May 3-6.

WMU offers summer aviation camp for area teens (April 19) Week-long aviation camp for area teens June 25-29 targets women and minorities.

Making the most of the Internet (April 19) Consultant Jackie Bishop presents "The Internet: A Building Block for Your Business" at May 3 WBDC workshop.

WMU students get majority of advertising scholarships (April 19) Haworth College of Business students take five of eight advertising scholarships in state.

Baseball duo sweeps MAC weekly honors (April 18) Toner and Misch are Mid-American Conference West Division players of the week.

Sports camps for visually impaired begin April 29 (April 18) Sports camps for visually impaired youth will be held in Flint and at WMU.

Education association honors local businessman (April 18) James Harrington to be honored April 19 by WMU chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.

Hockey Broncos announce award winners (April 16) Ten players recognized, Bishai and Gove named co-MVPs for 20-win hockey season.

Bronco hockey announces 2001 recruiting class (April 16) Hockey team adds four players, some could be immediate starters.

Digital storytelling focus of WMU summer institute (April 13) July institute will show teachers how to use digital storytelling.

Student playwrights debut works (April 13) Student-authored scenes and one-act plays debut Wednesday, April 18, in Sprau Tower.

Gary Fund campaign aiming for $685,000 (April 13) Gitta Kudlicki chairs 2001 athletic fund drive with record goal.

WMU plays critical role in two Michigan SmartZones (April 11) WMU is major partner in economic development zones in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo.

Four commencement ceremonies set for April 21 (April 11) WMU confers 2,377 degrees in four ceremonies, Donald Gilmer to receive honorary degree.

New program trains future nonprofit professionals (April 11) New certificate program offered beginning fall semester through College of Arts and Sciences.

Hawker becomes antitrust research fellow (April 11) Haworth College professor Norman Hawker named a fellow of the American Antitrust Institute.

April trustees meeting postponed (April 11) Next meeting of WMU Board of Trustees now scheduled for Wednesday, May 30.

WMU students help with free pre-school physicals (April 11) WMU physician assistant students conduct free pre-school physicals, April 11 and 12.

WMU religious expert on national TV this weekend (April 11) Dr. Paul Maier appears in "Who Is This Jesus: Is He Risen?" Easter weekend.

Lee and Wilkinson named top scholar-athletes (April 10) Complete list of team award winners in 10 fall and winter varsity sports, four-year letter winners.

MBA will prep non-business students for corporate life (April 6) New Haworth College program designed for students with non-business backgrounds.

Business college to send more students overseas (April 6) New Haworth College of Business initiative responds to 21st-century global economy.

Gold Company headlines New York jazz festival (April 6) WMU award-winning vocal jazz ensemble headlines festival in Big Apple April 30.

Political scientist awarded Congressional Fellowship (April 6) WMU's Neil Pinney selected for prestigious American Political Science Association fellowship.

New book focuses on future of telecommunications (April 6) Book by WMU's Richard Gershon tackles rapidly changing telecom industry.

Education alumni spring dinner is April 17 (April 6) Suzanne Davis is speaker for alumni society dinner.

Survey indicates WMU alumni do well in job market (April 6) Engineering graduates fare best in most-recent survey.

WMUK lauded by broadcast association (April 5) Story by Erin Toner takes first place in state broadcast association's news documentary category.

Receptions honor three longtime faculty members (April 5) Retirement receptions for Eisenberg and Jamison April 13, for Ficsor April 20.

Fluid Process is second firm to commit to BTR (April 5) Kalamazoo firm custom engineers fluid handling systems, moving to WMU research park.

Lauren Hughes (April 5) Associate director of the Groundwater Education in Michigan Regional Center died March 13.

Bishai named hockey All-American (April 4) Junior center is only the ninth hockey Bronco to earn All-American recognition and first since 1996.

Remastered classic Beatles film shows April 6-8 (April 4) Western Film Society presents "A Hard Day's Night" at the Little Theatre.

NPR chief to visit for WMUK 50th anniversary (April 3) National Public Radio CEO is keynote speaker at April 11 anniversary extravaganza.

Volunteers hitting the streets Saturday (April 3) About 800 WMU students "Spring Into the Streets" April 7 for a wide variety of community service projects.

Annual event is exam week lifesaver (April 3) WMU students get exam week boost from Finals Finish, April 16-17 in the Student Recreation Center.

Give a 'Golden Apple' to a special teacher (April 3) College of Education's Alumni Society seeks nominations for Golden Apple awards.

First Aviation Job Fair set for April 11 (April 3) Several national and regional employers recruiting for aviation, engineering and business graduates.

Shakespeare comedy closes theatre season (April 3) "Love's Labour's Lost" is the final production of the 2000-01 University Theatre season, April 5-8.

KFS presents 'State and Main' April 13-15 (April 3) David Mamet 2000 film starring Alec Baldwin has six showings at WMU Little Theatre.

Student Web page service premieres (April 2) Students can now create personal Web pages at <homepages.wmich.edu>.

Historical WMU photos included in Gallery Hop (April 2) Exhibition is Friday evening, April 6, in University Archives.

Graduate student recognition week begins April 6 (April 1) Series of receptions, events recognize graduate student contributions, April 6-13.

Volunteers sought for Finals Finish (April 1) Faculty, staff, community support sought for annual finals week event, April 16-17.

WMUK annual spring fund drive is this week (April 1) Public radio station seeks $120,000, on-air campaign runs through April 6.

Three R's subject of one-day nursing conference (April 1) Bronson School of Nursing conference is May 22 at Fetzer Center.

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