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Interpreted Fashions Of The Yoruba Tribe, Ramea Starling Dec 2017

Interpreted Fashions Of The Yoruba Tribe, Ramea Starling

Honors Theses

The visual presentation that I have created is a representation of the popular fashions of the Yoruba tribe found in Nigeria. The purpose of this fashion line that I have created is to bring culture awareness about the West African tribe to everyone who comes into contact with my line. Historically, the Yoruba Tribes culture mainly focuses on family, religion, and fashion (through their unique sense of textiles) so I really wanted to showcase this in a line. As a fashion design student at Western I also wanted to take this opportunity to display the skills that I have learned ...


Three Members Of Cehd Community Shine In 2018 Excellence In Diversity Awards, College Of Education And Human Development Nov 2017

Three Members Of Cehd Community Shine In 2018 Excellence In Diversity Awards, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Western Michigan University’s Excellence in Diversity Awards Selection Committee is honoring three individuals and an organization associated with the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD): Dr. Donna Talbot, Marcy L. Peake, and Dawnielle Simmons and the Student Assembly for Racial Equity and Cultural Inclusion (SAREC).


Dietetics Student Receives Research And Creative Activities Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development Nov 2017

Dietetics Student Receives Research And Creative Activities Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Keren Reyes, an undergraduate dietetics student in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University, recently received a $1,725 Research and Creative Activities Scholarship from WMU’s Lee Honors College.


Building Bridges Through Meaningful Occupation, Jennifer Fortuna Jul 2017

Building Bridges Through Meaningful Occupation, Jennifer Fortuna

The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Mary Block, MS, OTR/L, an occupational therapist and artist based in Illinois, provided the cover art for the Summer 2017 issue of The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (OJOT). Generations is a sculpture made from concrete that measures 240 x100 in. (6.096 x 2.54 m). The piece was commissioned by Mary’s home town, the Village of Deerfield, IL. Mary always knew she wanted to be an artist. When competing paradigms altered Mary’s career path, the field of occupational therapy helped her to shape a new worldview. In uncertain times, meaningful occupation empowered Mary to start ...


Reflection Of Humanity, Srikanth Baratom Jun 2017

Reflection Of Humanity, Srikanth Baratom

The Hilltop Review

A happy school-going girl who is warmhearted try to help people within in her capabilities. Once she saw a poor kid who is waving his hands to school children showing his interest to school. Hence, the girl tried to get admission in her school for the poor kid. Finally, she got admission after so many hurdles. This art shows the happiness of girl that her dream was achieved and showing the poor kid on a rusted mirror that how he looks with uniform. Thus, you can see the reflection of humanity in the mirror. Here the reflection of humanity is ...


The Light, Gauri Manohari Nk Jun 2017

The Light, Gauri Manohari Nk

The Hilltop Review

The Light — Signifies the simplicity behind the concept of light that many people fail to embrace and admire. This painting shows a terracotta lamp used in India from ancient times. A cotton wick burns with the help of the oil poured into the lamp to give a serene yellow light. The light from the sun, the light from a camp fire, the street lights, the light from a humble study lamp or the light from grand chandeliers; all have the same purpose. It illuminates and it enables us to see the world as it is. This simplicity and unbiased harmony ...


Reifying Digital Histories, Ed Ryan Apr 2017

Reifying Digital Histories, Ed Ryan

Honors Theses

The use of sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat is rooted in nowness. Most users rarely think about the long-term aspects of their relationship with the networks to which they belong, instead focusing on an ever-refreshing interface filled with fresh content. But what happens to this content when it is removed from its familiar digital context? Do the archived interactions, updates, tweets, and other pieces of our digital histories take on new meaning when placed onto a physical substrate? Using the form of the book and my personal Twitter archive, I have addressed my own digital history, looking specifically ...


Taino Revival, Carla Sofia Zorrilla Baquero Apr 2017

Taino Revival, Carla Sofia Zorrilla Baquero

Honors Theses

The Taino people were the first known inhabitants of La Hispaniola. They started a foundation of culture for the Dominican Republic that currently lives in the museum, El Museo del Hombre Dominicano. This museum is one of the most important promoters of our identity to the world, which means that how it looks and what is in it is ultimately how we present ourselves to the rest of the world. Which is why, as an effort to protect our identity and heritage, I propose this revamp and rebrand.


1984: Book Arts As A Driver Of Thought Expansion, Kelly Brandon Apr 2017

1984: Book Arts As A Driver Of Thought Expansion, Kelly Brandon

Honors Theses

No abstract available.


Wmu Interior Design Students Place At Msu Design Charrette, College Of Education And Human Development Apr 2017

Wmu Interior Design Students Place At Msu Design Charrette, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Allyson Dykstra, Shannon Stockelman, and Ashley Walters recently participated in the Michigan State University (MSU) Interior Design Student Organization’s Interior Design Charrette.


Alumna Angela Harness Designs Colorado Springs Office Space, College Of Education And Human Development Feb 2017

Alumna Angela Harness Designs Colorado Springs Office Space, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Angela Harness (BS ’13, Interior Design) has designed many spaces, such as healthcare facilities, educational institutions and retail stores since graduation.


Christine Robinson And Dr. Richard Zinser Beginning New Positions, College Of Education And Human Development Jan 2017

Christine Robinson And Dr. Richard Zinser Beginning New Positions, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Christine (Chris) Robinson has been named the new Director of Admissions and Advising in the College of Education and Human Development beginning Monday, January 23.


Loiza Pa', Milan Bird-Riacoko Jan 2017

Loiza Pa', Milan Bird-Riacoko

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


Threadbare Unification, Judith Querciagrossa Danaher Jan 2017

Threadbare Unification, Judith Querciagrossa Danaher

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


Hilltop, Raed M. Salih 2678705 Jan 2017

Hilltop, Raed M. Salih 2678705

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


The Reciprocal Relationship Between Art And Occupational Therapy Practice, Jennifer Fortuna Jan 2017

The Reciprocal Relationship Between Art And Occupational Therapy Practice, Jennifer Fortuna

The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Susan Burwash, Ph.D., OTR/L, an occupational therapy professor and artist based in Washington State, provided the cover art for the Winter 2017 issue of the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (OJOT). The featured piece contains Professor Burwash’s signature fauxpals, lampwork glass beads made from molten glass and pure silver foil. Art creates balance between traditional medicine and personal medicine, those meaningful activities that give life purpose. Professor Burwash’s personal medicine is making beautiful things that can be given away.


The Laureate, 16th Edition (2017) Jan 2017

The Laureate, 16th Edition (2017)

The Laureate

Table of Contents

Dangle, Megan Murphy

Redamancy , Danielle Favorite

A Lesson, Mark Majcher

Sink in the Morning, Andrew Heuermann

Lie, Kaylie Hanson

Suffragette Colors, Tenley Sablatzkey

The Big Community, Jackson Freeman

Small Thing, Jared Sebastian

Untitled, Casey Grooten

The Diary of a Young Girl and Jeff Mangum, Andrew Heuermann

Prescribed Meaning, Ali Orlandi

An Open Letter to the Father Who was There, Amber Slack

Genesis and Chance, Austin Wines

The Morning Pachamama was Born, Megan Murphy

Her Black Braids Broke Down, Casey Grooten

Toes and Paint, Nick Alti

Rest, Maura Sands

Money is a Crime; Rape is a Personal Experience ...