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Western News, October 25, 2018, Western Michigan University Oct 2018

Western News, October 25, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Governor makes 3 trustee appointments; University refocuses marketing efforts, updating on-campus communications; Preliminary results of staff engagement survey available online; On Campus with Scott Hennessy.


Western News, October 11, 2018, Western Michigan University Oct 2018

Western News, October 11, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: WMU’s economic impact exceeds $1 billion; Esports initiative garnering widespread interest; Unified Clinics receives $1.5M state appropriation; Richmond product design, innovation center officially opens; On Campus with Amy Dominguez.


Western News, September 27, 2018, Western Michigan University Sep 2018

Western News, September 27, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: President reports WMU is making great strides; WMU, Consumers Energy project is unique in state; Gather together for a golden homecoming, Family Weekend; WMU opens manufacturing lab in downtown Grand Rapids; On Campus with Cathe Springsteen.


Western News, September, 13, 2018, Western Michigan University Sep 2018

Western News, September, 13, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Vol. 45 No. 2

Former Obama official to discuss democracy

Martini named interim associate provost EUP

Around campus and beyond


Western News, August, 30, 2018, Western Michigan University Aug 2018

Western News, August, 30, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Vol. 45 No. 1

WMU goes all in to promote student success

New administrators named, VP search launched

Around campus and beyond

Summer News

Fall News

On Campus


Western News, June 7, 2018, Western Michigan University Jun 2018

Western News, June 7, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: VP, two unit head appointments announced; Sales program nationally recognized for excellence; Fostering success center announces new partner, transition plans; On Campus with Lindsey Palar.


Western News, June 21, 2018, Western Michigan University Jun 2018

Western News, June 21, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: WMU part of student mental health effort; Valley Dining Center achieves LEED Gold status; Physical plant upgrades expected to cause few disruptions; On Campus with Monica Liggins-Abrams.


Western News, May 10, 2018, Western Michigan University May 2018

Western News, May 10, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Wisconsin educator to lead HHS college; WMU preparing for switch to consolidated dispatch; Two geological research efforts garner rare national recognition; On Campus with Debbi Hands Kreps.


Western News, May 24, 2018, Western Michigan University May 2018

Western News, May 24, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Ball State business dean named provost; Seita foster youth effort garners national acclaim; Leadership openings result in appointment, ongoing searches; On Campus with Justine Foster.


Western News, April 12, 2018, Western Michigan University Apr 2018

Western News, April 12, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: More programs to be offered in Florida; Bronco mascot rider nets her own equestrian ‘triumph’; Arbor Day event to mark 10th Tree Campus USA anniversary; On Campus with David Miller.


Western News, March 29, 2018, Western Michigan University Mar 2018

Western News, March 29, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Event marks Phi Beta Kappa chapter’s 20th year; Discussion to focus on richness, wisdom of diversity; Input sessions slated for South Neighborhood; WMed’s inaugural class celebrates big day, prepares for next step; On Campus with the Gobeil brothers.


Western News, March 15, 2018, Western Michigan University Mar 2018

Western News, March 15, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Business college receives new naming gift; WMU unit named No. 3 in nation for safety initiatives; Criminologist tapped for expertise on video games, violence; WMU, community groups developing plan for local waterways; On Campus with Debra Gambino.


Western News, Feb. 22, 2018, Western Michigan University Feb 2018

Western News, Feb. 22, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Medical school granted full accreditation; Volunteer by Feb. 23 for Success @ WMU task force; Project makes researching archived WMU news nearly painless; On Campus with the Beebes and Zackerys.


Western News, February 8, 2018, Western Michigan University Feb 2018

Western News, February 8, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Multidisciplinary project garners $1.8 million; Work progressing on Central Kohrman upgrade; Rinvelt, Bolger again elected to lead WMU Board of Trustees; On Campus with Jim Stoken.


Western News, January 11, 2018, Western Michigan University Jan 2018

Western News, January 11, 2018, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: High percentage of grads finding success; Two ideas being funded to transform student life; University names new business dean, research vice president; On Campus with David Dakin.


Western News, December 7, 2017, Western Michigan University Dec 2017

Western News, December 7, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: South Neighborhood to be redeveloped; Planning underway for annual MLK celebration; New web service makes finding funding opportunities easier; On Campus with with Bethany Gauthier.


Western News, November 16, 2017, Western Michigan University Nov 2017

Western News, November 16, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Scores of transformative ideas under review; Men’s soccer will go to the dance, host NCAA round; Emeritus continues to be key figure in sea’s resurrection; On Campus with Yumi Takahashi-Ede.


Western News, November 2, 2017, Western Michigan University Nov 2017

Western News, November 2, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: WMU at center of national STEM network, Nursing wins $2 million grant to boost diversity, Three University researchers snag prestigious NSF prize, Men’s soccer team moves up to No. 5 in the nation, University earns geospatial sciences status, Children’s Place grant supports student-parents, Turkey Trot 5K run, walk scheduled for Nov. 18, On Campus with Veronica Thomas


Western News, October 19, 2017, Western Michigan University Oct 2017

Western News, October 19, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: School leadership project gets $12 million, Grad helping to study first collision of neutron stars, President starts fund for ideas aimed at campus transformation, Longtime employees to be inducted into 25 Year Club during 36th annual gala, Profs get $2.6 million to train ESL learners, On Campus with Carole Nelson


Western News, October 5, 2017, Western Michigan University Oct 2017

Western News, October 5, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Magura awarded $2.1 million federal grant, Become part of the homecoming 2017 royal family, Scholar-related award recipients to be feted at convocation, Trustees approve retirements of 25 faculty, staff; resignations of nine faculty, WMU sees increase in important enrollment categories this fall, On Campus with Cheri Butler


Western News, September 21, 2017, Western Michigan University Sep 2017

Western News, September 21, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Farmworkers aided by $2 million grant, Montgomery installation draws enthusiastic crowd, Teaching, service award recipients to be feted at convocation, Numerous speaker series already underway this fall, WMU to honor alumni, Detroit influencers, Researchers explore human-robot communication, On Campus with Pradip Bhatt


Western News, September 7, 2017, Western Michigan University Sep 2017

Western News, September 7, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Presidential inauguration set for Sept. 15, Make a Difference staffers to be feted at convocation, Meeting set to gain input on updating valley housing, Seita program named finalist for award, Magazine yet again lauds WMU with top-100 ranking, Interim provost is among high-level appointments, Montgomery hits the ground running as WMU’s ninth president, On Campus with Catherine VanDerMaas


Western News, June 22, 2017, Western Michigan University Jun 2017

Western News, June 22, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: WMU president to be inaugurated Sept. 15, Law school frees man unjustly jailed for 42 years, Archaeological activities at Fort St. Joseph enthrall young; old, Linda Dunn honored by women’s groups, College of Health and Human Services to celebrate new program’s first cohort


Western News, June 8, 2017, Western Michigan University Jun 2017

Western News, June 8, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Heritage Hall gets highest LEED ranking, Agreement gives K students head start on grad degrees, Dance students return from moving service trip in Panama, Summer facilities-related projects underway, Goat woodlot management crew returns for second helping, On Campus with Tammi Maner


Western News, May 25, 2017, Western Michigan University May 2017

Western News, May 25, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Medical school scholarship honors Dunn, Delta partners with WMU for maintenance training, Anthropologist named to state group, Strike Gold TV spot lauded, Faculty Senate acts on new gen ed design, Physician-author to discuss how racism, income inequality impact health care, On Campus with Marcel Alkemade, Medieval unit launches new short-form book series


Western News, May 11, 2017, Western Michigan University May 2017

Western News, May 11, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Campus facilities named for three friends, Pact allows Aquinas students to earn WMU degrees, Construction underway on wayfinding initiative, WMU earns more sustainability awards, On Campus with Peter Thompson, University reorganizes admissions area to better match recruitment plans


Western News, April 13, 2017, Western Michigan University Apr 2017

Western News, April 13, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Economist; labor expert is new WMU president, WMU; K College grant bolsters Asia-related classes, Theatre professor wins NEH grant, Counselor earns local NAACP award, Arbor Day to salute Dunns, Spring semester Make a Difference winners to be feted at April 17 reception, On Campus with Chris Hummel, Honorary degree to be awarded to Antonio Flores


Western News, March 30, 2017, Western Michigan University Mar 2017

Western News, March 30, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Grad programs ranked among nation’s best, University gets final OK to offer classes in Florida, Presidential search process ‘on track and on time’, Fulbright Scholarship has Jon Davis talking math in South Africa, Open house slated to obtain input on new student center, Today’s changing perspectives on gender to be discussed, On Campus with Deanne Puca, Psychologist to deliver lecture in honor of Croteau


Western News, March 16, 2017, Western Michigan University Mar 2017

Western News, March 16, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: Tickets will go fast for April 7 Dunn event, EUP launches Collegiate Pathways program in G.R, See the world on a budget at International Festival, Southwest Michigan schedules annual Chávez awards dinner, Farewell bus tour carries Dunns to 14 cities, meetings with alumni, WMUK; university relations bring home awards, Former astronaut; first woman of color in space to visit, On Campus with Carmen Rivera, National Public Radio airs charter schools debate


Western News, February 23, 2017, Western Michigan University Feb 2017

Western News, February 23, 2017, Western Michigan University

Western News (1972-present)

Story highlights: WMU hailed as top U.S. Fulbright producer, Professor wins prestigious Japanese literary prize, Faculty; staff members to discuss student success at summit, Sports media students getting real-world experience with ESPN3, New precollege programs office is up and running, On Campus with Greg Youtzy, Variety of exciting camps offered on campus this summer for young people