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Western News, December 8,1994, Western Michigan University Dec 1994

Western News, December 8,1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Senate postpones implementation of general education policy, hears update on MLK Day, Eight new study abroad programs available, Bulletin, action plan issued on lead in water fountains Sindecuse Health Center official clarifies information on lead levels, More than 2,000 degrees to be awarded; Malaysian official to get honorary doctorate


Western News, December 1, 1994, Western Michigan University Dec 1994

Western News, December 1, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: AIDS Memorial Quilt coming to campus March 22-25, Federal grant to University libraries will expand computer linkages across the state and nation, Program responds to demand for specialized skills, 1994-95 Sculpture Tour features six new works and five pieces from lost year's outdoor exhibit, 30 faculty and staff members to be inducted into 25 Year Club at annual banquet Dec. 5, Two appointed in Division of External Affairs


Western News, November 29, 1994, Western Michigan University Nov 1994

Western News, November 29, 1994, Western Michigan University

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WMU President Diether H. Haenicke's "State of the University"


Western News, November 17, 1994, Western Michigan University Nov 1994

Western News, November 17, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Plan designed to move University to Research II status, United Way fund-raisers recognized as drive nears end, University attracts more than $2.1 million in grants, Counseling Center earns continued accreditation, $346,344 in gifts reported to Board of Trustees, Jazz quartet returns for second tour of Poland


Western News, November 10, 1994, Western Michigan University Nov 1994

Western News, November 10, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Oxhandler, Starcher earn Distinguished Service Awards, Trustees approve Haenicke's recommendations on athletics, Board gives School of Nursing fonnal go-ahead, Faculty Senate to vote in December on one-year delay of general education policy implementation, Theatre complex named for Irving S. Gilmore


Western News, November 3, 1994, Western Michigan University Nov 1994

Western News, November 3, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Two to be honored for their superior classroom skills, Federal engravers seek 'stamp' of approval from WMU, WMU authors hope to bring history alive in new book, School of Music ensembles earn unprecedented four invitations to international jazz conference


Western News, October 27, 1994, Western Michigan University Oct 1994

Western News, October 27, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Micklin's Aral Sea work focuses on preventing further damage in Asia, Geography computer project puts meteorological info in student hands, Sitkins honored with faculty service recognition from regional continuing education association, VISitingscholar to describe successful methods to eliminate illiteracy,ADD, learning disabilities, Reid's social work text translated into Japanese


Western News, October 20, 1994, Western Michigan University Oct 1994

Western News, October 20, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Innovative mathematics curriculum moves to national test sites, South African poet and activist among speakers for Peace and Justice Education Week Oct. 24-26, Work by WMU playwrights opens off-Broadway


Western News, October 13, 1994, Western Michigan University Oct 1994

Western News, October 13, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU campus is the place to go during Homecoming activities Oct. 16-22, Founding director envisions healthy future for new School of Nursing, Serving as loaned executive an eye-opening experience


Western News, October 6, 1994, Western Michigan University Oct 1994

Western News, October 6, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Fund-raisers seeking $160,000 in this year's drive for Greater Kalamazoo United Way, Sunway College founder to get honorary degree, Medieval Institute director among board appointments, Graduate student, staff member compile report detailing achievements of Hispanics at WMU


Western News, September 29, 1994, Western Michigan University Sep 1994

Western News, September 29, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Fall enrollment projection on target, Classes will be canceled for four hours on MLK Day, Improvisational theatre production opens its fourth season of educating students on choices, Butterfield taking seven-week trip to Russia to help dismantle state-run collective farms


Western News, September 22, 1994, Western Michigan University Sep 1994

Western News, September 22, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Former three-term governor of Colorado to discuss health care reform in Burian Lecture, Grant to boost number working in rural health care, Two receive NSF award to explore engineering ethics, 'Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds' conference to focus on wholeness of body, mind and spirit, Playwrights lend work for videoproduction to help educate University community about AIDS


Western News, September 15, 1994, Western Michigan University Sep 1994

Western News, September 15, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU pledges $1 million to KAAAP, Doctoral program in clinical psychology earns seal of approval from APA, Haenickes to welcome international students, University community can match interests with local needs during Volunteer Opportunities Fair, Hispanic Heritage Month observance to feature address by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, Worden among seven selected for Hall of Fame


Western News, September 1, 1994, Western Michigan University Sep 1994

Western News, September 1, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: University, AFSCME reach tentative three-year pact, Recreation, fieldhouse complex dedicated; other projects moving ahead, Hoger selected as coordinator of Writing Lab, Four-year increase in faculty salaries highest among 15 Doctoral I schools


Western News, August 11, 1994, Western Michigan University Aug 1994

Western News, August 11, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: 18 selected for $25,000 Medallion Scholarships, Rec center/fieldhouse to be dedicated Monday, Aug. 29


Western News, July 28, 1994, Western Michigan University Jul 1994

Western News, July 28, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Grants reach record $16.8 million for year, Donations top $7.5 million for record cash and deferred gifts, Board calls Haenicke 'best university president', Budget for 1994-95fiscal year set at $162 million, Tuition differential reduced for Weekend College this fall


Western News, July 14, 1994, Western Michigan University Jul 1994

Western News, July 14, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Bailey selected as new University ombudsman, Schultz named director of Grand Rapids Center, Etter- Lewis wins fellowship to study in Ghana, Youth Leadership Institute scheduled for July 24-30, Doctoral degree offered in industrial engineering


Western News, June 30, 1994, Western Michigan University Jun 1994

Western News, June 30, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Despite funding boost; Haenicke sees little revenue growth in budget, Percentage increase is second highest in the state, Lyddon to direct planning; institutional research, Liggett to concentrate efforts on quality initiatives, Trustees table 5.5 percent increase in tuition


Western News, June 16, 1994, Western Michigan University Jun 1994

Western News, June 16, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Advocacy efforts could payoff in appropriations process, Budgetary constraints may force sports reductions, Senate approves committee recommendations regarding campus observance of King birthday, Haenicke honored by local Boy Scouts council, More than 1,800 degrees to be awarded June 25, Master's and doctoral programs in counseling earn accreditation from national organization, Houser investigates 'pressure cooker' technique to turn toxic compounds into harmless material


Western News, June 2, 1994, Western Michigan University Jun 1994

Western News, June 2, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: 2,750 freshmen expected for orientation June 12-July 19, Three centers funded through campus wide competition, Sky Broncos flyaway with second place in the nation, WMU Foundation to honor Arwady for volunteer work, Award boosts second year of efforts to improve international business focus; trade opportunities, Business college going global to better prepare students, Federal grant funds exchange with Latvia, New information technology to be showcased at June 13 Telecity Expo in Fetzer Center


Western News, May 19,1994, Western Michigan University May 1994

Western News, May 19,1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: International advisers will visit here this month as part of USIA, College Board training program, Hybrid electric vehicle getting ready for the 'challenge', Leja wins Fulbright award for work in Taiwan, Dybek earns kudos for his creative writing, Boersma honored for work in speech pathology, audiology, Graduate Research Fellows receive $10,000 awards, WMU awarded grant to become host sitefor critically-acclaimed National Writing Project


Western News, May 5, 1994, Western Michigan University May 1994

Western News, May 5, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Haenicke briefs trustees on Carnegie Classification, discusses tuition outlook and internationalization, Network project links schools with computer resources, 29th International Congress on Medieval Studies will draw 2,500 scholars from around the world, WMU plays host to Michigan Youth Arts Festival, Workshop offered on securing federal funding, BIS sponsors workshop on business communication, Program tailored to help early-career faculty with research and creative activities as well as funding


Western News, April 14, 1994, Western Michigan University Apr 1994

Western News, April 14, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: University to award record number of degrees April 23, NPR news correspondent on campus April 15, Micklin awarded NATO funds for workshop, LaRoy pursues dream of running in Boston Marathon, Sunseeker 93 selected for tour through Arkansas, Gary Fund campaigners hope to raise $315,000, Two economists complete study for Ameritech


Western News, April 7, 1994, Western Michigan University Apr 1994

Western News, April 7, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Haenicke issues letter on sexual assault awareness, Undergraduate researchers to gather here for conference, Expert on linguistics, author of romance novels to make four presentations as Visiting Scholar, Haberman to discuss teacher education trends, Final lecture set in underground economy series


Western News, March 31, 1994, Western Michigan University Mar 1994

Western News, March 31, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: NSF staff member to conduct presentations on funding, Departments needed to provide information for master calendar available on the VAX / VMS, Speaker to compare experiences of blacks; Jews, WMU staff member pens book on noted social reformer, WMU part of national effort to improve water education, April 4-8 Clothesline Project symbolizes airing of society's dirty laundry


Western News, March 24, 1994, Western Michigan University Mar 1994

Western News, March 24, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Trustees table room and board rate increase, discuss recommendations to reduce costs, Sessions to focus on diversity in teaching and learning, Ferguson heads Paper Technology Foundation, Hannah to direct public affairs and administration, Totals reach $9.5 million in grants, $2.8 million in gifts, Expert on educational underachievers slated for several addresses during March 30-31 visit


Western News, March 17, 1994, Western Michigan University Mar 1994

Western News, March 17, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Haenicke reiterates need for support in seeking equity, Three commencement ceremonies set for April 23, Open house format allows prospective students to explore their options at 'Gold Pride Preview', Leading environmentalist here for Earth Week, Clothesline Project to provide visual reminder of need to end the cycle of sexual violence


Western News, March 10, 1994, Western Michigan University Mar 1994

Western News, March 10, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Partnership with company leads to new research center, College Bowl team wins regional title; qualifies for nationals, Political comedy troupe takes satiric jab at those who claim feminism is a dirty word, Renowned anthropologist to discuss race; culture, Shakespeare Festival will span a month with lectures; productions and films


Western News, February 24, 1994, Western Michigan University Feb 1994

Western News, February 24, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Carr pledges support for aviation program in Battle Creek, Asian connection lands British Fulbright Fellow here for admissions work, Teams ofWMU students working under grant to improve communication in area schools, Walwood renovation praised by local historical group, McCarty selected to teach at center in Japan


Western News, February 17, 1994, Western Michigan University Feb 1994

Western News, February 17, 1994, Western Michigan University

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Story Highlights: Students choose service projects over suntans for break, Top minority students here for HEIS Competition Feb. 18, Winter not as deeply rooted in Wood Hall greenhouse, WMU program to provide leadership training for Muskegon Heights High School students