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Western News, Dec. 5, 1996, Western Michigan University Dec 1996

Western News, Dec. 5, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Speaker of the House to be honored for exceptional career and devoted service, Graduates include first four from nursing program, Group works to protect underwater treasures, President restores funds for faculty computers, English and theatre students to present plays during reader's theatres Dec. 5 and Dec. 11, Strazdas named to state post, Jaksa earns service award from state group, Faculty member performs in 'virtual concert'.


Western News, Nov. 21, 1996, Western Michigan University Nov 1996

Western News, Nov. 21, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Project helps grandparents who become parents again, Libraries launch two-year project to train faculty and students in emerging technology, Weaver says Molde's contract will not be renewed, Senior Pakistani officials tap HCOB expertise, Book chronicles 60 years of health care in the region.


Western News, Nov. 14, 1996, Western Michigan University Nov 1996

Western News, Nov. 14, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Senators learn of efforts in enrollment and marketing areas, Presentations by Richard Wright and Matt Kurz reflect key aspects of University outreach initiatives, Grant total includes $5 million for aviation facilities, Hufford named to post in Division of Student Affairs, Smith to discuss changes in banking industry, Economics talk planned on the Great Depression, Women's history scholar to lead two sessions.


Western News, Nov. 7, 1996, Western Michigan University Nov 1996

Western News, Nov. 7, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: 'Groundbreaking' technology barely scratches the surface, Local students to join in national discussion on diversity issues through satellite broadcast, Book explores culture and traditions of Asia and Africa, Kuttner named to skills center post, Office branching out into programs for professional growth and development.


Western News, Oct. 31, 1996, Western Michigan University Oct 1996

Western News, Oct. 31, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Board approves appointment of Timothy Light as provost and vice president for academic affairs, 1996-97 general fund budget booked at $179.2 million, Trustees ratify three-year contract with AAUP, Noted critic; poet and essayist from Yale to make three presentations on campus Nov. 6-7, Women's health issues to be explored in all-day forum, South African activists to speak at symposium on rising expectations of that country's youth, Doolittle among Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.


Western News, Oct. 17, 1996, Western Michigan University Oct 1996

Western News, Oct. 17, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Light describes challenges and goals in remarks at first Faculty Senate meeting, Center increases access for persons with disabilities, Grants from Kellogg Foundation spur new training program with horses, Geologists answer the call to revive map making art, Michigan First Lady Michelle Engler here to kick off campaign for community service, National expert on aging to discuss future of long-term care in Oct. 24 public address, Cotton selected for state honor.


Western News, Oct. 10, 1996, Western Michigan University Oct 1996

Western News, Oct. 10, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Enrollment stabilization crucial as University faces budget shortfall, Poling earns Distinguished Faculty Scholllr Award, Sky's the limit with revamped School of Aviation Sciences, Sky Broncos play host to regional aviation contest, Haenicke updates senators on science project, Department fund-raisers seeking to achieve $156,000 goal in this year's United Way drive, WMUK-FM begins on-air campaign Monday.


Western News, Oct. 3, 1996, Western Michigan University Oct 1996

Western News, Oct. 3, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Alavi and Cornish to be honored for expertise with 1996 Alumni Teaching Excellence Awards, Superintendents band together to boost K-12 school achievement in two states, Homecoming culminates with festivities this weekend, WMU center home of new professional group designed to improve education evaluation, Writer; activist; performance artist to discuss diversity issues in Visiting Scholar addresses, Renowned mathematician to speak on campus, Improvisational theatre troupe takes to the road.


Western News, Sept. 26, 1996, Western Michigan University Sep 1996

Western News, Sept. 26, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Alumna donates $5.8 million; largest gift in WMU history, Groh; Oas to be recognized for contributions with this year's Distinguished Service Awards, Enrollment trends remain positive; Wright says, ACE Fellow learning leadership ropes here, Homecoming organizers invite campus community to 'get connected'.


Western News, Sept. 19, 1996, Western Michigan University Sep 1996

Western News, Sept. 19, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Grants climb to $24.2 million; up 14.4 percent over last year, Gifts surpass five-year-old record; reaching $12.3 million in 1995-96, Reading marks start of new series designed to encourage publication by emerging poets, Light sees strength throughout University, Geographer's expertise on Aral Sea results in selection for USAID project in Uzbekistan.


Western News, Sept. 12, 1996, Western Michigan University Sep 1996

Western News, Sept. 12, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: University and College of Engineering ranked in U.8. News, Faculty to vote soon on tentative contract, Zabriskie is first speaker in new Haworth lecture series, Students gain valuable experience as presidential interns, Sept. 19 discussion planned to share FIPSE tips, Successful alumni in fields of aviation and sports selected for awards, NPR host to lecture during Hispanic observance.


Western News, Sept. 5, 1996, Western Michigan University Sep 1996

Western News, Sept. 5, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Sabbaticals abroad provide new perspectives for faculty, Alumni and friends in Japan launch drive to raise funds for WMU, Class project lives on with Allen popularity, Scholars to discuss the Great Depression, Politics; business and history of Latin America among topics to be covered in lecture program, Dybek story published in book of horror and fantasy, Eimers and Olsen to read from their work.


Western News, Aug. 29, 1996, Western Michigan University Aug 1996

Western News, Aug. 29, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: University vows it will continue good faith bargaining in contract talks with faculty union, Center earns major contracts to study housing initiatives, Campus improvements continue with summer construction projects, Testing office and Counseling Center team up to provide services in Faunce starting this fall, AMBUCS choose Bush as 'Therapist of the Year, Prominent physician to discuss end-of-life issues, 'Western Walk for Women' planned for Sept. 8, Sielke named to international editorial advisory committee.


Western News, Aug. 8, 1996, Western Michigan University Aug 1996

Western News, Aug. 8, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU study of Lake Michigan coastal bluff could provide Army with new 'dirt' on stability, Goalball teams here on way to Atlanta games, Journalist with roots in many cultures to discuss her heritage in Aug. 21 lecture, Distance education publications win awards, Keizer named to new position, Hovestadt elected to board, Shaw book earns research award from national groups, Rankin photographs earn first-place honors, Etter-Lewis named to council, Carlson on archival board.


Western News, July 25, 1996, Western Michigan University Jul 1996

Western News, July 25, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Engler signs funding bill; board OKs low tuition hike, Haenicke presents tentative budget outlook, Board approves appointments of deans; department chairpersons, Bafna earns IIE award, Shuster to be honored.


Western News, July 11, 1996, Western Michigan University Jul 1996

Western News, July 11, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Engler signs funding bill; board OKs low tuition hike, Haenicke presents tentative budget outlook, Board approves appointments of deans; department chairpersons, Bafna earns IIE award, Shuster to be honored.


Western News, June 13, 1996, Western Michigan University Jun 1996

Western News, June 13, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Legislation recognizes doctoral status but also carries the possibility of tighter state controls, Physical plant program captures monetary savings along with steam, Two ceremonies set for June commencement, College of Education earns reaccreditation; special commendation from national agency, Center and clinic to be named for McGinnis, Students experience college life in KCP Program, Four selected for $1,000 service awards, Kramer appointed in certification office; Morton to direct Weekend College efforts, Bell named to position in academic support center, Mackey wins $5,000 fellowship from AAUW for summer research, Pelc to be honored at event, Ehrle earns service ...


Western News, May 30, 1996, Western Michigan University May 1996

Western News, May 30, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Legislature approves 6.3 percent appropriations increase, Public safety units move to other campus locations, WMU faculty member chosen to work with World Bank officials on staff development, Spraying safeguards trees against gypsy moths, Leading mathematicians from around the world gather here, WFAT named new Bronco flagship station, Geisler to head counselor educator association, Davidson edits collection of articles on medieval thinker, Glista earns state award for contributions to her field.


Western News, May 16, 1996, Western Michigan University May 1996

Western News, May 16, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Battle over federal budget could result in smaller state appropriations for universities, Construction takes off on new home for aviation sciences, Sky Broncos place second in national competition, Faculty Senate approves proposals to help streamline the curriculum review process, Howard University honors Lacey with leadership award, Faculty member adds enthusiastic fire to the flame as official Olympic torch bearer, Graduate admissions site on WWW earns accolades from national professional group, Retirement reception set for Orlofsky and Vredevelt. v


Western News, May 2, 1996, Western Michigan University May 1996

Western News, May 2, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Chicago advertising executive; WMU alumnus to head marketing; PR and communications, Faculty member donates his entire net salary, Texas Tech administrator selected for admissions post, 2,700 medievalists due on campus for 31st congress, State's finest high school artists pool talents for 34th annual Michigan Youth Arts Festival, WMUK-FM ends spring fund drive in record time, Clock tower named for major donor's parents, WMU to continue East Campus improvements, Expert on Japanese religion to discuss Aum Shinrikyo, University will honor Barn Theatre founders.


Western News, April 11, 1996, Western Michigan University Apr 1996

Western News, April 11, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Form and function unite in new computer laboratory, University to award more than 2,500 degrees, Scholars from across the country to gather for conference on communication ethics, Camp organized for visually impaired athletes, BGSU coach selected for Bronco men's tennis post, Etter-Lewis co-edits collection of oral narratives, Acclaimed authors here for writers' conference.


Western News, April 4, 1996, Western Michigan University Apr 1996

Western News, April 4, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Senate action a sign of progress in efforts to gain recognition in state budget process, EPA inks agreement with WMU for safer packaging, Dedication ceremony for Gill Stadium Club April 6, Biological sciences researcher examines cancer growth genes under NIH grant, Wiener co-edits orientation and mobility book, Galligan earns award for contributions to review, Noted physicist to speak here April 9-10.


Western News, March 28, 1996, Western Michigan University Mar 1996

Western News, March 28, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Faculty members; students to be honored by MAGB, Advertising executive here for WMU Foundation event, Scientists study effects of Brazilian population explosion, Board OKs retirement plan for hourly employees, New MBA program designed to be more user friendly, Upton to speak at Miller, White selected for state mathematics honor, WMU production headed for Disney World; benefit performance set to raise travel funds, Educator to discuss 'Writing With Passion'.


Western News, March 21, 1996, Western Michigan University Mar 1996

Western News, March 21, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Continued recognition of unique status critical; Haenicke notes in remarks to Board of Trustees, Rapley selected as education dean, Stadium seating area named for John Gill, Trustees designate property for University use, Brown named head of public safety; other personnel action approved, Expert on chemical dependency; relationships will lead sessions on campus March 27-28, Project helps 'draw the line' on sexual violence.


Western News, March 14, 1996, Western Michigan University Mar 1996

Western News, March 14, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlight: Haenicke calls on University community for support, Board to meet Friday at Grand Rapids center, Smith and Pancella elected to senate leadership, General education program ready to go for this fall, Reservations due for holistic health dinner, Renowned scientist to discuss foundations of human language and how children acquire it, Smith elected to national post.


Western News, March 7, 1996, Western Michigan University Mar 1996

Western News, March 7, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Haenicke calls for recognition of WMU's status in budget process, Young Scholars Program to feature address by noted expert on poverty and inequality, Surgical research is topic of ethics discussion, Heinig selected for national honor in theatre, BIS sponsors annual Office Personnel Seminar, Faculty member compiles comprehensive bibliography on noted American humorist.


Western News, Feb. 22, 1996, Western Michigan University Feb 1996

Western News, Feb. 22, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU draws international scholars for teaching; research, Haenicke to testify before Senate subcommittee Feb. 23, 300 collegiate dancers here for festival Feb. 29-March 2, Board of Trustees Room named for trustee emeritus Alfred Connable, APA plans luncheon for 25th anniversary, Beech hopes to unravel medieval mystery with new book, Volume explores the underground economy, Nearly 100 students depart Feb. 23 for week of service through Alternative Spring Break, Gross chronicles experiences at spiritual retreat in diary.


Western News, Feb. 15, 1996, Western Michigan University Feb 1996

Western News, Feb. 15, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Engler proposes 4 percent for WMU, Teacher education organization taps project with Battle Creek school as national model, Roommates and rides just a keystroke away, Report notes cash gifts up by more than 27 percent, Academic advising facility in Read named for Ellis, Gift-giving not rare in those bitten by love bug.


Western News, Feb. 8, 1996, Western Michigan University Feb 1996

Western News, Feb. 8, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: President authorizes new faculty and doctoral positions, Eisenberg and Smith seek to lead senate, Nursing school gets $300,000 award to incorporate holistic health, Noted Mexican American scholar to speak, Record crowd expected for scholarship competition, Festival to focus on '60s and '70s soundtracks, Carlson appointed acting University archivist, White to share experiences teaching engineering ethics.


Western News, Feb. 1, 1996, Western Michigan University Feb 1996

Western News, Feb. 1, 1996, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Moore named full-time head of race relations institute, Haenicke to conduct open office hours Feb. 8, New coordinate major prepares students for diverse work force, At WMU; TQM means putting people first in all we do, Query to make presentation on technology and education, Events planned in observance of African Heritage Month, Scholar to explore question of teaching virtue in lecture, WMU joins in efforts for day to recognize accomplishments of women and girls in sports, Two prominent geologists to speak on campus, Second annual bone marrow drive is Feb. 14.