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Western News, Dec. 4, 1997, Western Michigan University Dec 1997

Western News, Dec. 4, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU researchers help Portage company put scientific data behind their product, Des staffers working to wipe out 'millennium bug', Graduate internship established in honor of Beauregard.


Western News, Nov. 13, 1997, Western Michigan University Nov 1997

Western News, Nov. 13, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Funds targeted for engineering, student services facilities, Haenicke announces $1 million for professorships, WMU embarking upon year-long self-study as part of athletics certification program, University's agreement with Greeks is a first in the state, Nuclear physicist to address end of Cold War, President of Chinese university to be honored, Sky Broncos win regionals; earn national berth.


Western News, Oct. 30, 1997, Western Michigan University Oct 1997

Western News, Oct. 30, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: MBA goes global with agreement to offer complete degree program in Malaysia, Poetry series picks national winners; earns national acclaim, Collection expands with installation of two new sculptures, Afro-musicologist to present series of sessions.


Western News, Oct. 16, 1997, Western Michigan University Oct 1997

Western News, Oct. 16, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Homecoming will highlight the wonders of Western, Phi Beta Kappa charter puts WMU among nation's elite, Light lays out academic agenda for 1997-98 year, Phi Beta Kappa charter puts WMU among nation's elite, Campus tools up for successful United Way campaign, Occupational therapy to mark 75th anniversary.


Western News, Oct. 2, 1997, Western Michigan University Oct 1997

Western News, Oct. 2, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Seven more named to presidential search committee, Beauregard selected as athletic director, Board gives Haenicke 'outstanding evaluation' in its final annual review of his performance, WMU launches new 'twinning program' in India, Haenicke hopes to promote dialog with CARE.


Western News, Sept. 18, 1997, Western Michigan University Sep 1997

Western News, Sept. 18, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Aviation dedication, board meeting set for Battle Creek, Kellogg CEO begins lecture series Oct. 2, Haenicke to remain 'vigorously' involved in next year, Application of student fee gives technology a new boost across campus, Officials hope efforts add up to more success for minorities in science and math classes, WMU teams up to increase Special Olympics participation, Kurzmann selected for study visit to Germany.


Western News, Sept. 4, 1997, Western Michigan University Sep 1997

Western News, Sept. 4, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Grand opening of Campus Cinema set for Friday, Summer is prime time for progress on campus construction projects, Alumnus to fund permanent endowment to establish professorship in history department, AMBUCS give most awards, money to WMU students, Haircuts and health promotion on the agenda for initiative between WMU and local salon, Music faculty members appear on Polish TV, Interior design program earns accreditation.


Western News, Aug. 14, 1997, Western Michigan University Aug 1997

Western News, Aug. 14, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Board approves appointments of new department chairpersons, Event planned for new maritime studies center, Giving remains strong as 1996-97 donations top $10 million, Activities planned for CommUniverCity Night, Thomas earns accolades, West Michigan Avenue back to four lanes, Nontraditional; graduate students to be welcomed.


Western News, July 31, 1997, Western Michigan University Jul 1997

Western News, July 31, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: 1996-97 grants set record; topping $25 million for the first time, Board approves 1997-98 general fund budget of $188.4 million, WMU junior to appear on 'Sunday Morning', Social work honors Amos with scholarship fund, Trustees endorse proposals for two degree programs.


Western News, July 17, 1997, Western Michigan University Jul 1997

Western News, July 17, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: University gets 4 percent increase from state; remains in 7th place in per student funding, Substance abuse programming earns national accreditation, New program to meet needs of area nonprofit leadership, Tuition and fees measures on agenda for board meeting.


Western News, July 3, 1997, Western Michigan University Jul 1997

Western News, July 3, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Haenicke announces plans to step down as president in 1998, Sunseeker finishes 16th, Richert added to staff as conference coordinator, Trustees approve promotions for 46 faculty members effective at start of academic year.


Western News, June 19, 1997, Western Michigan University Jun 1997

Western News, June 19, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Gary Fund donations exceed this year's goal, University to award more than 1,600 degrees June 28, Finance major learns to budget time while completing bachelor's degree in two years, NEH grant; scholar's ties open library doors for study of rare manuscripts, Faculty member and alumnus collaborate to publish two clinical psychology textbooks, Dartmouth scholar wins first Grundler Prize, Stewart selected as women's basketball coach, Gershon book analyzes global media corporations.


Western News, June 5, 1997, Western Michigan University Jun 1997

Western News, June 5, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU continues to seek recognition of status as budget bill makes its way through Legislature, John Fraire selected as dean of admissions, Brylinsky elected to lead national organization, WMU earns state grants for efforts to reduce energy costs, Grants climb past $20 million mark as year nears end, Anderson chosen as director of CECP center, Text uses American culture to teach English.


Western News, May 22, 1997, Western Michigan University May 1997

Western News, May 22, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: 'The numbers just don't add up, ' Haenicke tells senate, Baxter; Powell recognized as Women of Achievement, Kynaston noted for work in instrumental jazz program, Internationalization efforts moving ahead with creation of new center and department, $11.2 million from NSF adds up to mathematics revolution, Hampton joins Employee Assistance Program, WMU faculty member checks in with media around the world following chess match.


Western News, April 17, 1997, Western Michigan University Apr 1997

Western News, April 17, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Scott selected as new dean of the Graduate College, Sky Broncos hope to fly high in national competition here, Bronco sculpture to be installed near fieldhouse, Nigerian doctor to present ethics center lecture at 'K’, Researchers team up with schools to improve sportsmanship, Landis earns awards for academic achievement, Gesink honored with award.


Western News, April 10, 1997, Western Michigan University Apr 1997

Western News, April 10, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Departments work together to revise procedures and provide improved service to WMU students, University enters 10-year agreement with Hope College, Sunrayce sponsors choose WMU solar car to help set the pace for this summer's race, Maier to appear on A&E network programs, Ethics panel to focus on standardized testing, Gold Company performing on stage at Disney World.


Western News, April 3, 1997, Western Michigan University Apr 1997

Western News, April 3, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Aviation program taking off in Detroit high schools, Faculty member commits future to enlightening the past, Book liberates stories of German and American POWs during WWII, Retired faculty member recounts capture and experiences in German POW camps, 1,000 WMU students take to the streets in three counties for annual spring cleanup, Sielke elected to board of education finance group.


Western News, March 27, 1997, Western Michigan University Mar 1997

Western News, March 27, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Saturn executive to speak as part of Haworth series, Faculty; students honored for outstanding achievements, Scholarship for social work students established in honor of longtime WMU faculty member, Grants exceed $15.5 million at eight-month mark, Economist to discuss the sources of Fed bias, Eighth annual pow wow expected to draw nearly 5,000 to University Arena April 5-6, EduCABLE carrying Michigan Government TV.


Western News, March 20, 1997, Western Michigan University Mar 1997

Western News, March 20, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Funding should match WMU's size and complexity; Haenicke tells legislators, Light emphasizes importance of transfer; graduate students, Edwards honored for 16 years as trustee, TQM efforts entering new phase under new leadership, Rivers selected to head up quality management office.


Western News, March 13, 1997, Western Michigan University Mar 1997

Western News, March 13, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU; museum team up to launch maritime center, Center sponsors lectures by marime archaeologist, Noted speech-language pathologist to lecture, Libraries switching to Bronco card for copies, Women's History Month lectures scheduled.


Western News, Feb. 27, 1997, Western Michigan University Feb 1997

Western News, Feb. 27, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: New program adds global perspective to faculty ranks, Educators from across state here for equity conference, Health center one of 10 in country to participate in pilot program to evaluate new oral HIV test, Therapist to present Young Scholars lecture.


Western News, Feb. 20, 1997, Western Michigan University Feb 1997

Western News, Feb. 20, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Archer to speak here as part of lecture series, Math reform efforts could add up to improved test scores for students, CDDA earns full three-year accreditation on first try, Students take 'Alternative Spring Break' to perform community service at 11 sites, Glista earns award for clinical achievement.


Western News, Feb. 6, 1997, Western Michigan University Feb 1997

Western News, Feb. 6, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Klohs named to Board of Trustees, Medallion Scholarship Competition to draw 1,000 top high school seniors from 10 states, Bottles; bones and buttons reveal Battle Creek's past, Noted physician; MacArthur grant winner to discuss work with infectious diseases and poor, Physician-assisted suicide among talk topics, Retiree and alumnus win international award, Events planned for African American History Month, Holography expert to present lecture; exhibit.


Western News, Jan. 30, 1997, Western Michigan University Jan 1997

Western News, Jan. 30, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Haenicke lays the groundwork for future construction, Haworth and Waddles elected to lead board, Jorgens named dean of College of Arts and Sciences, Grants for first half of fiscal year exceed $14 million, Demonstration project gives libraries patrons access to more than 2,500 full-text publications, WMU to recognize contributions of women to sports, Educators should cultivate reflective thinking rather than indoctrinate particular values, Wiener honored for contributions to profession.


Western News, Jan. 23, 1997, Western Michigan University Jan 1997

Western News, Jan. 23, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: University celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., Much accomplished; but much yet to do; Haenicke tells audience, Text gives grandparents tips for being parents again, Music therapy text offers techniques to include special needs students, Internationally known expert to discuss research proposals.


Western News, Jan. 16, 1997, Western Michigan University Jan 1997

Western News, Jan. 16, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: 'Building Community at WMU' is theme for King's birthday observance on campus, WMU physicist will use $900,000 federal grant to illuminate the secrets of molecular structure, Chapel recognized for leadership in reading, Book is futuristic view of the electronic global village, Diversity Video Fest scheduled for Jan. 24.


Western News, Jan. 9, 1997, Western Michigan University Jan 1997

Western News, Jan. 9, 1997, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Legislature approves outlay funds; property transfer, Engler selects Pero for Board of Trustees, Trustees praise Haenicke; he donates raise to WMU, Bender chosen to lead fund-raising efforts, Darnell named Bronco head football coach, Workshop offered for staff on Covey's seven habits, Russian urban planner to speak Jan. 15-17, Propagation of the Depression is topic of talk, Snow removal crews ready to serve campus.