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Western News, Dec. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University Dec 1998

Western News, Dec. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: University ponders engineering proposals from two cities, School of Aviation gets $1.65 million boost for jet simulator, September awards push year-to-date grants past $8.5 million mark, Board hears report of September gifts to University and Paper Technology Foundation, WMU authors win prestigious literary prizes, Dykxhoorn elected to lead international accountants.


Western News, Nov. 12, 1998, Western Michigan University Nov 1998

Western News, Nov. 12, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Transferred KPH property targeted for College of Health and Human Services consolidation, WMU archaeologists pinpoint Niles site of 300- year-old; French-founded Fort St. Joseph, Asian/Pacific business lecture series starts today, University staffer says United Way 'loan' led to unexpected returns, Campus United Way campaign stays on track; surpasses goal by more than $5,000, Enhancing teaching is new director's focus.


Western News, Oct. 29, 1998, Western Michigan University Oct 1998

Western News, Oct. 29, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Corporate/ University partnership brings $50 million in cutting-edge CAD tools to campus engineering labs, Sky Broncos win regionals; prepare to defend title, Evaluation pair heads $2 million Detroit project, Oral history is topic of talk to library friends, Pain and evil are focus of annual Burian lecture, Callan to lecture on Joyce, Grant total starts year at $4.7 million mark, WMUK drive ends with record funds raised.


Western News, Oct. 15, 1998, Western Michigan University Oct 1998

Western News, Oct. 15, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Campus set to 'Send in the Spirit' for Homecoming, Faculty salaries top Floyd's list of legislative priorities, WMUK launches fall drive to cover program costs, High-tech research tools are anthropologist's topic, EEOC commissioner is Phi Beta Kappa speaker, University computing experts move into high gear to attack 'problem of the century' in campus offices.


Western News, Oct. 1, 1998, Western Michigan University Oct 1998

Western News, Oct. 1, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Floyd lays out vision; planning details for BOT, Student families on campus this weekend for annual Family Festival celebration activities, Nursing chair named for Lacey, Upton aide tapped for legislative affairs post, Coming Out Day marked, Africa's economic impact is visiting scholar's topic, Stoltman honored by national geography group, Day-long arts festival planned for Oct. 10.


Western News, Sept. 17, 1998, Western Michigan University Sep 1998

Western News, Sept. 17, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: President Floyd pledges support for faculty efforts, Federal funds for fellowships designed to boost number of math doctoral students, Sims earns top honors at piano competition, Annual ECE seminars start, Acclaimed Michigan poet to read from her work, Furniture expert to speak on 20th century design, Art camp works by visually-impaired students and their instructors on display at campus and downtown sites, Zimmer honored by fellow health professionals.


Western News, Sept. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University Sep 1998

Western News, Sept. 3, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU launches partnerships with city schools Grant will increase number of minorities entering health careers, Mentors; computers to aid beginning teachers, CommUniverCity crowds expected to hit 35,000, Australian firm awards $2.9 million in software for research and set-up of campus training site, Knollwood; Discount Den properties will be acquired, Rapley to describe problem-based learning in, Sept. 17 talk to area educators and public, Wood and Haenicke Halls top list of campus construction projects making a visual impact.


Western News, Aug. 13, 1998, Western Michigan University Aug 1998

Western News, Aug. 13, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: President Floyd sets his agenda with audiences around the state, Faculty and staff invited to welcome the Floyds, Paper technology gifts push 1997-98 total past $9 million mark, Faculty and staff invited to welcome the Floyds.


Western News, July 30, 1998, Western Michigan University Jul 1998

Western News, July 30, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Grants top $31 million in record finish to 1997-98 fiscal year, Trustees' decision means University will continue its seventh-place state ranking in tuition and fee costs, Floyd takes helm on Aug. 1, Five Kalamazoo churches mount scholarship effort for local students, Astronaut Jemison will give keynote address in series aimed at improving science and math achievement, Board approves Rapley and Saunders appointments; four retirements, Biosafety policy updated to meet new federal guidelines, International and area studies center named for Haenicke.


Western News, July 2, 1998, Western Michigan University Jul 1998

Western News, July 2, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Aviation school negotiates third international contract, Football center named in honor of Bill Brown, Football center dedication planned for July 10, Changes slated for student parking system.


Western News, June 18, 1998, Western Michigan University Jun 1998

Western News, June 18, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: House supports extra funds for WMU aviation; conference committee to meet later this month, Faculty Senate approves Research II recommendations, Haenicke to receive honorary degree during commencement exercises Saturday, June 27, Easter Seal grant helps WMU researchers launch profession to help disabled travelers, University Dames award new scholarship, Gershon book honored by national organization, Luscombe named winner of volunteer services award.


Western News, May 21, 1998, Western Michigan University May 1998

Western News, May 21, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Transfer of hospital property approved by state board, School of Nursing earns highest accreditation level, WMU first in state to implement tuition grant program, Committee seeks input on NCAA certification report, Sky Broncos climb to the top in national competition, Program helps injured employees return to work sooner, Association names Hancox Outstanding New Teacher, Grundler Prize goes to authors of books on art and ale.


Western News, May 7, 1998, Western Michigan University May 1998

Western News, May 7, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: New president already mapping out list of priorities, Haenicke happy with selection of Floyd, Nursing school to get $1 million from Bronson, Kellogg Foundation grant project benefits both WMU programs and Calhoun County agencies, WMU leads the way in HIV education; prevention and testing, BBA program revised to provide students with more hands-on; real world experience, Board endorses consensual sexual relations policy, 2,700 medievalists gather for international congress.


Western News, April 24, 1998, Western Michigan University Apr 1998

Western News, April 24, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Special Edition: Elson Floyd selected as sixth president of WMU


Western News, April 9, 1998, Western Michigan University Apr 1998

Western News, April 9, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Schedules set for visits by presidential candidates, Haenicke to testify before House subcommittee May 6, Four more chosen as 'named endowed professors', Roberts to give leadership lecture, Paper Tech Foundation announces campaign, Maestro Takeda to serve as artist-in-residence, Full text of President Diether H. Haenicke's "State of the University" address presented on March 31, 1998; at the 18th annual Academic Convocation.


Western News, March 26, 1998, Western Michigan University Mar 1998

Western News, March 26, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: State funding should recognize complexity; not just enrollment; Haenicke tells trustees, Pavilion to bear name of Haenicke, Early numbers point to record enrollments for this fall, Production of family opera to celebrate fine arts 25th, Two WMU programs ranked among top in the country, Edsel Ford to speak as part of lecture series, Pow WOW will feature displays of Native American culture, Sundick to lead ethics talk, Tribute to Carol Haenicke planned, First students initiated into Phi Beta Kappa.


Western News, March 20, 1998, Western Michigan University Mar 1998

Western News, March 20, 1998, Western Michigan University

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  • Five finalists named in presidential search process
  • Presidential search process began last July


Western News, March 12, 1998, Western Michigan Univeristy Mar 1998

Western News, March 12, 1998, Western Michigan Univeristy

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Story highlights: Ponchillia; Schma honored for distinguished service, Salute to Haenickes will include dance; music and theater, Presidential finalists expected to be named, Support for aviation climbs.


Western News, Feb. 19, 1998, Western Michigan University Feb 1998

Western News, Feb. 19, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Governor recommends 1.5 percent increase for state universities, Search committee to begin interview phase in March, Awards go to Febles and Joslin for teaching excellence, Concorde will deliver first British Airways cadets to Battle Creek for pilot training, Light opens discussions on the nature of faculty's work, Installation set for Phi Beta Kappa, Richardson to read from award-winning book, Welfare is topic of talk for Young Scholars Program, Latin American historian to speak on migrant workers.


Western News, Feb. 5, 1998, Western Michigan University Feb 1998

Western News, Feb. 5, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Presidential Search Advisory Committee begins process of screening candidates today, CARE initiative off to a good start; Haenicke says, Waddles; Krause elected to board leadership, Plano named first Outstanding Emeritus Scholar, Haenicke starts fund for international students.


Western News, Jan. 22, 1998, Western Michigan University Jan 1998

Western News, Jan. 22, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Small increase in state funding could mean changes in tuition plan, Report calls for new Center for Teaching and Learning, Haenicke seeks input from community in session tonight, New chemical engineering degree program extends University's expertise in paper area, Aviation school gains a touch of the Irish, Book provides food for thought on marketing, Fourth annual bone marrow drive is Feb. 11.


Western News, Jan. 8, 1998, Western Michigan University Jan 1998

Western News, Jan. 8, 1998, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Impact on local economy reaches nearly $500 million, Pilot training centre takes off with British Airways contract, MLK Day events to include convocation and celebration, Student services building will consolidate offices and provide new 'front door' to the University, Conference set on writing across the curriculum, Brookings Institution official to discuss China, Trek across Africa is topic of multimedia show.