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Western News, December 5, 2002, Western Michigan University Dec 2002

Western News, December 5, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Presidential search committee set for action, United Way campaign tops $235,000 goal in final hours, Trustees expected to name Litynski to interim post, Longtime legislator, Floyd to receive honorary degrees at commencement, Board of Trustees sponsoring farewell reception for Floyds, Longtime legislator, Floyd to receive honorary degrees at commencement, Faculty, staff members honored for quarter-century of WMU service, More than 2,000 slated to receive degrees at Dec. 13 commencement, Center for Community Asset Building aiding faith-, community-based organizations in six counties, New CEDRS head improving mediation procedures thanks to input.


Western News, Nov. 14, 2002, Western Michigan University Nov 2002

Western News, Nov. 14, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Floyd commits to the University of Missouri, Accounting alum is next on tap for Haworth speaker series, Nov. 24 concert set to honor WMU bands founder Meretta, Trustees to move swiftly to fill presidential post, New Great Lakes center funded by EPA will combine WMU research; Ann Arbor firm’s technology, Trustees sign off on 12 faculty; staff retirement notices, Fenn named by Gov. Engler to Michigan's Board of Medicine, Litynski lauded in ceremony at Polish consulate general in NYC.


Western News, Oct. 31, 2002, Western Michigan University Oct 2002

Western News, Oct. 31, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Benton Harbor facility inaugurated Oct. 25, Engler taps Floyd for spot on Life Sciences Corridor Board, Senator to announce federal funds for research initiative, WMU institute gets $1 million in NSF funding for teaching initiative, Pherigo to head Horn Society, Fails-Nelson, Harris take top posts with education group, Vossen giving back to community as loaned executive, Palmer and Flanagan trounce competition in Windy City, Sky Broncos snag top honors at NIFA event.


Western News, Oct. 17, 2002, Western Michigan University Oct 2002

Western News, Oct. 17, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Pilot plant is first WMU Parkview site open, 9/11 art proposals sought, WMU personnel lead Egyptian water project, CD review means high praise for WMU Jazz Orchestra, Garmon among three honored with COE education awards, Student affairs promotes three, names three new directors, Nominations sought for staff service awards.


Western News, Oct. 3, 2002, Western Michigan University Oct 2002

Western News, Oct. 3, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: NIH grant to boost HHS research capacity, Fall enrollment nears 30, 000, Parkview Campus to see first engineering opening Oct. 11, Illinois-based engineering firm NASCO is newest BTR Park partner, United Way goal will ‘give community a lift’, Ramona Bernhard honored for support of the arts at WMU.


Western News, Sept. 19, 2002, Western Michigan Univeristy Sep 2002

Western News, Sept. 19, 2002, Western Michigan Univeristy

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Story highlights: Deans appointed to libraries; engineering, President Floyd on Capitol Hill, WMU community observes 9/11 anniversary, donations still sought for employee memorial, Franquesa recognized by Academy of Management, Zegree named composer of the month by publisher, University; community will partner for MLK observance.


Western News, Sept. 5, 2002, Western Michigan University Sep 2002

Western News, Sept. 5, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Summit puts TIER in the eyes of local leaders, AAUP members to review new contract tonight, vote Sept. 12, Engineering Dean Litynksi takes over academic reins as new provost, Lyman returns to foundation; Aardema named interim dean, Campus prepares to remember Sept. 11 next week with four memorial events, Hovestadt to head national marriage and family group, Haenicke's career feted by international colleagues, Beauregard goes on extended medical leave, Schmotter to explore corporate scandal cause, On Campus with StevanVeldkamp.


Western News, Aug. 8, 2002, Western Michigan Univeristy Aug 2002

Western News, Aug. 8, 2002, Western Michigan Univeristy

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  • Creating a Connected World; WMU launches the Internet of Things lab and mentors the next embedded-tech innovators
  • College News
  • Alumni Profile
  • Classnotes
  • In Memoriam
  • Sky is the limit for scholarship winners


Western News, July 25, 2002, Western Michigan University Jul 2002

Western News, July 25, 2002, Western Michigan University

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  • WMU archaeologists unearth structural remains of historic Fort St. Joseph site
  • August Keystone lecture to feature Kalamazoo sheriff
  • BOT to meet by phone today
  • Recent grad joins World Youth Choir
  • WMU part of FBI-sponsored effort to protect infrastructure
  • New director named for Sindecuse Health Center
  • Bioscience firm to locate research facilities at BTR Park


Western News, July 11, 2002, Western Michigan University Jul 2002

Western News, July 11, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Faculty concerts part of annual music student seminar schedule
Administrative changes announced, Holistic health is seminar topic, VP tapped for two-year NSF post, Two WMU-produced jazz CDs get kudos from journal critic
Time turns to WMU experts, Academic calendar changes put end to campus 'winter', Gary Fund spring drive reaches record total of more than $750,000 for athletic support, Diane Swartz gets nod as new VP for student affairs.


Western News, June 20, 2002, Western Michigan University Jun 2002

Western News, June 20, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: WMU archaeological team finds evidence of multiple area locations for Ramptown, GOP primary debate will be held July 2 on WMU campus, DeVos pediatric specialist named director of Sindecuse, Bedrosian gets three-year NIH grant to study communication theory, ACA is University's newest aviation partner, Four Staff Service Excellence winners named, Mangla's trip to Pakistan falls victim to political unrest there, Wireless education; University's use of technology are engineering conference topics, On Campus with Ray Wolfram, More than 1,500 will get degrees in June 29 ceremonies at Miller, Juneteenth celebration slated for June 23, WMU ...


Western News, June 6, 2002, Western Michigan University Jun 2002

Western News, June 6, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: University Chorale takes international prize, WMU looking for former women varsity athletes, Admissions event set to honor students who enlist in military, WMU garners $7.7 million in grant funding during March and April, Graduate student is WMU's first recipient of Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, Musicians get 10th set of Down Beat honors, Start of new academic year will bring promotions for 63 on faculty, Trustees approve two new undergraduate programs plus name changes for two units, College of Aviation launches student exchange deal with Australian school, On Campus with Jin Abe.


Western News, May 23, 2002, Western Michigan University May 2002

Western News, May 23, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Sky Broncos capture national flying title, Comedienne to headline collaborative diversity event, Trustees OK increases in tuition, room and board, parking rates, Communication ethicist converge at WMU for national conference May 30-June 2, Final candidate for Sindecuse post to make presentation on campus June 4, Record gift levels give boost to WMU's capital campaign, Diversity and improving client relationships focus of May 29 health care conference, On Campus with Felicia Crawford, Krawutschke assumes helm of Faculty Senate, "Girls on the Run" benefit to support healthy futures for young girls.


Western News, May 9, 2002, Western Michigan University May 2002

Western News, May 9, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Mesaba expands aviation hiring agreement, Next WMU Board of Trustees meeting1 is set For May 17, Dutch-American artist uses chainsaw to take wood carving to new heights for sake of art, New Udall scholar is WMU's third student to nab prestigious environmental award, Youth Arts Festival; Gilmore event join forces, YWCA to honor three from WMU at 'Women of Achievement' event, Newly retired Seiler feted by medievalists for lifetime's work, Copeland leads U.S. Latvians, Brigham, Wiest join staff in key campus catering and conference service roles, On Campus with Connie Bashaw, Fulbright awards take two ...


Western News, April 11, 2002, Western Michigan University Apr 2002

Western News, April 11, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: HHS gala to feature talk by Ted Kennedy Jr, Campus researchers find state's charter school need more oversight, Japan's Consul General Ito to speak on campus this afternoon, State arm boosts financial services teaching, Chinese profs study MBA teaching strategies, Preserving groundwater quality is focus of campus efforts to fight storm water pollution, Signing ceremony to make WMU-Peace Corps initiative official, Curtis-Smith lauded In NYC, Hilltoppers prepare to take on 'Phase II' of Prospect Hill cleanup initiative this Saturday, On Campus with Kim Nelson.


Western News, March 28, 2002, Western Michigan University Mar 2002

Western News, March 28, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: IT firm commits to BTR Park, Kalamazoo, Author; activist to discuss restoring state's environment, WMU surpasses previous record for gifts, still four months to go, 'Famous' Chinese trumpeter visits campus, Grant total nears $29 million, several awards in excess of $1 million, On Campus with Rob South, WMU Board of Trustees elects St. John, Klohs to lead board for 2002, Pow Wow to draw thousands to campus, Israeli films explore women's peace efforts, Grant will support next Youth Arts Fest.


Western News, March 14, 2002, Western Michigan University Mar 2002

Western News, March 14, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Tacoma., Wash., firm will have research facility at BTR Park, offices downtown, Ohio violinist is first recipient of Rhea Fetzer music scholarship, Francophone Film Festival is first of its kind, Laureate meets undergrad publishing need, WMUK gets third state award, Berkey's election to national office sets precedent for group, On Campus with Chris Pyzik, Walker Institute to mark new beginning.


Western News, Feb 21, 2002, Western Michigan University Feb 2002

Western News, Feb 21, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: New initiatives outlined for coming year, State cultural agency gives grant to Michigan Youth Arts Festival, Beebe-Thompson tapped to fill role as first Lacey Chair, On Campus with George Kohrman, Jewish scholar to speak Feb. 27, Seminar to Japan planned, “W" Club to bestow honors on Gayl Werme, Jack Moss, Johnston stars in Civic musical, MDA program joins forces with Peace Corps.


Western News, Feb. 7, 2002, Western Michigan University Feb 2002

Western News, Feb. 7, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Wireless campus computing now a reality, Former DaimlerChrysler CEO Holden named to WMU board, Floyd to address 'State of the U', Hanley and Smith among those honored at convocation tonight, Smith's Distinguished Faculty Scholar award is 'about time', Curtis Curtis-Smith wins coveted music commission, Wright to be feted at Feb. 19 reception set for Oaklands, New Zegree book wins praise, Redwood activist to speak on campus Feb. 14.

On Campus with Cathy Smith


Western News, Jan. 24, 2002, Western Michigan University Jan 2002

Western News, Jan. 24, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: NSF funds effort exploring research ethics, Annual Academic Convocation slated for Feb. 7 senate meeting, Two faculty members to receive Teaching Excellence awards for 2001, Continuing Ed's new name reflects reach, IEEE taps Mousavinezhad to head educational activities, More than $1.3 million in grants received by WMU in October, Emerita pens book on Messiaen, National math association honors Petro for service, On Campus with Mark Schwerin, 'Computer Tutors' program utilizes college students to bridge digital divide.


Western News, Jan. 10, 2002, Western Michigan University Jan 2002

Western News, Jan. 10, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Frostic gift is largest in University's history, Board approves new doctoral degrees in engineering, HHS, Kellogg Foundation's Lyman to succeed Wright as new aviation dean, WMU is new home to Prague writing program, Maier's new book revisits scenes from first Christmas, Dirks will lead national group, Trustees name Coons to head counseling and testing center, On Campus with Pat Gustafson, Search for 19th-century slave site under way, New fine arts management master's degree program will be first in Midwest, Epic Bistro owner to open second downtown Kalamazoo venue with WMU theme, student and faculty ...


Western News, Jan. 9, 2002, Western Michigan University Jan 2002

Western News, Jan. 9, 2002, Western Michigan University

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Story highlights: Elise Jorgens named to interim provost post, MLK celebration will focus on ‘Moving the Dream into the Community’, Myrlie Evers-Williams speaks at Miller Jan. 12, Tigers CEO Dombrowski to talk business on campus Jan. 22, Department of English spring reading series set to launch with award-winning authors, DENSO gift will boost engineering construction project, Cooley, WMU alliance will bring law degree to Grand Rapids.