Western Michigan University

December 4, 2014
4:54 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

WSW: WMU President John Dunn on White House Summit, Enrollment and More

John Dunn
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University President John Dunn says an invitation to a White House summit is an honor for the university. 

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Veterans' Stories
8:47 am
Mon November 10, 2014

WSW: Stories from Barracks to the Front

Veterans Park in Kalamazoo - file photo
Credit WMUK


Western Michigan University senior Chris Hickey says "the true story of war will be forever locked in the hearts and minds of those that went through it." 

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Arts & More
11:13 am
Thu November 6, 2014

WMU Veterans Tell Their Stories

Detail of the DAV Memorial in downtown Kalamazoo
Credit WMUK

On Veterans’ Day 2014, several students, faculty, and staff will share stories about their military service. It’s the first of a planned series of annual events called “Stories from the Barracks to the Front”.

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6:26 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Go On A Sound Walk with WMU Soundscape Ecologists

Dr. Sharon Gill (far right) gives listeners some tips before the group sets out on the first soundwalk in June
Credit Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy

There are so many sounds that we tune out every day. It could be car traffic, the TV in the other room, the hum of a light bulb.

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5:29 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Labor Contracts on WMU Trustees' Agenda

Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University’s Board of Trustees meets tomorrow. The trustees are set to consider whether to approve a three-year contract with the university’s faculty union.

The American Association of University Professors voted to accept the contract a few weeks ago, just before the old one ran out. If the trustees approve it, the AAUP contract would raise wages by two percent this academic year and the next, and by three-percent in the third.

The Board will also consider an agreement with a union that represents theater workers at WMU.

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