Western Michigan University

12:44 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

WestSouthwest: WMU President John Dunn

WMU President John Dunn in studio for WMUK's "WestSouthwest"
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University President John Dunn is the guest for the first edition of WestSouthwest, WMUK's new weekly public affairs program.

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3:04 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Historical marker stolen from WMU's East Hall

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The marker was snatched sometime between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Sometime between the afternoon of June 26 and the morning of Thursday, June 27, someone pried the 42-inch-by-54-inch metal historic marker at East Hall away from its wooden posts, and made off with it. "We discovered it the morning of June 27, " said Western Michigan University Deputy Chief of Public Safety Blaine Kalafut.
WMU Fine Arts
11:38 am
Thu June 20, 2013

WMU names new Fine Arts Dean

Daniel Guyette
Credit Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University has named a new Dean to lead its College of Fine Arts. 

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1:41 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

WMU Midwest Games a touch of home for Malaysian students

Midwest Games opening ceremony at WMU's Kanley Track
Credit Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Western Michigan University hosted the Malaysian Midwest Games over the Memorial Day weekend. The event featured a broad range of Olympic-style athletic competitions for students from Malaysia studying at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

If you stood in the right spot inside Western’s Student Recreation Center during the games you would have seen Malaysian students competing in table tennis, basketball and netball, all at the same time. They were just three of the sports featured in what participants call simply the “Midwest Games”.

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2:54 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

WMU gets "Green Award" for public institutions

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The honor comes from the Michigan Green Leaders program.
KALAMAZOO - For more than three decades, Western Michigan University has been one of the greenest-minded academic institutions in the U.S. Home to the nation's first college revolving fund for financing energy-saving initiatives, WMU was among the first universities to abandon coal as a fuel source.