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  1. University honored for environmental practicesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Western Michigan University has received a "Best of Green Schools" designation from a national organization that supports environmentally friendly buildings and communities. The U.S. Green Building Council selected the university in Kalamazoo as its winner in the higher education institution category for this year.


  2. Boise braces for Potato BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Packer

    In college football, the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will pit the Air Force Academy against Western Michigan University Dec. 20 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Recognitions of the sponsor, the Idaho Potato Commission, will include logos on the field; permanent signage; nine television and radio ads; print ads; game tickets and passes; and a 30-second welcome message before kickoff by commission president and chief executive officer Frank Muir.


  3. USGBC Announces 2014 "Best of Green Schools" HonoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Coatings World

    ... knowledge with their families and the greater Houston community. Higher Education Institution Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Mich.): Over the past two decades, the Western Michigan University (WMU) community has collectively served as a ...


  4. Vera Lorene MetcalfeRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Richmond Daily News

    ... , the family requests that memorials be directed to the Georgia Lee Metcalfe Scholarship Fund at Western Michigan University or to the Alzheimer's Association in Kalamazoo, Mich.


  5. 'Send me something from Kalamazoo': 12 holiday gift ideas with local flareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... mugs, hats, signs and other specialty items, including clothing and merchandise that represents Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College. It is owned by Kathleen and Andrew Widner. Handmade Kalamazoo is a ...


  6. Aleeta Houghtaling HewittRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Northern Michigan News

    ... attended Manton High School, Wexford County Normal, graduating in 1937. She later graduated from Western Michigan University in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education. She had lived in the Cadillac area until 1956, when she moved to ...


  7. Steve Duin: And sometimes, Phil Pirages discovers, luck is with you and the fates are kindRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... that have shaped his story. Forty years ago, Pirages thought he was a teacher. He had a job at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, a doctoral thesis on Restoration comedy, and little in the way of savings. He was haunting garage sales in the ...


  8. Holiday rush takes over in regional MLive.com Game of the Week voting (plus statewide...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MLive.com

    ... a couple of percentage points. Friday's Kalamazoo Central vs. Loy Norrix game, to be played at Western Michigan University, finished with 3,879 votes, good for 47 percent. The Galesburg-Augusta vs. Comstock game earned 3,732 votes for 45 percent. ...


  9. Bronco Banter: Talking WMU sports with David DrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MLive.com

    Join Kalamazoo Gazette sports reporter David Drew for a live chat at 1 p.m. today to discuss Western Michigan University sports . I expect the majority of the conversation to revolve around Saturday's Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.


  10. KVCC graduates urged to 'raise the bar' during commencement ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | MLive.com

    ... of becoming an aviation pilot by enrolling in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at Western Michigan University. Tania Gensler, 31, is going back to get her bachelor's in nursing after becoming certified as a registered nurse; Carlos Clay, ...


  11. Historians say China twisting its history to justify military buildup, aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Stars and Stripes

    ... professor in the Department of Sociology and School of Public Affairs and Administration at Western Michigan University and author of the book "Harmony and War: Confucian Culture and Chinese Power Politics." In his book, Wang examined China's ...


  12. Winter Commencement at Western Michigan University held SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Nearly 19-hundred new college grads will be entering the West Michigan work force after commencement exercises Saturday at Western Michigan University. Western handed out 1,419 Bachelor degrees, 429-Masters degrees and 32-Doctorates at three separate ceremonies at Miller Auditorium this weekend.


  13. Taiclet, Bruce EvanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... MO. He graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1952, and later graduated college from Western Michigan University where he obtained a masters degree in school administration. He was an educator at Berrien Springs, MI Public Schools for 33 years. ...


  14. 2 of Western Michigan University's new grads recount twists,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | MLive.com

    Darrell Rich Jr. is a 24-year-old from Detroit. Cristine Burdick VanBruggen is a 42-year-old resident of Mattawan. Both hit plenty of bumps in the road while pursuing a college degree, and both were among the 1,879 students to graduate Saturday from Western Michigan University.


  15. ICAO Gathering Global Aviation Stakeholders in Addressing the...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Aviation Discovery Program (ADP) at the event, coordinated between the FAA Academy, the Western Michigan University, the A News Source : ICAO Gathering Global Aviation Stakeholders in Addressing the Shortage of Aviation Professionals and Attracting ...


  16. WMU athletic director sets goal to raise $3 million, have new football scoreboard for 2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MLive.com

    Western Michigan University football fans don't come to Waldo Stadium to put a puzzle together, but sometimes they might be forced to. During most games in recent years, blank malfunctioning squares on the video scoreboard at Waldo Stadium have forced fans to squint and focus a little harder when they watch replays on the big screen.


  17. Snyder makes appointment, reappointment to Western Michigan University board of trusteesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Jeff Rinvelt, of Ann Arbor, and the reappointment of Bill Johnston, of Portage, to the Western Michigan University board of trustees.


  18. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: WMU organizes watch parties, offers travel, ticket and event informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MLive.com

    Travel to Boise, Idaho is not the easiest or cheapest, but Western Michigan University is offering help for fans looking to support the Broncos in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec. 20. WMU athletic director Kathy Beauregard said officials were unable to organize flight packages from Michigan to Idaho, but today the school released information about watch parties, hotel packages, travel services, ticket packages and other events surrounding the bowl. WMU will host a free watch party at University Arena on Dec. 20. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The Broncos' game against Air Force is set to kick off at 5:45 p.m. .


  19. KVCC celebrates its 74th commencement on Sunday at Miller AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2013 | MLive.com

    Kalamazoo Valley Community College will celebrate its 74th commencement at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14 at Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium.


  20. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Business Wire

    ... from the University of South Florida along with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Western Michigan University. An active member of the local community, Ms. Giganti serves as the programming chair for the Tampa Chapter of Risk Management ...