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Last September Dr. Kimberly Dunn Adams, director of choral activities at Western Michigan University, began, step by step, to lead a chorus of over 100 singers through the intricacies of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. A mid-20th century classic, it's a setting of of Latin and medieval German poetry on life, fate, food, and love with an unforgettable opening, 'O Fortuna,' adopted by movies and television soundtracks to evoke awe and power. 

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Western Michigan University President John Dunn says a proposed new dining facility in Goldsworth Valley is on hold. Dunn made the announcement in an e-mail to the campus community Tuesday. 

University officials say no final decision about the issue has been made. It is expected to be on the agenda for WMU trustees later this week.

WMU medical school construction begins

Apr 12, 2013

Late awarded sub-contracts and frozen ground has caused some delays for the $68 million project.

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The 54th annual WMU Concerto Competition will showcase soprano D. Giles Simmer, violinist Youyang Qu, and bassoonist Minyuan Yang. 

Conductors Bruce Uchimura and Jeffrey Spenner describe the talents of each; talk about the process of choosing winners from a wide range of specialties, and preview the major work on the second half of the concert, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, "Reformation."

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