Tonight at 7:30 pm, eight Western Michigan University scholarship students will be featured in a free recital of songs, spirituals, and arias in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. They are recipients of Diether H. Haenicke Scholarships for study at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. Four of them - soprano Caitlin Borke, mezzo soprano Katherine Short, tenor Travis Williams, and bass-baritone Samuel Macy, joined Cara Lieurance to talk about their experiences in Graz, and the ways their voices and musicianship have grown over the summer. 

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Does an uptick in diseases like Eastern Equine Encephalitis spread by mosquitoes have anything to do with climate change? A researcher at Western Michigan University says it probably does.

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This is Hispanic Heritage Month and Western Michigan University is marking the event with a talk by Mark Hugo Lopez from the Pew Research Center. He'll speak on Wednesday, September 25.

The State of WMU 2019

Sep 20, 2019
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Western Michigan University's president says it's making progress in areas like graduation rates and adapting to change. But in his annual "State of the University" address on Friday, September 20, Edward Montgomery also said it faces some serious challenges as state funding continues to fall.

A group of mostly young people holds signs with messages about climate change.
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More than a dozen Michigan communities were set to participate in a worldwide push for action on global warming today. Kalamazoo’s climate strike continues until 6 o’clock this evening at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place. But the day started with a rally at the flagpoles on Western Michigan University’s campus.