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May 19, 2022

Defeat? Alumnus Dr. Richard Navarro Wouldn’t Hear of It

You’d think someone with 40 years of management and administrative experience, 14 inventions, four issued patents with two patents pending, and scores of professional publications and presentations would’ve been voted “Most Likely to Succeed” in high school. Dr. Richard Navarro’s start (B.S., M.A. ’70-71, Speech Pathology and Audiology), however, was...
May 19, 2022

Mark Ybarra Goes Above and Beyond Making the Grade

Raising two children as a single parent would be more than enough of a challenge for most people. Mark Ybarra (M.A. ’05, Family and Consumer Sciences) isn’t most people though. Mark not only single-handedly raised two disabled sons who had previously languished in the foster care system, he did so...
March 22, 2022

Alumna Lands Dream Job at WMU Libraries

“I can't say this enough; the library is for so much more than just reading books. Libraries are institutions of research, of exploration. We exist to serve our patrons, so use us!” Lexi Smith was double majoring in creative writing and literature at WMU when she decided to apply for...

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