Sudesh Woodiga was a high school student in his native Subang Jaya, Malaysia, when he first heard about Kalamazoo and Western Michigan University’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. After reading about WMU’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program, he knew he’d found where he wanted to get his higher education.
Alexis Lind has dreamed of building and launching rockets since watching “October Sky” in seventh grade. Now, as part of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Advanced Rocketry Club, her dream is coming true. The second-year aerospace engineering student and about 25 other club members will compete in the
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In every location on the planet, word-of-mouth is the best form of advertising and the most effective way to spread a message. On the other side of the world, that's how Tommy Pagawak ended up at the WMU College of Aviation. His home nation is Indonesia, which consists of a
Studying abroad can be an eye-opening experience that helps students gain a broader perspective on our country, the world, and their field of study. And it can also be extremely expensive! Fortunately for our Broncos, scholarships funded by generous donors are available to help put these life changing experiences within
When Velma Cotterill took her student teaching internship with Western State Teachers College (now WMU) over 90 years ago, she found the reduced amount of time for a job made it difficult to pay for school - a problem students still experience today! Velma went on to be a successful
Located on the first floor of the Richmond Center, the exhibition “Featured Alumni from the University Art Collection” will rotate annually, honoring our alumni and reaffirming our deep appreciation for their gifts to the University and the greater Kalamazoo community. The inaugural suite of seven artworks includes My Sunny Pathway,
This December, approximately 260 CEHD students graduated and immediately began positively impacting our global society through their careers. One of those students, Brevin Jandreau, an exercise science graduate, will work as a personal trainer at Fitness 19 in Grand Rapids, MI while developing his online personal training business through Instagram.
Everyone remembers a teacher who had a big impact on their life. For William Wright, special education major and president of the new registered student organization, Future Teachers of Color (FTC), that teacher was his 4th grade teacher at Spring Valley Elementary, Mrs. Wilson-Bridges. “She pushed me higher than the
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Pac-Man is back for a new generation, but this time, Western Michigan University students are telling Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Clyde when and where to get their yellow nemesis. And they're doing it for credit towards their computer science degrees. Students in CS5950 Game Development collaborated in the fall 2019