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Winter 2017


  • Through a statewide effort called Michigan Gateways to Completion, WMU is aiding students who typically struggle in biology, chemistry, math, physics and psychology.
  • WMU professor’s new book examines how U.S. women voted in elections following suffrage.
  • The Tandem Traveler: Dan Sundberg (Ph.D. ’15, Behavior Analysis) and Lisa Sickman (M.A. ’13, Behavior Analysis) are the brains behind the Tandem Traveler, a California-based tech start up that teaches foreign languages for the purpose of travel.
  • The Mohammad Hossein Yassaman (B.A. ’77, Economics; M.A. ’78, Operations Research) Endowment for Chemistry, established by Hashem (M. A. ’88, Chemistry) and SuzAnne Akhavan-Tafti, will support a student who is involved in the study or development of renewable energy technologies.
  • Sustainable brewing student Dan King awarded scholarship from Kalamazoo Beer Exchange.