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Spring 2018


  • Students bring the past to life: Hundreds of young history buffs once again descended on Western Michigan University's campus for the annual History Day District 6 Competition March 3.
  • A group of WMU students led by philosophy professor Dr. Fritz Allhoff recently helped rural Alaskans do their taxes. This was the fourth year Allhoff has led a tax-assistance delegation to remote villages in western Alaska.
  • Dr. Jennifer Machiorlatti, professor of communication, is the co-producer of a film chosen for this year's Grand Rapids Film Festival that took place April 13-15.
  • Economics, an analyst and the FBI: Since earning her bachelor's degree in economics, Emily Hawrysz '09 has worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation supporting its transnational organized crime program.
  • Four WMU students, including physics major Andy Sylvain Hobelsberger, have been named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.
  • Through her research project, "The Politics of Memory," public history major Suzanne Grimmer is discovering how nations with contentious pasts shape their cultural legacy.