Publication Date

Summer 7-1-2001

Issue Number

Vol. 23 No. 4

Document Type



• New fine arts dean hits the ground running: Margaret Merrion is literally racing around the campus in her new job as dean of the College of Fine Arts. She has four busy departments to keep pace with and an ambitious set of goals for the coming decade. • Scientists of a different stripe: Armed with new data from the human genome project and a long history of innovative research, WMU faculty members are building bridges between disciplines to tackle challenges in the life sciences. • Farewell to a treasure: Alumna Gwen Frostic overcame physical/imitations to forge a life as one of Michigan's best-known artists-and one of its most savvy businesswomen. She's left a legacy few could equal. • The making of the president's visit: After six intense days of preparation, the University pulled off a rousing welcome for U.S. President George W Bush-as well as scores of others who came along. • University News • College News • Alumni News • Classnotes • Obituaries • Athletic News