Western Express August 22, 2014

Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014

Western Michigan University news and updates for August 15-21, 2014. This week’s campus photo welcomes all new and returning WMU students to a brand new semester. The fall semester officially begins Sept. 2, but many first-year students will arrive early for a four-day program to assist them with the transition to college life. To learn more about Fall Welcome and welcome week activities, please visit

WMU News

Journal on grandparenting launched  by national center at WMU. Read more here.

WMU campus on final countdown to becoming tobacco free. Read more here.

WMU Stryker School of Medicine welcomes inaugural class. Read more here.

Athletics News

Women’s Soccer Picked to Win MAC West, MAC Tournament. Read more here.

Community News

‘Jeopardy!’ champion Stephanie Jass to perform for New Vic Theatre fundraiser. Read more at