Western Michigan University

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Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public research university in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.wikipedia
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public research university in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.
Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a large public university, Kalamazoo College, a private liberal arts college, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, a two-year community college.

Dwight B. Waldo

The university was established in 1903 by Dwight B. Waldo.
Dr. Dwight Bryant Waldo (June 13, 1864 – October 29, 1939) was the first President of Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Mid-American Conference

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They compete in the Mid-American Conference for most sports. They compete in the Mid-American Conference in men's basketball, baseball, football, soccer and tennis; and women's basketball, cross-country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball.
Miami University and Western Michigan University took the place of those charter members for the 1948 season.

Western Michigan Broncos

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The university's athletic teams compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and are known as the Western Michigan Broncos.
The Western Michigan Broncos are a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) team representing Western Michigan University (WMU).

International Congress on Medieval Studies

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WMU is the site of the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies.
It is sponsored by Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan and is held during the first half of May.

East Campus (Western Michigan University)

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Most of the oldest and original WMU buildings and "classrooms" are collectively known as East Campus, directly East from the more central "West Campus".
East Campus is a collection of buildings and facilities situated on the 60 acre hilltop campus that is the original site of Western Michigan University.

Muskegon, Michigan

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Other locations considered included Allegan, Muskegon, Grand Rapids, Decatur, Three Oaks, and Hastings.
Western Michigan University, Ferris State University, and Grand Valley State University all operate programs out of the Stevenson Center for Higher Education on the campus of Muskegon Community College.

Miller Auditorium

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West Campus is also the site of Miller Auditorium.
James W. Miller Auditorium is a performance venue at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

Western State Normal Railroad

The Western State Normal Railroad was established in 1907 to carry students and staff up and down the hill via a funicular.
The Western State Normal Railroad, also known as the Normal Railroad or Western Trolley, was a funicular which operated on the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in the United States from 1908–1949.

Richmond Center for Visual Arts

The Richmond Center for Visual Arts was added to the Fine Arts Complex in 2007, followed by South Kohrman Hall being renovated into the Kohrman Hall Studios in 2008.
James and Lois Richmond Center for Visual Arts is a visual arts center at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

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Western Michigan University has had a partnership with Thomas M. Cooley Law School for over a decade, that on August 13, 2014, culminated in the adoption of a new name and partnership, the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.
Two years of courses may be taken at Western Michigan University's Kalamazoo location.

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

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Western Michigan began planning a medical school in 2008, named Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, which admitted its first class in August 2014.
WMed is a collaboration between Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare.

Gwen Frostic

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Both buildings house the Gwen Frostic School of Art.
In 1926, she transferred to Western Michigan University where, in an art class, she carved her first linoleum block artwork.

Battle Creek, Michigan

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The facility is in Battle Creek, Michigan at W. K. Kellogg Airport.
The airport is also home to Western Michigan University's College of Aviation, Duncan Aviation, WACO Classic Aircraft Corp. a bi-plane manufacturer, and formerly, the Michigan Air National Guard's 110th Fighter Wing, which flies the A-10 and O/A-10 aircraft.

W. K. Kellogg Airport

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The facility is in Battle Creek, Michigan at W. K. Kellogg Airport.
It is home to Western Michigan University College of Aviation, Duncan Aviation – the nation's largest family-owned aircraft refurbishing company, WACO Classic Aircraft Corporation, Federal Express regional truck distribution facility, and other aviation businesses.

Bronson Methodist Hospital

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Privately funded and created in partnership with Borgess Medical Center and Bronson Methodist Hospital, the school was seeded by a $100 million cash donation from Dr. Homer Stryker's granddaughter, Ronda Stryker, and her husband William Johnston, a WMU trustee – the largest cash gift ever given to a college or university in Michigan.
Bronson Methodist Hospital established ties with local colleges, training medical students from the University of Michigan Medical School from 1947 and sending its nursing students to attend classes at Western Michigan University.

Lansing, Michigan

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Other institutions of higher education include Western Michigan University (branch campus in Delta Township), Davenport University in Downtown Lansing, Central Michigan University (branch campus), and Great Lakes Christian College (campus in Delta Township).

Eastern Michigan University

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The three other normal schools were in Ypsilanti (Eastern), Mount Pleasant (Central), and Marquette (Northern).
There have been small successes though, such as a 6-4 record against rivals Western Michigan and Central Michigan in the 5 years under coach Jeff Genyk from 2004 to 2008, setting a school record for a 5-year span against Western and Central.

Gerrard Wendell Haworth

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The College of Business was renamed in honor of alumnus G. W. Haworth after Haworth gave a large donation in the 1980s.
After graduating from Western Michigan University, he taught industrial arts at Holland High School in Holland, Michigan.

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Other locations considered included Allegan, Muskegon, Grand Rapids, Decatur, Three Oaks, and Hastings.
Western Michigan University has a long-standing graduate program in the city, with facilities downtown and in the southeast.

Cirrus SR20

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The College of Aviation runs a Cirrus SR-20 fleet and turbine engine testing sites.
The largest operators are CAFUC (Civil Aviation Flight University of China) operating 40 aircraft, Aerosim Flight Academy which operates 34, Western Michigan University which has 29, Lufthansa Flight Training with a fleet of 25 and Purdue University with 16.

Western Michigan Broncos football

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They compete in the Mid-American Conference in men's basketball, baseball, football, soccer and tennis; and women's basketball, cross-country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball.
The Western Michigan Broncos football program represents Western Michigan University in the Football Bowl Subdivision of Division I and the Mid-American Conference (MAC).

Western Michigan Broncos men's basketball

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They compete in the Mid-American Conference in men's basketball, baseball, football, soccer and tennis; and women's basketball, cross-country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball.
The Western Michigan Broncos men's basketball team represents Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Western Michigan Broncos men's ice hockey

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The men's hockey team competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.
The Western Michigan Broncos men's ice hockey team is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represents Western Michigan University.