Ideas Archive

Score a touchdown in the goWMU portal

Do you know what is missing from the goWMU portal? Scores, statistics, and information about WMU athletic events. Adding a small panel to the student and staff pages of the goWMU portal that would contain sports scores would enable everyone …

Build pride in the colleges

Make a way for students to show pride in their colleges. Right now very few students associate any of their academic values or pride with their associated college. To some extent, each of the colleges are invisible to the students. …

A special place for artists

Designate a special section of sidewalk on campus where student artists are encouraged to create works. We have seen the interesting and unique work that our students have made for the walls surrounding the Brown Hall construction site. We have …

Turning applications into advertisements

When students apply to WMU they are charged an application fee — which covers processing, review, etc. From the application we learn what the student’s home address is, and their intended academic major. Everyone loves a surprise. What if every …