Items Tagged with 'Western Michigan University'


Schools partner on rehab clinic

Facility also will provide support for older adults experiencing physical or cognitive changes.

September 25, 2015
Three area colleges and universities are collaborating to bring integrated rehabilitation services to patients and interdisciplinary learning to students under a single roof. Read More

WMU has critical role in $171M initiative

Innovative manufacturing advances flexible hybrid electronic technologies on national scale.

September 4, 2015
Western Michigan University has been selected as one of the institutions across the country that will participate in a new $171 million manufacturing innovation initiative, which was announced last week by Ashton Carter, the U.S. Secretary of Defense. Read More

Job prospects looking better for new law students

Decreasing enrollment over last five years has created more openings.

August 28, 2015
Students entering law school this fall might have the best job prospects seen in the profession in a number of years. Read More

Utility plans solar garden at university

August 19, 2015
A state-of-the-art solar garden array could be operational in Kalamazoo County as early as next spring. Read More

College campus set to reopen

August 13, 2015
After undergoing extensive renovations for more than seven months, a West Michigan-based university is welcoming students back to its Beltline Avenue location. Read More

WMU professor receives $416K grant for heart disease research

April 3, 2015
A chemical engineering professor has been awarded more than $416,800 in funding from the nation’s medical research agency. Read More

USDA’s corn seed bank may pay dividends

A Kalamazoo firm is finding genetic traits are of interest to the hybrid seed corn industry.

March 6, 2015
Native Traits Corp., a new bio-technology company in Kalamazoo, has received $500,000 in pre-seed funding for a business developing native genetic traits in corn for the hybrid seed corn industry. Read More

Colleges see opportunities in brewing

CMU, KVCC and WMU all offer education that centers on beer.

February 6, 2015
Cordell DeMattei started homebrewing in the kitchen of the microbiology department at Stony Brook, a small college in New York. Read More

2014 donations to higher ed reach record $37.45B

Local academic institutions are riding the wave of a strengthening economy.

February 6, 2015
West Michigan-based academic institutions were among colleges and universities in the nation that experienced an increase in charitable contributions during 2014 — the strongest gain in voluntary support since 2000. Read More

GVSU and WMU develop supply chain assessment tool

It’s free to small businesses here that turn to the SBDC for help.

January 30, 2015
The Michigan Small Business Development Center at Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University have jointly developed an online supply chain assessment tool free for small businesses. Read More