Items Tagged with 'Western Michigan University'


WMU, Aquinas partner on engineering degree

University to contribute lab equipment and curriculum; college to offer Catholic liberal arts experience and prerequisites.

May 26, 2017
Western Michigan University and Aquinas College this fall will join a packed field of schools forging academic partnerships. Read More

WMU launches Collegiate Pathways program

Pilot partnership with Forest Hills will allow high school students to earn minor in Mandarin Chinese.

April 7, 2017
Western Michigan University is tweaking the concept of dual enrollment through a new program called Collegiate Pathways. Read More

WMU’s online programs continue to evolve

Western Michigan University custom designs online courses using synchronous technology, virtual reality for career acceleration.

March 17, 2017
Western Michigan University launched its first online courses in 1998, when less than half of adults used the internet, and those who did faced slow connection speeds and limited usability. Read More

Universities partner with utility to provide solar power

Solar gardens allow WMU, GVSU to further sustainability missions.

September 30, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Solar power is growing in West Michigan thanks to two solar gardens that began operating this year. Read More

WMU students move into retirement community

Nontraditional living situation is part of intergenerational research project.

September 2, 2016
Welcome week will be a bit different for three Western Michigan University occupational therapy graduate students. Read More

Open forums on policing have economic benefits

August 26, 2016
We don’t want to do Detroit again, one participant said, when 50 years later, the city still hasn’t fully recovered. Read More

WMU bets on students digging hydrogeology

Graduate certificate program prepped for students on campus, online.

July 29, 2016
If a new program expansion takes off, Western Michigan University hopes to continue drawing a steady stream of graduates into a field — hydrogeology — that could really use the influx. Read More

Food conference making Grand Rapids debut

April 7, 2016
An event that for more than half a century has brought food industry leaders together is coming to Grand Rapids for the first time. Read More

Health science program grants opportunity for disadvantaged students

Plan is to recruit students from underserved communities to build health care workforce.

March 25, 2016
A new summer program developed in collaboration between a West Michigan university and a regional health education center aims to grow the health profession talent pipeline and increase its diversity. Read More

Accounting degree has an international flair

January 7, 2016
Two universities are bridging international boundaries for students to study accounting in China and the U.S. Read More