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WMU’s aviation capital outlay receives endorsement

Labor council backs plan for $19M expansion using state appropriation.

October 17, 2014
A university nationally recognized for its aeronautics program is pursuing state funding for a $19 million expansion and renovation project for its aviation facility to accommodate projected industry growth for maintenance technicians. Read More

Experts forecast 2015 commodities trends

Overall, commodities and industrial metals have been bearish since 2011.

October 10, 2014
Experts in metals, plastics, packaging, and logistics and transportation looked into their crystal balls to help businesses plan for the year ahead during The Commodity Trends 2015 Outlook. Read More

Humanities for Everybody provides access and education

October 3, 2014
A free program is introducing nontraditional students in the Kalamazoo area to the humanities through the expertise of Western Michigan University professors. Read More

Feds award $3.2M to university for low-income program

October 1, 2014
| By AP
A university in the region is getting $3.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education — for a program to increase the graduation rate for students who come from low-income families or underrepresented backgrounds. Read More

WMU students launch SafeSense Technologies with impact sensor

Helmet product is designed to measure concussive blows on gridiron and battlefield.

August 22, 2014
An innovative pressure sensor developed by West Michigan University graduate students can now detect concussive head trauma, with applications both on the playing field and in the battlefield. Read More

Change Ups: WMU Sangren Hall earns LEED gold

August 22, 2014
Western Michigan University’s 230,000-square-foot Sangren Hall on the Kalamazoo campus was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Read More

WMU introduces second aerospace graduate program in Michigan

Curriculum will be available to students in the fall.

June 13, 2014
Western Michigan University is adding the second aerospace engineering graduate program in the state to its repertoire for fall 2014. Read More

WMU introduces MBA aviation concentration

Students will be guided toward management positions in industry.

June 6, 2014
An MBA with a concentration in aviation is landing at Western Michigan University this fall. Read More

Dual degree equips med students with business acumen

WMU’s business and medical schools collaborate on new opportunity.

April 25, 2014
As physicians continue to adapt to the changing climate of health care, a university program is teaching future doctors the importance of teamwork, collaboration and accounting. Read More

University scores $529K for STEM teaching

January 1, 2014
A regional university recently received a $529,000 present in the form of two federal science grants to help faculty with STEM teaching. Read More