Items Tagged with 'Western Michigan University'


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

Universities accept national award for 'excellence in diversity'

November 29, 2013
Two West Michigan universities are demonstrating an award-winning commitment to diversity. Read More

Change Ups: Focus on women’s health earns recognition

November 15, 2013
Jennifer Dentler, Allegan General Hospital’s Spirit of Women coordinator, was one of 10 alumni inducted into the Outstanding Alumni Academy of the Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services. Read More

WMU offers Starting Gate business accelerator program

Students are able to create a business while still in school.

October 18, 2013
Western Michigan University has added an educational catalyst to the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem of Kalamazoo. Read More

WMU hosts Michigan Autism Conference

Two-day event offers something for practitioners, researchers and families.

October 4, 2013
Western Michigan University is taking a major first step this month in Michigan’s responsiveness to autism. Read More

Potash: a gold mine for Michigan?

A new company has secured nearly 400 mineral leases in Osceola and Mecosta.

September 20, 2013
A nearly forgotten deposit of high-grade potash under two West Michigan counties is being touted as a potential multibillion dollar industry that could make the state one of the world’s leading sources for one of the most important ingredients in agricultural fertilizer. Read More

WMU places fifth at Formula Sun Grand Prix

July 8, 2013
After three days of racing through scorching Texas heat, Western Michigan University’s Sunseeker was only a few sunbeams away from taking first in this year’s Formula Sun Grand Prix. Read More

Small GR firm receives grant for research with WMU

Tetra Discovery Partners will work on compounds for treating depression.

June 21, 2013
Eight small firms in Michigan, including a new research group in Grand Rapids, have received Small Company Innovation Program grants that will enable them to participate in research projects with Michigan universities. Read More

Schools propose 'Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School'

April 3, 2013
As Jim Halpert of NBC’s “The Office” knows, when someone asks, “Do you want to form an alliance with me?” the response should always be, “Absolutely, I do.” Read More

Western Michigan University interns explore growing aviation industry

They’re getting a look at the private side of the business — and liking it.

February 8, 2013
As a boy, Alan Foster wanted to become a pilot so he could fight the Nazis. Read More