Items Tagged with 'WMU'


WMU names dean of engineering college

January 16, 2015
An experienced civil engineer, educator and accomplished researcher will join Western Michigan University this summer as a new dean. Read More

University campus sees $5.5M renovation

January 14, 2015
A university’s satellite campus is undergoing extensive renovations to create a more productive environment for students, help increase enrollment in the area and prepare for the future. Read More

University picks up $3M in state funds

January 5, 2015
| By AP
Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will take $3 million from a state autism fund and re-direct it to autism programs at a university in the region. Read More

Undergrad earns patent

January 1, 2015
From wine corks to a patented silicone design, a student at a university in the region is using his voice and invention to help people with their speech. Read More

Building council names university best green school in US

December 25, 2014
A university in the region is the best green builder of its kind in the nation and an “ideal example” to other schools. Read More

$14M apartment building rises near university

November 12, 2014
A developer is building a $14-million mixed-use project with apartments and retail space, including a pub, right next to a university in the region. Read More

University wins $3.7M from feds

November 10, 2014
| By AP
A university in the region has been awarded $3.7 million from the feds for a specialized department at its health college. Read More

University simulates life on Wall Street

October 30, 2014
Business students at a university in the region are getting real-time financial and stock experience due to a gift from a neighboring financial institution. Read More

University wins first place for student-retention program

October 24, 2014
A pair of staff members at a university in the region have won a first-place award from a regional association of deans for their strategy to help retain business students on academic probation. Read More

University wins silver for $1.7M construction project

October 23, 2014
A university in the region has cut the energy usage at its honors college by 50 percent after a $1.7-million renovation and expansion project that earned the school its latest LEED certification. Read More