Higher Education

Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


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

Cooley offers legal help

September 4, 2015
Students and faculty from WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus will offer free legal assistance on Friday, Sept. 11. Read More

WMCAT names executive director

September 4, 2015
An experienced educator is the new executive director of the West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology. Read More

Co-working space partners with IT firm

September 3, 2015
An IT firm is providing job placement and tuition reimbursement for people working to improve their technology skills at a co-working space. Read More

First Steps names executive director

September 2, 2015
A new voice for early childhood services in Kent County is about to be heard. 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

Cornerstone University marks its 75th anniversary

Yearlong celebration will focus on artistic, musical and social activities.

August 28, 2015
Cornerstone University is toasting to its ongoing success by recognizing its legacy. Read More

Community college buys YMCA building

August 28, 2015
A lakeshore college plans to acquire a facility near Muskegon Lake as part of its health and wellness initiative. Read More

University completes $55M science building

August 27, 2015
A West Michigan university is celebrating its new science building. Read More

Calvin tests ‘service learning’ with Clean Water Institute

New program is poised to make global waves for water and sanitation solutions.

August 21, 2015
After several years of planning, the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College officially launched earlier this summer with a mission to provide clean water access in developing regions. Read More