Items Tagged with 'Western Michigan University'


An industry with a view

Technicians at WMU’s AMP Lab will use special equipment for education, collaboration and prototyping.

September 13, 2019
Downtown Grand Rapids pedestrians soon will be given a window into advanced machining and robotics projects at a $3 million lab that opened last year. Read More

Manufacturer dials into workforce training

Autocam Medical graduates another class of CNC machinists in partnership with GRCC, WMU.

July 12, 2019
If you want something done right, do it yourself — such is the philosophy on display at Autocam Medical when it comes to creating a skilled workforce. Read More

Federal grant aids mineral researchers

Minerals on the list essential for creating energy-efficient light bulbs, smartphones, robots.

July 5, 2019
Researchers from the Michigan Geological Survey at Western Michigan University are working to record information about the existence of mineral resources throughout the state. Read More

University partnership allows fast-track master’s degree

June 7, 2019
A partnership between universities in the region allows students to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in comparative religion in five years. Read More

City of Battle Creek flies into drone market

MEDC grant will allow area to expand military infrastructure.

October 19, 2018
Battle Creek has its sights set on the drone business with a recent Michigan Economic Development Corporation grant. Read More

WMU partners to offer cybersecurity training

University’s professors will work in tandem with nonprofit Merit Network.

October 12, 2018
Cybersecurity attacks have evolved and multiplied over the years. Read More

Education tops list of forum objectives

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush suggests schools be graded based on student growth.

September 28, 2018
Michigan will suffer long term if education performance is not improved. Read More

Letter: Pay more attention to early learners

August 31, 2018
Editor: As an educator with more than 25 years in public school teaching and administration, your recent editorial (“Thinking outside the box is essential to solving worker shortage,” Aug. 20) gave me pause. Read More

KCC, WMU partner on transfer agreement

Students earning select associate degrees at the community college will avoid duplication of coursework at university.

August 17, 2018
Two local schools are teaming up to make transferring a smoother process. Read More

University hires dean of health and human services

July 11, 2018
A university in the region has a new health and human services dean. Read More