Items Tagged with 'Western Michigan University'


New prefabrication techniques reshaping West Michigan construction industry

February 17, 2020
Prefabrication, also referred to as “off-site construction,” allows various building elements to be manufactured and assembled in a factory and then erected on a construction site. Read More

State’s cyber corps expands despite critical audit report

Taxpayer-funded unit protects government entities from attacks.

October 25, 2019
Cybersecurity requires constant updates and reviews, experts say — and a group of Michigan volunteers that provides rapid response to attacks on government data just got one of its own. Read More

WMU professor testing opioid treatment app

Anthony DeFulio will collaborate with wellness program DynamiCare to reduce relapse.

October 11, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Research on the horizon at Western Michigan University will explore how a new smartphone application can help treat opioid addiction. Read More

City loses another director

Kara Wood to join Western Michigan University as associate vice president for community partnerships.

September 27, 2019
The city of Grand Rapids is saying goodbye to another mover and shaker in the community. Read More

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