Colleges, universities, technical schools and training


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

Gov. Whitmer promises she won’t be deterred

In Econ Club speech, Whitmer said she is compromising on road funding plan — for now — to avoid a government shutdown.

September 13, 2019
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped in town Sept. 9 to speak to the Economic Club of Grand Rapids on her fiscal priorities amid ongoing state budget negotiations. Read More

Inside Track: Mantella challenges convention

New GVSU president wants to elevate university to national level, provide more access and opportunity at local level.

September 13, 2019
When Philomena Mantella started attending college, she said she originally planned to stay on the narrow track that was expected of women at that time. Read More

Culinary professor receiving medal from France

September 13, 2019
A local chef and culinary professor is being given a French award for “decades of outstanding service.” Read More

Health system buys land from university

September 12, 2019
A West Michigan health system has purchased land in a business park from a university. Read More

US News ranks West Michigan's colleges

September 10, 2019
The region’s colleges have been ranked in multiple categories in a report that compares colleges across the country. Read More

Police arrest 2 after drone flown over Michigan Stadium

September 9, 2019
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — Two people have been arrested for flying a drone over Michigan Stadium. Read More

Health program links students via teleconference

Spectrum, Greenville schools are focusing on behavioral health therapy.

September 6, 2019
Spectrum Health is working with Greenville Public Schools on a pilot telemedicine program that gives high school students in rural areas better access to behavioral health therapy. Read More

Law school slashes its tuition 21%

Cooley Law School working to become more competitive amid decreased demand.

September 6, 2019
To adapt to a decreasing demand for law school, the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School is reducing tuition by 21% and lessening its overall footprint. Read More

MDARD institutes testing standards for hemp

Emergency rules cover a variety of issues, including destruction of industrial hemp plots, test samples.

September 6, 2019
Michigan has instituted emergency rules for an emerging crop. Read More