News and Events


The OVPR regularly publicizes research and creative activity accomplishments of our faculty and staff. Check both our homepage and here to learn about the latest external funding awards made to WMU.

Bi-monthly the OVPR publishes the Discovery, a newsletter that highlights activities, events, awards, opportunities, and people engaged in scholarly activity across WMU. For more information about this publication, or to provide information about topics or events, contact Diana Hearit at 269-387-8298 or by email at

Research News

WMU Research Highlighted

The research endeavors and accomplishments of our outstanding faculty and researchers are impressive. Check out the current issue of the Western Michigan University Research Magazine and the most recent annual report for a sampling of some of the work underway at WMU. For recent and regular updates go to the latest Discovery newsletter.

  • Discovery September 2014
  • Discovery July 2014
  • Discovery April 2014
  • Discovery February 2014
  • Discovery November 2013
  • Inquiry Summer - Fall 2013
  • Inquiry Fall 2011
  • Inquiry Spring 2011
  • Inquiry Fall 2010
  • Inquiry Spring 2010
  • Inquiry Fall 2009
  • Inquiry Spring 2009
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