Cracking cold case murders will be part of an innovative new program at Western Michigan University. In partnership with Michigan State Police, criminal justice students are getting unprecedented access to case files from unsolved murders in southwest Michigan.
Innovation and Discovery
Alumnus Jamaal Ewing combined his passions for business and beer when he launched Black Calder Brewing in Grand Rapids at the end of 2020.
Pandemic restrictions took a bite out of restaurant sales, curbing indoor dining for months and pushing the industry to reimagine the dining experience. John Schmitt, a former restauranteur, alumnus and senior business consultant for the Michigan Small Business Development Center, looks toward the future of the industry.