KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University's annual Study Abroad Fair will provide area students and the public with the information to make an overseas learning experience part
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Once again, three Western Michigan University students have received prestigious scholarships from the National Grocers Association Foundation.
The first of three new machines for the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory, or AMP Lab, in downtown Grand Rapids, weighs more than 20,000 pounds and required removal of one of the windows facing Cherry Street and two cranes in order to move into the building and to its final spot in the Showcase/Prototyping Lab.
President Edward Montgomery's State of the University address is at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the North Ballroom of the Bernhard Center.
Kara Wood, managing director of economic development services for the city of Grand Rapids, will join Western Michigan University as its new associate vice president for community partnerships.
Meeting in formal session Wednesday, Sept. 11, Western Michigan University trustees will consider the sale of a parcel in the Business Technology and Research Park 2, among several other agenda items.
A New Chapter in Business Development
WMU students Levi Soto, Jalen Palmore, Irving Quintero, DeVante White and Tykese Brown also attended the Third Annual National Clemson Men of Color Summit this spring that promoted awareness of changing U.S. demographics and effects on college enrollment and student support.
Dylan Coleman completed 15 hours of service with the family through the Refugee Outreach Collective.
Master's student Tre Goodhue is developing programming for experiences at facilities like the National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of American History, among others.
WMU's chapter of Engineers without Borders recently organized a project for kids at the Refugee Education Center.
Launching New Opportunities
Appropriate drones and onboard instruments are provided when clients contract with UAV consultants from the University to collect and analyze data.
WMU is one of a limited number of schools to offer stand-alone academic programs utilizing consumer drones and is about to become the second organization in the world to have a VLF electromagnetic sensor system outfitted on one.