Research and Discovery News

  • photo of Dr. Calvo-Ochoa

    Dr. Calvo-Ochoa awarded NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology.

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  • photo of WMU plane with aviation students

    Transforming Aviation Education.

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  • photo of President Montgomery and Julia Mays

    Julia Mays, Associate Director Research Compliance, was awarded the WMU Semi Annual Make a Difference Award.

    About award
  • Photo from a New York City suffragist parade.

    Share in WMU's stories of discovery with the Scholar Talks video series, featuring some of the ground-breaking work being done here.

    Scholar Talk videos
  • Drs. Chad and Autumn Edwards receive the Teaching Innovation award from Extended University Programs.

    See Acceptance


Dr. Magura begins role as research director - behavioral health in The Evaluation Center | Dec. 11

ORI Faculty Fellows Announced for 2020 | Dec. 3

Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award | Nov. 25
FRACAA workshop offered on Dec. 5. Application cycle is now open for 2020-21.

$1.5 M in grants strenthen WMU's vision rehab and mobility programs  | Oct. 30

Technology for Social Good  | Oct. 2
An Innovation Networking Session

Autonomous vehicle research rolling onto WMU campus | Sept. 19

The Office of the Vice President for Research is now the Office of Research and Innovation | Sept. 17

The WMU Technology and Innovation Advancement (TIA) Office supports WMU tech startup company launches through the Startup Launch Fund. | Sept. 12

Workshop series at Waldo Library | Sept. 12

WMU Partners with Kerafast to Facilitate Reagent Sharing | Sept. 3

OVPR pilots Research Workshops by Appointment | Aug. 14

2019-20 Discovery Acceleration Workshop schedule announced | Aug. 14

WMU secures federal grant to battle opioid epidemic | Aug. 12

OVPR search for faculty fellows | Aug. 7

Dr. Robert Bensley receives Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Award  | Aug. 2

Work by WMU may reduce US dependency of China for critical minerals | June 24

Two WMU leaders recognized as 'notable women in STEM' | May 29

Helmet sensor technology business created by WMU team honored for innovation | May 16

WMU International Students' Journey to Blossom | May 1

Bronco Big Idea Winners Announced | Apr. 19

Haenicke Institute for Global Education creates expertise database | Apr. 11

STEAM Collaboration | March 28

Renowned Evaluation Center at WMU receives $4.9 million NSF grant | Feb. 13

Spring Convocation | Jan. 24

Common Rule Changes effective Jan. 21, 2019 | Jan. 14

Changes to NIH Academic Research Enhancement (AREA)/R15 Program Jan. 11

Research Development Administrator | Jan. 7 
Kay Mortellaro takes on the Research Development Administrator role, effective Jan. 7.