17 hrs ago
Ringers and singers to help the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra celebrate Christmas
"People don't want a new thing for Christmas. That's why there are no new Christmas carols," Raymond Harvey said with a chuckle.
21 hrs ago
2013 was a year of milestone anniversaries for many Kalamazoo arts organizations
During the course of 2013, several Kalamazoo arts organizations celebrated milestone anniversaries.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Grand Rapids' economic development director re-elected to state board
Kara Wood, economic development director for the city of Grand Rapids, has been re-elected to a 3-year term on the board of directors for the Michigan Economic Developers Association .
Western Michigan University dance professor Jane Baas named associate dean of Lee Honors College
Western Michigan University has chosen its new associate dean of the Lee Honors College from within the ranks of the faculty.
WNDU-TV South Bend
Missing student's car found 100 miles away
According to WOOD-TV , she is a first-year medical resident in psychiatry with the Western Michigan University School of Medicine.
Bonnie Jo Campbell, Stuart Dybek among authors in well-received...
If the whole writing thing doesn't work out for Bonnie Jo Campbell, she may have a future as a confectioner.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Refusing to give up: Many KVCC graduates overcame adversity in earning their diplomas
During his speech at the Kalamazoo Valley Community College commencement, KVCC Board of Trustees Chairman Derl Oberlin urged graduates to never give up on their dreams.
From college dropout to the honor society: Amanda Scharrer graduates...
When Amanda Scharrer was a junior at Battle Creek Central High School, she said she racked up more than 200 absences in one year - so many that she wasn't able to graduate on time.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Coop Goes to High School Part 10 - School's Out
At the end of each previous school year, I was jubilant to have survived another "tour of duty" and be liberated, at least for the summer, from society's schooling requirement imposed on my developmental path.
It's graduation day at Western Michigan University -- plan accordingly
Pictures, packing and a lot of celebrating will be the order of the day as hundreds students and their families and friends stream into Miller Auditorium today for three commencement ceremonies.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Practical experience in media strengthens education at Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University students, to be exact, and the importance of practical, on-the-job experience combined with classroom learning.
The Daily Caller
Parents horrified as teachers union fights for $10,000 severance for child molester
Michigan's largest teachers union will force arbitration in an effort to compel a rural school district to pay a $10,000 severance buyout to a former teacher convicted of molesting a teen boy.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Expanding Dermatology Practice Adds Julie Augustine PA-C
Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin, S.C. welcomes Julie Augustine, a board certified physician assistant to our team.
Battle Creek Enquirer
A naughty Santa show at What A Do
Christmas gets mythical at What A Do Theatre with "The Truth about Santa ." When Santa decides to bring home his mistress Mary and two illegitimate children, Luke and Freya, the North Pole becomes naughty, not nice.
Kalamazoo Valley Community College to hold graduation Sunday
Almost 600 students are eligible to participate in KVCC's 72nd Commencement, which will be held on Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. at Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium, KVCC said in a press release.
From Teaching Physics to Studying EE
Matt Tuley loves knowing how things work and making things work. Having taught high-school physics and digital electronics courses, Tully decided to give up teaching and become an electronics engineer.
Bay City manager finalist: Michael Stampfler brings years of experience to the table
Michael Stampfler, who currently co-manages the Portage-based government consulting firm CivicQuest , sums up his bid for Bay City's manager position with an emphasis on his experiences in multiple management areas.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Fitness expert Jillian Michaels to bring 'Maximize Your Life' tour to Kalamazoo
Michaels' two-hour show is designed to "awaken you to reignite your passion, define your goals and live in your authentic truth."
Five Michigan Universities Get NSF Grant To Boost Minority STEM Success
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.32 million grant to five Michigan universities for a project that will increase the academic success of underrepresented minority graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM fields, as well as women graduate students in gender-imbalanced fields.
Interim director hopes to keep libraries successful
Linda Sickles likens libraries as the "living room of the community," and hopes to maintain that openness as interim library director.