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3 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
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4 hrs ago | Romeo Observer
Linda Sickles likens libraries as the "living room of the community," and hopes to maintain that openness as interim library director.
12 hrs ago | MLive.com
Everybody knows that sororities and fraternities party in college. Let's be real here; who doesn't party in college? College is a time when students are finally free from their parents' tight grip and can make their own decisions, most of which include tailgating, house parties, and drinking alcoholic beverages while underage.
If the governing board agrees, EMU will be the last college in Washtenaw County and the eighth college in Michigan to ban smoking on campus.
In this June 3, 2012 file photo, Marin Mazzie, a Western Michigan University graduate, arrives at the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards in New York.
Thomas Bloom, the owner of Birmingham's Toast Restaurant was named Business Person of the Year by the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber.
Pomp and circumstance will be the order of the day on Saturday, when more than 1,880 students will don caps and gowns to receive their degrees from Western Michigan University .
In this 1946 file photo originally provided by RKO Pictures Inc., legendary actor James Stewart as George Bailey, center, is reunited with his wife played by actress Donna Reed, third from left, and family during the last scene of Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life."
Though Ann Arbor is known for being on the vanguard of restaurant culture, the incoming restaurant on East William Street - Menna's Joint - will be the sixth campus location for the East Lansing-based burrito chain.
As news spread this week of snowy owl sightings along the Lake Michigan shoreline, an Allegan sheriff's deputy spotted one - on what appears to be a rural roadside guardrail.
The Kalamazoo Planning Commission granted a special use permit to the Western Michigan University School of Medicine for a parking lot.
Ottawa High School School student Jamaal Dunlap listened intently Friday, Dec. 6, during a "Connect with the Military" workshop at the "Turn It Up!" conference Grand Rapids schools held for seniors to prepare them for life after high school.
Holding lit candles, more than 50 people united at a noon vigil at Kalamazoo College Dec. 6 to honor former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95. The vigil at Stetson Chapel, which was organized by the college's Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, was attended by students, faculty and members of the community.
It was always great advice to have my editor remind me to read up on a topic from the reporters who came before me.
Western Michigan University played an outsized role in the anti-apartheid movement during the 1980s, thanks to a group whose founders included Don Cooney,now a member of the Kalamazoo City Commission.