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Could Eastern Michigan University be the next Michigan school to ban smoking on campus?
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.
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Watch Frankie Ballard's new music video for his Top 20 hit, 'Helluva Life'
The Battle Creek native and former Western Michigan University baseball player released the single in July.
Woody Allen musical 'Bullets Over Broadway' to star Western Michigan grad Marin Mazzie
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.
Owner of Toast named Business Person of the Year
Thomas Bloom, the owner of Birmingham's Toast Restaurant was named Business Person of the Year by the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber.
Western Michigan University to confer almost 1,900 degrees Saturday
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 .
Detroit Free Press
EMU could offer in-state tuition rates to vets, students in U.S. illegally
Eastern Michigan University is poised to join a growing number of public universities in Michigan that offer in-state tuition for undocumented residents.
Top 5 things to do in Muskegon this week: Woodcarving exhibit and more
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."
Top 5 things to do in Kalamazoo this week: Dave Koz, 'Mamma Mia!' and more
A huge weekend of local theater and holiday events dominate this week's list of Top 5 things to do around Kalamazoo.
The Michigan Daily Online
Ann Arbor last stop for college wrap joint
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.
Allegan sheriff's sergeant captures image of snowy owl on roadside guardrail
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.
Western Michigan University granted special use permit for medical...
The Kalamazoo Planning Commission granted a special use permit to the Western Michigan University School of Medicine for a parking lot.
Post-high school workshops draw 500 Grand Rapids seniors to Western Michigan University
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.
Nelson Mandela honored in candlelight vigil at Kalamazoo College
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.
Kalamazoo Gazette archives now publicly available at Western Michigan University
It was always great advice to have my editor remind me to read up on a topic from the reporters who came before me.
Kalamazoo had major role in anti-apartheid movement, thanks to Howard Wolpe, Don Cooney and others
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.
W. Michigan University to become tobacco-free
1 as part of a broader effort to improve the health of the campus community. The policy applies to all members of the campus community as well as visitors, vendors, contract employees and others.
Christopher Randolph Milar
<![CDATA[HAGERSTOWN, Ind. - Christopher Randolph Milar, age 68, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, December 5, 2013, of lung cancer. Born April 15, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, to Gene and Vera Kegerreis Milar, he lived in this area since 1980. Christopher held an undergraduate degree in business from Butler University, an MA in clinical psychology from Western Michigan University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from Indiana University. A licensed clinical psychologist in Indiana and Ohio, he consulted at a number of intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded in both states. He was briefly on staff at New Castle State Hospital and at Muscatatuck State Hospital before entering private practice, devoted to working with developmentally delayed children and adults. Christopher was a Board Certified Behavior Analyst as well as a Certified Medicaid Waiver Service Provider for MR/DD, autism, and traumatic brain injury. He raised, trained, and showed Bernese Mountain Dogs in obedience and agility and was past president of the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Katharine Stephens Milar and his daughter, Kendall Milar. He was preceded in death by his parents. A celebration of life for Christopher Randolph Milar will be held in the spring. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity in Christopher's name. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
WMU's Science and Mathematics Program Improvement unit lands $529,000 ...
Western Michigan University's Science and Mathematics Program Improvement unit has been awarded $529,000 in grants from the National Science Foundation, the university announced.
WMU President John Dunn enjoys 'full confidence' of Board, trustees say during annual evaluation
The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees said President John Dunn enjoys its "full confidence" Thursday during its annual evaluation of his performance.
Three Rivers Superintendent Roger Rathburn announces candidacy for state House seat
Roger Rathburn , who is stepping down in June from the superintendency of Three Rivers Community School, announced at Monday's school board meeting that he is seeking the 2014 Republican nomination for the 59th District State House seat.