Education http://wmuk.org en You Can Help Undergraduate Research at WMU http://wmuk.org/post/you-can-help-undergraduate-research-wmu <p>Graduate students are expected to do research. Undergraduates usually don’t. But a new project at Western Michigan University’s <a href="http://www.wmich.edu/biology/">Department of Biological Sciences</a> hopes to change that. It’s using a fundraising system modeled on Kickstarter to attract community support for <a href="http://www.mywmu.com/sabre">SABRE</a>: "Students Advancing Biological Research and Engagement."</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:05:45 +0000 Andrew Robins 13636 at http://wmuk.org You Can Help Undergraduate Research at WMU Portage Adds Days to End of School Year http://wmuk.org/post/portage-adds-days-end-school-year <p>The <a href="https://www.portageps.org/">Portage Public School District</a> says is is adding days to the end of the year to comply with state requirements.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:35:55 +0000 Gordon Evans 13345 at http://wmuk.org Portage Adds Days to End of School Year WSW: A High School Merger That Could be a Model in Michigan http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-high-school-merger-could-be-model-michigan <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Bridge Magazine examined what has happened this school year since students from Albion began attending high school in Marshall.</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:09:07 +0000 Gordon Evans 13288 at http://wmuk.org WSW: A High School Merger That Could be a Model in Michigan WSW: A Culture of Learning http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-culture-learning <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.thelearningnetwork.org/DefaultPermissions/Home/tabid/310/Default.aspx">The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo</a> was launched in 2011 as a collaborative effort to get every child in Kalamazoo County ready for school, college and beyond.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:12:20 +0000 Gordon Evans 12575 at http://wmuk.org WSW: A Culture of Learning WSW: WMU's Community Empowerment Center http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-wmus-community-empowerment-center <p></p><p>Western Michigan University launched the <a href="http://www.wmich.edu/empowerment">Community Empowerment Center</a> last year to address the issue of poverty.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 01:05:54 +0000 Gordon Evans 12262 at http://wmuk.org WSW: WMU's Community Empowerment Center