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Graduate students are expected to do research. Undergraduates usually don’t. But a new project at Western Michigan University’s Department of Biological Sciences hopes to change that. It’s using a fundraising system modeled on Kickstarter to attract community support for SABRE: "Students Advancing Biological Research and Engagement."

Literary scholar Grace Tiffany likes to puzzle over those minor characters in Shakespeare’s plays that we don’t hear much about.

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The Tuskegee Airmen have been the subject of movies on the small and big screens, but still not everyone knows their importance to America. 

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Kalamazoo City Commissioners say community involvement would be  key to the effectiveness of a proposed anti-poverty initiative.

Commissioners Don Cooney and Stephanie Moore introduced plans for a program called Kalamazoo United for Shared Prosperity or KUSP at a packed meeting at City Hall last night. Among other ideas, they suggested creating a task force to consider solutions and expanding local data collection after the example of Calhoun County’s Coordinating Council.

The Unknown Known takes its title from a 2004 Pentagon memo sent by former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. The movie plays at the Riviera Theatre in Three Rivers through May 3rd.

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