Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

Pages

5:19 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Locked Out Memphis Kellogg Workers Rally in Battle Creek

Lead in text: 
About 20 employees asked the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for a $15-million grant. That's the amount they say they workers are missing from lost wages and the cost of being locked out.
Kellogg workers seek $15 million Kellogg Co. employees from Memphis embroiled in a labor dispute are seeking a $15 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to assist them and their families with the hardships of being locked A link to this page will be included in your message.
3:28 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

US 131-Stadium Drive Work Starts Monday

Lead in text: 
This year MDOT says work will include major improvement of the intersection of Stadium and Drake Road.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Michigan Department of Transportation officials hosted an open house Thursday to address any last minute concerns local residents may have before work begins Monday on a $21.5 million reconstruction of the U.S. 131 interchange at Stadium Drive.
WMUK News
3:05 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

You Can Help Undergraduate Research at WMU

WMU senior Deirdre Courtney in the field with bug-eating pitcher plants.
Credit Western Michigan University

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."

Read more
2:14 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Governor Wants Michigan Recycling Doubled

Lead in text: 
Gov. Rick Snyder's 15-point plan includes a 100-percent increase in recycling by the end of 2016.
Gov. Rick Snyders administration is rolling out a statewide recycling plan today to boost Michigans recycling efforts that lag well behind most of its Midwestern neighbors. The governor is scheduled to be at plastic bottle recycler Clean Tech Inc.
WMUK News
12:28 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Running to Help Wounded Warriors

The starting line of the 2013 WMU Wounded Warrior Run
Credit WMU ROTC

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have affected thousands of veterans. Many must cope with severe physical injuries while others grapple with emotional and psychological scars. This weekend an event at Western Michigan University will raise money for a national organization dedicated to helping them. The 5K run and walk for the Wounded Warrior Project is sponsored by the university’s Joint ROTC Community Outreach Corps.

Read more

Pages