Education

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."

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More School Days
1:35 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Portage Adds Days to End of School Year

Portage Central High School - file photo
Credit WMUK

The Portage Public School District says is is adding days to the end of the year to comply with state requirements. 

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Albion-Marshall
7:09 am
Tue April 1, 2014

WSW: A High School Merger That Could be a Model in Michigan

Albion students travel 13 miles everyday to attend Marshall High School
Credit Lon Horwedel, Bridge Magazine

WestSouthwest with Ron French

    

Bridge Magazine examined what has happened this school year since students from Albion began attending high school in Marshall.

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Learning Network
7:12 am
Wed February 26, 2014

WSW: A Culture of Learning

Kalamazoo school bus - file photo
Credit WMUK

 

WestSouthwest with the Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo

The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo was launched in 2011 as a collaborative effort to get every child in Kalamazoo County ready for school, college and beyond. 

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WMU Community Empowerment Center
8:05 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

WSW: WMU's Community Empowerment Center

Project Connect in Kalamazoo connects families to free services - file photo
Credit WMUK

WestSouthwest with Teresa Bingman

Western Michigan University launched the Community Empowerment Center last year to address the issue of poverty. 

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