WestSouthwest

WestSouthwest
12:00 am
Mon January 26, 2015

WSW: Treating a Deadly Bat Disease

A still from a video monitor that shows bats hibernating in an incubator at Western, as part of a study on White Nose Syndrome.
Credit Maarten Vonhof / Western Michigan University

For nine years, White Nose Syndrome has plagued North American bats. It’s a fungal disease that in some species is up to 98 percent fatal.

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January 22, 2015
10:04 am
Thu January 22, 2015

WestSouthwest January 22, 2015

SpeechMasterPro
Credit WMUK

On this edition of WestSouthwest, a Western Michigan University student's invention to help with speech impediments and we revisit last year's interview with a civil rights icon. 


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WestSouthwest
9:37 am
Thu January 22, 2015

WSW: King Protégé Julian Bond Shares Private Side of His Mentor

Martin Luther King Jr. casts his ballot for Julian Bond during the then young activist's 1965 run for a George state House seat.
Credit The Associated Press

 There's a few things you probably didn't know about Martin Luther King: 

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Speech Device
9:09 am
Thu January 22, 2015

WSW: From Speech Impediment to Patent

SpeechMasterPro
Credit WMUK

Daniel Floyd says the movie The Great Debaters inspired his idea for a device to help people with articulation. 

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January 19, 2015
1:00 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

WestSouthwest January 19, 2015

Credit Western Michigan University

On WestSouthwest, a look back at Martin Luther King Junior's visit to Western Michigan University in 1963 and how President Obama's proposal for free community college compares to the Kalamazoo Promise. 

  

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