"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Motorists who drive on South Westnedge in the Vine neighborhood have probably noticed the bright crosswalk signs in the road at the intersection with Ranney Street. The new signs, installed at 10 crosswalks throughout Southwest Michigan, are part of a joint research project by the Michigan Department of Transportation and Western Michigan University." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette

"KALAMAZOO, MI - Two Western Michigan University students have won another award for their low-cost ventilator for premature infants in developing countries. Stephen John and Joseph Barnett, designers of the NeoVent, were named the U.S. National Winners of the 2015 James Dyson Award, which drew more than 690 designs worldwide." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - Two Western Michigan University pilots competing in the all-women Air Race Classic cross-country flying event won fifth place in the race's collegiate division and 11th place overall." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University President John Dunn will be at a meeting of the Board of Directors for the American Council on Education on Monday. At those meetings he would often see former Western President Elson Floyd. Floyd died on Saturday of complications related to cancer. He was 59. 

"Elson Floyd will receive treatment for cancer. Washington State University President Elson Floyd is going on medical leave effective immediately for cancer treatment, WSU officials announced Friday. The Spokesman-Review of Spokane reported that he has colon cancer." (The Seattle Times)