Alma College

Cong. Gary Peters is hoping to win the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Carl Levin. Peters if facing former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land in the contest. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Sen. Gary Peters Gives Graduation Speech At Alma College

Peters, who was elected in November, was the commencement speaker Saturday at the small college in central Michigan. He graduated from Alma from 1980, and his father also graduated from the school in 1938.

CBS Detroit–04/18/2015


15 Michigan Schools On Princeton Review’s ‘Best Of The Midwest’

Fifteen Michigan colleges and universities have made the Princeton Review’s list of 155 “Best of the Midwest” institutions, released this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2013

(GM Photo)

Top Tech Stories Of 2012 In Michigan

From a cure for the flu to big start-up ventures, a $250 million wind power park, the creation of Start Garden, and more — tech news dominated 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2012

Alma professor Turk and his students.

Alma College Student Researchers Develop Molecule That Inhibits Flu Virus

Three years after receiving a $150,000 National Science Foundation grant, faculty-directed undergraduate students at Alma College have developed a molecule that inhibits certain strains of the human influenza virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012


Seven Michigan Schools In Fiske Guide To Colleges

There are more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States. This year, seven Michigan schools have been included in the resource that millions of parents, counselors, and college-bound students have turned to for more than 25 years — the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2012

wolf spider

Research Sheds New Light On Spider Courtship Behavior

Research led by Alma College professor David Clark has shed new light on the courtship behavior of male wolf spiders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012


Alma College Grant Helps First Generation Students

The state of Michigan has given a $700,000 grant to Alma College for underprivileged and first-generation students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011


US News & World Report Ranks Michigan’s Top Colleges

“U.S.News & World Report” released the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, with several Michigan schools making the cut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

Alma College photo

Alma College’s Hogan Center Earns LEED Silver

The Hogan Center, the home of Alma College’s maroon and cream, is now also certified green.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011

The New Media Studies major will help graduates to become "savvy consumers and users of new media," says Alma College's Joanne Gilbert (far left). (Alma College photo.)

New Alma Major Prepares Students For Emerging Media Careers

Alma College has approved a New Media Studies major that will prepare students for work in emerging forms of media digital information and technology — from audio and visual arts to social media to gaming and simulation to e-text and Web publication