Fifteen Michigan colleges and universities have made the Princeton Review’s list of 155 “Best of the Midwest” institutions, released this week.
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.
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.
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.
Research led by Alma College professor David Clark has shed new light on the courtship behavior of male wolf spiders.
The state of Michigan has given a $700,000 grant to Alma College for underprivileged and first-generation students.
“U.S.News & World Report” released the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, with several Michigan schools making the cut.
The Hogan Center, the home of Alma College’s maroon and cream, is now also certified green.
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
Technology based in nuclear physics rather than in warfare was one of the primary challenges the World War II-era developers of the atomic bomb faced while working with hundreds of tons of uranium ore. That’s the word from Cameron Reed, Charles A. Dana professor of physics at Alma College, in his book released last October, “The Physics of the Manhattan Project.”