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Western Michigan University To Change Emergency Alert System

Western Michigan University officials say they’re looking at campus security measures in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting as well as recent issues with its emergency alert system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

Jocelyn Walker - Antoine Cantrell - Ryan Hattaway (Booking Photos)

3 College Students Arraigned In Robbery Spree

Three college students are facing charges following investigations into several holdups on and near the Western Michigan University campus in Kalamazoo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

The College of Engineering and Appled Sciences at Western Michigan University. WMU photo.

Headphone Safety Device For Cell Phone Wins WMU Entrepreneurial Event

A device that serves as a set of headphones for your cell phone as well keeps it from falling on the ground won first place in the Western Michigan University’s Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering Presentation Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

Holland batteries

Federal Battery Labs Coming For Holland, Ann Arbor

New battery research laboratories will be built in Holland and Ann Arbor under a $120 million federal Enegy Department grant that will create the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

Captain Dave Powell, dean of Western Michigan Univeristy's College of Aviation, and GLITR Editor Matt Roush check out the Sky Broncos' cool new aircraft.

Tech Tour Day Eight: Western’s Got Wings!

A new med school, a research park that’s full to the brim, new technology to machine very hard and brittle materials, a new method to guide fossil hunters, and major advances in aviation training and management. It’s all in southwest Michigan at Western Michigan University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2012

The 2013 Ford Taurus. Ford Motor Co. photo.

GLITR Hits The Road For Fall Tech Tour ’12

Matt’s headed out on the road again for a Fall Tech Tour of Michigan university technology that will soon turn into Michigan businesses and jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

Michigan Corporate Relations Network

New Program Gives Companies Access to University Expertise

The ability for businesses to take advantage of the technical expertise and resources within the Michigan Corporate Relations Network partner universities has just gotten easier with the formation of the Instant Innovation Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

The University of Michigan's North American champion 2012 solar car.

UM Solar Car Team Wins A Rainy American Solar Challenge

Despite being challenged by extreme weather conditions along the way, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team has won the 2012 American Solar Challenge with their car Quantum for a fourth consecutive American title. Western Michigan Univeristy finished eighth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2012

University of Minnesota competitors pop the top on their car, Centaurus III, after finishing second in the American Solar Challenge college race Monday. Taking it easy in the background is the first place University of Michigan team in the shadow of the Big House. Matt Roush photo.

UM Leading Solar Car Race Across America

So far so good for the University of Michigan’s solar car team in this year’s American Solar Challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

WMU Professor John Patten and postdoctoral fellow Deepak Ravindra with the advanced cutting technology they created.

New WMU Device A Cut Above For Hard, Brittle Materials

A new, high-tech device that generates intense pressure and heat to cut hard and brittle materials has been developed by Western Michigan University researchers. They say it could soon have a huge commercial impact on the machining of difficult-to-machine engineered components.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

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