wmu's regional manufacturing lab installs new high-tech equipment

the first of three new machines for the advanced manufacturing partnership laboratory, or amp lab, in downtown grand rapids, weighs more than 20,000 pounds and required removal of one of the windows facing cherry street and two cranes in order to move into the building and to its final spot in the showcase/prototyping lab.

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wmu giving day 2019: support extended university programs giving initiatives

since 1903, broncos have been helping fellow broncos succeed at western michigan university. wmu giving day is a 24-hour fundraising opportunity for alumni, friends and community members to collectively elevate wmu to become the school of choice in michigan by supporting philanthropic goals that impact students. it is an opportunity for any area of campus to spotlight their special projects and causes.

wmu-grand rapids program receives grant for case study addressing cultural competency in public health care collaboration with native americans

western michigan university’s grand rapids regional location recently received grant funding from the centers for disease control and prevention and the association for prevention teaching and research to develop curricula aimed at improving cultural competency for health professions students. the grant awards nearly $14,700 for the project, which focuses on addressing diabetes and tobacco use among native americans.