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Department of Commerce awards $2.1 million for Phase II of BTR Park

A $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration will provide funding needed to begin 2017 infrastructure development for Phase II of Western Michigan University's Business Technology and Research Park. Read more at WMU News.

Applications sought for German faculty exchange

Western Michigan University and the University of Passau invite applications for a short-term faculty exchange at one of the newest of the German universities in the lovely region of Bavaria. The exchange is open to WMU faculty members from any discipline who submit their application materials by Friday, Oct. 28. German language skills are not required to apply. Read more at WMU News.

Anonymous donor reveals himself to students who want to be teachers

Six recent graduates of Kalamazoo high schools have just had an opportunity to meet those behind a new Western Michigan University scholarship they are the first to receive. The Western Michigan University-Kalamazoo Public Schools Future Educators Program will help the students become educators and enhance the diversity of the Kalamazoo Public Schools' teaching staff. Read more at WMU News.