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KALAMAZOO — Representatives from Western Michigan University announced on Tuesday that the school has received the largest private gift ever bestowed on a public university.

Published in Economic Development

KALAMAZOO — The Western Michigan University management professors behind an investment fund that looks to cultivate and support a new generation of entrepreneurs hope to complete fundraising by the end of 2021.

Published in Finance

KALAMAZOO — A Kalamazoo startup seeks to raise $5.1 million over two capital rounds to commercialize a treatment for diabetic foot ulcers that cost billions of dollars annually to treat in the U.S.

Published in Health Care

Davenport University has appointed Amy Mansfield as the new dean of the Donald W. Maine College of Business and the College of Technology.

Published in Talent

Like many in higher education, Western Michigan University moved fast to shift thousands of classes online when the COVID-19 pandemic hit this spring. Some of the changes made during the crisis will stick, according to President Edward Montgomery, who joined WMU in 2017. Montgomery served as chief economist and deputy labor secretary in President Bill Clinton’s administration and was also on President Barack Obama’s auto task force. Prior to joining WMU, he was the founding dean and professor of economics at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.

Published in Talent
Sunday, 22 November 2020 10:47

MiBiz Growth Report: November 22, 2020

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for November 22, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 08 November 2020 09:58

MiBiz Growth Report: November 8, 2020

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for November 8, 2020.

Published in Economic Development

KALAMAZOO — The founding dean at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo plans to retire early next year.

Published in Talent

GRAND RAPIDS — Tetra Therapeutics Inc.’s sale to a Japanese pharmaceutical company provides a final pathway toward bringing to market potential new drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease and a form of autism, as well as generates a handsome return for financial backers.

Published in Finance

Leaders at public universities, community colleges and private schools across Michigan are getting a clearer picture of their budget shortfalls resulting from COVID-19, but uncertainty still clouds enrollment prospects and future in-person learning.

Published in Talent
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