From Academia

Remembering Evan

One year after the tragic death of Evan Willman, a tight-knit group of students honored their fallen friend, and a university granted his mother’s wish.

Making of the mechanic

A sense of fatherly duty led John Leonard to mentor his daughter’s high school robotics team. Inspiration kept him in the role long after her graduation.

The dream-makers

Two education alumnae are applying lessons learned at SVSU to a children’s book series that is taking them — and readers — to thrilling new places.

Designs for a master plan

Leaders say a $25M expansion project at SVSU is more than an investment in the business college. It’s a shot in the arm for the region’s economy.

History, unbound

An SVSU professor’s book explores the historic significance of a weekly produced by black Americans in the wake of the Civil War.

Robotics reign in Kingston

Quiet, rural landscapes surround Kingston High School. Inside its classrooms, though, Matt Ferguson is pushing the boundaries of science, technology and artificial intelligence.

Into the wild

Some call him ‘The Bug Guy.’ Once you see what Stephen Taber brings back from his scientific excursions, you will understand why.

Recess is over

After years of decline, Michigan’s teaching job openings are on the rise — and SVSU is supplying the talent.