KALAMAZOO, Michigan – Southwest Michigan First has launched the speaker lineup for Catalyst University 2016 to be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo. On that date, more than 2,000 leaders will gather for Southwest Michigan’s premier, one-day leadership event to be inspired by top thought leaders who have made an impact by pursuing their passions in business, education, government, not for profit and the faith-based community.
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The formation of a unit to oversee clinical research puts another key element in place for the Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo. The private medical school affiliated with Western Michigan University created the Center for Clinical Research with the Borgess Research Institute and Bronson Research Services. The center will support clinical research at Borgess Medical Center and Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.
Southwest Michigan’s manufacturing sector has clipped along at a moderate but steady growth rate over the last year. That growth in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek has been buoyed by the expanding automotive industry, a trend that’s played out in the years after the depths of the recession.