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New species of leafhopper named after University entomologist

By Fatima Farha

October 15, 2014

To honor his research of leafhoppers for the past 25 years, a new species of leafhopper insects were named after University Systematic Entomologist Chris Dietrich. The new species of leafhoppers, called Futasujinus dietrichi, were discovered after various research done on the insects by Dietrich and...

#CalebsCrew supports University student’s brother in fight against Leukemia

Caleb Miller vacations in Holland, Mich., last summer, before being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

By Raymond Sobczak

April 7, 2014

Waking up on Feb. 15 for Zach Miller, sophomore in Business, should have been like any other day — get up, shower and head to class. After class, he was supposed to go to a meeting, but instead, he received a text message from his 17-year-old brother Caleb.  “The doctors here think I have Leukemi...