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EMU professor gets $3M to improve health of Asian-Americans in Michigan
Friday, November 30, 2018 (27 reads)


November 30, 2018/MLive


YPSILANTI, MI - Eastern Michigan University has been awarded a federal grant that could reach nearly $3 million over five years to support a broad effort to improve the health of Asian-Americans in Wayne and Kent counties.



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UM teams up with MSU, state to launch research and data center
Friday, November 30, 2018 (28 reads)


Nov. 28, 2018/MLive


A new research collaboration and data center is coming to the University of Michigan.

The new Michigan Education Research Institute and Michigan Education Data Center is a joint project of UM, Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Education and the Center for Educational Performance.



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Oakland, University of Detroit Mercy form new medical school partnership
Friday, November 30, 2018 (32 reads)


Nov. 30, 2018/The Oakland Press


The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry are starting a new partnership this spring.



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SVSU earns 'Best for Vets' ranking
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (170 reads)


Nov. 17, 2018/Midland Daily News


Saginaw Valley State University has again been recognized for its support of military-affiliated students, earning a place in the Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings by Military Times.



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Nursing, social work, sciences transfer agreements signed creating 4-year degree path
Monday, November 12, 2018 (64 reads)


Nov. 8, 2018/The Oakland Press


Oakland University and Oakland Community College recently signed a set of new articulation agreements, expanding transfer options for students at those institutions.



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Opinion | John Engler Asks Governor Hopefuls if They Support Colleges
Monday, October 22, 2018 (115 reads)


Oct. 22, 2018/Bridge Magazine


Michigan’s 2018 campaign season is nearing its end, yet there’s been hardly any discussion or debate about how for nearly two decades Michigan has been stepping away from maintaining a vital asset that is far harder to fix than a road.



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Grand Valley State partners with WMed for early admission program
Thursday, October 18, 2018 (85 reads)


Sep. 28, 2018/MLive


Students attending Grand Valley State University will now be offered early enrollment into the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.



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Group calls for more investment in post-secondary education in Michigan
Monday, October 01, 2018 (133 reads)


Sept. 25, 2018/Michigan Radio


A coalition of education, business and other groups is calling for more investment in college and career training in Michigan.



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Higher education increasingly relies on administrators to drive diversity, inclusion efforts
Monday, August 20, 2018 (151 reads)


August 17, 2018/MiBiz


KALAMAZOO — Diversity and inclusion on college campuses throughout Michigan and the United States remain at the forefront of efforts to ensure a welcoming environment for all students.



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WMU School of Medicine opens Pediatric Autism Center
Monday, July 09, 2018 (113 reads)


July 9, 2018/WMMT TV


KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A pediatric autism center has opened its doors on the campus of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed).



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Collaboration aims to improve K-12 outcomes
Friday, July 06, 2018 (78 reads)


July 6, 2018/Grand Rapids Business Journal


A group of Michigan leaders across several fields announced their collaboration in a new alliance to improve K-12 education outcomes.



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Sault College, LSSU ink business pact
Monday, June 18, 2018 (102 reads)


June 8, 2018/Sault Star


Sault College business students can now put their diploma towards a degree at Lake Superior State University.



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University of Michigan Produces Billionaires, According to CNBC Ranking
Monday, June 11, 2018 (143 reads)


June 5, 2018/All About Ann Arbor


In a CNBC ranking published in May, the University of Michigan appeared in the top 10 list of universities that produces billionaire alumni, according to Alec Duggan of the Daily Pennsylvanian. 



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Mroz thanks those who supported him through presidency
Monday, June 11, 2018 (112 reads)


June 7, 2018/WLUC TV 


Michigan Tech hosted a reception at the Rozsa in honor of outgoing president Glenn Mroz today. The event gave Glenn a chance to thank those who helped him through his time leading the university.



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GVSU Launches New Entrepreneur Veteran Program
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 (118 reads)


June 4, 2018/WZZM TV


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Valley State University wants to give those who fought for our freedom a chance to have a little bit of their own. The school is starting an entrepreneur veteran program.



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Column: Invest in talent that drives economic growth
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 (153 reads)


January 25, 2018/The Detroit News


City and state leaders, in partnership with regional business coalitions, put forth a remarkable effort in their bids to woo Amazon’s second headquarters to Detroit or Grand Rapids. Their commitment to lure the global online giant is absolutely commendable.



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Michigan’s Fiscal Train and the Cliff Ahead: Maybe We Should Switch Tracks
Friday, January 19, 2018 (121 reads)


January 19, 2018


By Bob Murphy


One thing that’s always perplexed me is how drivers occasionally get hit by trains. Trains don’t veer off course. Trains don’t suddenly make a right turn in front of you on your way to the grocery store. Trains just lumber steadily down the track, unable to slow down or speed up very fast. A part of me thinks that if you get hit by a train as a driver, you might have had it coming.



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Bye-bye potholes? University of Michigan lab working to create ultra-strong concrete
Saturday, December 23, 2017 (189 reads)


Dec. 23, 2017/Detroit Free Press


There are two KitchenAid mixers sitting on the counter and next to them, a mixer that looks like it’s been taking designer steroids for a decade.





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3 tech companies hoping to grow at WMed Innovation Center
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 (131 reads)


Dec. 6, 2017/MLive 


KALAMAZOO, MI - Three technology companies have joined the cluster of growing businesses at the WMed Innovation Center just west of Kalamazoo.



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Flint daycare, preschool aims to mitigate effects of lead exposure
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (330 reads)


May 18, 2017/Michigan Radio


Every child who attends the Cummings Early Childhood Center in Flint lives in the city and was exposed to lead as a result of the Flint water crisis. That can have damaging effects on their development and growth. 



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Cornerstone, GVSU Partner on Engineering Program
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (400 reads)


May 12, 2017/Grand Rapids Business Journal


Cornerstone University will offer a four-strand engineering degree beginning this fall, thanks to a partnership with Grand Valley State University.



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WSU President Wilson to Chair Medical Colleges Board
Thursday, December 22, 2016 (910 reads)


December 20, 2016/The Detroit News

By Kim Kozlowski

The president of Wayne State University has been named chair-elect of the Association of American Medical Colleges board of directors, officials announced Tuesday.

Beginning in November, President M. Roy Wilson will chair the board of the AAMC — a nonprofit association working to improve health care through innovative medical education, cutting-edge patient care, and groundbreaking medical research. Members include 164 accredited medical schools in the U.S. and Canada, nearly 400 teaching hospitals and health systems and more than 80 academic societies.



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MSU President Honored by Women's Hall of Fame
Monday, August 22, 2016 (825 reads)


Lansing State Journal/August 10, 2016

by Beth LeBlanc

Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon and Lansing educator Dr. Olivia Letts will be inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame this fall.

The two women are among five contemporary honorees who will be inducted into the hall’s 33rd class on Oct. 19 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing. The hall of fame also will induct historical honorees.


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STEM Inspires College Students to Fight Disease
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 (1222 reads)


December 2 2015/U.S. News

Science, math and technology education is inspiring a new generation of inventors to save the world.

Western Michigan University students Joseph Barnett and Stephen John learned about the lack of medical care for newborns during their respective travels to Honduras and Nepal, so they designed a respirator for premature babies that can be built with simple parts and operated without extensive training.

Western Michigan University students Joseph Barnett, left, and Stephen John, center, won best design by an undergraduate team for their respirator for newborn babies. They are accompanied by humorist Mo Rocca, the award presenter.


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U-M College Prep Program to Offer Full Scholarships
Friday, October 23, 2015 (1408 reads)


U-M College Prep Program to Offer Full Scholarships

October 23, 2015/Detroit Free Press

By David Jesse

Students in Ypsilanti and Southfield who complete a new college-prep program being offered by the University of Michigan will get a full-ride scholarship to the university, U-M President Mark Schlissel announced today.

The program, called Wolverine Pathways, will start in January and be for residents who live in the Ypsilanti and Southfield school districts. Students do not need to be students in the Ypsilanti or Southfield public schools.


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