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SVSU named Military-Friendly university for eighth year
Friday, March 1, 2019 (169 reads)

January 25, 2019/WSMH TV

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. -- Saginaw Valley State University has been named a Military-Friendly university for the 2019-20 school year for an eighth year in a row by VIQTORY.

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University of Michigan Produces Billionaires, According to CNBC Ranking
Monday, June 11, 2018 (624 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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Flint daycare, preschool aims to mitigate effects of lead exposure
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (525 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 (608 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 (1145 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 (1045 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 2, 2015 (1416 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 (1616 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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