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August 15, 2018

State & Community

March 16, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Governor proposes funding for $12M LSSU aquatic research center

March 9, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Central Michigan University to modernize, expand business college

February 23, 2015

Major funding increase needed to fix roads, local leaders tell survey

Complaining about bad roads in Michigan is about as ubiquitous as grousing about the weather.

How bad are they? The University of Michigan surveyed top elected and appointed officials in the state's 1,856 units of government on a wide range of road-related issues.

February 23, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Ferris State optometry founding member endows scholarship

February 17, 2015

Graduate students to pitch Detroit industrial redevelopment ideas

Detroit leaders and redevelopment experts will convene Wednesday at the 2015 U-M Social Impact Challenge Finals to evaluate student proposals on a social impact strategy for creative redevelopment of Detroit's abandoned industrial buildings.

February 16, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Central Michigan University to offer master's degree in engineering

February 11, 2015

Governor recommends funding increase for all three U-M campuses

The fiscal year 2016 state budget recommendation released Wednesday by Gov. Rick Snyder includes a 2 percent overall increase in funding for the state's 15 public universities, bringing total operating funds for universities to nearly $1.4 billion.

February 9, 2015

University raises more than $1.34 million in 2014 United Way campaign

The University of Michigan’s 2014 United Way employee giving campaign, one of the largest among all Big Ten universities, raised more than $1.34 million to support life-saving programs and services throughout the region.

These contributions will be combined with other workplace giving efforts in the county.

February 9, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES LSSU Foundation receives second-largest estate gift

February 6, 2015

Six U-M researchers selected for CHRT Policy Fellowship

The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation today announced the 2015 class of the CHRT Policy Fellowship at U-M.

Now in its fourth year, the fellowship program focuses on building connections between health services research and policy for more effective, evidence-based health policy decisions.

February 2, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES MSU alum gifts $2 million endowment for humanities

January 26, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Ferris State University center receives grants for the arts

January 19, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES CMU initiates student rental car program

January 12, 2015

U-M Detroit Center is activity hub in resurgent city

It was an epic transformation.

A young man from Southwest Detroit went from gang member to neighborhood leader and police cadet. And the University of Michigan's Detroit Center was the setting for one particularly poignant moment in his journey.

January 12, 2015

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Lake Superior State marks record year in grants, contracts

December 15, 2014

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES EMU raises $200,000 in #GivingTuesday initiative

December 11, 2014

U-M team to study how well state's Medicaid expansion plan is working

Since its launch in April, 477,000 Michiganders have signed up for the Healthy Michigan Plan, a new Medicaid health insurance option offered by the state. Now, U-M researchers will study how well the new plan works, and advise state government on how well it's living up to what lawmakers intended.

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