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December 10, 2013

Michigan public universities create jobs, stabilize economy

Michigan’s 15 public universities are key employers and economic drivers in the state, responsible for more than 120,000 jobs, and with spending and earnings accounting for $23.9 billion in economic activity, according to a new report.

December 9, 2013

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

November 26, 2013

Second suspect charged in July homicide of U-M medical student

A second South Carolina man was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of open murder in the death of Medical School student Paul DeWolf.

Joei A. Jordan, 20, of Sumter, S.C., was arraigned in 14A District Court on one charge of open murder, two charges of first-degree home invasion and one charge of conspiracy to commit home invasion.

November 25, 2013

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

November 22, 2013

Faculty invited to apply for 2014 Road Scholars Tour

U-M instructional, research and clinical track faculty are invited to apply for consideration to be part of the 2014 Michigan Road Scholars Tour.

This annual educational tour will expose participants to the state’s economy, government and politics, culture, educational systems, health and social issues, history, and geography.

November 21, 2013

Economists: U.S. will add 5 million jobs in next two years

The U.S. economy will continue its steady climb upward over the next two years, U-M economists say.

“Washington inflicted quite a bit of short-term damage to the U.S. economy in 2013,” said Daniil Manaenkov of the Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics in the Department of Economics.

November 18, 2013

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

November 13, 2013

U-M honored nationally for economic development commitment

The University of Michigan is one of four public universities recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities for exemplary work statewide in entrepreneurship, technology transfer and business development.

November 12, 2013

Workshops to answer questions, gather input about transit plan

Members of the campus community are invited to learn more about The Connector project at a series of workshops Thursday.

The Connector is a developing plan for high-capacity transit from northeast to south Ann Arbor, connecting major destinations including downtown, U-M campuses and the medical center, and commercial areas.

November 4, 2013

Victors for Michigan launch to draw U-M community, public

The public phase of the university’s Victors for Michigan campaign opens Friday as the university community and the public are invited to a communitywide festival from 5-7:30 p.m. on Ingalls Mall, followed by a celebratory Main Event in Hill Auditorium at 8 p.m.

October 29, 2013

Coleman to speak at MSU fall commencement ceremony

President Mary Sue Coleman will be one of three speakers at Michigan State University’s commencement ceremonies in December.

Coleman will speak at the advanced-degree ceremony, which will be at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. She will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

October 28, 2013

Section of Madison Street to be closed for Munger project

Beginning Thursday, one block of East Madison Street between Packard Street and Thompson Street will be closed for construction activity associated with the Munger Graduate Residences project.

The road closure will run until summer 2015.

October 25, 2013

U-M, MSU and WSU faculty discuss collaboration on community engagement

Each year thousands of students, staff and faculty from Michigan universities conduct research, provide expertise and supply person power to partner with community organizations throughout the state. In doing so they tackle such issues as poverty, unemployment, educational quality, health disparities and sustainability.


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