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March 21, 2016

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Wayne State receives $1.4M DTE donation to improve graduation rates

March 16, 2016

Schlissel, Price highlight annual U-M Congressional Breakfast

President Mark Schlissel told a Washington, D.C., audience Wednesday that his priorities in the coming years include academic excellence, diversity and encouraging the faculty to engage with the public to promote the University of Michigan’s mission and research.

March 14, 2016

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES WSU receives $3.6M NIH grant to increase minority students in sciences

March 7, 2016

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Five EMU scholars awarded Fulbright grants

February 23, 2016

Officials in large Michigan cities worried about potential unrest

While local leaders say police forces across Michigan have good overall relations with their communities, those in larger cities worry about the possibility of civil unrest after well-publicized incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore.

February 22, 2016

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Eastern Michigan University elects university's 23rd president

February 17, 2016

U-M's United Way campaign raises more than $1.3 million

The University of Michigan's 2015 United Way employee giving campaign, the largest of the Big Ten universities, raised more than $1.33 million dollars to support life-saving programs and services in the community.

February 15, 2016

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES EMU introduces new program in fermentation science

February 11, 2016

Governor recommends 4.3 percent increase in state's higher-ed budget

Gov. Rick Snyder is recommending a 4.3 percent budget increase for the state's 15 public universities.

The governor announced his recommendation Wednesday as part of his overall state budget plan for fiscal year 2017. The overall recommendation of $1.4 billion would bring total state higher-education funding back to 2011 levels.

February 8, 2016

Higher ed briefs

STATE UNIVERSITIES Wayne State partners with WCC for business degree program

January 26, 2016

URC's statewide economic impact tops $17 billion in FY 2014

Michigan's University Research Corridor contributed $17.5 billion to Michigan's economy in fiscal year 2014, an increase of $700 million over the previous year, according to the Ninth Annual Economic Impact & Benchmark Report released Tuesday.

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