February 1, 2016
Special Coverage: Flint Water Crisis

Gov. Snyder talks with volunteers at UM-Flint, apologizes for water crisis

MLive (Jan. 8, 2016)


MSU, Hurley Center to fight lead poisoning in Flint

The Detroit News (Jan. 13, 2016)


How Michigan's Flint River is poisoning the city's residents [WMU]

The Guardian [UK] (Jan. 18, 2016)


Researchers investigating how lead exposure could affect DNA [WSU]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 19, 2016)


Foundation asks GVSU researcher to study Flint water crisis

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Jan. 19, 2016)


UM funds $100K to launch research on Flint water crisis [UM, UM-D, UM-F]

The Detroit News (Jan. 21, 2016)


UM-Flint holds first of several free courses on Flint water crisis

MLive (Jan. 21, 2016)


U. of Mich. 8-part course explores Flint water crisis

USA Today (Jan. 22, 2016)


Mich. universities move to research Flint water crisis

The Detroit News (Jan. 23, 2016)


The Flint Water Scandal: The Role of Public Universities [MSU; Commentary]

Newsweek (Jan. 26, 2016)


To help resolve the Flint water crisis, a university leans on its community [UM-F, Commentary]

The Conversation (Jan. 27, 2016)


Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Has No Plan to Remove Poison Pipes in Flint [UM]

NBC News (Jan. 27, 2016)


The science behind the Flint water crisis: corrosion of pipes, erosion of trust [UM, Commentary]

The Conversation (Jan. 28, 2016)


State takeovers do little to help cash-strapped cities like Flint [MSU, Commentary]

The Conversation (Jan. 29, 2016)


Students band together to bring safe water to Flint [UM-F, WSU]

USA Today (Jan. 29, 2016)


MTU Professor sheds light on Flint water crisis

WLUC TV (Jan. 29, 2016)


Civic Engagement & Civic Education

Dow Corning executive to keynote MLK Jr. celebration at SVSU

Midland Daily News (Jan. 7, 2016)


Own a business and want government contracts? WSU offers free seminars to tell you how

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 8, 2016)


EMU to celebrate Martin Luther King Day

The Eastern Echo (Jan. 10, 2016)


Meet This Newly Elected 20-Year-Old Lawmaker From Michigan [UM-D]

NBC News (Jan. 11, 2016)


Homeland Security reaches out in Dearborn to Muslims [UM-D]

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 14, 2016)


Rituals, Rallies, and the Creation of Sacred Space in Nazi Germany [OU]

The Oakland Post (Jan. 15, 2015)


EMU to host panel raising awareness of human trafficking

The Eastern Echo (Jan. 17, 2016)


Actor LeVar Burton in MLK address at Oakland University: 'Be fearless in pursuit of dreams'

Macomb Daily (Jan. 18, 2016)


Marching together for Martin Luther King Jr. [NMU]

WLUC TV (Jan. 18, 2016)


CMU Honors Martin Luther King Jr.

WWTV TV (Jan. 18, 2016)


Volunteers make a difference in Dearborn, across metro Detroit to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day [UM-D]

Press & Guide (Jan. 18, 2016)


Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Visits UM-Dearborn

The Michigan Journal (Jan. 19, 2016)


Advocating for activism [GVSU]

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 21, 2016)


How autism impacts learning [NMU]

WLUC TV (Jan. 22, 2016)


Community organizations may have a new avenue for grant applications [NMU]

ABC 10 TV (Jan. 26, 2016)


GVSU hosts Cuban business panel

WZZM TV (Jan. 27, 2016)


Grand Valley State University to host free trade agreement update Feb. 5

Holland Sentinel (Jan. 28, 2016)


Culture & Placemaking

Downtown Flint ice rink re-opens for community after 25 years [UM-F]

MLive (Jan. 2, 2016)


New Blood exhibit displays student artwork destined for new housing building [GVSU]

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 10, 2016)


Winter Carnival officially kicks off at Michigan Tech

WLUC TV (Jan. 11, 2016)


Oakland University, Great Lakes Aradhana Committee to Host Benefit Concert for Chennai Musicians

Broadway World (Jan. 15, 2016)


Freep Film Festival adds student documentary contest [WMU]

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 18, 2016)


Architects produce designTHUNK [FSU]

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Jan. 18, 2016)


NMU celebrates diversity with drag show

WJMN TV (Jan. 22, 2016)


NMU library hosting "Native Voices" touring exhibition

WLUC TV (Jan. 31, 2016)


Economic Development

Innovation & Entrepreneurialism

SVSU grads bring engineering firm to Old Town Saginaw

MLive (Jan. 13, 2016)


Michigan Tech students seeking funding for drone catching device

WLUC TV (Jan. 15, 2016)


U.P. Entrepreneurs mentioned during State of the State [NMU]

WBUP TV (Jan. 20, 2016)


Student startup allows food delivery straight to dorm rooms [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 21, 2016)


UW-P students rev up for snowmobile competition [MTU]

Telegraph Herald [IA] (Jan. 23, 2016)


MSU launches new incubator program

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 24, 2016)


Research, Development & Technology Transfer

CMU installs weather station at Bonobo Winery

Traverse City Record-Eagle (Jan. 6, 2016)


Grand Valley State University reports slightly negative business trends

Holland Sentinel (Jan. 6, 2016)


Impact of Asian carp on Great Lakes could be overestimated [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 8, 2016)


This drone catcher shoots out nets like Spider-Man [MTU]

CNET (Jan. 9, 2016)


Ford, University of Michigan test autonomous vehicles in wintry conditions

Canadian Underwriter [Canada] (Jan. 12, 2016)


Holy Braille: Scientists developing Kindle-style tablet for the blind [UM]

Fox News (Jan. 13, 2016)


With Gridlock in Washington, Lobbyists Turn to Statehouses [MSU]

The Wall Street Journal (Jan. 14, 2016)


University to study improvements to aviation safety [WMU]

General Aviation News (Jan. 17, 2016)


IBM and University of Michigan develop human computer

IT Pro [UK] (Jan. 18, 2016)


University of Michigan says fewer licenses in every age group

Motor Trend (Jan. 19, 2016)


Latest Developments in Solar Powered 3D Printing Released by Michigan Tech

3D Print (Jan. 19, 2016)


The code librarian [MTU]

Nature (Jan. 22, 2016)


Are Football Players Too Obese? [GVSU]

Science 2.0 (Jan. 22, 2016)


Loon Copter can fly in the air, swim on or under water [OU]

SlashGear (Jan. 27, 2016)


Spectrum Health Innovations seeks help from GVSU students

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 27, 2016)


MSU researchers find benefits of big brains

Lansing State Journal (Jan. 28, 2016)


Environmental Sustainability

MSU Study: Climate change denial messaging works

Michigan Radio (Jan. 2, 2016)


Asian carp would dominate Lake Erie biomass, study finds [UM]

Journal Sentinel [WI] (Jan. 4, 2016)


Forest Stewards Guild names Michigan Tech lands a Model Forest

WLUC TV (Jan. 12, 2016)


GVSU joins Grand Rapids in challenge to make the city greener

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 13, 2016)


MSU nears end of coal-fired power

Lansing State Journal (Jan. 14, 2016)


Michigan researchers put price tag on climate liability for fossil-fuel plants [MTU]

Midwest Energy News (Jan. 14, 2016)


This Bee-Killing Pesticide Is Terrible at Protecting Crops [MSU]

Mother Jones (Jan. 15, 2016)


Targeting minority, low-income neighborhoods for hazardous waste sites [UM]

Michigan News (Jan 19, 2016)


Logging ideas: MTU forest is six square miles of classroom

Iron Mountain Daily News (Jan. 21, 2016)


Tech forests are places for fun, races, natural spaces

The Daily Mining Gazette (Jan. 21, 2016)


Faculty Perspective & Expertise

What's the fashion of our fashionable words? [UM]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 2, 2016)


Powerball jackpot hits new high: $800 million [GVSU]

WOOD TV (Jan. 8, 2016)


Math professor says odds are against winning $800M Powerball jackpot [OU]

The Oakland Press (Jan. 8, 2016)


Officials: Diversification of automotive manufacturers credited for industry turnaround in Oakland County [OU]

The Oakland Press (Jan. 12, 2016)


Why ecologists support Ann Arbor's deer cull [UM]

Bridge Magazine (Jan. 14, 2016)


Consumer sentiment rises as prices moderate, University of Michigan says

Market Watch (Jan. 15, 2016)


Employers complying with ACA mandate [GVSU]

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Jan. 15, 2016)


What could Congress do with the Powerball? [FSU]

The Hill (Jan. 22, 2016)


Packard Plant's owner says project moving forward despite loss of $80 million in financing [OU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 24, 2016)


If cigarette tax goes up by $1 how much will smoking rate go down? [GVSU]

Bloomberg (Jan. 27, 2016)


More raises, bigger raises coming in 2016, says GVSU economist

MLive (Jan. 28, 2016)


Health Care

Alzheimer's Association to honor NMU student

WLMN TV (Jan. 6, 2016)


MSU prof breaks ground with childhood cancer discovery

Lansing State Journal (Jan. 7, 2016)


GVSU, Ottawa Co. team up to curb chlamydia cases

WOOD TV (Jan. 8, 2016)


GVSU study finds health care expenditures vary greatly across West Michigan

MiBiz (Jan, 8, 2016)


CVS partners with John Muir, Novant Health, Michigan Health and University of Chicago for clinics

Healthcare IT News (Jan. 15, 2016)


Health care leaders focus on healthy lifestyles in 2016 forecast [GVSU]

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Jan. 15, 2016)


Health care leaders to speak at regional conference at SVSU

Midland Daily News (Jan. 18, 2016)


MSU researcher gets $4.2M to study bone healing

The Detroit News (Jan. 18, 2016)


Insurers to examine causes of cost disparities identified in GVSU report

MiBiz (Jan. 24, 2016)


EMU assistant professor encourages cervical cancer awareness

The Eastern Echo (Jan. 24, 2016)


K-12 Outreach

University hosts high school students aiming for health profession careers [SVSU]

WNEM TV (Jan. 6, 2016)


Coolidge principal selected for SVSU fellowship, will travel to Japan

C & G Newspapers (Jan. 6, 2016)


Detroit high school students graduate from University program [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 12, 2016)


Teen programming class returns at NMU

WLUC TV (Jan. 19, 2016)


Summer speech-language clinic celebrates its 70th year [CMU]

Central Michigan Life (Jan. 24, 2016)


Utica student to get White House computer science honor [UM]

The Detroit News (Jan. 24, 2016)


SVSU, Dow unveil mobile laboratory

WNEM TV (Jan 27, 2016)


Saginaw Valley State University's new STEM mobile lab launched

Midland Daily News (Jan. 28, 2016)


Ishpeming high school students learn about technical trades at NMU

WLUC TV (Jan. 29, 2016)


Global Outreach

Oakland students providing health services around the globe

The Oakland Post (Jan. 6, 2016)


Accounting degree has an international flair [WMU]

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Jan. 7, 2016)

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