May 2, 2016
Economic Development - Innovation & Entrepreneurialism

Crowdfunding platform connects student startups to alumni dollars [MSU, MTU, GVSU]

MiBiz (Apr. 3, 2016)


Marlette disc golf company expands [SVSU, MTU]

The Times Herald (Apr. 4, 2016)


University of Michigan student startups win combined $430,000 in Houston competition

Crain's Detroit Business (Apr. 18, 2016)


U-M business program seeks to create "renaissance in innovation" in Michigan

Michigan Radio (Apr. 18, 2016)


UM gets $3 million to relocate center, $3 million to fund innovations

Crain's Detroit Business (Apr. 21, 2016)


Front Door Program Helps Startups Access WSU's Business Resources

Xconomy (Apr. 29, 2016)


Economic Development - Research, Development & Technology Transfer

450 students participate in 36th Annual Symposium [EMU]

The Eastern Echo (Apr. 2, 2016)


Michigan utility partners with university on energy storage pilot [MSU]

Midwest Energy News (Apr. 4, 2016)


U-M, IBM team up: Computer clusters to speed up research

Detroit Free Press (Apr. 6, 2016)


Second annual symposium to feature LSSU student research

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Apr. 7, 2016)


MSU doctoral student helps in discovery of new form of stem cell

Lansing State Journal (Apr. 10, 2016)


Toyota, UMTRI will turn Michigan into connected-car paradise

C|net Road Show (Apr. 13, 2016)


Michigan Tech Student Research Expo

WJMN TV (Apr. 14, 2016)


Student Scholars Day [GVSU]

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Apr. 14, 2016)


Biology students to present research results Saturday [LSSU]

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Apr. 15, 2016)


State Senate approves fetal tissue ban, despite possible risks to medical research [WSU]

Michigan Radio (Apr. 27, 2016)


MDOT, MSU researchers tackle potholes from soil up

Detroit Free Press (Apr. 27, 2016)


University of Michigan: Consumer sentiment drops in April for fourth straight month

Daily Journal [IN] (Apr. 29, 2016)


Environmental Sustainability

Talking residential renewable energy at NMU

WJMN TV (Apr. 8, 2016)


2015 Sustainability Report shows slow-moving progress [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Apr. 11, 2016)


Michigan State University's campus power plant now coal-free

WILX TV (Apr. 12, 2016)


Go Green: MSU burns its last lump of coal

WKAR FM (Apr. 13, 2016)


97% of scientists believe climate change is caused by humans, study finds [MTU]

The Independent [UK] (Apr. 13, 2016)


Just two wolves left on Isle Royale [MTU]

Michigan Radio (Apr. 18, 2016)


GVSU, Consumers Energy Solar Garden gets up and running [WMU]

WXMI TV (Apr. 18, 2016)


MSU students build tiny Sparty Cabin

Lansing State Journal (Apr. 22, 2016)


University Of Michigan Planning Large Electronics Recycling Event

WSJM FM (Apr. 25, 2016)


From classroom to climate: NMU students organize fair

The Mining Journal (Apr. 25, 2016)


Wayne State group tackles Saginaw Bay beach muck removal, control

MLive (Apr. 27, 2016)


Stocking waterways with fish [LSSU]

Downtown Publications (Apr. 27, 2016)


Bakken oil field alone emitted 2% global emissions of methane [UM]

Michigan Radio (Apr. 29, 2016)


WMU and City of Kalamazoo plant trees to mark Arbor Day

MLive (Apr. 29, 2016)


Flint Water Crisis

As Flint deals with a water crisis, the overworked county health department has gotten help administering lead tests from nursing faculty and students at the University of Michigan-Flint

U.S. News & World Report (Apr. 12, 2016)


Flint water crisis inspires portion of UM-Flint spring dance performance

MLive (Apr. 15, 2016)


Ferris State social work students to host fundraiser for Flint

WPBN TV (Apr. 20, 2016)


Michigan universities join Flint partners on center to aid in water crisis efforts [UM, MSU, UM-F]

MLive (Apr. 26, 2016)


UM, MSU to coordinate efforts on Flint health [UM-F]

The Detroit News (Apr. 26, 2016)


Health Care

The Project tackles chronic disease prevention in children [GVSU, MTU, FSU, WMU]

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Apr. 1, 2016)


UM nursing students use mannequins to learn crisis care

The Detroit News (Apr. 3 2016)


University of Arizona medical researchers are participating in a nationwide study to find an improved way to better treat infants with serious infections [WSU]

Daily Journal [IN] (Apr. 7, 2016)


WMU medical school students surveying public on health care access

MLive (Apr. 8, 2016)


Wayne State receives $2.5 million grant to study antibiotics [WSU, UM]

Crain's Detroit Business (Apr. 14, 2016)


Midland's Mortensen receives Health Policy Champion award [SVSU]

Midland Daily News (Apr. 19, 2016)


NMU students make Chemo-Care Baskets to make treatment a little easier for cancer patients



Wayne State President and Mayor Duggan to hold summit on health equity in Detroit

Michigan Chronicle (Apr. 28, 2016)


K-12 Outreach

High school girls face Computer Day at MTU

WLUC TV (Apr. 1, 2016)


U.P. math competition at MTU

Iron Mountain Daily News (Apr. 6, 2016)


18 CHS students headed to state forensics competition [CMU]

Cadillac News (Apr. 7, 2016)


Study: Schools of choice don't improve test scores [MSU]

Bridge Magazine (Apr. 7, 2016)


Rockford Public Schools students to explore health professions at GVSU

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Apr. 6, 2016)


College, high school students compete in programming contest at NMU [LSSU]

The Mining Journal (Apr. 11, 2016)


High school students dive into health fields at Michigan Tech

WLUC TV (Apr. 15, 2016)


Independence School hosts STEM Fest [MTU]

Newark Post [NJ] (Apr. 19, 2016)


Milking cows part of MSU campus visit

Lansing State Journal (Apr. 20, 2016)


Expert: For-profit virtual schools "terrible" at educating our children [WMU]

Michigan Radio (Apr. 20, 2016)


Young people could be the key to Detroit's transformation [UM-D]

Michigan Radio (Apr. 20, 2016)


Elementary students get messy during recycling lessons [MTU]

WLUC TV (Apr. 20, 2016)


Elementary students continue learning after school hours [MTU]

WLUC TV (Apr. 20, 2016)


Digital Divas seeks to introduce tech fields to women at Eastern Michigan University

MLive (Apr. 20, 2016)


Young women from Macomb schools inspired by EMU's Digital Divas conference

Macomb Daily (Apr. 26, 2016)


$20 youth summer camp offers science, technology, math, art and science [CMU]

WOTV TV (Apr. 26, 2016)


Gwinn and Northern Michigan University join forces

WLUV TV (Apr. 26, 2016)


GVSU-Rockford Public: Partner On Early College Program

WGVU FM (Apr. 27, 2016)


Global Outreach

MSU med students head for tour of Cuba, hospitals

The Detroit News (Apr. 1, 2016)


'Varsities should facilitate social progress' [UM-D]

The Hindu [India] (Apr. 6, 2016)


How Canada is working with indigenous peoples to prevent suicide [WSU]

PBS Newshour (Apr. 21, 2016)


Michigan State University-Alumni Club Of India Celebrates Global Service Day

IBC World News (IN) (Apr. 26, 2016)


Public Safety

Two in custody after alleged sexual assault in downtown Flint [UM-F]

MLive (Apr. 14, 2016)


Merit Network seeks proposals to host cybersecurity hubs [EMU, FSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Apr. 29, 2016)


Civic Engagement & Civic Education

MSU Greek life students give back in Lansing

WLNS TV (Apr. 2, 2016)


LSSU welcomes back Relay for Life

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Apr. 4, 2016)


Relay remembers [FSU]

Ferris State Torch (Apr.  5, 2016)


Houghton Relay for Life right around the corner [MTU, NMU]

WLUC TV (Apr. 7, 2016)


Eastern Michigan University Celebrates Legacy Of Cesar Chavez

WEMU FM (Apr. 7, 2016)


Farmington Hills students find match, mission [SVSU]

Farmington Voice (Apr. 9, 2016)


EMU teams up with U of M for Best Buddies Walk [CMU]

The Eastern Echo (Apr. 9, 2016)


Islamic scholar Mattson to speak at SVSU for Akbar Lecture

Midland Daily News (Apr. 11, 2016)


News Briefs: Professor will discuss men's role in feminism [GVSU]

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Apr. 13, 2016)


David Pilgrim Offers "Jim Crow" Lecture On History Of Racism [FSU]

The Bottom Line [MD] (Apr. 13, 2016)


Local students take part in SVSU Alternative Breaks program

Midland Daily News (Apr. 14, 2016)


Beer and bugs on bar's menu for Wayne State event

Detroit Metro Time (Apr. 14, 2016)


U-M class to join Ferndale to help city solve problems

Detroit Free Press (Apr. 15, 2016)


Eastern Michigan Students March For Autism Acceptance

WEMU FM (Apr. 15, 2016)


SVSU students to participate in Global Youth Service Day project

WNEM TV (Apr. 15, 2016)


MSU students, alumni take to the streets

Lansing State Journal (Apr. 16, 2016)


WMU named state's first Purple Heart university

WWMT TV (Apr. 20, 2016)


Transit conference highlights collaboration between GVSU, Rapid

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Apr. 21, 2016)


NMU holds panel to discuss strategies to defeat ISIS

WLUC TV (Apr. 21, 2016)


SVSU students take revitalization ideas to the stage

WJRT TV (Apr. 21, 2016)


Wayne State University athletes show their compassion to the homeless and less fortunate

WXYZ TV (Apr. 22, 2016)


LSSU Hosts Rib Fest in Sault Ste. Marie

WWTV (Apr. 23, 2016)


NMU students raise funds for UPAWS

The Mining Journal (Apr. 24, 2016)


MSU demystifies science through video outreach campaign

WKAR FM (Apr. 25, 2016)


54th District Candidates Debate At Eastern Michigan University

WEMU FM (Apr. 27, 2016)


Super heroes meet kids at Sparrow [SVSU]

WLNS TV (Apr. 29, 2016)


Culture & Placemaking

NOiR mixes fashion and philanthropy with annual show [UM, EMU, CMU]

The Michigan Daily (Apr. 3, 2016)


Grand Rapids exhibit features art, design creations of student veterans [FSU]

WZZM TV (Apr. 6, 2016)


News Briefs: GV to celebrate Native American culture

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Apr. 6, 2016)


Storytellers Showcase reflects on art and oppression [GVSU]

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Apr. 6, 2016)


WMU's 27th annual international festival brought diverse populations together

Western Herald (Apr. 6, 2016)


MSU Night at the Museums makes splash with robotic fish

Lansing State Journal (Apr. 14, 2016)


Central Michigan University to hold dance concert

The Morning Sun (Apr. 20, 2016)


Speaker offers deeper understanding of the Qur'an [SVSU]

Midland Daily News (Apr. 24, 2016)


'The Round House' is Marquette Co. - NMU One Book, One Community selection

WJMN TV (Apr. 27, 2016)


Faculty Perspective & Expertise

Western Michigan University expert says Wisconsin primary loss is bigger for Trump than Clinton

WNWN FM (Apr. 6, 2016)


Pfizer, Allergan pull out of $160B merger, citing tax regulations [WMU]

WWMT TV (Apr. 6, 2016)


Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity [OU]

Quartz (Apr. 10, 2016)


WMU Professor says rising ocean levels could flood major cities

WNWN FM (Apr. 10, 2016)


Boise summit looks to improve college instruction [WSU, MSU]

Idaho Statesman (Apr. 15, 2016)


If Hillary Clinton is running for Obama's 'third term,' she faces these challenges [GVSU]

The Washington Post (Apr. 15, 2016)


Perma-Net? Readers, newspapers at odds over article lifespans [WMU]

Deseret News [UT] (Apr. 19, 2016)


Bathroom bills: yet another attempt to use women as a shield for discrimination [FSU]

Vox (Apr. 20, 2016)


Expert: Charges are to show trio knew conduct was wrong [WSU, UM]

The Detroit News (Apr. 20, 2016)


Police training could be key to solving racial bias [WSU]

Michigan Radio (Apr. 21, 2016)


Don't get caught with your modifiers dangling [UM]

Michigan Radio (Apr. 24, 2016)


Study addicts: Abusing prescription drugs comes at great risk, little reward [CMU]

Central Michigan Life (Apr. 24, 2016)


Spanking children does more harm than good, University of Michigan researchers say

WXYZ TV (Apr. 25, 2016)


Halt expansion of virtual schools because of poor academic results, report says [WMU]

MLive (Apr. 25, 2016)


MDOT, MSU researchers tackle potholes from soil up

Detroit Free Press (Apr. 27, 2016)


Some principals charged with kickbacks faced financial woes [WSU]

Macomb Daily (Apr. 27, 2016)

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