November 1, 2016
Economic Development - Innovation & Entrepreneurialism

U-M prof trash talks Silicon Valley model, but likes Detroit

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 2, 2016)


Flint organizations get $2.5M in fed grants to spur economic growth [UM-F]

MLive (Oct. 3, 2016)


Expansion of WMU BTR Park gets federal funds

MiBiz (Oct. 4, 2016)


MTU students pitch innovate business proposals to community

WLUC TV (Oct. 6, 2016)


GVSU student wins $1,000 for tiny home project

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 6, 2016)


MSU student launches revolutionary drone design

WLNS TV (Oct. 6, 2016)


Elegus Technologies creates joint venture with state battery companies [UM]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 6, 2016)


More facts than fear: Michigan concussions effort may alter football [UM]

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 6, 2016)


RetroSense to be honored at TechTown awards program for $60 million sale [WSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 12, 2016)


Q&A: Tom Lyons, Director, Michigan State University Product Center

MiBiz (Oct. 16, 2016)


UM-managed Train the Trainers program gets $200,000 grant

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


Loan program for EMU employees boosts home ownership around campus

MLive (Oct. 20, 2016)


People present innovative ideas for a chance to win $5,000 [GVSU]

WOOD TV (Oct. 20, 2016)


Birmingham occupational therapist launches treatment for balance problems [OU]

The Oakland Press (Oct. 20, 2016)


Maker, co-working spaces offer small businesses a place to incubate [WSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 30, 2016)


Startups pick Michigan, where the engineers are [UM, MSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 31, 2016)


Economic Development - Research, Development & Technology Transfer

UM sets record for industry licenses

The Detroit News (Oct. 3, 2016)


UM launches research initiative for exercise, sports science

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 3, 2016)


Lake State awaits arrival of NMR instrument

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Oct. 3, 2016)


New University of Michigan initiative takes aim at poverty in America

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 5, 2016)


Southeast Michigan purchasing index slides in September [WSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 5, 2016)


New Tool Provides Localized Solar Weather Forecasts [UM] (Oct. 7, 2016)


Scientists and volunteers unearth Ice Age mastodon in Michigan [UM]

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 8, 2016)


Researchers at the University of Michigan found a new dwarf planet

Astronomy Magazine (Oct. 11, 2016)


Study: Baby boomers don't work harder than younger generations [WSU]

UPI (Oct. 11, 2016)


Highschoolers on a QUEST at NMU

WBUP TV (Oct. 14, 2016)


Chinese firm to invest $27 million at UM to boost driverless vehicle research

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 17, 2016)


Chinese firm gives UM $27M for autonomous car research

The Detroit News (Oct. 18, 2016)


UM discovery DeeDee may be newest dwarf planet

The Detroit News (Oct. 20, 2016)


Study: $62M generated by John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids Public Museum annually [GVSU]

WSSM TV (Oct. 18, 2016)


First applied Medical Devices Institute comes to GVSU

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 26, 2016)


MSU's Spartan barley ready for beer brewing

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 26, 2016)


MTU: changing behavior may change the climate

WJMN TV (Oct. 26, 2016)


An Invisibility Cloak for the Non-Magical World? [MTU]

Photonics (Oct. 26, 2016)


Michigan Tech professor helps discover new mineral

WJMN TV (Oct. 28, 2016)


Geological mapping could spur economic development, protect water quality [WMU]

MiBiz (Oct. 30, 2016)


MSU, local partners leverage medical research dollars for regional growth

MiBiz (Oct. 30, 2016)


Environmental Sustainability

Old bikes get recycled into burgeoning rental programs [MSU, UM, WMU, GVSU]

Lansing City Pulse (Oct. 7, 2016)


Lake Superior project seeks sustainability [NMU]

WLUC TV (Oct. 12, 2016)


GVSU faculty member named Energy Engineer of the Year

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 12, 2016)


Senators seek information on NSF's Great Lakes Research priorities [MTU, UM]

WLUC TV (Oct. 14, 2016)


WSU students look at groundwater and Lake St. Clair

The Times Herald (Oct. 15, 2016)


Want a solar-powered house? U-M has one up for bid

MLive (Oct. 16, 2016)


Repurposed lab cabinetry to save millions for University of Michigan

Woodworking Network (Oct. 21, 2016)


GVSU named as green college by Princeton Review

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 23, 2016)


Is it cheaper to get a solar energy system? [NMU]

WLUC TV (Oct. 24, 2016)


Michigan's Newest Dirty Job: Wetland Monitoring [CMU]

WMUK FM (Oct. 26, 2016)


Warmer weather means longer growing season for wine grapes [MSU]

Lansing City Pulse (Oct. 28, 2016)


Flint Water Crisis

Professors and students develop app to detect contaminated lead pipes in Flint [UM-F, UM]

The Michigan Daily (Oct. 9, 2016)


Three Michigan universities researching the water filters in Flint [UM, WSU, MSU]

Michigan Radio (Oct. 12, 2016)


Legionella bacteria found in some Flint homes [WSU, MSU, UM]

The Detroit News (Oct. 19, 2016)


How philanthropic dollars are helping Flint [UM-F]

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


Health Care

$4.8 million grant to help Michigan researchers study environment's impact on child development [MSU, UM, WSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 2, 2016)


Metro, U-M Health System plan opens doors to new services in GR

MiBiz (Oct. 2, 2016)


OU to join Auburn Hills in senior physical therapy study

The Oakland Press (Oct. 7, 2016)


NMU develops U of M research fellowship

The North Wind (Oct. 12, 2016)


Eisenbergs donate $10.75 million to UM Depression Center

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 19, 2016)


Iconic University of Michigan Building Will Host World Polio Day Event Tonight

WEMU FM (Oct. 23, 2016)


GVSU grant to boost nurse training, combat shortage

WOOD TV (Oct. 24, 2016)


UM doctors get $1.4M state grant to probe opioids

The Detroit News (Oct. 24, 2016)


OU to offer free HIV/AIDS and syphilis screenings

The Oakland Press (Oct. 26, 2016)


Leapfrog survey: Michigan hospitals improve in patient safety [UM]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 31, 2016)


MSU College of Human Medicine names Mazzuchi scholarship recipients

WLUC TV (Oct. 31, 2016)


K-12 Outreach

Middle school girls learn computer programming through class at Michigan Tech

WLUC TV (Oct. 2, 2016)


University of Michigan Wins $5 Million Grant to Study Common Core

Campus Technology (Oct. 6, 2016)


OU gets $5 million for STEM research in Alabama

The Oakland Press (Oct. 6, 2016)


Nine things you need to know about the new Pontiac Parent University [OU]

The Oakland Press (Oct. 6, 2016)


NMU to host students for leadership workshops

WJMN TV (Oct. 17, 2016)


Grand Rapids celebrates $10M Super School victory with XQ CEO [GVSU, FSU]

MLive (Oct. 19, 2016)


Michigan's top environmental, outdoor educators honored [MTU]

WLUC TV (Oct. 20, 2016)


Students have hands-on learning at MCC's Auto STEAM Days [OU]

Macomb Daily (Oct. 20, 2016)


'Bright Futures' a hit at Franklin Middle School [EMU]

Hometown Life (Oct. 21, 2016)


MSU is now a training site for students with disabilities

Lansing State Journal (Oct. 25, 2016)


USA students, parents focus on science [SVSU]

Huron Daily Tribune (Oct. 25, 2016)


Lessening the Digital Divide: NMU partners with K-12 schools

WLUC TV (Oct. 28, 2016)


GVSU engineering students create Halloween costumes for children in power mobility devices

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 31, 2016)


Public Safety & Veteran Outreach

Investigation now closed following the recovery of missing boater's bodies [MTU]

WLUC TV (Oct. 4, 2016)


U-M law school gets $250K grant to reexamine shaken-baby cases

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 6, 2016)


Michigan Tech students carry the burden of PTSD at memorial ruck

WLUC TV (Oct. 8, 2016)


Snyder announces new cybersecurity education initiative [WSU, CMU, NMU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 17, 2016)


Snyder backs new cybersecurity education program [CMU, NMU, WSU]

The Detroit News (Oct. 17, 2016)


Forensic anthropology facility in the works at NMU

WNMU FM (Oct. 18, 2016)


Grand Rapids 'ecstatic' after 1,300 apply for police recruit slots [GVSU]

MLive (Oct. 19, 2016)


WMU-Cooley clinic commemorates Wrongful Conviction Day with hope for compensation

Grand Rapids Legal News (Oct. 19, 2016)


GVSU panel examines impact of police brutality

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 23, 2016)


Major grant benefits WMU's Wrongful Conviction Program

WOOD TV (Oct. 26, 2016)


Fire inspector Maddox graduates from EMU's Fire Staff & Command

The Monroe News (Oct. 29, 2016)


NMU to hold conference event

The Mining Journal (Oct. 30, 2016)


Civic Engagement & Education

French Heritage Day brings artifacts and history to the UP [NMU]

WLUC TV (Oct. 2, 2016)


SVSU lecture series lineup includes Supreme Court politics, science of medicine

Midland Daily News (Oct. 1, 2016)


From open books to Open Hands: Three OU students help Royal Oak food pantry

The Oakland Press (Oct. 4, 2016)


NMU, TV6 team up for candidate forum

WLUC TV (Oct. 5, 2016)


MSU initiates school-to-work program aimed at youth with disabilities

WLNS TV (Oct. 5, 2016)


Internship opportunity gives students chance to head to the workforce [MSU]

WLNS TV (Oct. 5, 2016)


Racist Memorabilia Teaches Awareness at Jim Crow Museum [FSU]

Indian Country Today Media Network (Oct. 8, 2016)


Activist groups work to combat barriers to student voting [CMU, MSU, WMU]

Central Michigan Life (Oct. 9, 2016)


Oakland University to launch Women's Leadership Institute

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 9, 2016)


Turkish Consul General visits NMU

WLUC TV (Oct. 11, 2016)


OU announces Holly Robinson Peete as MLK Day speaker

The Oakland Press (Oct. 12, 2016)


Author to participate in sessions at Michigan Tech

WJMN TV (Oct. 13, 2016)


Eastern Michigan University workshop to focus on digital marketing

MLive (Oct. 15, 2016)


National climate expert and veteran to speak at CMU and MMCC

The Morning Sun (Oct. 16, 2016)


State education panel to start 'listening tour' in Grand Rapids [GVSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Oct. 17, 2016)


Editor of International Bestseller Speaks at UM-Dearborn

The Michigan Journal (Oct. 17, 2016)


Climate change expert to speak at CMU

Midland Daily News (Oct. 18, 2016)


Pleger named to 21st Century Economy Commission [LSSU, CMU]

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Oct. 18, 2016)


Ryan Sallans to speak on campus [OU]

The Oakland Post (Oct. 18, 2016)


Women's Leadership Institute kicks off with conference [OU]

The Oakland Post (Oct. 18, 2016)


Forum panel criticizes tactics in extremist fight [WSU]

The Detroit News (Oct. 19, 2016)


Author Even Thomas to speak at Blanchard Forum at MSU

WSYM TV (Oct. 24, 2016)


EMU Center for Multicultural Affairs discusses cultural appropriation of Halloween costumes

The Eastern Echo (Oct. 24, 2016)


World-famous Michio Kaku gives lecture on campus [SVSU]

The Valley Vanguard (Oct. 25, 2016)


Bay City couple lead SVSU group on bike tour

Midland Daily News (Oct. 26, 2016)


Lessening the Digital Divide: NMU's LTE Network

WLUC TV (Oct. 26, 2016)


'History Comes Alive' this fall and winter at Oakland University

The News-Herald (Oct. 27, 2016)


Wayne Law event looks to the future

Macomb Legal News (Oct. 28, 2016)


WSU students uncover Corktown neighborhood

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 29, 2016)


Islamophobia panel combats stereotypes at GVSU

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 30, 2016)


University releases plans for bicentennial celebration [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Oct. 30, 2016)


College produces panel on immigrants and refugees [GVSU]

Grand Rapids Business Journal (Oct. 31, 2016)


Student Service and Outreach

Angel Wings celebrates 10 years of community service with hopes of expansion [CMU]

Central Michigan Life (Oct. 2, 2016)


College students to push bathtub 165 miles across Upper Peninsula [LSSU, NMU, MTU]

MLive (Oct. 4, 2016)


GVSU chapters raise more than $200,000 for charity

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Oct. 5, 2016)


Books for a Benefit strives to improve literacy in low-income areas [UM-D, WSU, MSU]

Dearborn Press & Guide (Oct. 11, 2016)


KTE works to break the silence of domestic violence [SVSU]

The Valley Vanguard (Oct. 18, 2016)


Students to participate in Make a Difference Day [OU]

The Oakland Post (Oct. 18, 2016)


Game balls headed from Ann Arbor to East Lansing in honor of Spartan student [MSU, UM]

MLive (Oct. 28, 2016)


14th annual Battle of the Valleys to kick off Sunday night {SVSU, GVSU]

The Valley Vanguard (Oct. 29, 2016)


Culture & Placemaking

'Ash vs. Evil Dead' cast has bloody good time at MSU screening

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 2, 2016)


MSU's 'Punk Rock' - millennials rebel against gun violence

Lansing State Journal (Oct. 2, 2016)


New play explores emigration and family [NMU]

WBUP TV (Oct. 4, 2016)


MSU: Art with a message in the Red Cedar River

WLNS TV (Oct. 6, 2016)


Radio's LGBTQ Youth Program Announces Bureau at Michigan State University

Between the Lines (Oct. 6, 2016)


World record set in Kalamazoo for most marriage-vow renewals [WMU]

MLive (Oct. 8, 2016)


$5K award for sustainability goes to first-time ArtPrize artist at KCAD [FSU]

MLive (Oct. 8, 2016)


Pride Week being held at Michigan Tech

WNMU FM (Oct. 9, 2016)


Shouldice Library welcomes Michigan author Patricia Majher [LSSU]

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Oct. 14, 2016)


Students at NMU, Manistique High School featured in Sunday's concert

WLUC TV (Oct. 19, 2016)


How a CMU professor turned old photographs into an LGBTQ perspective

Central Michigan Life (Oct. 19, 2016)


Food taster at NMU planned

The Mining Journal (Oct. 26, 2016)


Explorative jazz artist Steve Rush returns to Edgefest [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Oct. 26, 2016)


'Heaven Was Detroit' book takes expansive look at city's music [WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 27, 2016)


Syrian Trio To Play Michigan Festival of Sacred Music [WMU]

WMUK FM (Oct. 27, 2016)


Native American Heritage Month at NMU

The Mining Journal (Oct. 28, 2016)


Award-winning writer to visit college's Young Authors Festival [UM-D]

The Press & Guide (Oct. 31, 2016)


DIA, Free Press seek your home movies for '1967 Detroit' project [WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 31, 2016)


Tech celebrates Diwali Night

The Daily Mining Gazette (Oct. 31, 2016)


Faculty Perspective & Expertise

This election season, don't panic about Supreme Court [WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 2, 2016)


Detroit school lawsuit: Does U.S. Constitution guarantee literacy? [WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Oct. 2, 2016)


CMU Experts Say Michigan Is An Important State For Campaigning

WWTV TV (Oct. 3, 2016)


Black lives matter and so do black votes [WSU]

The Detroit News (Oct. 3, 2016)


Fungus, wind turbines, habitat loss threaten Mich. bats [EMU]

The Detroit News (Oct. 10, 2016)


Literacy lawsuit draws questions, call for investment [UM, WSU]

The Detroit News (Oct. 11, 2016)


MSU art historian publishes book on notable local architecture

WKAR FM (Oct. 11, 2016)


Nobel Prizes show that the biggest innovations are happening at molecular level [UM]

Michigan Radio (Oct. 13, 2016)


'The blacks,' 'the gays,' 'the Muslims' - linguists explain one of Donald Trump's most unusual speech tics [EMU]

Business Insider (Oct. 17, 2016)


Use of informants in Muslim enclaves sparks concern [WSU]

USA Today (Oct. 17, 2016)


Jessica Heeringa and Baby Kate: Why 'no body' murder cases are difficult [WSU]

MLive (Oct. 20, 2016)


NASA photos show Hurricane Matthew's damage to Haiti from space [GVSU]

San Antonio Express-News (Oct. 19, 2016)


PennDOT backtracks on denial of atheist's vanity plate request [WSU]

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Oct. 20, 2016)


WSW: Is Michigan Still A Battle Ground State?

WMUK FM (Oct. 27, 2016)


Three prison reform ideas drawing bipartisan support [UM]

Michigan Radio (Oct. 27, 2016)


How Michigan's Muslims can stop Trump [WSU]

The Detroit News (Oct. 31, 2016)

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