August 1, 2018
Michigan's 15 public universities are pleased to share the following news items with you. Stewardship is a monthly update on various activities our universities are engaged in that enrich their communities, regions, and the state of Michigan.

Economic Development - Research, Tech Transfer, & Innovation

Multimillion-dollar research center addresses construction challenges [WMU]

WMU News (July 17, 2018)


LSSU breaks ground on research center

The Sault News (July 21, 2018)


Michigan Makes A New Bid To Dominate The Autonomous Age [UM]

Forbes (July 23, 2018)

Environmental & Agricultural Sustainability

University of Michigan study: Rising carbon dioxide levels pose threat to monarch butterflies

WXYZ TV (July 10, 2018)


MSU researchers hope cyanobacteria can make bioplastics more environmentally friendly

Michigan Radio (July 18, 2018)


Study: Line 5 'worst-case' spill would hit 400 miles of Great Lakes shoreline [MTU]

The Detroit News (July 19, 2018)


MSU in East Lansing Partners With Royal Oak's Detroit Zoo to Turn Animal Waste Into Clean Energy

dbusiness (July 20, 2018)


Forty-eight years on an island with wolves [MTU]

Scienceline (July 23, 2018)

Health Care

Pathways to careers: Initiative to improve access for people of color to health care jobs [FSU, GVSU]

MiBiz (July 7, 2018)


$1.54 million NIH grant to identify ways to improve cardiac function in heart failure [WSU]

American Association for the Advancement of Science (July 17, 2018)


Team targets stroke damage [CMU]

CMU News (July 18, 2018)


CMU College of Medicine receives full accreditation

Crain's Detroit Business (July 18, 2018)


Grand Valley, Michigan State partner to help solve physician shortage

MLive (July 23, 2018)

K-12 Outreach

Northern Michigan University hosts career exploration summer camps

WLUC TV (July 10, 2018)


Project Upward Bound students explore sciences at OU under auspices of NSF grant

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (July 18, 2018)


SVSU summer camp empowers girls interested in computer, internet technology

Midland Daily News (July 20, 2018)


Detroit area girls get inspired about engineering careers during summer camp at Eastern Michigan University

EMU Today (July 25, 2018)

Public Safety & Veteran Outreach

Two faculty members put a spotlight on Street Outreach Court Detroit [UM-D]

UM-Dearborn News (July 20, 2018)


EMU Police Expands Bicycle Patrol Program

WEMU FM (July 23, 2018)


In a nutshell: Training the next generation of investigators with crime scene models [NMU]

The Mining Journal (July 23, 2018)


Grand Valley State plans to offer free classes to veterans at workplace

MLive (July 23, 2018)

Civic Engagement & Education

Grand Valley plans affordable housing project in Belknap Lookout

MLive (July 16, 2018)


Wayne State president to visit Michigan cities during 500-mile bicycle listening tour

Crain's Detroit Business (July 18, 2018)


Gardeners can score free seeds at this new seed library [UM-D, WSU]

UM-Dearborn News (July 23, 2018)


University partners with city to promote 'shared prosperity' for residents [WMU]

WMU News (July 26, 2018)

Student, Staff, & Faculty Service

Woman helps man with Alzheimer's walking along the road get home [FSU]

WXMI TV (July 9, 2018)

Culture & Placemaking

SVSU art gallery displays former Saginaw Art Museum director's work

Midland Daily News (July 12, 2018)


Historic Cobblestone Manor preserved for Oakland University honors students

The Oakland Press (July 19, 2018)


LSSU to Keep Norris Center Pool Open

WWTV TV (July 24, 2018)

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