February 2, 2017
Economic Development - Innovation & Entrepreneurialism

Flint Podcasting Company's new home at Audio Alley [UM-F]

WJRT TV (Jan. 6, 2017)


CMU considers grad program in entrepreneurial transactions

MiBiz (Jan. 8, 2017)


UM students' app brings discounts to users, supports local businesses

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 10, 2017)


Top universities for working with most innovative firms [UM]

Times Higher Education (Jan. 11, 2017)


Ski-snowshoe hybrid ready for purchase, as NMU students run the company

WLUC TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


Original cheese lights now available for purchase [NMU]

WLUC TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


University of Utah named the best school in the country for aspiring entrepreneurs [UM]

The Deseret News [UT] (Jan. 18, 2017)


University of Michigan fills void Pfizer left in Ann Arbor a decade ago

MLive (Jan. 29, 2017)


Economic Development - Research, Development & Technology Transfer

U-M study shows benefits of Michigan expanding Medicaid [MSU]

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 4, 2017)


Study: Medicaid expansion gives $2.3B boost to Michigan [UM]

The Detroit News (Jan. 4, 2017)


Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index bounces back [WSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 4, 2017)


Economic mobility in America lower than we thought, study says [UM]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 6, 2017)


Stryker expansion builds on Southwest Michigan's life sciences corridor [WMU]

MiBiz (Jan. 8, 2017)


French self-driving shuttles make North American debut at Mcity [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 8, 2017)


Denso opens R&D lab at University of Michigan [UM-D]

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 10, 2017)


Dogs at work are morale-boosting perk at some Twin Cities nonprofits [CMU]

Minneapolis StarTribune (Jan. 10, 2017)


From MSU, a self-driving car that handles Michigan winters

Lansing State Journal (Jan. 11, 2017)


Kettering University, MSU on display at NAIAS

WJRT TV (Jan. 12, 2017)


Michigan Tech partners in energy reduction initiative

WJMN TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


CMU professors study selfies

WJRT TV (Jan. 17, 2017)


Pennsylvania to work with Ohio, Michigan on self-driving vehicle work [UM]

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Jan. 17, 2017)


UM addressing Detroit poverty with initiative

The Detroit News (Jan. 17, 2017)


University of Michigan projects to address poverty

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 17, 2017)


UM consumer survey shows wide partisan gap post-Trump

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 20, 2017)


When robots take more and more jobs, how will humans get paid? [UM]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 23, 2017)


Ironwood city commissioners to tour industrial park [MTU]

The Daily Globe (Jan. 25, 2017)


GVSU economist predicts slower growth for upcoming year

WXMI TV (Jan. 26, 2017)


Consumer sentiment index hits 98.5 in January vs estimate of 98.1 [UM]

CNBC (Jan. 27, 2017)


Consumer Sentiment Notches New Decade-Long High [UM]

The Wall Street Journal (Jan. 27, 2017)


IPFW mastodon bones headed to University of Michigan for research

WANE TV [IN] (Jan. 30, 2017)


Mastodon to Michigan

The Journal Gazette [IN] (Jan. 30, 2017)


WMU professor Dr. Jacqueline Eng featured in new PBS documentary

Western Herald (Jan. 30, 2017)


West Michigan groups concerned arts funding could be slashed under Trump [MTU, GVSU]

MLive (Jan. 30, 2017)


Environmental & Agricultural Sustainability

Birds get a boost from Michigan findings on cell phone tower hazards [CMU]

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 2, 2017)


New questions about wolves on Isle Royale as study enters its 59th year [MTU]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 3, 2017)


Lake Climate Projection: MTU researcher developing Great Lakes climate model

The Daily Mining Gazette (Jan. 4, 2017)


Grand Valley State University's sustainability impact totals $250M

Holland Sentinel (Jan. 5, 2017)


Talkin' trout [NMU]

The Mining Journal (Jan. 6, 2017)


MSU Extension field crops webinar offered

Escanaba Daily Press (Jan. 6, 2017)


Michigan State graduate buys livable but tiny Sparty's Cabin

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Jan. 7, 2017)


MTU professor joins scientists opposing hunt

The Daily Mining Gazette (Jan. 14, 2017)


Saving big: GVSU sustainability programs contributed $250 million to local economy in 2015

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 15, 2017)


Pileated woodpecker shows up in Dearborn after 100-year absence [UM-D]

Dearborn Press & Guide (Jan. 18, 2017)


GVSU named bicycle friendly university

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 18, 2017)


MTU joins REMADE Institute

WBUP TV (Jan. 18, 2017)


'Tiny solar house' moving off the grid from Ann Arbor to northern Michigan site

MLive (Jan. 22, 2017)


GVSU student to host climate change forum

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 22, 2017)


Zero-Waste Challenge at NMU-MTU games

WJMN TV (Jan. 24, 2017)


Toilet at University of Michigan helps convert urine to fertilizer

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 24, 2017)


Liquid Gold: University of Michigan takes on urine recycling

WXYZ TV (Jan. 25, 2017)


Michigan State University using National Science Foundation grant to investigate hydropower

Hydroworld (Jan. 26, 2017)


Ogemaw County Commissioners Approve Millage for MSU Extension

WWTV TV (Jan. 26, 2017)


Flint Water Crisis

Presidential report calls for increased testing to ensure drinking water safety [UM]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 3, 2017)


State drops plan for invitation-only town hall on Flint water crisis [UM-F, WSU]

MLive (Jan. 4, 2017)


Everything you need to know about the Flint water town hall [UM-F]

MLive (Jan. 11, 2017)


MSU gets $500,000 grant to develop Flint registry

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 13, 2017)


State grants $500,000 for registry of Flint residents exposed to tainted water [MSU]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 14, 2017)


Schuette backs getting bottled water delivered in Flint [WSU]

The Detroit News (Jan. 17, 2017)


Social Impact Challenge to move in light of partnership with UM-Flint [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 19, 2017)


Construction begins on state-of-the-art early childhood center in Flint [UM-F]

MLive (Jan. 23, 2017)


Health Care

OU professor awarded $400k to research infectious diseases

The Oakland Press (Jan. 3, 2017)


Personality test suggests best traits for medical school [OU]

CBC News [Canada] (Jan. 4, 2017)


Zebrafish might hold key to fighting leukemia [WSU]

Sentinel Source [NH] (Jan. 4, 2017)


Scientists Discover New Drug That Stops the Spread of 90% of Melanoma Cells [MSU]

Yahoo! (Jan. 4, 2017)


Sheriff, researcher explain impact of immigration raids on communities and law enforcement [UM]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 5, 2017)


Beaumont offering winter program for cancer survivors in Warren [OU]

Macomb Daily (Jan. 6, 2017)


How HRT can liven up a woman's sex life: Study shows those in committed relationships who use the therapy have higher levels of libido and satisfaction [OU]

The Daily Mail [UK] (Jan. 6, 2017)


Pioneering study images activity in fetal brains [WSU]

Science (Jan. 9, 2017)


Helping universities combat depression with mobile technology [MSU]

The Conversation (Jan. 12, 2017)


Medical costs for heart disease higher in West Michigan than Detroit [GVSU]

MLive (Jan. 13, 2017)


DMC cardiologist pioneers system to treat pulmonary embolisms [WSU]

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 15, 2017)


Stop Wasting Tears: Scientists Use Tears To Assess Vitamin Deficiencies In the Body [MTU]

Counsel & Heal (Jan. 16, 2017)


For pregnant women using drugs, a new type of intervention [WSU]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 16, 2017)


Hypertensive emergency remains rare in U.S. emergency departments [WSU]

Cardiovascular Business (Jan. 16, 2017)


Eisenhower graduate receives prostate cancer research grant [WSU]

The Source (Jan. 16, 2017)


Cycling for a cure? Gran Fondo supports promising MSU research on melanoma

MiBiz (Jan. 22, 2017)


Research forum celebrates College of Medicine accomplishments [CMU]

Central Michigan Life (Jan. 24, 2017)


CMU students partner with Thumb clinics

Huron Daily Tribune (Jan. 26, 2017)


UM study digs deep for healthiest exercise regimen

The Detroit News (Jan. 27, 2017)


UM researchers awarded for using Big Data in medical studies

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 29, 2017)


GVSU, telemedicine provider partner to help physician assistant students learn virtual care

MLive (Jan. 30, 2017)


$8.4M grant will extend MSU researcher's malaria study

Lansing State Journal (Jan. 31, 2017)


K-12 Outreach

EMU Takes A 'Hands On' Approach To STEM Education

WEMU FM (Jan. 6, 2017)


School During Vacation: Students enjoy summer youth program at Tech

The Daily Mining Gazette (Jan. 18, 2017)


Third annual high school short story prize opens for high school students [LSSU]

WLUC TV (Jan. 20, 2017)


PWPL Story Hour, presented by NMU students, promotes early literacy

WLUC TV (Jan. 22, 2017)


Students to debate treatment of prisoners, other ethical dilemmas

MLive (Jan. 24, 2017)


Global Outreach

NMU group returns from New Zealand

WLUC TV (Jan. 19, 2017)


GVSU students create solar system to help African hospital combat power outages

MLive (Jan. 20, 2017)


Pondicherry University signs pact with U.S. varsity [MSU]

The Hindu [India] (Jan. 25, 2017)


Michigan State grant helping restore Haitian agriculture

Macomb Daily (Jan. 25, 2017)


MSU lands nearly $2M grant to help feed Haiti

WLNS TV (Jan. 25, 2017)


Public Safety & Veteran Outreach

U-M anthropologist to examine mummified remains from Detroit garage

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 2, 2017)


MTU Outdoor Adventure Program teaches first responder skills

WLUC TV (Jan. 3, 2017)


NMU receives grant for motorcycle safety

WJMN TV (Jan. 9, 2017)


MTU's nationally ranked ROTC Program does cross country skiing for fun

WLUC TV (Jan. 19, 2017)


Cybersecurity training center to open Tuesday at Wayne State in Warren

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 23, 2017)


WSU opens 'Cyber Range Hub' at Warren center

The Detroit News (Jan. 24, 2017)


Army Military Police give K-9 demonstration to NMU students

WJMN TV (Jan. 30, 2017)


Civic Engagement & Education

Library makerspaces help communities tap into joy of creativity [UM]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 2, 2017)


Wayne State project on 1967 Detroit riot crossed generations

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 2, 2017)


Wayne State University releases list of words for revival [LSSU]

WOOD TV (Jan. 3, 2017)


Patmos patrons looking for more of everything at the Jamestown library [GVSU]

MLive (Jan. 7, 2017)


Teach-in examines effects possibilities of a sanctuary campus [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 11, 2017)


Vatican astronomer to visit public museum to commemorate Apollo 1 anniversary [GVSU]

MLive (Jan. 11, 2017)


Special Olympians prepare for basketball invitational [LSSU]

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Jan. 12, 2017)


Track & field sprinter Allyson Felix to give keynote at WSU's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. tribute

WXYZ TV (Jan. 13, 2017)


Michigan College Democrats and Republicans reflect on 2017 plans following Trump victory

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 12, 2017)


Michigan health forecast for 2017 [GVSU]

WGVU FM (Jan. 16, 2017)


'Hidden Figures' author to speak at UM

The Detroit News (Jan. 17, 2017)


New MSU Extension hire shares enthusiasm about nutrition programs

Iosco County News-Herald (Jan. 18, 2017)


OLLI founding director reflects on SVSU program for retirees

Midland Daily News (Jan. 22, 2017)


MSU's Midland STEM Center to host stargazing event

Midland Daily News (Jan. 22, 2017)


Quick hits: John Keating to speak at GVSU

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 25, 2017)


DIA begins screening home movies collected for 'Detroit '67' project [WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 25, 2017)


Trayvon Martin's mother to speak in Kalamazoo [WMU]

MLive (Jan. 26, 2017)


Area Business, Community Leaders Looking To Meet Future Transportation Needs [UM, SVSU]

WSGW AM (Jan. 27, 2017)


Africa Week starts in Flint ahead of Black History Month [UM-F]

MLive (Jan. 29, 2017)


Dr. Mae Jemison, first black female astronaut, to speak at MSU

Lansing State Journal (Jan. 31, 2017)


Student & Faculty Service

Insight into Alternative Spring Break 2017 [OU]

The Oakland Post (Jan. 17, 2017)


Making an impact [GVSU]

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 29, 2017)


GVSU students save young woman's life after fiery car crash

WXMI TV (Jan. 30, 2017)


Special: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations

Bike ride commemorates Martin Luther King's historic Detroit march [WSU]

C&G Newspapers (Jan. 6, 2017)


Annual dinner set to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [UM-F]

MLive (Jan. 7, 2017)


GVSU to host national speakers for MLK Jr. week

Holland Sentinel (Jan. 9, 2017)


GVSU to host nationally recognized journalists for discussion

Holland Sentinel (Jan. 10, 2017)


Library to host panel with civil rights activists on MLK Day [OU]

C&G Newspapers (Jan. 11, 2017)


MLK holiday events in Metro Detroit [OU, UM, WSU]

The Detroit News (Jan. 11, 2017)


WSW: The Legacy of Martin Luther King: Learning And Action [WMU]

WMUK FM (Jan. 12, 2017)


EMU kicks off MLK Day celebrations with commemorative march

The Eastern Echo (Jan. 15, 2017)


NMU honors MLK

WLUC TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


NMU students spend MLK Day serving their community

WLUC TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


Alma College, CMU students honor Dr. King

The Morning Sun (Jan. 16, 2017)


UM-Flint students clean up Harvesting Earth Farm on MLK Day

WJRT TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


Central Michigan University Students March To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

WWTV TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


Saginaw MLK Day speaker calls on people to move King's vision forward [CMU, SVSU]

MLive (Jan. 16, 2017)


Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. [WMU]

WWMT TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


'Smallest Freedom Fighter' Sheyann Webb-Christburg to visit Sault [LSSU]

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Jan. 17, 2017)


Living the 'dream:' GV to honor MLK Jr., serve local community

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 18, 2017)


Holder to speak at SVSU

The Valley Vanguard (Jan. 22, 2017)


Over 1,000 people attend Teach-In to explore difficult dialogue [GVSU]

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 22, 2017)


Former U.S. Attorney General speaks at SVSU

WJRT TV (Jan. 25, 2017)


Holder speaks at SVSU

Midland Daily News (Jan. 25, 2017)


Culture & Placemaking

Hiberna Flores at Oakland University now through February 19

WXYZ TV (Jan. 7, 2017)


Students create music from nature data [MTU]

The Olympian [WA] (Jan. 7, 2017)


New Residential College play depicts first female UM students

The Michigan Daily (Jan. 8, 2017)


GVSU journalism student creates photo exhibit of life in Oman

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 8, 2017)


Wayne State's Detroit Revitalization Fellows program to open application process

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 13, 2017)


U of M-D's Berkowitz Gallery to host European print exhibit

Dearborn Press & Guide (Jan. 19, 2017)


LSSU holds student fiction contest

Sault Star [Canada] (Jan. 19, 2017)


GVSU students create drag exhibition and series of events

Grand Valley Lanthorn (Jan. 22, 2017)


Fringe Festival presented at NMU

The Mining Journal (Jan. 23, 2017)


NY Philharmonic president quits for University of Michigan

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 24, 2017)


New York Philharmonic President to Step Down [UM]

The New York Times (Jan. 24, 2017)


Grand Valley Professor translating the classics

WGVU FM (Jan. 24, 2017)


NMU theater students complete capstone project during the Fringe Festival

WLUC TV (Jan. 25, 2017)


Call goes out for fourth 5x7 Art Show submissions [LSSU]

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (Jan. 25, 2017)


Best of the best: 5 fun things to do Jan. 26-Feb. 1 [WSU]

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 25, 2017)


SVSU 'Intercultural Night' set for Friday evening

MLive (Jan. 26, 2017)


Backstage Jazz celebrates '50 Years of Jazz' at Michigan Tech

WLUC TV (Jan. 26, 2017)


Reviving the Anishinaabemowim language [NMU]

WBUP TV (Jan. 26, 2017)


Jazz Weekend will feature students, faculty and international percussionist [CMU]

Central Michigan Life (Jan. 27, 2017)


Fringe Fest: The 'Proof' is in the performance [NMU]

The Mining Journal (Jan. 27, 2017)


NMU art students exhibit works in Escanaba at Bonifas Arts Center

WLUC TV (Jan. 29, 2017)


Free memberships start today at U-M art museum

The Detroit News (Jan. 30, 2017)


Faculty Perspective & Expertise

Michigan's minimum wage increase by the numbers [GVSU]

WOOD TV (Jan. 3, 2017)


Why one Michigan Muslim is urging a more nuanced view of Trump's base [WSU]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 3, 2017)


Michigan's economic axis tilts west [GVSU, UM, MSU, UM-F]

Crain's Detroit Business (Jan. 5, 2017)


Why we aren't ready for self-driving cars - yet [UM]

Detroit Free Press (Jan. 7, 2017)


13 U-M law faculty join 1,400 against Jeff Sessions as attorney general

MLive (Jan. 9, 2017)


Ferris State University Professor Discusses Obama Farewell Address

WWTV TV (Jan. 10, 2017)


Will Trump's business plans avoid presidential conflicts of interest? [WSU]

The Guardian [UK] (Jan. 11, 2017)


Life Without Money in Detroit's Survival Economy [WSU]

Bloomberg (Jan. 12, 2017)


Obama not slipping away quietly from presidency [GVSU]

Hot Springs Sentinel-Record [AR] (Jan. 12, 2017)


Dominion Virginia Power sets plan for emergency blackouts [MTU]

Daily Press [VA] (Jan. 13, 2017)


More expensive than ever to raise a child, says USDA [MSU, NMU]

WLUC TV (Jan. 16, 2017)


WSW: "Not A Hoax" Not Good Enough For WMU Climate Change Action Group

WMUK FM (Jan. 19, 2017)


MSU economist: B.C. should diversify, push education

Battle Creek Enquirer (Jan. 20, 2017)


MTU prof speaks on U.S.-Russia relations

The Daily Mining Gazette (Jan. 21, 2017)


Trump inaugural address first ever to "declare war on the establishment" of both parties [GVSU]

Michigan Radio (Jan. 24, 2017)


Investing in today's stock market [NMU]

WLUC TV (Jan. 24, 2017)


Bay Mills, Snyder continue litigation over casino operations [MSU]

Petoskey News-Review (Jan. 24, 2017)


Trump tackles free trade, GVSU economist explains impact on West Michigan

WZZM TV (Jan. 26, 2017)


Going for the Save: Archivists Caution Trump Administration Against Destroying Records, History [WSU]

WDET FM (Jan. 26, 2017)


Working to Preserve History in the Trump Era [WSU]

WDET FM (Jan. 26, 2017)


Affordable Care Act more essential in rural areas, which face suffering [UM]

Bridge Magazine (Jan. 27, 2017)


Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court [MSU, UM, WSU]

The Detroit News (Jan. 31, 2017)


In bid to eliminate state income tax, fears of another Kansas [MSU, UM]

Bridge Magazine (Jan. 31, 2017)
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