March 10, 2023

In the News

Academic Operations

Extended winter break receives support from U-M students and staff

The Michigan Daily (Mar. 8)

After the Smoke Clears, When Should Classes Resume? [MSU]

Inside Higher Ed (Mar. 10)


Michigan Tech University shares plan to help Finlandia students [NMU]

WLUC TV (Mar. 3)

NMU supporting Finlandia students with guaranteed admission for 2023-2024

WJMN TV (Mar. 3)

Michigan Tech commits to supporting Finlandia students amid closure announcement

WJMN TV (Mar. 3)

NMU offering teach-out plan to Finlandia students / State officials react to closing

The Mining Journal (Mar. 4)

Michigan university founded by Finnish immigrants is closing [MTU]

WILX TV (Mar. 6)

Wayne State, Wayne County Community College partner to allow easier student transfers

Crain’s Detroit Business (Mar. 7)

Economic Development

State taps Ferris State to help recruit talent for surging electric vehicle sector [MSU, MTU, UM]

MLive (Mar. 6)

Space, software innovation along Lake Superior: the U.P. ‘s $105M tech hub [MTU]

MLive (Mar. 6)

Facilities Planning & Campus Improvement

Michigan State plans initial memorial to honor victims of mass shooting

The Detroit News (Mar. 4)

Sustainability goals on schedule at University of Michigan despite built-in hurdles

MLive (Mar. 4)

UM's Detroit Center for Innovation gets a new name, development shakeup

Crain’s Detroit Business (Mar. 6)

University of Michigan unveils new name, plans for Detroit innovation center

The Detroit News (Mar. 6)

Failure to repair parking structure leads to Eastern Michigan issuing default with developer

MLive (Mar. 9)

Federal Policy

Biden’s Budget Calls for $820 Pell Increase

Inside Higher Ed (Mar. 10)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Dynamics

MSU’s fossil fuel investments underperformed the rest, new disclosures show

The State News (Mar. 3)

Higher Education Finance — Institutional Financial Aid

NMU Tuition Advantage to provide students tuition-free access

WJMN TV (Mar. 2)

NMU to offer tuition-free scholarship to qualifying students this fall

WNMU FM (Mar. 6)

Higher Education Finance — Other State Support

CMU, MSU, UM-Flint speak to House on student and campus safety

WILX TV (Mar. 9)

University budget chair calls for higher ed security fund [CMU, MSU, UM-F]

Michigan Radio (Mar. 9)

Institutional Leadership

Now nation's longest-tenured coach, what does Greg Kampe think of retirement? [OU, MSU]

The Detroit News (Mar. 9)

Labor Relations

GVSU students pushing for higher wages on campus

WXMI TV (Mar. 7)

GEO protest interrupts Ono’s inaugural procession route [UM]

The Michigan Daily (Mar. 8)

Leadership Transitions

Santa Ono formally installed as University of Michigan's 15th president

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 7)

‘My dream job’: Santa Ono installed as University of Michigan president

MLive (Mar. 7)

UM president Santa Ono inaugurated during day-long celebration

The Detroit News (Mar. 7)


Santa Ono inaugurated as 15th UMich president

The Michigan Daily (Mar. 8)

Program Delivery

New Ferris State course explores concepts, tools to keep space systems, vehicles secure

Daily News (Mar. 6)

A WMU research team tests a program to help prevent falls among older adults

WMUK TV (Mar. 6)

Ferris State University students sending mini satellite into space as part of new class

MLive (Mar. 9)

Recognitions & Awards

SVSU students and staff take home a combined 14 ADDY creativity awards

MLive (Mar. 7)

Michigan Tech designated as cybersecurity school

UPword (Mar. 8)

Safety & Health

Michigan State University is enhancing safety protocols weeks after a campus shooting

NPR (Mar. 2)

2 more MSU shooting victims discharged from Sparrow Hospital

Lansing State Journal (Mar. 3)

Michigan State shooting victims: Two more students released from hospital

Bridge (Mar. 3)

University of Michigan now offering students 6 free counseling sessions

MLive (Mar. 6)

Family gives update on MSU student injured in shooting

Lansing State Journal (Mar. 6)

Thousands sought counseling resources after MSU shooting [WMU]

Lansing State Journal (Mar. 7)

Michigan State shooting: University lacked security common on other campuses

Bridge (Mar. 8)

A comprehensive look at police response to the MSU mass shooting

The State News (Mar. 9)

MSU shooting: Rampage over in 8 minutes, timeline shows

Bridge (Mar. 10)

Police release Michigan State University gunman's note: 'Why do people hate me?'

Detroit Free Press (Mar. 10)

Workforce Alignment

LSA Opportunity Hub offers free headshots to U-M students

The Michigan Daily (Mar. 7)


Livengood: Michigan's knowledge economy takes back seat behind factory labor [UM, WSU]

The Detroit News (Mar. 5)

Opinion | Extract Michigan’s raw materials to boost our EV future [MTU]

Bridge (Mar. 6)

State and National Reports
Michigan in Context

Boosting Michigan FAFSA completion with a state-wide mandate [PDF]

The Institute for College Access & Success (March 2023)

The Dean's List
The Lighter Side of the News

WMU plant breaking barriers, reaching new heights

WXMI TV (Mar. 3)

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