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Time to reset tuition? — Inside Higher Ed

Aug. 3, 2017 — As private college sticker prices and tuition discount rates edged ever higher in recent years, there has been much hand-wringing and debate over whether the cost of college has reached a breaking point. Tuition resets were under the microscope Tuesday during a session at the National Association of College and University Business Officers annual meeting. And the debate over the strategy could be easily found at other times during the several-day meeting as well, in other sessions as well as discussions with tuition pricing consultants.

Room to create: Former University of Michigan athlete turns toward the abstract — Goshen News

Aug. 9, 2017 — There was a time for Thomas Pomarico when making a mistake could trigger the wrath of thousands. Death threats. Calls for the long snapper to kill himself. As Pomarico puts it, this “disturbing” fallout from top-tier college football was a weight to work under. The possibility of fan scrutiny and harassment were always a botched play away from the three-year University of Michigan starter. Mistakes today seem more like happy accidents for the South Bend artist, having left “The Big House” about six years ago upon graduation. Errant decisions can be corrected with an extra brush stroke. Chants won’t follow a choice in color scheme.

U.S. News announces 2017-18 best hospitals — U.S. News & World Report

Aug. 8, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, today released the 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. In their 28th year, the rankings and ratings compare more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers ranks No. 6.