Jan. 4, 2017 — There is a difference between a cost and an investment. And as conversation heats up about the increasing cost of higher education and the disturbing numbers related to student debt and default, we, as a country, need to take a hard look at the way we are financing higher education and preparing our workforce for productive careers and fulfilling lives.
First look inside U-M’s $50M state-of-the art nursing school … New hand transplant program debuts … U-M is world’s fifth-most innovative university … U-M regents give praise — and a raise — to President Schlissel … Former U-M president is named next leader of AAU … Michigan gets $9.5M for study of impact of environmental factors on children’s health … U-M computer model shows Straits pipeline break would devastate Great Lakes … A million thanks: Pro athletes are sharing the wealth with their alma maters … Researchers finish study of Michigan oil, gas fracking.
Jan. 2, 2017 — The U.S. university system is an innovation powerhouse, according to Reuters’ 2016 Top 100 list. The U.S. claimed 46 of the top 100 universities on the list, followed by Japan with nine and France and South Korea, both with eight universities.
A ‘diary’ unlocked: Stamps professor’s coming-of-age story put on film … States are racing to attract self-driving car industry. How does Michigan compare? … Little big black hole is supermassive oxymoron … What you need to know about toxic algae blooms … U-M unveils state of the art medical library … U-M sets school record with nearly 52,000 freshman applicants … Clean energy expected to power up more jobs in Michigan.
Nov. 14, 2016 — As many businesses have discovered, decoupling economic progress from resource use and environmental decline can also be one of the biggest drivers of future success. In other words, money flows where sustainability grows.
Money magazine ranks U-M as 5th-best public school … U-M to test driverless 3-D printed carts … Rethinking exercise as a source of immediate rewards … U.S. News names best hospitals: 7 in Michigan, 4 in metro Detroit … Obama picks Michigan professor for Fed board … Inside the fake town in Michigan where self-driving cars are being tested.