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Grant allows Michigan Tech to work with Davenport, GVSU, Grand Rapids Creston High School to establish national model for science teaching
Friday, April 24, 2009 (1357 reads)

by Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press

Tuesday April 21, 2009, 5:59 PM

A Grand Rapids Public Schools program and two local colleges have been tapped by Michigan Technological University to help create a national model for teaching science through a $4 million federal grant.

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Talent trumps all in building knowledge economy
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 (1397 reads)

by Mark Sanchez and Olivia Pulsinelli | Business Review Western Michigan

Thursday April 23, 2009
"The places with the highest concentration of talent on the planet win," says Glazer, president of the Ann Arbor-based think tank Michigan Future Inc., who advocates a march toward a knowlege-based economy as the only savior for auto-dependent Michigan and its withering economy.

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CN Donates $250,000 to Michigan Tech's Rail Transportation Program
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 (1363 reads)

April 21, 2009

CN, one of the largest railroads in North America, today announced it has donated $250,000 to Michigan Technological University's Rail Transportation Program to create the CN Rail Transportation Education Center (CN RTEC).

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UM-Flint Chancellor Ruth Person urges Senate committee to reconsider cuts to university program
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 (1242 reads)

by Beata Mostafavi | The Flint Journal
Monday April 20, 2009, 2:34 PM

FLINT, Michigan -- It's challenging enough for students to go to college in bad economic times, so let's not make it any harder -- that was University of Michigan-Flint Chancellor Ruth Person's message to state lawmakers.

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Half of University Grads Flee Michigan
Sunday, April 12, 2009 (2747 reads)

Detroit News - April 3, 2009
At a time when Granholm is pushing to double the number of college grads, the number of grads leaving the state has doubled instead. Half of Michigan's college grads now leave the state within a year of graduation, taking with them their diplomas and the talent needed to help rebuild Michigan's economy.

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2009 Professor of the Year Award Recipients Announced
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 (1575 reads)

Presidents Council - April 6, 2009
The 2009 Distinguished Professor of the Year Award recipients have been selected and will be honored at a luncheon May 14, 2009. The Presidents Council would like to congratulate Dr. Erik Goodman of Michigan State University, Dr. Eddie Cheng of Oakland University, and Dr. Steven Wright of the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor for being honored from among the 15 public 4-year universities.

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Ferris State Connects To Merit's High-Speed "Blue Line" Network
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 (1401 reads)

Great Lakes IT Report -- April 7, 2009
Merit Network, Michigan's longest-running research and education network, celebrates an important milestone marked by the long-awaited connection to Ferris State University: all Merit's public university members are now connected to Merit's backbone via fiber connection.

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