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Detroit

Partnership spares struggling Detroit schools

Partnership spares struggling Detroit schools24 Detroit schools targeted by state to remain open with help from universities, businesses
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Detroit

WSU: Crews clear gas leak on Cass

WSU: Crews clear gas leak on CassCass reopens to traffic between Forest and Canfield
  • Detroit
  • 4 days ago
Oakland County

Berkley High School given all-clear after bomb threat
District received threat in voicemail message left overnight

Berkley High School given all-clear after bomb threatDistrict received threat in voicemail message left overnight
  • Oakland County
  • 4 days ago
Michigan

3 districts avoid school closures with state deal

3 districts avoid school closures with state dealOfficials continue to work toward agreements in Detroit, East Detroit, Benton Harbor, Saginaw, River Rouge, Pontiac
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Wayne County

Grosse Pointe school board floats tuition option

Grosse Pointe school board floats tuition optionThreat of $2M in budget cuts, declining enrollment has district pondering charging $13K for nonresidents
  • Wayne County
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Detroit

University students make assistive devices for veterans

University students make assistive devices for veteransA cane that lifts legs, grip-assisting glove and mobile shower stall were revealed at the VA Medical Center in Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Detroit

Detroit district: No decision on more school closures

Detroit district: No decision on more school closuresState and Detroit school district officials clarified statements made Wednesday by state Superintendent Brian Whiston
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

McQuade to address EMU graduates Saturday

McQuade to address EMU graduates SaturdayMcQuade, who resigned last month as U.S. attorney in Detroit, will receive an honorary doctorate from EMU
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Wayne County

Taylor school leaders defend plan to shut Kennedy High

Taylor school leaders defend plan to shut Kennedy HighThe move will allow the district to offer more honors, advanced placement and elective classes, officials say
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Neighbors urge UM: Don’t sell historic house

Neighbors urge UM: Don’t sell historic houseNeighbors of the historic Inglis House at the University of Michigan made one last effort to stop it from being sold.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Former U.S. gymnast accuses Nassar of abuse in video

Former U.S. gymnast accuses Nassar of abuse in videoKamerin Moore posted a 7-minute video on YouTube in which she talks about encounters with Larry Nassar.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Detroit

Detroit schools, activist spar over superintendent pact

Detroit schools, activist spar over superintendent pactRobert Davis alleges the Detroit school board held private contract talks with Nikolai Vitti, violating state law.
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Detroit

State official: Detroit district to close schools

State official: Detroit district set to voluntarily close schoolsState Superintendent Brian Whiston said Detroit’s district plans to shutter some of the 24 schools targeted by the state
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Oakland County

Ex-UM health CEO is 2nd finalist to lead Oakland U.

Ex-UM health CEO is 2nd finalist to lead Oakland U.Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz will be interviewed Thursday for president’s post at Oakland University
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Detroit

Detroit school board names Vitti to lead district

Detroit school board names Vitti to lead districtDetroit schools board of ed votes Tuesday to enter into contract negotiations with him for superintendent
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Wayne County

Henry Ford College president retiring next year

Henry Ford College president retiring next yearStanley E. Jensen, president of Henry Ford College since 2013, will retire June 30, 2018
  • Wayne County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Oakland County

Kelly Services CEO a finalist to lead Oakland U.

Kelly Services CEO a finalist to lead Oakland U.Carl T. Camden announced Friday he is stepping down from the temporary staffing company effective May 10
  • Oakland County
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Giant Rubik's Cube unveiled at University of Michigan

Giant Rubik’s Cube unveiled at University of MichiganEngineering students worked on the 1,500 pound, solvable Rubik's Cube for two years before it was unveiled on the University of Michigan’s North Campus Thursday, April 13, 2017.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Michigan State raises room, board rates 2.5%

Michigan State raises room, board rates 2.5%MSU says the increase in dorm and meal plan costs for 2017-18 is the smallest in 19 years
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

WMU names Georgetown dean president

WMU names Georgetown dean presidentEdward Montgomery, a Harvard-trained economics professor, is dean of the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Mich. high court looks at decisions at Catholic school

Mich. high court looks at decisions at Catholic schoolJustices hearing arguments Thursday in a case that looks at the broad shield given to churches and faith-based schools
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks ago
Detroit

UDM, DPSCD seek to reverse lack of black male teachers

UDM, DPSCD seek to reverse lack of black male teachersUDM and DPSCD have partnered to attract more minority men to teaching through a “We Need Great Teachers” initiative
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Demand booming on college campuses for creative writing

Demand booming on college campuses for creative writingColleges are adding writing programs to accommodate interest in what has become the rarest of fields in the humanities
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Detroit

Meriweather: Trust key for new DPSCD superintendent

Meriweather: Trust key for new DPSCD superintendentThe next superintendent will be tasked with building upon progress made in the last year, Meriweather said
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Michigan education leaders fail Trump on budget

Michigan education leaders fail Trump on budgetChief among the concerns is a proposed $5.8 billion cut to National Institutes of Health, which funds medical research
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Michigan Tech president to step down in 2018

Michigan Tech president to step down in 2018Glenn D. Mroz said he intends to return to the faculty ranks at Michigan Tech on June 30, 2018
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

EMU names Rhonda Longworth new provost

EMU names Rhonda Longworth new provostLongworth will drop ‘interim’ from position of provost and executive vice president of academic and student affairs
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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