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Detroit

Wayne State leader gets new contract despite objections

WSU leader gets new contract despite objectionsThree Wayne State board members on Friday opposed a contract extension for President M. Roy Wilson, citing its lack of language covering malfeasance
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Macomb County

Armada High School threat investigated

Armada High School threat investigatedStudent has been barred from campus and security heightened as a precaution, officials said
  • Macomb County
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

Snyder plan links road funding bump to school aid shift

Snyder links school aid shift to road aid boostMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder is linking plans to boost road funding with a plan to shift money out of the School Aid Fund, vexing public school groups
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Michigan

Engler faces trustee criticism over victim fund closure

Trustees slam Engler for ending victim fundIn a joint statement, the majority of MSU Board of Trustee members said they oppose Engler's move to eliminate the fund to assist Nassar victims
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Michigan

MSU cuts $10M healing fund for Nassar victims

MSU cuts $10M healing fund for Nassar victimsMichigan State is folding the Healing Assistance Fund into the settlement fund, reducing the amount MSU has to borrow by $8.5 million.
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Education

Schools: Nominate your outstanding seniors for Detroit News/CATCH scholarships

Nominate outstanding seniors for scholarshipsDetroit News and CATCH
  • Education
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Michigan

More Nassar-inspired bills near Snyder’s desk

More Nassar-inspired bills near Snyder’s deskThe Senate on Tuesday approved a bill to allow evidence of a defendant’s prior sexual assaults to be admitted in court
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Michigan

UM names its first ombudsperson

UM names its first ombudspersonJacqueline Bowman, who previously set up an ombuds offfice and worked in ombudsperson for a fortune 500 company, will lead UM's new office
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Music

UM to livestream Auschwitz music concert

UM to livestream Auschwitz music concertThe livestream, performed by the Contemporary Directions Ensemble, is set for 8 p.m. Friday
  • Music
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Michigan

Search for MSU's next president to be confidential

Search for MSU president to be confidentialSearch committee officials said move is needed 'to draw the strongest pool of candidates'
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Oakland County

Oakland University to fight shooters with hockey pucks

Oakland U. to fight shooters with hockey pucksOU union gives out hockey pucks to 800 faculty members to use as a 'last resort' precaution in the event of an active shooter on campus.
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Michigan

Michigan Senate votes to scrap school union ‘release time’

Senate: Ban teachers from union ‘release time’Michigan’s Republican-led Senate on Tuesday narrowly voted to ban paid union “release time” provisions in public school employee contracts.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

UM professor unearths music from Auschwitz

UM professor unearths music from AuschwitzThe prisoners of the death camp performed surprisingly upbeat songs, the professor learned
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Mich. schools getting millions to beef up security

Mich. schools to get $25M in safety grantsSpending on security has increased dramatically this year after lawmakers gave $25 million to MSP for safety grants in the wake of mass shootings
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Obituary

UM marching band official dies before Ohio St. game

UM marching band official dies before gameThe university says Maggie St. Clair had a medical emergency and died Saturday before departing for the game
  • Obituary
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Youth midterm turnout spikes after Michigan campus drives

Youth midterm turnout up after campus drivesYoung voters turned out in larger numbers for the midterm election than any time in recent history, thanks in part to campus registration drives
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Oakland County

MI Rhodes scholar to study refugees, migration

MI Rhodes scholar to study refugees, migrationElena Gallina said she's 'in shock'
  • Oakland County
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Education Department probes women’s studies programs

Education Department probes women’s studies programsSome argue that campus resource groups for women and women’s studies programs amount to discrimination against men
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Nation

Bloomberg donates $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

Bloomberg donates $1.8B to Johns HopkinsBloomberg announced Sunday he’s donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Michigan

MSU offers housing for substance abuse recovery

MSU offers housing for substance abuse recoveryMSU will provide on-campus housing to students in recovery from substance abuse disorders
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks ago
Nation

Lawsuit: Yale removed depressed student from campus

Lawsuit: Yale removed depressed student from campusA graduate is suing the Ivy League school on allegations she was wrongly removed from campus after she sought counseling
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Black activists criticize effort to rename Ben Carson school

Activists criticize effort to rename Carson schoolAn effort to rename Dr. Ben Carson school ignores the accomplishments and charitable acts of the Detroit native who us the U.S. Secretary of HUD
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

UM economists: Michigan job growth enters longest period since WWII

Mich. could set job-growth record since WWIIA state economic forecast from the University of Michigan expects continued job growth in the state, even as it slows.
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus assault rules

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus assault rulesOverhaul would add protections for students accused of assault and harassment, and narrowing what cases would be probed
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Former Ohio State students air sex abuse claims

Former Ohio State students air sex abuse claimsFormer students alleging sexual abuse by a former OSU team doctor appealed in person to the school’s trustees
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Detroit high school
An expected walkout by students at a southwest Detroit Public School was interrupted by a legitimate bomb threat

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Detroit high schoolAn expected walkout by students at a southwest Detroit Public School was interrupted by a legitimate bomb threat
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Business

UM economists: Recession is not imminent

UM economists: Recession is not imminentResearchers at the University of Michigan released an optimistic forecast for the U.S. economy through 2020
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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