Michigan Findings and Fun Facts for March 2023

In our March 2023 issue, we shared some of the most interesting recent findings from Michigan researchers. Here, check out some of those findings,...

Meet the New Associate Professor Overseeing Apparel Design at CCS

Rey Pador has worked as a fashion designer and taught design all over the world, from New York and Paris to Antwerp and India....

New Wayne State University Initiative Eases College Costs for Low-Income Students

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Wayne State University have teamed up on a new initiative that will make a degree at the Detroit university more...

Study Breaks: Intriguing Findings From Researchers Across Michigan

Left-Right Brain Pingpong A University of Michigan psychology lab has identified key features of a brain rhythm that helps the brain’s left and right hemispheres...

Washtenaw Teacher Named 2022 DTE Energy Foundation’s Educator of the Year

A theater arts educator at Washtenaw Technical Middle College in Ann Arbor was named DTE Energy Foundation’s Educator of the Year — an annual award...

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New ‘Level Up’ Exhibit

Are you or your kids into gaming? Turn your fun hobby into a valuable educational experience at the Michigan Science Center’s newest exhibit, Level...
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Rising Stars Academy Helps Young Adults With Disabilities Achieve Their Highest Potential

The Center Line postsecondary charter school provides hands-on career prep for students between 18 and 26
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Michigan’s Legal World is Still Dominated by White Men. Here’s Why Diversity Matters.

The brochures and websites of the state's law schools — where most Michigan attorneys get their start — boast a diverse array of students smiling back at you. But the reality is far from picture perfect. 
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Pensole Lewis College of Business and Design Kicks Off a New Era

An Oregon footwear design school merges with a defunct Detroit business college to create a new and historic HBCU

Book Review: ‘Thinking: A Memoir’ By Richard E. Nisbett

A memoir by one of U-M’s most celebrated observers of human nature reveals too little about what makes him tick
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If School Shootings Are So Routine, Why Did Oxford Linger in the National News?

An 'Hour Detroit' contributor shares her view from the front lines

Some Kids Have Lost More Than Others During the Pandemic

Students with disabilities didn’t get needed support during remote learning. How can schools make that up?
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Essay: A Critical Race Theory Expert on How Something Benign Became Toxic

Michigan State University's Dr. Dorinda J. Carter Andrews writes about the current hysteria over the concept