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New era begins for Oakland University's new president's home, art collection

A new start for Oakland University’s Sunset TerraceThe retirement home of Matilda Dodge Wilson and Alfred Wilson gets major face-lift and shines with new president's art collection
  • Homestyle
  • 5 hours, 40 minutes ago
Michigan

UM's Schlissel gets 5-year contract extension, 3.5% raise

UM’s Schlissel gets contract extension, 3.5% raiseThe increase, the same percentage he was given a year ago, boosts his base salary to $852,346
  • Michigan
  • 5 hours, 54 minutes ago
Education

More than half of Detroit's schools have tainted water from lead, copper

57 Detroit schools have tainted waterThirty-three more schools across Detroit have high levels of copper and/or lead, bringing the total number of schools with tainted water to 57 buildings
  • Education
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Michigan

Lawyer: UM prof in Israel letter flap gets death threats

Lawyer: Prof in Israel letter flap gets threatsPalestine Legal, a Chicago-based advocacy group, says John Cheney-Lippold has been threatened for refusing to recommend a student for study in Israel
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Michigan

UM professor refuses reference for student to study in Israel

UM prof refuses to recommend student to study in IsraelThe decision has upset UM's Jewish community and led the school to say it opposes "any boycott of Israeli institutions of higher learning"
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Churchill heir poised to deliver public art to new Detroit school

Howes: Churchill heir eyes art for CornerstoneChurchill granddaughter, Edwina Sandys, planning public art installation for new Cornerstone School on Detroit's west side
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Wayne County

Redford school bus involved in minor crash

Redford school bus involved in minor crashPolice said one student was taken to hospital for a breathing issues, others uninjured.
  • Wayne County
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on Marygrove’s next act

Podcast: Howes on Marygrove’s next actHowes: Marygrove's plan to partner with the Kresge Foundation and U of M to build a new model for public education in Detroit could be huge.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Macomb County

Police: Girl laughed as she chased Fitzgerald stabbing victim

Cop: Girl laughed as she chased stabbing victimJudge Suzanne L. Faunce denied bond for Tanaya Lanay Lewis, 17, who was arraigned via video on one count of first-degree murder
  • Macomb County
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Marygrove schools partnership builds on neighborhood foundation

Howes: City schools pact builds on neighborhoodMarygrove's Detroit schools partnership unites foundation dollars with U-M, Starfish Family Services to create new model for urban education
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 week ago
Macomb County

Fouts: Girl posted threat about classmate online before stabbing

Fouts: Girl posted threat toward classmate onlineA Warren Fitzgerald High School student said she planned to kill her classmate, Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said
  • Macomb County
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

George Perles’ son denies any Nassar cover-up

George Perles’ son denies any Nassar cover-upMSU says it’s lining up a lawyer for George Perles, who’s accused of covering up a rape allegation against Larry Nassar
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Education

Educational partnership at Marygrove to serve Detroit children

Marygrove partnership to serve Detroit kidsA cradle-to-career educational partnership at Marygrove College to include early-childhood education center, K-12 school, teacher-education training
  • Education
  • 1 week ago
Nation

Court rules against DeVos in for-profit fraud case

Federal court rules against DeVos in for-profit fraud caseThe case against DeVos was over her decision to suspend rules that protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Poll: Betsy DeVos viewed unfavorably by half of Michigan voters

Poll: Mich. voters have low opinion of Betsy DeVosEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos is less popular in Michigan than President Donald Trump, according to a new statewide poll.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Title IX expert: MSU rape allegation needs inquiry

Title IX expert: MSU rape allegation needs probeEx-athletic director Merrily Dean Baker, who helped write Title IX guidelines, says probe is needed to determine if officials reported '92 allegation
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Macomb County

Fatal school stabbing tied to love triangle

Fatal school stabbing tied to love triangleThe new school year at Warren Fitzgerald High School was marked by tragedy after a straight-A student was fatally stabbed in what police say is a love triangle.
  • Macomb County
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Education

Proposed Detroit schools water system fix: $2M

Proposed Detroit schools water system fix: $2MSuperintendent says practical, long-term, safe solution for water-quality problems inside schools is installing water hydration stations
  • Education
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Education

Marygrove College slated to feature Detroit K-12 education

Marygrove College to feature Detroit K-12Opening scheduled for 2019-20 academic year starting with 9th grade, district board of ed votes Tuesday
  • Education
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Oakland County

In Oakland County, 2 school threats, 1 false alarm

In Oakland County, 2 school threats, 1 false alarmThe 2018-19 school year has just begun, but already two Oakland County teenagers are facing disciplinary action
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Michigan school districts battle widespread teacher shortages

Michigan schools battling teacher shortagesAs Michigan's long-running teacher shortage persists, some school districts are having better luck than others in filling those vacancies.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Oakland County

Detroit Country Day celebrates $14M middle school expansion

Detroit Country Day celebrates expansionMembers of the school community took a tour Friday of the campaign-funded $14 million project.
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Klages' lawyer says actions of others will be revealed in court

Klages’ lawyer: Others’ actions to be revealedKlages' lawyer made the comments on Friday after the former coach made her second appearance in court
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Macomb County

Romeo High School to add career-themed academies

Romeo to add career-themed academiesTransforming high school into three career-themed academies to better prepare students for college and careers is under development in Romeo schools
  • Macomb County
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

MSU receives largest single gift in its history

MSU receives largest single gift in its history$30M gift from alumnus to help build Business Pavilion at business college
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Nassar loses another appeal to reduce sentence

Nassar loses another appeal to reduce sentenceNassar's lawyer said she would ask the Michigan Court of Appeals to consider an appeal
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Big 3 university leaders call on state to be bigger partner

Big 3 university leaders call on state to be bigger partnerMSU, UM, WSU push importance of higher ed at Detroit Economic Club, say Legislature should lend more support
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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