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Whitmer set to speak at MSU women's march amid controversy

Whitmer set to speak at MSU women’s marchStudent organizers are proceeding with the Michigan State University event despite concerns over allegations of anti-Semitism by national leaders.
  • Michigan
  • 22 hours, 53 minutes ago
Michigan

Michigan's attorney general looks to interview Engler about MSU

Michigan AG looks to interview Engler about MSUMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has directed her office’s MSU investigation team to interview former MSU Interim President John Engler.
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Michigan

Satish Udpa: New MSU leader brings broad academic, administrative experience

Satish Udpa: New MSU leader has broad experienceUdpa, the executive vice president for administrative services, also has been dean of engineering and has worked in human resources and IT operations.
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Michigan

After year of turmoil, Engler resigns from MSU under pressure

Engler resigns from MSU under pressureInterim president's decision ends nearly year-long tenure filled with controversy over his handling of fallout from the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Education

Michigan poised for 'educational grand bargain' under new leadership

Michigan poised for ‘educational grand bargain’Michigan could be poised for an educational turnaround with its new state leadership, former U.S. Dept of Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said
  • Education
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Michigan

UM to pay gymnastics coach fired in Nassar backlash $15K

UM to pay coach fired in Nassar backlash $15KUM rescinded Rhonda Faehn's hiring Sunday, but associate athletic director Kurt Svoboda said Monday she will be paid for a month under her contract.
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

MSU, UM find professor sexually harassed grad students

MSU, UM find prof sexually harassed studentsOne ex-student alleged he asked her to start an affair; another said Jacoby asked for sexual favors in return for academic guidance on her research
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Michigan

UM rescinds controversial hire of coach tied to Nassar scandal

UM rescinds hire of coach tied to Nassar scandalRhonda Faehn, who left USA Gymnastics during the fallout from the Larry Nassar sex scandal, was fired by UM a day after news of her hiring broke
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Michigan

Former USA Gymnastics official joins UM's women's gymnastics staff

Ex-USA Gymnastics official joins UM staffRhonda Faehn, a senior USA Gymnastics official who left during the Larry Nassar scandal, has been hired as a consultant for the women's gymnastics team
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

MSU trustee: Engler's comments on Nassar victims 'ill advised'

MSU trustee: Engler’s comments ‘ill advised’Dianne Byrum, who was elected chairwoman of the MSU's Board of Trustees, criticized Engler’s comments on aiding Nassar victims
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Engler: New healing fund may not aid all Nassar victims

Engler: New fund may not aid all Nassar victimsInterim MSU president says the Healing Assistance Fund may be focused on the victims who are not part of the primary $500 million settlement.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Engler: No more Nassar investigations at MSU

Engler: No more Nassar investigations at MSU'We're trying to get rid of lawyers and consultants now," interim president tells Detroit News Editorial Board. "We're trying to go back to work'
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Oakland County

Police: Student threatened shooting at Stoney Creek High School
Boy, 15, told detectives he 'wished to disrupt school operations' but wouldn't have carried out threat

Stoney Creek high student made shooting threatBoy, 15, told detectives he 'wished to disrupt school operations' but wouldn't have carried out threat
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Detroit

Student charged in Detroit high school teacher attack

Student charged in high school teacher attackOfficials said Cody High student assaulted teacher because she told officials he had drugs
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Dianne Byrum elected chair of MSU board; Kelly chosen as vice chair

Dianne Byrum elected chair of MSU boardTrustee Dianne Byrum was elected chair of the Michigan State University board, with some Larry Nassar victims saying the choice is disappointing.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Oakland County

Fired Rochester High School teacher charged with criminal sexual conduct

Teacher charged with criminal sexual conductOfficials: Kathryn Houghtaling, accused of inappropriate contact with students after school, to be arraigned Friday in Rochester Hills' 52-3 District Court
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Michigan

MSU board OKs reopening Nassar victims fund

MSU board OKs reopening Nassar victims fundThe vote came as three new MSU trustees — Brianna Scott, Nancy Schlichting and Kelly Tebay — took their seats for the first time
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Michigan

Former West Michigan lawmaker takes job in DeVos' ed department

Former lawmaker to work in DeVos’ ed departmentLess than a month after leaving the Michigan House, former GOP Rep. Daniela Garcia has taken a position in the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Oakland County

Rochester High School teacher fired over alleged inappropriate conduct

Rochester High School teacher fired over alleged inappropriate conductDistrict alerted Tuesday about the alleged incident involving the staffer during after-school hours, officials said
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Michigan

Nassar victims hope new MSU trustees bring change

Nassar victims hope MSU trustees lead changeThree new board members take their seats Wednesday, leading many Nassar victims and their supporters to feel hopeful about the future at MSU.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Oakland County

Berkley middle-schooler stabs classmate with scissors

Berkley middle-schooler stabs classmate with scissorsA middle school student was taken to the hospital after being wounded by a classmate with a pair of scissors during class
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Michigan

UM to pay $300K to settle employee lawsuit

UM to pay $300K to settle employee lawsuitUM has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former employee who claims she was wrongly terminated
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Detroit

Wayne State plans to move 19th century David Mackenzie house

New address for historic Wayne State landmarkThe 1895 house will be moved to Second and Forest to make way for a Hillberry Theater expansion and renovation
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

Proposed settlement with McPhail, Detroit charter school in flux

Proposed school settlement with McPhail in fluxAfter reaching a settlement with charter school over the firing of Sharon McPhail, an attorney said lawyers for the charter school are now refusing to sign agreement
  • Education
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

DeVos has surgery after bike accident

DeVos has surgery after breaking bone in bike accidentEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos is recovering after undergoing surgery to repair a bone broken in a cycling accident
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Michigan education officials to seek legal opinion on A-F system

Education officials seek opinion on A-F systemMichigan's Department of Education will seek a legal opinion on the state's new A-F school rating system before it begins implementation
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Entertainment

'Hamilton' producer's 'thrilling' $1M gift to immerse Detroit kids in theater

Thrilling’ $1M gift to immerse kids in theater$1 million gift from "Hamilton" producer will fund Mosaic's four-week summer camps for younger kids and residencies in nine Detroit middle schools
  • Entertainment
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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