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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press
In January, 'Batman v. Superman' director Zack Snyder scouted Michigan State University's Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum as a possible filming location.
1 hr ago | WILX-TV Lansing
"MSU really is safe," said Sgt. Florene McGlothian-Taylor. "This is just a couple of incidences that have taken place at the beginning of the school year, which is not unusual."
2 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15, 2014 -- Diversified Search , consistently recognized as a top 10 executive search firm in the US, has announced that Kent John Chabotar, Ph.D., former President and Professor of Political Science at Guilford College, has joined the firm.
6 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
A new study says that contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America's urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing, declining pay and benefits and lack of voice in what they teach.
9 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Prosecutors in Florida routinely drop their examination of rape claims unless the alleged victim explicitly agrees to an investigation, according to a New York Times analysis . The newspaper examined sexual assault claims filed by students at Florida State University - where Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston led the Seminoles to a national championship in January, after prosecutors declined to charge him in a rape case that languished for nearly 11 months.
A microbe developed to clean up nuclear waste has just been improved. In earlier research, Gemma Reguera, A microbiologist identified that Geobacter bacteria's tiny conductive hair-like appendages, or pili, did the yeoman's share of remediation.
Michigan State University researchers studied 200 kindergarten, first and second grade students for 12 weeks. They found children at-risk for developing ADHD were more attentive in class after exercising.
Finnish researchers have found that significant physical activity can increase boys' academic performance, and a study out of Michigan State University and the University of Vermont concludes that providing aerobic exercise classes in the morning could reduce symptoms of ADHD in school and at home, suggesting that such programs could increase concentration for all children. Working with 186 elementary school children in first through third grades, the researchers from the University of Eastern Finland observed that the boys who were most active during recess were most likely to out-perform their less energetic counterparts in arithmetic.
"Part of the is to be more proactive" with upgrading "an old system," said Flint emergency manager Darnell Earley. "We have the staff and capabilities to address this so we don't have to get to a point where we have residents boiling water" all the time.
Lansing among poorest capital regions in U.S. On income, poverty and unemployment, Lansing ranks low among capitals. Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/story/news/local/michigan/2014/09/14/lansing-among-poorest-capital-regions-us/15607557/ Ross Feldpausch liked his job at a local heating and cooling company, but after chatting with a neighbor who works for the state, he saw an opportunity.
Eric P. Lownsbery, son of David and Debbie Lownsbery, and Audrey A. Ing, daughter of Eric and Cheryl Ing, are pleased to announce their engagement. Eric is a 2008 graduate of Eaton Rapids High School and is employed at Ayers Basement Systems.
The Detroit Zoo adds to quality of life in Royal Oak and makes it one of the happiest places in America, the real estate blog Movoto says. If residents are happy in Royal Oak, they must be giddy in East Lansing, which came in at No.
Michigan State University is planning to build new student apartments on the former site of the Michigan State Police headquarters, which was demolished in 2012 The site, across Harrison Road from the parking lot of the Breslin Center, "best meets the needs expressed by all of our constituents and will allow MSU to provide the best possible ... (more)
Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America's urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing, declining pay and benefits and lack of voice in what they teach.
Terri Lynn Land's no-show strategy for a U.S. Senate seat is a weird dare to Michigan voters: She's gambling you won't notice her near total disappearance from the campaign trail. While both Land and her opponent, U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, are bombarding the airwaves with commercials, it's Land who's trying to stay out of sight.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:53 pm
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