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University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

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The University of Michigan has recently celebrated the grand opening of their “M-Air fly lab” which is essentially a high tech playground for students to use unmanned autonomous vehicles. The outdoor drone-testing area has been in the works since last year and is now open to university students. The drone facility consists of 50-foot high […]

Michigan Department of Education Gives $300,000 Grant to Improve Welding Programs

Michigan Department of Education Gives $300,000 Grant to Improve Welding Programs

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The Michigan Department of Education gave out a $300,000 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Innovation and Equipment Grant to purchase virtual welding equipment. This equipment will allow all welding students to virtually experience welding scenarios. This grant was one of 14 awards, totaling $5 million, that were given to local and intermediate school districts. This […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

U.S. School Districts Offering Early Retirement Incentives for Faculty Members

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The average age of retirement is about 63 years old. For teachers and those working in the education field, the average age of retirement in the U.S. is approximately 59 years old. And across the country, more and more schools and universities are offering retirement incentives for various reasons: some good and some more unfortunate. […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

How Two University of Michigan Alumni Are Battling Unwanted Public Music

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It finally happened. People got fed up with the inescapable din projected upon them in public places. Collectively, the human race is reasonably aware of the permanent damage caused by noise above 85 decibels. What we’re less inclined to notice is everyday background noise that’s not as offensive, but certainly constant. Well, two alumni of […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

Michigan Makers Promote Their Wares For The Holiday Season

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Every year, the interior design industry generates around $10 billion in revenue. This holiday, you can make really make your money count by snagging yourself some unique furnishings for your (or a loved one’s) home and support a local artisan or craftsperson in the process. Detroit, in particular, is a hub for vendors looking for […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

Eateries And Events Make Michigan A Shoo-In For National Food Ranking

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When traveling, 98% of Millennials say that “eating local cuisine” is very important. But you don’t have to go far to get some good grub, and Michigan has the credentials to prove it. The state was just ranked eleventh in Thrillist’s nationwide list for best food quality, and given the number of farm-to-table eateries and […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

Chronic Wasting Disease Killing Off Michigan’s Deer Population

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As the winter hunting season comes near, hunters don’t need to worry about other hunters taking their deer. Instead, they should be worried about a silent killer that is literally laying waste to Michigan deer: chronic wasting disease. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been found in more than 10 deer in Michigan counties so far. […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

Recent Michigan Drunk Driving Arrests Make State Prime Location For Self-Driving Cars

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The facts pertaining to Michigan motorists’ drunk driving habits are rather sobering. According to the CDC, nearly 3,000 people were killed in Michigan from 2003 to 2012 due to drunk driving accidents, and state law enforcement officials say the problem hasn’t gotten much better in recent years. In an effort to keep intoxicated individuals out […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility