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Study Finds Midwestern Region Ripe For Clean Energy, With Michigan Leading the Way

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Although the United States government may be rolling back on certain environmental protections, it’s clear that Americans are still passionate about energy conservation. That’s particularly true in the Midwest where, as one recent study showed, an overwhelming number of residents work in the clean energy sector — giving many hope for the future. In an […]

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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’s Excessive Heat Warning: How to Beat the Heat

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 […]

Michigan’s Excessive Heat Warning: How to Beat the Heat

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. […]

Michigan’s Excessive Heat Warning: How to Beat the Heat

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 […]

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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 […]

Michigan’s Excessive Heat Warning: How to Beat the Heat