Month: February 2022

McLaren’s new healthcare campus begins to open | MSUToday

McLaren Health Care and Michigan State University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the $600 million health care campus adjacent to the university. The health campus includes a 240-bed hospital, a multi-specialty outpatient center and a Karmanos Cancer Institute in partnership with MSU Health Care. “This new healthcare campus provides exciting facilities …

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UM Research contributed nearly $100 million in 2021 to Michigan’s economy

According to a report by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Science and Innovation Research, the school’s research enterprise contributed $97 million to the state’s economy in 2021. / / Stock Photo The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor released a report from its Institute for Innovation and Science Research (IRIS) that shows the school’s …

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Powerful protest: bars abandon Russian vodka and promote Ukraine | Michigan News

By PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writer Some bars and liquor stores believe they have found a powerful way to punish Russia for invading Ukraine: they are removing Russian vodka from their shelves and promoting Ukrainian brands instead. “I woke up yesterday morning and saw that Russia had invaded Ukraine. You wonder what you can do,” …

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Payday Loan Services Market 2022-2030, by Top Key Players – JD Credit, EarlySalary, Cashmax Payday Loans, Advance Cash Credit – Materials Handling

The recent report on “Payday Loan Services Market Report 2022 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2030 » Offered by Credible markets, includes an in-depth survey of the geographical landscape, industry size as well as the revenue estimation of the company. In addition, the report also highlights challenges hindering market growth …

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Judge calls Michigan State University’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate ‘rational’

“Since the implementation of COVID vaccination mandates at colleges and universities across the United States, courts in many jurisdictions have heard challenges to these mandates,” the ruling judge says. Related: Courts have “overwhelmingly … dismissed plaintiffs’ injunction requests and upheld generally applicable policies,” he said. MSU, Michigan’s largest college with an enrollment of about 38,000, …

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Auburn Hills votes to withdraw from SMART bus service | Michigan News | Detroit

Click to enlarge Nina Ignaczak Pontiac resident Christina Cowart takes the bus home from work at Great Lakes Crossing on Monday. Hours later, the Auburn Hills City Council voted to pull out of SMART. For the past two years, Christina Cowart has relied on the bus to get to her job retailing baby clothes at …

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Lower Michigan Community College Partners With Company To Build Marijuana Workforce | WJMN

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Kalamazoo Valley Community College is offering new virtual classes that aim to equip students with the foundation they need to break into the marijuana industry. Professional training is delivered through a partnership with a California-based cannabis education organization green flower. There are three eight-week online courses focusing on three main roles. …

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Amid debate over tax cuts, Bloomberg co-founder touts Michigan’s economy under Whitmer ⋆ Michigan Advance

Just a day after the GOP-controlled Michigan Senate passed $2.5 billion tax cut proposal supporters have said there has been a need to help struggling families since the start of the pandemic, an opinion piece in Bloomberg News ranked Michigan’s economy first among 37 states with a population greater than 2 million during the same …

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FBI: No Political or Ideological Motivation in Mosque Burning | Michigan News

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Investigators have found no indication of political or ideological motivations behind a fire at a Detroit-area mosque started by a man who police later killed in a shootout. There is also no evidence that Ahmed Taqi acted as a member of a group, FBI Special Agent Josh Hauxhurst said Saturday at …

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Dean’s Update: February 18, 2022 | College of Human Medicine

February 18, 2022 – Aron Sousa, MD Friends, This week I had the pleasure of attending a first meeting of Henry Ford’s Primary Care Research Institute (PCRI). An august group of researchers, primary care leaders and Henry Ford Chairs, including our own President, Rick Leach, MD, have come together to consider how to do more …

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Shepherd graduate joins Michigan State Police – The Morning Sun

A new Shepherd State Trooper and another headed to the Mt. Pleasant post are among 50 new recruits graduating Thursday from the 140th Soldier Recruiting School. Shepherd Johnathan Lynch will be assigned to the Lakeview post. Privates Lawrence Guzman, from California, and Jacob Jurden, from Stanton, were also recently posted to Lakeview. Rider Christopher Mizer, …

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Whitmer Announces $409 Million to Support Businesses and Boost Michigan’s Economy | News

Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday announced a new $409 million grant program starting March 1 that will provide additional financial support to help create or keep jobs. “This program will support Michigan businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and help us build on our economic momentum,” Whitmer said. “I am focused on putting the …

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Michigan stops urging masks in schools and other public places | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s administration on Wednesday stopped recommending the wearing of masks in schools and other public places to curb COVID-19 in Michigan, indicating a decline in cases and hospitalizations. The state health department’s step came days after the 10 county health agencies with K-12 masking …

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Jim Harbaugh signs for Wolverines with new contract

Despite interest from various NFL teams, the Michigan Wolverines managed to keep head coach Jim Harbaugh in Ann Arbor. Harbaugh was heavily tied to Raiders and Vikings vacancies at separate times in the head coaching hiring cycle, but the two teams chose to hire different candidates. So Harbaugh returned to Michigan, which welcomed him with …

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$400 million announced to boost Michigan economy and help struggling businesses

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — A new grant program across the state of Michigan was announced Wednesday. It’s called the Distressed Business Relief Grant program, and its goal is to distribute $409 million to businesses to help keep or create jobs. Read: Post-surge? MDHHS updates mask guidelines as state enters recovery phase Under the new program, …

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After causing ‘continuous havoc’ in Michigan community, man arrested for crashing into golf course’s clubhouse

COLDWATER, Mich. — Willam Lee Sowards, 36, should have been in jail Sunday morning. Instead, he is in Branch County Jail, charged with a 10-year felony for breaking into the Coldwater Golf Course clubhouse building at 270 Narrows Road. Prosecutor Zack Stempien told Magistrate Val White he was ready to press charges against Sowards over …

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UM mathematician receives Sloan Fellowship

Charlotte Chan A University of Michigan mathematician is one of 118 early career researchers selected to receive a 2022 Sloan Fellowship. Charlotte Chanassistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at UM, received the scholarship for her work in representation theory, the study of symmetries using linear algebra. Representation theory is a subject that arises in …

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My name is Ayokunle and I am a Spartan | MSUToday

Ayokunle Osofisan, a biosystems engineering senior at Michigan State University, is following in her father’s footsteps while charting her own path. Osofisan’s father immigrated to the United States from Nigeria when he was 18 and completed his pre-med degree at MSU, later becoming a cardiologist. Osofisan was also drawn to MSU, but to pursue his …

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Michigan State’s Erica McIntee and Emily Petrosky – Rowing Stories, Features and Interviews

This week’s row2k interview is with Michigan State juniors Erica McIntee and Emily Petrosky. McIntee and Petrosky hosted a fundraiser to honor teammate Olivia Long after she passed away before the start of fall training. row2k – Can you talk about Olivia as a friend and teammate? Erica McIntee – Olivia as a friend was …

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Ambassador Bridge blockade wreaks havoc on automakers and Michigan’s economy

DETROIT – The ever-busy Ambassador Bridge was empty Friday night, devoid of the truck traffic typically seen seven days a week, meaning trade in both directions costs less than $13 million an hour. Protesters denouncing some of Canada’s COVID protocols have gathered in demonstrations across the country, including in Windsor, where traffic on the International …

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9 Michigan counties drop orders requiring masks in schools | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nine Michigan counties dropped masking requirements for schools and daycares on Friday, indicating a sharp drop in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations and the ability of many children to get vaccinated. The announcements for Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties in metro Detroit and six counties in the …

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Johnson appoints Barreau and Becker to volleyball coaching staff

History links EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State volleyball head coach Lea Johnson announced that Jake Barreau and Mike Becker have been added to the coaching staff as assistant coaches. Barreau will also act as the program’s recruitment coordinator. Both coaches join Johnson after serving on his coaching staff at Illinois …

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Whitmer Counts the Cost of the Ambassador Bridge Closure to Michigan’s Economy | State

DETROIT, Mich. (WJRT) – The economic costs of the Ambassador Bridge’s five-day closure are mounting rapidly, according to Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The Anderson Economic Group says workers and businesses have lost an estimated $51 million this week due to the blockade that has prevented US traffic from entering Canada. Michigan workers could lose up to …

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Mid-Michigan Community Family Ministries to Present “30 Days to a Sweeter Marriage”

Mid-Michigan Community Ministries is a local nonprofit organization established in 2015, led by a group of lay leaders in the Midland area, and focused on encouraging, enriching, and empowering marriages and families in the Mid Michigan area. A major activity each year is partnering with more than a dozen Mid-Michigan area churches to sponsor a …

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Economist: Border Blockade Could Cost Michigan Economy Over $50 Million | News

The premier of Ontario has said vehicles blocking trade between the United States and Canada must get out of the way or they will. Ottawa has declared a state of emergency as leaders seek more authority to remove so-called freedom convoy protesters who are blocking three major railroad crossings. A blockade at the Ambassador Bridge …

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MSU student receives ARIS scholarship | MSUToday

The Center for Advancing Research Impacts in Society is pleased to announce Trina Van Schyndel, Michigan State University, Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education; and Membership Director, Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, is a recipient of a fellowship. As an ARIS Fellow, Van Schyndel will work on the project “Resources for Interdisciplinary Teams …

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Gretchen Whitmer says bridge blocked by Canada is hurting Michigan’s economy

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that the blocking of Detroit’s Ambassador Bridge by protesters was hurting the state’s economy. “The blockade is having a significant impact on working families in Michigan who are just trying to do their jobs. Our communities and automotive, manufacturing and agricultural businesses are feeling the effects. It is hitting …

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Bay College joins the Michigan Community College Athletic Association

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) — Member schools of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) met Monday morning and voted to accept Bay College’s application to be the MCCAA’s 23rd member starting the year university 2022-2023. Bay joins Southwest Michigan College and North Central Michigan College as new members for next year. The Norwegians will compete …

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Ask the Expert: Let’s Talk Cut Flowers | MSUToday

“Ask the Expert” articles provide information and insights from MSU scientists, researchers, and scholars on national and global issues, complex research, and topics of general interest based on their areas of interest. expertise and academic studies. They may present historical information, backgrounds, research results or offer advice. ­ There’s never a bad time to buy …

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Michigan community seeks federal grant to develop campground – CBS Detroit

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (AP) — A community in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is hoping the federal government will make a big bet on camping. Negaunee officials said they are seeking a $3.6 million grant to develop a 71-site campground and associated all-terrain vehicle trail. READ MORE: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Offers ‘Valentine’s Day Special’ To Arrest Your …

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Is San Antonio FloatMe a Safer Alternative to Payday Loans?

FloatMe, a San Antonio tech startup that gives workers cash advances on their next paycheck, said it has increased $16.2 million from investors during its last fundraising. Overall, the startup has raised $49.1 million in funding since June 2019, including $25 million in debt funding, according to Crunchbase, which tracks investments in tech companies. FloatMe’s …

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Reese leads No. 17 Maryland Women past Michigan State 67-62

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Angel Reese had 25 points and nine rebounds, Diamond Miller added 14 points and nine rebounds, and the No. 17 Maryland beat Michigan State 67-62 Thursday night for its fourth victory consecutive. Maryland’s second-leading scorer, Ashley Owusu, was helped off the field late in the first quarter after injuring her …

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Michigan court dismisses card challenge by black lawmakers | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Supreme Court on Thursday evening dismissed black lawmakers’ challenge to the new congressional and legislative maps, saying they showed no reason to question the redistricting commission’s decision. the state to reduce the number of predominantly African-American seats. In a 4-3 order, the court said the …

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Black Michiganders: Key Findings from UM Poverty Solutions

Black History Month, celebrated each February, highlights the experiences and honors the accomplishments of Black Americans throughout history. Poverty Solutions from the University of Michigan highlights key data from its research relating to Black Michiganders. _______________________________________________________________ 59% – The percentage of Black Detroiters who wore masks at the start of the pandemic (March-April 2020). A …

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Black History Month Events at MSU | MSUToday

This story will be updated throughout the month. February is Black History Month, a time dedicated to highlighting the history, accomplishments, and contributions of Blacks, Africans, and African Americans in the United States. To celebrate, Michigan State University will host online and on-campus events throughout the month. One of the events is the 22nd Annual …

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Program for UMich Transfer Students from Michigan Community Colleges Receives $3.4 Million Grant

According to a Monday morning press release from the Faculty of Letters, Science and Arts. Transfer Bridges is designed to help students majoring in the humanities at Henry Ford College in their college transfer process. The program also provides accessible opportunities to engage with the campus community on both a professional and extracurricular level. In …

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Tom Izzo tempers expectations of dual-sport athlete Keon Coleman

Tom Izzofamous (and proud) anti-social media, had no idea what kind of splash he was creating as a wide receiver Keon Coleman made his basketball debut at Michigan State at the end of Saturday win over Michigana move that immediately sent ripples through the digital water coolers of the Spartan community. It was already a …

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