Michigan State Medical Society issues statement on federal COVID vaccine requirements

The Michigan State Medical Society has responded to President Biden’s announcement of COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federal employees and employees of large private companies. The Michigan State Medical Society represents approximately 15,000 physicians in Michigan. The following was published by the Michigan State Medical Society: The following is a public statement from Pino D. Colone, …

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MSU officially unveils a new university building | MSU Today

Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, and other university leaders officially introduced the new STEM Teaching and Learning Center on the East Lansing Campus at the community at an inauguration ceremony. The building represents the first time in nearly 50 years that MSU has constructed a new university building with state funding. …

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Western Michigan community honors victims and survivors of 9/11

KALAMAZOO, Michigan – Two decades have passed since nearly 3,000 people were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Among those lost were 343 firefighters, making it the deadliest day in US history. United for firefighters. Countless numbers of people have been affected by death and destruction; many people still live with the …

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The Toll of Dementia in the United States | University of Michigan News

A new study from the University of Michigan provides striking statistics on a reality that 6 million Americans with dementia and their families live every day: a situation where people with dementia are given hundreds of hours per month of unpaid care from spouses, adult children and other relatives, and where some rely on paid …

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Inclusive Campus initiative underway with the fall community forums | MSU Today

In May, the Inclusive Campus Initiative was formed as a partnership between Residential and hotel services and Student Affairs and Services raise awareness of the concerns of under-represented students. The initiative is the result of the leadership of Senior Vice President for HRH and Auxiliary Businesses and Acting Vice President for SAS Vennie Gore, and …

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Some Michigan Community Colleges See Enrollment Jump

(W X Y Z) – Some Michigan community colleges are seeing an increase in enrollment thanks to state programs such as Futures for Frontliners and Michigan Reconnect. Related: The pandemic is playing a role in increasing the number of people returning to class. Monroe County Community College is one of three community colleges in Michigan …

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Reviews | Michigan economy needs more state support for child care and preschool

The pandemic has put a strain on Michigan’s early care and education system. Incomes have declined due to social distancing rules and parents’ reluctance to put children back in place. Many child care and preschool programs have closed for good, while others have run into debt. In addition, low wages for workers have long been …

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Whitmer Proposes To Spend $ 200 Million To Replace Lead Water Pipes | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday proposed spending $ 200 million in federal pandemic relief funds to replace lead water pipes in Michigan, where aging underground infrastructure has been exposed by the Flint disaster. The plan, if approved by the Legislature, would set aside $ 20 million …

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Delta variant, shortage of chips to block Michigan economy until 2021, University of Michigan economists say

Michigan’s economy will feel the effects through the remainder of 2021 of the delta variant of the coronavirus and the continuing shortage of computer chips that is hampering auto production, according to University of Michigan economists. An economic outlook update from the university’s research seminar in quantitative economics released today indicates that the state’s economy …

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