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4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Attorney: Suspending charter school authorizers is lengthy process

A drafter of Michigan's original charter school law has some advice for state schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan -- slow down a bit, at least when it comes to suspending charter school authorizers from opening new schools.


Related Topix: Michigan, Muskegon Heights, MI

6 hrs ago | WXYZ

Performing arts program at risk with budget cuts

Action News has been reporting this week about big budget cuts coming for Detroit Public Schools.


Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Education Etc.

19 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

GOP convention in Novi could hold surprises

Some crucial statewide nominations for the Republican Party will come this weekend in Novi as it hosts the 2014 Michigan Republican State Convention.


Related Topix: Novi, MI, Michigan State University, Oakland County, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Clinical trials of 'quack alternative medicines should be stopped...

'We're not a nut-free airline': Family of four-year-old girl who suffered allergic reaction are removed from flight after asking cabin crew not to serve cashews on board Missouri Governor under fire for 'prejudging' Michael Brown shooter by calling for 'vigorous prosecution' of cop BEFORE he's been charged Bling-tastic bags, luxurious lip balms and ... (more)


Related Topix: Missouri, Alternative, Oncology, Medicine, Homeopathy, Health

The Clery Act: Greater Campus Safety, Or Just Greater Cost?

I am a law school graduate who went into teaching rather than legal practice and then began to see how badly government has mangled education at all levels.


Related Topix: University of New Mexico, Georgia Tech, Lehigh University

Live Science

Stop Testing 'Alternative' Treatments, Some Researchers Say

Some types of alternative medicine, such as homeopathy and Reiki, should not be tested in clinical trials anymore because the therapies are not grounded in science, and studying them is like testing whether magic works, some researchers argue.


Related Topix: Homeopathy, Medicine, Health, Reiki, Yale University

Detroit Free Press

Claudia House Morcom, legal pioneer and champion for human rights, dies at age 82

Claudia House Morcom was a model of courage, a pioneer for black women in the law, and a champion for human rights around the world.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Wayne County, MI, Wayne, MI

PhysOrg Weblog

Research proves physical, psychological power of love

New Western-led research says pausing to think about your romantic partner generates 'good stress' and adds an energy boost to your day.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Texas at Austin

Tue Aug 19, 2014


College education not always about what you have, but how you use it

Students who have books and computers at home, who take extramural cultural classes, and whose parents give advice and take part in school activities are most likely to enroll for a four-year college degree.


Related Topix: Colby-Sawyer College, Education Etc.


10th Annual MichBio Expo & Conference to feature keynote by U.S. FDA...

MichBio , the association for Michigan's biosciences industry, will welcome hundreds of bioscience professionals and service providers to its 10th Annual Expo & Conference on September 30 and October 1 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, MI.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bart Stupak, Democrat, Food and Drug Administration, Detroit, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Boeing Boeing, Romeo and Juliet, and More to Lead The Hilberry Theatre's 2014-15 Season

The Hilberry Theatre will kick off its 52nd Season of plays on September 19 with the popular farce Boeing Boeing.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Michigan



With a unanimous vote, the Oakland University Board of Trustees has elected Mark E. Schlussel to serve as the new board chair and Richard L. DeVore to be the new board vice chair.


Crain's Detroit Business

Woman who reportedly died in Buddy's parking lot during flood is alive

A woman who city officials said died in massive flooding this week in the Detroit area has a message to share.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Sterling Heights, MI, Warren, MI

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Fellow Barber setting up shop in Midtown Detroit

A New York-based barbershop, Fellow Barber, plans to open in Midtown Detroit this fall with 1,800 square feet at 441 W. Canfield St., near the Wayne State University campus.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI

ABC News

Woman Reported Dead During Michigan Flood Is Alive

A woman who city officials said died in massive flooding this week in the Detroit area has a message to share.


Related Topix: Sterling Heights, MI, Weird

Science Daily

Advances in preterm birth

Medical researchers have authored a major article about the most important problem in obstetrics: preterm labor.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Spring Hill School District welcomes new teachers, other staff to school

FRONT ROW: Rebekah Young, Lynne Boyette, Madelyn McGowan, Carly Roberts, Lauren Merrill, Lisa Dooley, Jessica Newell.


Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Missouri Kansas City, Emporia State University, Kansas State University, University of Northern Colorado

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Whoo hoo Kenneth Miller

The Michigan Library Association is pleased to announce that Kenneth B. Miller, Jr. has been named 2014 MLA Librarian of the Year.


Related Topix: Libraries, Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Michigan Lawyers Weekly

East Lansing lawyer, Grand Rapids tax attorney die

Mr. Joseph graduated from Flint Northern High School in 1943 and then served in the infantry during World War II.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Suffolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Michigan State University

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Detroit News

Motor City Tap Festival toes the line on classic dance form

When you think about tap dance, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and the Nicholas Brothers may come to mind.


Related Topix: Tap, Drama Movies, Michigan