Lou Anna K. Simon

Articles

Three great Michigan universities are driving innovation. Why is funding still flagging?

August 18, 2017 | Lou Anna K. Simon, Mark Schlissel, M. Roy Wilson

The University Research Corridor encompasses economic sectors that touch one in eight Michigan jobs. It deserves support. 

Michigan’s University Research Corridor is an innovation powerhouse

March 1, 2016 | Lou Anna K. Simon, Mark Schlissel, M. Roy Wilson

The URC, which includes MSU, U-M and Wayne State, says it has contributed more than $17 billion to the state’s economy while ranking second in the nation in innovation among research clusters