Higher Education

Articles

Three universities pack a big, positive impact on the state’s economy

February 10, 2017 | Jeff Mason

The University of Michigan, Michigan State and Wayne State contribute more than $16 billion, and a whole lot more.

Help wanted. Credentials required. Are Michigan job-seekers ready?

March 10, 2017 | Antoine M. Garibaldi

The evidence is clear: The jobs of the future will require post-secondary education, but our data is pretty dismal on that front. Higher ed of all types is the answer. 

Michigan universities object to losing funding, but do they deserve what they get?

March 31, 2017 | Jarrett Skorup

The state’s institutions of higher education need to do better by their students and funders, including taxpayers.

To return Michigan to prosperity, fund higher education

April 14, 2017 | Daniel J. Hurley

If we want a wealthier state in the future, the best strategy is to prepare, retain and attract college graduates.

Graduates aren't all universities produce. You may be holding one item in your hand.

May 5, 2017 | Mark Schlissel

Why does the administration want to cut funding responsible for some of the country’s most important research and design?

In a business-focused world, even ballerinas need to keep up

May 19, 2017 | Michael Rinkus

Not everyone needs an MBA, but higher ed is trying to give more learners essential business skills. 

A big barrier to Michigan’s top public university falls, so step up, students

June 23, 2017 | Mark Schlissel

The University of Michigan president wants to make sure qualified students are not kept out of college because of cost concerns. The ball is now in their court.

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