October 21, 2015 | Bridge Staff
When it comes to college education, Michigan residents say they face a conundrum. They firmly believe that earning a college degree or other advanced training beyond high school is very important to prospering in today’s economy. Yet ever-rising tuition now leaves many questioning whether the costs of college actually pay off in the long run.
October 6, 2015 | Bridge Staff
Some workers question the quality of services available through workforce development agencies - and suggest there are inadequate resources for workers to improve their basic skills. Join us on Oct 20 to add your voice to this important issue.
October 1, 2015 | Bridge Staff
Michigan universities have invested heavily in programs to curb dangerous drinking, with mixed results. Experts suggest ways that both schools and lawmakers in Lansing can help keep students safer. Meanwhile, a model for success emerges in Nebraska.
September 29, 2015 | Bridge Staff
Universities are spending millions to curb dangerous drinking. Yet blackout partying persists in a puke-and-rally culture. Bridge investigates what works, and what doesn’t, in the ongoing battle to keep college students safe.
September 18, 2015 | Bridge Staff
What's the best way to help students make decisions about post-secondary education and careers? And who should provide career navigation and guidance? What do the experts say? Join us October 5 and add your voice to this important discussion.
September 17, 2015 | Bridge Staff
Please join The Center for Michigan and more than three dozen state and national experts this fall for in-depth discussions on Career Navigation, Upward Mobility, and College Affordability. Reserve your space today!
September 8, 2015 | Bridge Staff
Hear Gov. Rick Snyder, presidents from U-M, MSU and Grand Valley, and innovative business, academic and legislative leaders address what residents tell the Center for Michigan they want done: lowering the price tag of higher education and broadening career opportunities for workers of all ages.
August 13, 2015 | Bridge Staff
See how much ground the middle class has lost in every Michigan county since buying power peaked, in an interactive map that confirms what you’ve feared when you pay your monthly bills.
July 17, 2015 | Bridge Staff
The ADA made it possible for individuals with physical and mental challenges to more fully integrate with the able-bodied world, through “reasonable accommodation” to their needs.
June 16, 2015 | Bridge Staff
A no-frills toilet in one city park has proven indestructible to vandals, yet potentially mortifying to patrons. Has Detroit prototyped the public restroom of the future?
May 21, 2015 | Bridge Staff
The Center for Michigan’s public engagement team has been traveling the state to facilitate Community Conversations about jobs and workforce development. These discussions will conclude at the end of this month. JOIN IN AND MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!