How do you celebrate a once-in-a-lifetime event in the middle of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic? We talked to Michigan State University grads about making the best of Saturday’s ceremony and what’s next.
Educators and researchers at the Michigan State University College of Education, the University of Michigan School of Education and the Wayne State University College of Education are redoubling our efforts to assist school districts, parents and children deal with the challenges posed during a global coronavirus pandemic.
We always put patients first. But it’s time the system starts caring about us as well.
As the state does its part, one better way to reduce government spending would be to turn to Ford, General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler, recipients of public taxpayer dollars.
A Court of Claims judge hears arguments about whether the governor can issue emergency declarations without consent of the Legislature amid coronavirus. But even the judge acknowledges the case likely will be determined by a higher court.
Western Michigan in Kalamazoo intends to reopen its campus and classrooms to students for the fall semester, assuming public health directives related to the coronavirus pandemic allow it.
House Speaker Lee Chatfield writes that Michigan is ‘worse off’ because Gov. Gretchen Whitmer chose a legal battle rather than uniting with lawmakers to fight the coronavirus. History shows there’s a better way, he writes.
How bad is it going to be? Very bad. 22 percent unemployment. $1.9 billion in lost taxes out of what would be an $11 billion general fund this year alone. The only options: Huge cuts, tax increases or hope for a D.C. bailout.
Doctors are warning parents to watch for symptoms of pediatric multi-inflammatory syndrome tied to COVID-19 that can impact the heart. They urge parents to call their pediatrician early if symptoms appear.
Some 200 activists gathered at the Michigan Capitol on Thursday for a wet protest against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. It was a largely peaceful affair aside from a fight sparked by one protester hanging a doll from a noose.
Record-breaking Great Lakes water levels already wreak havoc on Michigan’s coastline. Now, they’re creating a new problem: How to maintain social distance at beaches reduced to a sliver of sand?
For some kids, the loss of school routine, interaction with friends, teachers and relatives compounds the stress of quarantine. Social interaction is the primary way that children learn.
Can my employer force me to come back to work? Will I lose my unemployment benefits? Bridge answers these questions and many more in a feature to address the rapidly evolving health threat.
There are plenty of youth-serving organizations around our state that assist youth inside the curve. Find one that is doing good work on behalf of disconnected children and give them a little stimulus to continue their missions well after the curve is flattened.
Financial pressures from the pandemic could spell the end of more independent medical practices in Michigan, which critics fear will result in less personalized care and fewer doctors in rural regions.
Two budget directors for Michigan governors Granholm and Snyder, no strangers to difficult financial decisions, lay out a framework for those addressing pending state budget issues.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday asked Vice President Mike Pence to discourage continued Capitol protests over her coronavirus quarantine orders. She also draws a direct link between Lansing demonstrators and the virus spreading to rural parts of Michigan.
Under the bill, which passed unanimously, the federal funds would be set aside for child care, front-line workers, testing and more. It now moves to the House.
Eastern Michigan University and Saginaw Valley State University join rush to bring students back in fall amid coronavirus. Most Michigan colleges that have announced plans for September are choosing to return to face-to-face classes.
Protest organizers include at least six people connected to the “medical freedom” movement, with some promoting conspiracies about the pandemic and vaccine testing. The protest comes as health officials report steep declines in child immunization rates in Michigan.