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Program connects young people to Lake Superior
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
For youngsters who have grown up a stone's throw from its shores, Lake Superior's enormous presence can sometimes be taken for granted. Michigan State University Extension's Life of Lake Superior program offers youngsters and adults alike a fresh take on the recreational and educational opportunities offered by this powerful natural resource.
Opinion: Change Michigan law, not yourself
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Incredibly, if you are lesbian or gay, bisexual or transgender and work in Michigan you can be fired for simply being who you are. Curtis Lipscomb of KICK, a Detroit agency for LGBT African Americans, says the time to change the law is now.
Program offers opportunities for those often forgotten by the foster care system
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
"Aging out" of the foster care system leaves young adults on their own in the world, often with little or no instruction or guidance on how to build a successful life. The Michigan Youth Opportunity Initiative is a new program that offers youths from foster homes support and common sense information as they learn to live in the "real world."
Sault Ste. Marie beckons to entrepreneurs with new Smart Zone
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The Upper Peninsula could become the hub for successful entrepreneurialism thanks to the recently opened Sault Ste. Marie SmartZone. Read how budding entrepreneurs can get help turning an idea into reality by taking advantage of the many professional services offered.
Upper Peninsula partners come together on Safe Routes to School program
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The tiny village of Newberry is showing Yoopers and Michiganders alike how to collaborate to develop a better community through transportation.
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Grant will fund student-faculty center at LSSU
Business accelerator dedicated at LSSU
LSSU to build new hall
iCademy is new online K-12 charter school from LSSU
NMU breaks ground on new academic building
Gogebic Community College remodels three mall storefronts in Houghton for satellite location
NMU to charter new Detroit-area school
Michigan Tech opens Great Lakes Research Center
Bay College, NMU both get funds for capital projects
Dematic opens in Houghton with 12 jobs, expected to expand in the future
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Source: Anchorage Daily News
NMU alum to compete on Jeopardy
Source: Northern Michigan University
Marquette man named to softball hall of fame
Source: Mining Journal
PBS documentary to explore Calumet's Italian Hall disaster
Economist studies counties of the U.P.
White House amends map to include the U.P.
Source: Detroit Free Press
NMU's ROTC program to continue
Source: The Mining Journal
Tech Tour visits U.P.
Source: CBS Detroit
Michigan Tech alum contributes to lunar mission
Source: Michigan Tech News
Scientists study U.P. lake for ecological change
Source: University of Wisconsin News
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Eslinger moves into economic development position at NMU
Bay College hires accounting clerk, library director
Michigan Tech student entrepreneurs win pitch competition
NMU to partner with Micro Imaging Technology to research staph, MRSA infections
Merit Network completes fiber-optic network across southern Upper Peninsula
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New underwater robot housed at Michigan Tech will help inspect Great Lakes pipelines
Smartphone apps developed at Tech to connect citizens and scientists for research
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Two Upper Peninsula historic sites added to national register
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