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Report: Michigan’s URC A Critical Asset

At the forefront of Michigan’s economic resurgence is the University Research Corridor, an alliance of Michigan’s three largest research institutions — Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011


Grand Valley Reports Record Internships, Economic Impact

The annual economic impact that Grand Valley State University has on the region rose by nearly $40 million to $680.4 million in the 2009-10 fiscal year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2011

An ArtPrize 2010 installation in Grand Rapids

GVSU: Economic Impact Of ArtPrize $7 Million

Grand Valley State University researchers have found that during the 2010 ArtPrize roughly 400,000 visitor days generated an estimated economic impact of as much as $7.5 million for the Grand Rapids area.


Michigan Rising, Buoyed By URC Students, R&D, Partnerships

As the state and U.S. economies sank, Michigan’s University Research Corridor grew in areas critical to the state’s resurgence: Educating more students and boosting research and technology gains, according to a new benchmark study. The […]