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Michigan Public Universities Have $23.9B ‘Economic Footprint’

Michigan’s 15 public universities are responsible for more than 120,000 Michigan jobs and $23.9 billion in total economic activity, according to an economic study comissioned by the Presidents Council of the State Universities of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

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A College Education Could Actually Leave You In The Red

A new study from the Brookings Center on Children and Families finds that a college education might not be a wise investment for some people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

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Canada Luring Students From U.S. With Lower Tuition Costs

If college here in metro Detroit is breaking the bank, consider an international option and cross the border. Find out why savvy education shoppers are putting Canadian universities on their short list in this special report by WWJ’s Kathryn Larson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

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Decision Day: Students Across Mich. To Choose Future College

Wednesday is decision day for high school seniors across Michigan, who will be choosing where to go to college.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

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Financial Aid Makes College Affordable for You

If a family is unable to contribute the entire cost, financial aid is available to bridge the gap. Learn more about the three main types of financial aid.

04/24/2013

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University Of Michigan Gets $50 Million Gift For Writing

The donation is believed to be by far the largest ever gift to such a program, and comes at a time when most major gifts to higher education are supporting science, not the humanities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

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Michigan Lawmaker Proposes In-State Tuition For Vets

A Democratic lawmaker has introduced two joint resolutions that would provide any active-duty, reserve or honorary discharged service members with in-state tuition at Michigan state universities and community colleges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2013

HR Notices From May 23

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused businesses, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2012

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Business Leaders For Michigan Calls For Boosting Investment In Higher Ed

Monday in Lansing, state and national higher education, economic and business leaders met to talk about how to strengthen and grow Michigan’s economy by leveraging its higher education system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

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Initiative To Examine Student Success At Community Colleges

Do low-income college students who receive public benefits stay in school longer and complete their studies faster?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012

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