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Higher Education


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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Wayne State University Approves Tougher Admissions Policy

Wayne State University’s board has approved a tougher new admissions policy aimed at boosting the school’s graduation rate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

Michigan Lawmakers Work On Free College Tuition Plan

It’s an idea that probably sounds good to a lot of Michigan families: Free college tuition. Some Democratic lawmakers are working on a proposal that would do just that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Event Notices From December 16-18

The latest in event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2011

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Wayne State Might Tighten Admission Rules

The head of Wayne State University wants to make it tougher to be admitted into the school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Detroit Hosts ‘Super’ College Fair

It’s the biggest college fair in Detroit, and offers a tremendous opportunity for parents, college-bound students to gain valuable information on getting into college.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2011

College Board Launches Online Resource For Students Considering College

New interactive web experience provides valuable resources for students who need inspiration, facts and guidance to realize their college potential.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011


Mich. Community Colleges See Fewer Students

Michigan’s community colleges are seeing lower enrollment this fall versus a year ago and some students also are taking lighter class loads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2011


Census: More Women Earn Advanced Degrees Than Men

Recently released Census figures show women have surpassed men in the number of advanced degrees earned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2011

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EMU President Rips Higher Ed Funding Cuts

Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin made an impassioned plea against the proposed cuts in state funding during her separate appearances last week before the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education.




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