Wavemaker, Security Brief

Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On Campus

This week’s standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.



WSU, Oakland Raise Tuition Rates

Wayne State University is raising tuition 8.9 percent, a jump much greater than those of other public universities in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013


Michigan College-Entrance Exam Results Mixed

Michigan’s high school juniors showed slight gains on ACT college-entrance exam scores but declines on parts of the Michigan Merit Exam, according to results released by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Tuition Going Up At Michigan State University

Juniors and seniors at Michigan State University will have fewer dollars for beer and pizza.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2013


Mich. Senate OKs Budget For Schools, Universities

The Senate approved an education spending plan Wednesday that includes per-pupil funding increases for K-12 schools and early childhood education.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

GVSU Student Services Building (credit: Demhem/Wikimedia commons)

Grand Valley Expands Detroit Presence With New HQ

GVSU is widening its footprint in Detroit with the opening of a downtown complex to help manage the operations of charter schools and other education and business programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2013

Report: Michigan’s Colleges Inconsistent On Safety Drills

Michigan’s colleges and universities are inconsistent about practicing lockdowns and conducting other safety drills, according to a report published Tuesday following a two-month investigation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013


Long Labor Contracts Draw Ire Of Mich. Republicans

Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2013

University Internet Outage Not Weather-Related

Many of the state’s universities and school districts were hit with an internet outage overnight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

Snyder Wants 2 Percent Bump In Education Funding

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose giving public schools, universities and community colleges two percent more overall funding in the next school year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013