Students walk across the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

US Court Strikes Down Mich. Affirmative Action Ban

A federal appeals court has thrown out Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in college admissions and public hiring.



Michigan House Passes Education Budget Bills

Republicans in the Michigan House approved a budget deal Thursday for state universities, community colleges and public schools, outvoting Democrats who said it didn’t do enough to make up for last year’s education cuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012

Free College Tuition Plan Presented In Lansing

It’s called “Michigan 20-20” and supporters say the plan would ensure that every high schooler in the state has access to free college tuition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Michigan Budget Proposal May Bring Tuition Relief

After what university leaders have sometimes called a “decade of disinvestment,” Michigan’s public universities are poised to get a rare increase in state funding next fiscal year – and it could bring some tuition relief for students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012


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


US News & World Report Ranks Michigan’s Top Colleges

“U.S.News & World Report” released the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, with several Michigan schools making the cut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

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Ford, Zipcar Bring New Transportation To Mich. Universities

Ford Motor Company and Zipcar, Inc. are teaming up to help make transportation more affordable, fun and sustainable for students at more than 250 university campuses throughout the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2011

The Eastern Michigan University student center.

EMU, Union Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Food service and maintenance workers at Eastern Michigan University have agreed to go without pay raises for two years and contribute more toward their health insurance as part of a tentative agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2011

Students Protest Proposed University Cuts

Over 200 college students rallied in Lansing, saying they’re not happy about Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed cuts to universities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011


Michigan Prepared For University Cuts

With double-digit cuts to university funding proposed in Governor Rick Snyder’s budget plan, educators acrossthe state are preparing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2011