Demand rising for middle-skilled jobs

Employers also are looking for well-rounded and dependable workers.

LANSING — Not everyone needs a bachelor’s degree. Read More

Doctor shortage linked (maybe) to malpractice suits

LANSING — There is consensus that a statewide doctor shortage exists in some specialties, but how to fix the problem is contentious. Read More

College degrees pay off even during recession, new study shows

Pew study shows college grads had lower unemployment rate than their counterparts.

LANSING — A four-year college degree is still worth paying for — even during recession years, a recent study shows. Read More

Universities innovate, cut costs as state aid drops

There is concern for future of federal student aid as Congress prepares budget.

LANSING — Public universities in Northern and West Michigan are trying to become smarter with their money as state appropriations continue to decline and other revenue sources fail to pick up the slack. Read More