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College installs virtual cadaver for biology classes

February 21, 2018
| By AP
DEARBORN — A Detroit-area college will use a virtual cadaver to teach students how to perform human dissections. Read More

West Michigan employers rate among 'Best Workplaces for Commuters'

February 20, 2018
Two local organizations have earned a designation for offering “exceptional” commuter benefits to their employees. Read More

Medical device developer wins $727K grant

February 20, 2018
The innovation arm of a local health system has received a $727,000 grant to support its efforts. Read More

Governor Snyder signs law to let charter schools get tax revenue

February 20, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a change allowing charter schools to receive revenue from certain voter-approved property tax hikes. Read More

Inside Track: A love of language

Former ballet dancer turns to sign language interpretation to help deaf students communicate.

February 16, 2018
Clinton McMurray loved ballet dancing when he was growing up. Read More

Region’s colleges bank $112 million in giving

U.S. colleges and universities raised $43.6 billion in donations, up 6.3 percent from 2016.

February 16, 2018
Six West Michigan colleges received more than $112.74 million in donations last year. Read More

Mayor calls for teamwork

In third State of the City address, Bliss details progress of 2017, challenges for 2018.

February 16, 2018
The positive developments in Grand Rapids last year happened because of community partnerships, according to Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. She said teamwork will be even more essential heading into a challenging 2018. Read More

CMU extends in-state tuition rates nationwide

February 16, 2018
| By AP
MOUNT PLEASANT — Central Michigan University is extending in-state tuition rates to students from across the country. Read More

Grand Rapids couple gives $4.3M to U-M

February 15, 2018
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan is getting $4.3 million from a Grand Rapids couple to largely help support an education partnership involving schools in West Michigan. Read More

MSU appoints health leaders after Nassar scandal

February 15, 2018
| By AP
EAST LANSING — Michigan State University is reorganizing the leadership of campus health services after the Larry Nassar scandal. Read More