Taylor Pinson

Washtenaw Community College

Washtenaw Community College is freezing tuition levels for some of its students.

ClkerFreeVectorImages

Marijuana advocates are gathering in Detroit Wednesday for "National Weed Day."  

Eastern Michigan University

The school year is almost over, and many college graduates are getting ready to look for their first real job.  Unfortunately, that search is being made even tougher thanks to a recent increase in phishing scams.

  

The University of Michigan's Museum of Natural History is asking the public to help build one of its new exhibits.

Wooly Mammoth
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

The University of Michigan's Museum of Natural History is trying to raise money for a new woolly mammoth exhibit.

Eastern Michigan University

Dozens of people marched across Eastern Michigan University's campus Wednesday to promote autism acceptance.

Teacher Job Fair
Eastern Michigan University / emich.edu

Hundreds of people are coming to Eastern Michigan University today for the school's annual teacher job fair

Lead Poisoning
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

The ongoing water crisis in Flint is raising concerns among many local parents about lead poisoning in Washtenaw County.

Rynearson Stadium
Courtesy Photo / Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University is holding its annual spring football game tomorrow at 3 PM in Rynearson Stadium.

Wolverine Pathways
Courtesy Photo / University of Michigan

A University of Michigan program aimed at helping students in Ypsilanti and Southfield prepare for college is off to a promising start.

Wikipedia Commons

Roundabouts are becoming a common sight along Washtenaw County's roads, but many people still struggle to use them.

Washtenaw County

The search for a new Washtenaw County Administrator could be the focus of Wednesday's Board of Commissioners meeting.

Pittsfield Township
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

In addition to picking a presidential candidate, voters in Pittsfield Township are being asked to renew a millage increase to help pay for parks and other recreation areas.  


For Sale Sign
Panama / flickr.com

Washtenaw County is one of the state's most expensive counties in which to live. 

Saint Joseph Mercy
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor has been named one of the nation's top 100 hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.

Water Faucet
Steve Johnson / flickr.com

The ongoing Flint water crisis is causing many people to take a closer look at where their water comes from.  

No Smoking
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

The smoking ban in Ann Arbor is expanding to include more parks.

Jorge Avellan / 89.1 WEMU

'Rosie the Riveter' would be proud. The new location for the Yankee Air Museum is a step closer to opening to the public. The site? Rosie's stomping grounds at the historic, former, Willow Run Bomber plant. Jorge Avellan has the details. 


  Ypsilanti City Councilwoman Ann Brown wants to win election to the Michigan House of Representatives.  The 2nd Ward Democrat will run in the 54th district. That seat in Lansing is presently held by David Rutledge, a Superior Township Democrat. Brown, at one time, served  as a district manager for Rutledge who is being term-limited out of office in 2016. 

University of Michigan / University of Michigan

Students, faculty and transplant recipients lined up on the University of Michigan's Diag Monday to highlight the ongoing need for more organ donors.

  The event was organized by the Wolverines for Life advocacy group to raise awareness of the ongoing shortage of organs available for transplant.

  "We wanted to create a line where there shouldn't be a line. We don't think people should have to wait for life-saving donation," said the director of the University of Michigan Transplant Center, Dr. John Magee. 

College students and university employees are being warned to keep an eye out for phishing scams and other bogus e-mails. Fraudsters often target academic institutions during the fall with online scams and bogus e-mails to try to trick people into giving up personal information.

Obama, Mary Sue Coleman
WikiMedia Commons / White House Photo by Pete Souza

Former University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman has been named the next president of the Association of American Universities. Coleman served as U-M's president from 2002 to 2014 and helped form numerous partnerships with other academic, business and government organizations. 

Eastern Michigan University

After 4 years of protests and debate, Eastern Michigan University has announced its decision to retire the school's controversial Huron logo a second time.

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University has recieved a $3.26 million donation to it special education and music therapy programs. The gift comes long-time supporters William and Delores Brehm. The two have donated a total of $8.5 million to EMU over the years, and are now the largest individual donors in the school's history. 

Rose Bellanca
Washtenaw Community College

Washtenaw Community College's Board of Trustees has approved another contract extension for the school's current president. Dr. Rose Bellanca has served as WCC's president since 2011. Under the new agreement she will continue to serve through 2018.

Pages