| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:39 AM
The verdict is in: Tannery Creek is a pretty healthy creek, and University of Michigan graduate students would like to keep it that way.
The graduate students, who are in the University of Michigan's Department of Natural Resources and Environment,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:53 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The wife of billionaire real estate mogul Sam Zell is giving $50 million to support the University of Michigan's acclaimed graduate writing program. The donation, to be announced Thursday, is believed to be by far the largest...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Petoskey High School has been looking at the issue of weighted grades for the past couple of years through site improvement and district Teaching and Learning Council processes, but thus far has determined “there is no compelling evidence”...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In my book, donating money to support creative writing programs is generally a good thing. But I'm -- hmm, let's call it conflicted -- over a $50-million donation to the University of Michigan's MFA program in creative writing from Helen Zell, wife of Sam...
| Mar 8, 2013
The first time I met Paul Durica, he was Ben Reitman.
This was a few summers ago at the annual Bughouse Square Debates, held by the Newberry Library in the small Washington Square Park across the street and celebrating the bygone era when that park...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Graduate students from the University of Michigan who are studying the Tannery Creek watershed will be hosting a community forum on Monday, March 4.
The forum will take place at two times throughout the day. Residents and businesses who live or work...
| Mar 3, 2013
The National Prayer Breakfast is held each year on the first Thursday of February in Washington, D.C. This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Benjamin Carson.
Not familiar with Ben Carson? Let me tell you a little about him.
Carson grew up in Detroit,...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Two decades after his death in 1993, the memory of Newport News surgeon and civil rights activist C. Waldo Scott still remains strong among many residents of the city he worked so long to transform.
Not a month goes by without some past patient or...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:41 AM
BOYNE CITY — Imagine waking up, looking out the window at the sun rising over Lake Charlevoix, then walking out the door to a bustling sidewalk. A short stroll from one end of town to the other reveals multiple coffee shops, bookstores, restaurants,...
| Jun 18, 2013
Owner, Vanille Patisserie
2229 N. Clybourn Ave. and at the French Market, 131 N. Clinton St.
When Sophie Evanoff was a kid, she baked from scratch with her mother and occasionally took a day off school.
"Any time the church would...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:57 AM
A solar-powered car designed by students at the University of Michigan looks like a rolling table top with wheels. But aesthetic oddities might give them the edge in this year’s World Solar Challenge, an 1,800-mile race across Australia spanning one...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:24 PM
In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...