Zahraa Mougnieh creates hands-on ‘Kid Chemist’ learning program

"Communities of Hope" features Detroiters from communities of color who have been looking for ways to persevere during the pandemic....

The cost of a college degree: Is it worth it?

The price of a four-year college education has skyrocketed. There are now 43 million borrowers who collectively owe more than...

SMASH Academy aims to help students overcome barriers to STEM careers

The Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) is wrapping up its summer portion of a multi-year program to prepare...

Why expanding access to higher education in Michigan matters

On Friday, Dr. Antoine Garibaldi will end his tenure as president of the University of Detroit Mercy. He was both...

Mackinac Policy Conference: How Michigan can improve its economic competitiveness

The health of Michigan’s businesses is tied to the state’s economic outputs. And those businesses are dependent on the well-being...

Wayne State President reveals deeply personal experiences in new memoir

Wayne State University President Dr. M. Roy Wilson is turning inward with a new memoir that is both reflective and...

Rep. Dingell talks Biden budget, elder care

President Joe Biden recently unveiled his $5.8 trillion budget proposal. It would increase taxes on billionaires, increase funding for police...

The laws targeting the queer community in Florida and beyond

  In Florida, the state legislature passed a bill restricting discussion of gender and sexuality in school. The bill, which...

After-school program connects students to communities

  The Youth Empowerment Solutions Program, also referred to as “YES,” was formed in 2004 through a partnership with Flint...

How private money and dark money undermine public education

  Maurice Cunningham recently retired from the University of Massachusetts – Boston where he’s been researching dark money and privatization...

New partnership aims to build connections between Pakistan and Michigan

  Global Ties Detroit, an organization that has been working to connect Detroit to the rest of the world for...

How is Black history actually taught in American schools?

It’s Black History Month — a time many Americans take to reflect on the contributions of African Americans as well as...