With marijuana reforms sweeping the nation, several cities in the state of Michigan may soon be seeing some changes as well. Read more
Michigan roads may see less agricultural traffic if transportation infrastructure plans continue to move forward. Read more
They spent their weekend in Alpena through the University’s Alternative Breaks program.
Students from various fields and majors gained hands-on experience working with shipwreck artifacts that help tell the tale of our region’s history.
Stephanie Gandulla is media and outreach coordinator for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
She said, “With those shipwrecks there are literally thousands of artifacts that are collected here at the sanctuary. So there’s a lot of work that goes into maintaining such an important collection. You’ve got to clean the artifacts, and perpetually really preserve them and conserve them. And then we also put them on display in our visitor’s centers. The CMU students are going to play a role in all of those aspects of artifact conservation and preservation.”
Gandulla said the students will also partake in an underwater robot build.
She said the team building exercise is meant to engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematic principles.
With the flu season coming to an end, doctors and health department officials are saying they saw an increase in influenza H1N1 hospitalizations. Read more
Central Michigan University students will soon have more opportunities to travel the world. Read more
MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland will now be better suited to handle trauma cases with its recently announced trauma center verification. Read more
A new report confirms what some people may have suspected; excessive alcohol consumption is a leading cause of preventable death. Read more
The Michigan Secretary of State has announced a new program to expand campaign finance reporting rules to smaller races. The program will give Michigan residents electronic access to campaign finance records for local candidates and ballot questions.
This weekend Central Michigan University will host its 25th annual Pow Wow Read more
Ferris State University is hosting it’s 15th annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition Saturday and Sunday. Read more