University of Michigan

10:57 am
Fri April 19, 2013

University of Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman to retire next year

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University regents say it will be a challenge to find someone with the experience needed to the institution
University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman will retire at the end of the 2013-14 school year when her current contract runs out, she officially announced Thursday. The Ann Arbor school's Board of Regents will launch a search for her replacement as the leader of one of the nation's elite public universities.
6:33 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Four fires reported in Ann Arbor after NCAA basketball champiosnhip game

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No injuries after the University of Michigan loses to Louisville Monday night
They came to party. They left thinking about class tomorrow. After spending all day getting hyped up about their basketball team playing for the national championship, University of Michigan students packed the Crisler Center, roaring their approval loudly and often. But as the game slipped away, they headed for exits, jamming into buses and heading back to central campus.
4:31 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Michiganders earn $4,000 less than the U.S. average, says UM Economist

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Economists at the University of Michigan say workers in the state's private sector earn about $4,000 less a year than the national average.
(courtesy photo/used under Creative Commons license) By Rick Haglund/Bridge Magazine correspondent Separate data compiled by state labor market analysts on 22 occupational groups found the average wage in Michigan was lower than the national average wage in 16 of those groups in 2010.