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Michigan Professor Explains Why Americans Call It “Soccer” and Not “Football”

Jun 14, 2014 AM EDT Have you ever wondered why Americans label the world's most popular sport as "Soccer" while the rest of the world refers to it as "Football"?

University of Michigan to Create Simulated City to Test Future Robotic Cars

Jun 06, 2014 AM EDT University of Michigan will inaugurate a testing ground for automated vehicles on its North Campus, this fall.

Michigan Researchers Develop Technology That Converts Manure Into Clean Water

May 30, 2014 AM EDT In an attempt to resolve the agricultural problem of manure management, Michigan State University researchers have developed a new technology that extracts clean and drinkable water from manure.

Cyberbullying Also Prevalent in Poor, High-Crime Neighborhoods: Study

May 26, 2014 AM EDT Cyberbullying isn't just limited to middle class or affluent neighborhoods. The problem equally persists in poor, high-crime neighborhoods, according to a Michigan State University study.

Michigan Researchers Design App for Early Intervention in Bipolar Disorder

May 14, 2014 AM EDT Bipolar disorder affecting tens of millions of people worldwide is characterised with alternative manic and depression episodes.

Steel Company Donates$255,000 to MTU to Support Lab

May 08, 2014 AM EDT Steel producer Nucor Corporation has made a gift of $255,000 to Michigan Technological University to support the establishment of a lab, called the Nucor Industrial Control and Automation Laboratory.

Soon-To-Be Michigan Graduate Sells Ad Space on Graduation Cap to Repay Loans

Jan 21, 2014 AM EST Graduates are normally on the lookout for part time jobs besides their regular work to repay student loans as quickly as possible. Alex Benda, a soon-to-be graduate of the University of Michigan, has ...

President Wasn’t Drunk During Halftime Speech, Michigan Officials Say

Nov 12, 2013 AM EST The University of Michigan officials have come forward in support of school’s president, Mary Sue Coleman. They have denied all the speculations and allegations about Coleman being drunk while ...

GVSU Removes Sculpture Following Nude Student Parodies of Miley Cyrus ‘Wrecking Ball’ Video

Sep 18, 2013 AM EDT Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Michigan have been forced to remove a long-standing campus' hanging sculpture after naked students have been found imitating Miley Cyrus' latest 'Wrecking Ball' ...

Savers Are More Romantically Attractive Than Spenders, Study

Aug 22, 2013 AM EDT Savers will be generally preferred over spenders in romantic relationships, according to a study conducted by researchers Jenny Olson and Scott Rick of the University Of Michigan Ross School Of ...

Unauthorized Immigrants And Military Veterans to Pay In-State Tuition at U-M

Jul 19, 2013 AM EDT Unauthorized immigrants from Michigan schools along with military and honorably discharged veterans will now pay in-state tuition rates at the University of Michigan (U-M).

US Universities to Produce Next-Generation Microelectronics

Jan 19, 2013 AM EST The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Semiconductor Research Corporation have granted nearly $200 million for the next five years to top universities in the country to develop the next ...

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