#University Of Michigan


KEN GRABOWSKI: Is anything made in America anymore?

There are times in all of our lives when a revelation occurs or a lightbulb goes on in our head sending a message that makes us sit up and take notice. For me that took place recently when pulling out my clothes to wear for the day. Looking at the manufacturing tags in my clothes brought me to the realization that they apparently are more traveled than me.

Focus on Opioid Crisis Overlooks Rise in Stimulant Deaths

While much of the nation was focused on the opioid crisis, new research shows that another drug epidemic was taking the lives of U.S. military veterans. University of Michigan researchers say the rate of veteran overdose deaths involving cocaine, methamphetamines and other stimulants tripled from 2012 to 2018. Most of the veterans did not receive any substance abuse treatment in the year before they died.
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All Of The Data Behind This Year’s MBA Entrepreneurship Ranking

We say it all the time: No ranking is perfect. As journalists first, we approach rankings as a reporting exercise. We gather data from as many schools as possible to present in a digestible way for our readers. Part of that process includes opening the notebook, so to speak and sharing all of our data used to calculate actual rankings and the weights we used for each dataset.

Chelsea Area Fire Authority Recognized for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Partnership

At the October Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) monthly meeting, Chelsea Fire Chief Rob Arbini was presented a plaque from Steven Dowker. The plaque was awarded for CAFA’s involvement in an initiative sponsored by University of Michigan Medicine. Dowker is a Research Area Specialist Associate involved in M-RISE (Michigan Resuscitation...

An interview with Annie Rauwerda, the queen of the Wikipedia rabbit hole

Welcome to Small Talk, a series where we catch up with the internet's favorite Extremely Online individuals offline. -------------------- Annie Rauwerda is committed to the quest for useless knowledge. In April 2020, the 21-year-old University of Michigan student created the @depthsofwikipedia Instagram...

U-M Student-Run Investment Fund Targets Early-Stage Climate Tech Companies

ANN ARBOR—University of Michigan students and faculty have launched a student-run investment fund targeting early-stage climate tech companies that aim to make a real difference on climate change. The fund is the centerpiece of the Michigan Climate Venture, a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary program at the intersection of climate technology and venture...

Nationally Recognized Cardiac Expert Joins Hackensack University Medical Center as New Chief of Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Newswise — HACKENSACK, N.J. – Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to welcome Michael Joseph Lim, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, as chief of the hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Michael Lim, M.D. As a seasoned cardiac expert with 20 years of experience, Dr. Lim has earned national recognition for his...

Best Parental Practices for Eliminating the Nag Factor

The nag factor is the tendency of children, who are bombarded with marketers' messages, to unrelentingly request advertised items. According to a 2018 study, kids greatly influence, or kidfluence, family spending, and the nag factor and pester power influence these decisions. Tips for eliminating the nag factor include making rules...

Afghan journalist, former University of Michigan fellow returns to Ann Arbor after escaping Kabul

ANN ARBOR – Jawad Sukhanyar’s story reads more like an action-packed Hollywood screenplay than something experienced by a man and his family just two months ago. A longtime reporter for The New York Times in Kabul, Sukhanyar had returned to his home country in 2019 after completing the prestigious one-year Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan.

University of Michigan students demand systemwide change in climate strike protest

ANN ARBOR, MI - University of Michigan students walked out of class Friday to make their voices heard about the need for local, state and federal climate action. Around 150 students gathered Friday, Oct. 22, on the UM Diag, before marching on central campus to make their voices heard about the need for immediate action, including divesting from fossil fuels and setting target dates for carbon neutrality.