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Rochester Hills’ Oakland University Announces $150M Campaign

Rochester Hills-based Oakland University has announced a $150-million fundraising campaign, the largest in the school’s history. It has raised more than $50 million in the campaign's quiet phase over the past two years.

Ann Arbor’s U-M, East Lansing’s MSU, State Department of Ed to Collaborate on Education...

Ann Arbor’s University of Michigan, East Lansing’s Michigan State University, and the Michigan Department of Education and the Center for Educational Performance and Information Tuesday announced a research collaboration based at a new data center at U-M.

Wayne State University in Detroit Joins National Effort to Increase College Access

Detroit’s Wayne State University is participating in a national effort by 130 public universities and systems to increase college access, close the achievement gap, and award hundreds of thousands of degrees by 2025. The participating institutions will work in clusters of four-12, and WSU President M. Roy Wilson will lead a cluster of 11 urban universities.

Canton Township’s Mans Lumber and Millwork Acquires Ypsilanti’s Washtenaw Door and Trim

Canton Township’s Mans Lumber and Millwork, which specializes in lumber, millwork, decking, kitchens, and baths, has acquired Ypsilanti’s Washtenaw Door and Trim. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Report: As Robots, Autonomous Vehicles Deliver Products, Infrastructure, Consumer Culture to Change

KPMG, a global professional service company with a Detroit office, predicts the development of autonomous delivery vehicles will drive consumer demand for more and faster deliveries and lead to a new product delivery ecosystem.

CEO Gift Guide 2018

Our holiday shopping guide takes you from the American Revolution to outer space.

Wayne County to Sell 511 Woodward Building to Birmingham’s Elia Group

Wayne County announced Sunday it has reached a $4.65-million tentative deal to sell the 511 Woodward Building in downtown Detroit to Birmingham’s Elia Group. The deal is pending approval by the Wayne County Commission.

Researchers at Ann Arbor’s U-M Find Drug Building Block that is Safe for Livers

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have discovered a drug building block that can replace those currently used in medications that can be harmful to livers.

General Motors to Close 5 Plants in U.S. and Canada, Including Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly and...

Detroit’s General Motors today announced it will close five plants in 2019 in Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, and Canada as part of a larger restructuring plan. The company expects the plan will save it $6 billion by the end of 2020.

Auburn Hills’ FCA Unveils Ram 1500 North Edition

Ram is prepping its truck line for winter with the unveiling this week of its new 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition.