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Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren Names Vice President of Nursing

Warren’s Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital has named Kim Ronnisch vice president of nursing, effective Aug. 27. Ronnisch will also oversee nursing and the market-wide Visual Monitoring Hub at Ascension River District Hospital in East China Township, south of Port Huron.

East Lansing’s MSU to Break Ground on $100M STEM Teaching and Learning Facility

Michigan State University in East Lansing Friday announced it will break ground on a $100-million STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Teaching and Learning Facility.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Meets With British Ambassador to Partner on Electronic Vehicle Technologies

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder today welcomed Sir Kim Darroch KCMG, the British ambassador to the United States, to Michigan.

Bridge Between One Woodward and Guardian Building Becomes Permanent Home of Light Art Installation

Detroit Skybridge, an unused bridge connecting One Woodward and the Guardian Building, has gotten new life as the structure for a permanent installation by contemporary artist Phillip K. Smith III. The bridge, which features windows colored by light, was illuminated for the first time just after 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Scientists at East Lansing’s MSU Discover Gene Malfunction Associated With Arthritic Autoimmune Disorder

A new study from East Lansing-based Michigan State University has found a malfunctioning gene associated with ankylosing spondylitis, or AS, that is directly linked to the loss of vital immune cells that may prevent the disease.

National Black MBA Association Conference Coming to Detroit for Event’s 40th Anniversary

The National Black MBA Association will host its 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition Sept. 25-29 at Cobo Center in Detroit.

Report: Michigan Employer Demand for Lightweighting Doubles in Six Years

Employer demand for lightweighting-related skills in Michigan increased between the first and second quarters of 2018 and has doubled since the first quarter of 2012 with more than 56,000 job postings, according to a new report released by Detroit’s LIFT — Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow.

Michigan Technological University in Houghton Hosts World’s First Freshwater Site for Testing Autonomous Watercraft

The Smart Ships Coalition of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence has unveiled its Marine Autonomy Research Site, the world’s first freshwater location for testing unmanned surface and underwater vessels. The site is located in Houghton, and will be managed by Michigan Technological University.

Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System Joins Medicaid Transformation Project

Henry Ford Health System in Detroit has joined 16 other health systems in the U.S. on the Medicaid Transformation Project, a national effort to transform health care and related social needs for the nearly 75 million Americans who rely on Medicaid.

Troy’s NAI to Open Manufacturing Facility in China

NAI, a Troy-based manufacturer of global connectivity solutions for high-performance systems used in the industrial technology, telecom, and medical industries, Wednesday announced the opening of a manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China. The plant is slated to open Sept. 1.