David Jesse, Detroit Free Press

David Jesse

Detroit Free Press

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by David:

U-M researchers use laser to hack voice-activated devices like Amazon Echo

The researchers used a laser beam from outside of a house to activate smart devices, including unlocking doors. → Read More

4 Wayne State board members vote to fire President Roy Wilson — but it may not stick

Four board members voted to fire Wayne State President Roy Wilson at end of committee meeting Monday. But vote might not be binding. → Read More

Deposition about Auston Robertson's MSU recruitment should be made public, lawyers say

Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio not wanting bad publicity about Auston Robertson recruitment no reason to seal Mark Hollis' deposition → Read More

University of Michigan plans $300M-plus 'innovation center' at failed jail site

Dan Gilbert and Stephen Ross are teaming up to develop the project in downtown Detroit that also could include a hotel and residential building. → Read More

Wayne State board members continue attacks on Wilson, including new free tuition pledge

Three board members continued their attacks on President Roy Wilson, saying he overstepped his authority in giving free tuition → Read More

MSU trustee Schlichting resigns, cites frustration with secrecy on board

Former Henry Ford Health CEO quits MSU board over its unwillingness to allow an independent investigation after Nassar scandal. → Read More

Wayne State to give free tuition to Detroit students who graduate high school

The free tuition will start with this year's graduating class and be for any student who lives in the city of Detroit and graduates from high school. → Read More

Getting to college from rural Michigan is tough. Staying is tougher

There’s more to increasing college graduates than just free college. Rural area students have challenges to overcome that extend way beyond money. → Read More

Poverty in rural Michigan: Relentless aging and few opportunities for those of working age

"You’re not living well. You’re living an unhealthy lifestyle in every aspect. It’s one foot on a banana peel and one foot on concrete." → Read More

32 Michigan counties don't have colleges — and it's trapping residents in poverty

Michigan's poorest counties are education deserts, creating a cycle of a lack of jobs that entrenches poverty. → Read More

University of Michigan to host presidential debate in 2020

The University of Michigan will host a presidential debate less than a month beofre the 2020 election → Read More

Researchers to create database of Nassar-related documents, stories

A group of researchers is starting a collection of Nassar-related documents and stories to help in prevention efforts → Read More

Hillary Clinton: America is losing credibility on world stage

In appearance at the University of Michigan, Hillary Clinton notes the world's issues now need "intelligent diplomacy," implies it's missing. → Read More

MSU sets record it doesn't want, thanks to Nassar: Most rapes reported in one year in Clery report

The annual Clery report, which is mandated by federal government, includes nearly 1,000 rapes — most attributed to Larry Nassar. → Read More

Antonio Brown is a student again, taking online classes at Central Michigan

Antonio Brown, the former All-Pro wide receiver who has been released from two NFL teams in the last month, is back in school - at least online school → Read More

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio to judge: I shouldn't be deposed about Robertson recruitment

Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's lawyers filed a motion Friday to limit a deposition under oath by a former staffer who is suing Dantonio. → Read More

Judge: Christian group's lawsuit against Wayne State University can move forward

A federal judge ruled claims that Wayne State discriminated against InterVarsity student group are plausible, keep lawsuit going. → Read More

U-M to build new $920 million hospital on Ann Arbor campus

The new adult hospital from Michigan Medicine will add more than 150 adult beds to existing slots, will be complete in 2024 → Read More

MSU trustees partner to buy, rehab downtown Muskegon building

The two trustees have formed a new company to buy a dilapidated building from the city of Muskegon and redevelop it. → Read More

Nassar survivors: MSU president must act after 'complete betrayal' from board members

Rachael Denhollander, Sterling Riethman, Sarah Klein: 4 board members kill chance to finally get answers in Nassar case; MSU president must step in. → Read More