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Detroit Free Press

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by David:

Grand Rapids offers free community college to city's high school graduates

The new program will pay for a free associate's degree at Grand Rapids Community College for all students graduating from a high school in the city. → Read More

2 Michigan universities facing enrollment challenges know they have to make big changes

Western Michigan and Central Michigan universities seek to stem enrollment declines, rethink who they are → Read More

Eastern Michigan to get $500k a year to draw students to science, math

The $500,000 annually will be used to expand programming aimed at increasing the number of women in STEM fields → 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

Michigan State University provost abruptly resigns in wake of Nassar report

June Youatt, Michigan State University's No. 2 official, resigned in the wake of a federal report that criticized her oversight of William Strampel. → Read More

MSU to pay record $4.5M fine in Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal

MSU to pay record fine in the Larry Nassar scandal and must hire an outside firm to review sex assault case decisions. → Read More

MSU: Nassar deserved criminal penalties, but we can't be held liable for his sexual assaults

MSU, in lengthy court filing, asks judge to throw out lawsuits from second-wave of Nassar victims, says law proves school can't be held liable → Read More

Appeals court: Judge erred in mandating U-M president appear in court for sex assault lawsuit

A lower-level judge shouldn't have tried to force U-M's president to show up in open court for a settlement conference in sex assault lawsuit. → Read More

Michigan Tech to add varsity esports program next fall

Michigan Technological University will add a varsity esports team next fall. It will be the first public university in state to offer it as a varsity sport → Read More

Judge: It's 'plausible' Michigan State buried sex assault claims against athletes

The judge ruled a lawsuit against MSU should continue. The suit, filed by Bailey Kowalski, alleges she was sexually assaulted by basketball players → Read More

Feds continue investigations into Michigan State's handling of Larry Nassar case

A pair of investigations in Michigan State University's handling of sexual assault cases, including the Larry Nassar case, continues. → Read More

Could federal court ruling push how colleges handle sexual assault to U.S. Supreme Court?

Could campus sex assault investigation be headed to Supreme Court? → Read More

Judge rules against Wayne State board members seeking to overturn property purchase

The suit is the latest battle in the war between board members at the Detroit school. → Read More

U-M trying to out former grad student as gay, court filing claims

A court filing claims U-M attorneys are trying to out a former graduate student who is suing them for ignoring sexual harassment and assault as gay → Read More

Lou Anna Simon retires from MSU with $2.45M payment

The former Michigan State University president who stepped down in disgrace after the Larry Nassar scandal will now leave the faculty position she holds. → Read More