Talent & education

To prosper, Michigan must be a more educated place. Bridge will explore the challenges in education and identify policies and initiatives that address them.

Robots enter Flint, change lives

New robotics center at Flint’s Kettering University opens doors for minority students.

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How robotics changed one girl’s path

Flint Hamady High School student De’Shondria Bedenfield went from quiet student to champ with a milling machine after becoming hooked by robotics.

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UM soars, MSU doesn’t on freshmen test scores

Since 2001, Big Ten schools have become far more selective, when measured by the ACT scores of incoming freshmen. But MSU, like most in-state schools, stayed pretty much the same.

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Football, shmootball: Ohio State gets serious in the classroom

Since 2001, OSU has seen the average ACT test scores of incoming freshmen soar faster than any Big Ten school; it now stands behind only Northwestern and UM.

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Big Ten ACT scores soar

The ACT doesn’t tell everything about a student, or the school they attend, but incoming Big Ten freshmen need higher scores than ever to crack the conference.

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Western Michigan

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Grand Valley

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Michigan Tech

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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UM-Ann Arbor

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Central Michigan

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Wayne State

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Northern Michigan

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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UM-Flint

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Eastern Michigan

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Lake Superior

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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UM-Dearborn

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Saginaw Valley

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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Oakland University

Michigan’s public universities show nominal gains in student scores ACT scores of incoming freshmen at Michigan’s 15 public universities changed little since 2001, except at two places: The University of Michigan, where admissions became even more selective, and at Ferris State, where […]

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