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Collaborative $3.5 Million NIH Grant Helps Continue Work in Minority Aging and Health

Monday, December 10, 2018
Patient Black Female with Nurse

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has joined a long-standing partnership with the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University and the Institute of Social Research…

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University Research Corridor Adds $18.7 Billion to State Economy

Thursday, September 6, 2018
URC report

Michigan’s University Research Corridor contributed $18.7 billion to the state economy in 2017, according to the group’s latest economic impact report. Up from $16.5 billion in 2015, the…

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MSU, URC Universities Develop Infrastructure Solutions

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Potholed roads, aging water systems, and vulnerable underwater transmission lines remind residents daily of the importance of adequate and safe public infrastructure. Michigan’s three University Research Corridor (URC)…

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URC Tops in U.S. for Advanced Degrees in Med/Bio Sciences

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Michigan’s URC conducted $2.3 billion in R&D in 2016, an increase of 53.8 percent since 2007

An annual benchmark report commissioned by Michigan’s University Research Corridor again ranks the group of universities No. 1 in the nation for awarding advanced degrees in medicine and biological science….

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Michigan’s Research Universities Add $2.15B in R&D to Economy

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The three universities comprising Michigan’s University Research Corridor spent $2.15 billion in research and development (R&D) in fiscal 2015, up 53 percent since formation of the URC in…

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Michigan Universities Studying Flint Water Filters

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Flint, Michigan

Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University are conducting studies to determine the best ways to manage the type of point-of-use water…

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$4.8M Grant to Study Environmental Influences on Child Health

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Nigel Paneth

A $4.8 million grant awarded to Michigan State University from the National Institutes of Health will help Michigan’s top three research universities, a leading health care system and…

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Michigan Research Universities Get $9mil. for Alzheimer’s Center

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The U.S. National Institutes of Health will award an estimated $9 million over the next 5 years to a new statewide center to enhance the understanding and treatment…

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Customer Satisfaction Wins in the Stock Market

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Tomas Hult, Claes Fornell and Donald C. Cook

Satisfy your customers and win in the stock market, says a new study by a team of researchers from Michigan’s University Research Corridor, who found positive stock returns…

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Research Universities Contribute $17.5B to State Economy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
R&D for URC

Michigan’s University Research Corridor continues to be a growing driver of the state’s knowledge economy, a new report shows. The three URC members – Michigan State University, the…

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