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Colleges, Universities Embrace New Virtual Learning Reality

Students move forward during pandemic by shifting to online course delivery Developments concerning the COVID-19 pandemic are occurring hourly. Interviews for this article were conducted between March 27 and April 6 and should be taken in context. With COVID-19 making large gatherings a threat to public health, staying home and social distancing is a necessity […]

Medical Examiner Drug Report

The Stats Michelle A. Fox, D-ABMDI, is the Sparrow forensic pathology supervisor & chief investigator of the Office of the Medical Examiner, which tracks drug-related deaths in Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella and Shiawassee counties. For 2019 Q3 (July 1 – Sept. 30) in Ingham County, there were 23 drug-related deaths, of which 13 included some […]

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Due to COVID-19 and the subsequent reduced demand for travel, some Amtrak routes have temporarily suspended service. Please visit Amtrak’s website for the most up-to-date train schedules: There are myriad ways to get around Lansing, as well as to take a trip to Chicago, Detroit or even an international destination. Those include trains, planes, […]

Historic St. Johns Building Sees New Life

Merriam-Webster defines a waypoint as “an intermediate point on a route or line of travel.” Over a century old, the F.C. Mason building has had many waypoints over the years and is looking forward to a big one in 2020. The historic two-story, 45,744-square-foot F.C. Mason building in downtown St. Johns has been vacant for […]

A Vision for Growth

The Revitalization of Downtown Lansing   Urban revitalization It can be a Catch-22. People want nice places to live close to work, restaurants and entertainment. But first, housing needs to be available and businesses setting up shop need to make sure they have a customer base living nearby. Greenspaces outside the city are attractive to […]

VanCamp Incubator + Research Labs

VanCamp lived by the quote: “In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.” – Louis Pasteur A new incubator for research-based startups in the sciences opened its doors in September, less than a mile away from Michigan State University. A partnership, between the University Corporate Research Park, a subsidiary of the Michigan […]

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