Ann Arbor SPARK to manage statewide Michigan internship program
The internships will be funded by Ann Arbor SPARK and a grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund. ANN ARBOR – The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will partner with Ann Arbor SPARK to launch the Michigan STEM Forward internship program on a statewide level. SPARK has run the program on a local level through the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone with a decade of positive results. In scaling the program up, MEDC will work in partnership with SPARK to place 425-450 STEM students currently attending Michigan colleges annually into STEM-focused internships throughout Michigan. “Ann Arbor SPARK is thrilled to leverage our decade of experience running our own Ann Arbor-based internship program and take the opportunity to administer the Michigan STEM Forward program on behalf of the state,” said Bill Mayer, Ann Arbor SPARK’s vice president of entrepreneurial services.
Interns, residents reach tentative agreement with Michigan Medicine
ANN ARBOR The University of Michigan House Officers Association and Michigan Medicine have reached a tentative agreement following negotiations. U-Ms HOA, which represents residents, interns and fellows throughout the healthcare system, has 1,300 members. The HOA will vote on the three-year collective bargaining agreement this week with votes tallied on Thursday. Negotiating via video conferencing was a first," Robin Tarter, HOA Executive Director said in a news release. I applaud the leadership and collaboration of negotiating team members. Like what youre reading?
Varsity Volleyball Game Recap: Henry Ford II High School vs. Chippewa Valley High School
I am trying to promote the 4Frenzy Fall Fan Choice Awards, so students and staff from local high schools can receive the recognition that they deserve. The varsity volleyball teams of Henry Ford II and Chippewa Valley squared off Thursday, August 26, at Chippewa Valley High School. I interviewed a few of the Varsity players from Henry Ford II High School and Head Coach Randy Schantz. 4Frenzy: Has volleyball taught you any life lessons? Fall Fan Choice AwardsThroughout the year we'll feature local high school students, coaches, parents and schools by giving them recognition for what they do in our "Spotlight" articles.