Michigan State University
March 24, 2017 - 8:36:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Libraries

In the Michigan eLibrary's (MeL) Promotions & Training web pages  you will find links to all of the content providers and support and training for the resources found in MeL.  This week's MeL Minute highlights support and information for BritannicaSchool from Britannica Digital Learning.  BritannicaSchool is an excellent resource for young children through adults.

March 24, 2017 - 7:42:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Dome

Jack Lessenberry: Care for the Sick
A moral compass makes economic sense.  Read

March 24, 2017 - 4:58:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

he whistleblowing doctor that informed the world of elevated lead levels in children's blood in Flint amid the water crisis has been nominated for a prestigious recognition.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Hurley Medical Center and assistant professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine, has been nominated for Time Maganize's 100 most influential people list.

March 24, 2017 - 4:51:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Mott Community College solidified itself as the best National Junior College Athletic Association Division II men’s basketball program in the country Saturday night. The No. 1-ranked Bears defeated Community College of Rhode Island, 70-60, to win their fourth national championship.

No other NJCAA Division II men’s basketball program has won four.

March 24, 2017 - 4:43:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

Photo of Vietnam era teach-in at University of Michigan, courtesy of University of Michigan Alumni Association

In March 1965, the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War was at its peak with more than 200,000 troops on the ground in Southeast Asia, and Operation Rolling Thunder in full effect, all of which he opposed.

March 24, 2017 - 4:30:00 am (America/Detroit)
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The Detroit Red Wings played an NHL Stanley Cup play-off game against the Montreal Maroons that combined 60 minutes of regulation play and 116 minutes, 30 seconds of overtime. Detroit won 1-0 and went on to win the series and their first Stanley Cup. The game did not end until 2:30 a.m. the following morning, March 25.

Source : Michigan is Amazing and Detroit Every Day.

List of Stanley Cup Champions provided by Wikipedia.

March 24, 2017 - 4:16:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Professor R. J. Baldwin, of the Michigan Agricultural College, states that the cost of living can be greatly reduced by city dwellers if they would cultivate a small garden. Fresh garden produce is a great cost in food purchases and that could be alleviated by growing produce in a small garden with a few valuable instructions and ideas. A trellis or a fence can be used for climbing vegetables too.

March 24, 2017 - 4:14:00 am (America/Detroit)
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On March 24, 1901, John Philip Sousa, known as "the March King," and his band played to a capacity crowd at the Lyceum Theater in Detroit.


Source : Detroit Historical Society Facebook Page

Sousa and Soloists Delighted Large Audience, Detroit Free Press March 25, 1901, p. 8.

March 24, 2017 - 4:13:00 am (America/Detroit)
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America's oldest collegiate athletic conference, the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) was founded. Schools included Albion, Olivet, Michigan Agricultural College (MSU), and Hillsdale College. Michigan schools in the league today are Adrian, Albion, Alma, Calvin, Hope, Kalamazoo, and Olivet.

Source : Historical Society of Michigan.

March 23, 2017 - 9:12:00 pm (America/Detroit)
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Legislative Republicans Uneasy On Snyder Lead Rule

As Governor Rick Snyder looks to the Legislature, in part, for their leadership on helping Michigan establish its own Lead and Copper Rule as the city of Flint continues to struggle through its water crisis, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof said his caucus is hesitant.

Tax Incentive Package Heads To Full Senate