Detroit Institute of Music Education, a New Music College, Launches in Downtown Detroit

April 17, 2014 by  
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DETROIT – Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians, has announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME’s temporary location at 1520 Woodward Avenue, between John R and Witherell, … Continue reading

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A program that adds jobs, opportunities in Michigan’s fashion industry? This has it all sewn up.

April 11, 2014 by  
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You don’t normally think of an industrial sewing machine as an object of hope, inspiration and revitalization. But …

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Downtown is making great progress but all Detroit’s neighborhoods need to be livable and loveable

April 6, 2014 by  
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Sometimes it’s fun to sit with Detroit’s movers and shakers and see how they think Detroit’s transformation is …

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Samurai invade the DIA

March 30, 2014 by  
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The Land of the Rising Sun meets the Motor City as samurai invade the DIA.  The new exhibit, …

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“New Michigan” jobs set the state on a path for growth

March 17, 2014 by  
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Michigan has good jobs to offer and they are growing in six areas, particularly in engineering, mobility, higher …

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Mosaic Singers represent some of best talent in Detroit and they’ll show it off at the World Choir Games in Latvia

March 14, 2014 by  
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They sing. They dance. They are a singsation and represent some of the best talent in Detroit. Come …

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Journalists should stop ‘balancing’ stories with Science Denialists: Cosmos’s Neil DeGrasse Tyson

March 9, 2014 by  
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(By David Edwards) Neil deGrasse Tyson tells CNN: Stop giving ‘equal time to the flat Earthers’ (via Raw Story ) Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of Fox’s documentary series Cosmos, said on Sunday…

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The Promise and Existential Risks of Nanotechnology

February 23, 2014 by  
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Video by Dr. Kim Solez on Existential Risks [of Nanotechnology] prepared for the Lifeboat Foundation The Bill Joy video excerpt from the year 2000 in “The Future Doesn’t Need Us” segment at…

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Yes, But It Was Only a Quiet Two Million

February 21, 2014 by  
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Back in 2007, I quickly tossed up a YouTube instructional video. It took me about a half hour to make the 4:46 minute video. Today, the video will reach its 2 millionth view. But it’s not a viral video. It’s not hip or trendy. It didn’t get a big spike in viewership and then go …

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Is Israel imposing Sanctions on Palestinian Universities? Repeated Incursions at al-Quds U Raise Concerns at Brandeis, Bard

February 17, 2014 by  
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(By Matt Rocheleau) Clashes between Israeli forces, students at Palestinian university sparks concern at Brandeis (via boston.com) (Al-Quds Educational TV / YouTube) By Matt Rocheleau, Boston.com Staff An alleged clash between Israeli…

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