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Our EDUCATION category provides users with an extensive list of articles dealing with past, present, and future issues affecting education and educational institutions throughout the UP.

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U.P. Scholars Program: Greater Than the Sum of its Parts

A new matching gift fund makes an exponential impact on U.P. Scholars, a cohort-based scholarship program that puts the University of Michigan within reach for students from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Cybersecurity and Technology in the UP with Lois Ellis, Evan Rice, and Doug Miller

In the latest episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down with several UP leaders to discuss issues relating to technology and cybersecurity in the Upper Peninsula.

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Upper Peninsula Digital Network project helps reveal the treasures of rural UP history

The Upper Peninsula Digital Network, or UPLINK, project is being started to help digitize, preserve, and share historically-significant materials from about the UP. Emily Tinder, senior student assistant for the Central UP & NMU Archives, shares why a project like UPLIINK is so important, how the project got started, and what the current progress looks like.

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NMU’s Construction Management Program Provides Career Path for Transitioning Veterans

Army veteran and current NMU student Matt Goss writes: “The faculty of the Construction Management and Building Technology department at NMU are second to none in helping transitioning veterans. They are hoping to bring veterans into this field because we have the leadership skills and attention to detail this field requires.”

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Interview with Don Wotruba, Executive Director of the Michigan Association of School Boards

In the latest episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David sits down with Don Wotruba, UP native and Executive Director of the Michigan Association of School Boards, one of Lansing’s biggest educational associations and one of the most powerful in the state.

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