websites http://michiganradio.org en A week later, and Healthcare.gov is still experiencing issues in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/week-later-and-healthcaregov-still-experiencing-issues-michigan <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-5f3f9ad0-98ba-c42a-c628-168558496c73"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">You know you&rsquo;ve got a problem when people start a thread on Reddit titled, &ldquo;</span><a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/webdev/comments/1nj692/"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre- Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:01:34 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom & Mark Brush 14761 at http://michiganradio.org A week later, and Healthcare.gov is still experiencing issues in Michigan Stateside for Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 http://michiganradio.org/post/stateside-tuesday-may-21st-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It took an intense campaign in Michigan in 2008 to get voters to approve proposal 2, allowing embryonic stem-cell research.</span></p><p>On today's show we talk to a neurologist leading the nation’s first clinical trial of stem cell injections in patients with the deadly degenerative disease ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.</p><p>And, there is no shortage of articles, quotes, and news stories telling us what politicians, business titans and other leaders think of Michigan and its future.</p><p>But what about what tomorrow’s leaders think?</p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 20:54:44 +0000 Stateside Staff 12666 at http://michiganradio.org Stateside for Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 New online community spreads 'Mitten Pride' http://michiganradio.org/post/new-online-community-spreads-mitten-pride <p>Once a Michigander, always a Michigander, even if you've moved away from the Mitten State.</p><p>That's the idea that underpins a new website and social network called "Mitten Stretcher," designed to bring Michiganders together, no matter where they may now be living.</p><p>Mark Serra is the founder of the Mitten Stretcher Community and <a href="http://mittenstretcher.com/">MittenStretcher.com</a>, and he joined us today in the studio to talk about the website.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em> Tue, 21 May 2013 20:51:19 +0000 Stateside Staff 12664 at http://michiganradio.org New online community spreads 'Mitten Pride' Central Michigan University students work to reinvent Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/central-michigan-university-students-work-reinvent-michigan <p>There is no shortage of articles, quotes, and news stories telling us what politicians, business titans and other leaders think of Michigan and its future.</p><p>But all too often their view are from 35,000 feet up.</p><p>What about the view from the ground, from tomorrow's leaders? From college students?</p><p>That's the idea behind a website launched by business journalism students at Central Michigan University.</p><p>It's called "<a href="http://reinventingmichigan.com">Reinventing Michigan</a>: The Rebirth of Michigan, Hopeful Solutions for Moving Forward."</p><p>The students are being guided in all of this by their professor Micki Maynard, who, among many credits, was the Detroit Bureau chief for the New York Times.</p><p>She joined us in the studio along with one of the students: Austin Stowe of South Lyon. Austin is a junior at CMU.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em> Tue, 21 May 2013 20:49:54 +0000 Stateside Staff 12665 at http://michiganradio.org Central Michigan University students work to reinvent Michigan Ann Arbor startup helps students build professional network http://michiganradio.org/post/ann-arbor-startup-helps-students-build-professional-network <p>Founders of a new startup company are trying to help teens create a professional online presence.</p><p>The website Meritful.com launched this week. It's sort of a LinkedIn for students.</p><p>Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are among the top sites where teens connect with friends and talk about their lives. But a lot of teenagers also posting embarrassing stories or pictures that can have some unplanned consequences as they apply for colleges, internships, and jobs.</p><p>Azarias Reda is one of the founders of Meritful. "In this day in age a digital presence is a very important currency, something that you have to protect and build. And high school really is the time to start," he said.</p><p>Listen to full interview above to learn more about the Ann Arbor startup.</p><p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:46:40 +0000 Jennifer White & Mercedes Mejia 9189 at http://michiganradio.org Ann Arbor startup helps students build professional network