gvsu http://michiganradio.org en Michigan college grads facing increasing student loan debt http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-college-grads-facing-increasing-student-loan-debt <p>A new report shows <a href="http://projectonstudentdebt.org/state_by_state-view2013.php?area=MI">Michigan college students are carrying a lot of student loan debt.</a></p><p>The <a href="http://projectonstudentdebt.org/files/pub/Student_Debt_and_the_Class_of_2012_NR.pdf">Institute for College Access and Success</a> says Michigan college graduates who earned bachelor’s degrees in 2012 owed nearly $29,000 in student loans.</p><p>Debbie Cochran is with the institute. She blames the recession and declining government support for forcing students to borrow more to pay for college.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:58:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15543 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan college grads facing increasing student loan debt GVSU expert: bin Laden death ‘symbolic victory’ http://michiganradio.org/post/gvsu-expert-bin-laden-death-%E2%80%98symbolic-victory%E2%80%99 <p><a href="http://www.gvsu.edu/liberalstudies/jonathan-r-white-ph-d--43.htm">Counter-terrorism expert Jonathan White</a> heads GVSU&rsquo;s Homeland Defense Initiative. White consults for local, state and federal groups involved in counter-terrorism efforts.</p><p>White says bin Laden&rsquo;s death will inspire those planning terrorist attacks, but he says they&rsquo;d still be planning those attacks if bin Laden was alive.</p> Mon, 02 May 2011 17:48:07 +0000 Lindsey Smith 2308 at http://michiganradio.org GVSU expert: bin Laden death ‘symbolic victory’ Testing the offshore winds in Lake Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/testing-offshore-winds-lake-michigan <p>There are no offshore wind farms in the Great Lakes... yet.</p><p><a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/index.ssf/2010/12/buoy_to_test_wind_energy_six_m.html">The Muskegon Chronicle</a> reports that "the first floating buoy to test offshore wind energy in Lake Michigan is planned for six miles off the Muskegon shoreline next spring."</p> Mon, 06 Dec 2010 17:50:28 +0000 Mark Brush 475 at http://michiganradio.org Testing the offshore winds in Lake Michigan