Transition milk improves health in neonatal calves

Feeding calves transition milk instead of milk replacer in the first days of life stimulates intestinal development and improves health scores. In a new report in the Journal of Dairy Science®published by FASS Inc. and Elsevier, five researchers from Michigan State University examine the effects of transition milk on the health and growth of Holstein … Read more

Gale and the Bodleian Libraries Continue to Support Asia-Pacific Research on Digital Humanities with Second Year of Fellowships |

Fellows to Use the Center for Digital Scholarship of the Bodleian Libraries to Access Gale Primary Sources and Gale Digital Scholar Lab to Advance Digital Humanities Research in the Asia-Pacific Region FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. other OXFORD, UK, Aug 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To increase access to digital humanities (DH) tools and support emerging research and … Read more

New partnership offering after-school programming provides creative ways to empower students

No matter what subject you choose in life, education is one of the most important components of success and practice makes perfect. At East Shore Leadership Academy (ESLA) in Port Huron, they are putting this practice to work through a new partnership with The Athletic Factory to implement an after-school program that incorporates recreation, workshops, … Read more

This week is Michigan Student Appreciation Week

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made April 25 through May 1 Student Appreciation Week. The goal is to celebrate Michigan’s young people. “During Student Appreciation Week, we take inspiration from our kids and recommend ourselves to ensure they have every opportunity to thrive and pursue their potential from preschool through postsecondary,” said Governor … Read more

Detroit youth stage “die-in” to demand more school counselors

A group of Detroit-area high school students, organized in the 482Forward Youth Organizing Collective, staged a “die-in” at Martin Luther King High School on Saturday, April 16. The protest and accompanying press conference called attention to the lack of school Counselors amid an unprecedented mental health crisis among children and teenagers. The students chanted, “Mental … Read more

SNAP-Ed inspires healthy eating in Southeast Michigan food pantries

This article is part of Stories of Change, a series of inspirational articles of the people who deliver evidence-based programs and strategies that empower communities to eat healthy and move more. It is made possible with funding from Michigan Fitness Foundation. Nearly 1.3 million Michiganders lack nutrition security – meaning they lack consistent access to … Read more

Exclusive Data: Experts Hailed Holding Kids Back as an Emergency Response to Pandemic Learning Loss

Get essential education news and commentary delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Charlotte Collins was a kindergartner in name only last year — enrolled in a San Antonio charter school, but not “super participating” in remote learning, her mother said. “Having a kindergartner sit at a computer to … Read more