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Granholm discusses diversity and future of Michigan

By Mike Hicks

Governor Jennifer Granholm spoke before a large gathering of students Thursday morning at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. Presented by the Michigan African American Student Network as part of the University's Media Diversity & Social Change Lecture Series, Granholm answered questions from moderator Bankole Thompson, Senior Editor of the Michigan Chronicle, and students while discussing the current state of the economic crisis, her attempts to diversify the Michigan job market, and encouraging students to stay in Michigan.

Preparations for annual immigration walk underway

By Leah Johnson

The Association of Latino Leaders at the University of Michigan - Dearborn will support the fourth annual march in the defense of human rights for immigrant workers and their families on May 1. Jhonatan Ferrer, a sophomore at UM-D is dedicated to this walk and all it represents.

Allen Park unveils plan to build production studio

By Mike Hicks

Allen Park Mayor Gary Burtka, Hollywood film executive Jimmy Lifton and Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, announced at Allen Park City Hall their plans to build a $146 million media production studio factory and village. The studio will sit on 104 acres of land at Southfield Road and Enterprise Drive in Allen Park.

Students create scholarship for campus leaders

By Kristina Calvird

There's a new scholarship on campus, The Student Legacy Scholarship. It is unique because it is organized by the student of the University of Michigan - Dearborn. Recipients would not be selected from faculty or administration, but from their own classmates.

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