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2014-10-21 12:38:42

- Hacker Fellows matches graduating computer science majors with jobs at Michigan start-ups - DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating...

2014-10-16 08:27:49

EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MSU Product Center is pleased to announce the seventh annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show to be held Wednesday, November 12(th) from 7:30AM - 4:00PM at the Lansing Center. "This is poised to be our biggest event yet in terms of the number of Michigan vendors participating in the Marketplace Trade Show and the caliber of industry experts that will be leading the educational sessions," states Matthew...

2014-10-15 08:31:44

Health Services Company Latest in Flood of Businesses Opening New Offices in Detroit's Urban Core DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that the company will establish a new office in downtown Detroit this fall that will house up to 125 Molina employees. The new 30,000 square foot office will be located inside the six-story building located at 615 W. Lafayette Boulevard. The building, owned by Bedrock Real Estate Services, is currently known...

2014-10-14 12:32:09

Fast-Growing Maker of Custom T-Shirts, Hoodies and Other Apparel to Hire 70-Plus Detroit Employees Ahead of Holiday Push DETROIT, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To accommodate exponential business growth, MyLocker, a top e-commerce website for custom t-shirts, custom hoodies and other apparel, recently moved its corporate headquarters from Warren, MI, to an expansive warehouse in Detroit's oldest - and now booming - Corktown neighborhood. MyLocker combines Silicon Valley innovation...

2014-10-09 08:24:20

Motown music themed float to be unveiled at Parade Preview October 15 at the Parade Company WARREN, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parade goers of all ages lining Woodward Avenue at this year's America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van Furniture will definitely be dancing in the street! To celebrate the 55(th) anniversary of Art Van Furniture and Motown, the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer commissioned a new Motown float to put fans on cloud nine along...

2014-10-08 12:24:41

Retailer to sponsor Motown Homecoming Reception with Berry Gordy at The Roostertail October 21 and Patrons Gala Reception at the Hotel St. Regis October 22 WARREN, Mich., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "It takes two!" Art Van Furniture and Motown, two iconic Michigan treasures, are toasting their 55(th) anniversaries together! As a way to celebrate the debut of the acclaimed Broadway musical at the Fisher Theatre featuring Detroit's unmistakable sound, the retailer is hosting two back...

2014-10-07 16:25:21

Governor Rick Snyder Stands with Detroit Driven in Revival Efforts DETROIT, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Driven, a 501 c(3) non-profit initiative created with the support of Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Mike Duggan to highlight Detroit's revival, was formally launched last week downtown at the DIME hotel. The organization's leadership and Community Advisory Board welcomed an estimated 100 guests, including Governor Rick Snyder, representatives of Opportunity Detroit, Rock...

2014-10-07 12:37:25

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Davenport University's Donald W. Maine College of Business is launching a new Competency-Based Master of Business Administration (CMBA) designed specifically for experienced business professionals who wish to receive credit based on their demonstrated competencies. This enhanced MBA program will be offered online beginning in January 2015. "The Davenport University CMBA is a completely different approach to graduate...

2014-10-03 12:24:03

Their focus: Connect with kids to get them moving and developing healthier habits DETROIT, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage Michigan children to get physically active and develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Pistons as the first-ever presenting sponsor of the Mob Squad, the youth hip hop and jazz dance crew that performs at Detroit Pistons' games at the Palace in Auburn Hills. The sponsorship supports Blue...

2014-10-03 12:21:12

- Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund have joined forces with the "Tom Joyner Morning Show" and "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" for the second year to launch the 2014 HBCU Community Challenge competition DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund are encouraging students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities to submit proposals in a competition to earn scholarships while also contributing to their...


Latest Geography of Michigan Reference Libraries

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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2009-01-17 20:55:40

The Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) is a species of freshwater fish belonging to the salmon family Salmonidae. It is native to the Palearctic ecozone (belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the northern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas), and is widespread throughout northern Europe, from the United Kingdom and France to the Ural Mountains in Russia. It was introduced to Morocco in 1948, however...

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2005-06-14 11:52:08

The Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. It comprises five subspecies, including the Arctic grayling proper (T. arcticus arcticus). It is native to the Nearctic (one of the eight terrestrial ecozones dividing the Earth's land surface) and Palearctic ecozones, T. arcticus arcticus being widespread throughout the Arctic and Pacific drainages in Canada, Alaska, and Siberia, as well as the upper...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.