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Higher education burden among the largest in governor's proposed budget

Gov. Jennifer Granholm's proposed cut from higher education of 10 percent is a "serious and significant" reduction that will cost the University slightly more than $36 million, said President Mary Sue Coleman. In her proposed budget announced March 6, Granholm called for a 6.5 percent cut in funding to colleges and universities on top of a 3.5 percent midyear reduction. More>

Childhood viewing of TV violence affects women as well as men

Both girls and boys who watch a lot of violence on television are more likely to behave violently as young adults, according to a 15-year study by social psychologist L. Rowell Huesmann and colleagues at the Institute for Social Research (ISR). The study appears in the current issue of Developmental Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association. More>


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