GRAND RAPIDS — When he graduated in 1990 from Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, Dr. Norman Beauchamp Jr. told himself he wanted to return some day to give back.

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The Michigan State University Board of Trustees will soon decide whether to approve Norman J. Beauchamp Jr. as the new dean of the MSU College of Human Medicine, headquarted in Grand Rapids.

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The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine wants to get medical students into the real world much sooner with the launch next month of an entirely new curriculum. 

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The emergence of life sciences-based higher educational institutions continues to have a discernible impact on ancillary development in urban areas across Michigan.

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RICHLAND — As manufacturers turn to automation and robotics to speed production and increase efficiencies, one soon-to-be graduate of Western Michigan University aims to bring that technology to machine shops. 

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If you’re someone who feels especially compelled to help out your coworkers when they ask for assistance, you may want to rethink always saying yes. New research from Russell Johnson published in the Journal of Applied Psychology finds that helping colleagues when they come to you with work-related problems can be mentally draining, especially when you’re acting on multiple requests in a single day. The kicker: The draining effect is worse for people who care the most about the plight of others. Johnson, an associate professor of management at Michigan State University, spoke with MiBiz about his research, its implications and his advice for helpers and help-seekers alike. 

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potential affiliation with Metro Health Corp. would give the University of Michigan Health System the role it’s long wanted in West Michigan.

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consortium of academics, government officials and industry leaders wants to refocus the state on wood products and create a hub for bio-materials produced from Michigan’s forests.

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LANSING — One mid-Michigan entrepreneur wants to fill a need in the rapidly growing market for unmanned aerial vehicles by catering his products to educators and students.

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BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. may have operated with a $579 million research and development budget last year, but the global appliance maker decided to tap into crowdfunding when it came time to launch a new product. 

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