More kids are paying attention in class, getting better grades, making healthier food choices and amping up activity levels thanks to Building Healthy Communities

More kids are paying attention in class, getting better grades, making healthier food choices and amping up activity levels thanks to Building Healthy Communities

Kids go off to school almost every day to learn reading, math, science and more. Now with the help Building Healthy Communities, they can also learn how to be a healthier person.  For the ninth year, elementary schoolers can fight childhood obesity and get healthier with common sense solutions with the school-based wellness program’s help. […]

DTE Energy & Consumers Energy look for young people to start work in the energy field

DTE Energy & Consumers Energy look for young people to start work in the energy field

DTE and Consumers has plans to brighten up some futures and some resumes and jumpstart young people’s interest in careers in energy. It’s asking on high school- and college-age kids to come work for the company after graduation and providing education avenues to encourage them. There’s a good reason. In Michigan approximately 50 percent of […]

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Automotive seats in coming years will reflect the collaboration announced this week between Wayne State University engineers, College for Creative Studies design students and Lear Corporation. The Southfield-based auto supplier opened a $10-million Innovation Center in downtown Detroit to accomplish this goal. “We are very excited to be opening a new Innovation and Design Center […]

Danialle Karmanos’ yoga program teaches kids to work it out peacefully, make healthy choices

Danialle Karmanos’ yoga program teaches kids to work it out peacefully, make healthy choices

Danialle Karmanos had goose bumps. She was watching Detroit elementary school kids work it out on yoga mats practicing alongside each other. “There was energy happening and swirling in the room,” she says. “It was giving children who often live in extremely stressful situations inner peace.” That’s the goal of Karmanos’ Work It Out yoga […]