ANN ARBOR — An Associate in Applied Science degree in cybersecurity has been added to Washtenaw Community College’s roster of programs available to students starting in the fall 2017 semester, college officials announced.
ANN ARBOR — Moving society to next-generation transportation systems will take more than technology, and a new $2.47 million center led by the University of Michigan will explore the full picture of how communities can best transition to connected and automated vehicles.
Six Midwestern higher-learning institutions, including the University of Michigan and Washtenaw Community College, are involved in the new U.S. Department of Transportation-funded Center for Connected and Automated Transportation. Other institutions that are part of the center are Purdue University, the University of Illinois, the University of Akron and Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.
DETROIT — Southeast Michigan employment levels continued to rise in the third quarter, according to the latest labor market report compiled by the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan.
The WIN report showed 15,000 people got jobs in the third quarter, and now 38,205 more people are working in the region than in the third quarter of 2014.
WIN said that through the first nine months of the year, 2015 is on track to have the region’s highest recorded employment since 2008. With more than 137,000 online job ads in the third quarter of 2015, postings also have reached another all-time high, substantially exceeding previous peaks.