Tribal elder raises river restoration awareness

When a series of dams was proposed for the river, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians was against it. So when word got out that the city might remove the dams, the tribe jumped at the opportunity to help.

The Green Room: Pipelines – Part One

Why do some people feel oil and gas pipelines are a good and necessary part of our lives, while others fight against them? WEMU’s The Green Room investigates this first part of a series on pipelines.

Women in STEM battle gender bias

The STEM fields have traditionally been dominated by men. That can make it tough for women to break in – or gain respect. Some female professionals in the Great Lakes Region have their own stories about the culture of gender bias.