In a benchmark study, the Mitten's universities prove to be world class breeding grounds for new talent, on par or out-competing with tops schools around the nation. Now let's get to work on keeping them here.
The annual report commissioned by the URC, shows the URC's member institutions – Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University -- remain competitive as research hubs and as economic engines when compared with university consortia across the U.S., said Jeff Mason, executive director for the URC.
The report compares the performance of the best-known groups of universities in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania against the URC. Each cluster includes three universities from the same geo graphical area that were selected based upon academic quality, research intensity and size of the institution.
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