Michigan State University, the 11th- largest college in the U.S. with more than 46,000 students, plans to place new bets in the derivatives market even as it seeks to unwind existing interest-rate swaps linked to its debt.
Terry Thompson was on vacation when Chrysler went bankrupt and word hadn't reached him about the closing of Jefferson North. So as he pulled into the parking lot Monday morning, May 4, 2009, he was stunned to see nothing but empty spaces. "It was an eerie feeling," he said. "I thought, `This isn't right."'
During the Cold War, scientists working at the laboratories of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology produced ideas and inventions, such as distant early- warning radar and satellite-tracking systems, designed to help the U.S. prevail over the Soviet Union.
Tom Izzo will remain the basketball coach at Michigan State University after deciding against a move to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit television station WDIV reported, citing sources it didn’t identify.