Some Ann Arbor hotels offering winter semester rates to University of Michigan students

ANN ARBOR, MI — The University of Michigan has canceled housing contracts for the winter semester for all but a certain number of undergraduate students to limit the number of students on campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

But there is another option students affected by this action will have.

Some hotels, such as the DoubleTree by Hilton Ann Arbor North, the Graduate Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor Regent Hotel, are offering student rates for the winter semester.

All three are offering single- and double-occupancy rooms. Tyler Glombowski, a sales manager at the DoubleTree, said single rooms start at $1,500 plus tax per month, and double occupancy rooms are $2,000 per month plus tax.

Those rates tend to be a little bit more expensive than UM’s housing contracts because of housekeeping and extra amenities that students wouldn’t get in dorms, Glombowski said. It’s also a month-to-month contract, so if students wanted to move after one month, they are able to do so, Glombowski said.

Rooms at the DoubleTree include a microwave, refrigerator, desk, TV and Wi-Fi, as well as on-site laundry and fitness facilities. Officials are considering sectioning off two floors for students and having a dedicated meeting spaces where students could study and hang out, Glombowski said.

“The whole point of going to college is to get that college experience… so with our hotel and our proximity to campus, I think we’re in a great location,” Glombowski said.

Rooms at the Graduate Ann Arbor are about $100 per night on average, but rates could vary based on occupancy, cleaning frequency and other elements, according to Jason Nelson, general manager.

The Graduate has offered student rates in the past, and the hotel will be accommodating students next semester within the recommendations set by local and government health officials, Nelson said. More than a dozen Graduate hotel properties are offering similar options for students across the country, Nelson said.

“Our goal is to create a safe and distanced housing option for students who are familiar and comfortable with the Graduate Ann Arbor experience.,” Nelson said. “We are grateful to be able to provide safe and healthy spaces for students during what has been an incredibly difficult and non-traditional school year for all.”

The Ann Arbor Regent is also offering single and double occupancy rooms that include breakfast and free parking, according to Kathy Hitchings, director of sales and marketing. The Regent declined to provide information regarding the cost of rooms.

UM was not aware that hotels are offering rooms to students and does not support the effort, according to UM spokesman Rick Fitzgerald. The university is encouraging students who can access their classes remotely to remain at their permanent residence next semester, Fitzgerald said.


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Are you cut out for a new career? Metro Tech is offering a new barbering program

Metro Tech is launching a new barbering program in a new space and accepting enrollment applications.

Students will learn cutting-edge clipper artistry, straight-edge razor shaving and over-all styling taught by a professionally trained instructor. Instruction also is taught on topics ranging from general anatomy, business industry relations, and front-end salon management and merchandising techniques.

The evening full-time training is available for individuals with no experience, and short-term training for those wishing to expand their cosmetology skills. The programs will start January 2021.

At completion of the program, a student will be prepared for employment as a barber, and eligible for the exam to obtain their Oklahoma Barbering License from the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.

The Barbering and Cosmetology program is at the Springlake Campus and offers state-of-the-art equipment in a new setting.

For an enrollment application, go to or call 405-595-4678 for more information.

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Bridgeport considers offering adult education at Trumbull Gardens

BRIDGEPORT — If enough residents sign up, the school system will begin offering free adult education classes at Trumbull Gardens.

The city school board gave its blessing to a memorandum of understanding that will allow the district free access to an underused computer room at the Housing Authority complex.

In turn, the district will supply the instructors and materials.

Schools Superintendent Michael Testani said he was approached almost a year ago with the idea.

“This is no different than satellite locations the district runs throughout the city” to offer diploma completion and English as a Second Language programs, said Testani, who once ran the district’s adult education program.

Testani said James Denton, the current director of adult education, has the staffing for the program. It will run if 15 or more students sign up.

“It would be nice to bring programming into that community,” Testani said. “It would be a win/win.”

Trumbull Gardens is at 455 Trumbull Ave. in the city’s Reservoir/Whiskey Hill area.

It has yet to be determined if classes would start now or in the spring. For more information, contact Denton at [email protected] or call 203-275-3269.

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Cell Sorting Market Research Report by Technology, by Offering, by Application, by End User – Global Forecast to 2025

Cell Sorting Market Research Report by Technology (Fluorescence-Based Droplet Cell Sorting, Magnetic-Activated Cell Sorting (MACS), and Micro-Electromechanical System (MEMS)), by Offering (Cell Sorters, Cell Sorting Reagents & Consumables, and Cell Sorting Services), by Application, by End User – Global Forecast to 2025 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19

New York, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Cell Sorting Market Research Report by Technology, by Offering, by Application, by End User – Global Forecast to 2025 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” –

The Global Cell Sorting Market is expected to grow from USD 223.12 Million in 2019 to USD 331.32 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.81%.

Market Segmentation & Coverage:
This research report categorizes the Cell Sorting to forecast the revenues and analyze the trends in each of the following sub-markets:

Based on Technology, the Cell Sorting Market studied across Fluorescence-Based Droplet Cell Sorting, Magnetic-Activated Cell Sorting (MACS), and Micro-Electromechanical System (MEMS). The Fluorescence-Based Droplet Cell Sorting further studied across Cuvette-Based Cell Sorting and Jet-In-Air Cell Sorting.

Based on Offering, the Cell Sorting Market studied across Cell Sorters, Cell Sorting Reagents & Consumables, and Cell Sorting Services.

Based on Application, the Cell Sorting Market studied across Clinical and Research. The Research further studied across Drug Discovery, Immunology & Cancer Research, and Stem Cell Research.

Based on End User , the Cell Sorting Market studied across Hospitals and Clinical Testing Laboratories, Medical Schools and Academic Institutions, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies, and Research Institutions.

Based on Geography, the Cell Sorting Market studied across Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa. The Americas region surveyed across Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and United States. The Asia-Pacific region surveyed across Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand. The Europe, Middle East & Africa region surveyed across France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom.

Company Usability Profiles:
The report deeply explores the recent significant developments by the leading vendors and innovation profiles in the Global Cell Sorting Market including Affymetrix, Inc., Beckman Coulter, Inc., Becton, Dickinson, and Company, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Cytonome/St, LLC, Miltenyi Biotec GmbH, On-Chip Biotechnologies Co., Ltd., Sony Biotechnology Inc., Sysmex Partec GmbH, and Union Biometrica, Inc..

FPNV Positioning Matrix:
The FPNV Positioning Matrix evaluates and categorizes the vendors in the Cell Sorting Market on the basis of Business Strategy (Business Growth, Industry Coverage, Financial Viability, and Channel Support) and Product Satisfaction (Value for Money, Ease of Use, Product Features, and Customer Support) that aids businesses in better decision making and understanding the competitive landscape.

Competitive Strategic Window:
The Competitive Strategic Window analyses the competitive landscape in terms of markets, applications, and geographies. The Competitive Strategic Window helps the vendor define an alignment or fit between their capabilities and opportunities for future growth prospects. During a forecast period, it defines the optimal or favorable fit for the vendors to adopt successive merger and

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