Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EST

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Young artists interested in developing their talent through a wilderness experience can apply for the Teen Artist Exploration program at Isle Royale National Park. Two youths will be selected for 2019. Each will spend a week at the Lake Superior park next summer. They will explore their chosen art form, go hiking and canoeing or take boat tours. An artistic mentor will provide coaching. Information on how to apply is available on the park’s website.

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Zoo has opened a new habitat for red pandas. The Holtzman Wildlife Foundation Red Panda Forest made its debut this month at the zoo in the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak. The zoo is home to three red pandas. A $500,000 gift from the Holtzman Wildlife Foundation helped fund the roughly $800,000 project. A new rope bridge extends 80 feet through the trees and provides new views of the animals for zoo visitors.

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife could celebrate the holidays. The Lansing State Journal reports that Don West sang carols as a guitarist strummed along during a holiday party at Golden Days II Adult Foster Care in Charlotte. His wife, Jackie West, has been in the home since she suffered her first stroke in 2017.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of women who say they were sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar will be featured in a new exhibit at Michigan State University. WKAR-AM reports the exhibition will feature teal bows that were tied to trees around campus as a reminder of the survivors. Teal represents support for sexual assault survivors. The Detroit News reports that the nine-month exhibit will show other teal items Nassar victims adopted as the community faced the scandal.