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Event Notices From Aug. 23-25

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2013

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GalaxE Debuts Love Letter From Detroit To The World At Mackinac Conference

GalaxE.Solutions, an IT developer based in New Jersey but with growing operations in Detroit, has a new wrinkle on its Detroit-centric marketing — a short video called “Love, Detroit,” released at the Detroit Regoinal Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

Robert Ficano with WWJ's Vickie Thomas

Mackinac Panel: Think Long Term About Government Finances

Michigan’s future fiscal stability depends on remembering the bitter lessons the state learned in the last downturn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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$8B Pure Michigan Business Connect Program Grows Through Consumers Power, DTE

The state’s $8 billion Pure Michigan Business Connect program continues to grow, with Consumers Energy and DTE Energy committing to a total of $2 billion in spending with other Michigan-based companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

Detroit Chamber Study: More College Grads Staying In Michigan

An increased number of recent graduates of Michigan’s public universities are remaining in the state after graduation, according to preliminary survey results released by the Detroit Regional Chamber at the Mackinac Policy Conference Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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Manufacturing Panel Talks Success Despite Obstacles

Two manufacturers who succeeded despite all roadblocks were the focus of a panel Thursday at the Mackinac Policy Conference

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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Skills Gap Remains Between School, Workplace

Despite innovative partnerships between businesses and the educational systems, there remains a skills gap for many Michigan employers, with beginning employees not coming to the workplace with basic skills employers have a right to expect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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Rhee: To Fix Schools, Honor Good Teachers, Identify And Fire Bad Ones

Controversial education reformer Michelle Rhee says there are hundreds of thousands of wonderful teachers in America who do “heroic” work. But that doesn’t mean ineffective teachers shouldn’t be identified and fired.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

The famous porch at The Grand Hotel in Mackinac. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan’s URC Alumni Becoming Entrepreneurs At Twice The National Rate

Michigan’s University Research Corridor schools — Michigan, Michigan State and Wayne State universities — are cranking out entrepreneurs at twice the national rate of college graduates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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More Immigration Means Better U.S. Growth, Former Kellogg CEO Tells Mackinac Conference

The United States has to encourage immigration because it’s the only way to avoid the economic stagnation caused by declining population.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

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