The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
With help from National Science Foundation funding, Wayne State University will join other universities across the country aiming to improve teaching methods in the STEM disciplines, ultimately supporting those students with an interest in STEM fields and improving their graduation rates.
Consumers Energy says it has signed a contract with Southfield-based Barton Malow Co. for engineering, procurement and construction services at its $255 million Cross Winds Energy Park, a 105-megawatt wind farm in Tuscola County. The contract is subject to approval by the Michigan Public Service Commission.
The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
More than 200 engineering students gathered around and watched in anticipation as the machine began working. Step after step it went through a chain of events, until finally — “pop” — a ping pong ball launched ten feet in the air and landed successfully into a basket.
Lawrence Technological University has received a $20 million gift to support its “Proud Heritage, Bold Future” capital campaign. It is the largest cash gift in the 4,500-student private university’s 81-year history.
General Motors Co. will grant Project Lead The Way programs in Michigan with a $300,000 three-year renewable commitment.
More than 60 engineering students will participate in a special graduation ceremony Aug. 2 at Grand Valley State University. The graduates will join the thousands of Grand Valley alumni who are helping to drive the state’s economy with their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) degree.
Grandville native Jake Hall never changed his major while in college. He knew he wanted to pursue an engineering career since his first year of high school.
Harley Ellis Devereaux, Detroit Students Explore Construction, Architecture and Engineering Industry
For the fourth year in a row, a group of Harley Ellis Devereaux’s staff have participated in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program as volunteer mentors that are practicing professionals within those fields.