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FIRST Robotics

A student-designed and built robot will throw out the first pitch Wednesday at Comerica Park.  (Source: First Robotics Michigan)

Student-Built Robot To Throw First Pitch Before Tiger Game

A student-designed and built robot will throw out the first pitch Wednesday at Comerica Park.

CBS Detroit–07/30/2014

astronaut

Grand Valley Alum’s Astronaut Film To Get Outer Space Premiere

A documentary film by a Grand Valley State University alumnus, “I Want To Be An Astronaut,” has been uploaded to the International Space Station’s film library.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

FIRST Robotics Adds 77 New Michigan Teams, Now Top State In U.S.

A new season is upon the FIRST Robotics competition teams across the country, and Michigan leads the way with more high school teams than any other state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

Left to right: Ryan Barnhart, Zack Moore, Bryce Paputa -- all incoming juniors at Novi High School (credit: Tom Lang)

Student-Made Robot To Deliver First Pitch

Cyber Young is a robot built by four teams of students as part of the First Robotics Competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

Matt’s Favorites: FIRST Robotics On DPTV, MTAM Director Published, And Lots More

So what’s the latest, greatest, and help-our-state-est from the wonderful wild wide world of high technology? (Boy, try saying that sentence fast. ) Anyway, I’m glad you asked, because look at all the cool stuff I found on the Series Of Tubes…

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

More Martians

Killer Bees, Bionic Barons, Purple Raiders, More Martians To Invade FIRST Robotics Championship

The Chrysler Foundation, the charitable arm of Chrysler Group LLC, announced additional grants totaling nearly $30,000 to support 10 Michigan high school robotics teams, which qualified to compete for the 2013 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Championship April 24-27 at Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Competition at Saturday's FIRST Robotics State Championships in Ypsilanti. WWJ Photo, Matt Roush

FIRST Robotics State Champs Crowned

A three team alliance of Bloomfield International Academy, Utica Schools and Romeo Engineering & Tech Center won the Michigan state title in FIRST Robotics Saturday, earning trip to the World Championships in St. Louis in two weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2013

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

Detroit Public TV To Live Stream FIRST Robotics State Championships

Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center is hosting the state championships of the FIRST Michigan Robotics competition this weekend. Gov. Rick Snyder is scheduled to attend, and Detroit Public Television will live stream the event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

FIRST in Michigan

FIRST Robotics Teams From Goodrich, Fremont A Family Affair

The football coaching brothers Harbaugh wanted to beat each other’s brains out on Super Bowl Sunday. It’ll be a little bit different kind of competition this weekend at Grand Valley State University, when FIRST Robotics holds its West Michigan District competition, and brothers Jay and Wayne TenBrink go up against each other.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2013

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

Canton, Goodrich and Madison Heights Win Kettering U FIRST Robotics District Competition

A three-team alliance of Lightning Robotics, Team 862 of Canton; More Martians, Team 70 of Goodrich; and Foley Freeze, Team 910 of Madison Heights won the Kettering University FIRST Robotics District Competition in Flint on Saturday, March 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2013

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