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FIRST Robotics

Event Notices From December 21 – January 3

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

Event Notices From November 8

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2012

The GM Foundation donated $110,000 to Kettering University on Saturday.  The "check" was delivered by Admiral, the FIRST robot created by the Enginerds of Team 2337, Grand Blanc. Kettering University President Robert McMahan accepted the check.

Kettering Kickoff FIRST Robotics Features GM Gift, Great Competition

Kettering University President Robert McMahan got a special delivery — a $110,000 check from the GM Foundation – during the 13th annual Kettering Kickoff FIRST Robotics competition Saturday, Sept. 22.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2012

(credit: Jeff Riger)

‘Cyber Young’ Throws Out The First Pitch

He is blue, has many wires and has achieved what no other robot has ever done — throw out the first pitch at a Major League baseball game.

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2012

Members of FIRST Robotics test "Cy-ber Young," a robot that will throw out the first pitch as the Detroit Tigers take on the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Comerica Park. (Credit: Dan Ernst)

Robot To Throw First Pitch At Detroit Tigers Game

A robot developed by Detroit-area high school students will toss out the first pitch at Wednesday night’s Detroit Tigers game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

Robots hoop it up in downtown Detroit Tuesday.

FIRST Robotics Exhibition Takes Over Campus Martius

It was a little back-to-school reminder Tuesday in the atrium of the headquarters of Compuware and Quicken Loans, One Campus Martius in Detroit. Five high school FIRST Robotics teams showed off their skill and science for two hours at midday in front of a constantly changing crowd of onlookers

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012


TechShop To Open Maker Location In Allen Park

Have you ever wanted to build something, but didn’t have the tools to make it? TechShop is the place for you.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012


FIRST Robotics Crowns State Champs Before Thousands

An alliance of teams from the Huron Valley Schools, the Internaitnal Academy of Bloomfield Hills and Ann Arbor Huron High School won Saturday’s FIRST Robotics state championship, held at Eastern Michigan Univerisity’s Convocation Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2012

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

Siemens Makes Educational Investment in Michigan FIRST

Siemens Industry Inc. and its Industry Automation Division has partnered with the non-profit FIRST in Michigan to support its goal of creating a world where science and technology are celebrated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2012

The University of Michigan's North Campus Research Complex, the huge former Pfizer research lab in northeast Ann Arbor.

Michigan Robotics Day Promotes Michigan As Industry Hub

This event is open to anyone who wants to learn about the advances made by Michigan’s robotics technology sector with a strong emphasis on companies who would like to do business in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012