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Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design Scholarships

The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.

03/14/2014

Alberta

Happy Birthday, Henry Ford, From Michigan Tech

Have you ever been to a 150th birthday party? Michigan Technological University’s Ford Center and Forest in the Upper Peninsula settlement of Alberta is holding one this month in honor of Alberta’s founder and the Ford Center’s namesake, Henry Ford.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

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Touring Henry Ford’s Past

Richard Snow worked at American Heritage for nearly forty years, the last 18 of them as editor-in-chief. He has written several books, the most recent being I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford.

06/12/2013

Highland Park Ford Plant (Photo Credit: Justin Maconochie via WTTW)

Ford Plant Makes List Of 10 Most Influential Buildings

The Highland Park Ford Plant, first to implement the assembly line, is No. 5 on “10 Buildings that Changed America.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

Henry Ford in 1919. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Michigan Firms Partner For Web Site For Henry Ford’s 150th Birthday

The father of American mass production’s 150th birthday is this year, and two Michigan companies have teamed up to create a Web site to celebrate it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

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Henry Ford ‘Clones’ Show Off Oldest Surviving Model A During Auto Show

We met quite a gentleman in Ford country — Henry Ford himself to be exact. Actually five Henry Fords materialized in the exhibit — each representing the engineering genius at different points in his life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2013

Henry Ford And Beaumont Hospitals Announce Plan To Merge

Two Southeast Michigan health systems say they have signed an agreement to combine operations into a single, $6.4 billion nonprofit organization.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

Event Notices From October 26-28

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2012

Michigan Virtual University

MVU Moves Online Learning Into Detroit High Schools

Michigan Virtual University said Wednesday that it will provide online courses to 600 Detroit high school students this fall in a partnership with the state’s Education Achievement Authority.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2012

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Walk In The Footsteps Of Detroit’s Historical and Important Figures

Although not open to tourists, places near and dear to the hearts of Detroit founders are shrines to ingenuity.

08/13/2012

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