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.
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.
The Highland Park Ford Plant, first to implement the assembly line, is No. 5 on “10 Buildings that Changed America.”
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.
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.
Two Southeast Michigan health systems say they have signed an agreement to combine operations into a single, $6.4 billion nonprofit organization.
The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
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.
Although not open to tourists, places near and dear to the hearts of Detroit founders are shrines to ingenuity.
Maker Faire Detroit offers everything from robots, flame shooters, animatronics, solar-powered mechanical sculptures, fashionable finds, to musical performances, fire arts and hands-on activities.