Wayne State University hopes a “parallel through-the-road” hybrid system will propel them to victory in “EcoCar 2: Plugging Into The Future,” a competition among 15 North American university teams to convert a gasoline-powered Chevrolet Malibu into a fully functional hybrid vehicle.
For the second consecutive year, your Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula will sponsor the Michigan chapter of the National Consumers League’s 2011-12 LifeSmarts competition.
Nearly three dozen teams of business and engineering students at the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations will present ways that some of the world’s largest corporations can save money in their operations during Spotlight 2011, being held Friday, Sept. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Four Points by Sheraton in Ann Arbor.
Applications are due Sept. 30 for the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition Student Competition. The competition will award $50,000 in prizes to students in Michigan who have an innovative business idea.
North American Bancard, the Troy-based payment processing firm, last week announced its sponsorship of the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering’s 48-Hour Mobile Applications Hackathon (http://tinyurl.com/24tzbcd). Organized by Elliot Soloway, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor […]