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The University of Michigan central campus.

Student Entrepreneurs Earn Nearly $90,000 In UM Competitions

The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business Monday announced the winners of the 2012 Michigan Business Challenge and recipients of the Applebaum Dare to Dream Grants and Mayleben Family Venture Shaping Grants for UM student startups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM Annual Sustainability Report Shows Success In Key Areas

The University of Michigan continues to make progress in key areas of energy reduction, alternative transportation and waste reduction, according to its newly released 2011 annual sustainability report.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2012

An aerial view of the 38-acre experimental forest in Wisconsin where UM researchers and their colleagues continuously exposed birch, aspen and maple trees to elevated levels of carbon dioxide and ozone gas from 1997 through 2008. Credit: David Karnosky, Michigan Technological University

UM Ecologist: Future Forests May Soak Up More CO2, Buffering Climate Change

North American forests appear to have a greater capacity to soak up heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas than researchers had previously anticipated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011

The University of Michigan central campus.

ExteNet Systems to Improve Wireless Coverage at University of Michigan

Illinois-based ExteNet Systems Inc. has been selected to design, build and operate an open distributed wireless network at the University of Michigan for use by multiple carriers

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM Event Explores Safe, Sustainable Tech Innovation

A two-day international symposium at the University of Michigan Risk Science Center on Sept. 20-21 will address real and perceived human health risks associated with emerging technologies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

On Twitter (credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images, File)

UM Social Media Study: Conservatives Top Tweeters In 2010

The results of a study on candidates’ use of Twitter in the 2010 midterm elections suggest that Republicans and Tea Party members used the social medium more effectively than their Democratic rivals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011