University of Michigan
Join WWJ Newsradio 950 for a behind the scenes look into the Business of Sports hosted by WWJ’s Roberta Jasina and Tom Jordan taking place at Ford Field on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
More than 60 teams from around the world will launch high-altitude balloons to the edge of space April 18-21. The Global Space Balloon Challenge, organized by graduate students at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and MIT, has attracted crews from 20 countries so far.
Like a spring connecting two swings, light can act as a glue that binds together the quantum mechanical properties of two vastly different materials used for electronics. The effect could harness the most useful characteristics from each material for hybrid solar cells and high efficiency lighting.
A new study led by the University of Michigan says nutrient pollution into Lake Erie needs to be cut nearly in half to reduce the size of the annual Lake Erie “dead zone” to an acceptable level. Complicating matters: climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult, and the rise of a type of phosphorous that algae really like to eat.
A new study from the University of Michigan shows that the modern trend of co-working helps isolated free agents thrive and be more productive.
The University of Michigan’s 2013 Sustainability Progress Reprot shows the university’s continuing successes in green education, research and operations.
From the world-changing to the humble to the just plain cool, dozens of business ideas were named winners of startup funding and grants totaling $113,000 Monday by the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Three University of Michigan pathologists who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment won a statewide entrepreneurship competition organized last week by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the UM College of Engineering.
So here we are, back on a Monday, one of those federal holidays hardly one gets, and according to the weather folks we’re about to get one last middle finger from Old Man Winter. Well, I say, enjoy! Get out there and tromp around on snowshoes or cross-country skis or waste some valuable fossil fuel bombing around on a snowmobile! Okay, now I’m ducking the snowshoes and ski poles, you’ve had it with this winter, so I’d better get to my actual job, giving you the tech news…
The Zell Lurie Institute at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Friday announced that its student managed Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund has made two investments.