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: Glenn Robinson III #1 of the Michigan Wolverines. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Robinson Leads No. 12 Michigan Over Indiana

Michigan avenged last year’s defeat in the last game of the regular season.

97.1 The Ticket–03/08/2014

A view of Oregon from about 100,000 feet through a camera aboard a weather balloon. Wikimedia Commons photo.

‘For A Couple Hundred Dollars, You Can Get To The Edge Of Space’

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

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UM: ‘Photon Glue’ Enables New Quantum State That Could Mean Better Lighting, Solar Cells

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

A 2013 algae bloom in Lake Erie.

UM Study: Tough New Pollution Targets Needed To Shrink Lake Erie Dead Zone

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

The website of Bamboo Detroit, a coworking center in Detroit.

UM Study Shows Co-Working Spaces Boost Freelancers’ Productivity

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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Planet Blue Report Highlights UM Sustainability Efforts

The University of Michigan’s 2013 Sustainability Progress Reprot shows the university’s continuing successes in green education, research and operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014

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UM Awards Student Startups $113K In Funding

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014

UM's Computer Science and Engineering Building

Cancer Diagnosis Software Wins UM Entrepreneurship Contest

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: Meetings, Craigslist Killer, Moon Lander Test, And Much More

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…

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2014

Ross School of Business - University of Michigan

Ad, Healthcare Startups Get Investments From UM Student-Run Venture Fund

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

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