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Recirculating and swirling turbulent flow in airplane wings hurt fuel economy. A more accurate method for modeling turbulence could help aircraft manufacturers design more efficient planes. (Image by Karthik Duraisamy, Department of Aerospace Engineering)

UM Tackling Turbulence With Big Data — And $1.6M NASA Grant

A thorny aerodynamics problem is about to get a Netflix-style big data treatment from a University of Michigan-led team of engineers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014


Connected Vehicles: Could Be Wonderful, But The Risk…

The wonder and the risk of autonomous and connected vehicles was on display Wednesday at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor at “Focus on the Future,” a conference on automotive research sponsored by UM’s Transportation Research Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Shaquille Jones (Booking photo)

Man Pleads Guilty In Michigan Medical Student’s Death

In court Friday, Shaquille Jones provided Paul DeWolf’s family with a firsthand account of how he died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 05: A biathlon athlete practices ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Michigan Concussion Specialist Headed To Sochi For The Olympic Games

A metro Detroit doctor will have a front row seat to the Olympics in Russia — but not as a spectator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

Paul DeWolf (Facebook photo)

Suspect Faces May Trial In U-M Med Student’s Death

Police say 25-year-old Paul DeWolf was killed during a break-in at his Ann Arbor fraternity house.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2014


Big 3 Michigan Schools Lead In Degrees, Lag In Startups

The alliance, which consists of University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University, placed last in launching startups over the five-year period.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014


Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Opens Company Applications, Calls For Sponsors

Organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium are now accepting applications from companies interested in applying to present at the 33rd annual equity event, taking place June 17-18 at the Marriott Resort in Ypsilanti.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

Mark Schlissel (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Mark Schlissel Is University Of Michigan President-Elect

The Board of Regents has called a special session for Friday to vote on the 14th person to lead the Ann Arbor school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 06: Jordan Morgan #52 of the Michigan Wolverines dunks the ball in the final seconds before the Wolverines defeat the Syracuse Orange 61-56 during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Morgan Back In Spotlight For Michigan

John Beilein admits he couldn’t have foreseen this from Jordan Morgan.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2014


Students Seeking Diversity To Meet With Officials At U-M

Leaders of the Black Student Union released a list of demands aimed at increasing black enrollment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2014