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Tech Tour Day Six: Ferris Tech Fantastic

We’re a long way from the log cabins in which Ferris State University founder Woodbridge N. Ferris was born, way back in 1853. But the university he and his wife Helen founded as the Big Rapids Industrial School in 1884 hasn’t really strayed all that far from its roots. It’s still no-nonsense technology, but with an eye toward tomorrow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012

UM’s First Startup Investment Goes To Semiconductor Memory Firm

A startup born out of University of Michigan research, that’s marketing next-generation computer memory that could write 1,000 times faster than Flash, has received UM’s first investment in one of its own startups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012