Michigan Matters: Michigan Chambers Of Commerce And 2014
LTU Hosts Nov. 19 Microsoft YouthSpark STEM Education Event
Event Notices From Aug. 23-25The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
GalaxE Debuts Love Letter From Detroit To The World At Mackinac ConferenceGalaxE.Solutions, an IT developer based in New Jersey but with growing operations in Detroit, has a new wrinkle on its Detroit-centric marketing -- a short video called "Love, Detroit," released at the Detroit Regoinal Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference.
Mackinac Panel: Think Long Term About Government FinancesMichigan's future fiscal stability depends on remembering the bitter lessons the state learned in the last downturn.
$8B Pure Michigan Business Connect Program Grows Through Consumers Power, DTEThe state’s $8 billion Pure Michigan Business Connect program continues to grow, with Consumers Energy and DTE Energy committing to a total of $2 billion in spending with other Michigan-based companies.
Detroit Chamber Study: More College Grads Staying In MichiganAn increased number of recent graduates of Michigan’s public universities are remaining in the state after graduation, according to preliminary survey results released by the Detroit Regional Chamber at the Mackinac Policy Conference Thursday.
Manufacturing Panel Talks Success Despite ObstaclesTwo manufacturers who succeeded despite all roadblocks were the focus of a panel Thursday at the Mackinac Policy Conference
Skills Gap Remains Between School, WorkplaceDespite innovative partnerships between businesses and the educational systems, there remains a skills gap for many Michigan employers, with beginning employees not coming to the workplace with basic skills employers have a right to expect.
Rhee: To Fix Schools, Honor Good Teachers, Identify And Fire Bad OnesControversial education reformer Michelle Rhee says there are hundreds of thousands of wonderful teachers in America who do "heroic" work. But that doesn't mean ineffective teachers shouldn't be identified and fired.
Michigan's URC Alumni Becoming Entrepreneurs At Twice The National RateMichigan's University Research Corridor schools -- Michigan, Michigan State and Wayne State universities -- are cranking out entrepreneurs at twice the national rate of college graduates.
More Immigration Means Better U.S. Growth, Former Kellogg CEO Tells Mackinac ConferenceThe United States has to encourage immigration because it's the only way to avoid the economic stagnation caused by declining population.
Mackinac Auto Panel: U.S. Globally Competitive, But At A CostThe American auto industry is on a "slow and steady growth path up," even though it now accounts for a mere 12 percent of global auto production, a panel said Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber's Mackinac Policy Conference.
2013 Mackinac Policy Conference AgendaThe conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.
Policy Conference On Mackinac Island: Gov't Geared Toward 21st CenturyAmong those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.