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DeVos Place Donation Provides Ferris Students Opportunity for Hands-on Learning
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 (2066 reads)

November 11, 2009/Ferris State University News


The Grand Rapids International Wine and Food Festival is providing more than a palate-pleasing experience. Students from Ferris State University’s Sport Entertainment Hospitality Management programs are also gaining a hands-on learning experience.

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U-M Plans to Launch Start-ups with New Mich Venture Center
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 (1990 reads)

10/21/2009, Concentrate


The University of Michigan has created a number of avenues to allow entrepreneurs to spin off university technology or enable students to chase after their start-up dreams. The newly formed Michigan Venture Center will serve as the hub for all of that activity.

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Braun Fellowship to Support SVSU Profs Work to Study African Business and Develop Engineering Textbook
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 (1950 reads)

Nov 16, 2009/SVSU News


Two Saginaw Valley State University professors have been selected as the latest Braun Fellows. Enayat Mahajerin will produce a novel engineering textbook and Joseph Ofori-Dankwa will study business conditions in sub-Saharan African through research support grants totaling up to $37,500 over the next three years to further their scholarly and professional activities.  

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EMU's Economic, Social Impact Trends Upward
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1091 reads)

Concentrate Media, October 7, 2009

How much economic impact would you guess Easter Michigan University is responsible for in Michigan? Several million? Maybe a few hundred million? But not the several billions of dollars that the state's research universities (U-M, MSU and WSU) are responsible for, right? Wrong. A new study by the Ypsilanti-based university pegs EMU's annual impact on Michigan's economy at $3.7 billion as of 2008.

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Capital Ideas: Vincent Delgado
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1124 reads)

Capital Gains, October 28, 2009

Unable to resist the allure of Central America, Vincent Delgado and some friends bought round trip tickets to Acapulco, Mexico after college. But after they landed, they just kept heading south, eventually settling in Antigua, Guatemala. Tossing out their return tickets, they turned a small adventure into a two-year life experience.

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UM No. 1 College In Web Mojo
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1388 reads)

Great Lakes IT Report, November 3, 2009

The University of Michigan has topped Harvard University and all other universities in the United States for the amount of public interest measured by media coverage, Internet traffic and social media mentions, according to an independent national analysis released this week.

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Jobs Landed
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1219 reads)

Rapid Growth, 9/23/2009

As the Public Relations Specialist, I serve as the key media contact for the organization which involves coordinating media interviews, conducting media interviews and press conferences, and responding to all media requests.

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Oakland University opens new tech center in Kresge Library
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1013 reads)

Metromode, 9/14/2009

Learning in the 21st Century is getting a boost at Oakland University, thanks to its new Technology Learning Center. The center is in the university's Kresge Library. It opened earlier this year but will have its grand opening on Tuesday. The new tech center features an information commons, along with e-learning and instructional support.

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Systems in Motion to hire 1,084, invest $15M in Ann Arbor
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1808 reads)

Concentrate, 9/23/2009

One of Silicon Valley's fast growing start-ups has chosen Ann Arbor as the place to make its first investment. Systems in Motion plans to invest $15 million and create 1,084 jobs at a new IT support center in Ann Arbor over the next five years.

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Capital Ideas: Sam Singh
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1180 reads)

Capital Ideas, 9/9/2009

Former East Lansing mayor Sam Singh spent more than a year travelling and volunteering around the world in places such as South America, Africa and the Middle East. Singh chose this mid-career sabbatical in lieu of pursuing a master’s degree or running (again) for office. That's so last month. The big news is that Singh is back, and he has a few ideas about how to make our city a better place.

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One-Note Wonders
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1263 reads)

Newsweek, 10/02/2009

The best performances of Terry Riley's 1964 minimalist classic come off like great sex: variations are gradually introduced and then withdrawn from a rhythmic structure-and when it's all over, you have a trancelike "what just happened?" kind of hum in your head. Created as a shot across the bow of midcentury atonal complexity, In C is typically driven by a pianist who pounds out a C note, in different octaves, for the entire piece, while a group of musicians (any number and on instruments they choose) play 53 shards of melody around that steady pulse.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (1057 reads)

Concentrate Media, 9/23/2009

Brains! Michigan Needs Brains!

For nearly two decades, Lou Glazer and his think tank, Michigan Future Inc., have been trying to generate ideas for how Michigan can recapture prosperity. Although the road back from near economic ruin is still unmapped, Glazer and his organization believe that any forward movement must include large numbers of young, talented professionals.

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