Items Tagged with 'University of Michigan'


Real estate report reveals insights into West Michigan

UM/ULI’s second annual report says state is ‘undervalued’ by outside analysts.

November 14, 2014
Michigan’s real estate markets had “steady, but uneven,” growth this year. Read More

Hackett’s role as U-M’s AD pleases local attorney

November 7, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Had the University of Michigan football team been undefeated midway through October, the pressure on former Athletic Director Dave Brandon wouldn’t have reached near the level it did. Read More

Two Grand Rapids projects earn awards

UM-ULI recognizes former Steelcase plant deal and a church renovation.

October 31, 2014
Next month at one of the state’s most prestigious real estate awards events, two major Grand Rapids projects will receive their well-earned moment in the spotlight. Read More

Burton Precision dives deep to help U-M’s submarine team

Machine tool distributor uses 3D printer to contribute propeller model.

June 13, 2014
When the University of Michigan’s human-powered submarine team competes in Bethesda, Md., next year, one Grand Rapids company will be in the cheering section. Read More

Snow and field runoff could close beaches

Heavy precipitation can contribute to formation of water-borne bacteria.

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) LANSING — Even after all the snow Michigan received this winter is gone and melted, it could still find a way to adversely impact summer vacations. Read More

Street Talk: Local governments: stuck at the bottom of the food chain

Let’s be civil.

November 22, 2013
The University of Michigan is one of the highest-level educational institutions in the U.S., known for being all about the big stuff. Read More

Transferring technology from academia to business

GVSU expands its role in helping commercialize new intellectual property.

August 23, 2013
Many universities, especially the big research universities like the University of Michigan, are the “idea factories” in every state, according to J. Kevin McCurren. Read More

U-M researcher shoots to speed image and video processing 1,000x

August 15, 2013
| By AP
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A University of Michigan researcher is leading a project to build computer hardware that would process images and video 1,000 times faster than current systems. Read More

Unmanned drones soar into regulation

LANSING — Amid a roiling national debate about U.S. military-targeted drone strikes abroad and privacy concerns at home, some higher education institutions in Michigan are seeking authorization to fly their own unmanned aircraft for testing and research. Read More

Jump start for 5-5-5

West Michigan has a role in federal-funded electric vehicle battery research.

December 8, 2012
New, expanded research on smaller, cheaper and more powerful batteries for electric vehicles, funded with $120 million from the U.S. Department of Energy over the next five years, will be led by the prestigious Argonne National Laboratory and will include Johnson Controls in Holland, plus the University of Michigan and Dow Chemical Co. in Midland. The announcement from the DOE came Nov. 30. Read More