Items Tagged with 'University of Michigan'


Copyright infringement cases take a personal turn

Ohio company uses U-M football fan’s likeness for T-shirts.

November 27, 2015
Chris Baldwin, the University of Michigan sophomore whose utter shock and bewilderment was broadcast across the country repeatedly following Michigan State University’s defeat of U-M in the last 10 seconds of a football game last month, is now playing a starring role on a T-shirt produced by an Ohio company. Read More

Q&A: Former Steelcase CEO and Michigan AD Jim Hackett

October 2, 2015
The University of Michigan Athletic Department is nearing a year with former Steelcase CEO (and Wolverine football player) Jim Hackett at the helm. Read More

Story development differentiates Mitten State

T-shirt maker scours old college yearbooks to come up with unique designs.

July 31, 2015
The owners at The Mitten State are excited for football season to begin. Read More

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