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Jonathan Kumar had a vision for tasty charity. The recent University of Michigan grad wanted to create a business that blended impoverished children’s mouth-watering need for food with a philanthropic entrepreneurship supporting the food industry. “Can we leverage our purchasing intentions to do something powerful?” Kumar asked. “People eat out a billion times a week, but there are still a billion hungry. Can we connect those two stories?” Read More
A president of the United States is a complicated person. He is (so far) a man comprised of his past, present and future, said David Winter, and the answer to who he truly is might be fuzzy unless you look at him from a broader perspective. A University of Michigan professor of psychology with a Ph.D. from Harvard, Winter was opening speaker Thursday for Grand Rapids Community College’s first of four planned sessions on psychology in GRCC’s Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. Read More
ANN ARBOR -- University of Michigan technology faculty and researchers have a lot to celebrate at their 12th annual Celebrate Invention reception today. The university saw a total of 368 new inventions recorded this fiscal year. U-M’s Tech Transfer also reported 123 commercial licenses and options -- 22 more than they saw last year. All around, it was a record-setting year for the biggest research institution in the state. Read More