Items Tagged with 'University of Michigan'


Export controls, trade relationships affect state’s tech goods

Federal legislation attempts to protect companies from technology theft.

December 27, 2019
Michigan high-tech exports — which make up 1.1% of the U.S. total — may be subject to government controls partly due to international trade conflicts with the state’s third-biggest export market, China, experts say. Read More

University presidents want more state aid

Proposal would provide 'talented' students with up to $6,000 toward tuition.

March 1, 2019
Education leaders in the state are working to develop a proposal to increase Michigan’s direct-to-student need-based financial aid. Read More

Investor-startup platform expands scope

Midwest Growth Capital Symposium provides venue for heartland startups to connect with U.S. investors.

February 8, 2019
In response to a continued venture capital shortage in Michigan and a growing Midwest tech ecosystem, one of the state’s leading investor-startup matchmakers is broadening its guest list. Read More

State faces venture capital shortage

Report shows every $1 invested by a Michigan VC firm is topped by $3.83 from out of state.

April 27, 2018
A new report shows the state’s 134 venture-backed startups will require $627 million to fund their growth in the next two years — far more than Michigan-based VC funds have available. Read More

U-M receives $150M cancer research gift

April 4, 2018
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — A $150-million gift to the University of Michigan is expected to boost cancer research at the school. Read More

Law firm enlists U-M for diversity research

MBA students conduct Multidisciplinary Action Project to help Dickinson Wright reach inclusion goals.

August 25, 2017
As any proponent of evidence-based decision-making knows, one of the first steps to setting smart goals is gathering data about existing conditions. Attorneys call this “discovery.” Read More

Architect mentorship sees exponential growth

Program started at University of Michigan, now includes students from all over the country.

April 28, 2017
Back in 1999, Tom Mathison walked into a room full of University of Michigan architecture students, ready to offer an open-ended opportunity to connect them with a mentor. Read More

Inside Track: Andrew Haig specializes in building programs to rebuild patients’ lives

Mary Free Bed’s ‘dominant force’ in market is enough to capture attention of globetrotting rehab doctor

June 17, 2016
Dr. Andrew Haig’s passion for rehabilitation has taken him around the globe, where he helps build physical rehab programs in impoverished countries and mentors young doctors. Read More

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