August 2013 Newsletter Articles

Aug. 1, 2013
Wayne State University researchers announced July 23 that they received a $25,000 planning grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a strategic plan for a field-based water research center...
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Aug. 1, 2013
By Kevin Brown Mariama Nagbe started an empowerment dance program for at-risk youth in Detroit’s Delray neighborhood. Erica Andrews helped create an Emerging Leader Award program to promote Detroiter...
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Aug. 1, 2013
By Nicole Casal Moore In a pellet of glass the size of an apple seed, University of Michigan engineering researchers have packed seven devices that together could potentially provide navigation in the a...
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Aug. 1, 2013
Company: Chalkfly.com Year Started: 2012 Industry: E-Commerce Office: Detroit, Mich. Headquarters: Detroit, Mich. Activity: Online school and office supply retail sales Annual Revenue: $2 million Employ...
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Aug. 1, 2013
Ned Staebler is vice president for economic development at Wayne State University, responsible for using the university’s assets as a catalyst for growth across the university and community. Before jo...
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Aug. 1, 2013
By Kathy Barks Hoffman Jason Garland held the smooth square of glass in his hand before carefully adding the artwork of a brightly colored house that would turn it into a decorative coaster. Beside him,...
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Aug. 1, 2013
[2012 Award Winners; Photo Courtesy of Accelerate Michigan] By Kathy Barks Hoffman An international business competition designed to bring together entrepreneurial companies with local, national and in...
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Aug. 1, 2013
By the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Dr. Richard Neubig, the new chair of MSU’s Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, appreciates the freedom he’s experienced in academia to pursue his re...
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