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Venture capitalists will have more direct, regular access to U-M startups when the Michigan Venture Capital Association opens a collaboration office at Tech Transfer’s Venture Accelerator, officials from the two groups have announced.
Imparting entrepreneurial skills to inner-city teachers is the goal of a first-of-its-kind intensive course offered jointly by the College of Engineering’s Center for Entrepreneurship and the School of Education.
A variety of current and former U-M athletes will be competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
The Weather Underground, a popular online weather website that began as an undergraduate project at the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Studies in the late 1980s, has been acquired by The Weather Channel.
Jeff Kopmanis, application programmer senior at the Center for Space Environment Modeling, College of Engineering, on his job: “I make the Web front-ends (that) make it possible for ordinary people to run these very sophisticated tools.”