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Christian Greer Appointed President, CEO of Michigan Science Center

Detroit’s Michigan Science Center has announced Christian Greer as president and CEO. Greer is a STEM professional with nearly 30 years of experience in museums and science centers. He most recently served as the chief...

Detroit-based Hamilton Anderson Named AIAMI Michigan Architecture Firm of the Year

Hamilton Anderson, a Detroit-based design firm, has been named Architecture Firm of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIAMI). The award recognizes firms who have produced distinguished architecture...
US Signal Van Buren Township center

Work Begins on US Signal’s New Data Center in Van Buren Township

US Signal has announced that construction work has begun on its new data center in Van Buren Township. The announcement follows an approval meeting with the Van Buren Township Commission and receipt of the official building permit from the township’s director of planning. The data company announced late last year they would build the new data center.

Pontiac’s United Shore Appoints Chief Business Officer, Chief Innovation Officer

United Shore, a Pontiac-based independent mortgage lender, has hired Blake Kolo as chief business officer and Lee Jelenic as chief innovation officer. Kolo and Jelenic will be in charge of making improvements within the...
BASF Wyandotte facility

Illinois’ Impossible Objects Partners with Southfield’s BASF, Unveils Next-generation 3-D Printer

Illinois-based Impossible Objects has announced two advances in composite 3-D printing for the factory floor. The CBAM-2, the company’s latest 3-D printing system, and a new partnership with BASF, which operates a large facility in Southfield, on PA6-carbon fiber composites extend the company’s patented composite-based additive manufacturing process (CBAM) to an unprecedented range of industrial applications.
Eastern Market

Eastern Market Corp. Announces Initiatives for Expansion, Includes Rent Affordability, Nonprofit Name Change

Eastern Market Corp. has announced several new initiatives dedicated to the expansion of Eastern Market and enhancing its authenticity. They are designed in part to keep rent affordable.
Scoop app

California-based Scoop Carpooling Provider Launches in Detroit

The largest carpooling provider in the country, California’s Scoop, has announced a partnership with Bedrock to bring a carpooling service to Detroit.

Rochelle Riley appointed City of Detroit’s Director of Arts and Culture

Rochelle Riley was appointed the city of Detroit’s director of arts and culture by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. The appointment is meant to reaffirm the city’s commitment to its creative community. Riley is expected...
University of Detroit Mercy

Second Annual Detroit Nonprofit Day Conference Coming to U-D Mercy

Bamboo Detroit, a co-working space community, and MP Consulting Group, a Detroit-based nonprofit consulting firm, will co-host the second annual Detroit Nonprofit Day Conference from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 15 at the University of Detroit Mercy’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship.
crumpled carbon nanotube forests

Michigan State Researchers Identify Energy Sources for Self-Powered Wearable Tech

Researchers at East Lansing’s Michigan State University have developed a potential solution to improve power sources in emerging wearable tech using crumpled carbon nanotube forests, or CNT forests. The solution could have applications in stretchable energy electronic systems, implantable biomedical devices, and smart packaging systems.