Matt Roush

About Matt Roush

Matt Roush is Managing Editor of the University News Bureau and Director of Media Relations at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, and co-host of the M2 TechCast podcast with MITechNews.com founder and publisher Mike Brennan. Before joining LTU, Roush spent more than 30 years as a reporter and editor covering high tech, business, and local government for media outlets including WWJ Newsradio 950, Crain’s Detroit Business, the Kalamazoo Gazette, and the Traverse City Record-Eagle.

Lawrence Tech Nursing Students Fighting COVID-19 Even Before Graduation

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University nursing students are on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even before their graduation. “We have eight nursing students working right now,” said M. Therese Jamison, director of LTU’s nursing program. They’re working as patient care technicians at Ascension hospitals in Southfield and Warren, at Trinity Health’s St. Joseph Hospital

By |2020-04-02T18:57:59-04:00April 2nd, 2020|ESD|

Survey: LTU Is Detroit Area’s No. 1 Best Value Private College

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University is the No. 1 private university in the Detroit area in terms of the value of its education, according to a new study by the New York City-based financial technology company SmartAsset. SmartAsset considered tuition, student living costs, scholarship and grant offerings, student retention rates, and starting salary for new graduates in

By |2020-04-02T18:42:37-04:00April 2nd, 2020|ESD|

ESD Class To Address Planning To Avert Crises — Like Coronavirus

SOUTHFIELD—The Engineering Society of Detroit will present a complimentary online one-hour educational session, “Can Crisis Be Averted?”, on Thursday, April 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. on the Zoom platform. Veteran engineer Thomas Doran will discuss how we can prevent rather than merely manage crises, as we are with the current coronavirus pandemic. Doran will

By |2020-04-02T18:42:37-04:00April 2nd, 2020|ESD|

Pandemic Meets Robotics In LTU Student’s Hand Sanitizer Dispenser

SOUTHFIELD - It’s certainly hard to find any fun in the many precautions demanded by the Coronavirus pandemic. But a computer science student at Lawrence Technological University has managed to come up with one for youthful robot builders. Joe Schulte has designed a robot that automatically dispenses hand sanitizer. He said the robot took him

By |2020-03-31T15:24:46-04:00March 31st, 2020|Coronavirus, Science|

Esperion’s New Cholesterol-Busting Drug Hits The Market

ANN ARBOR—After years of development, Nexletol, the new cholesterol-reducer from Ann Arbor’s Esperion Therapeutics Inc., is now on the market and available in pharmacies in the United States. Nexletol uses a new mechanism of action to reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C), the so-called bad cholesterol in the bloodstream, the cholesterol that can cause arterial blockages that

Priority Health Expands Free Telehealth, Home Prescription Delivery

GRAND RAPIDS—In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Priority Health announced that it will be expanding its existing $0 copay telehealth, also known as virtual care, to include all lines of business through April 30. This means that essentially all of the company’s nearly one million members across commercial, individual, Medicaid and Medicare plans, will now

By |2020-03-29T17:38:30-04:00March 29th, 2020|ESD, IoT, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

LTU Offers At-Home Experiments For K-12 Students During School Shutdown

SOUTHFIELD - When students have to miss school, they miss out on important instructional time that feeds their young, curious minds. When their schedules are suddenly turned upside down, frustration and boredom can set in, unless they are able to find ways to occupy their time. But there are many resources and activities out there

By |2020-03-29T16:02:21-04:00March 29th, 2020|ESD|

Pure Michigan Business Connect Updates Virtual Matchmaking Platform For COVID-19 Resonse

LANSING–The Michigan Economic Development Corp. Pure Michigan Business Connect program is expanding its free, online procurement platform by now including donations from suppliers capable of filling health and human service needs across a broad range of product and service categories. The platform will provide direct access to businesses within the state providing supplies including personal

By |2020-03-29T17:38:53-04:00March 29th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, ESD, Politics, Politics/Government|

LEAP Opens Applications For Emergency Small Business Relief Grants

LANSING—The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) successfully secured $600,000 from the MEDC’s Small Business Relief Program to issue 60 $10,000 grants to small businesses across Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties that are suffering financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant application for these funds is now open and can be accessed

By |2020-03-29T16:02:21-04:00March 29th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Politics, Politics/Government|

Troy Software Developer Debuts Voter Information Website

TROY - Content software maker Revize has rolled out a new digital voter tool to provide municipalities a bundle of tools for citizens to easily find information on upcoming elections. There are three main sections included in Election Connection by Revize. Where/When Do I Vote? Am I Registered? Frequently Asked Questions By entering an address,

By |2020-03-22T16:02:44-04:00March 22nd, 2020|Digital Marketing, IoT, Software|