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 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.

Auto Industry Customer Satisfaction Skids To All-Time Low

ANN ARBOR—The U.S. auto industry, like the economy at large, couldn’t escape the crosshairs of the COVID-19 global pandemic. But that’s not the only hurdle the industry has to overcome: New data indicate an ongoing, industrywide customer satisfaction decline. Overall customer satisfaction with automobiles and light vehicles slid 1.3 percent to a score of 78

By |2020-08-29T12:44:29-04:00August 29th, 2020|Auto Tech, Featured|

Ann Arbor Medical Device Company And Partner Get FDA Approval For COVID Treatment In Hot Spots

ANN ARBOR—Terumo Cardiovascular, a cardiovascular surgery products provider, announced a collaboration with Monmouth Junction, N.J.-based CytoSorbents Corp., to sell the latter company’s product CytoSorb to hospitals in 10 COVID-19 hotspot states. The states are Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. The product is designed to treat cytokine storm, a

By |2020-08-29T12:44:30-04:00August 29th, 2020|Coronavirus, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech, Science|

Lawrence Technological University Reopens With In-Class, Virtual Learning

ANN ARBOR - Lisa Kujawa, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and Outreach at LTU, explains how LTU reopened with a hybrid In-Person, Virtual Learning format - and offers tips for how LTU pulled it off. Freshman Lawrence Tech encourages students to be the ones who will blaze a new trail with the next great breakthrough

By |2020-08-31T09:17:36-04:00August 28th, 2020|Featured, mitechtv, STEM|

Bollinger Motors Moves To New Headquarters In Oak Park

OAK PARK—Bollinger Motors has announced a move of its headquarters to a larger building in Oak Park to accommodate the rapid company-wide personnel expansion as it ramps up toward production. “It couldn’t have come at a better time,” said founder and CEO Robert Bollinger. “We were bursting at the seams with new engineers, putting desks

By |2020-08-23T15:39:25-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Auto Tech, ESD|

Deloitte Donates To Fund Education In Original COVID-19 Hot Spots

STAMFORD, Conn.—The Deloitte Foundation, the charitable arm of the global accounting and business advisory firm, announced the donation of $600,000 to nonprofit organizations in eight original COVID-19 hot spot locations across the country. The intent is to assist those from underrepresented backgrounds and under-resourced communities, primarily students of color, to persist on pathways to college

By |2020-08-23T15:35:29-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Featured, News|

Ann Arbor Spark Sets Virtual Ann Arbor Mobility Summit

ANN ARBOR—Ann Arbor Spark, the economic development agency for Washtenaw and Livingston counties, announced that it will host its third annual Ann Arbor Mobility Summit online this year, on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme this year is to focus on the strategies to build resiliency within the mobility ecosystem.

By |2020-08-23T15:36:32-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Swift Biosciences Expands Coronavirus Research

ANN ARBOR—Swift Biosciences, Inc., a developer of DNA and RNA library preparation kits, announced the launch of a new ACE2 Swift Normalase Amplicon Panel to further research on the main functional receptor for viral entry of coronavirus. Human ACE2 has been identified as a key receptor for SARS-CoV-2 host cell entry. The study of the

By |2020-08-23T15:38:42-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Coronavirus, ESD, Science|

Lawrence Tech Inks Agreement With Ontario College For Business, IT Degrees

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has signed a new articulation agreement with Ontario’s St. Clair College that will allow graduates of St. Clair’s diploma program in business administration direct entry into LTU’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) programs. “A number of St. Clair architectural technology students have taken advantage

By |2020-08-15T14:46:30-04:00August 15th, 2020|ESD|

Centrepolis Accelerator Sets Webinar For Cleantech Companies

SOUTHFIELD–Cleantech companies take note: The Centrepolis Accelerator, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, and the United States Department of Energy are hosting an event to highlight the many funding and support resources available that can enable technology commercialization and business growth. The event begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, and is

By |2020-08-15T14:46:30-04:00August 15th, 2020|Clean Update, ESD|

Free Online IT Training Offered For Detroiters

DETROIT–ExperienceIT, the collaborative group of IT-focused employers and workforce agencies in downtown Detroit, has announced that its fall 2020 training cohort will be held virtually. The free program, scheduled to begin Sept. 22, is open to any Detroit resident, 18 years or older, with an aptitude to learn career IT skills. Prospective students’ applications are

By |2020-08-15T14:46:30-04:00August 15th, 2020|ESD, STEM|