UM Study: Asian Carp Can Survive In Larger Areas Of Lake Michigan

ANN ARBOR—Asian carp are capable of surviving and growing in much larger portions of Lake Michigan than scientists previously believed and present a high risk of becoming established, according to a new modeling study from University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues. Some previous studies suggested that low food levels in Lake Michigan could be

By |2019-08-13T18:57:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|

LTU Unveils eSports Arena

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has turned a former meeting room into a high-tech haven for video game players in a fast-growing student competition called eSports. The new LTU eSports arena features 12 custom-built gaming computers with 4K monitors, a coach’s station, and a 4K big-screen TV for spectators to watch—and for players to go over game

By |2019-08-11T17:59:46-04:00August 11th, 2019|ESD|

Traverse City Satellite Management Company Adding New Ground Stations

TRAVERSE CITY—Atlas Space Operations Inc., a provider of communications for the space industry, announced it has brought online nine new ground stations in its network. This brings the total to 13 ground stations, with an additional 17 sites planned by 2020. These new stations have all become fully operational in the span of the last

By |2019-08-04T17:00:53-04:00August 4th, 2019|ESD|

GHSP Adds First Marketing Director

GRAND HAVEN–GHSP, a supplier in the automotive and appliance industries, announced the hiring of sales and marketing veteran John Major as the company’s first marketing director. GHSP has restructured its executive management team, adding a chief technology officer, presidents of operations in North American and China, a general counsel, and now, a marketing director, as a catalyst

By |2019-07-30T16:41:54-04:00July 26th, 2019|ESD|

Liquid Web Establishes European Data Center

LANSING—Officials of Liquid Web LLC announced the company’s EU Data Center is now available for Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce hosting, helping its European customers meet data residency requirements as well as helping improve performance and reduce latency. “Even though it’s a tiny factor, the latency between a user making a request from England all

By |2019-07-23T15:35:57-04:00July 23rd, 2019|ESD|

TC Satellite Operations Company Will Support AWS Ground Station

TRAVERSE CITY–Atlas Space Operations, a provider of ground communications in the space industry and a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), announced support for AWS Ground Station within the Atlas Space Operations Freedom Network. The collaboration provides customers an expanded network of satellite ground stations, simplified satellite management, and easy access

By |2019-07-20T14:47:15-04:00July 20th, 2019|ESD|

LTU Gets DENSO Grant For Machine Vision Safety System In Vehicles

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has received a $40,000 grant from DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, for programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The grant, made possible by the company’s philanthropic arm, the DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF), is one of 26 grants awarded by DENSO in 2019 to colleges and universities throughout

By |2019-07-07T18:47:18-04:00July 7th, 2019|ESD, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

$20 Million In Grants Available For Broadband In Underserved Areas

LANSING–While much of Michigan has access to high-speed broadband internet service, there are still many rural areas lacking vital connectivity. A new grant program could make it easier to expand internet access to more Michigan families and communities dealing with slow speeds or no connection at all. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB)

By |2019-07-07T18:29:18-04:00July 7th, 2019|ESD|

LTU 2nd In National Contest To Develop Tech For People With Disabilities

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University finished second in the nation in the annual College Design Challenge, held Wednesday in Vienna, Va. by SourceAmerica, a nonprofit that creates employment opportunities for people with disabilities. It’s the third straight year that LTU was named one of the three national finalists in the event. In this national engineering competition, students

By |2019-06-27T15:53:30-04:00June 27th, 2019|ESD|

Lawrence Tech, Hartland High School Partner On Architecture Courses

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University and Hartland High School have signed a new agreement that will allow Hartland students to take two accelerated LTU architecture and design courses in the summer, with scholarship support to reduce costs. Students meeting eligibility requirements will be allowed to take accelerated versions of LTU’s ARCH1213, Introduction to Visual Communication, and ARCH

By |2019-06-26T16:56:15-04:00June 26th, 2019|ESD|