LTU Gets State Grant For Lecture Series Linking Humanities With High Tech

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has received a $6,800 grant from Michigan Humanities to support the “Humanity + Technology Lecture Series,” a continuing series of public presentations on the human implications and effects of technology—past, present, and future. “The lectures will be given by visiting humanities scholars researching technology’s effects on society, culture, and politics,” said Paul

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|ESD|

Pingree Detroit CEO Jarett Schlaff On His Custom Leather Goods Shop

ROYAL OAK - Jarett Schlaff, CEO of Pingree Detroit, will talk about his custom leather goods business that works with veterans. Schlaff is getting coaching for his business from Lawrence Technological University's Centropolis Accelerator.

By |2019-06-03T19:40:35-04:00June 1st, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

PlanetM’s Amanda Roraff Talks Hardware Summit

ROYAL OAK - Amanda Roraff, Operations Manager for PlanetM, discusses the Hardware Tech Summit that will be held June 19 during Detroit Startup by Lawrence Technological University's Centropolis Accelerator. The Summit well be held at Detroit Velodrome.

By |2019-06-03T10:39:57-04:00June 1st, 2019|ESD, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

LTU’s Collins To Speak On Women of Color In Tech At TechTown

SOUTHFIELD—Sibrina Collins, executive director of the Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Technological University, will participate on a panel discussion on “Women of Color in Tech” June 6 at TechTown Detroit, 440 Burroughs St., Detroit. The event, sponsored by Comcast, the Thurgood Marshall Excellence Fund, and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency, runs

By |2019-05-29T15:52:56-04:00May 29th, 2019|ESD|

Team From Ghana Wins Robofest At Lawrence Tech

SOUTHFIELD - A team of high school students from the West African nation of Ghana took first place in the Senior Game Division at the Robofest World Championships, held Saturday at Lawrence Technological University. Team Acro-Bot hailed from the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation, a robotics organization in Accra, Ghana’s capital city. Taking second place were

By |2019-05-22T10:55:20-04:00May 22nd, 2019|ESD|

U-M’s Graham Sustainability Institute Awards Four ‘Catalyst’ Research Grants

ANN ARBOR—Four new research grants from the University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute will address the challenges of safe drinking water, climate change vulnerability, sustainable livestock production, and the health and energy justice impacts of electricity generation. Led by multidisciplinary faculty teams, these new Catalyst Grant projects will lay the groundwork for ongoing collaborations and

By |2019-05-17T12:09:53-04:00May 17th, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|

LTU Student-Produced Documentary On Women Of Color In STEM Now Up On YouTube

SOUTHFIELD—A team of students in Lawrence Technological University’s media communication program has produced a half-hour documentary film on previously little-known contributions to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) by three women of color in the early and mid-20th Century. “Women Untold” traces the lives and accomplishments of three women of color in STEM: Jewel Plummer

By |2019-05-17T12:09:53-04:00May 17th, 2019|STEAM|

Berkley High School Students Win ACE Michigan Design Competition

SOUTHFIELD—A team of high school students from Berkley High School was recognized as the winner of the 2018-19 ACE Mentor Program of Michigan in an honors dinner Tuesday night at Lawrence Technological University. The ACE Mentor – Michigan (an acronym for Architecture, Construction, Engineering) program teaches high school students about the wide range of career

By |2019-05-17T12:09:53-04:00May 17th, 2019|ESD|

LTU’s Seventh Annual Research Day Sets More Records

SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University’s seventh annual Research Day set more records in a new, larger home. LTU faculty and students made 17 oral research presentations Friday morning, and an afternoon poster session—moved to larger quarters in the LTU’s Buell Building—featured 95 posters, for a total of 112. That’s up from 102 presentations a year

By |2019-04-11T14:24:53-04:00April 10th, 2019|ESD|

Lawrence Tech Relaunches Recovery Starts Here Training Program For Displaced Workers

SOUTHFIELD - During the last recession in 2007-09, Lawrence Technological University launched Recovery Starts Here, a program for hundreds of displaced workers that included scholarships, new academic programs to prepare students for a changing global market, and personally focused career services. Now, the Southfield-based university is once again taking steps to help those in Michigan

By |2019-03-15T09:41:53-04:00March 15th, 2019|ESD|