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The strong, tolerant women leading Hamtramck
Thursday, May 19, 2016
While Hamtramck is a prominent cultural melting pot, it is also a municipality with strong women at the helm. Annamarie Sysling profiles the city's mayor, police chief, and city manager.
College for Creative Studies and Mars Agency collaborate on unique program for design students
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The Cross Stitch Creative program gives College for Creative Studies design students first-hand experience in working for and learning from an industry-leading shopper marketing agency. But that's not the end of the story.
How a startup training center is rebuilding Detroit's workforce
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The Detroit Training Center has graduated over 1,500 students since it launched in 2012. According to Marcus Jones, DTC's director, graduates find jobs paying anywhere between $12 and $40 an hour, depending on the field.
How Detroit anchor institutions are developing local talent
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Through a handful of programs, local anchor institutions are getting Detroiters ready for the jobs of the future.
Program for Detroit high schoolers a template for building healthcare workforce of future
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
With a shortage of workers looming, a Detroit program could prove a national template for developing the healthcare workforce of the future.
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TechTown SWOT City spreads opportunity to neighborhood businesses
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
SWOT City empowers neighborhood businesses, providing them with expert analysis to help them identify their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
Stories from the new economy: Technology Commercialization at Wayne State University
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Wayne State University's Office of Technology Commercialization is responsible for protecting and commercializing the intellectual properties developed at Wayne State, helping researchers and practitioners translate bedside and laboratory discoveries into products that can change lives.
Stories from the new economy: Henry Ford Innovation Institute
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Henry Ford Innovation Institute connects medical practitioners with designers and entrepreneurs to help commercialize the innovation that arises every day at Henry Ford Hospital.
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Historic building preservation and restoration open house scheduled at Hug Factory in Eastern Market
Building Hugger is partnering with three local historic preservation organizations to offer guests a chance to learn about both restoration techniques as well as public policy issues affecting preservation today.
Two new co-working spaces and business incubators to debut in the city
Downtown co-working space to double in size, eyes big future
Traveling retail event with focus on socially-conscious businesses comes to Eastern Market
NSO bike tour to raise money, awareness in fight against homelessness
Retail Boot Camp accepting applications for next session
Outdoor Education Center transforms vacant land in Osborn neighborhood
Building Hugger to host open house at new HQ in Eastern Market
Fighting tax foreclosure, Recovery Park, and more: October development news round-up
Long-awaited Brightmoor Maker Space turns to crowdfunding
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YouthfulCities seeks Detroit research fellow
To help create its latest index of youth-friendly cities, YouthfulCities is hiring research fellows in cities around the world, including Detroit.
More foreign investment coming to Michigan?
Source: Global Detroit Staff
Get to know the makers rebuilding Detroit by hand
Michigan Future's Lou Glazer: More four-year degrees leads to state prosperity
Source: Detroit Free Press
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Boots with a mission: Detroit non-profit launches footwear line manufactured by local veterans
After months of wrangling designs and logistics, Schlaff and his line of multi-purpose urban utility boots, Boots on the Ground, will open its first round of pre-sales on Friday, Nov. 11—Veterans Day.
Greening of Detroit program helps unemployed harvest careers
Prestigious fellowship for founder of Building Hugger demonstrates the firm's growth
Apprentice program keeps talent pipeline gushing at Detroit Labs
Southwest Rides fine tunes Springwells Village storefront, programs
Grace in Action collectives provide job/skills training in Southwest Detroit
Challenge Detroit's newest class expands to 33 people
Two Detroit startups score Adams Entrepreneurship fellows
U-M social entrepreneurship partnership in Detroit creates jobs
Rippld graduates from NewME, relaunches platform for creatives
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