Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Business and Economy

  1. U-M delivers record 21 startups in FY2018

    U-M researchers reported a 10-percent rise in new inventions with 484 for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

  2. Get the lead out

    Copper or lead? That is the question, as U-M researchers use data science to speed the process of finding which Flint homes need new pipes.

  3. Brewery sustains people, planet, profit

    Western Michigan’s Brewery Vivant serves up craft beer with an environmental chaser.

  4. Precious mettle

    Coin collector Patrick Heller, BBA ’74, once held a rare doubloon worth $7.4 million. So how does he appraise the coin commemorating the U.S./North Korea summit?

  5. Boosting consumption

    New U-M study concludes: Transfer wealth from the top 20 percent of U.S. earners to the bottom 80 percent and watch consumption rise.

  6. Self-awareness class inspires new app

    U-M grads’ new intention-tracking app will mesh with Amazon’s Alexa to nudge people toward goals, desires. Its tentative name? Iris.

  7. Always leading, forever valiant: U-M 2017 Annual Report

    As U-M enters its third century, the University is prepared to deliver more impact.

  8. Forecast 2018

    Michigan Ross experts take on gender diversity and pay; health care; consumer impact of social media; and the future of business education.