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

Business and Economy

  1. Winners take all

    Former New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas delivers a new book that exposes ‘the elite charade of changing the world.’

  2. Growing local with Argus Farm Stop

    Ross alumni and agricultural entrepreneurs Kathy Sample and Bill Brinkerhoff cultivate a business plan that provides fresher food to consumers and higher profits to farmers.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Brewery sustains people, planet, profit

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

  6. 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?

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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

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