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

Business and Economy

  1. In the driver's seat

    The recent fatality involving a semi-autonomous Tesla reveals just how far transportation technology has outpaced solutions in another realm: The legal world.

  2. You can ring my (Pretzel) Bell

    Restaurateurs are cooking up plans to resurrect the much-revered gathering spot, enjoyed by locals from 1934-85.

  3. The kitchen is open

    “Kitchen sisters” Niki Serras, BA ’06, and Alisha Serras, MSW ’06, grew up in their father’s Main Street restaurants. Who better to trust with your kitchen redesign?

  4. Zell pledges $60 million to U-M

    Gift will extend entrepreneurial programs at the Ross School, and create a new fund for student business ventures.

  5. Let's toast to that

    U-M students trek to Chile to help family-owned vineyards build their brands and increase tourist traffic to their wineries.

  6. Trial & heirs

    Law School grads Danielle and Andy Mayoras (both JD ’95) take a cue from celebrities’ “famous fortune fights” to protect clients’ financial legacies.

  7. Telling fortunes

    Disruptive business models, big data, and a potential spiral of doom. Ross School experts weigh in on the new year’s economy.

  8. An entrepreneur’s cheat sheet

    The brothers behind Wall St. Cheat Sheet could write a case study for entrepreneurs, content providers, and new media strategists.

  9. Manufacturing 10,000 jobs

    U-M plays key role in $148-million research institute opening in metro Detroit.