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2014-10-21 12:38:42

- Hacker Fellows matches graduating computer science majors with jobs at Michigan start-ups - DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating...

2014-10-15 08:31:44

Health Services Company Latest in Flood of Businesses Opening New Offices in Detroit's Urban Core DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that the company will establish a new office in downtown Detroit this fall that will house up to 125 Molina employees. The new 30,000 square foot office will be located inside the six-story building located at 615 W. Lafayette Boulevard. The building, owned by Bedrock Real Estate Services, is currently known...

2014-10-09 23:00:55

The gift is the largest ever to the College of Engineering, making the Andersons Wayne State University’s most generous donors. Detriot, MI (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The College of Engineering at Wayne State University has announced a $25 million gift from alumnus James A. Anderson (BSCE ’66, MSCE ’70) and his wife, Patricia, to bolster the entrepreneurial efforts of engineering and computer science faculty and students and drive Detroit’s economic renewal. The investment will...

2014-10-09 08:24:20

Motown music themed float to be unveiled at Parade Preview October 15 at the Parade Company WARREN, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parade goers of all ages lining Woodward Avenue at this year's America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van Furniture will definitely be dancing in the street! To celebrate the 55(th) anniversary of Art Van Furniture and Motown, the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer commissioned a new Motown float to put fans on cloud nine along...

2014-10-07 16:25:21

Governor Rick Snyder Stands with Detroit Driven in Revival Efforts DETROIT, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Driven, a 501 c(3) non-profit initiative created with the support of Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Mike Duggan to highlight Detroit's revival, was formally launched last week downtown at the DIME hotel. The organization's leadership and Community Advisory Board welcomed an estimated 100 guests, including Governor Rick Snyder, representatives of Opportunity Detroit, Rock...

2014-10-03 12:24:03

Their focus: Connect with kids to get them moving and developing healthier habits DETROIT, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage Michigan children to get physically active and develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Pistons as the first-ever presenting sponsor of the Mob Squad, the youth hip hop and jazz dance crew that performs at Detroit Pistons' games at the Palace in Auburn Hills. The sponsorship supports Blue...

2014-10-02 12:22:01

Cash prizes will be awarded to 16 Michigan student winners TROY, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show 2015 (NAIAS) announced today the launch of its annual poster contest in connection with the NAIAS next January. The contest was established to engage the creative minds of Michigan's students and encourage careers in automotive design while recognizing local art communities for their talents. In 2014, NAIAS received 989 entries from 73 high...

2014-09-29 08:28:06

DETROIT, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airfoil, a marketing and public relations firm for innovative companies, today announced the opening of a City of Detroit office located in TechTown Detroit at 440 Burroughs St. in Detroit's Midtown. The office will serve as a dedicated location to provide marketing communications counsel to TechTown and entrepreneurs it serves, as well as future clients for whom a City of Detroit office is desired or preferred. "We are energized and...

2014-09-26 12:21:12

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brose North America celebrated the grand opening of its new facility in New Boston, Michigan, today. The facility will support increased growth with Brose's domestically located OEM partners while making a positive impact on Michigan's economy. The opening resulted in 450 new Michigan jobs and an investment of $62 million to purchase and renovate its plant for Brose production. "Since 2010, we have invested $74 million in...

2014-09-25 23:07:53

Includes 200 Artifacts Representing Pro Football’s Dynasties, Legends and Pioneers Dearborn, Mich (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Fans no longer need to wait until game day to get their football fix when Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame kicks-off inside Henry Ford Museum on October 3, 2014 through January 4, 2015. An interactive traveling exhibition from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Gridiron Glory presents a panoramic view of the story of professional football from...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.