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2014-09-18 12:35:20

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States is joining an international student competition for robot design for the first time this year, and on Saturday, Sept. 27, Lawrence Technological University (LTU) in Southfield, Michigan, will host the first-ever national championships to determine who will represent their country at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147035 The Olympiad started in Singapore in...

2014-09-18 12:23:50

TROY, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair will host a technical seminar on simulation and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions for the oil and gas industry next Wednesday, September 24 in Houston. Scheduled customer presentations from Chevron, Wood Group Kenny, ConocoPhillips, Baker Hughes, and Sundrop Fuels will provide an overview of computer-aided engineering (CAE) methods and best practices for mechanical earth modeling, subsea and offshore design and analysis,...

2014-09-18 12:23:26

CHANDLER TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. The Echo Wind Park in Huron County adds another 112 megawatts (MW) to DTE Energy's renewable energy portfolio, or enough to power 52,000 homes. The wind park, primarily in Oliver and Chandler townships in Michigan's Thumb area, is sited on nearly 16,000 acres....

2014-09-18 12:21:10

Grants Will Help Outstanding Children of Company's Employees Pursue Post-Secondary Education ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) announced today that the company has awarded nearly $200,000 in educational grants to exceptional children of its employees through the Con-way Scholarship Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130523/MM20339LOGO Over the past 20 years, the Con-way Scholarship Program has awarded in excess of $4 million in grants to...

2014-09-18 12:20:58

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Annual trade fair grew to more than 2,900 participants in 2014 -- More than 270 minority, women, veteran and majority-owned Chrysler Group suppliers participated in the day-long program -- Matchmaker has generated more than $2.1 billion in new business opportunities for exhibitors since 2000 Chrysler Group LLC continued to demonstrate its historic commitment to supplier diversity and minority supplier...

2014-09-18 08:35:07

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yottabyte, a rising star in software-defined data storage and datacenters, and creators of yCenter and yStor, today announced that Chemical Bank, a growing Community bank headquartered in Michigan, has deployed the yStor software-defined storage solution to help maintain its growing IT infrastructure. yStor's advanced data management features are driving new levels of performance and flexibility and reliability for the bank...

2014-09-18 08:30:50

Center supports research focused on effects of aging, creates groundwork for drugs that can postpone disease and extend lifespan ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $3 million grant from The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research will allow the University of Michigan to establish a national center of excellence in biogerontology research. The Glenn Center for Aging Research at U-M will focus on exploiting and expanding the growing evidence that drugs can...

2014-09-17 23:15:44

William McCormick, CEO of Medivance Billing and Michael Myles, CEO of Active Internet Marketing, come together to give an inside look at revenue growth and management in the addiction treatment and behavioral health industry. They will present to attendees of the 2014 Moments of Change Conference on Monday, September 29, 2014 in the Venetian Ballroom at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida from 1:30 - 3:00pm. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 William McCormick, CEO of...

2014-09-17 23:02:28

Other-Sonic Ultrasound Gel Was Recalled In June 2012, After The Product Was Linked To An Outbreak of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Victims of this Pseudomonas Outbreak May Face Statute Of Limitations On Future Claims. Chicago IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. is urging all victims of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections allegedly caused by Non-Sterile Other-Sonic Ultrasound Transmission Gel to contact the Firm...

2014-09-17 23:01:50

Spider9to be one of select few companies to help pioneer advanced energy storage solutions in Hawaii Northville, Mich. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Spider9, an advanced energy storage and controls company, announced today their selection as a participant in the 2015 Hawaii Energy Excelerator program. The Energy Excelerator is designed to accelerate the market adoption of participating companies’ emerging energy technology products’ in Hawaii. The Energy Excelerator was formed in 2013...


Latest Michigan Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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