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High school students tackle opioid abuse for the win in a workforce development exercise sponsored by Baker College

The problem-solving iChallengeU introduces high school students to business careers. Teams develop solutions to a real-world challenges and are judged on their business plan presentations. Winners of the state contest, July 28, took home two-year scholarships to Baker College, the event’s sponsor.    

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Detroit is a city of art, history, muscle and creativity. So to get to know it, you need to invest in these parts of its personality, and you need to explore its artists, their work and their inspirations. That is what the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA) and the DRCFA Art Foundation have done […]

Cobo Center Celebrates Local, Regional Artists with New Art Installations

Detroit is a city of art, history, muscle and creativity. So to get to know it, you need to invest in these parts of its personality, and you need to explore its artists, their work and their inspirations. That is what the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA) and the DRCFA Art Foundation have done […]

Veterans increasingly considered ‘top hires’ by companies

When they served in the U.S. military, the men and women of the armed forces fought to defend their nation, its ideals and its people. Now, employers throughout the country are fighting over them, hoping to hire these skilled soldiers throughout their organizations. Michigan may be one of the most visible examples of a veteran-centric […]

Hatch Detroit Business Competition Reveals Its Top 10 Semi-Finalists to win $50k

The 2017 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest presented by Bedrock has a new crop of sem-finalists competing to open the latest and greatest retail concept in the city. The Top 10, revealed in a special event Thursday, are competing for $50,000 from Comerica Bank and more than $200,000 in pro bono support from Hatch Detroit and […]

Program Helps University of Detroit Mercy Build a Future for Women in Engineering

Michigan, like many Rust Belt states, has long suffered from what people describe as a talent gap or “brain drain.” One area of particular concern is whether women have enough opportunity within the math and science industries. One university is working to find ways to help female engineers and other careers within the STEM fields. […]

4 Reasons Bosses Should Encourage Meditation at Work

Deep breathing. Finding a mantra. Sitting still and thinking quietly. These might not sound like things you and your co-workers might do at work – but one expert says they should be. “It’s not uncommon now for big corporations to encourage meditation during breaks and even hold meditation events during working hours,” says Dr. Barbara […]

This Husband-and-Wife Team Built a Successful Business Through Constant Communication

Holly Cutler and her husband, Dr. Doug Cutler, are what one might describe as “rejuvenation experts,” focusing their business on helping people improve the quality of their skin, health and overall well-being through trendsetting procedures and wellness techniques. Together, they run FACE, an award-winning integrative skin and wellness clinic for more than 12 years. FACE […]

Bike-Sharing Programs Moving Into Cities to Ease Commutes, Offer Healthy Travel Options

Maybe you want a two-wheeled commute. Maybe you walked to your meeting and need a faster way back to the office. Maybe you just need a mid-afternoon break. Whatever the reason, more cities are adding bike-sharing programs to their downtowns and neighborhoods to help people find convenient and healthy ways of getting around town. Along […]

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Raises $12,054 at Annual Golf Fundraiser for The Miracle League of Plymouth

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s Detroit office raised $12,054 at its 5th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser. All proceeds from the outing were donated to The Miracle League of Plymouth, a not-for-profit organization that provides children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball.

Sachse Construction Beats Rainy Weather, Raises More Than $200,000 at Play It Foreward Charity Golf Outing

Sachse Construction, a premier commercial construction management firm recognized as one of the most trusted and respected construction partners in North America, raised more than $200,000 at its annual Play It Foreward charity golf outing, benefitting Downtown Boxing Gym and Kids Without Cancer.