Month: December 2011

Student Entrepreneurs in National Competition

The group’s startup company is AsfalisMed, and it survived the first round of judging, based on applications, by Intel Innovators, which will award $100,000 to the winning project. The top five teams will have the opportunity to give a presentation on their efforts. Travis Beaulieu, a senior in applied physics, and Joel Florek, a first-year in mechanical engineering, lead the Tech group… [read more]

Board of Control Approves New Degree Programs

The Board of Control approved two new master’s degree programs, two new bachelor’s programs and a new PhD program. The new degrees–in medical informatics, biomedical engineering, biochemistry and molecular biology, physics and physics for high school teachers–now must go to the academic affairs officers of the Presidents’ Council, State Universities of Michigan, for review and approval… [read more]