Jules Pieri: U-M Alumnus and Co-Founder of The Grommet

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Seven Tips for Pitching your Startup

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Seize the Summer: Staying Engaged

summer graphic 3.001 Memorial day weekend has come and past, and the threat of the summer slump looms in our near future. For most of us, it is hard to stay focused on projects throughout the summer months. ...

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12 Entrepreneurial Lessons from Thomas H. Zurbuchen

zurbuchen By Manish Parikh, University of Michigan Alumnus As a young boy living in a remote Swiss mountain village, Thomas Zurbuchen began life with a strict religious upbringing; lacking scientific and intellectual stimulation. His journey is the ...

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A Message to the Graduates of 2015

graduates1 By Thomas Zurbuchen This weekend, thousands of University of Michigan students will participate in commencement, and many will likely face their post-college days with a mix of trepidation and excitement. What I hope they’ll carry ...

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