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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Social Entrepreneurs Ask ‘Why Not Me?’

optimize By Kate Morris The University of Michigan student organization optiMize recently celebrated its third annual Social Innovation Challenge Final Showcase, highlighting the efforts of multidisciplinary teams aimed at effecting social change. Co-founder Jeff Sorenson describes ...

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36 Hours and a Creative Lens

take36blog By guest blogger Nick Theodoracatos This year, for the first time, MPowered Entrepreneurship held a first-of-its-kind weekend long challenge for creative self-starters and filmmakers. Take 36 is a 36-hour film competition in which participants form teams ...

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From U-M to SXSW

SXSW By Innovate Blue Student Associate Mathias Arkayin For the third year in a row, the University of Michigan demonstrated its commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. ...

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