Daily Archives: June 18, 2019

Damian Porcari, Elijah J. McCoy U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Driven – Mobility Moment: Damian Porcari, United States Patent and Trademark Office Welcome to Driven’s Mobility Moments Podcast, where we talk with the people building the mobility ecosystem here in the Detroit region. Today my guest is a super interesting person with a lot of knowledge about Detroit and about automobility. He’s Damian Porcari, director of the Elijah J. McCoy ...

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5 Things For Kids To Do This Week – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Summertime is here and there fun for kids of all ages. Here is a list of five things for kids to do this week: Splash Pad: The Farmington Hills Splash Pad is a series of fountains and sprayers. It is located inside Heritage Park on Farmington Road between 10 and 11 Mile Road. The Splash Pad is ...

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Autonomous vehicle summer camp programs cultivate new generation of mobility professionals

As the transportation industry drives further towards autonomous and electrification, educational curriculums must advance to properly train those that will be designing, building, and servicing the future of mobility.  The NEXT Education services has filled 10, week-long educational programs that introduce students from fifth through ninth grades to how autonomous vehicles are created. The program is designed for students interested ...

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Student Art Coming To Attorney General Nessel’s Offices – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Thirty-five student artwork pieces that were part of an exhibition will be on display in the Lansing and Detroit offices of state Attorney General Dana Nessel. Nessel said “the artistic expression of these exceptionally talented students is truly remarkable.” It is part of the 82nd Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition at the ...

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OU Embarks On Plan Allowing Margrove Students To Finish Degrees – Detroit News Watch

ROCHESTER, Mich.  (Detroit News Watch) – Since the recent announcement of Marygrove College permanently closing its doors this December in Detroit, Oakland University has been in talks with Marygrove to allow graduate students to complete their degrees by creating a transfer program. Administration has embarked on a plan to allow Marygrove students to complete their degrees at Oakland University. In ...

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