Kettering students will be tapped, along with those from UM-Flint and MSU, to assist Landaal Packaging of Burton at its new Innovation Center in downtown Flint. The local company will relocate its design and marketing team to the Rowe Building in September. Read more about Landaal’s expansion in the Flint Journal.
Monthly Archive: June 2012
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Finding new ways to produce healthy, sustainable food sources for a growing population is a necessity. Austin Lawrence, a current Kettering University student, and Brian Falther, a 2010 Kettering University graduate, are motivated to offer a solution to food sustainability. Falther, who is living in Grand Rapids (originally from Stow, Ohio), and Lawrence, a Mattawan …
Four Kettering University students are working with Emergent BioSolutions, which is partnering with the federal government to launch one of three national biodefense centers to help the country create vaccines in the event of a pandemic along with shaping strategies for responding to bioterrorism. Kettering’s involvement in the project has been covered by the Washington …
Laura Berman recently wrote about Forgotten Harvest, a food rescue operation in the Detroit area that recently became the nation’s largest. The story mentions how four Kettering interns have helped the organization grow: A charity that, in 2001, when Goodell arrived, relied on an octogenarian volunteer statistician to track handwritten receipts, had a long way …
Blake Thorne of the Flint Journal recently profiled two Flint residents, Philip and Saso Pirkovic, and their website MySecretLife.com. The site, which is described as “real time website that contains secrets submitted by everyday people from all over the world,” quickly grew, and when they needed help expanding, they turned to TechWorks: The popularity was …
Roberto Acosta of the Flint Journal reported on the efforts of local residents to plant trees to start a fruit orchard in Mt. Morris Township, just outside of Flint: More than 130 residents, including students from Mott Community College, Kettering University, UPS, local and state officials, as well as Mt. Morris Township firefighters and police …